The Refuge 2nd Birthday Celebrations

Fresh off the back of an absolutely belting Come As You Are Weekender, The Refuge are back at it busy planning their next party. Why? Because it's their birthday!

By Ben Brown | 30 August 2018

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That’s right – it’s now been two years since The Refuge opened their doors in the Principal Hotel (then the Palace) and it’s been 2 years full of fucking great parties, some amazing food, top bevvies and even the odd exhibition or two.

So to celebrate this occasion they’ve roped in a massive roster of DJ’s and live performers for 3 days and 3 nights of bottle pooping, glitter raining mayhem. Here’s what’s going on…

Friday 28th September

Starting promptly at 5pm there will be some pop-up food out in the courtyard (TBC), as well as the King of Beers – a specially chosen selection of drinkable delights from some of Manchester’s finest local craft breweries.

Public Bar
5pm – 9pm: DJ Paulette
9pm – 1am: DJ Andy Smith pres. Reach Up Disco Wonderland with DJs Andy Smith & Nick Halkes

Waterhouse Way
5pm – 10pm: Zacc Rogers & Refried Beats Live

Saturday 29th September

Public Bar
3pm – 8pm: Jane Weaver (DJ set), Bill Brewster & Dave Haslam
8pm – 1am: Kiss Me Again Vs Supernature Disco

Waterhouse Way
4pm – 10pm: From day to dusk with The Unabombers

Refuge Basement (ticketed)
2pm – 4pm: THE PLAYHOUSE PROJECT Family Rave

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10pm – 4am: Danny Krivit & Kath McDermott

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Sunday 30th September

Sunday Roast served from 12pm to a soundtrack by Zoe Kyoti live

Public Bar
4pm – 8pm: Vintage 78 DJ’s

The Refuge, Oxford St, Manchester M60 7HA
0161 233 5151