Your guide to what's on in Manchester for St Patrick's weekend

Your guide to what's on in Manchester for St Patrick's weekend

Your guide to what's happening this weekend in Manchester for the city's St Patrick's Day celebrations.

Friday, March 14

Zacc Rogers live at Hennigans

Hennigans Sports Bar, Levenshulme, 9pm, Free Event

Live Music with The Mighty Quinn

Lounge Ceol , 10pm, Free Entry

Phil Rogerson / Jimmy Docherty

Waxy O'Connor's,5pm, Free Event

Grand St Patrick's Dance with New Silver Dollar

Join New Silver Dollar and Special Guests at this special St Patrick's Dance.

Eccles Town Hall, 7:30pm, Tickets £5 or reserved tables of 8 for £32.

St Patrick’s Day Party

Evening featuring Irish band The House Devils, with Irish stew served to fuel the dancing.

Cheshire Conference and Events (Edgeley Park), Stockport. 7pm- 1am (last entry 8:00pm).

St Patrick's Weekend Blues Night with Zac Rogers

Levevenshulme's well-known blues guitarist Zacc Rogers headlines to kick start the St Patrick's weekend.

Hennigans Sports Bar, Levenshulme, 8pm, Free Event


The Lowry, Salford Quays, 8pm, Tickets £19.50 (includes £2 booking fee)

A Taste of Ireland - Food Special

Farmers Arms, Burnage, 6pm

'Rocket' Ronnie's Friday Night Irish Sing-a-long!

The Union Inn, Levenshulme 9pm, Free Event

Party Music and Irish themed Karaoke

Farmers Arms, Burnage, 9pm, Free Event

Irish Clubland with Tom 'Diddly' Dee!

M19 Bar & Venue, Levenshulme, 10:00pm

Admission is free in before 11pm and  £2 after


Saturday, March 15

Naked confessions of a recovering Catholic 

Featuring comic Terry Christian.

Chorlton Irish Club, 17 High Ln, Manchester. 7pm. £10.

St Mary's GAA Irish Family Night

St Marys Parish Centre, Levenshulme ,8pm, Tickets £2

St Patrick's weekend Brunch

The best meal of the day and live entertainment

Abbey House Hotel, Barrow in Furness, 12pm, Advance Ticket £7

St Patrick’s weekend Family Fun Day

Bouncy Castles, DJ Jimmy from King of the Castle Entertainment, food, disco, Irish dancing displays

Chorlton Irish Club, 1pm, Tickets £5

Toss the Feathers with Special Guests

St Kentigerns Irish Club, Fallowfield , 7:30pm, Tickets £20.00 available from St Kentigerns.

The Velvet Tinkers plus DJ

Waxy O'Connor's, Manchester, 8pm (DJ at 10pm), Free event.


Lively Irish band playing the very best of traditional Irish tunes and ballads.

The Union Inn, Levenshulme, 9:30pm, Free Event

St Patrick's Eve with Nicky McCallan

The Union Inn, Levenshulme, 3pm, Free Event

Live Music with Achill Sound from 10pm

Lounge Ceol , 2pm, Free

Grace Kelly and Debbie Garvey: The big session

Trad Night with Grace Kelly / Debbie Garvey. Bring your own instrument and join in!

Bridge Inn, Sale, 7pm, Free event

Live Music with Outer Limits

Cover band based in Stockport

Farmers Arms, Burnage,  9pm

Raglan Road

The Shamrock Irish Bar, 9:30pm

Sunday, March 16


Parade Party with Green Clover Clover and Commotion featuring Richard Sanderson

Cracking post-parade live entertainment.

O’Sheas, Central Manchester, 10:15am, Free event.

Post Parade Party with 'The Doc'

The weekly Karaoke Sunday Afternoon at the Farmers takes a green twist. 'The Doc' will be there to welcomes Festival-goers fresh from the parade.

Farmers Arms, Burnage , 4:00pm. Free event.

