Things to do in Greater Manchester this weekend (15 – 17 May 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.

Live T20 cricket at Emirates Old Trafford


Enjoy live cricket action as Lancashire Lightning take on Leicestershire Foxes, this Friday from 6:30pm.

Castlefield Food Festival


A weekend showcase of some of Manchester’s finest chefs, restaurants and street food traders.

Chorlton Arts Festival

chorlton arts fest

Now in its 14th year, the festival features local and national talent in music, comedy, visual arts, performance and more.

Northern Quarter Market

nq market

The highly successful Levenshulme Market pops up in Manchester’s Northern Quarter this Sunday.

Here’s what our Twitter followers recommend this weekend:

@MrScottPower: Head to @Guerrilla_Eats for the best street food night market in town

‏@RateARestaurant: Go to @Cocktailsinthec ! All the best bars in #Manchester under one roof!

@HOME_mcr: Head to @HOME_mcr for @StephensSimon’s brilliant #TheFunfair – a darkly humourous rollercoaster love story

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

Laura Patryas: Go to the vegan fair

Ellen Clayton: Romiley Primary School fair FRPS. Tonight 4-7pm

Sharon James: Castlefield food festival. Food from all over the globe!!!

Louise Thompson: Go to Manchester Art Gallery.

Dave Quinn: Go to Broadhurst park in Moston for the very first game at FC United’s new home. 3pm kick off. All welcome. FC v FC select 11.

Wayne Chamberlain: Bramhall park duck race, Sunday

For more information about what’s on in Manchester go to


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