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The Friends of Smedley Park host a variety of sports activities every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Sessions are weekly. Just head down to Smedley Lane Playing Fields to join in.

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.

Miners Community Arts and Music Centre

The Miners Community Arts and Music Centre is the beating heart of the Moston community. The building takes its name from the days when it was a bathhouse for the coal miners who worked at Moston Pit. Known as The Miners Club, it was a place for miners to meet after work – to scrub […]

British Muslim Heritage Centre

Due to the latest government restrictions, your visit must be booked in advance. Please visit the British Muslim Heritage Centre website before you visit. The British Muslim Heritage Centre, or BMHC as it’s also known, was formerly the GMB National College. This 18th century Grade II listed building is located in the heart of Whalley […]

Hulme Community Garden Centre

Open 7 days a week, Hulme Community Garden Centre offers peaceful gardens and regular community events as well as a fully functional garden centre. A real oasis in the heart of Hulme, the garden centre hosts regular gardening sessions, family activities and a range of supported workshops for people with complex needs. In addition to […]

John Rylands Library

A masterpiece of neo-Gothic style, the John Rylands Library first opened its doors to public readers on 1 January 1900. The library was founded by Enriqueta Rylands in memory of her husband, John Rylands, and was built as a gift to Manchester. Home to one of the most remarkable university special collections in the world. […]

The Manchester Museum

Manchester Museum is undergoing a huge building project and is closed to the public until late 2022. Situated within the University of Manchester, Manchester Museum is home to an array of artefacts from the natural world. Highlights at the museum include a fossilised T-Rex called Stan, ancient Egyptian artefacts and live amphibians and reptiles. Whatever […]

Science and Industry Museum © The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

The Science and Industry Museum’s collection spans 250 years of innovations and ideas that started life in Manchester and went on to change the world. Explore Manchester’s rich legacy of scientific discoveries in the Revolution Manchester gallery, find out how the city’s heritage is interwoven with the cotton industry in the Textiles Gallery and see […]

The Whitworth

Offering both art and nature, the Whitworth was the first English gallery to be built in a park. In more recent years the gallery has won many awards including Visit England’s Gold Prize for Large Visitor Attraction of the Year and Art Fund’s Museum of the Year. The gallery has many outdoor spaces within the […]

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Manchester Libraries’ extensive lending catalogue isn’t the only thing on offer at Burnage Library, Activity and Information Hub. In addition, the centre runs toddlers’ Storytime, local history sessions for the over-50s, digital drop-ins, children’s coding club, book clubs and craft sessions. There’s always something wonderful happening in the local Burnage community. Completed projects at the […]