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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 […]

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Come to My Mum’s: An Evening of Conversation is a space for South Asian Muslim women to talk about what’s important to them today. Manchester-based artist Afreena Islam-Wright will host the evening of conversation. Guests so far include Sadia Habib and Maya Chowdhury from Manchester Museum; journalist Mishti Ali and prize-winning writer Qaisra Shahraz. The […]

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Written and performed by Cbeebies poet Dominic Berry, Dommy B’s Best Adventure Ever is a fun and interactive theatre show for children aged 5+. When Dom and his Mum move house, Dom has to go to a new school. Leaving behind all of his friends, he arrives ready to share his exciting and magical rhymes. […]

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Playing at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Glee & Me is a prize-winning dark comedy written by Stuart Slade. Glee & Me is a one-woman theatre show about 16-year-old Lola, a bright and brave teenager who is diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour. Liv Hill takes on the role of Lola. She made her television debut […]

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Join Manchester Jewish Museum to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Sukkot. The museum will welcome visitors for a special Open Day as part of Cheetham Cultural Festival 2021. Sukkot is a Jewish festival to celebrate the harvest and also to commemorate the sheltering of the Jewish people in the wilderness. To celebrate Sukkot, the museum […]

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Sheba Arts CIC will host its first full week, in-person community festival this year. The festival will showcase the best of community migrant art in Greater Manchester and the North of England. Offering an exciting community event, the festival will take place for two days in Manchester Central Library (in partnership with Ahmed Iqbal Ullah […]

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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Art in the park is happening as part of Chorlton Arts Festival. You’ll find fabulous displays of different kinds of art in Beech Road Park. Enjoy performance, poetry, paintings and much more – all created by artists from Manchester.

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Join the award-winning artist Katherine Lees for this special sculpture workshop at Manchester Craft and Design Centre. Even if you’re new to art, there’s lots of fun to be had at this workshop. Katherine will guide you to hand build your own clay animal. Once created, you’ll decorate it using coloured slips and underglazes. By […]

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How do we create a better world? That’s the question at the heart of the Ripples of Hope Festival – a new Festival based at HOME, celebrating the power of people to make human rights a reality. With conversations, workshops and performances, the festival runs for five days this September. Speakers at the festival include: […]