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Events, Festivals and Exhibitions

  1. An Unmissable Summer of Cricket in Manchester
    The ICC Cricket World Cup (CWC) takes place every four years, featuring 10 teams and is the culmination of a global qualification process that runs over a 5-6 year period.
  2. Clear your calendar, set your alarm and come and join us this August Bank Holiday weekend for some of the best family entertainment around at one of the North West’s favourite events! Bolton’s celebrated Food and Drink Festival is back for its 14th year and it’s better than ever.
    1. 23 Aug 201926 Aug 2019
  3. Peterloo commemorative glass, date unknown © People’s History Museum
    Part of the national commemorations marking 200 years since the Peterloo Massacre in Manchester 1819, People’s History Museum’s (PHM) headline exhibition for 2019 Disrupt? Peterloo and Protest tells the story of Peterloo and highlights its relevance today, examining issues within our democracy that people are campaigning for 200 years on.
    1. 23 Mar 201923 Feb 2020
  4. MIF
    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.
    1. 4 Jul 201921 Jul 2019
  5. The Greater Manchester Fringe Festival is a multi-venue open access arts festival providing support for all art forms to show their work.
    1. 1 Jul 201931 Jul 2019
  6. The Lowry is home to the world’s largest public collection of paintings and drawings by LS Lowry.
    1. 20 Jul 201931 Dec 2019
  7. The Book of Mormon 2018. Photo credit Johan Persson
    The world wide hist musical comedy The Book of Mormon is coming to Manchester! Find out dates and book your tickets here.
    1. 6 Jun 201910 Aug 2019

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bluedot

bluedot

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

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18th July 2019-21st July 2019
LS Lowry: The Art and the Artist

LS Lowry: The Art and the Artist

The Lowry is home to the world’s largest public collection of paintings and drawings by LS Lowry.

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Open

20th July 2019-31st December 2019
Lowry Outlet Makers Market

Lowry Outlet Makers Market

The Lowry Outlet Makers Market takes up residency on the Piazza of The Lowry Outlet Mall on the…

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Season

27th July 2019-28th July 2019
Peterloo commemorative glass, date unknown © People’s History Museum

Disrupt? Peterloo and Protest

Part of the national commemorations marking 200 years since the Peterloo Massacre in Manchester…

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Open

23rd March 2019-23rd February 2020
FESTWICH

FESTWICH

The UK's biggest free tribute festival

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Open

27th July 2019-28th July 2019
The Greater Manchester Fringe Festival

The Greater Manchester Fringe Festival

The Greater Manchester Fringe Festival is a multi-venue open access arts festival providing support…

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Open

1st July 2019-31st July 2019
Peterloo 2019

Peterloo 2019

2019 marks 200 years since the Peterloo Massacre (16 August 1819) a watershed moment in Britain's…

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Open

7th June 2019-18th August 2019
Festival Square

Festival Square

This summer, we’re again transforming Albert Square into Festival Square, the home of the Festival…

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Open

5th July 2019-21st July 2019
MCM Manchester Comic Con

MCM Manchester Comic Con

The UK's BIGGEST Modern Pop-Culture event.

Openings

Season

27th July 2019-28th July 2019

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