Its all happening in Manchester and the year is jam packed with events to enjoy.
Summer In The City kicks things off in July where four big outdoor gigs. 2015 enjoyed the likes of the Super Furry Animals and The Charlatans.
Manchester International Festival is the show stopper. Various venues across the city host this biennial cultural festival of original work and star names in the worlds of music, dance, art, theatre and comedy shows.
Foodies Festival in Tatton Park is three days of indulgence with food centre stage. Everything foodie including international cuisines, vegan diets, sushi making and if you think you’re hard enough... chili eating.
Manchester Jazz Festival runs in various venues throughout August. It’s the regions biggest celebration of jazz music with internationally renowned artists.
Manchester Food and Drink Festival is an urban food and drink festival celebrating the best in the area.