8 Things to do in Greater Manchester this weekend (11-13 March)

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

Northern Quarter Makers Market

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The Northern Quarter Makers Market is back bigger and better than ever! Expect food, drink, art and vintage with live music and much more. More information here.

An Invitation at the Royal Exchange Theatre

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An Invitation is a witty and thoughtful play which will be performed live at the Royal Exchange this weekend. It is playful, joyous, imaginative, powerful and human. Click here to find out more.

King Charles III at Manchester Opera House

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The Queen is dead and Prince Charles ascends to the throne. What would happen? Find out in this entertaining show at the Manchester Opera House. Click here to find out more.

Wear it: a weekend of exploring the world of wearable technology

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Play a game with the power of the mind, take a virtual reality tour down a tin mine, adventure through MineCraft using CodeBug gloves and see how wearable technology might change the way we live, work and play. Click here for more information.

Katherine Ryan: Kathbum

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The hilarious Katherine Ryan brings her terrific comedy show to Manchester this weekend hot on the heels of a sold-out UK and Australian tour. Click here to find out more.

Grimes at Manchester Academy

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After opening on Lana Del Rey’s summer tour, Grimes will take centre stage at Manchester Academy this weekend in a hotly anticipated live performance. Find out more here.

Dress up at Lyme

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Visit Lyme’s Wardrobe Department when the house is open and transform into a real-life Edwardian. With costumes for visitors of all ages, the whole family can join in. More information here.

Oldham Beer Festival

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The 28th annual beer festival returns this weekend bringing more than 60 of the best real ales, ciders, perries, fruit wines, and imported bottled beers for visitors to enjoy. Click here for more information.

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

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