5 things to do in the North West this weekend

Omid Djalili - Liverpool Echo Arena
Omid Djalili - Liverpool Echo Arena

Omid Djalili
Award winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili is bringing his nationwide tour to The Auditorium at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on Saturday night. Omid’s career has taken him around the world, from Hollywood films to the West End stage and he has earned a name for himself in the comedy industry. Don’t miss out on your chance for a good laugh this weekend. Find out more here.

Manchester Collective – Intimate Letters
Manchester Collective is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Anthony Burgess, the Mancunian author of the controversial novel A Clockwork Orange, this weekend. To celebrate the centenary, some of the most exciting new international voices are coming to the North West for you to enjoy. Head along to Islington Mill in Salford to see it for yourself. Find out more here.

Blue Colour Run
Thousands of Manchester City fans are set to line up outside the Etihad Stadium to get covered in City blue colours on Sunday, all to raise money for City in the Community. The colour run is open to all ages and abilities and the route will take you around the Etihad Campus. The run is for a great cause too, City in the Community are using the power of football to give 50,000 Manchester kids a better shot at life just this year alone. Find out more here.

The Conquest Of The South Pole
As part of the Liverpool Everyman Company 2017 season, The Conquest Of The South Pole follows the story of a gang of friends who are a group of hopeless dreamers that are certain that they are going to conquer the South Pole. The play was written in East Berlin in 1984 with revolution in the air, making it a must see. The show is on stage until April 8. Find out more here.

Didsbury Makers Market
Head to West Didsbury on Sunday for The Makers Market, which will bring together the very best local food, drink, art and craft producers in the area. As well as seasonal local farm produce and hand crafted products, there will also be live music, performances, cookery demonstrations and plenty for the kids to enjoy too. Find out more here.