New Silver Dollar

The Shamrock Irish Bar, 4:00pm

Liffey Street and the Irish Rovers

Brian Roebuck, described as one of Ireland’s finest balladeers, performs a lively set with his Liffey Street band.

The Horseshoe, Levenshulme, 4:00pm

'Rocket' Ronnie's St Patrick's Eve Sing-a-long!

'The Rocket' counts down the hours to St Patrick's Day with his raucous Irish Karaoke and Disco.

The Union Inn, Levenshulme, 6:00pm, Free Event.

Grace Kelly and Debbie Garvey

Trad Night with Grace Kelly and Debbie Garvey, two of Manchester's finest traditional musicians with guests.

Bridge Inn, Sale, 7pm, Free Event.

St Patrick's Day Parade Party

Chorlton Irish Club opens its doors all day for club sport, music and celebrating.

Admission is free until 10pm, Tickets £ 5 after 10pm.

Chorlton Irish Club,  3pm

Farmer Dan and his band

Gig by Farmer Dan (aka Barry Doyle) is well-known in the Irish Country music scene

St Kentigerns Irish Club, Fallowfield , 4pm, Tickets £10

The Johnny Cash Story  

Starring Cash Tribute artist Roger Dean and his band The Lazy Boys. There will be all the Cash hits plus you can bet on hearing Forty Shades of Green (which Cash penned in 1959 after touring in Ireland).

The Lowry, Salford Quays, 7pm, Tickets £18.50

Adam Kelly

Singer/songwriter Adam Kelly plays an intimate gig

Farmers Arms, Burnage, 8pm, Free Event

St Patrick's Day Parade Tea Dance in aid of The Christie's

St Marys Parish Centre, Levenshulme , 12:30pm, admission: £5 donation to The Christies Cancer Hospital

St Patrick’s Day Parade Breakfast
Includes full Irish breakfast, an exclusive private bar, live music and dancing.

The Midland Hotel, Peter St.  11am. £20/£10.

Quare Craic
Kieran Cunningham and Éimear Bradley perform

Chorlton Irish Club, 17 High Ln, Manchester. 2pm. Free.

St Patrick’s Parade Party

The Last Drop play at Chorlton Irish Club, 17 High Ln, Manchester. 8pm.

Free entry before 10pm.

Monday 17th March 2014


St Patrick's Day session

Live music in the lounge, food and  bar open all day

Chorlton Irish Club,12pm , Free entry

St Patrick's Day Special with Nicky McCallan and Friends

Monday 17th March 2014

The Union Inn, Levenshulme, 3pm

St Patrick's Day Special

Phil Rogerson plays an outdoor gig in 5pm in The Pump Yard, The Velvet Tinkers play inside with Quare Craic  on stage at 7pm and a DJ from 10pm

Waxy O'Connor's, Manchester , 5pm

Joe Casserley's Last Drop

St Kentigerns Irish Club, Fallowfield , 7pm, Tickets £10

Suzie Q's Irish Quiz

Brush up on your Irish (and general knowledge for Suzie Q’s quiz.

Hennigans Sports Bar, Levenshulme, 7pm

Farmer's St Patrick's Day Special

What a day, Tony and the team at the Farmers have planned. With sport, great food and music to celebrate the big day!

Farmers Arms, Burnage, 11am,  Free Event

St Patrick's Day Party at O'Sheas

Great atmosphere guaranteed with live music from 12pm. Tickets £5 from the bar.

O Sheas, Central Manchester from 12pm

St Patrick's Day Special at the Horseshoe

Live music from 5pm with a top local, Irish band.

The Horseshoe, Levenshulme

Hennigan's Hooley with Dave Hennigan and Friends

Annual hooley with competitions, live music, dancers and plenty of craic!

M19 Bar & Venue, Levenshulme, from 3pm

Paudie O'Shea

The Shamrock Irish Bar, 7pm

Mayo Mary's Irish Megamix

The Union Inn, Levenshulme, 8pm