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Special Events in Manchester Bars

Whether it be wine tasting or Champagne evenings, whisky tasting or real ale nights, cocktail masterclasses or charity fund raisers, product launches or celebration parties, there's nearly always something going on in Manchester to keep drinkers happy.
Why not join one of the many organised pub crawls which visit the city's hidden and historic drinking houses, or follow a route once trod by Manchester's most famous sons and daughters.
And after you've supped up the city's history, why not enter one of the many pub quizzes in Manchester.
Below, we've rounded up the upcoming special events...
 
 
 
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Cocktail Classes in Manchester Bars

Learn to shake, stir or mix at many of the fabulous cocktail masterclasses in Manchester. Ideal for birthday parties and corporate team building events, this is a great way to explore Manchester's best cocktail bars.

 
 
 
 
COCKTAIL MASTERCLASS

From Margarita's to Mai Tai's, White Ladies to Whisky Sours, be guided through a maze of ingredients and instructions, mixing tutorial with demonstrations whilst tantalising your taste buds with all the tricks of the trade. Learn the history of each cocktail, enjoy a selection of canapés and take home an information pack with recipes

~ By request (min 10 / max ? people) ~
Price: £49.50 per person (including canapes)
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Piccadilly Lounge Manchester
 
 
 
SHAKE IT UP COCKTAIL CLASS

Indulge in cocktail making heaven by spending an afternoon or evening with a fabulous cocktail mixologist, who will take you through the history of cocktail making, teach you how to make your favourite cocktails and even let you mix your own at the bar! All of this and the chance to dine on a medley of Hard Rock's signature dishes.

~ By request (min ? / max ? people) ~
Price: £? per person
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Hard Rock Cafe Manchester
 
 
 
COCKTAIL SCHOOL

Whether its mojitos or martinis, margaritas or a Mai Tai, learn to concoct four classic cocktails with the flair and finesse of a pro. Award-winning batender, Tom Lloyd, leads you through the maze of instructions and ingredients, providing you with the history of each cocktail and teaches you to mix, muddle, and shake, including a special set of recipe cards to take home with you.

~ By request (max 12 people) ~
Price: £30 per person (every 6th person free)
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Obsidian Bar Manchester
 
 
 
COCKTAIL MASTER CLASS

Take advantage of the exclusive opportunity to stand alongside some of Manchester's most innovative mixologists as you stir and shake your way to your own signature cocktail. Great for birthday parties and special occasions or to simply add a little flavour to your night out.

~ By request (max ? people) ~
Price: £30 per person
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Manchester235 Casino Manchester
 
 
 
COCKTAIL MASTER CLASS

Learn how to mix and shake like a professional at this educational and fun Cocktail Master Class. Learn about the history and ingredients of the best drinks around together with the techniques and tricks in making these fabulous drinks. Each weekly lesson is themed around a specific liquor. Private master classes also available.

~ Every Saturday (max ? people) ~
Price: £25 per person (or £35 with brunch)
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Second Floor Bar at Harvey Nichols Manchester
 
 
 
COCKTAIL CLASSES

Stuck for a party idea or maybe your staff are in need of a new experience? Spend 2 to 3 hours with Bacchanalia's bartenders learning about the history of each cocktail, demonstrating flair and teaching you the skills of the modern bartender and all whilst you're sipping mouth watering creations

~ By request (min ? / max ? people) ~
Price: £25 per person including buffet
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Bacchanalia Manchester
 
 
 
COCKTAIL SCHOOL

Apotheca teach you the culinary art of making 4 to 5 cocktails taking you on a journey to the world of amber nectar. Hear a little about the history of cocktails, followed by a brief introduction to the different methods for making each one. Finally the real fun starts as you trade places with your teacher to make your own creations.

~ By request (min 5 / max 15 people) ~
Price: £20 per person
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Apotheca Northern Quarter Manchester
 
 
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Pub Quiz Nights in Manchester Bars

Do you want to test your knowledge against like minded clever clogs or prove you know more useless trivia than anybody else? If so, the following pub quizzes in Manchester may just be for you...
 
