Spotlight Events in Manchester
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Regardless of your budget there are events in Manchester all year round to be enjoyed by all. Museum exhibitions, vintage fairs and comedy events are just some of what’s on in Manchester to keep you entertained. All of the information is at your fingertips in our handy online events guide.

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Manchester Science Festival
  • Thursday 19th October, 9:00am - Until Sunday 29th October, 6:00pm
There's something for the whole family at Manchester Science Festival View event
Visit The Museum of Science and Industry for a family day out with a difference!
Visit The Museum of Science and Industry for a family day out with a difference. From sensory play to spectacular shows, interactive hands-on activities and more, there’s something for all ages to enjoy.... View event
BROODERS
  • Wednesday 25th October 7:30pm until 11:00pm
Architecture photography exhibition
ARCHITECTURE is a touring photographic exhibition, created and supported by The Photographic Angle. View event
The Horror of Oz
  • Friday 27th October 7:30pm until 9:30pm
The Creators of Play Factore welcome you on a “Great and Powerful” trip to a thrilling, terrifying, treat of a night into fantasy world. The Creators entice you, “our little pretties” on Friday 27th October,... View event
The Horror of Oz
  • Friday 27th October 7:30pm until 9:30pm
The Creators of Play Factore welcome you on a “Great and Powerful” trip to a thrilling, terrifying, treat of a night into fantasy world. The Creators entice you, “our little pretties” on Friday 27th October,... View event
VTown Presents the 12th Annual Halloween Party
  • Friday 27th October, 10:00pm - Until Saturday 28th October, 5:30am
JAM® | NEW DATE! | 27.10.17 @ SUBURBIA, MCR
  • Friday 27th October, 10:30pm - Until Saturday 28th October, 4:00am
Bitch Halloween Special
  • Saturday 28th October, 11:00pm - Until Sunday 29th October, 7:00am
Sanction Halloween
  • Saturday 28th October, 11:00pm - Until Sunday 29th October, 4:00am
Young Composers Commission
  • Sunday 29th October, 12:00am - Until Monday 30th October, 12:00am
Brighter Sound is on the hunt for composers aged 16-25! We're thrilled to announce a brand new commissioning opportunity for autumn 2017. View event
Little Monster's Ball
  • Sunday 29th October 10:00am until 11:30am
The Halloween Haunted House All Nighter at SCALA! Till 6am!
  • Tuesday 31st October, 9:45pm - Until Wednesday 1st November, 6:00am
The Nightmare Project Manchester! - Halloween 2017
  • Tuesday 31st October, 10:00pm - Until Wednesday 1st November, 3:00am
Physics. Innovation. Nuclear
  • Wednesday 1st November, 9:00am - Until Thursday 2nd November, 5:00pm
The conference aims to demonstrate the value that physicists bring to the nuclear industry. View event
FoodnFilm Thor Ragnarok
  • Wednesday 1st November 5:45pm until 11:45pm
Dream Pool w/ Beesmunt Soundsystem (Dekmantel / HNYTRX)
  • Friday 3rd November, 8:00pm - Until Saturday 4th November, 4:00am
Tales of Birbal
  • Saturday 4th November 11:00am until 11:50am
How many crows are there in the kingdom? Which came first, the chicken or the egg? What is the fastest thing in the world?... View event
Tales of Birbal
  • Saturday 4th November 2:30pm until 3:20pm
How many crows are there in the kingdom? Which came first, the chicken or the egg? What is the fastest thing in the world?... View event
 1xtra in partnership with Urban Development present: INDUSTRY TAKEOVER ALL-DAYER: COLLEGE EDITION
  • Wednesday 8th November
1xtra in partnership with Urban Development present: INDUSTRY TAKEOVER ALL-DAYER: COLLEGE EDITION View event
The Cake & Bake Show 2017
  • Thursday 9th November, 10:00am - Until Sunday 12th November, 5:00pm
THE CAKE & BAKE SHOW IS BACK UK’S BIGGEST CONSUMER BAKING EVENT RETURNS TO LONDON AND MANCHESTER THIS AUTUMN The nation’s best loved bakers, chefs, TV personalities, experts and enthusiasts will come... View event
Manchester Wine Tasting Experience Day 'Vine to Wine'
  • Saturday 11th November 10:30am until 4:00pm
Our Manchester Wine-Tasting Courses are fantastic days out learning about wine in a relaxed and fun environment - suitable for everyone from the absolute beginner through to budding wine enthusiast... View event
Visit Santa's Grotto
  • Monday 13th November, 8:30am - Until Sunday 24th December, 5:45pm
Journey all the way to the North Pole and visit Santa's Grotto this Christmas at Housing Units! View event
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