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Band on the Wall

Critics' choice
Music

Band on the Wall, one of Manchester's best-loved music venues, has fought a long battle to get to where it is today. Although its musical pedigree dates...

25 Swan Street

Blue Cat Café

Critics' choice
Music

The Blue Cat is a little enclave of city bohemia picked up and transplanted to the 'burbs. It proudly showcases the best new bands, both local and touring,...

17 Shaw Road

Deaf Institute

Critics' choice
Bars & pubs, Music

The Deaf Institute - aka Trof 3 - is the third bar in the Trof empire, following Trof 2 in the Northern Quarter and the original in Fallowfield, called...

135 Grosvenor Street

Legends

Critics' choice
Clubs

A brilliantly disorienting labyrinthine set-up on the site of seminal '60s night-spot the Twisted Wheel. Legends plays host to the original antidote to gay...

4-6 Whitworth Street

Lowry

Critics' choice
Art, Comedy, Dance, Museums, Music, Theatre

A long way from the grimly functional mill buildings so often captured by its eponymous subject and raison d'être, the Lowry marked a tipping point for the...

Pier 8
Free

Purple Pussycat

Critics' choice
Clubs

The name and the neon outside suggest something seedier than the cheeky electro- and funk-oriented disco within this club. The strip-joint theme continues...

19A Back Bridge St

Sankeys

Critics' choice
Clubs

Following a radical refit that mirrored the regeneration of its industrial surroundings, Mancunian institution Sankeys (formerly Sankeys Soap) is proof that...

Beehive Mill

South

Critics' choice
Clubs

South reopened in 2010, redesigned by Ben Kelly of Haçienda and FAC251 fame. The old space has been modernised - the new additions include a bespoke...

4a South King Street