Greater Manchester has a thriving cultural and events scene, with everything from world-class festivals and museums to parades and sporting events.
Back at the end of last year, we shared a list of all the exciting developments and events set to take place in Manchester this year.
Since then, of course, we’ve been plunged into another lockdown and are facing a slow and cautious return to normal.
The last 12 months have really shown us all how hard it is to plan for the future, but with the vaccine roll-out well underway the year ahead looks a little brighter.
Now armed with the Government’s roadmap out of the crisis, tourism bosses have released a list of things to look forward to in the remainder of the year as the city prepares to bounce back.
Marketing Manchester, which incorporates the tourism board and VisitManchester.com, has outlined 21 things we can still get excited about in 2021, and beyond.
21 new things to look forward to in 2021
Manchester Pride returns
The north west’s huge LBGTQ+ celebration will return to Manchester once again in 2021, restrictions allowing.
Organisers are working to deliver the parade, the Gay Village Party and the live music performances that have carved the Manchester Pride Festival out as one of the best in the globe.
Taking place over the August Bank Holiday weekend, tickets are already selling fast despite the line-up…