Goat Girl at SFTOC 2018 PHOTO CREDIT Jody Hartley
Goat Girl at SFTOC 2018 | Jody Hartley

May Bank Holiday 2020: Things to Do

Creative Tourist

The early May bank holiday in 2020 will move from Monday 4 May to Friday 8 May to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day which takes place on 8 May.

Whether it’s a Monday or a Friday, May still remains the most wonderful time of the year as the bank holidays come thick and fast.

Whether rain or shine – our guide will guarantee that you make the most of those extra, and precious, days off work.

For more ideas read our culture guides which feature exhibitions, music, cinema, theatre, literature and family events – and don’t miss our guide to the Spring Bank Holiday, it’s just a couple of weeks away!

Here are our picks

Things to do right now

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Cinema 15–18 September 2019, from £5.50

MIF19: Sunset Boulevard at HOME

Visual Arts 20 September 2018–19 September 2019, FREE

Manchester Art Gallery Highlights Tour

Red Dust Road at HOME
Literature 11–21 September 2019, from £10.00

Red Dust Road at HOME

A Taste of Honey at The Lowry
Theatre 13–21 September 2019, from £12.50

A Taste of Honey at The Lowry

Cinema 13–22 September 2019, from £9

The Shock of the Future at HOME

MIF19 David Lynch at HOME Manchester International Festival
Cinema 6 July–29 September 2019, FREE

MIF19: David Lynch at HOME

Exhibitions 6 April–29 September 2019, Quarry Bank admission prices apply (free for National Trust members)

Rights of the Child at Quarry Bank