From decadent debauchery and eventful Easter programmes, to limited edition cocktail menus and where to take your furry friend for Easter Dinner – the city has something for everyone this bank holiday.


Join Albert’s Schloss for five days of glorious bank holiday Easter frolicking, debauchery and indecency. May your Bank Holiday weekend be blessed with fine food, sweet indulgence and table-top dancing, as Manchester’s favourite cook haus and bier palace celebrates the long weekend with an exciting programme of events.

Bringing a fresh new meaning to ‘Thursday is the new Friday’, Schloss are set to kick-off the Easter Weekender with ‘Homegrown’; featuring The Urban Jukebox and DJ sets from Helen K.

An especially Good Friday ‘Friday Frolic’ brings showtime performances – all night long – as Will Mwaniki, Al Turnbull and Albert’s Haus Band fronted by Will & Yemi take to the stage.

Head down on Saturday and revel in the Albert’s Schloss ‘Pleasure Palace’, featuring Ali Fabric Trio and Albert’s Haus Band with Tom & Lisa.

‘Sunday Service Easter style’; join Schloss for a special Retrospekt Takeover on Sunday 17th April, as they kick-off things off with Manchester legend DJ Paulette, and performances from Will Jaquet, before Retrospekt take over the stage with Big Band performances from 7pm and Testify DJ sets from 8pm.

Finally, on Monday it’s time for ‘Back To Mein’, with Rhodri Parry on the decks late into the evening.

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[When cherry blossoms bloom in Japan, people of every age and occupation gather under the trees for Hanami: a time to admire, ponder and celebrate.]

Join Cottonopolis this Easter for a weekend of beautiful blossoms and springtime splendour, as they celebrate Hanami with a specially curated cocktail menu, with drinks inspired by the most colourful season of all.

Sit amongst the cherry blossoms around the venue and leave a message of gratitude in the Hanami envelope, which can be requested from the bar team. Cottonopolis will pick messages of gratitude each week, and gift cocktails, food, bottles of Suntory spirits and more – including the main prize of a table of 6 with a £500 food and drink tab.

Specially curated spring cocktails from The House Of Suntory include:

Kyushu Sup

Toki Whisky, Agave Syrup, Lime, Peychauds, Bitters, Ginger Ale.

Cherry Hanami

Toki Whisky, Sour Cherry, Foamer, Cherry Bitters, Citrus

Tokyo Bloom

Roku Gin or Haku Vodka,  Mancino Sakura Vermouth, Umeshu Mist.

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PERU PERDU – PISCO DISCO // EASTER DINNER WITH YOUR DOGSet within the perfect pink setting, head to Peru Perdu this Friday, and enjoy 2-4-1 on their delicious frozen pisco sour cocktails – available at the restaurant or at the bar.

On Sunday, make your Easter one to remember and bring your dog along to Peru Perdu for a delicious dinner, as when 2 two or more people join the restaurant for a roast, your furry friend will enjoy a mini Easter dinner too.

Crafted with a vibrant Peruvian twist, guests can choose between a Pollo la Brasa Chicken, Picanha Beef or Chimichurri Cauliflower Roast with all the trimmings.

Cocktails to try include a Lavender & Coconut Daiquiri, Kula Negroni, Flamingo of Fantasy, as well as a whole menu of Pervian wines. Finally, Monday sees Peru Perdu serving roast dinners all day – so you can fix that Easter hangover.

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Work / Play / Stay at the Moxy this Easter weekend, as Manchester’s newest neighbourhood hotel and hangout have created the perfect Easter cocktail – with cookie dough.
Introducing the Creme Egg-Spresso Martini: a rich and decadent affair, featuring Red Leg Spiced Rum, Chocolate Liqueur, White Chocolate, Vanilla Cream and Cookie Dough.

A former hat factory in the heart of Manchester’s Spinningfields district, the Moxy is now a bustling party hotel – and the perfect place to ‘lay your hat’ after a night out in the city.

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[‘No-tel’ bar; hotel bar experience – without the hotel.]

Serving up nostalgic ‘classic’ and curated ‘original’ cocktails, Mecanica provides memorable service from an outstanding team. Inspired by the world’s best hotel bars, settle into luxurious, jewel-toned booths this bank holiday; where velvet, brass and industrial touches combine to create an intimate atmosphere.

With a meticulously crafted menu of cocktails, all blended to perfection, Mecanica have today announced a limited edition ‘Hot Cross Bun’ cocktail, especially for the Easter weekend. Featuring Cinnamon Butter washed Bourbon, Pedro Ximénez and Orange Bitters, this is a drink that’s not to be missed.

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