On Saturday daytime, cult favourite tea shop LEAF on Portland Street hosts this pop-up art fair. It’s organised by local arts review site Cotton On Manchester, and boasts over 25 stalls featuring everything from ceramics to prints to original paintings – all produced by local creatives. Already confirmed are collage artist Faye Kennedy and printed fabrics from Sorrel Designs, amongst many others.
South Manchester’s Alexandra Park hosts this free festival on Saturday aimed at getting girls and women into cycling. Lady Pedal Festival is packed with things to do, with festival staples such as face painting, street food and live performances, riding alongside drop-in bike maintenance sessions and a learn to cycle course run by Transport for Greater Manchester.
Charles Street venue YES launch their brand new club night this weekend. Super Electric promises five solid hours of global grooves, disco and funk, spanning over four decades of dance music, all spun in the cosy confines of the venues basement room.
The Newton Street venue formerly known as The Patron has been retooled at Wilson’s Social: A bar, restaurant and co-working space with a soon-to-be-opened basement club. On Sunday afternoon it hosts The Sustainability Diaries, an event run by a group of people looking to promote sustainable living, and this event includes talks on fast fashion, single-use plastics and deforestation, along with live musical performances.
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