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What to do in Manchester. Sep 2013

23rd September 2013 Posted by numagoo

Our home city of Manchester is bustling to the seems with exciting things for you to do. From one off events to West End shows there are many things for you to discover in Manchester.

Drama – The global musical Wicked has set up home in Manchester’s Palace Theatre for the next ten weeks. Running from the 12th of September to the 16th of November it is the longest stretch at any one theatre. The magical story portrays the untold story of the witches of Oz. The extraordinary friendship of two girls will keep everyone entertained. A perfect opening to the festive period.                                                         

 Science – The annual Manchester Science Festival returns on the 24th October. The 11 day celebration of science is produced by the Museum of Science & Industry. Visitors are invited to play, created and experiment science through installations, immersive science experiences and hands on experiments. The festival encourages us to understand the importance of science. A new Citizen science project ‘hooked’ will be launched at the festival to find out the science behind what makes music catchy, this is expected to attract thousands of people to participate in this groundbreaking research.

Sport –  Tickets are now on sale for the first ever NBA game in Manchester featuring the Oklahoma City Thunder and Philadelphia 76ers on October 8th, as part of the NBA Global Games Manchester 2013.  This is the perfect opportunity if you fancy watching a different type of sport.

Food – This week is you final chance to go to Feast. This annual market offers you a taste of some of the best food and drink around. Taking place over 12 days in St Ann’s square, Feast brings together more than forty traders from the North West and beyond. Enjoy speciality coffees and teas or early evening cocktails. If you’re looking for lunch on the go there are ostrich burgers, traditional pies, savoury pancakes and much more.

If you go to any of these events or anything else going on in Manchester we’d love to hear from you. Tweet us at Numagoo or send us your snaps and we’ll retweet them onto our site.