3 things to do in Greater Manchester this weekend (26 – 28 June 2015)

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

The Experimental Weekender

Experimental Weekender MOSI

Experience scientific wonders this weekend at The Museum of Science and Industry and join the team for The Experimental Weekender. Fantastic forces, superhuman strength, awesome acrobats, magic materials and groovy graphene are just some of the things visitors are can expect to see.

Car Park Rail Jam Championships 

Chill Factore  blog post image

Chill Factore  will build a real snow freestyle park in its car park and host the first outdoor, Car Park Rail Jam championships on Sunday 28 June. On the day, there will also be a live DJ, food, and the event is free for spectators to attend. Guests will be able to have a go at freestyle snowboarding themselves – the Freestyle Mini Park will be set up on the main slope indoors, with Freestyle Coaching sessions available for those wanting to give  it a try for the first time.

Manchester Children’s Book Festival 


For a fun free Saturday out the whole family can enjoy, pop along to the festival’s Family Fun Day at Manchester Metropolitan University. Visitors are welcome to drop in from 10am til 4pm. For more information visit mcbf.org.uk

Here’s what our Twitter followers recommend this weekend:

‏@CorriganMJ: Watch the Vulcan make its last flypast #XH558.
@JimmyroyC: Go and watch @TakotsuboMen for free tonight at the star and garter.
@8491nc: Watch the Vulcan pass over Barton 3pm Saturday for the last time
‏@naomijane1234: The overtones at the Bridgewater hall
@wrapscallion_co: Visit @GRUBMCR @beatstreetmcr @FoodieFridaySK @levymarket @yakumamamcr @Blackjackbeers so much in Manc it’s untrue

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

Julie Holdsworth: Actually move to Manchester!
Steve Bullock: Take part in the karaoke at The Grove Inn – Blackley 🙂
Sarah Jackson: To go and see the last flight locally of the Vulcan bomber – vulcantothesky.org


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