Top 5 Things To Do In and Around Greater Manchester This September

Check out the top 5 things you can do this month to ensure you make the most of September in the city!


1. Celebrate the ‘Best of Bond’ at a stunning candlelit concert

For decades James Bond has been celebrated as one of the most iconic film franchises of all time. This September the very best of Bond is coming to Manchester- but not as you know it. This month Fever’s best-selling Candlelight Concert series will feature a live cast of West End singers and an incredible live band performing the very best of the James Bond soundtrack. The classical concert taking place in the stunning Manchester Cathedral, by candlelight, will allow fans to immerse themselves in this truly special concert experience. 


2. Have a laugh at The Comedy Store’s Escape takeover at Freight Island

This month join The Comedy Store for loads of laughs  alongside great food and drink from the venue’s many exciting traders at Freight Island. The‘’Best In Stand Up’ show will feature comics including the likes of Mick Ferry, Justin Moorhouse, Danny McLoughlin and Bethany Black.


3. Walk on the wild side with a trip to Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo, just beyond the city is home to 20,000 extraordinary animals and 128 Acres of zoological gardens. Great for people of all ages a day out at Chester Zoo is great for learning about and seeing a number of incredible creatures, both big and small whilst also supporting the incredible conservation work of the charity. For the first time ever, this September the Zoo will open its doors after hours for a collection of exciting ‘Into the Night’ evenings.


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4. Get up and running at the Platt Fields Junior Park Run

Every Sunday morning children between 4 and 14 years old are invited to take part in a pre-planned 2 kilometre park run. Parents are encouraged to cheer from the sidelines for the fantastic finale! If you aren’t tired out, everyone is invited for a coffee to celebrate. Don’t forget to register online to secure your place!  


5. Enjoy delightful views and booze at 20 Stories

Situated on the 19th floor of No.1 Spinningfields, 20 Stories is composed of a glamorous restaurant,  lively bar and expansive rooftop terrace with unparalleled 360-degree views of the Manchester skyline.

The 20 Stories kitchen has created menus that showcase the best of the Northwest with an emphasis on ethically sourced ingredients, whilst the bar serves signature cocktails,  craft beer and an extensive wine list. For a glamorous start to the weekend book at table on a Friday night and enjoy 20 Stories Late Night Fridays, for top tier drinks and music from a resident DJ.



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