Festival of Manchester – A wonderful celebration and entertaining day for the people of Manchester.
Many of Manchester’s many cultures and communities will be presented at the beautiful Platt Fields Park by the lake. A fun day to spend with friends and family, a day that can excite and delight all ages!
What to expect
These events Manchester are full of music, dance, sports, words, food, and crafts. It’s a funfair festival! All the family can join in this fun. Here’s have a chat, share ideas and discover how you can make a difference through volunteering. You may be surprised by the lake’s spectacular show after dusk of an amazing day.
Although many of Manchester’s festivals are held, the festival is considered to be important, such as Food and drink festival, the Halloween events, the Podcast Festival, the Oldham histories festival, the Manchester moon festival, the Chorlton book festival, and the Ocean film festival.
Oldhan Histories festival
This year’s event, which spans the Roman Fort of Castleshaw to a Hindu temple and the banks of the Hollinwood Canal, explores the hidden history of the area. Elsewhere you can find a tour of the 1876 Oldham panorama at the Gallery Oldham and the chance to explore its extensive natural history collections.
Manchester Moon Festival
Inspired by the moon festival, the autumnal harvest festival is celebrated in China and Vietnam under the light of the full moon. The festival Chinatown debut will include a variety of activities including traditional cuisine, lighting displays, and making moon cakes.
Chorlton Book Festival
The Chorlton Book Festival includes a program of events Karline Smith, Paul Tudor Owen, Caroline England, Flapjack Press, Matt Goodfellow, family fun days, quiz nights, history walks and many more. It also introduces the Chorlton arts festival. Its a newly reformed design.
Ocean Film Festival
The Ocean film festival UK & Ireland Tour is back for 2019. It brings a new collection of the world’s most mesmerizing ocean films to Stockport Plaza: from remote Arctic landscapes to an underwater exploration of Mexico. Other film festivals this season include Bolton, Wilderland wildlife, Stockport’s Talking Pictures TV and Wigan and Leigh.
Manchester Food and Drink Festival
First conceived in 1998, over the past 2 decades have become a global culinary market. This is because Manchester dining in 1998 had more than stereotypes that existed at the time. From a new hub in Cathedral Gardens to events citywide, MFDF 19 spans one-off banquets to fizz fests and much more besides.
Halloween in the city
Plenty of tricks, plenty of treats – The returns of Manchester’s ‘Halloweekend’ with a vengeance marks the weekend of Halloween’s horrifying good events. As skeletons stroll through Exchange Square, intruding monsters will once again take over the citywide, facades will turn green and frightening events besiege the streets. Clubbing it this all hallows? Annual events at Bowlers include the Sidewinder oldskool festival and the Festival of the dead.
Bolton Winter Festival
Bolton is most famous for its food fest. But its annual winter whirl is catching up fast. Expect popular staples such as the ice rink, artisan markets, and snow side. As well as Santa’s Grotto, train ride, live music, and even a ‘singing symphony tree’.