Want to know what's on in Manchester? Here's a list of things to do next month (that are actually worth doing)

2024 02 14 Little Greene Colour Consultation
Learn how to make your home interior suit your lifestyle Image: Little Greene

Interior Styling Masterclass with Little Greene

Affinity Living are hosting an interior styling masterclass in collaboration with Manchester-based independent paint brand Little Greene. This free event kicks off at 6pm and refreshments will be served on arrival. 

Guests will have the opportunity to ask event host and Little Greene Colour Consultant Charlotte Hayes questions after the masterclass and will also receive a Little Greene goody bag to begin their project with.

Where: Affinity Living Riverview
When: 6 March
Price: FREE
Tickets & more info: eventbrite.com

2024 02 14 My Generation March2024
Make some new friends as you listen to old hits Image: My Generation Club Nights/Matt & Phreds

My Generation Club Night

The club night targeted at people aged 50 and above is back with another evening of retro Disco, covering decades of Soul and Motown along the way. Reminisce on the vibe of clubs from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s with this series of alternative club nights, designed for encouraging older generations to get out and socialise. 

Happy Hour drinks prices are available until 9pm and there's free pizza deals to keep you fuelled for an evening of dancing.

Where: Matt & Phred's
When: 24 March
Price: £5 (+ booking fee)
Tickets & more info: skiddle.com

2024 02 14 Her Stories Image Hi Res 1
An evening of songs and stories in celebration of International Women’s Day Image: Azania Ltd.


Join singer, songwriter and storyteller Louise Jordan for an evening of celebration through song and stories. This International Women's Day special will showcase Louise's work to challenge existing narratives around gender and power. Suitable for those aged 14 and above. 

Where: Waterside Arts Sale
When: 15 March
Price: From £10
Tickets & more info: waterside.ticketline.co.uk

2024 02 14 Eastandsouteastasian
Enjoy delicious dishes from East & South East Asia Image: GRUB/Redbank Project

East & South East Asian Food Fair

GRUB's famous East & South East Asian Food Fair will return for 2024, treating revellers to food from five of GRUB's favourite street food vendors. 

Enjoy Malaysian dishes from Little Yellow Rice CoSouth Korean wonders from the handily named Korean Grub Club, Japanese savoury pancakes from Osaka Localas well as deep fried delights from All Fried Up. There's also sweet treats courtesy of Mary’s Cakery Makery who will be making some Eastern deserts. This event is free to attend, but be sure to bring some money along to support all these independent businesses and try their tasty cooking.

Where: GRUB
When: 1-3 March
Price: FREE
More info: www.grubmcr.com

Yoga Social Club: International Women's Day Special

Women of Manchester are called upon to join together and celebrate with Yoga Social Club this International Women's Day. Expect the soothing, serene sounds of a live string quartet as you stretch out on your mat, showcasing music from female artists across the decades including Stevie NicksAretha Franklin and Lady Gaga.

Included in the two hour session is a one-hour breath work, yoga and meditation session, live music from Manchester String Quartet, an hour of networking and wine (alcohol free versions also available) and a goody bag. 

Where: Hallé St Peter’s
When: 8 March
Price: £35 
Tickets & more info: www.yogasocialclub.com

2024 02 14 Stoller Hall Music Festival
All abilities welcome Image: Stoller Hall

Manchester Song Festival Workshop Day

Manchester Song Festival returns to the Stoller Hall, running from Friday 1 to Sunday 3 March. On Saturday 2 however, there will be a full day of workshops from vocal health to voice anxiety, songwriting to musical theatre, and even voice coaching in opera. There's a workshop for all interests, running from 10am into the evening. 

All abilities welcome. Under 18s can participate with an accompanying adult.

Where: Stoller Hall
When: 2 March
Price: From £5.50 (+ booking)
Tickets & more info: stollerhall.com

2024 02 14 Manchester Art Gallery Iwd
Some of the women who have shared their stories Image: Uncertain Futures grid image/ Mark Thomas, Soup Collective

Stories of Women, Work and Uncertain Futures

The third, and concluding, exhibition of Uncertain Futures, a collaborative work combining art, research and activism that spans five years, this exhibition explores paid and unpaid work by women over 50. 

Focusing on gender, age, race, disability, class and migration, women from Manchester have worked with US artist Suzanne Lacy in an effort to create civic change and affect social policy. This free exhibition arrives on 8 March as a fitting tribute to International Women's Day and will stay put at Manchester Art Gallery until the start of next year.

Where: Manchester Art Gallery
When: 8 March - January 2025
Price: FREE
More info: manchesterartgallery.org

2024 02 14 Day Fever
No more stumbling home at 4am...do it at 8pm instead. Image: Day Fever/Pete McKee

Day Fever

Love music? Hate late nights? This event is for you. After having a great reception in Sheffield, London and Glasgow, Manchester is now getting its time to shine as the destination for daytime partying. 

With perfect party music, personally curated by Jon McClure of Reverend and the Makers and Vicky McClure, Jonny Owen, you can expect big tunes, solid vibes and an end time of 8pm so you can get tucked up in bed nice and early. Belter.

Strictly over 30s only. 

Where: New Century
When: 2 March  
Price: FREE
Tickets & more info: dice.fm

Know of anything interesting coming up? Let me know on Twitter: @Harley__Young or drop me an email: harleyy@confidentials.com

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