Category: community news

didsbury car show 2018

Calling all petrol heads, the Didsbury Car Show rolls into town next month and promises to be a fun fuelled day out for all the family to enjoy! A superb event in the Didsbury calendar, the car show was first held within the leafy settings of Didsbury Park in 2010 and returns in July for its ninth year running here in the village. This year’s theme is cars with character so we can expect to see interesting entries from vintage sports cars to modern day classics, with the event organisers making space to accommodate up to 300 cars. This is a great opportunity to get together with the family and enjoy an afternoon in the sunshine seeing some fantastic classic and vintage cars, monies raised at the event goes to the very worth while Oxfam UK Poverty Programme, helping local people. Schduled to begin at 11am on Sunday 8th July at Didsbury Park, registration for exhibitors is now open, for further details click;

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didsbury guitar trail

If you’re stuck for plans on a Sunday, why not take a leisurely stroll over to Fletcher Moss Gardens and enjoy the Guitar Trails taking place on 22nd July throughout the afternoon in the Gardens. This popular event returns for its 10th year here in Didsbury where musicians of all ages and skill level set up and play guitar music with family and friends in the landscape gardens. Head over to the Didsbury Map Events Guide for more information on this event!

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old parsonage garden party

Join in the community spirit this summer and visit the Old Parsonage Gardens for their open Garden Party!

Being held on Sunday 15th July between 11:30am – 4:30pm this is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy a relaxed afternoon in the gardens whilst catching up with friends and neighbours. There will be a selection of hot cold food & drinks available from artisan traders, family garden activities and a raffle. From 12 noon visitors can enjoy music from the Gallery Choir and other local budding musicians, for further information take a look at:

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Fuzion 100 Manchester Trophy


10th June – 17th June

The Northern Tennis & Squash Club

For seven days in summer, Didsbury goes tennis-mad when this world-class women’s tournament comes to The Northern. The Fuzion 100 Manchester Trophy is a world-class women’s tournament held at The Northern Lawn Tennis Club and has previously been voted Manchester’s event of the year.

The quality of the club’s grass courts have often found it referred to as ‘the Wimbledon of the North’, the title of a book written in 1981 to celebrate 100 years at The Northern.

Throughout its history, The Northern Lawn Tennis Club has held international tennis events, attracting players such as John McEnroe, Pete Sampras, Stefan Edberg, Fred Perry, Jimmy Connors, Billie-Jean King, and Margaret Court.

For more information, tickets & the event guide click;

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Your SS18 M20 Wardrobe

Didsbury’s thriving high-street is home to a growing number of individual and bang on trend independent fashion boutiques, so if its time to update your wardrobe for SS18 why not shop local and enjoy an eclectic selection of women’s and men’s fashion right on your doorstep. Here’s our top picks;

Bond Fashion, Wilmslow Road, Didsbury village – shop their latest looks at

The edit, Wilmslow Road, Didsbury village – view their SS18 collection at

Steranko, Burton Road, West Didsbury – shop their latest Women’s & Men’s styles at

Mcqueen Independent, Wilmslow Road, Didsbury village – new Womens & Mens edits now landed at

Remember to check out our Enjoy Local page and call in to one of our high street branches to collect your key tag, entitling you to exclusive offers & incentives with local retailers. Happy shopping!

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The Didsbury Festival

The wait is over as the much-anticipated Didsbury Festival returns this month for the 39th year running, one of village’s largest and most popular community event in the Didsbury calendar. Taking place on Saturday 16th June the festival brings residents, family and friends together come rain or shine, whilst raising money local concerns.

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Welcome to Frances

Welcome to Frances who has joined our busy Didsbury team as a Saturday Negotiator.

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your new look expo lounge reopens

Expo lounge has long been one of the high street’s most popular café bars and eateries and is currently undergoing an exciting cosmetic refurbishment for Spring/Summer 2018. The overhaul will see the venue’s front sun terrace transformed, revised décor schemes and new furniture pieces which build on the brand’s trademark eclectic and vintage styles. Eccentric wall art and murals give a nod to the area’s history and local community spirit.

Lounging is set to resume late April, where we can expect to find a fabulous array the tasty eats and drinks all served in a relaxed and family friendly environment. Click the link below for menus and more

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Free industry guidance to help landlords with Electrical Safety

New ‘Home Safety Guidance’ has been released by the Electrical Safety Roundtable (ESR) to help landlords meet their obligations and ensure that tenants’ lives are not put in danger due to unsafe accommodation.

When electrical wires were recently found exposed in a private rental property in Luton, the local authority decided to investigate further and found that the house’s electricity meter had been tampered with and fire detection systems were not in place.

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