As the festivities of the Easter holiidays continue – there are still bucketloads of fantastic things to do in the city that won’t cost you a thing.

From some cracking coffee cupping in Ancoats to an exhibition showcasing the best artistic talent in the city – we have most definitely got you covered for the best free things to do in Manchester this week…

Jazz Jam | Matt and Phred's | Mon 10 April | 9 pm - 12 am

Start the week right at Tib Street’s very own jazz bar, Matt and Phred’s, for a whole evening affair of all things jazz.

Led by Johnny Hunter and his band, Matt and Phred’s are calling out for musicians of any level to take to the stage and jam the night away alongside some of the finest musicians in the city.

64 Tib St, Manchester M4 1LW, Tel: 0161 273 5495
IN/Tangible | SEESAW | Wed 12 Apr | 6pm - 9pm

Get yourself to Princess Street this Wednesday evening for an exhibition featuring 12 artists from different backgrounds and practices exploring themes around tangibility, borders and territories.

A whole mix of media will be on show including painting, sculpture, video, installation and fashion as the artists invite viewers to consider the ways in which they interact with the world around them.

86 Princess Street, Manchester M1 6NG, Tel: 0161 806 0871
Katie's Kwiz | The Beagle | Wed 12 April | From 8 pm

Wander down to the suburbs this Wednesday for ‘the wildest quiz in Chorlton’ over at the home of frozen margs and Nell’s pizza slices, The Beagle.

Hosted by the venue’s very own Katie, punters can be sure to expect general knowledge, music rounds and all that fun stuff on the evening. Be sure to book up a table and flex those quizzing muscles!

456-458 Barlow Moor Rd, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 0BQ, Tel: 0161 881 8596
The Super Mario Bros Movie screening | Cineworld Cinema Didsbury | Fri 14 Apr | 2pm - 4pm

Start your little one’s weekend with a bang down at Didsbury’s Cineworld Cinema to catch a free relaxed screening of The Super Mario Bros Movie.

Children will receive a snack box with popcorn and other treats as well as a sensory goodie bag to enjoy after the movie.

This event is exclusively for families of children and young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND), however, siblings and other family members without SEND are welcome to join.

Wilmslow Road, Didsbury M20 5PG, Tel: 0330 333 4444
Ancoats x Tamata Coffee Cupping | Ancoats Coffee Co. | Fri 14 Apr

If you’re a bit of a coffee aficionado then you’ll be happy to hear that Ancoats Coffee Co. is throwing a proper good coffee cupping event this Friday.

This is a great opportunity to meet and taste the produce with Henry Gomez of Tatama Coffee for a night of all things caffeine, guided cuppings, chats, drinks, treats and more.

17 Redhill Street #9, Ancoats M4 5BA, Tel: 0161 236 8494
Mon 10 Apr - Sun 16 Apr
Rhiannon Ingle
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Mon 10 Apr 2023