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Co-op Live opens in Manchester

The UK’s largest arena is officially open with a huge summer season set to take place catch the likes of Barry Manilow, Peter Kay, Nicki Minaj, Take That, Liam Gallagher, The killers & many more.

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Blossoms return to Manchester on August bank holiday weekend 2024 for the biggest headline show of their career. The all-day outdoor concert will take place at Wythenshawe Park with a huge support bill including Inhaler, Shed Seven, The K’s, Seb Lowe and more

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Following his announcement that he will be supporting SZA on her SOS tour, GRAMMY-nominated R&B artist SiR has announced a gig in Manchester this July.

– One general admission standing ticket to see SiR live!
– Early entry into the venue
– Meet & Greet and photo opportunity with SiR on your personal phone so you can share straight to your socials!
– Exclusive VIP merchandise item

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04/10 – 11/11/2024

With special guest Badly Drawn Boy

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Peter Kay to open Manchester’s new Co-op Live arena

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Manchester Guide

Our Manchester Events Guide is your ultimate guide to discovering events and gigs near you. If you’re looking for things to do in Manchester, our guide has you covered, from music to theatre, sports to comedy, and everywhere in between.

The city is home to the legendary Old Trafford Stadium along with stadium tours for the ultimate football fan’s day out. The city hosts many sporting events to keep sports fans entertained and is renowned for having a rich cultural history. Catch a gig in one of Manchester’s many venues, from a small singer-songwriter gig to a sell-out stadium tour in the AO Arena, Manchester.  Manchester’s Event City is also a cultural hub of music, theatre, arts, culture and attractions to explore in the Northern city. From festivals to comedy, or theatre shows and musical productions in Manchester Theatres, the guide will ensure you have all the information you need to enjoy your time in the North West England city.

Visit Manchester and explore this cultural hub, where you can admire multiple architectural styles from the Beetham tower to the Manchester Town Hall in central Albert Square. Visit art galleries and museums or explore the trendy Northern Quarter. Our Manchester guide ensures you can find the best live events happening in the city, whether you are a native Mancunian or visiting tourist. Your full entertainment guide contains all the information you need to enjoy the best tickets and events in both the city-centre and Greater Manchester. Manchester is renowned for its worker bee symbol – Mancunians work hard, and our guide has all the events you need to play hard too.