Your Events...
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.
General Events
Manchester Careers Fair | 4th February 2022 | The UK Careers Fair
  • Friday 4th February 10:00am until 2:00pm
Looking for a new Career? Looking for your next Hire? The UK Careers Fair returns to Manchester on Friday 4th February. View event
Hellfire 2022
  • Saturday 5th February, 9:00pm - Until Sunday 6th February, 4:15am
We are pleased to announce that on Saturday 5th February 2022, HELLFIRE returns to Manchester's O2 Victoria Warehouse. View event
The Manchester 5k, 10k and Half Marathon Winter Warmer Run
  • Sunday 6th February 9:00am until 1:00pm
A chance to lace up those shoes, get motivated, focus on training during winter and run this awesome 5k, 10k and half marathon run with us. View event
Monday Mic Night
The home of all things lyrical | Est 2002 View event
From South Africa with Love
  • Friday 11th February 6:00pm until 8:45pm
2 simultaneous live Audience shows 1 in Manchester Cathedral & 1 in Cab Conference Centre Cape town Linked by technology over 6000 miles starring BGT Faith Tucker,Lauren-Lee, Don Vino Maritza View event
Pecs: Kings of the North
  • Friday 11th February 7:30pm until 8:40pm
Join the Kings of Pecs for an evening of swoon-worthy cabaret featuring local guest Kings. View event
  • Saturday 12th February 2:00pm until 6:00pm
Scratch is a day of performances exploring bisexual bliss, working-class transmasculinity, LGBTQ+ mental health and queer desire. View event
The Ebny Show with Divina De Campo
  • Saturday 12th February 7:30pm until 9:30pm
Put on your best non-binary finery, and prepare to experience enby envy like never before! View event
Valentines Vivaldi by Candlelight
  • Saturday 12th February 7:30pm until 9:30pm
Enjoy an exquisite Valentines concert by Candlelight with the Piccadilly Sinfonietta View event
Jonas Blue Electronic Nature Tour
  • Saturday 12th February, 11:00pm - Until Sunday 13th February, 3:30am
The highly-anticipated tour from chart-topping DJ Jonas Blue arrives at Gorilla Manchester in February 2022. View event
Palaver Party
  • Sunday 13th February 11:00am until 1:00pm
PALAVER PARTY is a space where everyone is free to be whoever they want to be. View event
The Family Vogue Ball
  • Sunday 13th February 2:00pm until 2:45pm
Dress your finest, come learn the moves – then take to the floor… View event
Emma Frankland - Hearty
  • Thursday 17th February 7:30pm until 8:30pm
Hearty is about how we can be prepared for the challenges of modern trans existence. View event
House of Suarez + Contact: Vogue Ball 2022
  • Friday 18th February 7:00pm until 10:00pm
Dubbed club culture meets high art, the Vogue Ball has become a key annual event in Queer Contact. View event
Untold Orchestra - Queer Icons
  • Saturday 19th February 7:30pm until 9:20pm
Come down and boogie to a modern orchestral take on the work of queer icons! View event
News News News
  • Saturday 5th March 6:00pm until 7:00pm
A television news show made by children for adults, recorded in front of a studio audience and broadcast live on the internet. This is the news. This is what’s happening.... View event
Gok Wan Presents Isolation Nation
  • Saturday 5th March 6:00pm until 11:00pm
Following a sold out show in London, we are pleased to announce that Gok Wan MBE will be bringing 'Isolation Nation' to the O2 Ritz Manchester on Saturday 5th March 2022 !! View event
Phoebe Frances Brown: The Glad Game
  • Wednesday 16th March, 7:30pm - Until Thursday 17th March, 8:45pm
The Glad Game is the story of finding herself in the bleakest of times, of discovering gladness in the saddest of moments and about how who and what you love can pull you through. View event
Baroque Brilliance by Candlelight
  • Saturday 19th March 7:30pm until 9:30pm
The outstanding musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform a spectacular selection of Baroque violin and piano concertos by Candlelight View event
The 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Society for Haematology | 3-5 April 2022 | Hybrid
  • Sunday 3rd April, 9:00am - Until Tuesday 5th April, 5:00pm
The BSH ASM 2022 is back as the platform for the UK and international haematology community to share knowledge, learn, discuss ideas, and reflect on current issues, both in-person and online. View event
Therme Manchester Marathon, 3rd April 2022, Old Trafford, Manchester
  • Sunday 3rd April 10:30am until 6:00pm
The Therme Manchester Marathon is one of the UKs premier running events, famous for its fast, flat and friendly route. Thousands of people of all abilities will be at the 2022 event on Sunday 3 April. View event
The Christie Tower Run
  • Sunday 10th April
46 floors, 1 amazing cause! Sprint, run or walk up one of Manchester’s most iconic buildings, the Beetham Tower, and help us get a step ahead of cancer at The Christie Tower Run 2022. View event
Manchester Careers Fair | 29th April 2022 | The UK Careers Fair
  • Friday 29th April 10:00am until 2:00pm
Looking for a new Career? Looking for your next Hire? The UK Careers Fair returns to Manchester on Friday 29th April. View event
Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales: Together Again, Again
  • Friday 6th May, 8:00pm - Until Saturday 7th May, 9:10pm
This show is on sale to Contact Members from Mon 6 December at 12pm, and on General Sale from Tues 7 December 2021 12pm View event
Mozart and Vivaldi by Candlelight
  • Saturday 7th May 7:30pm until 9:30pm
The outstanding musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform a spectacular selection of Classical and Baroque works by Candlelight View event
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