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Join an experienced tour guide for a British Sign Language tour of the Portico Library’s group exhibition Sit Down & Get Out! The trouble with “polite society”. The exhibition features work by lots of different artists and also young people from the mental health charity 42nd Street. The artwork looks at ‘politeness’ through the ages […]

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Head to Chinatown for wonderful Chinese New Year celebrations. Welcoming the Year of the Tiger, there will be a funfair, live performances, workshops, food stalls and much more. Be sure to see the illuminated Dragon and Chinese acrobatics. There will also be traditional lion dances, singing, poem reading and Kungfu. Performances will take place from […]

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Chinese New Year 2022 welcomes the Year of the Tiger. To mark the occasion a huge, friendly tiger will watch over St Ann’s Square this February. Head into the city centre and look out for the beautiful red lanterns dotted about St Anns Square too. There will also be free performances, street food and a […]

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If you’ve got a passion for gardening and love pottering outdoors, head to Debdale Park for ‘Green Fingers’. This is a unique project for adults with additional needs. The friendly group meet on a Wednesday/ Thursday every week.

Explore Moston & Harpurhey in a brand-new way using music and sound through your phone. Soundpaths will take you on a special journey through the parks and streets of Moston and Harpurhey via music and sound from a phone app. Feel your mood lift as GPS tracks where you are along the route, changing the […]

Join the Friends of Sackville Gardens for a litter pick of Manchester’s green spaces. Head to Sackville Gardens for 10:00 am every Saturday. Meet with others from your local community and keep Manchester looking tidy.

Join the Friends of Alexandra Park for their monthly litter pick. The litter pick takes place on the first Sunday of every month between 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm. Meet with others from your local community and enjoy the local area.

Join the friends of Clayton Park for their monthly litter pick of Clayton Hall and Clayton Park. The litter pick takes place on the fourth Saturday of every month. Meet with others from your local community and enjoy the local area.

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Visit the People’s History Museum to find out more about migrants, the people who have moved to the UK from other countries. When you arrive at the museum – spin the wheel at the entrance to the main galleries to put yourself in the shoes of a refugee or asylum seeker. Make sure you pick […]

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Visit the People’s History Museum to find out more about migrants, the people who have moved to the UK from other countries. Watch animations that explain the many different reasons that people come to the UK from other countries. You and your family can also take part in a passport trail around the museum. Be […]