Seven Sensational Themed Sing-Along Events Happening In Manchester This Year

By Laura O'Neill

Calling all dancing, singing, musical-loving queens!

We love a themed sing-along event, not just for the fancy dress opportunities, but because they’re a safe space where we can embrace our musical obsessions and sing our hearts out, judgment-free! Read on for six fabulous sing-alongs happening right here in Manchester this year.

1. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (July 20)

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Don’t dream it, be it. A secret city centre venue will host a sing-along special of the B-movie-referencing, time-warping, cinematic musical extravaganza, complete with bottomless drinks and popcorn.

Rocky Horror fans will be able to heckle, cheer and sing their way through the cult favourite. And the best part? It’s fancy dress! Click here to get your ticketsSecret city-centre location.

2. Mamma Mia 2 (August 3)

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Gimme! Gimme! Gimme another glass of bottomless fizz! Due to phenomenal demand, another date has been added for the best sing-along experience this side of Greece. On August 3 Abba fans will be able to watch Mamma Mia 2 in an immersive environment, with free drink flowing throughout the whole film and bottomless popcorn available in five tasty flavours.

The event which will take place in a secret city-centre location, which will be transformed into a quaint Greek taverna where each guest will be treated to a private table with waiter service for the duration of the film, while they belt out those plate-smashing pop classics. Fancy dress is highly encouraged so grab those floaty dresses and polish off those boat shoes, go full dancing queen or come as a disco diva. Get your tickets here. Secret city-centre location.

3. Mary Poppins (August 23)

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This plan is practically perfect in every way! Come watch Mary Poppins the musical in an immersive environment, with free-flowing drinks during the whole movie and bottomless popcorn in five beautiful flavours.

So start practising, because you’ll be singing supercallifragilisticexpialidocious in no time! What else could you want? Click here to get ticketsSecret city-centre location.


4. Bohemian Rhapsody (September 21)

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Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Actually, it’s both! The Bohemian Rhapsody sing-along screening of our dreams is coming to Manchester.

Queen fans will be able to watch the hit film in an immersive environment, with (you guessed it) bottomless drinks and unlimited popcorn throughout the screening. The event will take place in a secret location in Manchester city centre, which will be transformed into a Freddie Mercury-inspired paradise (minus the naked waiters and blokes biting the heads off live chickens). Get your tickets hereSecret city-centre location.

5. Grease (November 2)

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The T-Birds and the Pink Ladies will descend on Manchester in November for a sing-along screening of the iconic musical, Grease!

Take a trip back to the (80’s does) 50’s for the immersive screening which will include free-flowing drinks throughout the film, bottomless popcorn and table service. Fancy dress is highly encouraged so grab your leather jacket, dust off your poodle skirt and get ready to sing along to one of the greatest soundtracks of all time. Click here to get your ticketsSecret city-centre location.

6. Hairspray (December 7)

You Can’t Stop The Beat as this sing-along screening of Hairspray comes speeding into Manchester. There’ll be free-flowing drinks during the whole movie and bottomless popcorn in five beautiful flavours. So put on your dancing shoes and get ready to sing some smashing pop hits. Get your tickets here.

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