3 things to do in Greater Manchester this weekend (13 – 15 February 2015)

Here’s our guide to the best of what’s on in and around Greater Manchester this weekend plus some suggestions from our social followers.

The Whitworth Opening Weekend

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Join The Whitworth Art Gallery for a Valentine’s weekend of art, music, talks, walks and performance. To finish the celebrations there will be a fire and light show followed by a night of performance art and an after party led by legendary Manchester DJ, Dave Haslam.

The Hallé Valentine’s Day Concert

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On the most romantic night of the year, take your loved one to The Bridgewater Hall and join the Hallé, Stephen Bell and vocalists Anna-Jane Casey and Graham Bickley for a concert devoted to romance and love.

Hold Fast

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Visit this new Northern Quarter bar within the hold of a former hat factory. There is plenty to keep you entertained, including a cinema, gaming room, toasties and great cocktails.

Here’s what our Twitter followers recommend this weekend:

And here’s what our Facebook friends suggest this weekend:

  • Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel: Valentine’s Dinner @Mercuremanchest – Tables still available for tonight and tomorrow, please call direct on 0161 234 6060 to check available dining times. http://www.mercuremanchester.co.uk/valentines.html
  • Steven Mangini: Whitworth Art Gallery opens after it’s refurb. Looks splendid
  • Jon Milner: Breed
  • Terence Coogan: Reach for the sky punk, this is a stick up.
  • Annabel Holland: The Whitworth re-opening. MOSI Victorian fairground.
  • David Shanahan: National squash championship finals this sat and Sunday Nat squash centre sports city
  • Nancy Hopkins: Our Steam, Sweat and Sewers half term extravaganza starts at MOSI tomorrow. Loads of free family activities – Pop Bottle microscopes, Goo in the Loo and Pablo Fanque’s Circus of Dreams. There’s also a Victorian Fairground, charges apply. http://mosi.org.uk/whats-on/steam-sweat-and-sewers.aspx
  • Stephen Sutherland: Join Social Circle going to the Whitworth Art Gallery Relaunch @ http://www.social-circle.co.uk/

Click here for some more ideas for a Valentine’s Day in Manchester

For more information about what’s on in Manchester go to www.visitmanchester.com

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