Heaton Park’s market stalls will be back over the Easter weekend. Head to Heaton Park Stables where you’ll find local traders selling beautiful gifts, trinkets and curiosities and retro sweets. There’s so much going on at Heaton Park over the Easter weekend – take a look at our guide.  

Image credit: Jane Blease wooden lighting. Photo: Eden Photography.

The People’s History Museum will host two festive shopping weekends this December. Browse and buy special one-off Christmas gifts that have been hand-made by artists and makers working in Greater Manchester. What a brilliant way to get your Christmas shopping ticked off and support local small businesses.