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6 Things to do in Greater Manchester this weekend (14 – 16 October)

Here is our guide to the best of what’s on in and around the Greater Manchester region this weekend.oasisOasis Exhibition
14 October 2016 – 25 October 2016
The Oasis ‘Chasing the Sun’ exhibition will be coming home to Manchester from 14th October.



rough-runnerRough Runner
15 October 2016 – 16 October 2016
Rough Runner returns to Manchester in 2016 having hosted their biggest event of the year in 2015.

cakeSpinningfields Makers Market
15 October 2016 – 16 October 2016
The Spinningfields Makers Market will be taking place on the 3rd weekend of every month.

time-peakeTim Peake Q & A @ Media City
15 October 2016
British ESA astronaut Tim Peake is coming to MediaCityUK to give a talk and answer questions with members of the public on Saturday 15th October 2016

remote-jpgHomegrown Folk Festival
13 October 2016 – 15 October 2016
The Met’s annual festival of the finest English Folk Music.

snookerSnooker’s English Open
10 October 2016 – 16 October 2016
Snooker’s new English Open will take place at Event City in Manchester.

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



3 things to do in Manchester this weekend (12 – 14 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.

Manchester Day Parade

Manchester Day Parade

The city will be transformed into an animated playground of music, outdoor theatre and procession in a celebration of leisure, play and Manchester’s place in a global gaming world.

Hot Tub Cinema

Hot Tub Party

The brilliant Islington Mill warehouse will be converted into a Hot Tub wonderland with twenty hot tubs, 120 guests per night, a licensed bar and tub side waiter service.

Manchester United Legends v Bayern Munich Allstars


A whole host of former Reds have been confirmed to play for Bryan Robson’s Manchester United Legends’ team against Bayern Munich All Stars at Old Trafford on Sunday.

For more information about what’s on in Manchester go to www.visitmanchester.com

Here’s what our Twitter followers recommend this weekend:

‏@MichielBlijboom: visit the koffee pot?

‏@Col_Dunn: Didsbury Festival… despite the weather forecast!

‏@HOME_mcr: It’s the last weekend to catch #TheFunfair @HOME_mcr – hurry, the fair’s about to leave town http://bit.ly/1yDnXy5

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

Hold Fast: Northern Quarter of course

Adam Gosling: Surely has to be Sunday Celebrate Manchester Day in the city centre

Lisa Skolosdra Short: Didsbury Festival

Kaz Mcvey: Spinningfields

Gavin Clarke My Sunday Social Exercise Class at Hough End Centre Chorlton. Awesome.

Mark Lupton Partington: In Trafford for a walk and a picnic with Red Rose Forest redroseforest.co.uk/web/content/view/34/855/ discover the countryside on your doorstep including places such as Broad Oak Meadow and Coroner’s Wood.

Kooky Lu: Northern quarter

Laura Quinn: Atlas bar

Ministry of Craft: Creative courses at Ministry of Craft, natch! Down in the depths of Fred Aldous, a crafty haven awaits.

David Shanahan: Matt & phreds

Isaac Slough: Old trafford

Maria Lidia Cooke Centuriòn: The Farms Arm in Northenden