Free three-day street festival coming to city centre this bank holiday weekend

The Deansgate Mews Street Festival will feature live music, food, drink and shopping - and raise money for Forever Manchester
Manchester’s dining and leisure destination, The Great Northern Warehouse, is sorting out Manchester’s summer plans this August bank holiday by hosting a three-day street festival – and it’s entirely free to attend. Guests at the Deansgate Mews Street Festival will be able to enjoy over 30 live performances from acts and bands, as well as delicious food and drinks all weekend. Alongside this, there will be a pop-up Gift Emporium at the festival, which will host a variety of market stalls that offer a range of quirky gifts from sellers across Manchester.
Pic copyright Phil Tragen 2019
The weekend festival will feature live music all weekend from the outdoor stage at The Lion’s Den.  On the music line-up, local acts such as Laura Farrow, Max Hammond, Carl North and three-piece rock band War Stripes will be taking centre stage to entertain guests. There will also be some delicious BBQ offerings from Deansgate Mews’ stylish new artisan shop, The Butcher’s Quarter Already a massive hit with locals, The Butcher’s Quarter offers a selection of the highest quality, locally sourced cheeses and meats.  The shop also offers stylish tasting rooms for guests to experience tasty platters inspired by butchers and delis on the back streets of Rome. “We’re extremely excited to take part in the Deansgate Mews Street Festival and offer the people of Manchester the freshest and most scrumptious meats, cheeses and wines,” says The Butcher’s Quarter’s owner, Graeme. “With everyone that is lined up, it looks like this festival will be one to remember.” The festival is also inviting market stalls to host at the festival.  Market stalls at The Deansgate Mews Street Festival will be charged at £10 per day and these fees will be donated to local community charity, Forever Manchester, the only charity that raises money to fund and support community activity across Greater Manchester.  Although the festival is free to all attendees, any donations made by guests will be collected onsite and also given to Forever Manchester. “We are delighted to once again be hosting The Deansgate Mews Festival,” said Mark Schofield, centre director for Great Northern Warehouse. “It was always our ambition to make this festival an annual part of the Great Northern calendar and it feels amazing to be able to welcome Mancunians for a free weekend of music, accompanied by food, drink and shopping, after a year’s break due to the pandemic.”

Deansgate Mews Street Festival line-up

Friday 27th August – Farrow & Friends Stage

The Stencilmen, Carl North, Emma Connor, Anyone’s Ghost, Nicky Phillips, Charlotte Lawrence and Laura Farrow

Saturday 28th August – The Pentatonic Stage

War Stripes, Hudsun, Max Hammond, Oscar Cloud, James Hartley, Migs, Louis Cross, Mike Butcher, Elliott Platt and Seb Lowe

Sunday 29h August – District Records Stage

Kate Elizaa, My Pet Fauxes, Colliders, Parkr, Deano, Kyoto, Bodywater, Paint Me in Colour, Minerva Daisy, Dylan Preston and Ryan Brogan. The Deansgate Mews Street Festival will run from 27th – 29th August at Great Northern Warehouse. 
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