An introduction to acupuncture and meditation and a double feature of acclaimed director Bong Joon-ho’s earlier films are among the best free things to do in Manchester this weekend.

Fleetwood Mac vs Blondie DJ Set | The Stokers Arms | Fri 13 Mar | 8pm - 12am

Calling all 70s music fans – DJ Jess at The Stokers Arms is bringing a whole night of Fleetwood Mac and Blondie tunes. She’ll also be taking requests – get your weekend started right this Friday night and get down to the best bops from the 70’s and beyond.

655-657 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, M20 6RA
Crafting Event | Oldham Library | Sat 14 Mar | 11am - 3pm

This event at Oldham Library is run by the Lifelong Learning Centre and offers the chance to watch demonstrations in a wide variety of crafts in the morning and then take part in one in the afternoon. Workshops on offer include aromatherapy, sewing and flower arranging.

Greavs Street, Oldham, OL1 1AL
Acupuncture & Meditation | The LGBT Foundation | Sun 15 Mar | 12.30pm - 1.30pm

This session, run by and for LGBT+ women, will give you the chance to experience acupuncture, as well as being guided through meditation. It’s the perfect way to relax and unwind on a Sunday afternoon in an open, inclusive and welcoming environment.

5 Richmond Street, Manchester, M1 3HF
Bong Joon-ho double feature | YES | Sun 15 Mar | 5pm - 10pm

To celebrate Bong Joon-ho’s twentieth year of directing – and his latest film Parasite winning Best Picture at the Oscars this year – Above The Line are hosting a screening of two of his earlier films. Snowpiercer (2013) and The Host (2006) are both classic genre-bending masterpieces from the Korean director, speaking to class disparity through various innovative mediums and plots.

38 Charles Street, Manchester, M1 7DB
Fri 13 Mar - Sun 15 Mar
Amy Callaghan
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Thu 12 Mar 2020