Manchester free gig this weekend
Manchester free gig this weekend

On the night of the riots I remember being on Twitter and suggesting that a big multi venue street party in the northern quarter would be an interesting idea, I was deluged with tweets from people (a lot of them who read this site) wanting to do something and it looks like someone has picked up the idea and run with it.

This weekend there is a two day celebration of a lot of the good stuff about Manchester

Northern Quarter Street Party

Manchester free gig this weekend
Manchester free gig this weekend

Saturday/Sunday Sept 3/4th

Following the recent riots affecting our city, Manchester has come together against anti social behaviour to show the world we are proud and united in our love of the city. The extensive I Love MCR campaign has organised 3 weeks of events across the city for people to show their love for Manchester.

Just turn up at the northern quarter in Manchester’s city centre at midday- there’s loads of cool stuff on…

As part of the campaign the businesses of the Northern Quarter have come together to bring you the N…4 LOVES YOU festival. On the weekend of the 3rd and 4th of September, we are brining the party to the streets of the Northern Quarter. From Midday until 9pm, Thomas Street, Edge Street, Tib Street and Copperas Street will be closed for one big party! There will lots of bands like Kid British and Sonic Boom ^ and I will be the compere- so see you down there…

If you attended the last one, you’ll know what to expect but this one will be twice as big. With 30 acts over the weekend we will be rocking the NQ

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