Manchester events

In light of the recent incidents at Manchester Arena please be aware some events may be cancelled in the next few days.
Our team are gathering information about which events are affected and this events guide will be updated with the latest info.

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Featured event Dot To Dot 2017 - Manchester
Popular Event: 2542+ going

Dot To Dot 2017 - Manchester

Various Venues, Manchester

26th May

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Dot To Dot 2017 - Manchester

Various Venues, Manchester

Friday 26th May

2:00pm til 4:00am

Minimum Age: 14

From 12

Established as the UK’s premier festival for unearthing the hottest new talent around

Featured event Tim Burgess DJ Set + Howling Rhythm & Tim Peaks DJs
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Tim Burgess DJ Set + Howling Rhythm & Tim Peaks DJs

The Ruby Lounge, Manchester

Saturday 27th May

11:00pm til 3:00am

Minimum Age: 18

6.00

DJ set from The Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess

Featured event The Great Northern SKA Festival
Popular Event: 255+ going

The Great Northern SKA Festival

Bowlers Exhibition Centre, Manchester

19th August

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The Great Northern SKA Festival

Bowlers Exhibition Centre, Manchester

Saturday 19th Aug

2:30pm til 1:00am

Minimum Age: 18

25.00

The biggest established bands and the best up and coming talent on the circuit.

Showing events near Manchester from Tue 23rd May 2017 onwards.

Featured event Priests

Priests

Gullivers, Manchester

23rd May

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Priests

Gullivers, Manchester

Tuesday 23rd May

7:30pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

From 7.50

Now Wave and Comfortable on a Tightrope present Priests + Special Guests.

MALIBU Tuesday - End of  Exam UV Party
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MALIBU Tuesday - End of Exam UV Party

Lola Lo, Manchester

Tuesday 23rd May

10:00pm til 3:00am

Minimum Age: 18

3 - 6

Malibu Tuesdays offering a taste of paradise and #tropicalFUN each and every Tuesday @ Lola Lo!!

Featured event White Hills live at Soup Kitchen

White Hills live at Soup Kitchen

Soup Kitchen, Manchester

23rd May

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White Hills live at Soup Kitchen

Soup Kitchen, Manchester

Tuesday 23rd May

7:00pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

8 Advance

The Thrill Jockey psych rock stalwarts are back in town with another new record and a barrage of riffs.

Blowout

Blowout

42nd Street Nightclub, Manchester

23rd May

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Blowout

42nd Street Nightclub, Manchester

Tuesday 23rd May

11:00pm til 3:00am

Minimum Age: 18

3

Every Tuesday!

Featured event London Posse - Manchester Show
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London Posse - Manchester Show

This event has been cancelled

Rebellion, Manchester

Tuesday 23rd May

7:00pm til 10:30pm

Minimum Age: 18

15

Rodney P & Bionic aka London Posse. Hands down the most influential British rap group of all time. F...

Simple Minds

Simple Minds

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

23rd May

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Simple Minds

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Tuesday 23rd May

7:00pm til 11:00pm

No age restrictions

36-56

Simple Minds appearing at Manchester Bridgewater Hall.

Homeshake

Homeshake

Gorilla, Manchester

23rd May

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Homeshake

Gorilla, Manchester

Tuesday 23rd May

7:30pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 14

8

Homeshake

Broken Social Scene

Broken Social Scene

Albert Hall, Manchester

23rd May

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Broken Social Scene

Albert Hall, Manchester

Tuesday 23rd May

7:00pm til 11:00pm

No age restrictions

22.5

Broken Social Scene appearing at Manchester Albert Hall.

Brent Cobb

Brent Cobb

The Deaf Institute, Manchester

23rd May

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Brent Cobb

The Deaf Institute, Manchester

Tuesday 23rd May

7:00pm til 10:15pm

No age restrictions

8

Brent Cobb appearing at Manchester Deaf Institute.

Access To Music Manchester: Summer Showcase
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Access To Music Manchester: Summer Showcase

This event has been cancelled

Band On The Wall, Manchester

Tuesday 23rd May

6:30pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 14

2.00 Advance

A night featuring artists and bands from all of the courses delivered at Access to Music Manchester.

Manchester Fashion Week opening night

Manchester Fashion Week opening night

The Union (Manchester Metropolitan Student Union) , Manchester

22nd May

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Manchester Fashion Week opening night

The Union (Manchester Metropolitan Student Union) , Manchester

Monday 22nd May

6:00pm til 9:00pm

No age restrictions

10.00

The premier fashion event returns for the 3rd year under the direction of Amanda Moss, celebrating 2...

