Diced tea is in Oldham I think its 1-2 Saturdays a month cheadle board room is this Saturday in cheadle. In each case find the face book group for details. There is also gnome which is north Manchester. Then there is variable magers see page in this forum Tuesday nights in Heston Mersey. Then there are some meetups in Manchester centre and variousgamkjng spaces like fanboy 3
In terms of Manchester, there is a great gaming shop Fanboythree in the northern quater. It has lots of playing space and around 80 games open to play along with adding a new one every week.
They have a board game group there that meet every Sunday at 6pm there is no specific type of game we play we give everything people are willing to a good chance. But we love having new people coming to join us. We also have a little cafe in the corner of the shop for drinks and the like.