Manchester Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in Manchester? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in Manchester with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in Manchester and the area.

This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Manchester, featuring the best of things to do in Manchester – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Manchester fundraisers and charity events.

Important This Event Calendar is not maintained on a daily basis and some events may have changed dates or are no longer happening. Please double-check the event websites for the most up-to-date information.

Sea of Shadows

Instituto Cervantes Manchester 326-330 Deansgate, Manchester, Manchester

The Instituto Cervantes Manchester is hosting an exhibition called "Sea of Shadows", inspired by the evacuation to Great Britain of around four thousand Basque girls and boys during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Between March and June of 1937, when the Basque Country was at the epicentre of the conflict, many families from the region […]


Run Tatton 10k for the Christie charity

Tatton Park Tatton Park, Knutsford, Knutsford

Get running in 2024 and help us support cancer patients and their loved ones. We are delighted to be the partner charity for the 2024 Run Tatton!  The series is a monthly 10K event, and the dates are as follows: July – Saturday 27 September – Saturday 7 Sept October – Saturday 5 Oct November – Run Tatton Half […]


YOGA & SEX…for women (over 40)

The Peer Hat 14-16 Faraday St, Manchester M1 1BE, Manchester, Manchester

Being a woman! Being over 40! Sex! Kath has found the solution to all three of these problems. YOGA! Performances at The Peer Hat, The Northern Quarter as part of The Greater Manchester Fringe Monday July 29th & Tuesday July 30th, 7:30pm Based on three real Australian self-help books from the 1960s, Yoga for Women, […]

£6.50 – £8.50

Magic of Thailand Festival in Manchester

Platt Fields Park Platt Lane, Manchester, Manchester

A two day Thai Festival to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Platt Fields Park is brought to you by Magic of Thailand, previously known as Manchester Thai Festival. Treat yourself to a weekend wonder and bring along your families and friends to feel a touch of Thai culture, where you can challenge […]

£5 – £15

Multitudes Zine Fest

Lincoln Suite, Britannia Sachas Hotel (Oldham St entrance) 12 Tib St, Back Piccadilly, Manchester, Manchester

“Within us are Multitudes.” A festival growing new zine-making talent across Manchester. A zine (“zeen”) is a self-published magazine or pamphlet that you make yourself. All you need to make one is a sheet of paper and a pen. An easy way to express yourself and be creative. Print copies to sell, trade, give as […]


Authors Breakfast Conference

Authors Breakfast Conference GoChurch- Studio4, 4 Dallas Ct, The Quays, Salford, Salford (England), Salford (England)

Join award-winning publisher, author, and international speaker Tarnya Coley at the exclusive "Authors Breakfast Conference." This premier event caters to authors, coaches, experts, and who are ready to turn their stories and knowledge into a book. Explore the intricacies of writing, publishing and beyond. Engage in an experience that transforms aspirations into impactful publications. Our […]


An Evening With Richard Dawkins

The Lowry Pier, 8 The Quays, Salford, Salford

Richard Dawkins – one of the most respected scientists and thinkers of our time – is to embark on a new tour of the USA and Europe, including six unmissable dates in England and Scotland.  The world-renowned evolutionary biologist and best-selling author of such landmark books as The Selfish Gene, The God Delusion and Unweaving […]


James Martin Live

Bridgewater Hall The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley St, Manchester, Manchester

Celebrity chef James Martin is heading back on the road with his all new LIVE tour for 2025 including a date in Manchester.   Following four sell-out tours James Martin Live will see the popular TV chef and best-selling author visit 20 amazing venues across England, Scotland and Wales, combining the perfect ingredients of mouth-watering dishes […]

£34.95 – £45.20

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