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10 of the best things to see and do in Manchester this October..

Our pick of the best things happening in and around Manchester in October.

Don’t hibernate indoors this month. October in Manchester means autumn is here and the city is full of fun things to do.

There’s Halloween to look forward too, which means the rooftop monster invasion will be back and Screamfields over on Spinningfields will be hosting a Halloween spooktacular.

October in Manchester is also the time of MCR Fashion Festival, and let’s not forget the aptly named Oktoberfest down over on Albert Square. Living legend Cher is paying us a visit, and there’s an eagerly-awaited orchestral rendition of Kanye West’s greatest album over at the O2 Ritz.

Get a load of our guide to the best events, things to do and cultural happenings in Manchester throughout October 2019 – and a Spooky Pooch fancy dress comp thrown in for good measure.