With the Jubilee bank holiday weekend just a few more days away there are heaps of great things to get stuck into around the city that won’t cost you a thing.

From community fetes to week-long Jubilee festivities – we’ve definitely got you covered for the best free things to do in Manchester this week…

Jubilee Weekender | Ducie Street Warehouse | Tue 1 - Sun 5 Jun | Various times

Presenting a free city centre day and night party over the Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday featuring disco brunch, live cabaret, drag queens, DJs and BBQ – be sure to get yourself over to the Ducie Street Warehouse this week.

Soak up the sun for four full days of scandalous behaviour featuring the likes of DJ takeovers, pop-up BBQs, drag collectives, cabarets, reset brunches and heaps more!

Ducie Street Warehouse, 51 Ducie Street, Manchester M1 2TP, Tel: 0161 503 9460
Jubilee Community Fete | St Matthew’s Church | Thu 2 Jun | 12pm - 6pm

Get yourself over to Stretford this Thursday for a cracking community fete. A free and fun day out for all the family, visitors can expect a vibrant festival atmosphere with pop-up play areas, food, drink, live music and more.

From craft areas to den building – you’ll be spoilt for activities! With loads of local community groups and traders, you can also have a nice browse around to pick up any new bits and bobs.

On top of all that, pop-up food traders will also be serving up a feast of flavours with a live band to soundtrack the entire afternoon.

Chapel Ln, Stretford, Manchester M32 9AX, Tel: 0161 865 2535
Spark #1 | Manchester Art Gallery | Sat 4 Jun | 2pm - 4pm

A perfect blend of eco-consciousness and art – head to Manchester Art Gallery this weekend for a wholesome meet-up for Greater Manchester/North West artists interested in low carbon art practice.

By bringing people from the local community together to workshop thoughts, experiences, ideas and knowledge – this event seeks to collectively multiply our impact and effectiveness as individuals working altogether.

Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3JL, Tel: 0161 235 8888
Electrik Sundays | Electrik | Sun 5 Jun | From 3pm

One of the last of the Chorlton hotspot’s Electrik Sundays, end your bumper bank holiday weekend in style. Expect a whole host of sounds from some of the city’s best selectors – from Exotica to Balearic and beyond.

To top it all off – veg out with some Detroit-style Four Side Vegan Pizza and happy hour priced bevs to pair with the always funky tunes.

559a Wilbraham Road, Chorlton, Manchester M21 0AE, Tel: 0161 881 3316
Mon 30 May - Sun 5 Jun
Rhiannon Ingle
Published on:
Mon 30 May 2022