Previous Events

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.

Quays Festival
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ArtsArt

14th - 15th August 2021

Quays Festival

Quays Festival returns this August with an explosion of colour and free activity across the weekend of Sat 14 – Sun 15 August for everyone to enjoy.

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ArtsArt

1st - 29th August 2021

ART AND PLAY ON THE PIAZZA

Working with local artists Venessa Scott, Reform and Tasha Whittle, pop down to see artists at work and the transformation of the MediaCity Piazza into an engaging and playful zone that’s fun for all.

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ArtsArt

1st - 29th August 2021

SUMMER AT MEDIA CITY

Summer at MediaCity supports the national Summer of Play campaign to get children outside and playing with a host of free activities for families every Wednesday and Saturday throughout August.

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Food and DrinkFood and Drink

24th - 25th July 2021

The Maker’s Market July

Discover the very finest local food, drink, art, design, vintage and modern craft carefully selected from Manchester artisans and business local to the North West.

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Food and DrinkFood and Drink

26th - 27th June 2021

The Maker’s Market June

Discover the very finest local food, drink, art, design, vintage and modern craft carefully selected from Manchester artisans and business local to the North West.

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CommunityBusiness

17th - 21st May 2021

MediaCityUK’s Wellbeing LIVE

From 17th – 21st May, you’re invited to sign up for a week of inspirational panel sessions with well-known faces, uplifting workshops and practical sessions which aim to benefit people across the creative, media, digital and tech industries, including our large freelance community.