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Manchester is the third biggest city in the UK and has the highest density of events, so there’s lots to do. Find out what’s on this weekend or view our Manchester events calendar with a guide to events in Manchester each month.

There are several cinemas in Manchester, offering everything from blockbusters to small independent films. View TickX’s guide to cinema in Manchester. Additionally, Manchester is one of the more expensive cities in the UK, with the average price of a meal for two being £60, the average price of a beer being £5 and a taxi fare being on average £3 per mile. Uber is available in Manchester. 

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Looking for things to do in Manchester? Most popular is theatre in Manchester where there are on average 40 events each week. As a result, TickX members find Manchester theatre tickets for under £50 each. You can also explore gigs in Manchester, which most commonly fall in June and November. In the past, popular artists like Drake, Britney Spears and Madonna have headlined in Manchester. Find out what’s on in Manchester by event type or by date using TickX, just select an option from the buttons above.

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Affectionately known as the capital of the north, Manchester has a cultural wealth of activities that keep the city alive day and night. Music or theatre, comedy or sport, festivals or family days out, there is always something that can cater to your needs.

With a well known reputation for music, you can guarantee that there is always a gig happening somewhere in Manchester. The Etihad Stadium‘s 55’000 capacity caters to the top performers in the world, whilst smaller venues like Gorilla, the Manchester Academy, O2 Apollo keep things interesting with a slew of touring musicians on stage.

Between the Palace Theatre and Manchester Opera House, all of the popular touring theatre shows will pass through Manchester’s streets. HOME curates an eclectic and exciting mix of arthouse theatre and cinema which sure to get those cerebral juices flowing.

As for sport, Manchester is home to the legendary Manchester United and Manchester City. However,it’s penchant for athletics doesn’t stop there. Plenty of other world class teams call the northern city their home, with a wide variety of global championships stopping in to the Manchester Arena to compete.

Iconic clubs like the Warehouse Project, Victoria Warehouse, Satan’s Hollow and G-A-Y get the club bangers thumping. In fact, Manchester’s nightlife never stops, with a clubs and bars open 24/7 across the city. If clubs of the comedy variety are more your thing, The Comedy Store and Frog & Bucket were the birthplace of many great comedians careers. There, the laughter continues on with fresh talent and a variety of touring comedians stopping in to entertain. Find out what’s on in Manchester here.

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