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Warburton Street Late Night Opening Thursday 2nd December

Monday 29th November 2010

Thursday 2nd December from 5pm to 8pm Jewellery shop Harriet and Dee and all the other members of Warburton street are having late night opening on Thursday 2nd December to give you a chance to get some Christmas shopping done after work. ... continue reading

Gusto: 20% off the Christmas Lunch & Dinner Menu

Monday 29th November 2010

For the next 10 days Gusto Didsbury are offering Fetch Didsbury readers a 20% discount on their Christmas Lunch and Dinner Menu for groups of 6 or more. To qualify for the discount you just need to book in advance and mention Fetch Didsbury wh... continue reading

Move Over, Cupcake - Lollicakes hit Didsbury

Saturday 27th November 2010

Lollicakes is a Didsbury-based cupcake company with a twist. Katy Pardon and Laura Drabble of Didsbury make and deliver their ever-popular cupcakes around Greater Manchester and Cheshire, and are one of the first to bring the freshest American cake c... continue reading

2nd Didsbury Scouts Christmas Fair

Monday 22nd November 2010

4th December 10am - 4pm 2nd Didsbury Scouts Christmas fair takes place on Saturday 4th December, with a bouncy castle, Santa's grotto and a raffle with prizes donated from local businesses. "All proceeds go towards an opportunity of a lifetime... continue reading

Craft Market, Ivy Manchester, 4th December

Saturday 20th November 2010

Saturday 4th December Ivy Manchester are holding a Craft Fair in aid of the charity Dignity. Entry is £1 for adults and 50p for children, all profits go to Dignity. On offer will be Homemade cakes and drinks along with a wide variety of th... continue reading

An Evening of Winter Sparkle With Wheeldon Opticians

Friday 19th November 2010

On Wednesday 24th November Wheeldon Opticians on Palatine Road in West Didsbury are holding a discount champagne evening. 25% off all complete spectacles including Silhouette, Dior, Gucci, Giorgio Armani and many more.... "Come and join us for... continue reading

Barlow Road Closure for Gas Leak Repair

Friday 19th November 2010

Although nowhere near as bad as The Didsbury Hole closure, there will be 7 days, starting Monday 22nd November where Barlow Moor Road will be closed between Palatine Road and Didsbury Village. It is only closed in one direction from Palatine Road ... continue reading

Didsbury Mosque

Thursday 18th November 2010

The Didsbury Mosque and Islamic Centre is located on Burton Road, West Didsbury. It is housed in what used to be the Albert Park Methodist Chapel, originally opened in 1883. In 1962 the church closed and after a period of time was converted to what i... continue reading

Fusion of Arabic, Tango and Flamenco at Silver Apples

Wednesday 17th November 2010

Fusion of Arabic, Tango and Flamenco at Silver Apples Thursday 17th November with Brazilian singer / guitarist Luciano Gerber and DJ Mayeva Free entry from 7.30pm. Contact Rob via for more info Silver Apples on O... continue reading

FC United Community Shares Meeting

Wednesday 17th November 2010

A meeting about Community Shares has been arranged for Wednesday 17th November at the Red Lion, Withington, 7:30pm for 8pm start. The meeting will be in the "snug" (turn left after you walk in, there will be signs up). There will be a presenta... continue reading

Introduction to Figurative Sculpture

Wednesday 17th November 2010

This workshop will provide an introduction to sculpture techniques and will suit those who wish to try their hand through to more experienced sculptors who want objective feedback and time to try new creative methods. Venue: Ceramic Studio MMU, D... continue reading

Free Consultation with Didsbury Family Law

Wednesday 17th November 2010

Didsbury Family Law are a specialist family law firm based on Wilmslow Road in East Didsbury. Hayley King and Daniel Bonsall who run the practice can give advice on a wide range of topics including: Divorce Judicial separation Civil part... continue reading

