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Festivals in Manchester

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  1. Add Manchester Beer Week  to your Itinerary

    Manchester Beer Week

    Manchester

    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.

  2. Add Manchester Jazz Festival to your Itinerary

    Manchester Jazz Festival

    Manchester

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

  3. Add Manchester International Festival to your Itinerary

    Manchester International Festival

    Manchester

    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.

  4. Wigan International Jazz Festival

    Following the success of the 2016 Wigan International Jazz Festival, the 2017 Festival has been confirmed to take place from Thursday July 6 - Sunday July 9 2017.

  5. 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.

  6. Neighbourhood Festival

    City centre festival featuring over 100 international acts.

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  7. Add Manchester Science Festival to your Itinerary

    Manchester Science Festival

    Manchester

    Manchester Science Festival is a creative, playful and surprising celebration of science.

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  8. Add Manchester Literature Festival to your Itinerary

    Manchester Literature Festival

    Manchester

    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.

  9. Add Manchester Jazz Festival presents: Secret Salon mjf Finale to your Itinerary

    Manchester Jazz Festival presents: Secret Salon mjf Finale

    Manchester

    Enjoy a surprising, kaleidoscopic evening of magical happenings, music, performance and gregarious goings-on in the glamorous Salon Perdu. Who knows when you'll next get the chance to experience a spectacular Spiegeltent in Manchester, so come and...

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  10. 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.

  11. Add Sounds of the City to your Itinerary

    Sounds of the City

    Manchester

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

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  12. Add Manchester Jazz Festival presents: Andy Scott & Group S (ft Gwilym Simcock, John Helliwell & Mike Hall) to your Itinerary

    Manchester Jazz Festival presents: Andy Scott & Group S (ft Gwilym Simcock, John Helliwell & Mike Hall)

    Manchester

    Launching a new CD and new band identity, Andy Scott leads his 14-piece sax colossus -including John Helliwell and Mike Hall and featuring the stellar talents of pianist Gwilym Simcock. The dazzling anthology of new music exploits the full range of...

  13. Add bluedot  to your Itinerary

    bluedot

    Macclesfield

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

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  14. Add Celebrating Syria to your Itinerary

    Celebrating Syria

    Longsight Business Park, Hamilton Road, Manchester

    Celebrating Syria: A Festival of Arts and Culture
    10-23 July 2017 – Various venues in Manchester
    Curated by Rethink Rebuild Society, Manchester

    A fortnight of exhibition, films, theatre, live music, talks by writers, panel discussions and...

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

    Manchester Children’s Book Festival

    Manchester

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

  16. 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.

  17. Add Manchester Oktoberfest 2017 to your Itinerary

    Manchester Oktoberfest 2017

    Manchester

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

  18. 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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  19. Add Doki Doki Festival to your Itinerary

    Doki Doki Festival

    Manchester

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

  20. Add Manchester Pride Big Weekend to your Itinerary

    Manchester Pride Big Weekend

    Manchester

    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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  21. Add Manchester Jazz Festival presents: Riot Jazz Brass Band to your Itinerary

    Manchester Jazz Festival presents: Riot Jazz Brass Band

    Manchester

    Brass-heavy, peace-lovin' aggro jazz, hip-hop samples, funked-up favourites, re-interpreted dubstep, drum 'n' bass and dancefloor bangers. Riot Jazz catapults the spirit of New Orleans into the C21st via Manchester, giving mjf a truly memorable and...

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