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Maggie's, Manchester - Open Garden for NGS

Maggie’s, Manchester - Open Garden for NGS The architecture of Maggies Manchester, designed by world-renowned architect Lord Foster, is complemented by gardens... See more >
Maggie’s, Manchester, Manchester M20 4QL
Sun 16 Jun

The Shakespearean Garden, Platt Fields Park - Open Garden for NGS

The Shakespearean Garden, Platt Fields Park - Open Garden for NGS The concept of a Shakespearean Garden was first developed in Victorian England with the idea of creating a garden with... See more >
The Shakespearean Garden, Platt Fields Park, Manchester M14 6LA
Sat 6 Jul and Sun 7 Jul

Chorlton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Chorlton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Chorlton is a suburb of Manchester with great food shops, bars, cafes, and a bohemian atmosphere. Our gardens reflect..... See more >
Chorlton Gardens, Manchester M21 8UZ
Sun 23 Jun

FREE taster session with the Stockport Rock Choir

Are you looking to find a local choir to join? Your friendly local Stockport choir is run by vocal coach David..... See more >
The Guildhall, 169 Wellington Road South, Stockport SK1 3UA
Mon 24 Jun, Mon 1 Jul

Talk on 'Foraging'

Cheadle Hulme Gardening Society welcomes David Winnard who will be giving a talk on Foraging. He is one of the most..... See more >
Parish Rooms, Church Road, Cheadle Hulme SK8 7JB

Talk on Foraging in the Wild

David Winnard will be given a talk on 'Foraging in the Wild'. He is a respected forager and naturalist in..... See more >
Parish Rooms, Church Road, Cheadle Hulme SK8 7JB

The Importance of Being Earnest

Everybody loves Ernest. In fact, Cecily and Gwendolen are both engaged to Ernest. The only trouble is, he doesn’t..... See more >
Ordsall Hall M5 3AN
Wed 3 Jul

Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight

The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's masterpiece The Four Seasons and other... See more >
St Ann’s Church, 44 Ann Street, Manchester M2 7LF
Sat 22 Jun


Góbéfest, Manchester's original urban folk music and dance festival with strong Central and Eastern European... See more >
Cathedral Gardens M4 3BG
Fri 21 Jun to Sun 23 Jun

After Hours at Chetham's Library - Cancelled

Join us for an exclusive after hours chance to explore the medieval stone passages, secret staircases and richly... See more >
Chetham’s Library, Long Millgate, Manchester M3 1SB
Fri 21 Jun

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..... See more >
Peel Hall, University of Salford M5 4WX
Sat 6 Jul

Sweet Caroline

Direct from London’s Adelphi Theatre. . . get ready for that night out you have been dreaming of! One special..... See more >
Altrincham Garrick Playhouse Barrington Road Altrincham WA14 1HZ
Thu 27 Jun

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... See more >
Altrincham Garrick Playhouse, Barrington Road, Altrincham WA14 1HZ
Thu 11 Jul

The Mill House - Open Garden for NGS

The Mill House - Open Garden for NGS An urban garden of ¾ acre, established in 2019. Herbaceous border to the west, rose pergolas, enclosed yard with..... See more >
The Mill House, Altrincham WA14 3HS
Sun 30 Jun

Prestbury Choral Society Summer Concert

Prestbury Choral Society's Summer concert of English music promises to be a very pleasant and enjoyable evening... See more >
St Bartholomew’s Church, Wilmslow SK9 1AW
Sat 29 Jun
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Things to do around Manchester

Here are some delightful activities for a day out in Manchester, a vibrant city in the north-west of England:

1. Take a Football Stadium Tour:
- Football is life in Manchester! Whether you're a red or a blue, both Manchester United and Manchester City offer stadium tours. Explore the changing rooms, marvel at the pitch, and see the collections of trophies acquired over the years. At Old Trafford, there's even an onsite museum where you can learn about the history of Manchester United's legends. If you're a City fan, book a tour of Etihad Stadium to discover the history and triumphs of Manchester City.

2. Tour Manchester Art Gallery:
- Located in the city center, Manchester Art Gallery houses over 12,500 works of art. Lose yourself among world-class paintings, sculptures, and photographs in both permanent and temporary exhibits.

3. Explore the Northern Quarter:
- Wander through the Northern Quarter, known for its independent boutiques, street art, and trendy cafés. Discover quirky shops, vintage stores, and hidden gems. Don't miss the vibrant atmosphere and unique character of this creative neighborhood.

4. Visit the Science and Industry Museum:
- Learn about revolutionary inventions and Manchester's industrial heritage at the Science and Industry Museum. Explore interactive exhibits, vintage machinery, and historical artifacts. It's a fascinating journey through time and innovation.

5. Enjoy Live Music and Nightlife:
- Manchester is renowned for its music scene. Check out live gigs at iconic venues like Albert Hall, Band on the Wall, or Night & Day Café. After dark, explore the city's diverse bars, pubs, and clubs for a memorable night out.

6. Discover Manchester Cathedral:
- Visit Manchester Cathedral, a historic gem with stunning architecture. Attend a service, admire the stained glass windows, and explore the peaceful cloisters. Don't forget to step outside and enjoy the serene gardens.

7. Explore the Whitworth Art Gallery:
- The Whitworth Art Gallery offers a mix of contemporary and historic art. Wander through its beautiful park setting, enjoy the exhibitions, and relax by the lakeside.

8. Indulge in Food and Drink:
- Manchester boasts a diverse culinary scene. Try local delicacies at the Arndale Market, savor international cuisine in the Chinatown, or enjoy a traditional pub lunch. Don't forget to sample a Manchester tart or a Bury black pudding.

Remember, Manchester has something for everyone – from art and history to music and nightlife!