We’re used to plenty of rain on bank holidays in Manchester but the weather forecast for the Spring Bank Holiday weekend is good, with temperatures of 24 degrees expected. There’s plenty going on in and around the city so make the most of it.
1Great CityGames and Great Manchester Run
2World’s largest Ninja park opens
3Makers Market bank holiday extravaganza
4TROF turns 10
5Weekend and bank holiday breakfasts at Albert’s Shed
6Live music at Dukes 92
7VON Manchester Vegan Fair 2017
8Electric Jug Bank Holiday Special
Manchester’s signature psychedelic party is returning for a night of 60s music and serious style. Head to Night & Day Cafe on Sunday 28th May for the best psych tunes, rock’n’roll, Britpop, glam and soul at the Electric Jug Bank Holiday Special. You’ll be movin’ and shakin’ all night long. Doors 11pm.
9Cirque Le Soir at The Milton Club
101940s weekend on The East Lancs Railway
11Total Stone Roses at The Liquor Store
Question. What’s the next best thing to watching The Stone Roses live? Answer. Watching critically acclaimed tribute band The Total Stone Roses. They’ll be playing two 45min set of all of the best Roses songs including She Bangs The Drums, Fools Gold, Waterfall, I Wanna Be Adored and Love Spreads as well as new tunes and recent releases at The Liquor Store on Bank Holiday Sunday. Tickets are selling fast so get yours here.
13May Bank Holiday BBQ at The Great John Street Hotel
14All Star Lanes
All Star Lanes’ annual bottomless Booze ‘n’ Bowl event is back this weekend with tickets £35 for a two-hour slot on the social tournament lanes and includes bottomless drinks (choice of prosecco, wine, beer or softs) and American nibbles.
16Triple 6 Horror Festival at AMC Cinema
On Saturday and Sunday 27th and 28th May, AMC Cinema in The Great Northern Warehouse are hosting the first ever Triple 6 horror festival. This includes film screenings of a number of horror classics, including a showing of Hardware (1990) on 35mm, plus a guest appearance from director Richard Stanley.
17An ultimate weekend of sport at The Green
19A new room at Breakout Manchester
Manchester’s ultimate escape room challenge has a new room for you try. It’s the 13th to open. Unlucky for some? The scenario is this: you and your friends have been invited to your family cabin by a distant relative. But as you start to look around, you realise things aren’t as they seem. It’s a challenge that’s proving difficult so far. So why not get yourself down to Brazennose street and give it a go. Great for parties and a unique day of activity.
20Home Discoveries at The Lowry Outlet
The Home Discoveries event will be hosted at the Lowry Outlet this bank holiday weekend, meaning brilliant deals across big-name homeware stores you love. This includes 20% off ProCook, 10% at The Gift Company and the chance to win a £200 voucher to spend in store at Belledorm. M&S Home is also offering 20% off marked prices from the 25th-31st May and much more.