What’s on in Manchester during August

Now that the school holidays are in full swing, you’ll be wondering what’s on in Manchester during August.

With plenty of exhibitions, family theatre and super days out, there are lots of activities for families to enjoy together. Take a look at our guide packed with summer holiday activities and also some of the best free things to do with friends.

Manchester boasts some of the best theatres and concert venues. Playing host to award-winning touring musicals, home-grown talent and international artists. Additionally, head to one of the city’s art galleries or museums – with changing exhibitions – there is always something new to see.

Come rain or shine, adventures are waiting in one of Manchester’s many parks. With lush green space, sports and arts activities close by, there’s so much to enjoy in and around the city.

Two children dressed as explorers enjoy playing with a large model dinosaur.
Image credit: Dino Kingdom.

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