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Manchester Events

Manchester 2014 events

Manchester European Christmas Markets

Date :
14 November 2014 - 21 December 2014

Daily European markets selling a variety of unusual Christmas gifts and gl ......

Daily European markets selling a variety of unusual Christmas gifts and glühwein (hot mulled wine).

Venue:
Albert Square.

Category:
Spectacle

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Dazzle Manchester Jewellery Exhibition

Date (To be confirmed):
November 2014 - January 2015

Showcasing unique handmade jewellery that has been custom made by some of t ......

Showcasing unique handmade jewellery that has been custom made by some of the best young designers in the UK and beyond, the Dazzle Manchester Jewellery Exhibition is a fantastic place to buy or simply browse the incredible works on display. The exhibition supports young and freshly graduated jewellery makers so guarantees innovative and exciting work - much of which will have previously been unseen outside of the artists' workshops. The first exhibition was held in London in 1981 and has since expanded with several annual exhibitions taking place around the UK including this one in Manchester. Prices begin at just a few pounds but rise to thousands.

Venue:
To be announced.

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Home & Fashion

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Manchester 2015 events

Chinese New Year

Date (To be confirmed):
February 2015 (January/February according to lunar calendar.)

A carnival of colour with dragon dances followed by a firework display. ......

A carnival of colour with dragon dances followed by a firework display.

Venue:
Chinatown (around Faulkner Street).

Event cost:
Free

Category:
Food & Drink

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Manchester Irish Festival

Date (To be confirmed):
March 2015 (March.)

Celebrates all things Irish in Manchester during a two-week extravaganza fe ......

Celebrates all things Irish in Manchester during a two-week extravaganza featuring around 200 events staged throughout the city.

Venue:
Various locations.

Category:
Entertainment

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Manchester Fashion Week

Date (To be confirmed):
April 2015

Manchester Fashion Week (MCRFW) will this year take place at The National F ......

Manchester Fashion Week (MCRFW) will this year take place at The National Football Museum and will see 30 fashion shows take place over five days showcasing collections from graduates to high-end designers.

Venue:
The National Football Museum.

Category:
Home & Fashion

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BUPA Great Manchester Run

Date (To be confirmed):
May 2015

One of the UK's most popular 10km (6 miles) races, now in its 11th year, an ......

One of the UK's most popular 10km (6 miles) races, now in its 11th year, and attracting around 33,000 runners. A great fund-raising event.

Venue:
Throughout the city.

Event cost:
Free to spectate. Entry fee is £37.

Website:

Category:
Spectacle

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Manchester International Festival

Date :
2 July 2015 - 19 July 2015

Biennial festival celebrating the city, its popular culture, music and the ......

Biennial festival celebrating the city, its popular culture, music and the arts.

Venue:
Various locations.

Event cost:
Some free; others are variously priced.

Website:

Category:
Art & Literature

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Caribbean Carnival of Manchester

Date (To be confirmed):
July 2015

Procession made up of steel bands, floats with DJs and colourful dance trou ......

Procession made up of steel bands, floats with DJs and colourful dance troupes, as well as stalls selling traditional Caribbean food, drink and handicrafts. Enjoy the infectious rhythms of song and dance as the carnival procession winds its way through the crowds featuring carnival queens and princesses, elaborate costumes and folklore characters.

Venue:
Alexandra Park, Moss Side.

Category:
Spectacle

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Manchester Pride

Date (To be confirmed):
August 2015

Usually lasting for a week over the August Bank Holiday weekend, Manchester ......

Usually lasting for a week over the August Bank Holiday weekend, Manchester Pride is an annual festival that celebrates lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender life. Centred around the city's thriving Gay Village, the party includes a carnival parade as well as live music, DJs, theatre and comedy, making it an event truly celebrating gay and lesbian influences in popular culture.

Venue:
Gay Village.

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Spectacle

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