What's on in Manchester: Spring 2018

Wednesday 21 March 2018 by Jessica Mendoza We all know Manchester is a diverse and cultured city, and they certainly do things differently. But that’s what makes the city so vibrant and stimulating -there is nowhere better to spend your spring 2018.


Gin Festival

Victoria Baths, Hathersage Rd, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester, M13 0FE

23rd March – 1st April 2018

The UK's biggest and best gin festival is making its way to Manchester and you’re not going to be disappointed with the array of gins they’re bringing with them. As well as the opportunity to try a huge variety of gins from all over the world, including exclusive gins you won't see anywhere else, there will be live music and mouth-watering food. We couldn’t be more excited!


Manchester Duck Race

4 Stanley Street, Salford, Greater Manchester, M3 5JL

30th March 2018

The Brainwaves Duck Race is bigger and better for 2018 and will be held on Good Friday (30th March)! So save the date, this is an event you don’t want to miss - filled with children’s rides, celebrities, food, and of course, the two duck races. Let the best duck win!


Greater Manchester Marathon

Longford Park, Edge Lane, Manchester, M32 8PX

8th April 2018

The UK's flattest and friendliest marathon! The Greater Manchester Marathon in Trafford is back on 8th April 2018 and is set to be bigger and better than ever. 15,000 runners completing the ultimate achievement, with an iconic finish outside Emirates Old Trafford. All finishers are guaranteed a medal and t-shirt to commend their accomplishment! 


Princess Academy

East Lancashire Railway, Bolton Street Station, Bury, Greater Manchester, BL9 0EY

22nd February – 23rd August 2018

A two hour fairy-tale experience with the most noble lords and ladies. Once upon a time, the magical jewels of Storybook Land were stolen by a prowling gang of maleficent mischiefs and it’s up to you to get them back, rescuing the princesses happily ever after. In return, you’ll learn all of the prized princess skills and perhaps meet Prince Charming. This fun-filled activity is for all the family, you can’t miss out on this colourful day!


Blood Brothers

Palace Theatre

15th May – 26th May 2018

Written by Willy Russell, the legendary Blood Brothers tells the captivating and moving tale of twins separated at birth, grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again with fateful consequences. Heart-warming, fist-clenching drama, a musical you cannot afford to miss.



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