GRUB Food Fair at Runaway Brewery
The GRUB food fair is back for another instalment of the best street food in the city. Green Quarter brewery Runaway throws open its doors for boozing – courtesy of themselves and neighbours Blackjack Brewery – and lots and lots of food, with a line up including: Oh Mei Dumpling, Mac Daddies and The Hip Hop Chip Shop. Get down early and get stuffed!
Sat 27 Aug, The Runaway Brewery, Unit 4, Millgate, Dantzic Street, Manchester, M4 4JW. 12pm -10pm,

Secret Street Party near Palace Hotel
The fine minds behind Electrik and Volta are opening up their new venue this weekend behind the Palace Theatre on Oxford Road. To celebrate, they’re donning their DJ shutter shades an throwing a weekend-long party. Check out our full preview for more detail.
Sat 27 Aug – Sun 28 Aug, a secret street off Whitworth Street behind the Palace Hotel, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 7HA. 12pm – 10pm,

Neighbourhood Jam in Chorlton
Seven of the area’s most beloved bars throw open their doors for this Bank Holiday party. Font, Mary & Archie, Pi, The Beagle, Marble Beerhouse, Proof and Tea Hive, will be bursting with food, drink and dancing all Sunday. We’ve got a full preview here for you to check out.
Sun 28 Aug, Manchester Road, Chorlton, Manchester, M21 0BQ – participating venues include The Beagle, Font Bar, Marble Beerhouse, Tea Hive, Mary and Archie, Proof and Pi – 10am – 1am,

New Order Beer Launch at Sawyer’s Arms (pictured)
Moorhouse’s Brewery launch their new golden ale this weekend, and they’re marking the occasion with a tasting session at Deansgate’s Sawyer’s Arms. The beer’s called Stray Dog, and was made in conjunction with New Order – yes, that New Order. It’s the perfect way to kick off a Bank Holiday drinking sesh, but don’t drink too much, or you’ll have a Blue Monday (ha).
Sun 28 Aug, Sawyer’s Arms, 138 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 2RP. 7pm,

Makers Markets at Lowry Outlet and West Didsbury
This weekend, there’s another two Makers Markets open for you to get your fill of artisan goodies. On Saturday, they’re launching a brand new weekend-long market at Lowry Outlet, and of course they’ll be hosting the regular Sunday market in West Didsbury.
Sat 27 – Mon 29 Aug, Lowry Outlet Makers Market, The Quays, Salford, M50 3AH. Tel:0161 848 1850, Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 11am-5pm, Mon 11am-6pm.
Sun 28 Aug, West Didsbury Makers Market, Withington Community Hospital on the corner of Burton Road and Nell Lane, West Didsbury, M20 2LR. 11am – 4pm,

Fri 26 Aug - Mon 29 Aug
Jon Whiteley
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Sun 28 Aug 2016