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

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...

7 top tips on how to survive a summer festival

Festivals are always an adventure. They combine music, with great friends and fancy dress outfits and are a great place to create some unforgettable...

Sounds From The Other City: the festival season starts in Salford

Tired of over-priced, over-subscribed music festivals you spend all year saving up for only to end up wading around in mud miles away from...

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...

Parklife 2018: glitter, wellies and football chants galore

Parklife 2018 brought glitter, wellies and football chants galore to Heaton Park. Whilst Saturday boasted the talent of The XX, Lorde,  A$AP Rocky, it...

Five alternative ways to spend Christmas Day

Christmas is well and truly on its way. Contrary to popular belief, eating your weight in turkey and all the trimmings before falling asleep...

Manchester Pride Big Weekend 2018: the best bits

For four days over the August Bank Holiday weekend, Manchester was taken over by a rainbow flag waving circus of acceptance. Not just Mancunians,...

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...

Stars of the 80’s show their love for Manchester at Rewind...

Some of the biggest acts of the 80’s came together last weekend to show their support for the We Love Manchester Fund. The eclectic sound...

Three to see this weekend: a film, a Transylvanian food fest...

Whether you're looking to experiment with new cuisine at Gobefest, test out your pipes at a lip sync battle or watch your favourite film...

Bolton Food and Drink Festival reveals sizzling celebrity chef line-up for...

Last year, it attracted more than 274,000 people. And the annual Bolton Food and Drink Festival will return again this summer, with a star-studded line-up...

UK’s biggest lager festival is coming to Manchester

A huge four-day festival celebrating all things lager is heading to Manchester. We Are Lager is a celebration of the world’s finest lagers, and is...

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