Royal wedding events in Greater Manchester

Image caption How will you be marking the royal wedding?

Some of the royal - and not so royal - wedding events in Greater Manchester marking the union of Prince William and Kate Middleton.

[All events on Friday 29 April 2011 unless stated otherwise.]


Big Screen:Watch the future king get married on Manchester's Big Screen. TV coverage of the 'wedding of the century' is broadcast live from Westminster Abbey. (Exchange Square, 0800 - 1600 BST)

William, it was really nothing: Five Manchester bands choose one or two of their favourite Smiths / Morrissey songs to cover at the Roadhouse. (Thursday 28 April, 1900 BST)

Northern Quarter Street Party: 1940s themed street party with arts and crafts stalls. (Edge Street, 1200 - 2100 BST)

The Alternative Zombie Royal Wedding: Dress as a zombie bride and groom and attend the most bizarre celebration in the North West. (The Hellfire Club, Queens Rd, 1500 - 0100 BST)

"Not the Royal Wedding" Party: Join fellow republicans for a drink and toast people power, rather than inherited privilege, on the day of the royal wedding. (Salutation Pub, 1600 - 2100 BST)


Royal Wedding Party in the Park:A 'street party' style event with traditional games and a large marquee. (Limeside Park, all day)

A Right Royal Quiz: Fun quiz at Dobcross Band & Social Club with £50 cash jackpot, plus lots of other prizes (Sunday 1 May, 2000 BST)


Off With Their Heads: An alternative republican street party including a Republicans vs Royalists tug-of-war and a bid to make the world's longest wedding train made from knitted plastic bags. (Islington Mill, James Street, 1500 - 0300 BST)