YES will be hosting some unmissable parties this August bank holiday in Manchester, including the fabulously named 'most depressing pride of your life' showcasing sad anthems. There will also be live DJs and raucous club nights in the pink basement throughout the weekend too.
August Bank Holiday in Manchester
From Pride events to live music and quirky brunches, we don't need an excuse to party... but we'll take it. If there was ever a time to go hard on the weekend, it's when that extra day off comes around. Bringing you the best in Northern hospitality, here's our guide to August bank holiday in Manchester.
Fancy head banging your way into the bank holiday this August? Ultimate Power is back in Manchester with some of the biggest rock 'n' roll hits ready to be turned up to maximum volume. Swing by for a night of inflatable guitars, shout-along tunes and epic special effects.
Looking for fun things to do over the August bank holiday in Manchester? Grab the gang and head over to Alcotraz where the prison-themed cocktail experience will have you donning orange jumpsuits and sipping on contraband cocktails.
Make the most of the long weekend by heading to Bottomless Rock N BBQ Brunch at The Liquor Store. Not only will you get to sip on as many drinks as you want, but there's tasty BBQ bites and a soundtrack of banging tunes to dance to.
Obsessed with all things Beyoncé? So are the queens at this dedicated brunch extravaganza. Watch the incredible Cara Melle embody Queen B with a collective of London and Manchester's top drag artists, all of which can be enjoyed with delicious dishes and unlimited prosecco.
Join The Blues Kitchen for a series of music-filled parties. From Manchester's Got Soul clubbing through to funk sets from DJ Yoda and Monday bottomless brunching, this quirky venue will have you drinking, dining and dancing your way through the weekend.
Still haven't experienced the madness that is the Manchester Brunch Social? Now's your chance. Not only is Flight Club hosting an afternoon of prosecco and pizza to celebrate the long weekend, but they're also offering you the opportunity to beat your mates on the oche.
Brunch With Birch is kicking off this August, bringing you an afternoon filled with hilarious hijinks. Expect unmissable comedy from the alien queen herself, alongside some special guests while you kick back with unlimited fizz.
Drag Race fans assemble, now is your chance to catch some of the hottest queens from the UK show. Get your fix of awe-inspiring entertainment from the likes of Tayce, Baga Chipz and Ginny Lemon, alongside a delicious bottomless brunch at Impossible this August.
To celebrate this year's Pride, Lock 91 are going all-out by welcoming a very special edition of What She Said Club to their sprawling venue. Head here for a night of pop showdowns, glitter stations and fun games dedicated to LGBT+/Queer females and non-binary legends.
Manchester Pride is back, and this year they're celebrating with a four-day festival that champions the city's LGBTQ+ community in epic fashion. From activism and awareness, straight through to partying with world-famous artists, this is one unmissable bank holiday event.