No doubt, Manchester is a cultural city with a significant number of annual events and festivals being organised to showcase its cultural value and ethnical diversity. Things to enjoy here every year are mostly seasonal and embrace spring special soccer matches, the huge St. Patrick’s Day parades in March and the most exclusive Great Manchester Run coming in May with lots of fun and excitement.
The Chinatown in Manchester is a popular ethnic enclave in United Kingdom where remarkable celebrations take place at the end of winter season to remind you of annual program for Chinese New Year celebrations.
Other popular festivals of note are the vocal talent special Manchester Jazz Festival celebrated for nine long days every July, the lively gay pride parades and parties in August, and the Manchester Literature Festival based on inspiring and live literary events in October. And the International Religious Poetry Competition at the Manchester Cathedral is another attraction, as well as the great evening of the Proms in the Heaton Park, Manchester which draws around 12,000 people. Additionally, the National wedding show taking place at the Central Convention Complex (earlier known as the GMEX Center) may amuse and entertain all those with bridal expectations.
Let’s find out a few more popular events to be held in Manchester this year.
MANCHESTER UNITED FOOTBALL MATCHES
It is among the most popular annual sports events to be held at the world-renowned Old Trafford stadium. The skill and prowess of Manchester United Football Club will be shown by playing many football matches in the new season. Tickets should be bought in advance, as you may not get one to watch out the performance of the most preferred United Manchester football team in UK at the last minute.
MUSICAL FESTIVAL 2015
Organised in the Chinatown city centre, the Europe Music Festival showcases classic entertainment, live music, specialized markets and performing arts. This music special festival continues for one month (from May to June).
UCI TRACK CYCLING WORLD CUP CHAMPIONSHIP in EARLY APRIL 2015
Expert cycling professionals from all over the world race on the most impressive indoor Olympic cycle track at Velodrome stadium of Manchester in early April for winning championship. So, book your entries for witnessing another spectacular racing season!
LORD MAYOR’S PARADE in LATE JULY 2015
The Lord Mayor’s Parade reminds you of civic pride every year in late July and comes packed with market stalls, roadside entertainment, fairground amusements and rides and general celebrations taking place throughout the Manchester city centre.