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Mmm Ahh Whoosh is a lively musical event for children aged 0–5 and their grown-ups. Take a soulful journey through a swirling world of colour and enjoy listening to different types of music. Inspired by all of the sounds little ones make – first breaths, hums and gurgles – Mmm Aah Whoosh celebrates the language […]

Get creative this half term when you visit Elizabeth Gaskell’s House. Head to the Servants’ Hall for lots of family craft activities. 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 Elizabeth’s own cat, […]

Scribble and Clipboard have a very important job to do – they need to sort the recycling. But Scribble keeps finding new things to investigate. When she discovers a mysterious egg hidden in the rubbish, our heroes need the audience’s help. Can we save the mysterious egg from smashing? And what will we discover along […]

“Run, run as fast as you can! You can’t catch me! I’m the Gingerbread Man!” Come and see the wonderful tale of the Gingerbread Man as a theatre show at Z-Arts. With fantastic puppets, great music and lots of laughs, the show tells the story of the delicious-smelling Gingerbread Man – the bravest biscuit of […]

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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 […]

A free holiday camp provided in partnership with Greater Manchester Outdoor Learning. Suitable for young people aged 8 – 15 years on free school meals. Young people attending the camp will enjoy healthy meals followed by a range of activities. The camp runs from Monday – Thursday 8:30 am – 1:30 pm.

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For a fun day out – head to the National Football Museum. Round up the family for a visit to England’s one and only National Football Museum. There are plenty of football-themed activities for families of all ages to enjoy.

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Whether you live in a city or in the countryside, you will find all sorts of nature on your doorstep. Anybody can be an Outdoor Explorer. The brilliant Manchester Museum have made some short films that you can watch online. Explore the world around you – find minibeasts and study plantlife. Don’t forget to share […]

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Adventurers should definitely hot-foot it to the Imperial War Museum North this October half term. Family-friendly ‘Story Seekers’ sessions take place every day throughout the half term holidays. You can get hands-on with real artefacts and also discover brave real-life stories. Story Seekers is a wonderful opportunity for families of all ages to learn about […]

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Northenden Community Library will host a pop up craft table throughout the October half term holidays. Enjoy free spooky holiday crafts for all of the family. Running during library opening hours: Monday to Thursday 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm and Friday 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.