What's On In and Around Manchester

Today to Fri 28 Oct, by distance closest first.

Wine Escape Manchester

THE UK'S FIRST IMMERSIVE ESCAPE ROOM EVENT! Step back into the roaring 1920’s and enjoy the glamour and extravagance of Hawker Wine Estate.
Manchester Hall, 36 Bridge St, Greater, Manchester M3 3BT Details >
Fri 14 Oct and Sat 15 Oct

Vivaldi's Four Seasons by Candlelight

Sat 15th Oct, 7.30pm - Manchester Cathedral The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's timeless classic, The Four Seasons, and other works by candlelight in...
Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street M3 1SX Details >
Sat 15 Oct

Big Fish Little Fish Family Rave

The original family ravers Big Fish Little Fish are returning to MANCHESTER for a rave up! Si Frater (Rejuvenation / Bowlers) will be on the decks playing (grown-up) dance music for families to...
Cargo Manchester Unit 5-6 The Printworks, Withy Grove, Manchester M4 2BS Details >
Sun 9 Oct

Madam Good Tit

Helen Bauer is basic, well, basic-plus, because she is aware of it. 2019’s Best Newcomer nominee has announced her first UK tour starting on Wednesday 28th September at the Edinburgh Stand...
Frog & Bucket Manchester: 102 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LJ Details >
Sun 9 Oct

Come & Sing Brahms Requiem with Salford Choral Society

Come & Sing Brahms Requiem with Salford Choral Society Immerse yourself in Brahms’ choral masterpiece, Ein Deutsches Requiem, in this enjoyable sing day led by our inspiring Music Director Tom Newall.
Hemsley House 41-42 The Crescent Salford M5 4PE Details >
Sat 15 Oct

80's flashback

Greater Manchester's buses... 1980s style! - See what it was like to travel on buses in the 80s - Special displays: sights and sounds of the 80s - Tastes of the 80s - popular snacks and food...
Museum of Transport, Boyle Street, Cheetham, Manchester M8 8UW Details >
Sat 22 Oct and Sun 23 Oct

Centre Shuttle 4

Ride our free heritage buses to/from Shudehill Interchange Stand E. every 20minutes to main events Free travel on our heritage buses to / from Museum Heritage Shuttle 4 Free heritage bus link...
Museum of Transport, Boyle Street, Cheetham, Manchester M8 8UW Details >
Sat 22 Oct

Not Your Circus Dog: Not F**kin Sorry

“So, just what is it that you fuckers want? The cracks, the scars? We are sick of being your circus dogs. Everything you think we can’t do, we can.
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA Details >
Today

Black Angel: NewVision - Postponed

Black Angel: NewVision is an exhibition that looks at the present and towards the future representation of LBT Black and Asian women. Black Angel has always been more than a club night.
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA Details >
Today

Emergency 22

A day out for the curious. Manchester’s twenty-second micro-marathon of the bizarre, the bold + the beautiful takes over Contact on Saturday 1 October — with a daytime of performance...
CONTACT Oxford Rd Manchester M15 6JA Details >
Sat 1 Oct

Outbox: Groove

Created by the critically acclaimed OUTBOX - whose work blurs boundaries, disrupts, challenges and delights – GROOVE features a fierce and mighty cast of intergenerational dancers and actors moving
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA Details >
Wed 5 Oct to Fri 7 Oct

Roma Havers: LOB

LOB is a tennis, poetry bonanza about moving through sporting spaces as a queer body, written and performed by Roma Havers.
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA Details >
Wed 5 Oct to Sat 8 Oct

Black Angel 25

Black Angel returns to celebrate their 25th birthday! The pioneering club night returns for a special event on Saturday 8th October to celebrate 25 years of Black Angel, the birth of the Black and...
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA Details >
Sat 8 Oct

With My Ear to the Wall

With My Ear to the Wall is a tactile audio installation of tumblers, placed to the wall. Inciting empathy, curiosity and a sense of closeness, With My Ear to the Wall is an opportunity to eavesdrop...
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA Details >
Mon 10 Oct to Sat 15 Oct

Inua Ellams & Yomi Sode

Two electrifying performers, Inua Ellams and Yomi Sode return to MLF to share work from their acclaimed poetry collections.
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA Details >
Tue 11 Oct

Glowing Writing Workshop

A writing workshop led by Miray Sidhom which will help you develop creative tools to explore your journey with pregnancy, birth and parenthood.
CONTACT Oxford Rd Manchester M15 6JA Details >
Mon 17 Oct and Tue 18 Oct

Amy Vreeke: Glowing

Candid, ferocious, funny and loud, Glowing debunks the myths that pregnant women are having the time of their lives and new mothers spend their days softly singing nursery rhymes to sleeping
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA Details >
Tue 18 Oct to Sat 22 Oct

More Fiya

With Jackie Kay, Malika Booker, Kayo Chingonyi, Jason Allen-Paisant, Rommi Smith & Keisha Thompson In 1998, Lemn Sissay curated the seminal anthology, The Fire People, a showcase of the new
Contact, Oxford Road M15 6JA Details >
Sat 22 Oct

Contact Young Company: Halo

Our new Artistic Director Keisha Thompson teams up with Contact Young Company to direct their Autumn show!
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA Details >
Mon 24 Oct to Wed 26 Oct

Emerging

Scarabeus Aerial Theatre combine aerial dance and visual theatre with excerpts from letters written to each other in an immersive multimedia performance.
The Lowry Pier 8 The Quays Salford M50 3AZ Details >
Fri 7 Oct and Sat 8 Oct

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