Image credit: Manchester Museum

Whether you live in the middle of a city or out in the countryside, nature is all around us. Just like the scientists who work at The Manchester Museum – you too can become an Outdoor Explorer. To help you get started the museum has made some short, online films. You can start hunting for […]

Would you like to try Tai Chi? Tai Chi is a traditional Chinese art to strengthen both body and mind. It combines both deep breathing and relaxation with flowing movement. This is an age-friendly Tai Chi session suitable for people aged over 50.

Image credit: Platt Fields Park.

Pop down to Platt Hall at Platt Fields Park to join the weekly gardening sessions. These sessions offer a great chance to be outside, enjoy nature and to meet fellow enthusiastic gardeners. Volunteer sessions take place every Tuesday from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Sessions run until the end of October.

Active communities are running a series of sports and fitness activities at Bignor Street Park. There will be coaches on hand to provide support. What a wonderful way for all abilities to get involved, have fun and get active. Sessions will run from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm on: 2nd August 3rd August 10th August […]

Old Moat Park are running a super summer family fun day. With sports activities and a picnic on offer, there will be something for all ages to enjoy this summer. Pop along and enjoy your local park. Meet other people in the community and have fun.

© Patrick Case from Pexels

This summer Alexandra Park are running a cricket coaching camp for young people aged from 7 to 15. This is a great way for kids to experience the wonderful world of cricket. All abilities are welcome. Session will take place on 14th August, 21st August and 28th August from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm.  

© Patrick Case from Pexels

Dynamos Cricket will be running training sessions at Bignor Street Park this summer. Young people aged from 8 to 11 can enjoy the wonderful world of cricket. All abilities are welcome. Sessions will take place from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm every Wednesday afternoon throughout August.

Join Unity Arts at Old Moat Park every Tuesday throughout August for some special outdoors activities. Enjoy circus skills, arts, crafts and games. Get creative and be inspired.

Image credit: Public Domain

With plenty of play sessions indoors and out, children will have lots of fun at this summer playscheme. There will be arts and craft sessions as well as wellbeing activities. Sporty youngsters can enjoy football, basketball and table tennis. There will also be nature, gardening and cooking sessions, and music and circus skills activities too. […]

© Karol D from Pexels

Head to Chorlton Park in for Summer Art Sessions every Wednesday and Friday afternoon throughout August. You’ll find Unity Arts running their very own Circus, Arts & Crafts and musical activities. You can also create your own spray can art and find out more about upcycling. Join in, get creative and be inspired.