Manchester, in the North of the United Kingdom, is a city with a rich musical history. It is the birthplace of iconic bands such as Oasis, The Smiths and Joy Division, and was also the center of the 90s rave scene. As the capital of Christmas in the UK, Manchester has one of the most popular Christmas markets in Europe, with an array of holiday events and attractions. The city is home to many musical events, such as The Warehouse Project, Elrow Manchester - Nowmads, Parklife, Neighbourhood Festival and Weekender, Dot to Dot, and Sounds of the City at Castlefield Bowl.
With I Love MCR's activity guide, you can find out about all the best things to do in Manchester - from popular events and experiences to music and concerts, festivals, exhibitions and sightseeing. The Manchester Jazz Festival is one of the oldest jazz festivals in the UK. It was created in 1986 by the Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra and has since become a popular event. The Flashback Festival also returns to PlattFields Park each year with timeless melodies and a vibrant atmosphere.
Manchester hosts an eclectic mix of exciting events all year round. MIF23 will bring 18 days of performances and events to Greater Manchester. Whether it's for local beers or to commemorate a historic event, there's always something to celebrate in Manchester. From free activities to music and concerts, theater shows, guided tours and wedding venues - there's something for everyone!.