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Disney's High School Musical Jr.

It’s the first day after winter break at East High. The Jocks, Brainiacs, Thespians and Skater Dudes all find their cliques. Basketball team captain and resident jock, Troy, discovers that the brainy Gabriella, a girl he met singing karaoke on his ski trip, has just enrolled at East High... See more >
Walmsley Church Parish Hall Blackburn Road Egerton Bolton BL7 9SA
Thu 27 Jun to Sat 29 Jun

Manchester Bach Choir Celebrating Summer

Celebrate summer with us, listening to a varied programme of choral music beginning with Clara Schumann: Drei gemischte Chöre - A Song Cycle of Three Mixed Choruses. Frostiana: Seven Country Songs, poems by Robert Frost set to music by Randall Thompson... See more >
Didsbury Baptist Church, School Lane/Beaver Rd M20 6SX
Sun 30 Jun

LOADS Presents: The Academy Assassination

Following on from last years successful “Murder at the Mummy Party” comes the new Murder Mystery from C.J. Holding! Set in Tinsel Town, the City of Angels on the most prestigious night of the year- The Academy Awards... See more >
leigh Spinners Mill - Floor 4 - The Horrocks Gallery. WN7 2LB
Thu 4 Jul to Sat 6 Jul, Thu 11 Jul to Sat 13 Jul

It's Showtime! A celebration of musical theatre

Join Salford Choral Society for a celebration of the very best of musical theatre. With selections from West Side Story, Beauty and the Beast, Sondheim (Into the Woods selection), Gershwin and Gilbert & Sullivan, there's something for everyone... See more >
Peel Hall, University of Salford M5 4WX
Sat 6 Jul

Classic Car Show

Tameside Vintage and Classic Car Show, come and see a wide selection of cars outside on the wharf. Visit the Museum and cafe. Coffee lunches and ice cream available. See more >
Bridge View Cafe, Heritage Wharf, Portland place, Ashton Under Lyne. OL7 0QA
Sun 7 Jul

Craft & Gift Fair - Holiday Inn Express, Leigh

Craft & Gift Fair - Holiday Inn Express, Leigh Why not come along to this fantastic venue and enjoy shopping from a wide range of local Artisans, Crafters, Makers and Small Businesses, all selling items you really can't find on the high street. The Fair is a fully indoor event and is open from 10am until 4pm... See more >
Holiday Inn Express Leigh Sports Village Sale Way Leigh WN7 4JY
Sun 7 Jul

Inside the Library: Collecting the Conjuror

Across July, Chetham's Library will be exploring the true stories and Manchester connections of one of the Tudor court's most controversial figures, the scientist, magician and astrologer Doctor John Dee. In this Inside the Library session, Laura Bryer will be talking about the collection of Renaissance polymath, Dr John Dee... See more >
Chethams Library, Long Millgate, Manchester M3 1SB
Tue 9 Jul

Altrincham Garrick Show Choir - Stage & Screen Concert

We are delighted to bring you Altrincham Garrick Show Choir’s Concert, packed with show-stopping songs from stage and screen. The evening will also be host to a professional guest soloist and a 4 piece band to compliment the Choir. Come and enjoy and celebrate all things musical! Guaranteed to have you leaving the theatre on a musical high. See more >
Altrincham Garrick Playhouse, Barrington Road, Altrincham WA14 1HZ
Thu 11 Jul

Gorton Philharmonic: A Night of Movie Music

An evening of dramatic and popular orchestra music from the silver screen, including the theme from Ladies in Lavender and Addinsell’s Warsaw Concerto with violin and piano soloists, plus music from Star Wars, Chicago, Pirates of the Caribbean and other blockbusters. If you love movies than this concert is a must!... See more >
The Stoller Hall, Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1DA
Sat 13 Jul

