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Cathedral Gardens Hub and Across The City

Events Main Programme

16th September

Manchester’s best bites, brought to you by Just Eat

Manchester’s best bites, brought to you by Just Eat

Proud sponsors of Manchester Food and Drink Festival 2020

As the nation’s biggest food fans, Just Eat is here to bring some joy to the people of Manchester, its restaurant and takeaway industry and the community. 

Four of Just Eat’s favourite restaurants in Manchester will have pop ups ...

Thursday 16th - Saturday 26th September

The Manchester Beer Bar (weekend one)

The Manchester Beer Bar (weekend one)

A banquet of brews await at the famous MFDF beer bar. 
Taking in beers from Greater Manchester’s breath-taking range  of incredible breweries, ale fans can expect the best celebration of regional beers yet at this year’s special 2020 celebration.  A special cider showcase bar will be part of ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

Franklin & Sons Gin & Tonic Bar (weekend one)

Franklin & Sons Gin & Tonic Bar (weekend one)

Official Premium Tonic Partner Franklin and Sons will be serving up G&T’s at the Hub in association with Didsbury Gin. Discover some creative new fusions as they team up with local Manchester gin producer, Didsbury Gin to bring you an exciting special festival G and T menu. Never ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

MFDF regional producers market (weekend 1)

MFDF regional producers market (weekend 1)

Join us as we bring together some of Manchesters Best Independent food and drink producers, makers and businesses.  A city centre food and drink shopping experience to shop local! 

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

Corn Exchange festival events and offers

Corn Exchange festival events and offers

Whilst Cathedral Gardens may not be hosting the MFDF Hub for a while, The Corn Exchange have come together to create a mini festival of their own with a selection of great offers throughout their restaurants and venues. 
It is the perfect place to stop and refuel, with 12 restaurants ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 26th September at The Corn Exchange, M4 3TR

17th September

The Manchester Beer Bar (weekend one)

The Manchester Beer Bar (weekend one)

A banquet of brews await at the famous MFDF beer bar. 
Taking in beers from Greater Manchester’s breath-taking range  of incredible breweries, ale fans can expect the best celebration of regional beers yet at this year’s special 2020 celebration.  A special cider showcase bar will be part of ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

Franklin & Sons Gin & Tonic Bar (weekend one)

Franklin & Sons Gin & Tonic Bar (weekend one)

Official Premium Tonic Partner Franklin and Sons will be serving up G&T’s at the Hub in association with Didsbury Gin. Discover some creative new fusions as they team up with local Manchester gin producer, Didsbury Gin to bring you an exciting special festival G and T menu. Never ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

MFDF regional producers market (weekend 1)

MFDF regional producers market (weekend 1)

Join us as we bring together some of Manchesters Best Independent food and drink producers, makers and businesses.  A city centre food and drink shopping experience to shop local! 

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

Corn Exchange festival events and offers

Corn Exchange festival events and offers

Whilst Cathedral Gardens may not be hosting the MFDF Hub for a while, The Corn Exchange have come together to create a mini festival of their own with a selection of great offers throughout their restaurants and venues. 
It is the perfect place to stop and refuel, with 12 restaurants ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 26th September at The Corn Exchange, M4 3TR

18th September

The Manchester Beer Bar (weekend one)

The Manchester Beer Bar (weekend one)

A banquet of brews await at the famous MFDF beer bar. 
Taking in beers from Greater Manchester’s breath-taking range  of incredible breweries, ale fans can expect the best celebration of regional beers yet at this year’s special 2020 celebration.  A special cider showcase bar will be part of ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

Franklin & Sons Gin & Tonic Bar (weekend one)

Franklin & Sons Gin & Tonic Bar (weekend one)

Official Premium Tonic Partner Franklin and Sons will be serving up G&T’s at the Hub in association with Didsbury Gin. Discover some creative new fusions as they team up with local Manchester gin producer, Didsbury Gin to bring you an exciting special festival G and T menu. Never ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

MFDF regional producers market (weekend 1)

MFDF regional producers market (weekend 1)

Join us as we bring together some of Manchesters Best Independent food and drink producers, makers and businesses.  A city centre food and drink shopping experience to shop local! 

