Things to do in Manchester this weekend (31 March – 2 April 2017)

Viva Festival 2017

Welcome to Pocket Manchester’s 5 things to do in Manchester this weekend guide!

Here you will find some of the best things to do in Manchester between Friday 31st March and Sunday 2nd April 2017, including shows, music, sport, comedy and more!

¡Viva! Festival 2017

For its 23rd edition, ¡Viva! returns with a venue-wide celebration of film, theatre and visual art from across the Spanish-speaking world.

When: Friday 31st March – Monday 17th April

Where: HOME

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The Commitments

Direct from a phenomenally successful, record breaking two year run in London’s West End, The Commitments is based on the BAFTA award-winning film classic.

When: Friday 31st March – Saturday 8th April

Where: Palace Theatre

For more information and our review click here

2017 Greater Manchester Marathon

Greater Manchester Marathon

It’s that time of year again when thousands come out to take part in the Greater Manchester Marathon and raise money for good causes!

When: Sunday 2nd April

Where: Manchester

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Sara Pascoe

Coinciding with the publication of her debut book, Animals, acclaimed stand-up comedian Sara Pascoe brings her quirky storytelling and intelligent observations to Manchester.

When: Lowry Theatre

Where: Friday 31st March

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You Me At Six

English rock band You Me At Six bring their Night People 2017 tour to Manchester.

When: Sunday 2nd April

Where: Manchester Academy

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Craig David

Craig David

Having sold over 15 million albums, achieving 16 top ten hits and multi-platinum status in more than 20 countries, taking over festival stages around the world, selling out headline tours in seconds, to securing a residency at the iconic Ibiza Rocks Hotel… Craig David is back and in a big way!

When: Saturday 1st April

Where: Manchester Arena

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The Amy Winehouse Experience… A.K.A. Lioness

Lioness provides an authentic tribute to Amy Winehouse’s precious talent, featuring Emma Wright will a full five-piece backing band, recreating the authentic sound and vocals of jazz, soul and pop.

When: Friday 31st March

Where: O2 Ritz

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