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Manchester What's On, Entertainment, Tickets and Eating Out Guide

Friday 19 Jul 2024

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Manchester is a city known for partying abilities and having fun. With such an array of options from theatre, live music to art installations you are not short of things to do when visiting the city.

Fancy spending some time out in the evening? Then read our recommendations for finding cinemas, comedy nights, nightclubs or something more substantial like Manchester's festivals.

Box Office - TicketsIf you want to get tickets for the theatre, live events or music remember to check our ticket listings. We work will all the major ticket companies to make sure you know what is happening.

  • A Mancunian Music Experience

    Mancunian Music at its Best

    We take a look at the heart of live music in the city and recommend a few places to see artists perform

  • Manchester Festivals

    Manchester's Festivals

    Manchester delivers a wide choice of music festival genres, everything from classical to underground dance via main stream pop, so gather your picnics, tents and probably your wellington boots and get ready to enjoy

  • Clubbing

    Manchesters Night Club Scene

    Manchester has a large clubbing scene featuring some of the best known clubs in the UK such as WHP and Sankey’s.

    Read our round up of some of our favourite, regular, events happening across the city

  • Comedy


    Manchester's comedy scene is thriving with a number of very good venues offering perfomers that will make you laugh

  • film


    Fancy spending a couple of hours watching the latest blockbuster or something more independent? Then Manchester's cinemas have a lot to offer.


Manchester a City of ‘Quarters’

Bury - Part of Historic Manchester


Only 30 minutes by Tram from the City Centre, Bury and its attractions make a good day trip



Nestled between the Irwell and Medloack rivers Castlefield is where the Romans established 'Mamucium'. Experience the old and modern and explore its attractions

China Town - City Centre

China Town

China Town, a stone's throw from Piccadilly Gardens, offers restaurants, specialist supermarkets and entertainment all in one space



Connecting most parts of the city, this mile-long road is worth a stroll along and offers some great shops and places to eat

Read About All Manchester‘s Quarters