The sun seems to have vanished for now but don’t you worry as we still have heaps of cracking free events you can entertain yourself with this week, rain or shine.

From soulful live music sessions to independent cinema screenings — we’ve most definitely got you covered for all the best things to doing Manchester this week that won’t strain your wallet one bit.

Superbia Cinema: So Pretty | Ducie Street Warehouse | Mon 25 Jul | 6pm - 7.30pm

The Ducie Street Warehouse’s famed Superbia Cinema is back this Monday with a cracking screening of So Pretty.

Directed by Jessie Jeffrey Dunn Rovinelli, the tale follows four young queer people in New York City who struggle to maintain their proto-utopian community against the outside world.

Come along for a communal celebration of queer filmmaking and Manchester’s creative talent, and have a gander at some fantastic free films while you’re at it.

Ducie Street, Manchester M1 2TP, Tel: 0161 503 9460
Terrarium Workshop | The Bump & Baby Hideout | Thu 28 Jul | 6pm - 7.30pm

Get stuck in the mud this Thursday for a fantastic terrarium-making workshop brought to you by Sale’s Bump & Baby Hideout.

Perfect for avid green-fingered gardeners or just the occasional cactus-buyer – this is a great way to try out something different this week and discover a whole new hobby.

196 Dane Road, Sale M33 2LG, Tel: 07803 797970
A Night Around The Piano | Station South | Sat 30 Jul | 7pm - 11pm

Get yourself over to Levenshulme’s newest hub of cool – café bar stroke bike co-operative for a lovely Night Around The Piano.

Perched on the Fallowfield Loop, grab a bev and kick back in the stunning station hall for a more sophisticated Saturday evening.

All about bringing attention to and spotlighting the very best of the city’s pianist talent – this one is sure to be a feel-good night.

975-977 Stockport Road, Manchester M19 3NP
The GreensKeepers Club | Whitworth Locke Hotel | Sat 30 Jul | 6pm - 11pm

Head to the beautiful vistas of the Whitworth Locke Hotel this weekend for an incredible evening of community, music and performance.

Brought to you by Manchester-based musician Ceeow, The GreensKeepers Club will be bringing you a jam-packed evening of Soul-filled Funk and jazzy RnB tunes from three up and coming live bands.

Alongside the three musical ensembles, Manchester-based rap and spoken word platform Drop The Mic will also be showcasing some of their favourite performing artists.

74 Princess St, Manchester M1 6JD, Tel: 0161 823 0530
All-Day Terrace Party | The Old Abbey Taphouse | Sat 30 Jul | 3pm - 3am

End the week with a bang over at The Old Abbey Taphouse’s all-day terrace party. Blasting all the best Deep House, Disco House, Tech House and UK Garage — you’ll find yourself dancing well into the early hours of Sunday.

Featuring DJ residents Dom Hz, B2B Manhat, Sam Pills and many more alongside special guest Ardstepz, visitors are most definitely in safe hands on the soundtrack front.

Guildhall Close, Science Park, Manchester M15 6SY, Tel: 0161 226 2052
Mon 25 Jul - Sun 31 Jul
Rhiannon Ingle
Published on:
Mon 25 Jul 2022