Events

Top Choice LGBT in Manchester

Manchester Pride Festival

One of England's biggest celebrations of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender life, held over three days of the August Bank Holiday at the end of the month. There's music and dance (the Big Weekend); debate, films…
Art in Manchester

Manchester International Festival

A three-week-long biennial arts festival of artist-led new work across visual arts, performance and popular culture. Recent performers included Damon Albarn, Marina Abramović, Björk and Steve McQueen. The next festi…
Food & Drink in Manchester

Manchester Food & Drink Festival

Manchester's superb foodie scene shows off its wares over 10 days at the beginning of October. Farmers markets, pop-up restaurants and gourmet events are just part of the UK's biggest urban food fest. Much of the ac…
Arts in Manchester

Manchester Day

A day to celebrate all things Manchester inspired by New York's Thanksgiving Day parade: 50 performances across three city centre squares culminate in a colourful parade.
Film in Manchester

Spinningfields Summer Screenings

From early June, a huge screen in the Oasthouse courtyard will show Wimbledon and, from July, movies every Tuesday evening. You can order food from the Oasthouse without leaving your seat: just order on the QKR smar…