What’s on in Manchester this weekend 6-8 May: things to do from bottomless brunch to theatre

From, a brand new motorcycle festival to seeing the Terrible Tudors live on stage at Stockport Plaza, we’ve put together a what’s on video guide to some of the best events to enjoy in the city-region this weekend.
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Celebration in honour of Hindu Guru

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Ashton-under-Lyne is bringing together members of the community for an inspiring four-day festival from Thursday 5 May to Sunday 8 May to commemorate the birth centenary of His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj.

The event will include insightful talks, video shows, traditional Indian folk dance and devotional singing presented by swamis from India along with performers of various ages from across the country.

You can find out more information here.

Mancunia Motorcycle

A brand-new festival filled with all things motorcycle themed is coming to Manchester city centre this week.

Being held at Depot Mayfield from Friday 6 May until Sunday 8 May, the Mancunia Motorcycle festival aims to showcase the very best of UK custom motorcycles alongside major manufacturers served with local coffee, beer and a number of BBQs.

There will be opportunity to ‘ride before you buy’, an indoor electric zone, as well as a host of stunning bike displays.

You can find out more information including how to book tickets here.

Horrible Histories presents Terrible Tudors - Stockport Plaza

Prepare yourselves for Terrible Tudors live on stage this Saturday 7 May.

From the Horrible Henries to the end of evil Elizabeth, there’s plenty of history to delve into at Stockport Plaza.

You’ll be able to find out the fate of Henry’s headless wives and his punch up with the Pope, meet Bloody Mary and see Ed fall dead in his bed! Survive the Spanish Armada as they launch their attack - it’s a history performance with the nasty bits left in.

You can find out more information including how to book tickets here.

Bez’s Bottomless Bingo Brunch

One of Manchester’s best loved party heroes Bez is transforming Escape to Freight Island into a rave fuelled bottomless bingo brunch.

Taking place on Saturday 7 May, the brunch includes an hour of bottomless drinks alongside a street food dish of your choice from any of Escape’s traders.

There will also be a host of comedians, dancers, singers and DJs to keep guests entertained as well as the main man himself.

You can find out more information including how to book tickets here.