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comedy club night

The Didsbury Comedy Club takes place at Didsbury Cricket Club on the first Sunday of every month. Acts who have appeared here include john Bishop, Sarah Millican and Justin Moorhouse to name but a few!

On Sunday 4th September Pat Cahill and Gavin Webster along with MC Andrew Ryan will be performing. Tickets are £7 and doors open at 7pm for a 7.45pm start – it’s advisable to book in advance: 0161 445 5347.

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albert club summer party

After the success of last years Summer Party, Albert Club have decided to host another one this year. Taking place on 27th August 2016 from 7.30pm, this years event has a ‘Vegas and Rat Pack theme’ with a Casino and Cocktail bar, Ranch Buffet BBQ included and Bubbly and Canape’s on arrival.

The Albert Sport and Social club is a great venue tucked away off Old Lansdowne Road in West Didsbury.

This years event would be a great way to kick off the Bank Holiday weekend and includes entertainment from a ‘Vegas style Crooner’ plus a DJ, Bubbles and Canapes on arrival, an outside bar, a Casino and Cocktail bar and includes and Ranch buffet BBQ.

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west didsbury’s makers market

Sunday 31st July sees the next very much talked about West Didsbury Makers’ Market. This market has quickly established itself as a not to be missed monthly event, and you certainly don’t want to miss out on the corker planned for you on the last Sunday of July!

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west didsbury’s steranko summer sale

Recently featured in ‘The Times’ as ‘Boutique of the Week’, Steranko is currently having its summer sale with up to 70% off its unisex gear.

Fashionable but not faddish, contemporary but not clichéd, Steranko is packed with the kind of clothes, shoes and accessories that simply make you feel marvellous, and leave your friends feeling jealous.

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caramello gelato and patisserie

Its always great to see new independent businesses open in Didsbury village, and even better when they are our very own neighbours. After a comprehensive design and development program, Caramello’ is poised to open shortly and has got all our interest peaked.

Selling ice cream and posh bakery products, its going to be hard to resist the smells wafting past our door.

Opening just two doors down from us on Wilmslow road is this exciting new independent venture selling ice cream and pastries has already got our mouths watering.

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outdoor performance of the tempest in fletcher moss botanical gardens

Gather round Heatbreak Productions’ stone circle to meet druids, bards and revellers who will perform a mystical rendition of Shakespeare’s final play, The Tempest.

Running from Friday 22nd until Sunday 24th July in Fletcher Moss, this promises to be a night to remember. Click below for details and to book tickets..

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didsbury comedy club – july 2016

Didsbury Comedy Club has a BUMPER month lined up in Didsbury in July with an extra night on the 17th July. The regular show on Sunday 3rd features Justin Moorhouse and Rob Rouse both doing their new Edinburgh shows.

On Sunday 17th July, resident MC Andrew Ryan is back with his new show which is tipped to make waves in Edinburgh. Alongside him is Adam Rowe who is one of the best comedians to come out of Liverpool. Click for details of prices and where to buy tickets…

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didsbury car show 2016

The annual Didsbury and South Manchester Car and Motorbike show in aid of Francis House takes place for the 7th year in a row in July.

The theme of the show is cars with character and there are always interesting and varied classic cars on display. The 2016 show will be held on Sunday 10th July from 12 – 4pm. Click below for more details….

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didsbury open gardens – sunday 12th june

Gardens…art…and a lovely day out…all for charity.

The Didsbury Open Gardens event will take place on Sunday, 12 June, 2016, and gardens will open their gates between 11.30am and 5.30pm to visitors. This year promises to be another lovely event with gardens old and new and hosts sharing their beautiful planting schemes and lots more with the public.

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didsbury festival 2016

Now into its remarkable 37th year, we are delighted to once again be sponsoring the Didsbury Festival which takes place in Didsbury Park on Saturday 11th June.

It’s a great local event which starts with a procession from St Catherine’s Primary school and heads into Didsbury park for the day’s many stalls and events…

The Arena events include the wonderful children’s dance troop from the village, a varied display of musical talent as well as the chance for you to join in a lively Zumba session!

The procession includes children from all the local schools in Didsbury, as well as the 5th Manchester Boys Brigade band.

All this in addition to the Festival fairground, the annual dog competition and the variety of food and drinks stalls in the Festival café area as well as selected stalls around the park.


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