Festivals

You can’t move for festivals in Manchester, especially during the summer months. There’s a festival for almost everything - Food and Drink, Jazz, Beer and Cider, Gin, Film, Whisky, Punk, Vegan, Festejar (Spanish), and Literature to name but a few, not to mention the Manchester International Festival, one of the UK's most innovative cultural events, which takes place every two years and Parklife, the independent music festival in Heaton Park every summer

Manchester International Festival 2017 announces programme for 18 extraordinary days of events

Over 30 of the world’s most extraordinary artists and more than 100 individual events will be coming to town in the summer as part of this...

Three to see this weekend: greased lightning, Irish charm and a sick festival

This weekend’s top events will have you making excuses left, right and centre. Grease kicks off at The Palace Theatre so it’s the perfect...

12 Questions for Manchester Bees: Lucy Dusgate, Digital Producer, Quays Culture & The Lowry

Lucy Dusgate grew up in High Peak. After many years travelling the globe and building a career in creative digital programming, she now sources and...

OH. MY. GOD! Friends TV show festival coming to Manchester this summer

OH. MY. GOD. (Janice voice). Former must-see Thursday sitcom Friends will be coming to life at a FriendsFest arriving in Manchester in perfect time for summer. Even though...

Celebrate the centenary of the birth of one of Manchester’s greatest writers

Although best known for his novel A Clockwork Orange, later turned into a controversial 1972 film by Stanley Kubrick, Anthony Burgess was a prolific...

REVEALED: Parklife Festival line-up for 2017

Manchester uber festival Parklife has announced its line-up for 2017, when it returns to Heaton Park for its eighth anniversary on Saturday 10th and...

Three to see this weekend: dragon dances, a kickass concert and an afternoon with...

Whether you fancy arts or music or you’re just going for the food, you’re bound to find something that's right up your alley. The highlight of...

WONDER WOMEN: for superheroines and demi-goddesses!

Manchester’s annual feminist festival returns this March for the fourth year running with a programme of film, talks, workshops and exhibitions.

30 fantastic festivals to look forward to in Manchester in 2017

Back in my student days, Parklife festival was the highlight of the year for me – and thousands of other Manchester students. A reward...

Three to see this weekend: go vegan, get cultured and be merry

Whether it’s a Beer and Cider Festival, a vegan fair or a night at the theatre that takes your fancy, here are three things...

16 ways to celebrate Chinese New Year 2017 in Manchester

Chinese New Year 2017 falls on Saturday 28 January and celebrations in Manchester are going to be the biggest to date, spanning a whole four...

6 festivals to enjoy in Manchester this November

Events across the city this month and into December are celebrating creative cultures of many kinds  –  not just music but arts, film, technology...

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