The Best of Didsbury and Beyond Boutique

Tuesday 16th November 2010

A fun Christmas shopping party for parents and friends of Beaver Road Primary School. The volunteer parents committee has created a one-off bespoke boutique featuring all of our favourite retailers for an exclusive evening of Christmas shopping, f... continue reading

Review: Felicini Didsbury at Halloween

Tuesday 16th November 2010

The Felicini Italian in Didsbury has been on our Didsbury Restaurant to-do list for about a year, so Halloween seemed the perfect time to head down for some Sunday lunch. By chance, we picked a day when Felicini could have dropped the ball, as th... continue reading

Local Artist Bio: Amanda Robins

Monday 15th November 2010

Following a serious riding accident in 2009, local artisan Amanda Robins began using her creative skills to design and produce unusual and quirky wire wrapped jewellery, and opened her first online shop, Gimme That Thing on Folksy, a UK handmade ... continue reading

Oxfam Didsbury Christmas Shopping Evening

Wednesday 10th November 2010

25th Nov 7.30pm - 9pm The Oxfam shop in Didsbury invites you to a christmas shopping evening on Thurs 25th Nov 7.30pm - 9pm Go along and see their fabulous range of christmas cards and ethically sources christmas gifts including Oxfam Unwrapped... continue reading

Didsbury's Big Breakfast

Wednesday 10th November 2010

Saturday 27th November 10am - 3.00pm Join us for Didsbury’s Big Breakfast, a fundraising event at The Albert Club, Old Lansdowne Road, West Didsbury. This event is part of After Adoption’s celebrations during the month of National Adopt... continue reading

Jean Genie's Charity Fashion Show & 2nd Birthday Bash

Friday 5th November 2010

Sunday 28th November 7-10pm at Felicini, Wilmslow Road, Didsbury. Jean Genie's Charity Fashion Show & 2nd Birthday Bash in support of Beechwood Cancer Care Centre, The Butterfly Appeal. In a nutshell, we need to try and raise as much money ... continue reading

Review: Jazz Night at The Sanctuary, Didsbury

Wednesday 3rd November 2010

For a few weeks now, The Sanctuary in Didsbury Village has been turning itself into a jazz venue on Sunday nights. I headed down on September 28th to catch Orli Nyles and her ensemble performing live - and to enjoy a pint or two in what has become my... continue reading

Chorlton Christmas Cookery Classes

Wednesday 3rd November 2010

Christmas is coming and Cracking Good Food can help you in the kitchen! For over six months Cracking Good Food has been bringing together experienced cooks with local residents in unique classes and as part of a programme of community events. ... continue reading

Homestay Families Sought in Didsbury

Tuesday 2nd November 2010

Do you have a spare bedroom available? Would you like to share your culture and experiences with others while simultaneously learning about theirs? If so, why not join countless other families across the world in hosting an international student.... continue reading

Houghton Weavers at St. Catherine's Club

Tuesday 2nd November 2010

The Houghton Weavers are playing at St. Catherine's Club, School Lane on Saturday November 20th from 8.30pm. Tickets are £9 in advance from the club or £10 on the door. This is what Michael O’Hare, chairman of the social club has to say... continue reading

One Lounge Halloween Weekend

Thursday 28th October 2010

This is the weekend things go bump in the night and the dead roam the earth (not just Deansgate Locks). Gather your nearest and dearest, and take refuge in the safe haven of One Lounge. We have some spooky drinks deals; shots only £1.50 if in... continue reading

Piccolino Pasta Master Class

Thursday 28th October 2010

Learn how to make traditional Italian fresh pasta at Piccolino, 6 Lapwing Lane, West Didsbury on Tuesday 23rd November at 7pm. It's entertaining and fun! Tickets are £30 and include a drink on arrival, pasta master class and dinner. All guest... continue reading

