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What’s on

This is a place that immerses you – that surprises and inspires you.

With friends, with family: enjoy one of the UK’s most creative waterside destinations. Our carefully curated programme of events and attractions means there’s always something that will inspire you – every month of the year.


28th October - 17th December 2023

The Makers Market at Quayside

The Makers Market brings together independent artisans, makers and businesses to create brilliant, local community monthly markets – where you can find a wide selection of the finest local makers, bakers, crafters and so many more!


5th December 2023 - 7th January 2024

What’s On at The Lowry

Dive into a world of entertainment at The Lowry Theatre! From gripping dramas to side-splitting comedies, there’s something for everyone. Don’t miss out on the cultural feast – check out what’s on and book your tickets now! 🎟️🔗


14th December 2023

Central Bay Sessions

Get ready for a night of international flair and electrifying entertainment at Central Bay’s new haven for food and fun, Kargo MKT. We are proud to announce a series of monthly music events in partnership with From the Other, that will take your evenings to a whole new level.


6th May 2023 - 4th May 2024

Quayside Tours

Whether you are a local resident, student or here on a short visit our ‘Unlocking the Quays’ walking tour is a ‘must-see’ event for all age groups. Our local guides are dedicated to making your visit an unforgettable experience.

History 2013 Coronation Street opens for filming

11th June 2023 - 31st December 2024

The Coronation Street Experience

Step into over 60 years of drama: Once the cast and crew head home after a week of filming, take an exclusive behind the scenes look at the world’s largest single TV working production set


3rd November - 11th December 2023

Six places in a different light

Discover art promoting mental health awareness in Greater Manchester. The Greater Manchester art trail “Six places in a different light” will be running from November 3 to December 11, 2023.

Food and DrinkFood and Drink

20th November - 24th December 2023

Christmas at The Botanist

Get into the festive spirit at The Botanist as we present our special Christmas Set Menu, available from November 20th through December 24th.