With summer now upon us, saving those pennies is never a bad thing. To help you do just that, we’ve rounded up the best free things to do in Manchester this week featuring film clubs with Lockup Vintage, footy festivities at Wilson’s Social Club and much more…

Y2K Film Club | Whitworth Locke, Civic Quarter | Tue 11 Jun | 7pm - 10pm

Shake up the working week this Tuesday with Lockup Vintage’s bi-monthly film club showcasing the most loved movies from the 00s.

The next showing, taking place this week at the Whitworth Locke, is none other than the iconic 13 Going on 30 complete with free drinks from Steep Soda and free slices from Nell’s Pizza.

And, to top it all off, fashion lovers can also peruse the rails of beautiful vintage clothes inspired by the film to shop.

Rooftop Bday Bash | YES | Fri 14 Jun | 6pm - 12am

The incredible Manchester-based collective which provides high-energy beats wherever they go, SHEwillprovide, turns two this Friday so swing by the YES rooftop for a late-night almighty bash to celebrate the milestone.

38 Charles Street Manchester M1 7BD, Tel: 0161 273 2725
Classic Football Shirts Euro | Wilson's Social | Fri 14th Jun | Various times

Northern Quarter favourite, Wilson’s Social, have teamed up Classic Football Shirts for a special kick-off event to celebrate the start of Euro 2024.

Wilson’s will be running drinks offers and putting together some Scottish and German food and drink specials for fans to enjoy on the night including German bratwursts with sauerkraut, Irn Bru Margaritas, Scottish Whiskey sauce burgers and Hofbräuhaus style beer steins for the opening game between Germany and Scotland.

Everyone that comes to watch the game on the night will also be entered into a free raffle to win an original Germany 1994 Jurgen Klinsmann shirt (Worth nearly £200.00) with the winners picked after the final whistle.

42-44 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LE, Tel: 0161 241 7079
What She Said Club | Ramona | Sat 15 Jun | 7pm - 1am

Swing by Ramona this weekend as What She Said returns to the M.O.T. Station for their first event of the summer.

What She Said is a Manchester-based DJ who wanted to create a queer-run club night that has a dance floor that’s free from judgement, and prejudice, and is just somewhere you and your friends can be your true self whilst having the best time.

40 Swan St, Manchester M4 5JG, Tel: 0161 441 9020
Dark Red Records: Summer Party | Eastern Bloc Records | Sat 15 Jun | 10pm - 3am

If you’ve yet to sort weekend plans, look no further than Eastern Bloc Records on Stevenson Square this Saturday for another showcase of the best selections of Drum & Bass and Jungle tracks brought to you by Dark Red Records.

Hosted by Mr Klemit, this event will see the likes of Mamba.exe, Ego-Free Sequences, Darsk and Jah-Tek taking to the decks to spin all the best bangers from the genres to really get you in that summer spirit.

5a Stevenson Square, Manchester M1 1DN, Tel: 0161 228 6555
Mon 10 Jun - Sun 16 Jun
Rhiannon Ingle
Published on:
Mon 10 Jun 2024