As we coast our way into mid-May, there are loads of amazing events to get involved in this week.

From neo-soul yoga to some cracking art exhibitions—we’ve got you covered for the best free things to do in Manchester this week.

Come As You Are | Band on the Wall | Mon 9 May | From 7pm

The Manchester College will be treating avid Band on the Wall fans to a free night of cracking live music.

All about uplifting the incredible work of Mancunion students, Come As You Are is a great way to both start your week and support local young artists in the city.

25 Swan Street, Manchester M4 5JZ, Tel: 0161 834 1786
Crochet workshop | Platt Mill | Tue 10 May | 11am-1pm

Perfect for all abilities, head to super cool Platt Mill this Tuesday for a masterclass in all things crochet.

From basic stitches, all the way through to how to start and finish a crochet piece—this workshop will provide all materials as well as a lovely space to embark on some everyday creativity.

Wilmslow Road, Manchester M14 5LL
Soulful Slow Flow | Margot & Lux Studio | Wed 11 May | 7.15pm-8.15pm

Like yoga? Like RnB? Look no further as the Margot & Lux Studio in town is hosting an amazing free yoga class like no other.

With mats provided and all abilities welcome, head over for some mid-week stretching and unwind to the likes of Lauryn, Erykah, Angie, Jill, SZA, Solange, Ari, and Arlo (to name a few…) soundtracking the practice.

54 Port Street, Manchester M1 2EQ
Ghislaine Howard Exhibition | Elliot House | Wed 11 May | 6pm-8pm

Coming to Deansgate’s Elliot House is artist Ghislaine Howard’s exhibition of a specially curated selection of her work.

Geared around charting and interpreting our shared human experience as a whole, check out 10 Boroughs/10 Paintings and indulge in some of the many provided opening rinks and canapés.

151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD
Electrik Sundays with The Devil's Juke Box | Electrik | Sun 15 May | From 3pm

If you fancy a change from Sunday roasts and days in bed on a Sunday then head over to Chorlton’s very groovy pizza-turn-bar, Electrik. All about bringing a slice of the city life to the suburbs, this week’s event, aptly named The Devil’s Juke Box will see the likes of Chris Maude & Fritz Great Lakes spinning on the decks.

With happy hour prices to wash down their legendary Four Side Vegan Pizza, this is the only way to end your week.

559 Wilbraham Rd, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 0AE, Tel: 0161 881 3315
Mon 9 May - Sun 15 May
Rhiannon Ingle
Published on:
Sun 8 May 2022