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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’s going gothic with classic horror films, a fashion show and...

Manchester is putting on a gothic spectacular this month as part of this year's Gothic Manchester Festival. The theme of this year’s festival is style....

The biggest coffee festival in the north is coming to Manchester

October is almost gone. The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting longer, and the weather’s getting colder. We're already swapping our filter...

“There’s more to Manchester’s music scene than Factory Records and Oasis” 

With the first Manchester Folk Festival taking place this weekend, we touched base with Matt Hill, aka Quiet Loner, to find out what the...

Why the Manchester Folk Festival is one not to be missed

This weekend a new annual folk festival descends on Manchester showcasing the best of contemporary English folk and acoustic roots music. With over 16 concerts...

21 horrible Halloween events and offers in Manchester

The end of October is fast approaching and with it comes the spookiest day of the year. Halloween.  Whether you're a party monster or prefer...

Three to see this weekend: Oktoberfest and the rest

This weekend is the one for all those festival fanatics out there. Squeeze into some lederhosen and get yourself down to the badass Bavarian-style...

From decor to dresses: 5 things you NEED for your wedding...

There’s no doubt that wedding days can be pretty stressful. If you’re dealing with an overbearing mother-in-law who’s slowly turning into a monster-in-law, stressing...

UK’s biggest animation festival coming to Manchester

Manchester is one of the nation’s premier animation hotspots, so it’s only fitting that it has its own festival. For anyone who hasn’t heard of...

Three to see this weekend: free cocktails, a literary festival and...

If you’re thinking of spending your weekend on the sofa with a pizza and a pint, think again. There's plenty of good stuff going...

Three to see this weekend: boogie nights, foodie delights and taking...

If you're thinking of spending your weekend on the sofa with besties Ben and Jerry and Netflix, think again. Test Your Steel, is returning to...

Manchester’s biggest horror festival returns to paint the town red

Most mainstream horror movies are terrible. Ask any film buff and they’ll tell you. Although fans are occasionally blessed with a sleeper hit, it’s a sad...

Three to see this weekend: foodie delights, tomato fights and taking...

John Legend is here this weekend. If you've not already bought your tickets, get to it - they won't be around for long. Or...