5 things to do this weekend in the North West

Revel in vintage
If you’ve been on the lookout for some stylish eye candy or interior inspiration, this is the place for you this weekend! Head to the Albert Dock in Liverpool for their ‘Vintage on the Dock’ event which will celebrate all things 20th Century cool. There will be vintage vehicles to marvel at as well as items you simply need. There will also be plenty of entertainment to enjoy and a wide selection of delicious street food! Find out more here.

Chester RacecourseCheer them on in Chester
This Saturday is by far the most popular day of the season at Chester Racecourse with the Corbettsports City Plate Day! The atmosphere is set to be incredible and it is one of the most glamourous days of the racing season. So get your classiest outfit out of the wardrobe and enjoy the day, whilst hopefully winning on your chosen horses! Find out more here.

Art Battle ManchesterLet the battle commence…
Art Battle Manchester returns to the city this weekend! The competition will put 10 artists against each other with the challenge of creating a masterpiece in just 30 minutes. The audience will watch legends in the making, from painters and illustrators to tattooists and street artists. The audience will then decide which artist should progress to the grand final at the end of each round! Find out more here.

Head to Wellybobs Farm in Darwen this weekend for the Moofest Musical Festival. Running over two days, the festival will present the very best in local entertainment, from up and coming acts to established bands from the area and further afield. There will also be street food to enjoy, a range of real ale and an after-party. You can also pick up your new favourite thing, with a record stall and vintage clothing also there! Find out more here.

Elephant RunGet your costume ready!
Love elephants? You won’t want to miss this event in Manchester on Saturday then. The Enormous Elephant Run, which is being held at Heaton Park, is a family 5k, 10k and 15k fun run where, you guessed it, everyone dresses up as elephants! It’s all to raise money to protect Africa’s elephants. Whether you run, jog or walk, this is a fantastic fun way to raise money for Kenya’s iconic wildlife. Find out more here.