Calling all witches and wizards of Manchester, the Wizard's Brunch and Dinner is one quirky event that you just can't miss out on. Dress as your favourite magic man or woman and prepare to feast while casting spells and whipping up potions.
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.
Whether you're an avid lover of musicals or just looking for something fun to do come the weekend, make your way to a top-secret location where you'll find bottomless fizz, unlimited popcorn and a screening of classic films from Mamma Mia to Les Miserables.
If you love Pokemon, you'll be dying to get your chops around one of these Pika-patties. Taking place at Brickworks, this unique pop-up experience is the ultimate day out fr fans of the iconic Japanese franchise, complete with food, drink and themed games.
Bringing Manchester a night of mad fun, Ultimate Power is all about singing your heart out and having the best night ever. Forget all things house, this night is about big names Bowie, Prince and Meat Loaf as DJs play hit after hit; air guitars at the ready.
Cocktails in the City is back once more, bringing an epic celebration of Manchester's best bars for just two nights. Expect a plethora of talent form across the city, serving up bespoke mixes exclusively for the occasion, alongside alfresco street eats and plenty more.
Spice up your weekend with a trip to YO! Sushi Selfridges, where you'll be taught the tricks and techniques to sushi making. Taking you through everything from hand rolls to nigiri and maki, you'll do it all.
If you love your fairy tales then this is the immersive brunch experience for you, complete with Disney-inspired costumes, cocktails and delicious brunch dishes. Of course there will be plenty of chances to sing along and dress as your favourite magical character.
Head to Peter Street Kitchen where their Rikyū Bar offers you the chance to get to grips with some of the world's best sakes. From sweet and sparkling to hot and cold, you'll experience a range of styles and flavours, and the restaurant will even sort you out with some contemporary Japanese canapes.
Making Wednesday the new Friday, Elnecot are turning their Ancoats haunt into a Berlin bar this month as they celebrate some of the country's finest wines. Sip on Sekt, Rieslings and even a little orange wine, alongside tasty kebabs and live DJ.
One of the best Halloween experiences in Manchester this year, Trapped In Wonderland is taking over VClub for one terrifying tea party. Join Evil Alice and her gang of ghoulish miscreants as they run riot through the club to a heart-pumping soundtrack and some stunning lights.
Give your weekends a big dose of fun as Flight Club launch their new Brunch Social. From birthday parties to hen dos, nothing will beat bottomless pizza, a bottle of bubbly per person and taking your friends on at a game of darts.
Spice up your Sunday with a visit to Frog & Bucket where you'll find an eclectic mix of stalls and performers. Browse vintage, rockabilly, gothic clothing, as well as, memorabilia and artwork while watching some of Rogue Model Management's best artists.
Consider yourself something of a fan of craft beer? Then there's only one event you need to try when it Manchester and that's a tour around some of the best breweries in the business. From tasters down to the art of hops, this walking tour is the ultimate event for fans of the pint.
Head to VIVA this Halloween weekend where Twisted Circus are taking over with their freaky festival. Catch some eye-popping circus acts on the big stage, then prepare to party until 4am to some of the best DJs in the city.
Held at a secret Manchester location, this unique brunch brings together bottomless cocktails, excellent tunes and three delicious courses of top notch Caribbean cuisine.
When it comes to something different to do in Manchester, you need a venue where no two nights are ever the same. Join Albert's Schloss as they promise just that in a frenzy of fiery live music, cabaret acts, burlesque performances and more throughout the week.
This September (somewhat confusingly) Oktoberfest makes a mighty return to Albert Hall, placing bier, bratwurst and brass at the forefront. Manchester and Munich breweries are going head to head in effort to win the title of best bier, and you get to sample them all.