From gigs to talks and stand up comedy to networking there's always something on in Manchester. We're bringing you the ultimate short list for the month, every month.
Fleetwood Mac & Cheese at Mint Lounge on Friday 3rd May - tickets here.
Playing a Landslide of hits from Fleetwood Mac, all interspersed with amazing, fist pumping, cheese-tastic pop anthems from the 70s and 80s from the likes of Toto, Queen, Bruce Springsteen, Elton John, Belinda Carlisle, David Bowie, ABBA, Bonnie Tyler, Bon Jovi, Duran Duran, Blondie, Wings and many more. As if you needed more - there'll be free Stevie Nicks masks spread around the joint for early comers. Get dowwwwn!
Sidewinder Oldskool Summer Festival on Saturday 4th May - tickets here.
5 Arenas - Outdoor + Indoor - Funfair - Extreme Rides - 12 Hours of Raving! - Need we say more? With a line up including DJ Ez, Artful Dodger and DJ Luck & MC Neat what more could you want? Click the link to see the full line up.
XS Malarkey at The Bread Shed on Tuesday 7th May - tickets here.
A Beehive favourite! Every Tuesday these guys bring you a plethora of comedy gold for a fiver (£3 for members). They're award winning and not for profit and bring you some massive names in comedy. You should go.
How to Spot A Psychopath at Foundation Coffee House on Tuesday 7th May - tickets here.
If you haven't discovered Funzing yet now is the time. Creating an exciting alternative to having a few drinks in the local, Funzing pull together an incredible array of leading entrepreneurs, intellectuals, bright thinkers and incredible individuals to inspire your evenings. Not least with this talk by Henrik Day Poulsen, taking you through the exiting universe of the psychopath, giving you tips on how to recognize a psychopath, and how to deal with them. Massive recommend.
Dot To Dot Festival at Various Venues in Manchester Friday 24th May to Sunday 26th May - Tickets here.
Previous Winner of ‘Best Metropolitan Festival’ at the UK Festival Awards, Dot To Dot Festival is established as the UK’s premier festival for showcasing the most exciting emerging artists, alongside established acts from all over the globe. Dot To Dot returns to Manchester, Bristol and Nottingham this May. Check out last year's highlights!