Sun’s Out

It’s summertime, and the living is easy with JLife’s top indoor and outdoor events for this coming season…



Hit Parade
Manchester Day is back on 19th June with a full spectacle of exciting activities for families to get involved in across the city. Enjoy the sunshine and watch the parade, chow down on some delicious food and experience some stunning performances in recognition of the Mancunian community.


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Get Festive
Parklife is for all the music lovers out there who enjoy a jam-packed array of artists all in one place. From 11th – 12th June, Heaton Park will see the likes of Sigma, Ice Cube, Years & Years and Jess Glynne hitting the main stage, along with artists Craig David, The Chemical Brothers and Bastille.


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Jazz It Up
Manchester Jazz Festival returns this year and will feature new jazz artists across the North West. Taking place between 22nd– 31st July, the festival champions original music from the UK jazz scene. Venues across the city will once again be filled with music. Be sure to check out Albert Square for live music in the sun!



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Refreshing Change
A brand new summer festival is hitting Manchester in Albert Square from 1st– 5th June, where visitors can enjoy German or Dutch delicacies and sample the finest European beers. There will also be a play area for the kids, plus, there will be an exclusive VIP area for wine and beer connoisseurs.



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The success of conventions where comic book and film and TV aficionados meet like-minded fans has grown exponentially in recent years. The Film & Comic Con in Bolton at USB Bolton Arena promises to bring together much-loved stars from TV and film for fan photo shoots, panels and autograph sessions. Actresses including Margot Kidder and Bonnie Langford will be attending on 2nd and 3rd July, so get your ticket soon!