COMPETITIONS

Back to Play

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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

Fireworks and Bonfire Events

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Find your local bonfire and firework display in Manchester and Cheshire area. . . . → Read More: Fireworks and Bonfire Events

Just So Festival 2016 Highlights

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Just So Festival this year takes place on 19th, 20th, and 21st August. Families from Manchester, Cheshire and surrounding areas will flock to Rode Hall in Cheshire to take part in this fantastically fun festival in the great outdoors. . . . → Read More: Just So Festival 2016 Highlights

The Cartoon Academy Expands To Offer School Workshops, Private Tuition And Children’s Parties

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The Cartoon Academy, fun ­filled workshops for artists of all ages, is to expand on its popular cartoon workshops to offer solutions to schools and parents. . . . → Read More: The Cartoon Academy Expands To Offer School Workshops, Private Tuition And Children’s Parties

Summer Camps, Clubs, Classes, 2016

2016 Summer Holiday Camps, Clubs, Classes: Sport and Multi-Activities, Art, Craft and Science, Drama, Dance and Music in Manchester and Cheshire . . . → Read More: Summer Camps, Clubs, Classes, 2016

Father holds ball in daughter’s name for Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity

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A father from Rochdale is organising a ball in aid of Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity, which ‘filled a hole’ for his family when his daughter’s undiagnosed illness left her unable to speak, or move. Matt Davies is holding the Scarlett Ball, named after his five-year-old daughter Scarlett, in Rochdale Town Hall, on Saturday 2 July. He hopes the event will raise £10,000 to be split between Rainbow Trust, which supports families who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness, and When you Wish Upon A Star. . . . → Read More: Father holds ball in daughter’s name for Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity

Easter Holiday Clubs and Camps, 2016

Our list of Easter Holidays Camps and Clubs for 2016. There are a lot of other half term activities, Easter egg trails and hunts and fun fairs on our March and April pages. . . . → Read More: Easter Holiday Clubs and Camps, 2016

Didsbury Girls Football

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Didsbury Girls Football offers a unique opportunity for local girls age 4-11 to have a go at girls only football. Group runs every Tuesday evening 5-6pm, in the main sports hall at Barlow RC High on Parrswood Road. . . . → Read More: Didsbury Girls Football