August bank holiday 2017

August Bank Holiday 2017

Creative Tourist

Looking for ideas for the final Bank Holiday of 2017? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a guide to the very best events on offer for everyone’s favourite long weekend.

For more ideas, read our culture guides to food & drinkexhibitionsmusiccinemaliterature and family events – and don’t miss our picks for the best beer gardens, spots for outdoor eating, our favourite roof terraceshidden bars and afternoon tea haunts in Manchester.

Things to do right now

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Dance 17–18 November 2017, from £7.00

Black Gold Arts Festival at Contact

Festivals 13–18 November 2017, FREE

New Music North West 2017

Theatre 2–18 November 2017, from £10.00

Jubilee at the Royal Exchange

Exhibitions 23 September–19 November 2017, FREE

Arts and Wonder season at Quarry Bank

23 September–19 November 2017, FREE

Broadside Ballads at Quarry Bank Mill

Exhibitions 23 September–19 November 2017, FREE

Changing Places at Quarry Bank

Festivals 16–19 November 2017,

Kendal Mountain Festival 2017

Cinema 17–23 November 2017, from £5.00

Thelma at HOME

Theatre 31 October–25 November 2017, from £12.00

The Hound of the Baskervilles at The Kings Arms