Valentine’s Day 2020 in Manchester

If you’re looking for things to do in Manchester this Valentine’s Day, you’ve come to the right place.

Whether you’re out on a friend date, a first date or you’re a well-seasoned couple looking for an excuse to get out and explore Manchester – there’s something going on for everyone.

Valentines Day Manchester

Cocktails at Speak in Code

Speak in Code is a late-night intimate cocktail bar with 1920s New York vibes. Flip through the menu to discover tipples named after Roman Numerals. If you’re looking to impress your loved one with fancy cocktails, this hidden gem jazz-hop bar will do the trick.

Location: Jackson’s Row, M3 3WD

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Valentine’s Cinema at Victoria Baths

The Village Screen pop-up cinema will be transforming the Grade ll* listed Water Palace, Victoria Baths, into a cosy candlelit cinema this Valentine’s Day weekend. Choose from a screening of Tarantino’s masterpiece, True Romance, or opt for something a little lighter with the romcom, Bridesmaids.

Location: Chorlton-on-Medlock, M13 0FE

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Radical Relationships Tour at the People’s History Museum

If you’re into day dates, this one-off ‘Radical Relationships’ tour may be the one for you. Discover more about love stories in history – a perfect lunch date for romantic radicals.

Location: Left Bank, Spinningfields, M3 3ER

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Junkyard Golf is Sharing the Love

Fancy sharing the love on the golf course this Valentine’s Day? On Feb 14th, Junkyard Golf is sending 100% of all ticket proceeds to Love Support Unite, a grassroots charity helping to break the cycle of poverty in Malawi.

As always at Junkyard, there are three golf courses to choose from, old school booze served up in red party cups and fairground style snacks at the bar- what more could you want?

Location: First Street, Manchester

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Live Music at Matt and Phreds

As the great bard said himself, “If music be the food of love, play on.”  This Valentine’s Day, Matt and Phreds Jazz Club will have two sittings for the wonderful Black Sheikhs. Expect popular songs dressed up in the snazzy rags of the jazz era.

Location: Oldham Street, Northern Quarter

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Love at First Bite at Vero Moderno

You might not be jetting off to Italy this Valentine’s day, but you can certainly get a taste of one of the most romantic destinations in the world. Forget your bog-standard carbonara and lasagne – Vero Moderno serves up classic dishes with a contemporary twist.

Location: Chapel Street, Salford

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Ainscow Hotel Valentine’s Day Package

If you’re planning an overnight stay in Manchester this Valentine’s Day, don’t miss out on our exclusive Valentine’s Day package.

For a complimentary upgrade to one of our Deluxe Rooms, use the promo code ‘Val20’ when booking. Also included: a bottle of prosecco on arrival, rose petals and a luxury chocolate and lollipop from local chocolatiers, Cocoa Cabana. And no, we’re not stopping there, we’ll also treat you both to a Full English Breakfast (veggie options available) in the morning AND late check-out. Now that’s how you do Valentine’s Day.

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