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

Corn Exchange festival events and offers

Corn Exchange festival events and offers

Whilst Cathedral Gardens may not be hosting the MFDF Hub for a while, The Corn Exchange have come together to create a mini festival of their own with a selection of great offers throughout their restaurants and venues. 
It is the perfect place to stop and refuel, with 12 restaurants ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 26th September at The Corn Exchange, M4 3TR

19th September

The Manchester Beer Bar (weekend one)

The Manchester Beer Bar (weekend one)

A banquet of brews await at the famous MFDF beer bar. 
Taking in beers from Greater Manchester’s breath-taking range  of incredible breweries, ale fans can expect the best celebration of regional beers yet at this year’s special 2020 celebration.  A special cider showcase bar will be part of ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

Franklin & Sons Gin & Tonic Bar (weekend one)

Franklin & Sons Gin & Tonic Bar (weekend one)

Official Premium Tonic Partner Franklin and Sons will be serving up G&T’s at the Hub in association with Didsbury Gin. Discover some creative new fusions as they team up with local Manchester gin producer, Didsbury Gin to bring you an exciting special festival G and T menu. Never ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

MFDF regional producers market (weekend 1)

MFDF regional producers market (weekend 1)

Join us as we bring together some of Manchesters Best Independent food and drink producers, makers and businesses.  A city centre food and drink shopping experience to shop local! 

Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

Corn Exchange festival events and offers

Corn Exchange festival events and offers

Whilst Cathedral Gardens may not be hosting the MFDF Hub for a while, The Corn Exchange have come together to create a mini festival of their own with a selection of great offers throughout their restaurants and venues. 
It is the perfect place to stop and refuel, with 12 restaurants ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 26th September at The Corn Exchange, M4 3TR

20th September

Corn Exchange festival events and offers

Corn Exchange festival events and offers

Whilst Cathedral Gardens may not be hosting the MFDF Hub for a while, The Corn Exchange have come together to create a mini festival of their own with a selection of great offers throughout their restaurants and venues. 
It is the perfect place to stop and refuel, with 12 restaurants ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 26th September at The Corn Exchange, M4 3TR

21st September

Corn Exchange festival events and offers

Corn Exchange festival events and offers

Whilst Cathedral Gardens may not be hosting the MFDF Hub for a while, The Corn Exchange have come together to create a mini festival of their own with a selection of great offers throughout their restaurants and venues. 
It is the perfect place to stop and refuel, with 12 restaurants ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 26th September at The Corn Exchange, M4 3TR

MFDF Curry Club at The Hub

MFDF Curry Club at The Hub

Tickets are now on sale for the MFDF Curry Club - the first of Manchester Food and Drink Festival’s ‘Hub Takeover’ events at Cathedral Gardens. A festival feast like never before, the entire Festival Hub will be the venue for an undercover, al fresco Indian street food celebration on Tuesday ...

Tuesday 21st September 19:00

22nd September

Corn Exchange festival events and offers

Corn Exchange festival events and offers

Whilst Cathedral Gardens may not be hosting the MFDF Hub for a while, The Corn Exchange have come together to create a mini festival of their own with a selection of great offers throughout their restaurants and venues. 
It is the perfect place to stop and refuel, with 12 restaurants ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 26th September at The Corn Exchange, M4 3TR

23rd September

Corn Exchange festival events and offers

Corn Exchange festival events and offers

Whilst Cathedral Gardens may not be hosting the MFDF Hub for a while, The Corn Exchange have come together to create a mini festival of their own with a selection of great offers throughout their restaurants and venues. 
It is the perfect place to stop and refuel, with 12 restaurants ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 26th September at The Corn Exchange, M4 3TR

The Manchester Beer Bar (weekend two)

The Manchester Beer Bar (weekend two)

A banquet of brews await at the famous MFDF beer bar. 
Taking in beers from Greater Manchester’s breath-taking range  of incredible breweries, ale fans can expect the best celebration of regional beers yet at this year’s special 2020 celebration.  A special cider showcase bar will be part of ...

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

FRANKLIN & SONS GIN & TONIC BAR (WEEKEND TWO)

FRANKLIN & SONS GIN & TONIC BAR (WEEKEND TWO)

Official Premium Tonic Partner Franklin and Sons will be serving up G&T’s at the Hub in association with Didsbury Gin. Discover some creative new fusions as they team up with local Manchester gin producer, Didsbury Gin to bring you an exciting special festival G and T menu. Never ...

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

MFDF REGIONAL PRODUCERS MARKET (weekend 2)

MFDF REGIONAL PRODUCERS MARKET (weekend 2)

Join us as we bring together some of Manchesters Best Independent food and drink producers, makers and businesses.  A city centre food and drink shopping experience to shop local! 

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

24th September

Corn Exchange festival events and offers

Corn Exchange festival events and offers

Whilst Cathedral Gardens may not be hosting the MFDF Hub for a while, The Corn Exchange have come together to create a mini festival of their own with a selection of great offers throughout their restaurants and venues. 
It is the perfect place to stop and refuel, with 12 restaurants ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 26th September at The Corn Exchange, M4 3TR

The Manchester Beer Bar (weekend two)

The Manchester Beer Bar (weekend two)

A banquet of brews await at the famous MFDF beer bar. 
Taking in beers from Greater Manchester’s breath-taking range  of incredible breweries, ale fans can expect the best celebration of regional beers yet at this year’s special 2020 celebration.  A special cider showcase bar will be part of ...

