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Come to My Mum’s: An Evening of Conversation is a space for South Asian Muslim women to talk about what’s important to them today. Manchester-based artist Afreena Islam-Wright will host the evening of conversation. Guests so far include Sadia Habib and Maya Chowdhury from Manchester Museum; journalist Mishti Ali and prize-winning writer Qaisra Shahraz. The […]

Taking place right across Chorlton, Chorlton Arts Festival is an annual event celebrating local artists. You’ll find all kinds of art displayed around the streets and places in Chorlton. From performance to painting, and handmade jewellery to street art, there’s plenty to see and do. Check out the full listings on the Chorlton Arts Festival […]

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East Music Centre is a brand-new music centre in Beswick welcoming young musicians aged 9-18 years old. Activities include street band, steel band, ukulele group, bands, a newly formed Vocal Collective and a music production session. Streetband is open to anyone who plays or wants to learn brass, woodwind or drumming. The MuFu Band is […]

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The Russian Music Centre would like to welcome anyone who is interested in learning more about Russian music and culture. Whether you’re an experienced Balalaika player or are interested in learning to play – the centre offers music groups for everyone. Membership is free and meet-ups take place on Monday from 5:00 pm – 7:30 […]

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South Music Centre is a lively and friendly place for children aged 3-18. Offering a wide range of musical opportunities, children and young people can enjoy playing an instrument as part of a group. Activities include rock & pop bands, wind bands, ukulele group, string ensembles, choir and orchestra. There are lots of fun activities […]

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The Central Music Centre is home to the Manchester Youth String Orchestra (MYSO). MYSO is open to anyone aged 11-18 who can play a string instrument at Grade 4 level or above. The orchestra play a wide range of different music and there is no entry audition. Develop ensemble skills in a friendly environment. Membership […]

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Meet up with fellow gardening enthusiasts and celebrate nature. Join the Friends of Birchfields Park for their monthly gardening sessions. The sessions take place on the 3rd Sunday of every month.

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Join Bhangra dancer Hardeep Singh Sahota for this exciting family workshop. Learn more about the Indian folk dance as you learn some new dance moves. The workshop is suitable for all abilities. Children must be accompanied by a parent/ carer. Spaces must be booked in advance.  

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Get involved in these fabulous summer activities at Nuthurst Road Park. The local park rangers will show you how to build a bird box. You can also try your hand at pebble painting. Great for all ages. So pop along and create your own designs.

Join this litter pick in association with the friends of Cringle Park for Manchester’s green spaces. Our green spaces are so important and have given many of us a lifeline throughout the lockdown. Let’s look after them. Drop down and borrow a litter picker. Show how much your local area means to you.