Wormhole Comedy at Hold Fast | Mon 16 Sep | 8pm -11pm

Weekly free entry comedy club Wormhole returns to nautical Northern Quarter basement bar Hold Fast this Monday evening, with a packed bill of boxfresh new comics and more established acts trying new material. This show is the last one for New Zealand comic and Wormhole resident MC Cameron McLeod, so check him out while you can!

Hold Fast, 50 Newton Street, Manchester M1 2EA
Mani’s One Deck Wednesday at Electrik | Wed 18 Sep | 8.30pm - 11pm

On Wednesday evening, Electrik bar in Chorlton hosts its regular One Deck Wednesday night, this time inviting along a bona fide Manchester music legend in the shape of Stone Roses bassist Mani. The rules of One Deck Wednesday are simple: One deck, all vinyl, no mixing. Mani will be digging through his personal record collection to bring you a playlist of rare and popular track from the past 40 years.

Electrik, 559 Wilbraham Road, Manchester M21 0AE
Politics and Hong Kong at University of Manchester | Thu 19 Sep | 4pm - 5.30pm

If the current situation in Hong Kong has got you scratching your head, you can check out this free explanatory talk at the University of Manchester’s Humanities building. Open to the public as well as students, University of Hong Kong professor John Carroll will take you through the tactics and promotional materials used by anti-government protesters, and also talk a little about how they reflect earlier protests under British colonial rule.

University of Manchester, Humanities, Bridgford Street, Manchester M15 6PB
YES First Birthday | Thu 19 Sep | 12pm - 12am

It’s hard to believe, but Manchester freshest new venue is no longer so fresh as it celebrates its first birthday on Thursday night. Fortunately, they’re packing plenty of punch into this birthday party, with celebrity guest DJ sets from the likes of Tim Burgess and A Certain Ratio, and taster appearances from established club nights Bad Fun and Me Gusta amongst numerous others. There’s also film screenings, free food and a massive drinks giveaway with 5001 drinks being offered up entirely gratis.

YES, 38 Charles Street, Manchester M1 7DB
Mon 16 Sep - Fri 20 Sep
Jon Whiteley
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Sun 15 Sep 2019