Best Events In April

If you deliberating things to do in Manchester this April, then you've stumbled upon a real winner with our guide to the month. A handpicked selection of fun activities and cool events, alongside the usual winning venues, this is designed to set you up for the springtime and Easter; perfect for the warmer months setting in.

Last updated on 1st February 2023




The queens from Bougie Brunch & Boy Toy Events will be taking over venues across the city for plenty of wild happenings. From bingo in the buff to bottomless brunches and Beyonce-themed spectaculars, there's plenty of things to book ahead.

April means one thing: the return of warmers days in the mighty beer garden. Book yourself into one of these top-notch pubs with outdoor spaces, from luscious green hideaways to sleek terraces; where group hangouts, freshly poured pints and classic grub all await.

  Alcotraz: Cell Block Three-Four

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@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Manchester on Various dates from Friday 3rd February 2023

If you're searching for events in Manchester today, Alcotraz is open almost every night of the week. This immersive prison experience sees you smuggling drink into the clink, with bespoke cocktails whipped up by inmate mixologists. And while you're sipping? You'll befriend crooked guards and watch the action unfold.

Cherry Jam

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Hunting for things to do in Manchester this weekend can come up with a lot of options, but none as good as Cherry Jam's bottomless events. From afternoon tea to grazing boards washed down with unlimited cocktails, there's a real treat in store here.

What's on at GRUB

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From tequila tastings and paloma-making to quizzes with fizz and disco bingo, GRUB has a stellar lineup of events every month - and April is no exception. Make your way over to the Red Bank spot for their recurring bottomless street food brunch or opt for something a little different.

Of course, it wouldn't be April without a lineup of things to do on Easter weekend in Manchester. If you're looking for ways to celebrate the four-day bank hols, check out our guide to everything that's going down, including warehouse raves, live gigs and more.

Cocktails Ahoy

11 user reviews 5

April in Manchester will see you jumping aboard a booze cruise and sipping on seven (yup, you read that right) concoctions throughout the trip. Cocktails Ahoy is going for an 80s vs 90s battle of the decades theme this month, so dress up and get ready to rock the boat.

Old School R&B Brunch

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Looking for fun things to do this weekend in April? Old School R&B Brunch is bringing the vibes throughout the month at Canvas. Shimmy on over to treat your tastebuds with two tasty courses, bottomless rum punch and top-notch tunes from live DJs.