Are you passionate about our city centre green spaces? Join the local park rangers at Sackville Gardens for a relaxing day of gardening.

Head down to these free weekly athletics training sessions provided by Sale Harriers. Sessions are free and take place every Wednesday from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm at Wythenshawe Park. All abilities welcome.

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Join the Friends of Chapel Street Park for a creative writing session inspired by nature. Appreciate the natural world around us. Come along, be creative and feel inspired about Manchester’s green spaces. To book your free place email

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Bake your own tasty stained-glass window cookies.

The Halloween Lantern Parade is back for 2021. Head to West Point Gardens on 31 October for a night of spooky costumes and magical lantern design. Celebrate the creativity and community spirit of Levenshulme.

Discover the sights of Manchester on the original tips-based walking tour of Manchester. The walking tour takes place every day at 11:00 am. Meet at the Alan Turing memorial in Sackville Gardens. Just turn up. Booking is not required.  

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Want to know more about Manchester’s history? Come and learn about the 1981 Moss Side Uprisings. Book on for this free workshop delivered by Manchester’s own Black History Educator, Linford Sweeney – who was there when it happened. The workshop is followed by a creative writing workshop delivered by poet in residence, Shirley May. ‘And […]

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Join the rangers at Brookdale Park for a Halloween-themed gardening session. Pop down in your best spooky costume between 12:00 noon and 1:30 pm.  

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Enjoy taking part in cycling sessions at Wythenshawe Park. All ages and abilities are welcome. There are a variety of different cycles to try. There’s a bike for everybody who wants to cycle. Have fun, make friends and get fit.

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As we push forward into the dark winter nights, a brand new festival is set to shine in Manchester city centre. Running over three evenings, the Corridor of Light will take place along the Oxford Road area of the city. With music, performance and art, many of the events are free. With events for all ages, […]