Moving to a new place can be tough on its own without having to add a totally new social life into the mix. Thankfully, if you end up moving to festive and exciting Manchester, England (and that would be Manchester, United Kingdom, not New England) then you can rest at ease because meeting new people here can actually be a breeze!
Get a little festive!
Manchester, England is known for several things- and one of their most famous attributes are the fabulous festivals that take place year round. Manchester’s most well-known festival, the Manchester International Festival is their biggest festival of the year. This festival actually only takes place once every two years but if it’s around during your stay in Manchester it’s an opportunity that you won’t want to miss! The Manchester International Festival lasts for twenty-one days and features major international artists from around the world.
If you happen to miss the Manchester International Festival, have no fear; several opportunities to meet new people occur through the Manchester Festivals throughout the year that meet your interests. If you’re into music and are looking to meet more musically inclined individuals the Manchester Jazz Festival, Festwich (end of July) or the Flying Solo Festival (beginning of May) are two of the area’s hottest annual music festivals.
If you’re more of a literary buff, the Manchester Literary Festival in October might be more appealing to you. The German Bierfest in Manchester at the beginning of June is a great social event for meeting new people or even for just a good time. Manchester features a variety of festivals and opportunities for all of your interests. To view a more detailed list of the festivals of Manchester. visit this website!
Put on your RED and get READY
Europe is a hotspot destination for work or vacation for many reasons- the culture, the art, the history, the romance….and, of course, the sports! One of the finest aspects of European culture is football (soccer) and if you are in Manchester then you are in the heart of one of England’s finest football cities. Get your red shirt on and get ready to go. Manchester United play their matches at Old Trafford in Greater Manchester, but if you have a hard time scoring match tickets there are always other things going on to celebrate the matches at the local pubs which can make for a much easier atmosphere for meeting people. A fellow fan is a friend indeed.
And of course…
There are tons of other unique activities to do in Manchester like take a boat ride, visit the Quays, or check out the museums but when it comes to meeting people Manchester is also famous for its several unique pubs. In Manchester, and any other city of England, the after work pubs are a hotspot for both men and women. Checking out the popular and local pubs can pose as a way to make new friends both male and female.
Some of the best pubs in Manchester include The King’s Arms in Salford, The Marble Arch in Miles Platting and the outdoor terrace of Chorlton, The Parloud (just to name a few). These are only some of the several unique pubs that Manchester has to offer to help you meet new people. When visiting the pubs of Manchester, not only will the drinks and the people captivate your mind but the architecture of their historic Victorian style buildings and pubs will keep you experiencing the true vibrant culture that the pubs of Manchester have to offer.