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

Talented MGS musician wins four cups

MGS pupil Sam Fitzsimons with his awards

Sam Fitzsimons, 10 years old talented musician from The Manchester Grammar School performed exceptionally at two prestigious music festivals, winning four cups. . . . → Read More: Talented MGS musician wins four cups

Winter 2016-17 Edition of M&D is out

Issue 54 cover (thumbnail), Winter 2016

The Christmas season is approaching quickly and M&D Magazine is going out next week to help you in preparation for festivities and long family holiday. We hope this issue will give you useful information and articles to remember, as usual from M&D. Check our listings for updates on Father Christmas’ locations, festive shows and . . . → Read More: Winter 2016-17 Edition of M&D is out

World Famous Gymnast Visits Alderley Girls

Beth Tweddle and Alderley Edge Junior girls (thumbnail)

Alderley Edge School for Girls welcomed Britain’s greatest ever gymnast, Beth Tweddle, renowned for her Olympic and Commonwealth successes. She hosted a Junior School Assembly and also held a question and answer session with the school’s Sports’ Scholars. . . . → Read More: World Famous Gymnast Visits Alderley Girls

AESG is First in Cheshire to Launch New Mental-Wellbeing Initiative for Young Girls

Helen Jeys, AESG Headmistress, Laura Earnshaw and year 1 girls (thumbnail)

Alderley Edge School for Girls is delighted to announce a partnership with myHappymind, an innovative programme which helps to develop and encourage positive mental wellbeing in children. . . . → Read More: AESG is First in Cheshire to Launch New Mental-Wellbeing Initiative for Young Girls

Fireworks and Bonfire Events

Firework display for bonfire night (thumbnail)

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

Pirates Ahoy in Swashbuckling Assembly at Bolton School

Bolton School | Pirates Assembly at Beech House (thumbnail)

An audience of parents and Reception and Year 1 children at Beech House were entertained as Year 2 children celebrated their term’s work on pirates with a colourful pirate-themed assembly that involved singing sea shanties and narrating swashbuckling stories. . . . → Read More: Pirates Ahoy in Swashbuckling Assembly at Bolton School

It’s Not Fair!!!

Angry Siblings (thumbnail)

As children move out of toddlerhood, they should be starting to learn to control their anger – but between the ages of five and ten, they are still incompetent emotion managers. This means that they are still likely to find it difficult controlling and expressing their anger appropriately.
Common reasons for kids anger, ways they demonstrate it and techniques teach them to express their emotions more effectively and to communicate and controll their distress. . . . → Read More: It’s Not Fair!!!

MGS Junior Boys Complete Bear Grylls Survival Race for Tearfund Charity

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Manchester Grammar School Junior School Boys Complete Bear Grylls Survival Race To Provide Clean Sanitation In The Democratic Republic of Congo. . . . → Read More: MGS Junior Boys Complete Bear Grylls Survival Race for Tearfund Charity

Spooktastic Halloween Fun at Gulliver’s

Halloween at Gulliver's Theme Parks, kids with costumed characters and mascots (thumbnail)

This Halloween half term Gulliver’s will have lots of fantastic attractions and activities. Swizzels Trick & Treat Trail will run at all three theme parks. . .
We’ve teamed up with Gulliver’s family theme parks to give 2 lucky Mums&Dads readers the chance to win a Family Spook Special ticket to visit their nearest park for some spooktastic Halloween fun this half-term! . . . → Read More: Spooktastic Halloween Fun at Gulliver’s