It’s that time of year to celebrate all things love – Valentine’s Day. Whether you are a fan of the whole concept or not, it is a great reason to spend some quality time with your partner! Whatever your idea of a great date night, we have got Valentine’s Day ideas in Manchester covered. From afternoon tea to classical music. Take a look at our top ideas…
High Tea at Grand Pacific
Grand Pacific is one of the most stunning venues in Manchester City Centre. A hidden gem that feels like a luxurious paradise. With its dark and elegant charm plus exotic decor, it definitely feels like you are somewhere a little bit special. This year Grand Pacific is doing a Valentine’s High Tea filled with exotic savoury bites and decadent sweet treats. High tea here will absolutely make you feel you are indulging in luxury and is the perfect relaxing afternoon treat for you both. Demand is always high at Grand Pacific so be sure to book ahead.
Pop up cinema at Victoria Baths
The Village Screen Pop Up Cinema is coming back to the historic Victoria Baths in time for Valentine’s Day. Set in the old swimming baths, it is the perfect place to enjoy a cinema experience with a difference. You can cosy up and keep warm for a romantic treat. Not only will you get to enjoy the experience of the cinema, but there will also be amazing street food vendors and live music too so you can grab your ideal film night snacks and drinks to make it a night to remember.
Intimate classical music experience
If you fancy something a little more intimate and romantic and have a love of music then why not head down to watch the Candlelight: Valentine’s Day special at the gorgeous Edgar Wood Victoria Park? Enjoy a stunning intimate experience walking into one of Manchester’s historic buildings lit by candlelight, then watch a string quartet play some of the most romantic music live. From classical music pieces including Romeo and Juliet to more contemporary songs from Radiohead, you will find something you absolutely love to hear.
Beer and Pud club at GRUB
If you fancy going for some Valentine’s food but want something a little different, or maybe something that your friends can join too, then this is the one for you. GRUB hosts some fab themed nights and for Valentine’s Day this year, they have a Beer and Pud night. Serving 4 different desserts with 4 locally sourced beers – and they are all vegan friendly too! It’s a relaxed and friendly environment so if you want something more chilled out then this is definitely one for you to try
Paint your partner workshop
Escape to Freight Island has become one of the go-to places in Manchester and this year they have some amazing workshops to get involved in. Cork and Canvas will be hosting a ‘paint your partner’ workshop. Perfect for any budding artists or just if you fancy something a bit different. Get involved and have a great time creating a canvas of your partner to give to them. All materials are provided for you too so all you need to do is turn up and have fun! Plus, you can check out all of the amazing food and drink vendors at the depot too.
Romantic evening cruise
It’s always an idea to take one of the many cruises that are available in Manchester and see the city from a different perspective. This year they are hosting a romantic riverboat cruise from Salford Quays. A lovely, romantic and relaxed way to spend the evening with your partner, or add on to the end of your night after a lovely meal. Plus there will be prosecco on arrival and live music throughout the cruise to keep you entertained as you see Manchester after dark.
Whatever your plans are for Valentine’s Day, Galentine’s or Palentine’s Day you will definitely find something exciting to do in Manchester. Plus there are also lots of amazing restaurants that will provide a before or after to lots of these activities. Plus you could do these romantic activities any time!
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