What's on around Manchester

Today to Fri 23 Jul, closest first.
Coronavirus: Do check with venue for Cancellations

The Global Playground

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Amplifying diverse voices from a team of international collaborators, The Global Playground will premiere at the Manchester International Festival and online this July.
Unit 5, Great Northern Warehouse, 235 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4EN
Fri 2 Jul to Sun 4 Jul, Fri 9 Jul to Sun 11 Jul, Wed 14 Jul, Fri 16 Jul to Sun 18 Jul

Paint and wine event

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welcome to the Sip and Paint class: 2 hours of Fun, creative and relaxing painting workshop with a sip of wine (or non alcoholic drink).
Arthur House, Chorlton Street, Manchester M1 3FH
Sat 17 Jul, Sat 7 Aug, Sat 28 Aug, Sun 12 Sep

Hallé Story Time

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Hallé Story Time (under 7) A 35-minute story session for children under 7. Come and listen to a trio of Hallé musicians and narrator tell the stories of ‘The Hallé Bears’ and ‘The Further Adventures...
Halle St Peter’s 40 Blossom Street Ancoats Manchester M4 6BF
Sat 26 Jun

Goddess Gaia

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Goddess Gaia (7+) A 40-minute live performance of Tony Mitton and Steve Pickett’s Cantata, Goddess Gaia, for Flute, harp, cello and narrator with animation.
Halle St Peter’s 40 Blossom Street Ancoats Manchester M4 6BF
Sat 26 Jun

Manchester to Blackpool bike ride

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The cycling event of the summer is back again! Join #TeamChristie once again as we hop on our bikes and tackle the 60 mile route from Media City at Salford Quays to finish beneath the iconic...
The Piazza, MediaCityUK, Salford M50 2EQ
Sun 4 Jul

The Christie Manchester to Blackpool Bike Event

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The cycling event of the summer is back again! Join #TeamChristie once again as we hop on our bikes and tackle the 60 mile route from Media City at Salford Quays to finish beneath the iconic...
The Piazza, MediaCityUK, Salford M50 2EQ
Sun 4 Jul

McDonald’s Fun Football - Salford

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At Fun Football, we create a fun, friendly and safe environment, for boys and girls aged 5 – 11 to try football for the first time.
Salford Sports Village, 325 Littleton Rd, Salford M7 3NQ
Sat 26 Jun

McDonald’s Fun Football - Manchester Saturdays - Block 1

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At Fun Football, we create a fun, friendly and safe environment, for boys and girls aged 5 – 11 to try football for the first time.
Platt Lane Sports Complex, Yew Tree Rd, Manchester M14 7UU
Sat 26 Jun

McDonald’s Fun Football - Manchester Sunday 10am - Block 1

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At Fun Football, we create a fun, friendly and safe environment, for boys and girls aged 5 – 11 to try football for the first time.
Platt Lane Sports Complex, Yew Tree Rd, Manchester M14 7UU
Sun 27 Jun

McDonald’s Fun Football - Manchester Sunday 11am - Block 1

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At Fun Football, we create a fun, friendly and safe environment, for boys and girls aged 5 – 11 to try football for the first time.
Platt Lane Sports Complex, Yew Tree Rd, Manchester M14 7UU
Sun 27 Jun

Southlands - Open Garden for NGS

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Described by visitors as ’totally inspirational’, this artists’ multi-award winning garden unfolds into a series of beautiful spaces including Mediterranean, Ornamental and Woodland
Southlands, Stretford M32 9DA
Sun 18 Jul

Circus Extreme

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For a discount call the box office on 0203 375 3970 or online with Ticketmaster and quote ‘BIKES’ Must be booked at least 24 hours before show time.
The Trafford Centre Peel 7 Car Park M17 8AA
Fri 2 Jul to Sun 18 Jul

Reddish Worker Bee Market

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Reddish Worker Bee Market Outdoor Artisan Market with measures in place to keep customers and traders socially distanced and safe.
Broadstone Mill, Broadstone Road, Reddish SK5 7DL
Sat 26 Jun

ComedySportz

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You’ve seen football. You’ve seen tennis. But have you seen Comedy as a sport? Then you don’t want to miss this all ages, all action, all improvised competitive comedy show!
Waterside 1 Waterside Plaza Sale M33 7ZF
Sat 26 Jun

ComedySportz 4 Tots

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A show aimed at kids aged six and under from the team behind ComedySportz. Each show promises plenty of BIG laughs for little kids and a great opportunity to let their imaginations run wild.
Waterside 1 Waterside Plaza Sale M33 7ZF
Sat 26 Jun

The House That Jackson Built

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Jackson’s dad is building a new house out of weird and whacky bits and bobs thrown away by the local builder. The last few years have been hard for young Jackson, living without his mum.
Waterside 1 Waterside Plaza Sale M33 7ZF
Sun 27 Jun

When Another Dragon Roars

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The two of them are going camping –to have some quality time. Alfie finds it hard to talk, his Mum does too.
Waterside 1 Waterside Plaza Sale M33 7ZF
Sun 4 Jul

Mischief & Mystery in Moominvalley

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Discover a world where anything is possible. Be sure to pack your imagination and join us on an unforgettable journey to Moominvalley where everyone is welcome, nature thrives and adventures are...
Waterside 1 Waterside Plaza Sale M33 7ZF
Sun 11 Jul

Paper Aeroplane

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Half Moon Theatre presents a Lots of Odds Theatre production. Take flight with two new friends as they soar through clouds, fly over distant seas and circle faraway lands.
Waterside 1 Waterside Plaza Sale M33 7ZF
Sun 18 Jul

Summer Series: Together Again: A Musical Treat

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A special programme of famous works from the world of opera, with a few additional surprises! The programme includes: Verdi Nabucco Va Pensiero Verdi La traviata Brindisi Verdi Il...
St Paul’s Church, 15 Springfield Road, Sale M33 7YA
Sat 17 Jul

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