Chinese State Circus - DYNASTY

Chinese State Circus - DYNASTY

Torkington Park, Hazel Grove

23rd May

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Chinese State Circus - DYNASTY

Torkington Park, Hazel Grove

Tuesday 23rd May

7:00pm til 6:00pm

No age restrictions

10 - 28

The internationally acclaimed Chinese State Circus is coming back after a break of 3 years, returnin...

Prime Cut Productions: Scorch
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Prime Cut Productions: Scorch

Contact, Manchester

Tuesday 23rd May

7:30pm til 9:30pm

Minimum Age: 12

11 FULL // 6 CONC.

Inspired by recent court cases, the multi-award winning Scorch is a story of first love through the ...

Speed Dating in Manchester
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Speed Dating in Manchester

Walrus, Manchester

Tuesday 23rd May

7:00pm til 9:45pm

Minimum Age: 30

20

Speed Dating in Manchester for 30s & 40s

Magic Potion (NL) + Luxury Death

Magic Potion (NL) + Luxury Death

The Peer Hat Manchester, Manchester

24th May

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Magic Potion (NL) + Luxury Death

The Peer Hat Manchester, Manchester

Wednesday 24th May

8:00pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

5.00

Magic Potion (NL) + Luxury Death

Featured event KMFDM

KMFDM

The Ruby Lounge, Manchester

24th May

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KMFDM

This event has been cancelled

The Ruby Lounge, Manchester

Wednesday 24th May

7:00pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

13.50

KMFDM pioneered the crossover between techno/dance and heavy metal with their signature industrial s...

circus funtasia

circus funtasia

Victoria Park , Swinton

24th May

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circus funtasia

Victoria Park , Swinton

Wednesday 24th May

7:30pm til 9:15pm

Minimum Age: 2

7

all human circus show, modern and dynamic ,heart stopping motorbike globe riders , aerialists , jugg...

circus funtasia

circus funtasia

Victoria Park , Swinton

24th May

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circus funtasia

Victoria Park , Swinton

Wednesday 24th May

5:00pm til 6:45pm

Minimum Age: 2

7

all human circus show, modern and dynamic ,heart stopping motorbike globe riders , aerialists , jugg...

Speed Dating with Ditch or Date
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Speed Dating with Ditch or Date

This event has been cancelled

Bluu, Manchester

Wednesday 24th May

8:00pm til 10:00pm

Minimum Age: 22

15.00

A fun evening of speed dating. meet and flirt with up to 20 single professionals all in one night.

Larry Gottheim Residency

Larry Gottheim Residency

Islington Mill, Salford

24th May

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Larry Gottheim Residency

Islington Mill, Salford

Wednesday 24th May

6:00pm til 9:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

3

FAT OUT'S BURROW & Impatv Presents... Larry Gottheim two day residency at Islington Mill

STAND UP FOR SAIKA

STAND UP FOR SAIKA

Gullivers, Manchester

24th May

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STAND UP FOR SAIKA

Gullivers, Manchester

Wednesday 24th May

6:30pm til 9:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

10

Weʼre raising 100,000 to take Saika to Germany for her Cancer Treatment. This will be a live m...

Featured event Lead Balloon - Comedy Night!

Lead Balloon - Comedy Night!

The Pen And Pencil, Manchester

24th May

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Lead Balloon - Comedy Night!

This event has been cancelled

The Pen And Pencil, Manchester

Wednesday 24th May

7:30pm til 9:30pm

Minimum Age: 18

5

The Pen and Pencil's first comedy night will take place on Wed 24th May!

Ajax V Man Utd - The Ultimate Viewing Experience
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Ajax V Man Utd - The Ultimate Viewing Experience

The Milton Club, Manchester

Wednesday 24th May

6:00pm til 12:00am

Minimum Age: 18

25

Ajax V Man Utd. The ultimate viewing experience with a selection of hearty, free flowing football fa...

What The Quiz? Gavin & Stacey Special

What The Quiz? Gavin & Stacey Special

The Venue Nightclub, Manchester

24th May

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What The Quiz? Gavin & Stacey Special

This event has been cancelled

The Venue Nightclub, Manchester

Wednesday 24th May

8:00pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

2 per person on the door

Oh! What's Occurrin? What The Quiz is back at The Venue with a Gavin and Stacey special, cash prizes...

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manchester events, clubs, gigs and what's on

In the city that spawned The Hacienda, The Stone Roses, The Smiths and Joy Division, it's fair to say that there is no shortage of musical heritage in Manchester, a trait which has continued through to today, with an enormous number of music events taking place in the city.

Our What's on in Manchester guide covers all Manchester clubs, as well as a Manchester gig guide, comedy nights and tickets.

We've also got comprehensive Manchester listings, line ups, venue details, ticket information as well as hotels and restaurants, everything required to make the most of your weekend.

You can also check our Best clubs in Manchester guide to find which venues our visitors have rated the best.

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