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October events

Gandeys Circus – ‘SPOOKTACULAR’ (Trafford Centre)

A very special (trick or) treat for Halloween, Gandeys Circus returns with a brand-new action-packed legendary Halloween Spooktacular Big Top show for all the family.
Trafford Centre – Grand Hall Entrance M17 8AA
Today to Sun 31 Oct

Jägermeister Coffee Haus

JAGERMEISTER OPEN POP UP COFFEE SHOP IN MANCHESTER Jägermeister Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur lands in Manchester’s Northern Quarter on October 20th, partnering with the area's best-known coffee
Foundation Coffee House, Sevendale House, Lever Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M1 1JB
Today to Sat 23 Oct

The Lost Happy Endings

When a wicked witch steals all the familiar happy endings from children's fairy tales, causing tears at bedtime all over the world, Jub uses her strength and creativity to rewrite some
The Lowry, The Quays, Salford Quays M50 3AZ
Fri 22 Oct and Sat 23 Oct

Half Term Fun To Teach Kids About Responsible Pet Ownership

To help keep kids entertained during the October half term, Pets at Home has launched a series of new spook-tacular virtual activities on its free My Pet Pals educational activity hub for children
Virtual Event M2 6LW
Fri 22 Oct to Mon 1 Nov


ComedySportz TWO TEAMS. ONE REF. NO SCRIPT. LOTS OF LAUGHS! You've seen football. You've seen tennis. But have you seen Comedy as a sport?
Waterside Arts 1 Waterside Plaza M33 7ZF
Sat 23 Oct, Sat 20 Nov

Improv Comedy Course

Improv Comedy Course Whether you want to get on stage, make new connections or just have some fun don't miss this 8 week course with Manchester's longest running comedy workshops.
Gorse Hill Studios, Cavendish Rd, Stretford, Manchester M32 0PS
Sun 24 Oct, Sun 31 Oct, Sun 7 Nov, Sun 14 Nov, Sun 21 Nov

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Stars of the stage and screen, Wendi Peters (Big! The Musical; Coronation Street) and Bill Ward (Everybody’s Talking About Jamie; Emmerdale), will lead a thrilling new production of The Legend of...
Oldham Coliseum, Fairbottom St, Oldham OL1 3SW
Tue 26 Oct to Sat 30 Oct

Sexy Lamp

Shining a light on sexism in the acting industry, Sexy Lamp is a semi-autobiographical piece following Katie’s arrival in London in 2012; in a city full of magic and optimism, she is greeted by the
Pier 8, The Quays, Salford M50 3AZ
Fri 29 Oct and Sat 30 Oct

Cancer Research UK Manchester Shine Night Walk 2021

Manchester, are you ready for a night to remember? Experience a very special evening out on 30 October – a 10k night walk through your city. Light up the streets, celebrate, feel proud.
Castlefield Bowl, Rice St, Manchester M3 4JR
Sat 30 Oct

Autumn Steamings at Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines - some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woollen mills of the North of England.
Bolton Steam Museum, Mornington Road, off Chorley Old Road, Bolton BL1 4EU
Sat 30 Oct and Sun 31 Oct

Birds of a Feather

Birds of a Feather is a photographic exhibition showcasing work developed by participants of our social prescribing project SMASH: EXPLORE.
No. 93 Health and Wellbeing Centre, 93 Church Lane Harpurhey, Manchester M9 5BG
Sun 31 Oct

Things to do in Greater Manchester