Top Events this Winter in Manchester

Don't think that Manchester are denizens of the dark and damp, even a little snow and drizzle can't put this city off from having a dapper time. From Scandi-themed pop-up romps and cosy fireplace pubs to sought after winter parties and eccentric events, don't let December, January and February get you down. Check out our recommendations for the hottest things happening this cold-season in the city.

Last updated on 24th July 2019




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

Escape the cold and enter a fantastical world of magic and fairy tales as this unique bottomless brunch takes over the Botanical Gardens. You'll get to embody your favourite character while sipping unlimited bubbles, feasting on delicious dishes and taking part in singalongs.

  Manchester Brunch Social

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@ Flight Club Manchester on Various dates from Saturday 21st September 2019

Forget about the never-ending darkness and chilly extremities with Flight Club's new Brunch Social. A great one if you've got a winter birthday, this event puts on pizza, bubbles and games on their state-of-the-art ochre.

Work for your cocktails this winter in Manchester with this treasure trove of secret bars scattered about the city. Hidden behind washing machines, shop fronts and in basements, this fun selection is worth the hunt.

Whether you're a longtime lager lover or an admirer of ale, find yourself something new to slurp at one of Manchester's top craft beer spots. Promising shabby chic decor, hearty meals and plenty of pints, these dens are perfect for riding out even the most miserable weather.

Tis the season of lazy weekends, hearty dinners, and plenty of tatties. Head to one of these Sunday roast spots for Yorkshire pubs, lashings of gravy, juicy meats, and warming interiors.

With queues out the door in the capital, Dishoom is heading to Manchester to replicate their delicious Indian dining. Will they knock other contenders off the top spot in this curry-mad city? The only way to find out is to head to this new opening and work your way through treats that include breakfast naan rolls and layered lamb biryani.