This May, Trafford Centre announces a variety of exciting activity for the upcoming season, special outdoor experiences and fabulous shopping and dining offers to enjoy; escape the ordinary this spring/summer season at Europe’s leading shopping and leisure destination.

Check out the best of ‘What’s On’ this May at Trafford Centre below…


Lady Boys of Bangkok: 24th June – 3rd July

Lady Boys of Bangkok returns to Manchester with its NEW production launching at Trafford Centre. With its purpose built pink Sabai theatre tent and foyer seating for over 400 guests, at tables of up to 8 people, complete with two fully stocked bars and authentic Thai street food being served from the foyer – Lady Boys of Bangkok is where West End theatre meets Hollywood every night of the year.

Featuring a cast of 16 male Thai nationals, this incredible fast-moving large-scale production is full of laughs, and filled with heaps of sequin-spangled sassiness. All your biggest party and floor-filling hits performed by incredible showbiz divas and singing superstars live on stage in a 90-minute theatrically choreographed show.

Booking link to follow.

Women’s EURO 2022 Roadshow: 30th, 31st May and 1st June

UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 recently announced plans for its FREE national roadshow that will showcase the best of football, fitness, and music, providing families, fans and those that are yet to experience football with the opportunity to get involved in an unmissable tournament.

The family and local community-focused roadshow will travel 800 miles, making 10 stops across 43 days, arriving at Manchester’s Trafford Centre on 30, 31 and 1 June and finishing on 2 July in London – just a few days before the tournament’s opening match at Old Trafford. As the Women’s EURO draws closer, organisers are aiming to inspire more communities, particularly young people, and families. Head down to Trafford Centre for a day full of fun and sporting entertainment.

More entertainment information to follow.

Travel is back: Kuoni

Book your next holiday with luxury travel and tourism company Kuoni, whether you want to relax in a villa set deep in the rolling Tuscan countryside, tick off your bucket list on a safari or plan the honeymoon of a lifetime. You can find the beautiful Kuoni store at the Upper Regent Crescent in the Trafford Centre, its travel experts will be happy to chat about the fantastic range of trips over a glass of champagne or a Nespresso. Make it truly personal, with Kuoni Trafford Centre.

Adrenaline Escape Room: open until 13th June

Head to Trafford Centre for the ultimate afternoon of fun – you and your team will be locked in an immersive escape room. Find clues, crack codes, and solve puzzles to progress through the game. Use your team’s strengths, skills, and communication to uncover the room’s secrets. You have 60 minutes to escape your room – the quickest times will be ranked on the leader board. The clock is ticking. Can you escape!?

Book tickets here

Manchester Jazz Festival: 6th – 29th May

Manchester Jazz Festival and Forsyth’s music shop are on the hunt for Manchester’s most entertaining street pianist, as a trail of 13 street pianos will be placed across the city this week, with one of those being at Trafford Centre. From May 6 – 29, the MJF piano trail will see pianos dotted throughout Manchester available for all passers-by to play.

A competition to find Manchester’s best street pianists will also run with a whole raft of prizes up for grabs, including a Yamaha P-45B piano, return ticket for four people anywhere on the Northern Rail Network, a gift package, and vouchers worth over £100 from Quayside Media City UK and a £30 Wagamama voucher for each prize winner.

To be in with a chance to be named one of Manchester’s best street pianists, simply find one of the pianos in the trail, capture a short video of your performance and post the video to your Instagram, Facebook or Twitter account, tagging in @manchesterjazzfestival / @manjazzfest and using the hashtag #mjfpianotrail

SPRING ESCAPE: 25th April – 5th June

It is announced that the vintage funfair is staying open until 5th June (weekends only) this spring/summer season bringing fun for all ages from tiny tots to thrill-seekers, including a log flume, waveswinger, teacups, bumper cars, hook a duck, a fun house, bungee trampolines, and more entertainment.


Accessorize: Opens 24th May

Trafford Centre is excited to announce the opening of its new Accessorize store on 24 May, nothing brings your look that sense of individuality like the right accessories. The younger sister of Monsoon and taking inspiration from the latest catwalk looks, this London-based brand has been delivering the latest in women’s fashion for more than three decades. Whether it’s the perfect statement necklace or must-have footwear, Accessorize has all the finishing touches for every date in the diary.

Selfridges: Kendall and Kylie 2.0

Discover the brand-new collection of soft everyday neutrals – perfect for a fresh, spring look. Shop Now at Selfridges Trafford Centre.

SUPERDRY: 3 Tees for £50

Get 3 Men’s Organic Vintage Embroidery Tees for just £50 at SUPERDRY Trafford Centre. Part of the SUPERDRY organic range, all their pure cotton products will be 100% organic by 2025. In 2021, SUPERDRY worked with over 6,500 farmers to move to organic cotton farming, improving soil condition and reducing water consumption by up to 90%.


Enjoy 30% off at Ted Baker Trafford Centre with its Springtime Shopping Event, go on treat yourself! T&C’s apply, see a team member for details.


Pizza Express: 50% OFF

Enjoy 50% off pizzas at Pizza Express in May! Pizza Express members can enjoy 50% off their pizza order this month at Trafford