6 Things to do in Greater Manchester this weekend (11-13 December)

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

Manchester Camerata’s Manchester Festive Happening


Camerata strings and brass will perform a stunning baroque programme spiced with an array of carefully selected carols. Click here for more information.

The Dawn of the Space Age & the Birth of Radio Astronomy at Jodrell Bank


Hear Professor Tim O’Brien discuss the early days at Jodrell Bank, the way that the science of Radio Astronomy first began and how scientists and engineers developed new techniques and equipment. Find out more here.

Into The Woods at Royal Exchange Theatre

Into the Woods

This Christmas, Royal Exchange Theatre brings an enchanting musical adventure, filled to the brim with a feast of fabled characters. Find out more here.

Lightwaves 2015 – Free Artist Talk on Digital Light Art


The creators of international, world-class artworks share their inspirations, experiences and opinions on digital light art in an illuminating hour long presentation and Q&A. Click here for more information.

The Warehouse Project // WHP presents Leftfield Live, George Fitzgerald, Paranoid London Live 


Leftfield headlines at the Warehouse Project this Saturday, presenting a night combining iconic dance music artists old & new. Find out more here.

A Downton Family Christmas at The Fusilier Museum


The Fusilier Museum in Bury will be hosting a special Christmas themed family fun day this Saturday. Find out more here.

Here’s what our Twitter followers recommend this weekend:

@KMuntendam: going to the Simply Red concert!!
@pig28urmston: I’m off to the @Mcr_Magic final game this side of Xmas. It’s gone be lively and loud #loudnproud #lgmlg #0161
@5_free_hours: watching #hettyfeather @The_Lowry and a bit of coding @BuryLibraries @madlabuk #familyfun
@VisitBolton: we’ll be having fun on the ice rink at http://www.visitbolton.com/winterfestival and sampling the fantastic 12 Days of Christmas menu of @robchef1


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


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