The Christie Manchester to Blackpool Bike Ride

Cycle from city to sea this summer with #TeamChristie! Join Team Christie once again as they head to the seaside as part of The Christie’s Manchester to Blackpool bike ride! Join the action on Sunday 14th July for 60 exhilarating miles as you cycle from MediaCityUK to Blackpool’s famous South Promenade... See more >
The Piazza, MediaCityUK, Salford M50 2EQ
Sun 14 Jul

Manchester to Blackpool

The Manchester to Blackpool bike ride is a very popular event - cycle 60 miles from Salford Quays to a great finish with music, food and beer tent on the South Promenade in Blackpool. Lots of refreshment stops along the scenic country lanes of Lancashire, with marshals, cycle mechanics, medical and pick up vehicles looking after you... See more >
The Piazza MediaCityUK Salford M50 2EQ
Sun 14 Jul

CodeQuest - 6-Week Summer Adventure in Tech!

Aspire to be a tech wizard and unlock your full technological prowess? Look no further! Sovereign House GH invites you to an exhilarating 6-week intensive computer learning program. Dazzle your friends with your newfound coding skills, HTML, CSS, Python, and beyond! Our course caters to all levels - from tech novices to seasoned gurus!... See more >
19 Broad Street Bury Bl9 ODA BL9 0DA
Mon 15 Jul to Fri 23 Aug

Heaton Park Food & Drink Festival 2024: A Feast in The Park

MANCHESTER, brace yourselves – we're making a triumphant return on August 3rd-4th, setting Heaton Park ablaze for another unforgettable year! Picture this: leisurely strolling, cold drink in hand, indulging in tasty treats, and being serenaded by live music on stage... But that's just the beginning!... See more >
Heaton Park, Manchester M25 2SW
Sat 3 Aug and Sun 4 Aug

Chetham's International Piano Summer School - Public Concerts

Between Thursday 8 – Saturday 17 August, Chetham’s International Piano Summer School brings world class and legendary musicians to a vibrant, supportive community in central Manchester. Alongside lectures, open lessons and opportunities to develop new skills, you can discover a daily programme of recitals from world-class performers. See more >
The Stoller Hall, Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1DA
Thu 8 Aug to Sat 17 Aug

Magic of Thailand Festival in Manchester

A two day Thai Festival to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Platt Fields Park is brought to you by Magic of Thailand, previously known as Manchester Thai Festival... See more >
Platt Fields Park, Platt Lane, Manchester M14 5NF
Sat 10 Aug and Sun 11 Aug
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Things to do around Greater Manchester

If you're planning a day out in Greater Manchester, there's no shortage of exciting activities to explore. Whether you're interested in culture, sports, or unique experiences, here are some top recommendations:

1. The John Rylands Library: Immerse yourself in the world of literature and history at this stunning library. With its Gothic architecture and extensive collections, it's a must-visit for book lovers and history enthusiasts.

2. Old Trafford: Football fans won't want to miss a tour of Old Trafford, home to Manchester United. Explore the club's rich history, visit the museum, and even step onto the hallowed turf of the stadium.

3. Etihad Stadium: If you're more inclined towards Manchester City, head to the Etihad Stadium. Take a behind-the-scenes tour, learn about the club's achievements, and soak in the football atmosphere.

4. Cultural Happenings: Manchester's cultural scene is ever-evolving. Keep an eye out for exhibitions, live theatre performances, and music gigs happening at various venues across the city. From iconic stadiums to intimate spaces, there's always something exciting to experience.

5. Festivals and Celebrations: Throughout the year, Manchester comes alive with eclectic festivals. From music and arts festivals to seasonal celebrations, immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the city. Check local listings for upcoming events.

6. Unique Activity Nights: For something different, explore quirky activities like bowling, axe throwing, or other fun experiences. Manchester's diverse offerings ensure there's never a dull moment, whether it's a first date or a rainy day outing.

Remember to check out the Visit Manchester Pass, which grants entry to top attractions and offers exclusive discounts across the city. Make the most of your time in Greater Manchester and create lasting memories! 🌟⚽📚