Things to Do

The best things to do in Manchester, including events, festivals, attractions, tours, activities, and entertainment

Things to Do

20 great things to do in Manchester

You're never short on things to do in this town, but start with these and you won't go far wrong

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The best free things to do in Manchester

Explore these and have your fill of fun for a lot less lolly

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Manchester events calendar

Don't miss out: plan ahead with our guide to the biggest annual events

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Top ten Manchester attractions

Check this out for our ten favourite places to visit in Manchester

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Art

Playtime

Cornerhouse presents its final exhibition, a group show inspired by the Jacques Tati film, ‘Playtime’

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Theatre

Little Shop Of Horrors

The Royal Exchange flexes its tonsils again with its Christmas show, ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

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Dance

Akram Khan: Desh

Another stunning piece of choreography from the master of dance

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More things do in Manchester

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The best museums in Manchester

Delve deep and marvel at Manchester's vibrant cultural institutions 

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The best art galleries in Manchester

From the best of yesteryear to the mercilessly modern, Manchester has it all

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Manchester football guide

Red? Blue? Neither? Explore the beautiful game regardless of your colours

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Things to do in the Northern Quarter

The Northern Quarter's not just about all the trendy restaurants, bars and pubs

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Top ten Manchester attractions

Check this out for our ten favourite places to visit in Manchester

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