CitySuites Blog

Looking for things you can do during your stay? Check out our blogs below. We update this page regularly, so don't miss out!


12 Of Manchester's Unmissable September Event Lineup


With Autumn rolling in, it's fair to say that lots of people are looking for ways to spend their days while the kids are away.

If you're one of those people, don't worry. We've selected the 12 most anticipated events happening during September! 


We'll be rolling out events regarding all Autumn months, so please keep an eye out.

September is the start of Autumn. As the amber leaves start gracing the trees this season, there's no better way to spend your days than with a definitive, signature stay at CitySuites. Whether it's a stay during the weekend, or a booking for an extended stay, rest assured our private apartments will deliver exceptional services.

What's On? Things To Do This September In Manchester


A Fleetwood Mac Party

  • The Blues Kitchen, Manchester
  • 1st September, 7pm
  • £13.75

Blues Kitchen in Spinningfields is hosting a Fleetwood Mac Party, showcasing some of the most iconic songs from their well-known albums. 

Treasured tracks such as "Rhiannon", "Dreams" and "Go Your Own Way" will have you dancing throughout the evening.

Dopamine Land 

  • Manchester Arndale, Manchester City Centre 
  • 1st to 30th September 2023 
  • From £10.50

From "Pools of Joy" to "Pillow Fights", Dopamine Land is an incredible experience that immerses guests into a multisensory adventure. 

Dopamine Land is a museum that directs limitless imagination of your inner child into reality, creating an unforgettable experience for both children and adults. 

Tom Allen: Absolutely

  • The Stockport Plaza, Stockport
  • 1st September, 8pm
  • £23.00 (Standard)

Join one of Britain's comedic gems, Tom Allen, in his Tom Allen: Absolutely tour - visiting Manchester this September! 

The laugh-out-loud comedian has been featured in various British TV shows such as 8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, British Bake Off and Would I Lie To You. 

Top Concerts & Gigs To Watch Out In September 


Arlo Parks 

  • Manchester Academy, Manchester
  • 8th September, 7pm
  • From £28.75

Arlo Parks is coming to Manchester this September. Bringing an authentic style and genre, as well as lyrical depth in her performances, Arlo Parks has been one of the upcoming young artists in our generation, with a huge cultural impact in the music industry.

Tickets now sold out!

Boyce Avenue

  • O2 Ritz, Manchester
  • 1st September, 6:30pm
  • From £28.75

YouTube-famous and world-renowned band from Florida "Boyce Avenue" are delivering their melodic rock sound and acoustic flavour to audiences in Manchester. 

Playing at O2 Ritz this September, Boyce Avenue will bring a tremendous, atmospheric scene for those attending. 

Tickets now sold out! 


  • AO Arena
  • 24th and 30th September, varying times
  • £42.50

Back with more than a bang, Busted is playing in Manchester this September at AO Arena.

With over 5 million records worldwide, countless awards and top-hit number-one singles, Busted has been a staple of nostalgic music within Britain. 

Tickets are now sold out!

Shania Twain

  • AO Arena Manchester
  • 25th September, 7:30pm
  • £97.50

Another beloved artist is making their way into Manchester's streets! 

Shania Twain is also performing at AO Arena this September. Her classical hits include "You're Still The One", "That Don't Impress Me Much" and "Forever And Always", and has been adored by many fans throughout her music career. 

Tickets are now sold out!

Theatre Shows This Month 


LIZZIE The Musical 

  • Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester
  • 1st September to 1st October, varying times
  • £27 (subject to a £1.50 order fee)

Explore the life of Lizzie Borden, accused of murdering her father and stepmother. LIZZIE is described as a true-crime, punk-rock musical that delves into various sensitive topics. 

The musical tells a story of oppression, redemption and madness. Get your tickets and take part in the Lizzie's story.



  • Opera House Manchester 
  • From 18th September
  • From £13

Reviving one of the most well-received musicals from London's West End, Annie is making its way to Manchester for two weeks! 

With its Tony award-winning score, and iconic songs ranging from "It's The Hard-Knock Life" and "Tomorrow", the Annie production will set Manchester ablaze with excitement. Book your tickets below. 

Tickets now sold out!

Festivals In September 


Gin & Rum Festival 

  • Manchester Cathedral 
  • 8th to 9th September
  • £12.50 (subject to £1.30 fee)

For those who enjoy distilleries, the themed Gin & Rum Festival is making a return this year. 

With over 120 of the best gins and rums on the market, the G&R Festival will help you discover new favourite drinks. 

Tickets now sold out!

Doki Doki Manchester Japanese Festival 

  • Sugden Sports Centre, Manchester
  • 9th to 10th September, varying times
  • From £4.90

Indulge in Japanese culture with Doki Doki Japanese Festival, taking place at Sugden Sports Centre. 

Enjoy the day full of talks, demonstrations, showcases and retail stalls relating to film, music, and content surrounding Japanese culture will be present during the day.

Event is now finished!

Green Island Festival 

  • Community Garden Centre, Hulme
  • 9th September
  • From £19.50 (tickets dependent o

Join Hulme Community Garden Centre as they host the Green Island Festival. Across 3 one-day events, Green Island Festival will host a variety of events ranging from music, art and food inspired by the community. 

Event is now finished!

Back to the blog