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 25th June 2021

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. 

The Gin Society

27 user reviews 4

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.

Garage Brunch

592 user reviews 4

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 Brunch Club

1 user review 4

With a range of themed bashes that'll have you dancing to emo hits, signing to Disney classics, bopping to hip hop or grooving to 90s tunes, The Brunch Club is coming in strong for cool and quirky events in Manchester. Plus, there'll also be bottomless booze and delicious food.

  Alcotraz: Cell Block Three-Four

10 user reviews 5

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Manchester on Various dates from Saturday 24th July 2021

The UK's most notorious prison cocktail pop-up has arrived in Manchester and it needs your help to get liquor in. Head to the city centre speakeasy where you'll have to charm your way past suspicious guards before the inmates whip you up some delicious drinks.