A 2K running event for children and young people. For ages 4 – 14 years old, the Junior Park Run takes place every Sunday morning at 9am at Alexandra Park.

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Woodland Preschool runs every Thursday during term time at Heaton Park. Suitable for children aged 0-4, the preschool offers a fun and creative outdoor space for children to learn and play. They can find out more about the woods, wildlife and the great outdoors. With movement, crafting and singing, little ones will enjoy building campfires […]

Taking place right across Chorlton, Chorlton Arts Festival is an annual event celebrating local artists. You’ll find all kinds of art displayed around the streets and places in Chorlton. From performance to painting, and handmade jewellery to street art, there’s plenty to see and do. Check out the full listings on the Chorlton Arts Festival […]

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The annual Gorton parade, carnival & car show will take place on the 12 September 2021. A perfect opportunity for the whole community to come together and celebrate everything that is great about Gorton.  

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Medieval Manchester Festival is a family-friendly daytime event at Chetham’s in Manchester City Centre. With live music, food, drink and medieval entertainment, the event marks the 600th anniversary of Manchester’s oldest buildings. Chetham’s stunning medieval buildings date right back to 1421. This special 2-day festival celebrates Manchester’s history, and the incredible story of Chetham’s. Step inside […]

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For the last time this year – join singer-songwriter Matt Hill, for My First Protest Song Online. A super online family event full of toe-tapping tunes. Throughout history, people have used songs to help express how they feel. Round up the family to make some noise and belt out those songs. This is a family-friendly […]

Alexandra Park is hosting it’s own heritage day to celebrate the history and culture of the park. There will be a range of fun social activities for the whole family to enjoy. Join your local community in celebrating your local area.

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September 2021 sees the triumphant return of Góbéfest. This free weekend-long festival celebrates the music, dance, culture, food and drink of the region of Transylvania. Expect sausages, goulash, craft beer and super strength fruit brandy Palinka. There’ll also be lots of folk dance alongside live Eastern European music. The three day-long free event will take […]

Join John Kirk for a fabulous ocean-themed story hunt. Story sessions are 20 minutes long and suitable for the whole family. You can tune in by logging on to the Manchester Libraries Facebook page.

The Friends of Smedley Lane Park hold football sessions every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings at Smedley Playing Fields.