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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Wilmslow Live
  • Saturday 25th May 12:00pm until 6:00pm
Wilmslow is gearing up for a host of fantastic live music performances, family-friendly activities and fabulous food and drink at the first ever Wilmslow Live event on Saturday 25th May 2024. View event
Chorlton Park Primary School Holiday Camp Venue
  • Tuesday 28th May, 9:00am - Until Friday 31st May, 5:00pm
Our holiday camp venue at Chorlton Park Primary School, where children aged 5-12 can enjoy a variety of engaging activities in a safe and stimulating environment. View event
Blizzard Comedy presents: previews by Hannah Platt and Josh Jones
  • Monday 3rd June 7:00pm until 11:00pm
Comedy for the malcontent left, featuring new work from Hannah Platt and Josh Jones View event
Let there be light – Cheadle care home invites local community to honour D-Day
  • Thursday 6th June
A Cheadle care home is opening its doors to the community for a commemorative ceremony. View event
Universally Manchester Festival
  • Thursday 6th June - Until Sunday 9th June
200 years of The University of Manchester, four days of celebration. View event
Blizzard Comedy LIVE, featuring David Stanier
  • Monday 10th June 7:00pm until 11:00pm
Comedy for the malcontent left, featuring headline act David Stanier View event
Sofie Hagen: Will I Ever Have Sex Again?
  • Saturday 15th June 7:30pm until 9:00pm
Sofie Hagen is bringing her brand new stand-up show and her brand new book on tour View event
Gobefest
  • Friday 21st June, 4:00pm - Until Sunday 23rd June, 11:00pm
International Urban Folk Festival Gobefest, Manchester's original international urban folk music and dance festival, is back Friday 21-Sunday 23 June 2024. View event
Showstopper! The Improvised Musical
  • Friday 28th June, 7:30pm - Until Saturday 29th June, 10:30pm
The incredible ‘Showstopper! The Improvised Musical’ has confirmed their dates for 2024 – these include their continued monthly residency in the West End at the Cambridge Theatre, plus a host of dates... View event
Muslim Marriage Events Manchester - 2 Age Groups
  • Sunday 7th July 11:00am until 4:30pm
We are holding the next Muslim Marriage Events Manchester on Sunday 7th July 2024 at Manzil Banqueting Suite, 29 Bury New Rd, Manchester M8 8EQ View event
MASSACRE at Rebellion - Manchester
  • Sunday 7th July 6:00pm until 11:00pm
Embark on a night of unrelenting horror and old-school death metal as MASSACRE brings their latest EP 'TRI-POCALYPSE' and 'FROM BEYOND' classics, joined by DAMIM https://tinyurl.com/4dcnamuw View event
Tough Mudder Manchester: July 2024
  • Saturday 13th July, 8:00am - Until Sunday 14th July, 5:00pm
Every Tough Mudder event is built on the foundation of teamwork and features world class obstacles. Your next challenge awaits you. View event
The Christie Manchester to Blackpool Bike Ride
  • Sunday 14th July 7:00am until 5:00pm
Cycle from city to sea this summer with #TeamChristie! View event
Diva of the Decades
  • Saturday 27th July 7:30pm until 10:00pm
Welcome to the electrifying world of Diva of the Decades! View event
Magic of Thailand Festival in Manchester
  • Saturday 10th August, 10:00am - Until Sunday 11th August, 7:00pm
A two day Thai Festival to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Platt Fields Park is brought to you by Magic of Thailand, previously known as Manchester Thai Festival. View event
As Seen on Britain's Got Talent - Johns' Boys Welsh Male Choir
  • Saturday 31st August 7:30pm until 9:30pm
Johns' Boys Welsh Male Choir has gathered millions of followers since appearing on Britain's Got Talent. Described by Simon Cowell as, "Quite beautiful, a brilliant choir; I loved them View event
Etihad Stadium Wedding Fayre
  • Sunday 8th September 11:30am until 4:00pm
We’re back at the Etihad Stadium, Home of Manchester City, on Sunday 8th September with a FAB range of local suppliers and creatives! View event
ILL NINO at Rebellion - Manchester
  • Wednesday 11th September 7:00pm until 11:00pm
Latin metallers ILL NINO celebrating 25 years, joined by modern metal machine EKTOMORF, and nu-groove upstarts MIND INCISION. View event
TYKETTO // LITTLE CAESAR at Academy 2 - Manchester
  • Friday 20th September 7:00pm until 11:00pm
Melodic rockers TYKETTO and LITTLE CAESAR join forces for 'A Show Of Strength', plus support. Tickets https://tinyurl.com/5n6s7czn View event
Last Drop Village Wedding Fayre
  • Sunday 22nd September 12:00pm until 3:00pm
Get your wedding planning off to a great start on Sunday 22nd September at our Last Drop Village Wedding Fayre! View event
The Best Of Grohl - Lions Den, Manchester
  • Friday 11th October 7:30pm until 10:30pm
The ultimate rock show dedicated to the legendary rock icon Dave Grohl. Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Queens Of The Stone Age, Tenacious D, Probot & Them Crooked Vultures. View event
Volunteer at Manchester Memory Walk
  • Sunday 13th October
Make a difference, at a walk like no other, on 13th October in Heaton Park, Manchester where we will raise funds to make a vital difference to people affected by dementia. View event
G4 20th Anniversary Tour - STOCKPORT
  • Tuesday 15th October 7:30pm until 9:30pm
The UK's No.1 vocal harmony group and original X-Factor stars celebrate a double decade in the limelight with a spectacular anniversary show. View event
Monastery Manchester Wedding Fayre
  • Sunday 27th October 12:00pm until 3:00pm
Fancy taking a look round a stunning Manchester landmark and chatting to lots of local wedding suppliers? Join us on Sunday 27th October at the beautiful Monastery Manchester. View event
The Manchester 1.5k, 5k, 10k and Half Marathon MoRun 2024
  • Sunday 17th November 9:30am until 12:30pm
MoRunning is back this November and we want you to be part of this incredible running event supporting a fantastic cause. We promise great times, good laughs, fancy dress and a top run. View event
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