24th January – 27th January 2018: Manchester Beer & Cider Festival
Try some of the best ciders and beers (over 700 kinds!) that England has to offer, plus partake in meet the brewer events and so much more!
4th March – 20th March 2018: Manchester Irish Festival
A two-week festival culminating with a huge St Patrick’s Day parade. www.manchesteririshfestival.co.uk
9th June – 10th June 2018: Parklife Festival
What’s better than a weekend music festival in Manchester? Head to Heaton Park for some of the biggest names in music, all in one place!
20th July – 28th July 2018: Manchester Jazz festival
With loads of free concerts and some big names, the Manchester Jazz Festival runs for 10 days in July.
24th August 2018: Manchester Pride
Manchester’s “Gay Village” around Canal Street is the hub of the annual celebrations.
16th September – 1st December 2018: Warehouse Project
Boom boom boom boom rave noiiiiiiiiise boom boom boom boom rumble rumble
20th October 2018: Dashehra Diwali Mela
The Indian Association’s annual party is a feast of Bhangra, Bollywood, dance, food and fireworks. www.indianassociation.org.uk