Free Oatly tea, coffee and hot chocolates and a spoken word poetry night at The Deaf Institute are among our top free things to do in Manchester this weekend.

Free Oatly at Spinningfields | Fri 17 & Sat 18

Swedish oat drink maker Oatly will be in town on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 January with their pop-up coffee shop, giving away free tea and coffee made with their Oatly oat drink – skinny, semi or whole. They’re also making free hot chocolates with their new Chocolate Deluxe Oat Drink. If you’re taking part in Veganuary or just fancy a free cup of tea, coffee or hot chocolate, make sure to stop by their pop-up and try this dairy alternative.

Spinningfields, 1 Hardman Square, Manchester, M3 3EB
Foo Fighters Tribute at The Empire Rochdale | Sat 18 Jan | 6pm - 4am

Foo Fighters fan? Don’t miss the UK’s number one Foo Fighter’s tribute act – the Faux Fighters – at The Empire in Rochdale, performing the rock band’s greatest hits. Doors open at 6pm and admission is free before 9pm – tickets cost £3 anytime after that.

The Empire, 7 Packer Street, Rochdale OL16 1NJ
Klangkuenstler at Joshua Brooks | Sat 18 Jan | 11pm - 4am

One for the techno fans – Berlin-based DJ and producer Klangkuenstler is playing at Joshua Brooks this Saturday, presented by Nacht and with support from Nathan Temple and Lucas Martin. Entry is free before 11.30pm with a pre-booked ticket.

Joshua Brooks, 106 Princess Street, Manchester M1 6NG
Spoken Word Poetry Night at The Deaf Institute | Sun 19 Jan | 8pm - 11pm

Wind down at The Deaf Institute on Sunday night with a drink or two and some spoken word poetry from some of Manchester’s established performers. Featuring Patrick T. Davies, Leon the Pig Farmer and Thomas Ainsworth, you’re sure to see some thought-provoking stuff at this one.

The Deaf Instistute, 135 Grosvenor Street, Manchester M1 7HE
Fri 17 Jan - Sun 19 Jan
Amy Callaghan
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Thu 16 Jan 2020