Escape to freight island launches autumn programme

Posted: 12/08/2021

Manchester's Escape to Freight Island has revealed its arts, culture and music programming for September and October. The inventive space is presenting a wide array of entertainment to complement the food and drink provision, including DJs and live music performances, dance, comedy nights and film screenings.

Opening seven days a week from September with later opening hours – live performance headliners include David Rodigan, Joe Goddard, DJ Yoda, Craig Charles, La Discothèque, Bugged Out, and the return of Electric Chair.

There’s a new Tuesday night partnership with The Comedy Store starting in September, and live music in the Ticket Hall will see new shows from The Untold Orchestra playing the music from artistes such as Amy Winehouse, Prince, Paul Simon and Radiohead.

Saturdays will include interactive events and Sundays start from 10am with family performances.

Escape to Freight Island is on Baring Street and opens Monday to Thursday from 3pm to midnight, Friday noon to 1am, Saturday 10am to 1am and Sunday 10am to midnight.

Walk-ups available but book in advance to secure preferred date and time at:


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