RHS urban show depot mayfield

The first ever urban gardening show is among several top attractions happening in Manchester this weekend

Want to know what’s on this weekend in Manchester? From a one-of-a-kind urban garden show to a free interactive exhibition, our guide has something for everyone.

RHS Urban Show, 18-21 April

The first-ever urban gardening show is coming to the centre of Manchester this Thursday. The show, which will be hosted inside the old railway at Depot Mayfield, is a celebration of urban and indoor gardening focusing on the growth in horticulture, wellbeing and sustainable living.

Tickets start from £17.85
Address: Depot Mayfield, 11 Baring St, Manchester M1 2PY

Low Four Soundcheck 2024, 18-20 April

Low Four Studio in Deansgate will be hosting a panel on recording and live economies in partnership with the University of Salford, speaking on the issues faced by Manchester’s music scene today. The event will end with live showcase, networking event and live-streamed performances. The show is open for both online and in-person viewers.

Tickets start from £4.00 / Free for students
Address: Great Northern, Deansgate Ter, Manchester M3 4EN

20 Year Party People Exhibition Launch, 18 April – 25 May

Mancunian photographers Richard Kelly and Jonny Black have collaborated to showcase their collection of personal film photography, documenting the Manchester party scene spanning spanning 20 years. Richard Kelly, senior lecturer at MMU will be presenting his personal work all shot on 35mm film. The event will be taking place at Station South in Levenshulme with a launch party this Thursday.

Free event
Address: Station South, 975-977 Stockport Rd, Levenshulme, Manchester M19 3NP

Immersive exhibition from AR artist Doddz ‘A Different Perspective’, 18 April

A one-night interactive event is coming to Manchester this Thursday to showcase an augmented reality exhibit. Doddz is a world-renowned pioneer in AR art who merges both digital and physical art together in his work. The themes for this exhibition will consist of positivity, community, sustainability, music and love.

Free event
Address: PLY, 26 Lever Street, NQ, M1 1DZ

SpringFest 2024, 20 April

Victoria Baths in Manchester are being transformed for a festival this coming weekend. The event will be a celebration of music and art. The diverse range of activities is perfect for friends and families, filled with creative activities, live music and food and drinks.

Tickets start from £8
Address: Victoria Baths, M13 0FE