Come and help remove the invasive Himalayan Balsam in Heaton Park this July. This is a community activity – help your local area and have lots of fun as you clear the Himalayan Balsam from Heaton Park. The Parks regular ‘litter pickers’ will be taking a break from the litter collection on the 6 July […]

Head down to the Khizra Mosque Eid Family Fun Day. There will be lots to do at this action-packed family event. Enjoy go-karting, a bouncy castle, face painting and henna/ Mehndi. There will also be fashion, games, a BBQ, food from around the world and much more.

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With all of your favourite characters, head to The Nickelodeon Experience in Heaton Park for an interactive family adventure. From Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Paw Patrol to Henry Danger and Spongebob Squarepants – The Nickolodeon Experience is fun for all ages.

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Discover the treasures in Elizabeth Gaskell’s garden this summer with your family and friends. The Elizabeth Gaskell’s House Family Garden Trail will launch on Wednesday 20 July and run throughout the school summer holidays on open days. Learn fun facts, make discoveries and find fun things to do as you make your way around the […]

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It’s Baby Week in Manchester. You’ll find a packed programme of events for expectant parents, parents, and babies – all highlighting the importance of the early days of a child’s life. Activities are taking place across Manchester – in Sure Start Children’s Centres, and in other cultural and leisure venues. The week kicks off with […]

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Would you like to try something new this half term? If you are aged 8+ years and would like to learn how to hand sew, come along to Central Library. Join artist Ibukun Baldwin in creating a special handmade banner. Leading up to Refugee Week, which runs from 20-26 June 2022, Ibukun will hold a […]

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A festival exploring climate change will take place across Greater Manchester from 8 – 12 June. With art exhibitions, talks and family activities, this is a festival for the whole community. There are also lots of ways to get involved – as a group or on your own. Events will mainly take place across four […]

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Discover a range of transport-themed activities this May at the Science and Industry Museum. Design and make your own moving machines. You’ll also be able to put your creations to the test and see how fast and far they go. Be inspired by the history of the Museum and find out about all the vehicles […]

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Pop along and get creative with your little ones at Z-arts‘ weekly toddler ‘Make & Believe’ sessions. Each session will offer arts and crafts, stories and singing in a fun and relaxed environment. This event is open to everyone, not just Bright Spark’s Members.

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Back by popular demand! If you ever fancied running away and joining the circus – now is your chance. If you are new to circus skills and want to learn the basics, then join the Circus House professionals here at Z-arts. Circus Sundays will run from May through to July.