West Fest


A celebration of local businesses in West Didsbury! Kickstart your summer along Burton Road & Lapwing Lane with a day of festive activities.

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🎉 We’re very excited to be bringing West Fest back for 2024!

🗓️ Here’s a selection of what will be taking place on the day (more to follow!) Currently listed in alphabetical order (no favourites here!) but will let you know different categories of events nearer the time.


🥂 Bar & food market: pop up for West Fest! Pimms, prosecco and piles of strawberries from 12.30pm at Withington Baths. Grab a drink and have a wonder around the food stalls!

🛍️ Bibianna will be exhibiting and selling a range of African arts, fashion, clothing, homeware and fragrances in the driveway of 157 Burton Road / Burton House (opposite Mercados).

📝 Bluprint Coaching and Mentoring will be offering free speed goal setting sessions. Set yourself up for summer with clarity and an action plan. Hannah will be located at Self Studio from 10am-2pm.

🍶 Calico Collective will be celebrating the launch of their brand new pop up shop with goody bags, free gifts & discounts up for grabs throughout the day!

🥕 Carrot Cafe will be celebrating their opening with cosmojito cocktails for the adults and candy crush cooler for the kids – free Pinchos with every order (heaven!) Their beautiful summer garden will be open with music and drinks.

🍹 Drawing Room are bringing us themed cocktails – including a ‘West Fest Special’ for the day; plus deals on shots and beer to see you into the evening.

🎶 FOLK are celebrating with a DJ through the day so that families and friends can all join in the party vibe. They’re also brining back their delicious frozen margaritas!

😎 Fox Brothers are doing £100 off eyewear and prescription sunglasses for this one day only!

🖼️ Frames are offering customers a 20% discount off all gifts and jewellery for the day!

🌭 George Charles will be firing up their famous BBQ out front; and inside they’ll have DJs on from 2pm till late playing everything from Soul, Funk and Reggae to Electro, Latin and Disco House.

🎭 Kitty Watson Acting will be performing with a very impressive young cast of singers and actors.

🔥 Mary & Archie will have a BBQ out front, DJs to get you dancing and 2 for £12 on their spritz menu (Limoncello, Aperol & Hugo.)

🍕 Proove have special offers on their award winning Neapolitan pizza (more details coming soon!) You can also build your own pizza for some daytime family fun – what child (or adult!) doesn’t want control of their culinary creations?

🛍️ Railway Inn are doing a table top / jumble sale – with lots of treasures to be found!

📷 Realm of Pixels will be back taking beach-themed photos at Withington Baths – think oversizes sunglasses, hats and inflatables for you and your friends to play with.

🍷 Reserve Wine are serving a Summer Sangria Special you can drink in their beautiful wine bar and will be offering free samples on a few bottles from their new summer range (but make sure you’re there early; once they’re gone, they’re gone!)

🍀Rustik will have their famous live music and Irish dancing through the day! There will also be an outdoor bar, serving up their amazing cocktails.

🎷 Saison will have live music from Will Tang and friends from 4pm and pizza from Pico de Gallo.

🍻 Santé are offering 2 pints for £8 and 2 Aperol spritzer for £12 all day, so grab a friend and let’s get this party started.

💆 Self Studio are offering a “light lounge” which is LED light therapy taster sessions, whilst listening to meditations; alongside wellness shots and skin chats.

🎨 Sett will have facepainting and arts and crafts activities running through the day; alongside their food and refreshments. Later, they will have a bar withDJ’s to see you into the evening.

🦪 Sip are bringing back their famous Champagne & Oysters so you can start your summer in style (see pictures below!)

🔥Thyme Out will have a BBQ and drinks on the go at the front outdoor space; plus they’ll be open as usual for breakfast/brunch/lunch 9am-4pm.

🎶 True Manchester have live music with the amazing Jamie & George Acoustics, so get your dancing shoes ready to go…

🏊‍♀️ Withington Baths have got a great day planned! From Heritage Tours through to food stalls and games, there’s something for all the family to enjoy. More details coming soon!