Police have issued CCTV footage after a good Samaritan was stabbed in Didsbury after intervening to stop a fight.
Two men, aged 33 and 36, have been arrested and questioned in connection with the incident and police are now appealing to the publi... continue reading
2013 Didsbury Car Show announced!
Sunday July 14th 12noon - 4pm
Over 90 cars now registered for the free Didsbury Car Show - programme sales in aid of The Christie. Register your characterful car at http://www.didsburycarshow.org/ or just c... continue reading
Wednesday 10th July - 7.30pm
Didsbury Book Group are a book club who meet in The Fletcher Moss, in Didsbury Village every month.
The next meeting is on Wednesday 10th July and the book being discussed will be The Middlesteins by Jami Attenberg ... continue reading
Didsbury Arts Festival 2013
Local artists, people and organisations are invited to take part in Didsbury Arts Festival 2013, being held from 22 to 30 June.
This year’s annual showcase of local talent promises to be more exciting than ever... continue reading
8 – 11 pm, Wednesday 10 July
Enjoy this musical fundraiser in support of Didsbury in Bloom. Soak up the vibe with acclaimed local jazz bands, JazzWorks and Aeola with vocals by Alison Clarke. Proceeds will pay for next year’s plants (you have ... continue reading
East Didsbury student Abuzar Haq was the toast of Abbey College Manchester’s glittering Graduation Dinner after he was presented with the college’s Progress Award.
Abuzar, aged 19, of Glenmere Road, received the leading independent college’s... continue reading
Lofts West Didsbury Showroom Hits Stunning New Heights
Celebrating its 10th anniversary on a high, LOFT Interiors - the property management furnishings specialist - is marking its decade in business with a £100,000 renovation of its West Didsbury... continue reading
Armageddon Fitness is a brilliant new class, never seen before in Manchester.
Armageddon is the fast paced, variable intensity group fitness and personal training concept for people of all levels and led by certified fitness professionals. It is b... continue reading
First open in 1987, The Limes is the longest established private nursing home in Didsbury, Manchester.
We are taking part in 'The National Care Home Open Day' on the 21st June. The idea behind the day is to connect our residents with their local c... continue reading
Wednesdays 6pm for an hour
We have a new running group starting from Fog Lane Park which will take place every Wednesday at 6pm starting from the 5th June and meeting at the Parkville Road entrance.
The group is free of charge and all abiliti... continue reading
All abilities welcome. Great fun to keep you fit. Good friendly competition between the sexes! Tag Rugby Didsbury is an opportunity for local people to get involved in a uni-sex sporting activity. Not only is it great for personal fitness goals like ... continue reading
Do you love to knit or would you like to learn how?
Would you like to meet new people?
Then join the new free Broomfield Court Knitting Group!
Every Tuesday at 10.30am at Broomfield Court, 121 Barlow Moor Road, Manchester, M20 2TS
CSV i... continue reading
Four young actors are about to embark on a spooky theatre adventure.
Gracie Ashpole (aged 12), Eloise Hall (11), Tom Hardern (11) and Joel Danziger (12) have been chosen to perform the key roles of Miles and Flora in The Turn of the Screw, which i... continue reading
Simon Armitage heads stellar line-up at Didsbury Arts Festival 2013 Saturday 22 – Sunday 30 June 2013 Poet Simon Armitage, Manchester jazz star Matthew Halsall, writer Jackie Kay and internationally-acclaimed pianist, Kathryn Stott, will provide so... continue reading
A haunting tale set in a haunted house!
7.30pm on Saturday 22nd, Thursday 27th and Friday 28th June 2013
3pm on Sunday 23rd June.
There have been several adaptations of the classic ghost story, The Turn of the Screw, but none more authenticall... continue reading
Bond has three permanent job vacancies which they are looking to fill. They have a shop in Didsbury Village and in West Didsbury.
Part time - 20 hours per week (including weekends)
Full time - 40 hours (including weekends)
Are you a fashion gr... continue reading
SciBar Didsbury takes place at The Albert Club, Lansdowne Road, West Didsbury at 6.30pm on the third Monday of the month.
