Anti-Valentine's Day in Manchester

For some of us, 14th February is a reminder of those we should have swiped left on, for others, it's an expensive heart-shaped pile of pants. If you're more fed up than loved up, or if you and your boo are looking for something non-romantic to take the edge off the day, check our handpicked guide to Anti-Valentine's Day ideas in Manchester. No rubbish rom-coms, no hearts, no cards and no flowers... just good vibes all around.

Last updated on 1st February 2021




@ Online Event on Various dates from Tuesday 20th April 2021

Do something a little different this Valentine's Day and help a fellow convict escape from Alcotraz. Complete with bottled cocktails, intricate challenges and quirky characters, this online immersive adventure is sure to make for a fun night in with your partner, housemates or solo. 

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Put 007 to shame by completing an epic spy-inspired thriller from the comfort of home. The perfect antidote to Valentine's Day cheesiness, this immersive online event will have you go against an evil corporation, bringing them down in just the nick of time. 

Ditch the classic lovey-dovey stuff in favour of meeting like-minded individuals with Date In A Dash. You'll go on a series of speedy mini dates, chatting with new people and perhaps even scoring a few phones numbers at this quirky Anti-Valentine's Day event. 

@ Map Maison on Various dates from Tuesday 20th April 2021

Treating yourself to a Valentine's Day gift set? Why the hell not? With premium bottles spanning the classic old fashioned to signature espresso martini and mezcal negroni, MAP Lab's cocktail delivery across the UK is the perfect treat for a night in with yourself this February.

 Disregard the mushy stuff and instead opt for a boozy brunch at home this February. Complete with eggs benny, full English fry ups, hangover pizzas and bloody marys, there are plenty of places delivering the goods for Valentine's Day weekend. 

It just so happens that Valentine's Day 2021 falls on a Sunday, which means one thing... roast dinner delivery. Hunker down with steaming hot plates of beef, chicken or veggie alternatives, with fluffy potatoes and seasonal veg, you'll be so stuffed that you'll forget what day it is. 

Menagerie are helping you to create the ultimate at home Galentine's party, with a variety of cocktail packages available for collection and delivery in Manchester. Settle in for a night of Bridget Jones, never have I ever and top-quality mixes from this Spinningfields star. 

If you want to show off your cooking skills but aren't quite ready to go all Nigella Lawson quite yet, DIY kits are the perfect middle ground. Cook up a storm for yourself or your housemates with all you need for burgers, pizzas and top-quality feasts delivered straight to your door.