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.
Head down the rabbit hole this December with a trip to Gorilla's Alice in Wonderland-themed club night. Going all out, the venue will be transformed into a wacky playground filled with giant inflatables and props as well as immersive entertainers and a number of headline DJ and Ibiza residents.
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.
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.
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.
From unusual date nights to a quirky catch up with friends, this immersive experience isn't your usual Manchester event. Taking place at Manchester Central Library, this dystopian show promises gin and some curious questions.
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.
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.
A haven for gin-loving Mancunians, this festival celebrates the very best concoctions in the business. Head along for an evening of talks, tastings and tasty food. There's even giant Jenga to have a go at between sips.
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.
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.
Held at a secret Manchester location, this unique brunch brings together bottomless cocktails, excellent tunes and three delicious courses of top notch Caribbean cuisine.
One of the best things to do in Manchester this Christmas, Rouge Model Management are back with their alternative take on your classic frost fair. With great range of vendors selling rockabilly, steampunk, fetish, goth and vintage goods, you'll be able to browse while catching some top performances from the Rouge acts.