17th June - TBC
15th June - TBC
The next discussion will be "So how much bandwidth do you real... continue reading
14th to the 19th May 2013
Didsbury Arts Festival 2013 will develop a photographic study about the local community at Didsbury to show in a exhibition during the Festival at the Fletcher Moss Park.
The idea is shoot 7 images, and in each one... continue reading
This proposal is not just about money this is a question of beliefs and principles. Parks and green spaces have been at the heart of Manchester’s metropolitan provision since it was a smoke filled, industrial city. The city governors recognised the... continue reading
12pm Sunday 21st April - 3 hours
This seasonal food hunt explores the diverse habitats of Fletcher Moss Park seeking out some of the very best free wild foods to be found.
From the delightfully sweet, onion tinged flavour of Three-Cornered Leek... continue reading
Spring is officially sprung and after a long, cold winter it’s time to sweep away the cobwebs and have a seasonal clear out.
But before you bin the clutter that has collected over the last 12 months – think again! Bring your unwanted goo... continue reading
Sunday 21st April - 11am to 6pm
The Inspirit Workshop is opening its doors and surrounding grounds and inviting everyone in for a garden party.
There will be a huge selection of vintage furniture and homewares, from romantic shabby chic pie... continue reading
The Wedding Fete is taking place on Sunday 14th April 2013 at The Old Parsonage on Stenner Lane, Didsbury.
Set within Didsbury’s very own secret garden, this unique and not-to-be missed event, bringing together the north-west’s finest wed... continue reading
Police in South Manchester are handing out tickets to young people – for good behaviour.
The Positive Tickets scheme has been running for four weeks in the Didsbury area, and is designed to encourage good behaviour and leave youngsters with a po... continue reading
Didsbury Jobcentre on Palatine Road is holding an Employer breakfast on Thursday 24th January 2013.
Starting at 8.30am. We want to give information to local employers about the various schemes available to them to help with recruitment and to also... continue reading
New Year's resolution: Learn Italian? Perfetto!
I'm running two small group Italian for Beginners classes in the heart of Didsbury: St James & Emmanuel church in Barlow Moor road.
Classes are 1hr per week and start: Tues 15th Jan 18.30 or Tue... continue reading
Before you bin the Rudolph jumper your Aunt Agatha bought you – think again! Oxfam in Didsbury will be delighted to find new homes for your unwanted Christmas gifts.
Every year the charity shop welcomes donations of books, clothes, jewellery ... continue reading
Please note this class no longer runs. We've posted more recent information about Didsbury Yoga.
Hatha Yoga class at East Didsbury Methodist Church on Parrs Wood Road.
The class runs every Wednesday afternoon 1.30pm - 3pm during term time. The... continue reading
Generous and talented Abbey College Manchester students and staff were full of festive spirit when they took to the stage for a special Christmas showcase which raised £400 for Francis House Children’s Hospice in Didsbury.
A packed audience a... continue reading
Sunday, 6th November, 7pm
Didsbury Comedy Club is hosted by The Didsbury Cricket Club, Wilmslow Rd, East Didsbury, M20 2ZY
TV's Jason Cook and Alun Cochrane!
Jason Cook is an international award comedian haling from Newcastle. He is probably... continue reading
Oxfam Didsbury presents ‘Extraordinary Colour’ – an exhibition by local artist, Liz Scantlebury.
Thursday 6 December, 6pm – 9pm, at Oxfam, 778 Wilmslow Road, Didsbury.
A collection of drawings and paintings playfully exposing the ... continue reading
Didsbury based video production company, Standby Productions Ltd may only be in their second year of business but they’re already making waves in the TV world. A big coup for the young company came when they were recently approached by Contrast... continue reading
Didsbury Christmas lights switch ons
Lights switch on, Thursday 6th December at 6.15pm on Burton Road outside the Co-op.
