Food and drink offers include two pitchers of beer and a combo sharer at Yates, beer and burger for £6 at Walkabout, even the Odeon is getting in on the act – showing a selection of games on the cinema screens. Port Street Beer House have revealed that they will be showing some Euros games upstairs - find out more.
For those less inclined to spend their days with football and beer, Tiger Tiger offer a football widows’ package including Prosecco and use of their karaoke bar. We Are Who We Are Preview at Bankley Studios (pictured) The Levenshulme studios and gallery launches its latest exhibition Saturday, but the truly hungry can get a lot of this sneak-preview on Friday night.
4pm – 9.30pm, Guy Called Gerald at Eastern Bloc Records Acid House pioneer A Guy Called Gerald makes his way to the Northern Quarter’s Eastern Bloc Records for this free early-evening DJ set ahead of his appearance at the Albert Hall’s Hacienda night.
Definitely the best alternative if you can’t stump up £25 for the big gig.
We Are Who We Are is an exhibition of work by the local Level Seven Collective, an all-female art group producing socially-conscious feminist work in a range of styles and mediums.
If you’re unable to make it to this evening preview, the exhibition runs until the middle of next week, so there’s plenty of opportunity to catch up.
Hoping to repeat the success of 201’s award-winning Smother, which enjoyed a sell-out international tour, SKIN is already garnering rave reviews in the nationals, including being described as the ‘stand-out dance of summer 2017’. Fri 9 Feb, Waterside, 1 Waterside Plaza, Sale, Manchester, M33 7ZF, Tel: 01, 7.30pm, £10-12, We’ve only had a month to catch our breath since the end of the Premier League season with the excitement of an unexpected winner, top manager's getting sacked, and underdogs marching to glory.
Fusing urban and contemporary styles with an original score, Rome-raised London-based choreographer Andrea Walker directs a cast of seven dancers in a fast-paced, emotionally driven story of family, identity and belonging, creating a modern dance piece that is as thought-provoking as it is thrilling. Just a month later we have the even more unexpected sight of most of the Home Nations in an international tournament (no Scotland, but there has to be some level of believability).So where to watch the glorious triumph of quarter-final heartbreak for your chosen boys?We've compiled a list of the places to be when you skip work to watch your chosen European nations battle it out.One such area is the Democratic Republic of Congo, which is the subject of documentary film Virunga, due to be screened as part of a session at St.James’ Church in Moss Side that will also include a roster of shorter films.To find out more about the festival, take a look at our full preview.