What’s on This Weekend in Manchester

Manchester is one of the UK’s biggest weekend destinations. Fantastic gigs, jaw-dropping theatre, hilarious comedy or hard-hitting cinema – you can find them all here in Manchester this weekend.

2manydjs

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2manydjs

23 Aug

Gorilla

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Dry Cleaning

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Dry Cleaning

23 Aug

YES

From£6.00

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FRI251

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FRI251

23 Aug

FAC251

From£4.00

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Dirty Dancefloors

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Dirty Dancefloors

23 Aug

42's

From£5.00

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Bollynights Manchester: Friday 23rd August

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Bollynights Manchester: Friday 23rd August

23 Aug

Bliss club

From£0.00

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Flight Mode

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Flight Mode

23 Aug

South

From£3.00

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Depeche Mode Disco - 23rd August 2019 - Manchester

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Depeche Mode Disco - 23rd August 2019 - Manchester

23 Aug

Lions Den

From£7.00

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CK1

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CK1

23 Aug

Cubo

From£0.00

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Premier League: Manchester United - Crystal Palace 24-08-2019

Sport

Premier League: Manchester United - Crystal Palace 24-08-2019

24 Aug

Old Trafford

From£68.00

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Swiftogeddon - The Taylor Swift Club Night

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Swiftogeddon - The Taylor Swift Club Night

24 Aug

Gorilla

From£8.00

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LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO

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LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO

24 Aug

Gorilla

From£8.00

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Kanda Bongo Man

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Kanda Bongo Man

24 Aug

Band On The Wall

From£19.00

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GIRLS ON FILM - PRIDE PARTY

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GIRLS ON FILM - PRIDE PARTY

24 Aug

Deaf Institute

From£5.00

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JESSY LANZA (DJ)

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JESSY LANZA (DJ)

24 Aug

YES

From£7.00

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Shoki Shoki w/ Atiké (Me Gusta) Pride Special

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Shoki Shoki w/ Atiké (Me Gusta) Pride Special

24 Aug

YES

From£0.00

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Love Party - Queer Pride Party 2019

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Love Party - Queer Pride Party 2019

24 Aug

Star and Garter

From£8.00

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High Hoops Pride Weekender with Special Guests

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High Hoops Pride Weekender with Special Guests

24 Aug

The White Hotel

From£12.00

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Casa Loca

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Casa Loca

24 Aug

Impossible

From£6.00

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Club

25 Aug

Manchester Academy

From£27.00

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Ding Dong & Teejay

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Ding Dong & Teejay

25 Aug

Manchester Academy

From£30.00

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High Emotion with Powder

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High Emotion with Powder

25 Aug

YES

From£9.00

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Gay Garage - Gay Pride After Party

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Gay Garage - Gay Pride After Party

25 Aug

Gorilla

From£9.00

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Bollox Queer Pride

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Bollox Queer Pride

25 Aug

Deaf Institute

From£0.00

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Heliocentric: 'The Category is Space'

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Heliocentric: 'The Category is Space'

25 Aug

YES

From£0.00

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Back By Dope Demand

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Back By Dope Demand

25 Aug

Mint Lounge

From£9.00

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BANK HOLIDAY SPECIAL - ARK - BEACH PARTY - DJ MARCEL STEVENS

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BANK HOLIDAY SPECIAL - ARK - BEACH PARTY - DJ MARCEL STEVENS

25 Aug

Ark

From£7.00

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Casa Loca After Dark - BANK HOLIDAY SUNDAY

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Casa Loca After Dark - BANK HOLIDAY SUNDAY

25 Aug

Impossible

From£12.00

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From Manchester With Love ALLNIGHTER

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From Manchester With Love ALLNIGHTER

25 Aug

42's

From£6.00

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Girls Night Out: Ariana Grande Special @ Aatma (Sun 25th August)

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Girls Night Out: Ariana Grande Special @ Aatma (Sun 25th August)

25 Aug

AATMA

From£0.00

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Bank Holiday Foam Party

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Bank Holiday Foam Party

25 Aug

Fifth Nightclub Manchester

From£2.00

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Music fans will of course have no shortage of events to explore in Manchester this weekend, from all night raves at clubs like the Victoria Warehouse to gentle acoustic sets at the city’s glut of independent venues. Elsewhere, Manchester’s comedy clubs will keep you laughing for the rest of the weekend.   

The UK’s second city doesn’t just have Friday nightlife to offer though – the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution has plenty of daytime attractions to visit too, from the People’s History Museum and Whitworth art gallery to the modern day sporting cathedral of Old Trafford.

Gigs in Manchester This Weekend

Manchester’s musical reputation is one of the strongest in the UK as home to the country’s biggest indoor arena Manchester Arena and a wealth of independent venues. Manchester is sure to have a fantastic choice of acts performing this weekend, from global pop megastars to up-and-coming acts playing in front of intimate crowds. Catch touring sensations at the Apollo or Manchester Academy, or brush up on local gems at Gorilla, Deaf Institute and the Night and Day Cafe.

Find out more about gigs in Manchester.

Theatre in Manchester This Weekend

Manchester has a rich theatre scene with the Palace Theatre and the Manchester Opera House being the places to go to catch the biggest touring shows. Fans of arthouse theatre should look no further than The Lowry or HOME. For something different, the Royal Exchange’s stunning theatre-in-the-round puts audiences at the centre of the action.

Find out more about theatre in Manchester here.

Comedy in Manchester This Weekend

Manchester’s fantastic comedy venues have long been a rite of passage for many of the UK’s biggest comedians. The likes of Peter Kay, Johnny Vegas and Jason Manford all made their starts here.

You can catch up-and-coming comedians at venues like the Frog and Bucket and the Comedy Store. The country’s biggest comics often drop by the likes of the Lowry, O2 Apollo and Manchester Arena for weekend shows.

Find out more about comedy in Manchester here.

Cinema in Manchester This Weekend

Manchester always showcases the latest in film and cinema. Fans of the latest Hollywood blockbusters can start their weekend by catching a film at Odeon at the Great Northern or the Vue in the Printworks. If you have more arthouse tastes, HOME will have you covered.

Find out more about cinema in Manchester here.

Sport in Manchester This Weekend

Manchester is known the world over for its football teams as tourists visit every weekend to catch Manchester United and Manchester City. However, there’s plenty for other sports fans to enjoy at the weekend.

Just a few of Manchester’s other sporting teams include Manchester Giants (basketball), Manchester Thunder (netball), and Manchester Storm (ice hockey). Cycling fans should look no further than the National Cycling Centre. In the summer months, cricket fans can catch Lancashire County Cricket Club at Old Trafford Cricket Ground.

Find out more about sport in Manchester here.

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