Visit Jude's Cakery Bakery This Wednesday

Monday 25th October 2010

Wed 27th Oct 2010 6pm-9pm Jude's Cakery Bakery is exhibiting at The Country House Hotel - Wedding Fayre, Palatine Road, Didsbury, Manchester on Wednesday 27th October 2010 6-9pm. If you're planning a wedding or know someone who is, go along ... continue reading

Gusto Deliver with Gusto at Home

Monday 25th October 2010

You can't fail to notice Gusto in the middle of Didsbury Village. It appeared in the place of Est Est Est many moons ago and has gone from strength to strength ever since. The friendly relaxed atmosphere can accomodate you whether you are afte... continue reading

Kids Eat Free Over Half Term at Gusto

Friday 22nd October 2010

22nd October – 1st November 12pm – 6pm Kids eat free during the October Half Term with Gusto and Virgin Active If you are looking for ways to keep your kids entertained this Half Term then let Gusto and Virgin Active help out with piz... continue reading

Fosters Fish - New Cod On The Block

Friday 22nd October 2010

Fosters Fish and Chips have had a shop on Chorley Hall Lane in Alderley Edge since 1994 when Gaz and his father opened it on a whim and learnt as they went. The shop has now won the quality award for the last 7 years. People drive from miles aroun... continue reading

Halloween and Bonfire Nights 2010

Thursday 21st October 2010

2011 bonfire and fireworks events are here Halloween and bonfire night are not far off so we thought it was time to put a list of Halloween and bonfire night related events, activities and offers for you to peruse. Halloween Gusto Any child... continue reading

South Manchester Tactical Society Talks

Thursday 21st October 2010

Talk on the Fall of Singapore, 1942 7.30pm 8th November South Manchester Tactical Society (SMATS) is an informal group united by a common interest in military history. All are welcome and admission is free We meet on the 2nd Monday of ea... continue reading

Menu Tasters at O'Neills

Thursday 21st October 2010

Thursday 21st October between 6pm and 8pm, O'Neill's Didsbury is handing out tasters of their new menu. Tasters on offer include: chicken & red onion skewers, honey mustard glazed Irish Sausages, crispy breaded mushrooms and hand-battered salmon... continue reading

The Sanctuary Jazz Night

Sunday 17th October 2010

From the 1st August The Sanctuary, Didsbury Village are hosting jazz nights featuring a selection of talented vocalists and musicians every Sunday from 6pm. "Relax and enjoy Jazz performances from talented vocalists & musicians every Sunday at... continue reading

Soulful Sundays at Gusto

Sunday 17th October 2010

Great news for those who like to combine their love of live music and Didsbury. You now have another option to take the edge off your craving. The team at Gusto in Didsbury Village have been planning their new Sunday evening live music for a w... continue reading

Rhubarb Restaurant Sunday Offer

Friday 15th October 2010

Rhubarb Restaurant on Burton Road in West Didsbury have a new Sunday Lunch offer which should get your mouth watering. With 2 courses for just £9.95 or 3 courses for £12.95 you will be needing your Sunday afternoon nap! Sunday Lunch - 2 cour... continue reading

Business Start Up Support from Blue Orchid

Thursday 14th October 2010

Blue Orchid is a provider of business start up support across the North West and we now have an advisor working in the Didsbury area. Emma is local to the area and is excited to be able to support the local business community and any would-be ent... continue reading

And The Dish Ran Away With The Spoon Opens Friday 15th October

Tuesday 12th October 2010

After a little longer than expected, cake shop and Tea Room, And The Dish Ran Away With The Spoon opens on Burton Road on Friday 15th October. Over the opening weekend there will be lovely gifts and bits to buy, free tasters and goodie bags! ... continue reading

art the eye would never see.

