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Previous Events

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.

Food and Drink

10th June - 1st October 2022

Box on the Docks

MediaCity’s popular outdoor dining concept Box on the Docks (BOTD) is set for another busy summer on the waterside piazza, for the first time in partnership with SEVEN BRO7HERS BREWING CO. who will operate a rotating residency of delectable food and drink pop ups, along with live music and events for all ages.


21st August 2021


Running on Saturdays throughout August, the Lowry are holding Walkeoke classes. A fun, easy walking-based workout to some of your favourite tunes from the 60s, 70s and 80s.

Quays Festival

14th - 15th August 2021

Quays Festival

Quays Festival returns this August with an explosion of colour and free activity across the weekend of Sat 14 – Sun 15 August for everyone to enjoy.


1st - 29th August 2021


Summer at MediaCity supports the national Summer of Play campaign to get children outside and playing with a host of free activities for families every Wednesday and Saturday throughout August.


13th March 2020

Beat Beethoven

On Friday 13 March, as part of Sport Relief, the BBC Philharmonic orchestra will play Beethoven’s famous Fifth Symphony live on air for Radio 3 at MediaCityUK in Manchester. You could join hundreds of other people challenging themselves to run 5K and “beat” the music, which lasts between 30 and 35 minutes.

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