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Brand new Thursday night in Fab Cafe Manchester.
Launches 3rd March
Playing the best Electro-pop and 80's music
Free entry & drink offers all night

A ha , Bowie , Bananarama , ESG , Goldfrapp ,Blondie , Devo , Erasure , Kate bush , Nine Inch Nails , Robyn ,Bjork , Kraftwerk , Tiga ,OMD , Soft Cell, MIA , Girls Aloud, Justice , La Roux Grimes , Hot chip ,The Human League , Pet shop boys , Air , Chvrches , CSS , Dubstar and much much more!

Geek Night

Geek Night is the hyperactive love-child of two of Manchester's super-nerds. Owen Duncan & Conal Taylor from Fab Radio International's Niche Nights Radio Show host what has become the cities favourite regular geek event.

The next events will be...

Sat 26th March - Batman VS Superman Party

Sat 29th May - XMen Party

Sun 26th June - Bar Boot Sale afternoon

Sat 27th August - Geek Pride Party

These events are subject to change.

An Audience With... Bob Baker

Join us for an indepth Q&A with this BAFTA-winning writer, who brought K9 into the world of Doctor Who, and who is one of the guiding hands behind the adorable duo of Wallace & Gromit!

Sunday 24th April, 2pm.

Expect clips, fascinating stories from a long career, and much more! Ticket includes one autograph, other autographs will be available for a fee. Tickets £5, and can be purchased via

WWE Screenings!

WWE Screenings!

The Biggest WWE Wrestling matches get screened at Fab Cafe at the work-the-next-day friendly time of 6pm, the monday following the match.

TLC, Wrestlemania, Money In The Bank and much much more!

Free entry, and lots of food and drink offers on all evening!



4th April - Wrestlemania

2nd May - Payback

22nd May - Extreme Rules

21st Aug - Summerslam

Secret Hotdog Society!

Secret Hotdog Society!

Not sure how to start your weekend? We have the solution!

If you arrive at Fab before 7.30pm you can grab yourself a free hotdog with your 1st drink.
Finish your working week with a full tummy and a drink in your hand.



Ever wondered what colour Hippo milk is? How many US Presidents are related to the UK Monarchy? Or what the porn version of The Good The Bad And The Ugly is?

Well, our wednesday quiz is the place to come to test your grey matter, and maybe pick up a few interesting facts too from 8.30pm(ish) until 11pm.

It costs only £1 per person to play, and there are five rounds of fun! The questions range from the sublime to the ridiculous.

We are open until 2am following the quiz

Gaming Tuesdays

Gaming Tuesdays

Whether you prefer card games, board games or console games, we have something for you!
The 1st Tuesday of every month is the Nights Of Gaming. A heady mix of classic and modern consoles emerge from the depths of Fab for your gaming pleasure.
The 2nd & 4th Tuesday of every month is a relaxed evening of Magic The Gathering. A relaxed and friendly group of enthusiasts play each time the event comes around, and encourage others to join them.
We maintain an entertaining selection of board games, familiar and obscure. They are available to play every day of the week!

​Toyko Chipped

​Toyko Chipped


Ever wondered what music would sound like played on a GameBoy?

Tokyo Chipped is bright! Tokyo Chipped is loud! Tokyo Chipped is a full-throttle event. Screenings of classic and new Anime films sit alongside a concert of amazing local and national ChipTune artists before a clubnight of video game music, Nerdcore, ChipTune, JPop and KPop.

This event will blast your ears and eyes with the most amazing 8-bit experience.

Tokyo Chipped occur semi-regularly, and are run by outside promoters. For all upcoming dates check in with Fab on Facebook or Twitter.