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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

Three to see this weekend: Christmas party nights, a show with...

Christmas is a magical time in Manchester and with snow falling, those pumpkin lattes in full flow, and the shops packing in the presents,...

Meet the woman behind Manchester’s Kinofilm Festival

Now in its 14th year, Kinofilm is in town until November 26, providing you with the opportunity to watch unique short films in city centre...

Poets, protest and pints: Manchester Histories Festival unveils 2018 highlights

Renowned Manchester poet Lemn Sissay has become a patron of Manchester Histories, the charity dedicated to changing lives through history and heritage. The announcement was...

Fabulous festive Foodies Festival coming to Tatton Park

Tatton Park will be transformed into a spectacular foodie wonderland for a three-day festive feast for the whole family later this month. Showcasing the best...

Three to see this weekend: festive cheer, drinking beer and taking...

This weekend's picks are an eclectic bunch. For those who haven't tried it, Breakout's new room is a fail safe bet. Grab your woolies and...

Three to see this weekend: Christmas lights, bonfire night, and haunted...

Christmas is a magical time in Manchester and, with the leaves changing colour, those pumpkin lattes in full flow and the shops packing in...

MasterChef winners and Michelin chefs to star at fabulous festive foodie...

Tatton Park is about to deck its halls with the giant holiday makeover that's known as The Foodies Festival. Think bake-offs, booze and plenty...

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...