Things to Do

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

Art

Home Manchester guide

The newest venue in town brings the arts home to the city centre like no other, merging two former cultural institutions, Cornerhouse and the Library Theatre Company, under one multi-million pound roof, and we've got it covered

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The best things to do this week in Manchester

Our guide to your week of fun, food and frolics

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Theatre

Theatre shows in Manchester

Keep up to date with the plays, shows and musicals that are on in Manchester

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Art

Art exhibitions in Manchester

Blockbuster shows and brilliant emerging artists are all on offer in our round-up

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Music

Gigs in Manchester

Find out which big names and hot new acts are coming to town soon

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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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