A bottle of prosecco per person, endless paddle pizza and a whack at the state-of-the-art darts board; Flight Club's famous Brunch Social is always great fun... especially now that school is officially out.
Best Events in August
Just because 2020 has been a strange year so far, doesn't mean that fun times are off the cards. The summer is still going strong, and so are we. Putting together a selection of unmissable pop-ups, themed brunches, foodie events and retro drive-ins to ensure your summer goes out with a bang, this is our guide to the best events in Manchester this August.
The Lawn Club is back and sunnier than ever, as the city centre pop-up returns with cocktails and craft beer in a socially-distanced space. Expect private spaces like lawn pods and lawn houses; perfect for date night, after-work drinks and late nights on the weekend.
Upgrade your gin and tonic game from the bog-standard ice and a slice to a beautifully garnished cocktail courtesy of Jim and Tonic. Their signature gins are distilled in a sustainable way in the heart of London, and flavours include rhubarb and grapefruit.
Fancy cocktails in one of Manchester's best bars? Join Bring & Mix for a quirky experience that urges you to bring a bottle of your favourite spirit before expert bartenders rustle up bespoke sips based on your tastes and preferences.
Sure, you can't count on the weather come August in Manchester, but you can count on a laugh if you head over to Friday Barrel of Laughs at Frog & Bucket Comedy Club. With an ever-changing roster of top-notch talent, this spot is always bringing the goods. There's also Thursday Night Live earlier in the week.
Make August your month with this Manchester Beer Tasting Tour. Taking place every Saturday, the session will include a trip to some of the best breweries in town, along with plenty of tasters and explanations.
The new normal? It involves retro movies, modern hits and cult classics from the comfort of your car. Popping up all across the UK, these are the drive-in cinemas that welcome you with gorgeous locations, freshly-popped corn and tasty snacks.