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Get creative at the Science and Industry Museum this spring. Discover and create. There are many construction-themed activities happening throughout the Easter School Holidays. Celebrate the city of Manchester with hands-on activities and live science shows. Have lots of fun building in the ‘Mega Makers’ indoor playground.  Enjoy the incredible moving artwork, A Quiet Afternoon […]

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Manchester Art Gallery offers a great day out for families over the Easter school holidays. The gallery’s mobile eco laboratory ‘Field Station’ will return for Easter. And Anthony Hall will be leading fun, hands-on activities for young people too. Each session will raise awareness of climate change and encourage people to notice the often invisible […]

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Enjoy a day out at the People’s History Museum (PHM) – be sure to check out the 2022 Banner Exhibition. Each banner in the exhibition has been created by people who fought for the rights we have today. Find out why banners are such an important tool in the fight for change. And also discover […]

Head to Elizabeth Gaskell’s House for a whole host of craft activities this Easter. Get stuck into some family craft activities in the Servants’ Hall. 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 […]

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Join the Whitworth for a 4-day summit inspired by the ‘What Kind of City’ art exhibition. The summit will focus on how art can help us all to become more active and creative. You’ll be able to hear from lots of speakers. There will also be opportunity for discussion to take part in workshops. ‘What […]

If you’re at a loose end, why not drop into this free creative making session on Saturday 19 February. Join artists Tavia Panton and Tina Ramos Ekongo for an exciting creative session. No need to book – just drop in.

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Join Afrocats at the Whitworth this half term. With brilliant creative movement sessions and arts and crafts workshops, there’s plenty for young people and their families to enjoy. Afrocats are an award-winning charity who create fantastic experiences and opportunities for communities and people across Greater Manchester. During half term week the cafe at the Whitworth […]

Take a trip to Manchester Art Gallery for a Creative Making Session. Join artists Tavia Panton and Tina Ramos Ekongo for a hands-on family art session. This is a free event and you can just drop-in.

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As the new year begins, Manchester Jewish Museum will be celebrating new starts and new life on the Sunday before Tu B’Shevat. The 15th of the Hebrew month of Shevat (this year falling on Monday 17 January) is celebrated as Tu B’Shevat – the ‘new year of trees’. It celebrates new life and marks the […]

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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 […]