Celebrating two very pivotal events this week, Windrush Day and Salford Pride, the next seven days is jam-packed with a whole host of fantastic free things to do.

From Ducie Street Warehouse’s Superbia Cinema to a powerful pop-up exhibition over at Moda Gardens – we’ve most definitely sorted you for the best (and kind to your wallet) events happening all over Manchester this week.

Superbia Cinema | Ducie Street Warehouse | Thu 23 Jun | 6pm - 7pm

Get yourself over to Ducie Street Warehouse for their much-adored Superb Cinema film club.

All “Mini Cini” screenings revolve around the celebration of queer filmmaking and talented LGBTQ+ creatives, and this month’s theme is Otherness so prepare yourself for back-to-back screenings of four fantastic queer short films: Tease, Diva, Other Half, and Anywhere is a Dancefloor.

Ducie Street, Manchester M1 2TP, Tel: 0161 503 9460
One Night in Moda | Moda Angel Gardens | Thu 23 Jun | 6.30 pm - 9.30pm

A brilliant opportunity to take a look at a bunch of local Mancunian talent, head to Moda this Thursday for an incredible mid-week pop-up exhibition to see some cracking art from creatives all over the city.

For music, art and creative networking galore – this is both a great way to support the indie art scene and, who knows, you could even stumble upon your new favourite small artist.

1 Rochdale Road, Manchester M4 4GE, Tel: 0161 549 0207
The Pink Picnic | Peel Park | Sat 25 Jun | 1pm - 8pm

Returning to its legendary spot at Salford’s Peel Park this weekend is the long-awaited Pink Picnic – Salford’s annual LGBT+ pride.

Championing grassroots organisations, community and diversity – The Pink Picnic is sure to be a good one.

From live entertainment, phenomenal drag performances, killer DJs, powerful speeches and a whole host of indie food & drink vendors – what’s not to love?

The Crescent, Salford M5 4WU, Tel: 0161 793 2500
Footwork & Fancy | Ducie Street Warehouse | Sat 25 Jun | 5pm - 1am

Spoiling you with yet another cracking free event this week is Ducie Street Warehouse again – setting up your Saturday with Footwork & Fancy.

A DJ set that can take you through happy hour all the way to the early hours of the next morning – be sure to expect some stellar disco, house, garage and all the rest to get the dance floor pumping.

Ducie Street, Manchester M1 2TP, Tel: 0161 503 9460
Windrush Day 2022 | Alexandra Park | Sat 25 Jun | 12pm - 6pm

Coming to the beautiful vistas of Alexandra Park this Saturday is the incredible Caribbean & African Health Network’s celebration of Windrush Day 2022.

A pivotal day for the community, Windrush Day marks the arrival of nearly one thousand members of our community from the Caribbean in 1942.

An entire afternoon of celebrations and commemorations, this is a great opportunity to experience the diverse nature of history through songs, food, clothes, art, performances, poems, and interviews alike.

180 Russell Street, Manchester M16 7JL, Tel: 0161 234 4343
Mon 20 Jun - Sun 26 Jun
Rhiannon Ingle
Published on:
Sun 19 Jun 2022