Carols & lights - Wednesday December 5th, 7.00pm outside Didsbury Library - The Di... continue reading
Every Thursday between 4pm and 9pm in the run up to Christmas 2012 a new market is running in The Didsbury car park next to the pub. It's a collaboration between the Castlefield Vintage and Artisan Market and The Didsbury pub, hence the name, and hop... continue reading
North West children’s hospice Francis House have revealed a new mascot today. Francis Mouse, a life sized furry mouse, will help promote the work of the hospice that provides care and support for children and their families with life-limiting condi... continue reading
When? Friday 30 November, 5 pm to 9 pm
Where? Oxfam, Wilmslow Road, Didsbury
What? Book reading by Livi Michael (5 pm), food-tasting, shopping
Charge? Free event with donations welcome
Oxfam in Didsbury will open its doors to late-night sho... continue reading
Saturday 8th December 11am to 4.30pm
Enjoy traditional festive fun at the DAF Christmas Craft Bazaar! Meet Father Christmas and join in the carol singing; visit the craft stalls and take part in willow weaving, children’s activities and mu... continue reading
Give Rudolf a rest and enjoy a festive run for the whole family.
Kick off your Christmas celebrations and raise money for the Red Cross at the first ever South Manchester Santa Dash, at Fog Lane Park in Didsbury. Don't worry if eating too many ... continue reading
Generous and kind-hearted Abbey College Manchester students have helped to raise a grand total of £1,785 for the Francis House Children’s Hospice following a year-long fundraising campaign for the charity.
Based in Didsbury, Francis House provi... continue reading
On Monday 29th October 2012 the Manchester Green Corridor launches.
"We would like to invite you to the launch of Manchester’s Green Corridor. The Green Corridor is made up of 14 routes which connect many of the beautiful green spaces and tr... continue reading
Didsbury Beer Festival 2012: Didsbury Beer Festival 2012 will take place from the 1st to the 3rd November. DBF Beer Festival 5th Anniversary The Didsbury Beer Festival in November celebrates it’s fifth year after raising the magnificent sum of £4... continue reading
Following on from our first cafe in January, Didsbury Arts Cafe returns on 20th October 10.30 - 12.30 at Ivy Manchester, Barlow Moor Road, Didsbury.
Freshly roasted coffee, quality baking, live classical music, craft stalls and egg decorating ... continue reading
At about 8pm on Sunday 14 October 2012 the manager was outside the post office on Burnage Lane with his family when two masked men who were hiding behind a gate jumped out.
One of the men pushed the manager towards the gate and pointed a gun in hi... continue reading
Friday 12th October 2012
On Friday 12th October, Jimmy Cricket and supporting cast will put on an evening of laughter and entertainment at St Catherine’s, Didsbury.
The Irish comedian will entertain in the Parish Hall from 7.30pm with all pro... continue reading
Fujitsu UK have announced an official partnership with the charity Shelter. Shelter were chosen by the employees, as the charity the company will support for 2012/2013. Shelter is a charity that works to alleviate the distress caused by homelessn... continue reading
There is lots going on at the Didsbury Arts Festival from 27th to 30th September 2012 so we thought we'd highlight a couple of events that you might have missed...
Comma Press presents three exciting authors, whose short ... continue reading
22nd and 23rd September 2012
A weekend of food-related activities throughout Didsbury and surrounds, organised by Didsbury Dinners
The events include Cookery Demonstrations, a Wild-food walk, stalls and workshops, live music, local discount... continue reading
Manchester Friends of the Earth, Didsbury Film Club and The Co-operative Membership would like to invite you to a free screening of the film "Gasland" at 7.15pm for 7.30pm on Wednesday 12 September in the St James & Emmanuel Parish Centre in Didsbury... continue reading
A weekend showcasing the best of Didsbury Arts Festival will bring together new talent and old favourites from Thursday 27 to Sunday 30 September 2012.
Featuring both new artists and highlights from the last three years of DAF, the DAF Diamond... continue reading
Update: Due to ground conditions, with more rain forecast, Sunday’s outdoor events outside Didsbury Library and at Fletcher Moss Park have been cancelled. All Saturday’s events are going ahead as planned. Come down to the library (12 pm – 2 ... continue reading