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 11th November 2019




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.

@ Gorilla on Sat, 7th Dec 2019 @ 23:00 - 4:00

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.

@ BRICKWORKS on Sat, 1st Feb 2020 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

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. 

  Manchester Brunch Social

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@ Flight Club Manchester on Various dates from Saturday 23rd November 2019

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.

@ Meet upstairs at Piccadilly Tap, Station Approach, Manchester M1 2GH on Saturday 23rd November 2019 and 6 other Saturdays

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. 

Held at a secret Manchester location, this unique brunch brings together bottomless cocktails, excellent tunes and three delicious courses of top notch Caribbean cuisine.

@ Bar Pop on Sun, 8th Dec 2019 @ 12:00 - 17:00

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.