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

King Street Festival returns to Manchester in June featuring an I...

The King Street Festival returns to Manchester’s most fashionable shopping street next month. The annual festival celebrates King Street’s timeless architecture and rich history with...

Returned Parklife tickets go on sale for 48-hours this weekend to...

Parklife celebrates its tenth anniversary in June, once again cementing its reputation for bringing the best and freshest international talent in pop, electronic, hip...

10 of the best things to see and do in Manchester...

Prepare for a marvellous month in Manchester. Spring has officially sprung, the days are warming up, and Manchester's parks are at their blooming best. Spend...

Manchester University opens its doors to the public with Community Festival

Ever wanted to visit places where world-changing discoveries have been made? Fancy making your own 3D model? What about walking on custard? Well now you...

A new wine and fizz festival is coming to Manchester this...

A new festival is coming to Manchester this October, and it promises to be a fun-packed celebration of the most exciting and exclusive wines and...

A free festival is coming to MediaCity with interactive light sculptures...

The 2019 Quays Culture Summer Festival is a free four day event promising an array of multi-sensory activities from a walk-in light sculpture to the...

Pilot Light to bring exclusive Game of Thrones screening and UK...

TV fans are in for a treat next month as the Pilot Light TV Festival will come to HOME for the fourth year running. Promising...

Manchester Pride Parade 2019 theme is out of this world!

The annual Manchester Pride Parade is always a fabulous event.  But this year it really will be out of this world - bosses have...

Manchester Day 2019 date and theme revealed

Manchester Day has brought to light the very best that our city has to offer since 2009. Taking to the city centre streets, the free...

The UK’s biggest Spanish and Latin American festival is celebrating its...

Taking place at HOME Manchester, the 25th edition of the Viva Spanish and Latin American Festival runs for three weeks and showcases the best...

Twilight in Salford: arts festival celebrates the magic of the city...

The Not Quite Light festival returns at the end of the month for a programme of 30 events which focus on cities, regeneration, art,...

Cotton Clouds Festival announces 2019 line-up for Saddleworth

Situated in the picturesque setting of the Saddleworth hills, local festival Cotton Clouds is back and bigger than ever with a stellar lineup announced...

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