Top 10 Things To Do This Autumn

While summer's long nights might be over, that doesn't mean Manchester events aren't still packing a punch. From curling up by a log fire with a hearty roast through to food festivals and a beer-filled offering, autumn in Manchester is all sorts of fun. Take a look out our pick of parties for the next season, and get ready to warm up before winter starts.

Last updated on 2nd September 2019




@ Vclub, on Sat, 2nd Nov 2019 @ 23:00 - 4:00

Alice in Wonderland just got a seriously freaky twist as XClusive Touch come to town for a Halloween party of epic proportions. Taking over VClub, the organisers will be bringing you a topsy turvy world of mad hatters and angry queens, all soundtracked by some of the best DJs in Manchester.

@ Elnecot on Wed, 25th Sep 2019 @ 19:00 - 21:30

Bringing a little touch of Berlin to the Manchester, this unique pop up at Elnecot is turning the Ancoats restaurant into a German wine bar to celebrate some of the country's finest tipples. From Pinots and Reislings to Sekt and a little orange wine, you'll be able to sip away on some of the very best bottles. 

@ SECRET LOCATION MANCHESTER on Sat, 12th Oct 2019 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

It's taken the world by storm and now The Wizard Brunch and Dinner is landing in Manchester. If you've never tried an immersive dining experience before, this is a great place to start as a city centre location is transformed into a den of witchcraft and wizardry.

@ Manchester Academy / Club Academy on Saturday 28th September 2019 and 2 other dates

Quiz nights will never be the same with this raucous take on the traditional. Sure, it might be getting darker, but with dancing on tables, confetti canons, banging music and some really silly prizes, this event will get you out from under the duvet.

  Brunch's Most Fun Makeover

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@ Flight Club Manchester on Various dates from Saturday 21st September 2019

So you've tried the sensation that is Flight Club, but have you tried this party bar's take on brunch? With endless slices of crispy pizza, a bottle of prosecco per person and a bash on the ochre, this weekend activity will get rid of any summer blues.

Now that the nights are drawing in and it's officially autumn, it's time for the Sunday roast to return from its seasonal sabbatical. From quaint pubs through to cool bars, these are our pick of the best weekend feasts across Manchester.

@ The Viaducts on Friday 11th and Saturday 12th October 2019

Cocktails in the City is back and ready for an even bigger celebration than previous years. Expect two days of top-class cocktail drinking from the finest bars Manchester has to offer, with plenty of bespoke creations made just for the occasion. 

  Sip Through Japanese Whisky

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@ Peter Street Kitchen on Saturday 21st September and Saturday 19th October 2019

From the Highlands through to Ireland, there's always an ample selection of whisky to try, but have you tried Japan's offerings? The renowned restaurant, Peter Street Kitchen, is hosting a masterclass this autumn, which will teach you everything there is to know - along with plenty of samples.

@ Meet upstairs at Piccadilly Tap, Station Approach, Manchester M1 2GH on Saturday 28th September 2019 and 4 other Saturdays

Batty about beer? Then this is the experience for you. Across the course of four hours, you will join knowledgeable guides as they take you on a tour of Manchester's breweries, letting you sip your way through demonstations and teaching you more about the brewing process.