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 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...

How Parklife grew from a one day event in a field...

Almost 25 years ago, Sacha Lord put on his first club night at Manchester's famous Hacienda nightclub - a decision that eventually lead him on...

Deliveroo is bringing a FREE food festival to Manchester next month

Deliveroo has revealed plans to launch a free food festival at Victoria Warehouse in Manchester next month. Celebrating tasty treats from around the globe, it...

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...

Cardi B pulls out of Parklife Festival this weekend

American singer and rapper Cardi B will no longer be headlining Saturday night of the Parklife Festival this weekend, as she continues to recover...

Manchester Food and Drink Festival announces ‘Vegan Takeover’ this September

It’ll be the biggest invasion of plants since the Day of the Triffids. Manchester Food and Drink Festival has announced a 'Vegan Takeover' on the...

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...

Gin’ll fix it: five ways to celebrate World Gin Day in...

Gin. It's the spirit of the nation. No arguing now. Over the years, plenty of great Britons from Winston Churchill and Ian Fleming to Dickens,...

Bikers prepare to rev to UK Bikefest in Manchester – and...

Bike fans will unite at Europe's biggest indoor motorcycle festival which is heading to Manchester at the weekend. UK Bike Fest is a new concept...

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...

A dedicated burger festival is coming to Manchester this summer

Manchester’s award winning street food operator GRUB have truly outdone themselves with their latest announcement. Bringing a dedicated Burger Food Festival to the city centre...

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

June in Manchester is a great time of year. Summer's well and truly on its way, the sun's shining - YAY! - and the...

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