With more and more venues and events opening up after lockdown, there are plenty of free events in Manchester to choose from. We’ve rounded up the best free things to do in Manchester this week – but don’t worry, there are still some online events in there if you’re still shielding or staying in.

Fizzy Quizzy at GRUB | Wed 29 Jul | 7.30pm

If you’re a bit bored of Zoom pub quizzes, GRUB have got you covered with a brand new outdoor pub quiz called Fizzy Quiz. With loads of rounds testing a variety of trivia knowledge and skills – and prizes on offer including a gallon of lager – get down to GRUB at Redbank this Wednesday night for some food, drinks and fizzy quizzing. Table bookings are recommended due to current safety measures.

GRUB, 50 Redbank, Manchester M4 4HF
Yoga at Angel Meadow Park | Fri 31 Jul | 8am - 8.45am

Free monthly yoga classes at Angel Meadow Park are finally back. Outdoor yoga is a great way to stretch out and start your day – all you need is a yoga mat. The 45-minute session takes place on Friday at 8am, so it’s perfect to fit in right before work.

Meadowside Manchester, Irk Street, Manchester M4 4JT
Urmston Artisan Market | Sat 1 Aug | 10am - 4pm

Urmston Artisan Market returns, with social distancing and safety measures in place, so you can enjoy stalls from over 100 local and independent artisans. With food, drink, handmade craft and design stalls, and live music, this is a great way to support local traders and enjoy a fun Saturday outside.

Urmston Artisan Market, Golden Hill Park Car Park, Park Road North, Urmston M41 5AT
HOME Homemakers: Wait I'm From Wuhan | Ongoing

During lockdown, HOME commissioned loads of artists and performers to create works from home, for an audience at home. Wait I’m From Wuhan is an online creative piece by Manchester-based playwright Naomi Sumner Chan, following a girl adopted from China who grew up in England, unable to ignore her birthplace as it’s now the name on everyone’s lips. You can follow her story through her blog and Instagram page – more details can be found on HOME’s website.

Tate Art for Kids

It’s the summer holidays, and if you’re looking for something to keep the kids entertained in the house, the Tate Art Gallery have you covered. With a wealth of fun and educational resources on their website, including quizzes, arty activities and loads more, this is perfect for those rainy days when you need something a little unusual to help keep busy.

Mon 27 Jul - Sun 2 Aug
Amy Callaghan
Published on:
Mon 27 Jul 2020