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 reveals full line-up for 2019 – including David...

The full line up of artists, actors, directors and performers has been revealed for the 2019 Manchester International Festival. Highlights were unveiled at a special...

This film being shown at the Manchester Film Festival ‘has the...

Manchester Film Festival takes over the Odeon, Great Northern this week with more than 150 films being shown, ranging from documentary features, shorts, experimental,...

Ariana Grande responds to criticism over Manchester Pride headline slot

The news that Ariana Grande is to headline the 2019 Manchester Pride Live festival has been greeted with delight by most fans since it...

Ariana Grande confirms SECOND Manchester concert will follow Manchester Pride Live...

Pop superstar Ariana Grande has confirmed she is planning a second show here in Manchester - after announcing her appearance headlining the Manchester Pride...

Ariana Grande to headline Manchester Pride Live as full line-up revealed

American superstar Ariana Grande is to headline the 2019 Manchester Pride festival - her first appearance in the city since her huge One Love...

Why Dave Haslam is taking his shirt off in Salford

Despite the pleasures of the internet and its potential to amuse us 24/7, I don’t see any evidence that we’ve lost our appetites for...

Manchester Film Festival will show over 150 movies in a week...

The Manchester Film Festival is back next month for its fifth year. The programme is bigger than ever, spanning a full week of screenings...

New beer festival featuring trailblazing breweries will raise money for Manchester...

Manchester brewers Cloudwater Brew Co are launching a new beer festival, called Friends & Family & Beer, to pay tribute to the trailblazing UK breweries...

Three to see this weekend: gospel choristers, sporty characters and university...

Valentine's weekend has lots of activities for couples and singletons alike, with cinema screenings the go-to affair at Victoria Baths and HOME, and a...

The UK’s biggest cheese festival is bringing chocolate and prosecco flavoured...

Yes, you read it correctly. A festival completely dedicated to cheese is coming to Manchester this month - and they’re bringing chocolate and prosecco...

Parklife reveals 2019 line-up: Cardi B, The Streets, Blossoms and George...

Organisers of Manchester's huge Parklife Festival have today announced the line-up for the 2019 event - which will include the likes of Cardi B,...

Three to see this weekend: music for the mind, books to...

Gallery Oldham is holding a poetry workshop inspired by the work of local artist Dave Ball on Saturday from 11am as part of National Storytelling...

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