Cool and Quirky Events in Manchester

Manchester is a fun-filled hub of activity all year round, with plenty of cool and quirky events and fun things to do every week of the year. If you're looking for cool things to do in Manchester then look no further - we've compiled a guide to the very best for anyone looking for something a little different from their night out or weekend. Whether you fancy getting boisterous at a boat party, flirty with flappers, or broody with burlesque babes, Manchester's got just the thing.

Last updated on 14th April 2021




One of the best things to do for football fans in Manchester, this unique spot is offering you hotel stays, live match screenings, bottomless brunches and themed afternoon teas near the legendary Old Trafford.

Craving a boozy brunch with a little extra sass? Join the Bougie Brunch gals or their crew of buff waiters as they take over Manchester for an afternoons of Gaga-worthy entertainment, with tasty refreshments, lip sync battles and plenty of games along the way. 

Garage Brunch

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Wanna know what happens when bottomless cocktails and a banging food menu come together to the tune of an old school soundtrack? Check out Garage Brunch to find out. From garage bingo to name that tune, this is one if you're after a fun afternoon with the crew.

The Gin Society

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If you're after cool and quirky things to do in Manchester, then it's time to give The Gin Society a go. Expect boozy tastings, gin-fuelled talks, delicious street food, epic live music and plenty more all under one gorgeous roof.