5 things to do in Greater Manchester this weekend (7 – 9 August 2015)

Here’s our guide to the best of what’s on in and around Manchester this weekend.

Manchester Jazz Festival


For a musical bonanza visit the city for the last weekend of the Manchester Jazz Festival which ends on Sunday 9 August. Enjoy contemporary jazz from the UK and abroad with international debuts. For more information see here.

Enjoy a tasty treat in the clouds at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate 

Best of british Collection the Hilton
Visit the city’s iconic skyscraper, Beetham Tower this weekend and visit Cloud 23 at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate. Sample the Best of British collection with either a delicious Summer Picnic Basket or the quintessential Best of British Afternoon Tea. The Best of British Collection is on until 31 August 2015.

PLAY it! Manchester at the Museum of Science and Industry

Play it MOSI
Enjoy some of the best video games from the past 30 years this weekend from Pac-Man to Halo. Guests can go head to head with their friends or family in multiplayer competitions. For more information got to visitmanchester.com. This special event is on up until 16 August 2015.

The Taming of the Shrew in Dunham Massey’s Garden

Dunham Massey

Sit back and relax in the stunning setting of Dunham Massey garden on Saturday 8 August and enjoy one of Shakespeare’s most famous comedies brought back to life. For more information go to visitmanchester.com

Yousef at Gorilla


See the one of the most popular DJs on the international circuit, Yousef grace the decks at Gorilla on Saturday 8 August. Having been at the forefront of dance music fan’s attentions across the globe for nearly two decades, he’s an artist that continues to evolve. For tickets go to gorilla.seetickets.com

Have a lovely weekend exploring Manchester!


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