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Festivals in Manchester

Festivals in Manchester

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  1. Add Manchester Jazz Festival to your Itinerary

    Manchester Jazz Festival


    Europe's most adventurous jazz festival celebrates #jazz100 with big-name bands, emerging artists and new works.

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  2. Add Manchester Day 2018 to your Itinerary

    Manchester Day 2018

    Manchester Day 2018 promises to be even bigger and better than ever. As well as an amazing parade through the heart of the city, Manchester’s city centre squares will feature a dazzling array of performances, decorations and mouth watering food and...

  3. Add Chinese New Year to your Itinerary

    Chinese New Year

    Three days of the brightest celebrations across the city, culminating in the spectacular Dragon Parade.

  4. Add Manchester Beer & Cider Festival 2018 to your Itinerary

    Manchester Beer & Cider Festival 2018


    The Manchester Beer and Cider Festival returns to Manchester Central from 25th - 27th January 2018. 

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  5. Add Bolton Food and Drink Festival to your Itinerary

    Bolton Food and Drink Festival


    Voted the best Food Market by the National Association of British Market Authorities, the Bolton Food and Drink Festival runs over August Bank Holiday weekend, and attracted over 260,000 visitors in 2016.

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  6. Add Wonder Women 2018 to your Itinerary

    Wonder Women 2018


    Manchester's feminist festival highlighting the feminist journey, via 10 days of events, debate, music, art, gigs, profiles and more.

  7. Add Nuclear to your Itinerary



    Showcasing the fiercest Black dancers, choreographers and writers.

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  8. World Black Pudding Throwing Championships

    This annual competition which dates back to the 1980s sees Black Puddings hurtled at a pile of Yorkshire Puddings on a 20ft high plinth.

  9. Manchester Punk Festival

    Manchester Punk Festival is a volunteer run, not-for-profit, multi-day and venue DIY punk rock festival held in Manchester City Centre, brought by TNSrecords, Anarchistic Undertones and Moving North.

  10. Add Dot to Dot Festival to your Itinerary

    Dot to Dot Festival


    The UK’s Premier Festival for unearthing the best new talent, Dot To Dot Festival, returns to Manchester for its 13th edition.

  11. Manchester Irish Festival


    The Manchester Irish Festival celebrated it's 21st Anniversary in March 2016. Also a year which marked 26 years of the Manchester St Patrick's Parade. The Festival is still considered as one of the largest outside of Ireland.

  12. Add bluedot to your Itinerary



    An intergalactic festival of music, science and the exploration of space.

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  13. Add Mossley Light Festival to your Itinerary

    Mossley Light Festival


    A huge carnival inspired lantern parade will bring an ancient Tame Valley legend to life.

  14. Add Queer Media Festival to your Itinerary

    Queer Media Festival

    First Street, Manchester

    Queer Media Festival is a one day event on Saturday 18th November at HOME, Manchester's £25 million combined arts centre.

  15. Add FESTWICH to your Itinerary


    Westhaughton, Manchester

    The UK's biggest free tribute festival

  16. Add Manchester Pride Big Weekend to your Itinerary

    Manchester Pride Big Weekend


    Incorporating The Big Weekend at Manchester's world famous Gay Village, The Manchester Pride Parade on the streets of the City Centre and The Candlelit Vigil in Sackville Park.

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  17. Wigan Live Festival


    Brand new free music festival over the August bank holiday weekend at various venues around Wigan Town Centre.

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  18. Add Parklife Festival to your Itinerary

    Parklife Festival


    Manchester's biggest music festival returns in 2018 on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 June at Heaton Park.

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  19. Add The Fizz Festival to your Itinerary

    The Fizz Festival


    The Fizz Festival is the only wine fair in the UK dedicated to Champagne and sparkling wine from around the world.
    Meet the most passionate and knowledgeable producers and suppliers of fizz, try and buy with huge discounts available on both days.

  20. Add PUSH Festival 2018 to your Itinerary

    PUSH Festival 2018

    2 First Street, Manchester

    Greater Manchester is home to some of the most exciting and vibrant artists and companies who make work that thrills, excites and challenges audiences.

  21. Add Bolton Winter Festival to your Itinerary

    Bolton Winter Festival


    Bolton’s Winter Festival offers something for all the family from the popular covered ice rink, super fun snow slide, magical Santa’s Grotto and festive artisan markets.

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