6 things to do in Greater Manchester this weekend (4 – 6 September 2015)

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

Soccerex Football Festival

Soccerex Blog

This two day event is an extravaganza of football and entertainment. Guests can try their luck at Zorb Football, watch skilful freestylers, rub shoulders with legends of the game and much more all for free. Click here for more information.

Rochdale Feel Good Festival

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This two-day event will be packed with free entertainment in Rochdale Town Centre, including live music from established names and must-see rising stars, as well as a Celebrity Kitchen featuring top chefs including Rachel Allen, Kevin Woodford and Andrew Nutter. For more information, click here.

Festejar – Spanish Festival in Albert Square

Spanish festival

Festejar is a weekend of fun, food and fiesta, bringing a bit of Spain to the heart of Manchester. Visitors can enjoy the best of Spanish cuisine as well as take part in cultural workshops involving dancing and language learning. For more information on the event follow the link here.

Withdraw at IWM North


WithDraw is a display of artwork which captures life in Afghanistan away from the television cameras.  Make sure not to miss the last day of this insightful exhibition. See here for more information.

Launch pad: ‘It Was a Dark and Stormy Night’ at Castlefield Gallery


It’s the last chance this weekend to catch this exhibition at Castlefield Gallery, which is a group project initiated by six artists based across the UK, France and The Netherlands. To find out more, click here.

‘Hot Stuff’ at Oldham Coliseum Theatre

Hot stuff oldham

The company presents its take on the cult musical featuring the hits of the 70s and 80s. Follow the link here to find out more.

Have a great weekend exploring the region. For more inspiration go to visitmanchester.com.


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