Best Events In November

Winter is here, with its long, dark nights, dropping temperatures and blustery weather. But never fear, because we've got some fantastic parties and things to do right here. From hot club nights to bottomless afternoon teas, themed cocktail cruises and immersive experiences, there's plenty to be getting stuck into around these parts. Check out our list of events in Manchester this November 2023.

Last updated on 30th November 2022

Christmas cocktails? Fire pits? Festive pop-up? This list of winter bars has everything for celebrating the season, whether you chooce to go for a rooftop destination or a more low-key pub. 

Good Life Skates

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Make your November calendar the best its been with a trip to Good Life Skates, which can be found on the mezzanine level of Escape To Freight Island. Here, you can enjoy DJ-led sessions or bring your own boots for roller rounds at an affordable price.

Adding a dash of sass to your brunching, Bougie Drag & Boy Toy Events are practically a right of passage when it comes to drag. Think Beyonce or bingo-themed bashes, alongside bottomless booze and butlers in the buff.

This November, be sure to check out Hashtag Parties at clubs across Manchester. These events are the ideal student night out, thanks to affordable entry, exclusive drink deals and an evening of bangers playing.

Looking for somewhere warm to snuggle up as the temperatures plummet? Whether you're making the most of cuffing season or chilling with mates, explore these outdoor dining pods, pubs with fireplaces and blanket-laden terraces.

What's on at GRUB

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For Manchester events this November 2022, head to GRUB. From award-winning street food at bottomless brunch to big screen viewings of the World Cup, burlesque shows and more, there's something for everyone here.

Pop-up winter bar Miracle On Cross Street is returning to Manchester, decorated with a whole host of seasonal fits and serving Christmas cocktails to match. Better yet, your table booking includes all you can eat mince pies too.

The Brunch Club

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What's on the cards from The Brunch Club this month, we hear you ask? Well, if Disney-themed drag and ABBA sound right up your street, then these bottomless bashes are sure to satisfy, while getting you up on your feet.

Cocktails Ahoy

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Cocktails Ahoy's themed cruises are offering up 6 tasty concoctions to each ticket holder at their parties. This month's theme? The 80s. So, get all dressed up, and mosey over to Castlefield to dance and drink on the water.

Whether RnB, Ayia Napa beats or Garage is more your jam, Taste + Liquor has the brunch party to fill your afternoon with wild happenings. Think 60 minutes of bottomless rum punch, alongside hours of your favourite tunes mixed by top DJs.


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Foodies rejoice; now you can learn how to make your favourite sushi at home. YO! are taking you through the process, from the history, to essential knife skills and the all-important roll. There's also gyoza and drinks on arrival.

From boozers with open fireplaces to traditional old spots flaunting exposed beams and tudor exteriors, our guide to cosy pubs is a must-read for the upcoming winter season. Hunker down at these watering holes when you want pints and hearty grub.

Cherry Jam

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Searching for events in Manchester this weekend throughout November 2022? Cherry Jam has a number of bottomless offerings, including afternoon tea, 90s brunches and some festive feasting, all of which can be washed down with unlimited (and often themed) cocktails.

  Alcotraz: Cell Block Three-Four

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@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Manchester on Various dates from Friday 27th January 2023

One of the top things to do in Manchester this November weekend, Alcotraz is the prison cocktail joint you need to experience. Adding an immersive edge to your night out, the bar will have you sneaking booze past eagle-eyed wardens and mingling with mixology-savvy inmates while the story unfolds.

If you're looking for things to do in Manchester this November 2022, The Reggae Brunch is adding some extra sizzle to your winter schedule. Enjoy hours of entertainment, with banging tunes, lips-smacking soul food and unlimited drinks to get you in the party mood.

Get into the festive feeling this November and explore some of the best winter lights in Manchester. You'll soak up all of the stunning displays, before heading over to nearby boozers or restaurants for comfort food and hot toddies afterwards.