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.


Contemporary Six 37 Princess St, Manchester, Manchester

coalescence /ˌkəʊəˈlɛsns/ noun the joining or merging of elements to form one mass or whole.   ‘Coalescence’ is the Contemporary Six second annual Open Call exhibition created to showcase the best of UK contemporary art.   From over 400 entries we have chosen 17 artists who form an exciting group of contemporary talent in keeping […]


Eurovision Viewing Party for Ukraine

Kings Arms 11 Bloom Street, Salfors, Salfors

Join us for a night of Eurovision fun! Watch the love show, raise money for UK-Ukraine Charity. Entertainment- Fancy a go? Lip Sync challenge, prize for best past Eurovision performance.


Lifted – UK Tour

Canvas Canvas, 1 Circle Square, 3 Symphony Park, Oxford Rd, Manchester, Manchester

Get ready to be LIFTED by the UK's freshest Gospel & RNB talents! Annatoria, Asha Elia, and Still Shadey are hitting the road this May with their genre-defying sound and killer live band, Chemistry Music Group. Catch them in London, Bristol, Manchester, and Birmingham for a night of soulful tunes and electric energy. Don't miss […]


Dr Amir Khan: Doctor in the House

Lowry Quays MediaCityUK, Salford Quays, Salford, Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester

Join everyone’s favourite family doctor, Dr Amir Khan, for a fascinating, heart-warming, and frequently hilarious evening as he shares stories about growing up in his British Asian family with 5 sisters, ruled by Mama Khan, and his life as a general practitioner. Live on stage, Dr Amir will detail his journey to becoming a doctor - […]


YOU! Conference

Brooklyn Manchester 59 Portland street, Manchester, Manchester

You are invited to the You! Conference! Spend a day with me! Join me for a fun, interactive day that will leave you feeling empowered, motivated with a new zest for life. Knowing anything is possible and YOU! are the creator of your next chapter! Using a range of methods including Crystals, tapping, breath work, […]


Jay Shetty ‘Love Rules’

The Lowry Pier, 8 The Quays, Salford, Salford

   Global bestselling author and award-winning podcast host Jay Shetty has announced his first UK tour dates in 2023. Including a date at The Lowry. The tour follows the release of his highly anticipated second book ‘8 Rules of Love - How to Find It, Keep It, and Let It Go’ released on 31st January. Love […]


CHEWY SHE’s Moth Popera at Deaf Institute

Deaf institute 135 Grosvenor St, manchester, manchester

CHEWY SHE’S MOTH POPERA takes us on a surreal musical journey through mustard, fornication, and the darkness within, to emerge from the chrysalis shimmering and transformed.   With the reckless spirit of punk combined with a disco groove, this piece of avant-garde musical theatre is an existential fairytale about human insects on a spiritual quest. […]


Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

The Lowry MediaCityUK; Salford Quays, Salford, Salford

The incredible ‘Showstopper! The Improvised Musical’ is on a nationwide tour and will be at Manchester's The Lowry 28th May. “Amazing! Absolutely brilliant! Congratulations The Showstoppers you took my 24hr challenge and succeeded 200%” ELAINE PAIGE Spontaneous musical comedy at its finest, it is the first ever long-form improv show to have a full West […]


Volunteering for The Borgen Project, Liverpool, Liverpool

Want to contribute your quota to reducing world poverty? Then this information event is for you. Find out about the volunteering opportunities available at The Borgen Project!


Bougie Drag Brunch

The Bread Shed 126 Grosvenor St, Manchester, Manchester

Bougie Drag Bottomless Brunch London’s original and best drag brunch, now the largest drag brunch in the UK arrives in Manchester! Bring it Queens! Every month, the fabulous Tribeca is is the destination for the no.1 voted drag-day-out, presented by London’s leading queens Cara Melle, Honey Foxx, Kiki Snatch, Diamond Daniels + guest queens from […]


Evening of ABBA

Edgeley Park 16 Hardcastle Rd, Edgeley, Stockport SK3 9DD, Stockport, Stockport

Edgeley Park looks to fill the legendary Cheadle Stand with thousands of ABBA fans as the leads and cast from London’s West End returns to the stage. Audience participation is encouraged as we recreate one of the world’s pop phenomena into a live performance. You’ll spend hours with friends and family singing along to the […]


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