August Bank Holiday in Manchester
From big nights out to live music and foodie-centred pop-ups, we don't need an excuse to go out... 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.
Transporting you to the 1920s, Bring & Mix is the speakeasy-style drinks experience that'll have bartenders whipping up bespoke cocktails. Simply bring a bottle of your favourite spirit and watch as the expert mixologists do all the work.
Laugh your ass off with a visit to the Frog & Bucket Comedy Club this Friday. Kickstarting your bank holiday weekender with a roster of international acts, homegrown talent and tasty bites, this is one for your Friday night plans.
Start your weekend in boozy brunch style as The Reggae Brunch heads to TriBeCa on Saturday. We're talking 60 minutes of bottomless rum punch, jerk chicken feasting and a soundtrack of calypso, reggae, soca, bashment and beyond.
A day dedicated to all things rum? It can only be the Official Manchester Rum Festival. Taking place this August bank holiday in the Viadux, this booze-fuelled extravaganza is bringing you sips from some of the world's best brands (over 50 to be exact), as well as seminars, tastings and more.
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, but also offering you the chance to try a social darts sampler.
Whether you're nursing a sore head or rewarding yourself after a productive long weekend, our pick of the best Sunday roasts is just what you need. From beautifully cooked meats to veggie twists with all the trimmings, here's our insider guide.