Welcome to our carefully curated guide to what’s on in Manchester, where you can find the best events, attractions and venues for live music, comedy, art, theatre, and food and drinks. It’s the best guide to what’s exciting and interesting for anyone living in Manchester. Discover emerging acts and artists, including free gigs, events and workshops. And find out about the hottest new venues, bars and restaurants opening across the city.
Manchester, with its thriving economy and large student population, is a hive of emerging artists and musicians and has plenty to offer those interested in culture, with something interesting happening every day in the city. From major events like Manchester International Festival, to great theatre at The Royal Exchange and Contact, visual and performance art at HOME and Castlefield Gallery, and great standup at nights including XS Malarkey and Group Therapy, there’s always something to do in Manchester.
Find things to do in Manchester tonight, tomorrow or in the weeks ahead. We’ll recommend our pick of the events happening in Manchester this week.