A free screening of documentary We Are Not Princesses and EARTSFête 2020 are among the best free things to do in Manchester this weekend.

We Are Not Princesses screening | Stretford Public Hall | Fri 6 Mar | 7.30pm - 10.30pm

We Are Not Princesses is a documentary directed by Bridgette Auger and Itab Azzam, following a group of Syrian women in Beirut who find empowerment through art. Hosted by Muslim Arts and Culture Festival (MACFest), this free screening marks International Women’s Day 2020.

Chester Road, Stretford, M23 0LG
Hidden History: Women's Football Tours | National Football Museum | Sun 8 Mar | 11am - 2.30pm

These free dedicated tours explore the history of women’s football, from its growth during the First World War, to the FA banning it in 1921, and its rebirth and growth throughout the 20th and 21st century. Each tour lasts approximately half an hour and take place several times throughout the day this Sunday – at 11am, 1pm and 2pm. Tickets are available for free for city of Manchester residents and National Football Museum ticket holders.

Todd Street, Manchester, M4 3BG
International Women's Day | Hatch | Sun 8 Mar | 1pm - 6pm

To celebrate Internation Women’s Day, Hatch are hosting a whole afternoon of female performers, musicians and DJs, alongside a market of female artists and entrepreneurs. The setlist features spoken word from Chloe Povey and Alice Godliman, and singing from Lydia Brennan, Olivia Browse, and many more – along with a DJ set from Not Bad For A Girl to round off the evening.

103 Oxford Road, Manchester, M1 7ED
EARTSFête 2020 | Whitworth Locke | Sun 8 Mar | 2pm - 9pm

Europia Art Collective present EARTSFête 2020, a celebration of their collective of multi-disciplinary arts from mainland Europe, who now live and create work in Manchester. The event will showcase visual and digital art, alongside photography, poetry and music, sculpture and much more.

Civic Quarter, 74 Princess Street, Manchester, M1 6JD
Fri 6 Mar - Sun 8 Mar
Amy Callaghan
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Fri 6 Mar 2020