 
 
 
QUIZIMODO

It’s 81.5% better than all other pub quizzes...!!!??**!!! Experience the madness that is Quizimodo at Odd every Wednesday - expect the Countdown board and a singing and acting round.

~ 8pm Every Wednesday ~
Price: ?
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Odd Manchester
 
 
 
QUIZ WEDNESDAY

The quiz at the popular sci-fi, movie and TV theme bar in the Northern Quarter is, as you'd expect, themed around TV, film, music and general knowledge. There's a knockout round, prizes for the winners & runners-up plus a big money rollover round.

~ 8pm Every Wednesday ~
Price: ?
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TV21 Manchester
 
 
 
QUIZIMODO

As if science and fun had a baby...!!!??**!!! Experience the madness that is Quizimodo every Wednesday at Oddest in Chorlton, with amazing prizes.

~ 8pm Every Wednesday ~
Price: £1 per person
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Oddest Chorlton Manchester
 
 
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Upcoming Special Events in Manchester Bars

Whether it be wine or whisky tasting, pub crawls or product launch parties, there's always something going on in Manchester including the following events...
 
 
 
 
A TRIBUTE TO GREASE

Enjoy a tribute to the movie, Grease, with a cocktail, dinner and live show at Manchester 235 casino, Prizes for the best fancy dress costume

~ Friday 25th March 2011 ~
Price: £19.50 per person
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Manchester 235 Chinese New Year
 
 
 
HIDDEN MANCHESTER PUB WALK

Far from the madding crowds are the back-street boozers, twilight alehouses and tucked-away taverns where serious thinking and drinking sets the world to rights. Take a guided walk around Manchester's hidden pubs

~ Weds 30th March, 6pm ~
Price: £6 per person
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Manchester Pub Walks
 
 
THE LOST PUBS OF MANCHESTER WALK

The original Rovers Return: gone. The Seven Stars: gone. The Slip Inn, where Charlie Chaplin chaffed: gone. Don’t worry, plenty survive, so mix your drinks with tales of taverns taken by time at those that now take their place on this pub crawl with New Manchester Walks

~ Weds 6th April, 6pm ~
Price: £6 per person
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Manchester Pub Walks
 
 
 
SWINGING SIXTIES NIGHT

Enjoy a 1960's night, with a cocktail, dinner and live show at Manchester 235 casino. There's a learn to play session and a welcome drink on arrival plus prizes for the best fancy dress costume

~ Friday 8th April 2011 ~
Price: £21.50 per person
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Manchester 235 Chinese New Year
 
 
 
OLD SALFORD PUB WALK

Up and down Chapel Street, in and out of the Eagle... and maybe the King's Arms, The Oxford and The Crescent to drink in tales of fervent Victorian vegetarian vicars, Ewan MacColl and Love on the Dole from New Manchester Walks

~ Weds 13th April, 6pm ~
Price: £6 per person
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Manchester Pub Walks
 
 
 
WINE FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Icon VIP Room hosts an exclusive evening of wine tasting in association with Bibendum Wines. Offering their wine expertise, Bibendum will guide you through a wide selection of whites, reds, roses and sparkling wines, each served with cheese. This is a great night for informal networking opportunities.

~ Weds 20th April 20th, 6pm ~
Price: £20 per person
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Manchester235 Casino Manchester
 
 
 
BOHO LITERARY PUB WALK

An Ale of Two Cities. The ghosts of Anthony Burgess, Brendan Behan and Thomas De Quincy haunt the barstools and taprooms of many a Manchester tavern. Hear their tales on this Manchester pub walk

~ Weds 20th April 20th, 6pm ~
Price: £6 per person
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Manchester Pub Walks
 
 
 
ROYAL WEDDING CELEBRATIONS

Celebrate the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton at one of the many parties and events in Manchester on the Bank Holiday weekend. We've rounded up all the best Royal Wedding events and offers in Manchester bars

~ Friday 29th April 2011 ~
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