What’s on guide to Manchester: Events to enjoy in January 2022

We’ve put together a what’s on video guide to some of the best events to enjoy post Christmas.

Once the hustle and bustle of the Christmas festivities slowly dies down, January can be a much quieter month, but although things may have slowed down it doesn’t mean there aren’t still things to do across the city-region.

Cancer Revolution: Science, innovation and hope

The science and industry museum is giving visitors the chance to explore the revolution in science that is transforming cancer care. The free exhibition explores how cancer has been treated over the centuries as well as stories of people living with, treating, and affected by cancer today.

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    You can buy tickets here.

    SEALIFE Manchester

    Perhaps you fancy trying something new in 2022? Well if you’re a fan of sharks but diving in the deep isn’t quite what you’re after, SEA LIFE Manchester has launched a new snorkel cage experience that’s letting people get closer than they ever have before.

    With more than 1,000 creatures of the deep at the Trafford Centre-based marine life aquarium, the surface snorkelling session allows you to get up close and personal to some incredible creatures.

    You can buy tickets here.

    Van Gogh Alive

    After welcoming over 120,000 visitors since the launch in October, the world’s most visited multi-sensory experience Van Gogh Alive will stay at Media City for another month until the end of February.

    Prepare to transcend time and space as you accompany Van Gogh on a journey to places where he created many of his timeless masterpieces. Created by Grande Experiences the immersive exhibition showcases 3,000 images that defined him as an artist.

    You can buy tickets here.

    Stick Man - The Lowry

    If you’re not quite ready to let go of the Christmas spirit then there is still time to see Stick Man which finishes at the Lowry this weekend.

    It tells the tale of an unfortunate Stick Man who gets lost while out jogging and is desperate to return to the family tree. The award-winning production, features a trio of actors and is packed full of puppetry, songs, live music and funky moves.

    You can buy tickets here.