Best Events in May

May signals the end of term for a variety of students, and the start of summer for the rest of us. End of exam parties are on the menu, along with the opening festivals of the season. With so much on offer in Manchester we thought we'd make your life easier and compile a lovely list of the best night life and events heading your way this month. Certainly one not to be missed, check out our picks from the best events in May! 

Last updated on 4th May 2017

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Cheap drinks and big Indie tunes is the name of the game at Indiependence. The dance floor will be filled at The Venue as the DJ plays the best indie and dance music till the early hours, with tonnes of discounts on the door and the bar.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Student Night
Rock n Roll
Deansgate
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Feeling a little thirsty? Looking to explore what Manchester's craft beer scene has to offer? There's no better way to do it than with a walking tour. Head on down as you not only experience the brewing process first hand, there's plenty of tasters to go around.

Walks & Tours, Food & Drink, Something A Little Different, Daytime
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Looking for a few laughs this May in Manchester? Chasing down some of the most affordable comedy in the city? Then it's off to Frog and Bucket for you. Host to some seriously good stand-up names, join them every Thursday for chortling and chuckling.

Comedy, Student Night, Theatre/Arts
Northern Quarter
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The Fitzgerald are inviting you to party like it’s 1925 every single Saturday. The drinks will be flowing until the early hours of the morning and, luckily, the prices will feel like 1925 too: with discounts on cocktails, beers and bottles of wine.

Something A Little Different
Northern Quarter
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Every Wednesday, The Fitzgerald will be opening their doors for one of the most fun events in May. Anyone harbouring a secret talent are welcomed within the Speakeasy’s walls to perform for the crowds, or if you prefer just sit back, listen to the music and enjoy discounted drinks.

Live Music
Northern Quarter
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With a Bank Holiday this month, you might as well take advantage of one of the best events in May: Gorilla’s Disco Brunch. Every Sunday they’ll be playing the best in Disco while you tuck into breakfast or brunch and bottomless prosecco or Bloody Marys.

Daytime, Food & Drink, Fun Time Partying, Something A Little Different
80's Music
Oxford Road
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The drinks are free flowing and the bar is fancy – that’s the Limitless experience at the Milton Club. Expect an evening of great music, canapes and drinks, with the DJs playing the best in RnB and House until the early hours of the evening.

Something A Little Different, Food & Drink
Live Music
Deansgate
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Get to The Blue Pig on any given Thursday for some Bingo that even the most hardcore of headbangers would approve of. A low £1 price tag makes you not only eligible to take part in the night's namesake activity, but gains you a free shot of tequila and a chance at some memorable prizes as well.

Something A Little Different
Rock n Roll
Northern Quarter

Gone are the days where a night of bingo meant a blue rinse. Promising some of the wildest nights this month, join Bongo's Bingo for a fun-filled dose of antics where the art of bingo is combined with DJs, dancing and plenty more debauchery. 

Something A Little Different
Background Music
Deansgate

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