Creative Tourist

Delve into our pick of the best things to do in February in Manchester and across the North, including exhibitions, live music, literary events, family things to do, theatre, tours and great food/drink (it’s okay, you can kiss goodbye to those ghastly dietary resolutions, now).

February’s the time to to stop hibernating, and to rediscover all the great cultural happenings that the North has to offer. Our picks below will help you on your way.

February’s also the month of Valentines Day and February Half Term, and you can ready yourself for both of those in our dedicated guides.

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