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Looking for fun things to do in Manchester at night? This diverse city has an array of events and activities all accessible from the train.

Whether you’re a student, hip hop fan, indie lover or anything in between, why not travel by train and soak up Manchester at night. Students can spend Tuesday nights in Manchester at Tiger Tiger, Indie lovers can squeeze in a singalong at The Venue on a Friday night and dance lovers can rejoice thanks to Lazy Lizard in The Printworks.

If you’d rather put your dancing shoes away and swap a mid-week cocktail for a mid-week activity, Northern has you covered.


Mini golf – with a difference

Why not enjoy a night of mini golf in Manchester? Have a go at Junkyard Golf just a ten-minute walk from Victoria Station. Home to 9-hole crazy golf courses created from pre-loved and reclaimed junk, groups can be putt through their paces Monday – Sunday with a UV garage, scrapyard slides, circus freaks and jungle bathtubs bringing golf to life. Find more information about Junkyard Golf here.



Ping pong

Take a walk to the famous Northern Quarter and enjoy a game of mid-week ping pong in Manchester. Open seven days a week, Twenty Twenty Two is a unique bar and ping pong room in the heart of the Northern Quarter, just ten minutes on foot from Manchester Victoria station. Pick up a paddle and take in the unique venue, designed to be a blank canvas, artists take influence from the city itself and redesign the walls several times a year. Find out what’s on at Twenty Twenty Two here.



Looking for a challenge?

For those after a spot of action packed brain training, visit one of the many escape rooms Manchester has to offer. Put yourself to the test at Breakout Manchester, open all week and suitable for all types of groups, players must solve a series of puzzles, find clues and escape the room within a set time limit. Try your hand in the detective office for some mid-week mystery. Find more information about Breakout Manchester here. For more traditional brain training, put pen to paper at a pub quiz in Manchester. If you’re looking for something more than a standard pub quiz, head down to the Northern Quarter’s, Odd Bar where you can take part in their Quizimodo night - held every Wednesday.

Photo credit: Breakout, Manchester

A fondue with a difference

For foodies looking for something a little different, we’ve got Sunday nights and Monday nights in Manchester covered. Visit Bock Bière Café on a Sunday or Monday for the Bock Roast Fondue, available midday – 8pm. If you’re asking, ‘what’s a Roast Fondue’? it’s exactly that; Grab your slow cooked beef brisket, roast potatoes, waffle style Yorkshire puds, seasonal veg and dip in a pan of rich red wine gravy lava, we seriously recommend you give it a try. Book a table at Bock Bière Café here.



Palace Theatre

If the Manchester theatre scene is something you would like to explore, why not give Manchester’s historic Palace Theatre a visit. With a calendar of the best live music, West-End musicals, comedy and concerts, why not book your tickets for the Palace Theatre Manchester here and experience this prestigious venue for yourself.