A pop-up market of local artists and makers and an open response doodle night at HOME are among the best free things to do in Manchester this week.

Made Local Pop-Up | Trafford Centre | Mon 24 Feb | 8am - 5pm

Over 40 of the best artists and makes hailing from the North will feature at this local pop-up from Curated Makers. The pop-up will be at John Lewis in the Trafford Centre from 8am til 5.30pm for the whole month, from this Monday (24 February) until March 22. If you’re looking for some great local art or a handmade piece, you’re bound to come across something great here.

intu Trafford Centre, Regent Crescent, Stretford, Manchester M17 8AA
Give the People What They Want screening | University of Salford | Mon 24 Feb | 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Give The People What They Want is a silent melodrama, an absurd pastel-coloured fantasy made up of a mixture of old Hollywood cinema. Making its debut at the University of Salford this week, if you want to see something a bit different, this is the screening for you.

MediaCity UK, Salford Quays, M50 2HE
Hit The Groove Record Club | Wilderness Record Store | Tue 25 Feb | 7pm - 9pm

Wilderness Record Store’s Hit The Groove Record Club offers you the chance to listen to two renowned albums, in full, with a discussion afterwards about their differences, similarities and influences. This week, they’re listening to Scott Walker’s Scott 4 and Pulp’s His N Hers – whether you’re already a fan of one of both of these classic albums or not, this chilled out event is the perfect way to spend a Tuesday evening.

9 Egerton Crescent, Manchester, M20 4PN
Doodle Club with Akinyemi Oludele | HOME | Thu 27 Feb | 6pm - 8pm

As part of the Manchester Open Exhibition 2020, exhibiting artist Akinyemi Oludele will lead a doodling session – bring along a sketchbook and pencil and get inspired by the atmosphere. Oludele will be live drawing the event as it happens, so your creative juices are sure to get flowing.

2 Tony Wilson Place, Manchester M15 4FN
Mon 24 Feb - Fri 28 Feb
Amy Callaghan
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Sun 23 Feb 2020