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Events Sunday 8th October

Main Programme

The Festival Hub

The Festival Hub

As always, it's the beating heart of the Festival - the Albert Square Hub. Check it out any time of the day and there's something happening. From chef demo's to street food, from live music and cutting edge DJs to bars pouring the best drinks you'll ever ...

Thursday 28th September - Sunday 8th October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Just Eat Street Kitchen

Just Eat Street Kitchen

Everyone’s favourite ‘go to’ food delivery service, Just Eat, will partner with some of its most popular restaurants who will bring their own versions of street food to the Festival.  

From sushi to sweet treats there will be an amazing choice of the latest in street food flavours and ...

Thursday 28th September - Sunday 8th October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Fantastic Festival Beer Bar

Fantastic Festival Beer Bar

This year’s Festival Beer Bar represents a non-stop, indie extravaganza of beautiful brews! All on tap, all the way through the Fest, and making up the Festival centrepiece - our hugebeer bar! 

What better way to toast the 20th anniversary of the Manchester Food and Drink Festival than by inviting ...

Thursday 28th September - Sunday 8th October at Albert Square, M2 5DB

The Cider House

The Cider House

Calling all cider lovers, The Cider House at the Festival Hub is the place to be!

This bespoke bar is teeming with tasty tipples, too – among the line-up Lilley’s Apple & Pear and Lemon & Lime, Wild Dog, Mango, Merry Monkey, Red Rabbit, Sunset and Captain Rum.

Make your way through ...

Thursday 28th September - Sunday 8th October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

MAD Cocktail Week

MAD Cocktail Week

Shaking things up with a celebration of all things cocktail, MAD Ltd will be hosting a series of pop-up events, bespoke serves and exclusive discounts across their five Northern Quarter bars; Hula, Rosylee, The Fitzgerald, Walrus and Tusk.

Here’s a little taste of what’s on offer… But there ...

Thursday 28th September - Sunday 8th October at Northern Quarter, M1 1DW

Manchester Tart Off

Manchester Tart Off

In celebration of 20 years of MFDF, the Festival are resurrecting a competition that was staged in year 1… The search to find the best Manchester Tart in Manchester.
The people of Greater Manchester will be asked to put their heart into the tart and enter their homemade creations so ...

Sunday 8th October 13:00 at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Manchester Quiz and Manchester Musical challenge

Manchester Quiz and Manchester Musical challenge

The Manchester Quiz and Manchester Musical Challenge Guide and author Jonathan Schofield offers 40 questions and challenges on Manchester, Greater Manchester and their people, places and events. Includes a Musical Challenge sung intros round by Lucy Hope. Fabulous prizes plus the chance to buy the new extended guide to Manchester ...

Sunday 8th October 18:30 at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Dr John Cooper Clarke with very special guests at The Mayfield

Dr John Cooper Clarke with very special guests at The Mayfield

Salford born and bred poet and comedian, Dr John Cooper Clarke and special guests Mike Garry and Toria Garbutt will be taking over the incredible space at the Mayfield Depot for one night only, on Sunday 8th October for a live and exclusive show.

Expect an evening like no other ...

Sunday 8th October 19:30 at Mayfield Depot , M12 6HR

Festival Fringe

MAD Cocktail Week

MAD Cocktail Week

Shaking things up with a celebration of all things cocktail, MAD Ltd will be hosting a series of pop-up events, bespoke serves and exclusive discounts across their five Northern Quarter bars; Hula, Rosylee, The Fitzgerald, Walrus and Tusk.

Here’s a little taste of what’s on offer… But there ...

Thursday 28th September - Sunday 8th October at Northern Quarter, M1 1DW

Gin parlour at Rosylee

Gin parlour at Rosylee

Rosylee will play host to a gin parlour throughout MFDF, so if gin is your favourite tipple, head to the bar where you’ll be able to create your own gin masterpiece by selecting your favourite gin and adding your own botanicals to garnish.

Thursday 28th September - Sunday 8th October at Rosylee Tea Rooms, M1 1DB

Manchester Quiz and Manchester Musical challenge

Manchester Quiz and Manchester Musical challenge

The Manchester Quiz and Manchester Musical Challenge Guide and author Jonathan Schofield offers 40 questions and challenges on Manchester, Greater Manchester and their people, places and events. Includes a Musical Challenge sung intros round by Lucy Hope. Fabulous prizes plus the chance to buy the new extended guide to Manchester ...

Sunday 8th October 18:30 at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Goatober Manchester

Goatober Manchester

Goatober is the UK’s month-long celebration of goat meat, making use of male billy goats, who to date have been euthanised at birth as a waste product of the dairy industry.  During October, restaurants nationwide are putting a goat dish pride of place on their menus to urge diners ...

Sunday 8th October 19:30 at The Koffee Pot, M4 1LE

Dr John Cooper Clarke with very special guests at The Mayfield

Dr John Cooper Clarke with very special guests at The Mayfield

Salford born and bred poet and comedian, Dr John Cooper Clarke and special guests Mike Garry and Toria Garbutt will be taking over the incredible space at the Mayfield Depot for one night only, on Sunday 8th October for a live and exclusive show.

Expect an evening like no other ...

Sunday 8th October 19:30 at Mayfield Depot , M12 6HR

MFDF Closing Party at HULA

MFDF Closing Party at HULA

Get ready to party at the MFDF closing part with Bacardi. There’ll be a DJ playing all your favourite tiki, RnB and party tunes, free tiki shirts and of course, lots of cocktails!

Free entry.

www.hulabar.co.uk

Sunday 8th October 20:00 at Hula, M1 1DB

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