From spoken word nights over in Spinnigfields to dance parties that will have you grooving until the early hours – here’s our rundown for the best free things to do in Manchester this week…

Overdrawn | Station South | Wed 24 Apr | 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Shake up the working week over at Levenhulme’s Station South for some interactive and creative fun with drinks, music and, obviously, lots of drawing with Overdrawn.

Hosted by local artist Pete Obsolete, Overdrawn is a great opportunity to try your hand at live art and let your inner creativity run wild.

975- 977 Stockport Road, Off Crayfield Road, Manchester M19 3NP
Workshop and Artist Talk | Paradise Works | Fri 26 Apr | 6pm - 7pm

If you’ve yet to check out Salford’s Paradise Works then this is the perfect chance to go along to see the venue’s latest exhibition.

Artists Anna Clough and Nicole Sheppard will discuss their current exhibition Muck & the Mire, offering insight into individual works and overarching themes of the project which is all about highlighting edgeland spaces, entanglement and materiality.

East Philip Street, Salford M3 7LE
DISCO PUSS: Spring into Action | YES | Fri 26 Apr | 11pm - 3.30 am

Kick off the weekend over at YES where you can see DISCO PUSS return to the famous Pink Room for yet another fun-filled night of ‘Disco-flavoured scrumptiousness’.

Attendees can expect incredible sets from SEZ BENNY, BRICKY MORTAR and Rich Reason that will be sure to have you grooving well into the early hours.

Oh yeah, and the first few to show up get free kitty ears to help sweeten the deal.

38 Charles Street Manchester, M1 7BD, Tel: 0161 273 2725
MOUTH | Mx Spinningfields | Sat 27 Apr | 7pm - 10.30pm

If you’re after something a little artier this weekend then look no further than Mx Spinningfields which will be hosting a killer Bring Your Own Booze spoken word event.

Poets and spoken word artists will perform throughout the night so go along for the good vibes, the good people and a proper good time.

Gartside St, Manchester M3 3AQ, Tel: 0161 834 1610
SONIO SOUNDS | Ramona | Sat 27 Apr | 7pm - 1am

Park up over at Ramona this Saturday for a cracking six-hour SONIO SOUNDS takeover featuring the likes of Egg On Toast, GLOSS, Jordan Villa and Spinelli donning the decks and spinning all the best dance tunes throughout the evening.

Swing by, have a groove to some of Manchester’s most compelling selectors and join in for what is promised to be ‘an evening full of delights’.

40 Swan St, Manchester M4 5JG, Tel: 0161 441 9020
Mon 22 Apr - Sun 28 Apr
Rhiannon Ingle
Published on:
Mon 22 Apr 2024