Chalk It Up!

Sidewalk street chalk art - Jean Marc Navello, France

The streets of Crewe town centre will become the canvas for an international art festival over August Bank Holiday weekend (26-27th), when around 30 artists will transform the pavements into a riot of colour as part of ‘Chalk It Up’. . . . → Read More: Chalk It Up!

Keeping the Kids Busy During the Holidays

Summer holidays with kids at the beach

The school holidays are an exciting opportunity to spend time together as a family and pursue the activities you can’t fit in during term time. Check out our advice below to find out how you can entertain your little ones during the summer break. . . . → Read More: Keeping the Kids Busy During the Holidays

Creative and Creepy Crawly Summer Fun at the Chestnut Centre

There’s plenty to keep kids busy over the school summer holidays with a range of fun activities at the Chestnut Centre Otter, Owl and Wildlife Park in Chapel-en-le-Frith. . . . → Read More: Creative and Creepy Crawly Summer Fun at the Chestnut Centre

Roar-some dinosaur tour will bring giant Rex-hibits

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A roar-some national animatronic dinosaur tour is coming to Manchester this summer, including 30 full scale creature features. A T-Rex standing around 18 metres from head to tail, a battle between Deinonychus and Tenontosaurus, and a 16 metre long Diplodocus are all in store as visitors travel back over 65 millions of years at Jurassic Kingdom.
Competition: win family ticket… . . . → Read More: Roar-some dinosaur tour will bring giant Rex-hibits

Stagecoach Didsbury – Wonderland Easter Workshop

10th to 13th April 2017 Stagecoach Didsbury will be running their annual Easter Workshop (for 4-7 year olds and 7-16 year olds) at Parrs Wood High School, East Didsbury, Manchester. . . . → Read More: Stagecoach Didsbury – Wonderland Easter Workshop

SciTech Inspiring Science – Inspiring Children In the Easter and Summer Holidays

If I have any ability it is the ability to learn from scientists and talk to children,” says Philip Rose, the founder of SciTech, an organisation that for 25 years has brought the most amazing science experiences to children. Philip explains that this ability stems from his imagination which he claims “never really grew up! . . . → Read More: SciTech Inspiring Science – Inspiring Children In the Easter and Summer Holidays

Tennis In The School Holidays

Tennis Easter holiday camp with Point One Tennis, Poynton Tennis Club

Easter and Whit holiday tennis camps 2017 are run by Point-One Tennis, a tennis coaching and activity provider operating from Poynton Tennis Club, Cheshire. . . . → Read More: Tennis In The School Holidays

Back to Play

investigation area at Mini Sparks (small)

Claire Glennon, qualified educational practitioner, advocate of child-led play and founder of Mini Sparks Play Sessions for pre-school children, talks about the importance of immersive, child-led play. . . . → Read More: Back to Play

Trafford Park Hosts Manchester’s Magical Christmas Event For Families

Santa’s Big Party brings the magical of Christmas to Manchester on 17th December. . . . → Read More: Trafford Park Hosts Manchester’s Magical Christmas Event For Families

Shows and Pantomimes

Billy Elliot- The Musical

Palace Theatre 29 November – 28 January Billy Elliot is the inspirational story of one boy’s dream to realise his ambitions against the odds. Set in the North East of England against the background of the historic 1984/ ’85 miners’ strike, Billy pursues his passion for dance in secret to . . . → Read More: Shows and Pantomimes