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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.

  2. Add Manchester International Festival to your Itinerary

    Manchester International Festival


    Manchester International Festival (MIF) is an artist-led, commissioning festival presenting new works from across the spectrum of performing arts, visual arts and popular culture. It was launched in 2007 and takes place biennially.

  3. Add Manchester Beer Week  to your Itinerary

    Manchester Beer Week


    Manchester’s only city-wide beer festival returns this summer, providing an unrivalled celebration of the nation’s favourite drink across 10 event-filled days.

  4. Add Manchester Thai Festival to your Itinerary

    Manchester Thai Festival


    A two day event to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Platt Fields Park, Manchester is brought to you for the first time by Magic of Thailand.

  5. Add Manchester Sausage Festival to your Itinerary

    Manchester Sausage Festival


    2,000 people, an array of Sausages from around the world, Beer & Cider, Music All Day and Night, Hay Bales, Bunting and Craft Ale.

  6. Add Manchester Jazz Festival presents: Dave Maric, Phronesis & Engines Orchestra: Decade Zero to your Itinerary

    Manchester Jazz Festival presents: Dave Maric, Phronesis & Engines Orchestra: Decade Zero

    Hunts Bank, Manchester

    Internationally acclaimed piano trio Phronesis are joined by an octet of string and woodwind players from the award-winning Engines Orchestra, conducted by Chetham's alumnus Phil Meadows, to perform Decade Zero by composer Dave Maric. Phronesis...

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  7. 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.

  8. Add The Women In Comedy Festival to your Itinerary

    The Women In Comedy Festival


    Manchester's Women In Comedy Festival is Europe's only comedy festival dedicated to gender equality and takes place annually in Manchester, UK during October.

  9. Add Festa Italiana Manchester to your Itinerary

    Festa Italiana Manchester


    Manchester's Italian community are staging a free Italian Festival for the city - Festa Italiana Manchester.

  10. Add Festejar Spanish Festival to your Itinerary

    Festejar Spanish Festival


    Festejar in Manchester's very own Spanish festival in the heart of the city centre. Featuring an array of activity in Albert Square including Spanish dancing lessons, live bands, and food and drink, Festejar transforms the area in a Spanish Oasis. 

  11. Add Meet The Stevens - Manchester Comedy Fringe Event to your Itinerary

    Meet The Stevens - Manchester Comedy Fringe Event


    1 Trans Comedienne - 2 Characters

    Its Sassy verses Classy in this outrageous debut show from transgender comedienne Holly Hutchinson. In this short fast paced show we meet 2 sisters, Jennifer & Sophie G Stevens, who live two very different lives....

  12. Add Manchester Children’s Book Festival to your Itinerary

    Manchester Children’s Book Festival


    A collaboration of the city’s libraries, museums, galleries and theatres and other festivals presenting a series of events across the city

  13. Add bluedot  to your Itinerary



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

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  14. The Greater Manchester Fringe Festival

    The Greater Manchester Fringe Festival is a multi-venue open access arts festival providing support for all art forms to show their work.

  15. Add Creamfields to your Itinerary



    Creamfields is a large British dance music festival featuring DJs and live acts.

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  16. Add Sounds of the City to your Itinerary

    Sounds of the City


    Sounds of the City returns to Castlefield Bowl in 2017 with another stellar line-up. 

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  17. Add Manchester Oktoberfest 2017 to your Itinerary

    Manchester Oktoberfest 2017


    Albert Square will be transformed into a traditional Oktoberfest with live music and a great atmosphere.

  18. Add Manchester Literature Festival to your Itinerary

    Manchester Literature Festival


    Manchester Literature Festival, a city wide celebration of the written and spoken word, returns this October with an outstanding selection of literary highlights with a number of high profile writers returning to present new work.

  19. Add Just So Festival to your Itinerary

    Just So Festival

    Scholar Green

    An imaginative outdoor adventure like no other as the only arts camping festival in the UK dedicated solely to children and their families.

  20. Add Doki Doki Festival to your Itinerary

    Doki Doki Festival


    Doki Doki - The Manchester Japanese Festival is an event held in Manchester, UK, celebrating both traditional and modern Japanese culture.

  21. Add Foodies Festival to your Itinerary

    Foodies Festival


    The UK's biggest celebration of food and drink.

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