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Today to Mon 24 Jun, By Distance closest first.

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

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

Universally Manchester Festival

200 years of The University of Manchester, four days of celebration. You’re invited to a 200th birthday..... See more >
The University of Manchester, Oxford Road M13 9PL
Thu 6 Jun to Sun 9 Jun

FREE taster session with the Longsight Rock Choir

Do you want to find a choir near you? The local Manchester choir is run by choir leader David Bicarregui... See more >
422 Community Hub, Stockport Road, Manchester M12 4EX
Thu 6 Jun, Thu 13 Jun, Thu 20 Jun, Thu 4 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

Chorlton Park Primary School Holiday Camp Venue

Welcome to our holiday camp venue at Chorlton Park Primary School, offering children aged 5-12 a stimulating and safe... See more >
Mauldeth Rd W, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester , United Kingdom M21 7HH
Tue 28 May, Fri 31 May

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

Didsbury Village Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Didsbury Village Gardens - Open Garden for NGS We have added a new contemporary garden this year to make a wonderful collection of 7 very beautiful and individual... See more >
Didsbury Village Gardens, Manchester M20 6RW
Sun 9 Jun

Ellesmere Park Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Ellesmere Park Gardens - Open Garden for NGS The group consists of 3 diverse suburban gardens in adjoining streets in Eccles. 35 Ellesmere Road is a cottage style..... See more >
Ellesmere Park Gardens, Manchester M30 9FE
Sat 8 Jun

Summer Fair at St Paul's Church Monton on Sat 8th June 2024

Please join us at the St Paul's Monton Summer Fair on Saturday, 8th June 2024! There will be various stalls..... See more >
Egerton Road Monton, Eccles M30 9LR
Sat 8 Jun

Sale care home invites local community to honour D-Day

Sale care home invites local community to honour D-Day A Sale care home is opening its doors to the community for a commemorative ceremony. To commemorate the Normandy..... See more >
1 Oakfield, Sale M33 6NB
Thu 6 Jun

Cheadle care home invites local community to honour D-Day

Cheadle care home invites local community to honour D-Day A Cheadle care home is opening its doors to the community for a commemorative ceremony. To commemorate the Normandy..... See more >
Abney Hall Park, Manchester Road, Cheadle SK8 2PD
Thu 6 Jun

Cirque - The Greatest Show

It's time to step into the light. Escape with us for a night like no other, where we take you into a world where..... See more >
Stockport Plaza Mersey Square Stockport SK1 1SP
Fri 7 Jun

The Magic Of Motown

Seen by over a million people, now in its 18th year! Get ready for the biggest Motown party of the year with the..... See more >
The Plaza Mersey Square Stockport Cheshire SK1 1SP
Sat 8 Jun

Portland Basin Museum crafts for children

Make and Do activity in the craft area of Portland Basin museum on Tuesday and Thursday The free museum is open all... See more >
Portland Basin museum Heritage wharf Ashton under lyne OL7 0QA
Today, Tue 28 May, Thu 30 May, Tue 4 Jun, Thu 6 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!