Fun ideas for your stag do or hen party in Manchester: roller skating, beer tasting, bottomless brunch & more

Here is a list of ideas for your stag or hen do, including a world-famous Oompah Show and a roller skating disco.

Summer is the perfect time to get married, and just before any great wedding comes the well-planned stag or hen party.

And of course there are plenty of experiences to enjoy in and around the music capital of the UK, from beer tasting and cocktail making, to football zorbing and roller skating.

According to Plan the Hen, Manchester is one of the best cities for a hen do - and the options for stag activities are great too.

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    So we have put together a list of the most exciting stag and hen activities in and around Manchester.


    Bierkeller Oompah Show


    Bierkeller, The Printworks, 27 Withy Grove, M4 2BS

    Enjoy one of Bierkellers Oompah Shows as part of your stag do.

    The world-famous shows include lots of singing, dancing, stomping, swaying and drinking - and a live performance from Oompah band, The Stompin’ Steiners.

    Your stag group can get extra points for dressing up in Lederhosen.

    For £15 per person, you can reserve the best benches for the show and it includes a beer, cider or cocktail stein (that’s a litre of alcohol each!).

    For £30, you can get the above, as well as a miniature bottle of Jagermister and a Bavarian Wurst (a sausage) with a side of skin on fries.


    Please note: The Oompah Band start at 8pm on a Saturday

    Craft Beer Tour

    International House, 61 Mosley St, M2 3HZ

    Enjoy a walking tour through Manchester, with an expert guide and the chance to try and test craft beers at breweries and beer houses that are off the beaten path.


    For £35 per person, your 3.5 hour guided tour includes a tasting of 10 craft beers (⅓ pints), a visit to four local venues and a talk about each drink by experts.

    Please note: 50p from every person on the tour goes to Big Change Manchester, helping to eradicate homelessness in the city.

    Football Zorbing (also known as Bubble Football)

    Two Manchester venues - indoors and outdoors


    Football is an extremely popular sport, but imagine playing football inside a giant inflatable bubble - it makes tackling, and just running, much harder.

    For only £28 per person, you can enjoy a five-a-side game of bubble football with your stag party.

    They have an outdoor venue in the Northern Quarter and an indoor venue in the Trafford area - both have an onsite bar and changing facilities.

    They also offer Bubble MayHEM at both venues which is more football games, and less actual football.

    Please note: There is a minimum of 10 people for a game of football zorbing, and any smaller groups will still be charged for 10 people.


    You can enjoy a five-a-side game of bubble football (Photo by RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP via Getty Images)

    Burger & Beer at Yates’

    Yates, 49 Portland Street, M1 3LA or Yates, The Printworks, 27 Withy Grove, M4 2BS

    Choose any burger and side from the Yates’ menu and add a selected alcoholic drink for just £1.50.

    Burgers, which start at £7.99, include the BBQ Mac, the Chicken Katsu, the 3 Bean Chilli, the Burning Hot, the Chicken & Bacon, and the Cheese & Bacon.

    Sides include chips, jacket potato or waffles fries (50p extra).


    Alcoholic drinks include Guinness, John Smiths, Carlsberg, Carling, Strongbow Original, a 175ml glass of wine, and a 25ml spirit with mixer (from Smirnoff Red Label, Jack Daniel’s, Gordon’s London Dry, Three Barrels, Havana 3-Year-Old or Bell’s).


    Please note: Non-alcoholic drinks and other alcoholic drinks are available at different costs.


    Cocktail Workshop and two-course meal at Slug and Lettuce


    Slug and Lettuce, Ground floor of Heron House, Albert Square, M2 5HDGround Floor

    For £35 per person, you can choose two cocktails to learn how to make - and finish the 90-minute class off with a two-course meal.

    The price also includes a glass of prosecco on arrival.

    You can learn how to make a pornstar martini, an espresso martini, a classic mojito, a resting peach face, a pina colada or a bramble.

    Starters include calamari sticks, cheesy chicken wings and garlic breaded mushrooms.

    Mains include smothered chicken, goats cheese lasagne or a vegan Moving Mountains burger.


    Desserts include warm mini churros, warm brownie bites or Baileys Profiteroles.

    Please note: This is available at other Slug and Lettuces’ in Manchester, but prices vary.

    Dreamboys Show

    Impossible, 36 Peter Street, M2 5GP

    The Dreamboys Male Strip Club is based inside the Impossible cabaret club.


    It is a great nightspot for your hen party, with sexy male dancers and a gin bar which serves drinks and snacks.

    Tickets start at £32 per person for entry with unreserved seating and a welcome drink.

    However, the most expensive package is £90 per person and includes two activities of your choice, a two-course meal and entrance to the Dreamboys Show.

    For a hen party, we recommend the Gold package - which is £46 per person and includes a VIP booth for your group, and a welcome drink.

    You can enjoy a Dreamboys Show at Impossible cabaret club. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)


    Bottomless Brunch at las Iguanas

    Las Iguanas, 84 Deansgate, M3 2ER

    For £29.95 per person, you can choose a meal from the selected menu - which includes two-hours of unlimited prosecco, corona and cocktails.

    Meals include chilli bowls, tacos, burgers, chilli cheese fries, curry bowls, avo on toast and fiesta ensalada.

    Cocktails include pornstar rum punch, mango and strawberry spritz, watermelon vodka fizz, mango collins, cuba libre, huana party, raspberry collins, caipirinha, passion sour bomb, pina colada, long island iced tea and strawberry caipirihna.


    Please note: On a Saturday, the last booking is 3pm, and every other day the last booking is 5pm.

    Roller Disco

    Paradise Skate World, Unit 5, Great Northern Warehouse, 235 Deansgate, M3 4EN

    Paradise Skate World is an out of this world roller skating experience, with good vibes, laid back beats and a bar in the middle of the rink!

    For groups of 12 or more, you can enjoy one of the private packages (Hyperspace or Intergalactic).


    Hyperspace is £21 per person, and includes an hour of skating time and two drink tokens - which can be used for house beers, ciders, wine, or spirit and mixer.

    Intergalactic is £27 per person, includes an hour of skating time and two drink tokens - which can be used for any of the cosmic cocktails in the bar.

    Please note: For smaller groups, you can book into public sessions for £12 per person - no drinks included.