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Mmm Ahh Whoosh is a lively musical event for children aged 0–5 and their grown-ups. Take a soulful journey through a swirling world of colour and enjoy listening to different types of music. Inspired by all of the sounds little ones make – first breaths, hums and gurgles – Mmm Aah Whoosh celebrates the language […]

Get creative this half term when you visit Elizabeth Gaskell’s House. Head to the Servants’ Hall for lots of family craft activities. You can find out all about Victorian greetings cards and also make your own seasonal card to take home. There is also a cat-themed family activity trail too. Inspired by Elizabeth’s own cat, […]

Scribble and Clipboard have a very important job to do – they need to sort the recycling. But Scribble keeps finding new things to investigate. When she discovers a mysterious egg hidden in the rubbish, our heroes need the audience’s help. Can we save the mysterious egg from smashing? And what will we discover along […]

“Run, run as fast as you can! You can’t catch me! I’m the Gingerbread Man!” Come and see the wonderful tale of the Gingerbread Man as a theatre show at Z-Arts. With fantastic puppets, great music and lots of laughs, the show tells the story of the delicious-smelling Gingerbread Man – the bravest biscuit of […]

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Whether you live in the middle of a city or out in the countryside, nature is all around us. Just like the scientists who work at The Manchester Museum – you too can become an Outdoor Explorer. To help you get started the museum has made some short, online films. You can start hunting for […]

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All aboard! Mini mechanics and engineers can enjoy some of the marvellous machines on display at the Science and Industry Museum this winter. Discover machines of all shapes and sizes and be inspired by the museum’s brand-new moving display, A Quiet Afternoon in the Cloud Cuckoo Valley. The display tells the story of a train […]

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Roll up your sleeves and join a Challah baking workshop at Manchester Jewish Museum. Challah is a traditional Jewish bread with a beautiful braid design. It is traditionally eaten on Shabbat (the Jewish day of worship, celebrated on Saturday) and at Jewish celebrations. You’ll bake your very own bread at this workshop as well as […]

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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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Join the local rangers at the Lakeside Café in Boggart Hole Clough for an exciting day of festive arts & crafts. Make your very own Christmas cards and decorations which you can take home and display.

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It may be icy & freezing outside but you’re guaranteed a warm welcome at Miles Platting Library. Head to the library for a winter-themed storytime session. There will also be puppet stories – fun for children, families and grown-ups of all ages. No need to book – you can just drop in. Sessions are taking […]