Tuesday 12th October 2010

friday 15th october from 6pm feelcreative are welcoming their first exhibition since their impressive refurb this summer. on friday 15th october sarah lee will be showing her fascinating work, kicking off with an exclusive open evening from 6p... continue reading

Fish and Chips in Didsbury

Monday 11th October 2010

There have always been Fish and Chip shops in Didsbury, but over the years the number of plaices (get it?) serving quality fish and chips has fluctuated greatly. A few years back Bobs became the Didsbury Fish Bar on School Lane and their fish and ... continue reading

Didsbury House Hotel

Tuesday 5th October 2010

Didsbury House Hotel is a 4 star, large 27 bedroom hotel found on the corner of Wilmslow Road and Didsbury Park just outside Didsbury Village. The hotel has facilities including residents bar, lounge and spa and is well suited for both business or... continue reading

Joshua Paul Personal Training now offering half hour sessions

Friday 1st October 2010

Joshua Paul Personal Training are now offering half hour sessions, and for a limited period you can book them for only £15 each. Even more savings can be had if you book 5 thirty minute sessions at once for only £50. "The Half hour sessions ar... continue reading

Yummy treats for your little monsters!

Thursday 30th September 2010

Add to the fiendish fun this October 31st by giving your Halloween party a sweet treat with the Halloween collection cupcakes from AiryFairyCupcakes. Go for coloured cupcakes or themed ones, choose from ghosts and witches to mummies or bats...o... continue reading

Didsbury Photography by Anthony Howells

Thursday 30th September 2010

These incredible photographs of Didsbury were taken by Manchester based photographer Anthony Howells in August 2010. "The technique I have used for the pictures is called High Dynamic Range or HDR photography it is a set of techniques that allow a... continue reading

A Beautiful Nightmare Performed at Ivy Manchester

Thursday 30th September 2010

Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd October Evening performances at 7:30pm, Saturday Matinee at 2pm. Tickets £7 (£5 concession) from 0161 434 5505 or A family friendly high quality comedy production, based on Shakespeare's '... continue reading

Sporting Types Wanted for Hockey and Cricket

Tuesday 28th September 2010

Mens, Ladies and Mixed Hockey We are a friendly, sociable club offering everything from Northern Div 2 Hockey to more social games, playing in south Manchester (Fallowfield and Didsbury) You will find members of DNHC are extreme social animals a... continue reading

Gusto Christmas and New Year 2010

Tuesday 28th September 2010

Gusto Didsbury have started promoting their offerings for the Christmas and New Year period and it looks like a great option for your work of family party. For New Year's Eve - "Join us for full on party celebrations and receive a complimentar... continue reading

Weekly Buddhist Meditation Classes

Tuesday 28th September 2010

Update: These dates are no longer accurate Weekly meditation classes are held on a Thursday from 7.30 - 9pm at Parrs Wood High School, East Didsbury These classes offer and introduction to meditation and Buddhist Thought. They cost £6 o... continue reading

Fosters Fish and Chips Opening Times Update

Tuesday 28th September 2010

Fosters Didsbury Fish and chips shop opened recently opposite Shell in Didsbury Village and has been busy ever since. So busy in fact that they are already updating their opening hours to cope with the rush. From 4th October 2010 the Didsbury ... continue reading

Coffee Shop at Lancasterian School

Monday 27th September 2010

Coffee Shop 10.30 to 11.30 every Friday Every Friday senior pupils at Lancasterian School run a coffee shop and everyone is welcome! The school is a specialist school for children with physical disabilities and complex medical needs. As par... continue reading

Reserve Wine and Cheese Tasting

Wednesday 22nd September 2010

Friday 24th September. 5.30pm - 8.30pm Emma Shaw, a bubbly and talkative Aussie of Langmeil Winery from the Barossa Valley, Australia will be showcasing 6 wines in her range, including her Fifth Wave Grenache in order to celebrate Internationa... continue reading

Macmillan World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Tuesday 21st September 2010

On the 24th September 2010 Macmillan Cancer Support are holding the World's Biggest Coffee Morning. The event will raise money to help Macmillan Cancer Support improve the lives of people affected by cancer, both those living with cancer and a... continue reading