An East Asian food fair hosted by GRUB and a sample sale from the Manchester Ceramics Collective are among our picks of the best free things to do in Manchester this weekend.

East Asian Food Fair | Fri 28 Feb - Sun 01 Mar | GRUB | 5pm - 9pm

GRUB are bringing their East Asian food fair back for the second year in a row, taking place all weekend at the Redbank Project. A variety of vendors including Oh Mei Dumpling and Chou Choux patisserie will be serving up the most exciting East Asian fare – and on Sunday, all dishes will be 100% vegan! Local beers, wines and soft drinks will also be available all weekend.

50 Redbank, Manchester, M4 4HF
Sample Sale | Manchester Ceramics Collective | Sat 29 Feb | Noon - 3pm

Manchester Ceramics Collective will be opening their doors for a sample sale this Saturday, featuring offerings from residents of the studio. Plates Supper Club, a collaborative supper club between ceramics and food, will have all the plates from their summer supper club available at the sale – this is the perfect place to pick up a piece that could really brighten up your kitchen.

Studio 65, 65 Cornbrook Street, Old Trafford, Manchester, M16 7QB
3D Printing Workshop | University of Manchester | Sun 1 Mar | 2pm - 4pm

Futurists Hub are offering you the chance to learn the basics of 3D printing in this workshop at the University of Manchester. They”ll be explaining how 3D printing works, how the printer is programmed, and demonstrating with a real 3D printer. If you’ve always been curious about this cutting-edge technology, here’s your chance to find out more and see how it works for yourself.

Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL
Blinded by the Light screening | Rethink Rebuild Society | Sun 1 Mar | 6.30pm - 9pm

Rethink Rebuild are hosting a free screening of Blinded by the Light, Gurinder Chadha’s 2019 musical comedy. The film follows the experiences of Javed, the son of Pakistani immigrants living in Luton in the late 1980s, who finds solace in the music of Bruce Springsteen. There will be a discussion after the film giving the audience a chance to share their own experiences and viewpoints on immigration and ethnic minorities.

Unit 7, Longsight Business Park, Hamilton Road, Manchester, M13 0PD
Fri 28 Feb - Sun 1 Mar
Amy Callaghan
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Thu 27 Feb 2020