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Today to Sat 18 May, By Distance closest first.

Tina Turner Tribute Night - Manchester

Tina Turner Tribute Night, Patricroft conservative Club, Manchester Join us for an electrifying evening of live music... See more >
1 Edison Road, Eccles M30 7AW
Sat 27 Apr

Grand Afternoon Tea at Eccles Parish Church

Please join us for a Grand Afternoon Tea in the Bridgewater Room at historic Eccles Parish Church on Saturday, 20th... See more >
Church Street Eccles, Manchester M30 0DL

Afternoon Brass with Besses O' Th' Barn Brass Band

Please join us in historic Eccles Parish Church for an afternoon of uplifting brass band music with Besses... See more >
Church Street Eccles, Manchester M30 0DL
Sat 18 May

FREE taster session with the Altrincham/Sale Rock Choir

FREE taster session with the Altrincham/Sale Rock Choir If you are pondering whether there is a 'pop or gospel choir near me' then you may be interested in the... See more >
Stretford Public Hall, Chester Road, Stretford, Manchester M32 0LG
Tue 30 Apr, Tue 14 May, and more dates until Tue 18 Jun

Polly (The Heartbreak Opera)

A riotous, radical adaptation of Polly, John Gay’s banned sequel to The Beggar’s Opera, with techno, tracksuits and... See more >
Pier 8, The Quays, Salford M50 3AZ
Thu 2 May and Fri 3 May

Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight

Enjoy an exceptional performance of some of Frederic Chopin's greatest piano works by renowned concert pianist... See more >
St Ann’s Church, 44 Ann Street, Manchester M2 7LF

Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight

The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's masterpiece, The Four Seasons, in the... See more >
Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street M3 1SX
Sat 11 May

Moonlight Sonata and Rhapsody in Blue by Candlelight

Treat yourself and your loved ones to an exceptional piano recital in the beautiful candlelit setting of Manchester... See more >
Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street M3 1SX
Sat 11 May

Chase Distillery @ RHS Urban Show 2024

Chase Distillery @ RHS Urban Show 2024 Chase Distillery, purveyors of exceptional spirits inspired by the untamed beauty of the Herefordshire countryside... See more >
Depot Mayfield, 11 Baring St, Manchester M1 2PY
Today and Sun 21 Apr

420 Munchie Exchange: Swap Your Snack and Give Back.

Insomnia Cookies, the cult late-night bakery making waves across the UK, sparks up excitement with its most blazing... See more >
Platt Fields Park, Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6LA

The South Manchester Food Festival 2024: A Springtime Feast

Prepare your taste buds for an epic celebration of all things FOOD NEW for spring 2024, we'll be rolling up in... See more >
Wythenshawe Park & Gardens, Wythenshawe Road, Manchester M23 0AB
Sat 18 May and Sun 19 May

The Three Towns present 'The Pirates Of Penzance' - A Musical Comedy

The Three Towns present ’The Pirates Of Penzance’ - A Musical Comedy An action-packed, swash-buckling production! Frederic was as a child apprenticed to a band of tender-hearted, orphaned..... See more >
St. Joseph’s Hall, Chapel Street, Leigh WN7 2PR
Tue 14 May to Sat 18 May

Afternoon Tea and Planting Experience

Dobbies is inviting plant enthusiasts and foodies alike to a brand new Afternoon Tea and Planting Experience, giving... See more >
Green Lane, Timperley, Altrincham WA15 8QP

Wheelers Accessible Cycling

Our Supportability Wheelers project offers weekly cycling opportunities throughout the year for disabled adults,... See more >
Woodbank Park Athletics Track, , Woodbank Park, Offerton, Stockport, SK1 4JS SK4 4JZ
Today, Thu 25 Apr, and more dates until Sat 18 May

64 Carr Wood - Open Garden for NGS

64 Carr Wood - Open Garden for NGS acre landscaped, south facing garden overlooking Bollin valley laid out in 1959 by Clibrans of Altrincham... See more >
64 Carr Wood, Altrincham WA15 0EP
Sat 18 May
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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!