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This is a place that immerses you – that surprises and inspires you. With friends, with family: enjoy one of the UK’s most creative waterside destinations.

Imperial war museum - Ukraine Photograph from the frontline

1st December 2022 - 2nd January 2023

Ukraine: Photographs from the Frontline

Ukraine: Photographs from the Frontline presents photographs from internationally renowned photojournalist Anastasia Taylor-Lind. Made during her time in Ukraine between 2014 and June 2022, these powerful works – displayed publicly in a UK exhibition for the first time – document the devastating reality of living amidst conflict.


1st - 18th December 2022

Quayside Tours – ‘Unlocking the Quays’

Guided walking tours, every Saturday and Sunday. An entertaining and fun way to learn all about The Quays. From the rich history of the mighty Manchester Ship Canal to the revolutionary MediaCity development, there are so many hidden gems to discover along the way on this fascinating and fun 90-minute tour.


30th October 2022

Spooky Sunday

Calling all Witches, Monsters and Ghosts!!
Pop in your fangs and grab your brooms to join us for a spooktacular afternoon of FREE and frightfully fun activities.


28th - 30th October 2022

Makers Markets

The Makers Markets return to MediaCity. Discover the very finest local food, drink, art, design, vintage and modern craft carefully selected from Manchester artisans and businesses local to the North West.
Come along and eat, drink, taste, shop, socialise, relax, watch, listen, enjoy, discover.
More than a market. Bringing independent makers, visitors & performers together.

Winter Fest

21st October 2022 - 8th January 2023

The Art of Banksy

WORLDS LARGEST BANKSY EXHIBITION IS COMING TO MEDIACITY – Banksy, one of the most talked about artists in modern history, whose iconic work has punctuated popular culture across the globe.


17th September 2022

Neon Swim

Neon Swim is the perfect dip for people wanting to experience night swimming in a magically lit Dock 9 at MediaCity. The great venue, friendly atmosphere and iconic backdrop offers the perfect recipe for a memorable experience.

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