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

FRANKLIN & SONS GIN & TONIC BAR (WEEKEND TWO)

FRANKLIN & SONS GIN & TONIC BAR (WEEKEND TWO)

Official Premium Tonic Partner Franklin and Sons will be serving up G&T’s at the Hub in association with Didsbury Gin. Discover some creative new fusions as they team up with local Manchester gin producer, Didsbury Gin to bring you an exciting special festival G and T menu. Never ...

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

MFDF REGIONAL PRODUCERS MARKET (weekend 2)

MFDF REGIONAL PRODUCERS MARKET (weekend 2)

Join us as we bring together some of Manchesters Best Independent food and drink producers, makers and businesses.  A city centre food and drink shopping experience to shop local! 

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

25th September

Corn Exchange festival events and offers

Corn Exchange festival events and offers

Whilst Cathedral Gardens may not be hosting the MFDF Hub for a while, The Corn Exchange have come together to create a mini festival of their own with a selection of great offers throughout their restaurants and venues. 
It is the perfect place to stop and refuel, with 12 restaurants ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 26th September at The Corn Exchange, M4 3TR

The Manchester Beer Bar (weekend two)

The Manchester Beer Bar (weekend two)

A banquet of brews await at the famous MFDF beer bar. 
Taking in beers from Greater Manchester’s breath-taking range  of incredible breweries, ale fans can expect the best celebration of regional beers yet at this year’s special 2020 celebration.  A special cider showcase bar will be part of ...

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

FRANKLIN & SONS GIN & TONIC BAR (WEEKEND TWO)

FRANKLIN & SONS GIN & TONIC BAR (WEEKEND TWO)

Official Premium Tonic Partner Franklin and Sons will be serving up G&T’s at the Hub in association with Didsbury Gin. Discover some creative new fusions as they team up with local Manchester gin producer, Didsbury Gin to bring you an exciting special festival G and T menu. Never ...

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

MFDF REGIONAL PRODUCERS MARKET (weekend 2)

MFDF REGIONAL PRODUCERS MARKET (weekend 2)

Join us as we bring together some of Manchesters Best Independent food and drink producers, makers and businesses.  A city centre food and drink shopping experience to shop local! 

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

26th September

Manchester’s best bites, brought to you by Just Eat

Manchester’s best bites, brought to you by Just Eat

Proud sponsors of Manchester Food and Drink Festival 2020

As the nation’s biggest food fans, Just Eat is here to bring some joy to the people of Manchester, its restaurant and takeaway industry and the community. 

Four of Just Eat’s favourite restaurants in Manchester will have pop ups ...

Thursday 16th - Saturday 26th September

Corn Exchange festival events and offers

Corn Exchange festival events and offers

Whilst Cathedral Gardens may not be hosting the MFDF Hub for a while, The Corn Exchange have come together to create a mini festival of their own with a selection of great offers throughout their restaurants and venues. 
It is the perfect place to stop and refuel, with 12 restaurants ...

Thursday 16th - Sunday 26th September at The Corn Exchange, M4 3TR

The Manchester Beer Bar (weekend two)

The Manchester Beer Bar (weekend two)

A banquet of brews await at the famous MFDF beer bar. 
Taking in beers from Greater Manchester’s breath-taking range  of incredible breweries, ale fans can expect the best celebration of regional beers yet at this year’s special 2020 celebration.  A special cider showcase bar will be part of ...

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

FRANKLIN & SONS GIN & TONIC BAR (WEEKEND TWO)

FRANKLIN & SONS GIN & TONIC BAR (WEEKEND TWO)

Official Premium Tonic Partner Franklin and Sons will be serving up G&T’s at the Hub in association with Didsbury Gin. Discover some creative new fusions as they team up with local Manchester gin producer, Didsbury Gin to bring you an exciting special festival G and T menu. Never ...

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

MFDF REGIONAL PRODUCERS MARKET (weekend 2)

MFDF REGIONAL PRODUCERS MARKET (weekend 2)

Join us as we bring together some of Manchesters Best Independent food and drink producers, makers and businesses.  A city centre food and drink shopping experience to shop local! 

Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26th September at The Hub, M4 3BG

27th September

MFDF Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony

MFDF Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony

The  Festival team are also thrilled to announce that the Manchester Food and Drink Festival Awards are back ‘in the flesh’ for 2021, and taking place at a brand new venue.  The MFDF Gala Dinner and Awards will take place on  Monday 27th September at Manchester Hall. The event promises ...

Monday 27th September 18:00

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