new years eve in manchester and the north
NYE 2015 at the Kazimier. Photo: Mina Bihi.

New Year’s Eve in Manchester and the North

Creative Tourist

New Year’s Eve, the year’s biggest night out, is nearly upon us, and you still haven’t sorted your plans. But before you panic-buy tickets for the usual fodder, take a look at our alternative guide to the North’s best parties. From warehouse raves to funk and soul nights, craft beer celebrations to family fun, here are our recommendations for a great midnight.

Here are our picks

  • 1. Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Spinningfields

    If you’re looking for a New Year’s Eve filled with the best food the city has to offer, consider one of Spinningfields’ top notch fine dining restaurants, including Tattu, 20 Stories and The Ivy.

  • 2. The Invisible Wind Factory

    Invisible Wind Factory
    Photos by Keith Ainsworth for Getintothis.

    The Invisible Wind Factory, Carlton Street, Liverpool, Merseyside - Visit now

    The creative team at Liverpool’s Invisible Wind Factory have joined forces with three of the city’s best promotors (Keep It Cryptic, Social Hours and Sisu) to curate an eclectic and diverse line-up for the launch of their latest event concept, Megalopolis.

  • 3. Ducie Street Warehouse

    Ducie Street Warehouse

    Ducie Street Warehouse, Ground Floor, Warehouse, Ducie St,, Manchester, M1 2TP - Visit now

    Kicking things off on Saturday 31st December, from 11am until 4pm, Ducie Street Warehouse at Native Manchester will host its signature Big Disco Brunch with a DJ takeover from Girls on Film. Continuing the party into the lounge with ‘One Night at Ducie Street Warehouse’,
    local DJ heroes are set to keep the groove going from 4pm until late, with the likes of MixStress, Apple Tree Collective and DJ Jay.

  • 4. Mamasan Liverpool

    Mamasan Liverpool

    Mamasan Liverpool, 24 College Ln, Liverpool, L1 3DS - Visit now

    For NYE, for the first time ever, this excellent Liverpool restaurant will be offering lucky visitors bottomless drinks. There will also be a 5-course tasting menu available and live entertainment throughout the evening until 3am New Years Day morning. What better way to see in 2023? Please note, all packages are limited and must be booked in advance, walk-ins won’t be available on the evening.

  • 5. Cloudwater Brew Co

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    Cloudwater Brew Co

    Cloudwater Brew Co, Unit 9, Piccadilly Trading Estate, Manchester, M1 2NP - Visit now

    Craft beer heads, this one’s for you. Head over to Cloudwater’s Unit 9 taproom from 7PM until late, when they’ll be ringing in the new year with excellent beer (obviously), food and music. Tickets cost £15 and include entry plus ½ pint of Bucks Fizz Beer Pour on arrival, New York-style pizza from Bakehouse32, Hourly bottle shares of the brewery’s most exciting barrel-aged beers and a lucky dip from the boss’s private stash. Plus the first 40 people through the doors will get a Cloudwater goodie bag, full of exciting merch! Happy days.

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