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.
Best Events in August
The summer is still going strong, but we all fear for September as the temperature drops and we count down the days until the academic year begins and the festivals begin to close. So we have put together a selection of club nights, bars, events and festivals to ensure you send summer out with a bang! Take a second to have a browse through our selections for the best events in August and youself a cheeky last minute summer shimmy in Manchester.
A bottle of prosecco per person, endless 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.
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.
Snazzy Peter Street Kitchen has been the go-to for delicious plates of Japanese-Mexican fusion, but it's also got an excellent selection of Japanese whiskies. Head over to this hot spot for an indepth class on little known brands, and with plenty of tasters - all for learning purposes, of course.
Movie-watching will never be the same after a trip to the Bottomless Singing Cinema. Doing what it says on the tin, this summer pop-up puts on classic movies with the addition of non-stop booze, plenty of popcorn, and singing - courtesy of you.
The unstoppable force that is Ultimate Power returns to Manchester this August for another blow out of confetti cannons and cahorting. Join them for big ballads, air guitar competitions and some of the best music in the business.
Along with amazing city views, 20 Stories is perking up your summer with weekly live music sessions. Taking place every Wednesday, the hot spot is showcasing some of Manchester's best talent - did someone say summer date night?