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 season in the city.

Last updated on 1st November 2019




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.

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.

@ 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.