Concerts & Events at Manchester Arena
7th September - World's Strongest Man Tour Finals
13th September – Professor Brian Cox: Live
2nd October - Russell Howard Respite
16th October - Impractical Jokers
24th October – Cher
25th October - The Stepback! 90s vs 00s
27th October – Andre Bocelli
12th November - Christian Aguilera
14th - 16th November – Little Mix
17th November – Hits Radio Live
22nd November – The Chemical Brothers
23rd November - Rod Stewart
28th November – December 1st – Marvel Universe Live!
7th December – Pete Tong Presents Ibiza Classics Peter
20th December – We Love the 90s
21st & 22nd December - Jack Whitehall
Manchester Apollo Concerts
13th September - Bianca Del Rio: It's Jester Joke
18th September - The Pixies
19th September - Hozier: Wasteland, Baby!
1st October - Volbeat: Rewind Replay Rebound Tour
5th & 6th October - Romesh Ranganathan: The Cynic's Mixtape
9th October - James Arthur
10th October - The Songs of Stevie Wonder starring Beverley Knight
11th October - Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly: The Hologram UK Tour - Live on Stage
12th October - Peabo Bryson sings the songs of Barry White
15th October - Hootie and The Blowfish
17th October - Jonathan Van Ness: Road To Beijing
18th October - Will Young
19th October - The Next Step - Absolute Dance Live On Stage
20th October - Saxon: 40th Anniversary Castles & Eagles Tour
22nd & 23rd October - Why Don't We: 8 Letters Tour Europe
25th & 26th October - Tim Minchin: Back 2019
29th October - MARINA
30th October - James Morrison
1st November - O.M.D: 40 Years - Greatest Hits
2nd November - 80s Invasion Tour 2019
6th November - Romesh Ranganathan: The Cynic's Mixtape
8th - 10th November - Eddie Izzard: Wunderbar
15th November - Snarky Puppy
30th November - The Australian Pink Floyd: All That You Love World Tour 2019
3rd December - Dido
6th December - Roy 'Chubby' Brown
13th & 14th December - Rob Beckett: Wallop
22nd December - Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra
Summer Season of Science @ MOSI - 20/07/2019 - 01/09/2019
Where: Museum of Science Industry
Visit the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry this summer and experience their summer programme of Science.
Fun for the whole family!
Find out more here.
Photography Exhibition: 'Northerners' 01/08/2019 - 31/10/2019
Where: Charlton Place, Manchester
Chester-born photographer Rory Lewis will exhibit a new body of work featuring an array of iconic actors, politicians and sportspeople all of whom hail exclusively from the North.
High-profile subjects include Line of Duty and This is England star Stephen Graham, distinguished actors Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian McKellen, and celebrated Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle.
Meet the Mermaids @ SEA LIFE Saturday's in August
Where: Sea Life Trafford Centre.
Visit the Magical world of the ocean at Sea Life Manchester this July and you might catch sight of more than fish.
Real-life mermaids will be swimming around the Ocean Tank surrounded by different types of fish and interacting with guests!
The mermaids will be in our ocean tank from 12pm - 3pm.
Dates: 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st
Jerry Springer - The Opera 08/08/2019 - 31/08/2019
Where: Hope Mill Theatre
Almost 15 years since the show was last performed in the UK; the controversial musical is back for a four week run in Manchester.
Spoofing the infamous talk show - The Jerry Springer show - this production isn't for the faint-hearted or easily offended. Nothing is off limits in this must-see production.
Manchester Pride Festival 24/08/2019 -25/08/2019
Where: Manchester City Centre
Manchester Pride Festival 2019 will be made up of Manchester Pride Live, the Candlelit Vigil, the Superbia Weekend, the Gay Village Party, Manchester Pride Parade and Youth Pride MCR.
Between 23 - 26 August 2019, our internationally renowned event will come alive across the city, on a scale never before seen. Stretching from Mayfield to Deansgate with our heart in The Village. An unforgettable weekend awaits.
4th Specsavers Ashes Test 04/09/2019 - 08/09/2019
Where: Emirates Old Trafford
Held in the home of Lancashire Cricket Club, England will attempt to reclaim the urn from rivals Australia.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in Concert 07/09/2019
Where: Bridgewater Hall
Relive the phenomenon that was the first Harry Potter film in the magical surrounding of The Bridgewater Hall.
A 40-foot screen will display the film in high definition as The Czech National Symphony Orchestra performs the score live.
& Juliet 10/09/2019 - 12/10/2019
Where: Manchester Opera House
Packed with some of the pop classics of the last few decades, & Juliet is a reimaging of the Romeo & Juliet story we all know. What if Shakespeare's ending was only Juliet's beginning? Find out what happens when the play ends, and the heroine takes control of her own future.
Tatton Park Harvest festival 14/09/2019 - 15/09/2019
Where: Tatton Park
Visit the Farm at Tatton Park and celebrate the annual harvest festival.
Have a go at traditional skills like corn doll making, woodturning and even build your own scarecrow.
A traditional Harvest Blessing will take place along with performances from the Preston Brook brass band.
9 to 5 The Musical 17/09/2019 - 21/09/2019
Where: The Palace Theatre
Based on the classic 80s comedy (originally starring Dolly Parton) is now a smash hit West End Musical.
9 to 5: The Musical tells the story of three secretaries, Doralee, Violet and Judy, who, sick of their bosses sexist remarks and tyrannical rule, set out to get their revenge.
Grimmfest 2019 03/10/2019 - 06/10/2019
Where: Odeon Great Northern
Now in its 11th year, Grimmfest is Manchester's cult horror movie festival. With an amazing schedule of horror films from all around the world, Grimmfest is a must for horror fans.
Curtains 08/10/2019 - 12/10/2019
Where: The Palace Theatre
Starring comedian Jason Manford - Curtains is a musical take on the classic 'whodunnit'? drama.
When the star of a new Broadway-bound musical is murdered, it's up to detective Frank Cioffi to solve the case. Filled with catchy songs and clever plot twists, Curtains is a comedy-mystery to keep you guessing.
Super League Grand Final 12/10/2019
Where: Old Trafford
Manchester's Theatre of Dreams will host the 2019 Rugby Super League Grand Final. Who will take home the iconic trophy?
LEGOLAND® Brick or Treat 12/10/2019 - 03/11/2019
Where: LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre at The Trafford Centre
Get ready for a scare this Halloween at the LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Manchester.
With lots of Halloween events for you and your little monsters to take part in, there is pleanty to get you in the Halloween Spirit.
Take part in the SCARE-venger hunt, or build your own LEGO® pumpkin! You'll even be able to get a photo taken with their ghoulish character mascots!
Avenue Q 21/10/2019 -26/10/2019
Where: The Palace Theatre
Created by Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez
Avenue Q is set on a downtown New York street where the residents, both human and monster alike, are trying to make sense of life’s burning issues – like what do you do with a BA in English? How do you find your purpose? And is the internet really just for….nevermind.