May Half Term at Heaton Park

Family friendly

A young child wearing a blue jacket kneels down and holds out there hand as they feed a small white goat.
Image credit: Heaton Park

There’s lots happening at Heaton Park over the May half-term holidays. Families can enjoy a packed seven days of free, fun activities – best of all, there’s no need to book ahead, you can just drop in.

Here’s what you can expect on each day:

Sunday 26 May: ‘Meet the groups’ – Head down to meet some the groups based in Heaton Park. If you’d like to know more about the Tramway Museum and the park’s Beekeepers – now is your chance.

Monday 27 May: ‘Cinema in the Classroom’ – A family-friendly film will be picked for all to enjoy in the classroom

Tuesday 28 May: ‘Explore Heaton Park’ – Explore the park as you work your way through the Nature Detectives Work Sheet. Pick up your worksheet for the park’s reception.

Wednesday 29 May: ‘Meet the Animals’ – Pop along to find out all about the furry and feathered park residents. The Animal Centre staff will be on hand to answer all your questions.

Thursday 30 May: ‘Crafts in the Classroom’ – Create a greetings card at this crafty card-making session in the Stables Classroom.

Friday 31 May: ‘Don’t Get Bored, Play Games’ – Join the friendly folk at Heaton Park for some traditional board game fun. Meet at the Stables Courtyard and Classroom.

Saturday 1 June: ‘Colour Heaton In’ – Pop into Heaton Park reception or the Lakeside Café to pick up your free pavement chalks. Get creative as you write messages, draw pictures or play hopscotch –  it’s up to you.

Plan your visit

Middleton Road, Higher Blackley
Greater Manchester,
M25 2SW
Open 24 hours
Open 24 hours
Open 24 hours
Open 24 hours
Open 24 hours
Open 24 hours
Open 24 hours

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