Northern Ballet’s Latest Children’s Ballet Continues National Tour

Northern Ballet Elves & Shoemaker - Elves

Northern Ballet’s enchanting ballet for children, Elves & the Shoemaker, visits the Palace Theatre, Manchester this October. The national tour has already covered over 3,600 miles and the production has been adapted for TV by CBeebies.
To win family ticket for Friday 16.10.15, 12 noon… . . . → Read More: Northern Ballet’s Latest Children’s Ballet Continues National Tour

Run Wild, Child Family Adventure

Children dressed up for Run Wild, Child festival

Children and Family activity day within Dig the City, summer garden festival at Manchester City Centre. Free event on Thursday 6 August 2015, 10am – 3pm. . . . → Read More: Run Wild, Child Family Adventure

Time travel destination

Due to popular demand, the Manchester Children’s Book Festival is back a year earlier than expected, and now an annual event.
M&D asked the Creative Director of the festival – Poet Laureate, Dame Carol Ann Duffy – about the festival, poetry and love of books. . . . → Read More: Time travel destination

Local Businessman Donates £1 Million to MGS Bursary Fund

Businessman and former pupil Leon Howard has donated £1 million to The Manchester Grammar School (MGS) bursary fund as the School sets out its target to raise £100 million in the coming decades. . . . → Read More: Local Businessman Donates £1 Million to MGS Bursary Fund

Win Free Childcare for The Summer Holidays!

Junior Sport Stars Logo

Organising childcare during the long Summer Holidays is a stressful business… Junior Sport Stars is one of the companies in South Manchester that provides holiday camps in Stockport and Manchester every school holiday and have a range of courses available… M&D readers a chance to win five weeks . . . → Read More: Win Free Childcare for The Summer Holidays!

Manchester International Festival welcomes Mr Tumble to MIF15

The Tale of Mr Tumble at Manchester’s Opera House | Manchester International Festival 2015

Fun for all ages at Manchester International Festival 2015! The Tale of Mr Tumble is perfect for younger children and families, showing at Manchester Opera House in mid-July. For older children, why not try wonder.land, a musical inspired by Alice in Wonderland, at the Palace Theatre in early July. . . . → Read More: Manchester International Festival welcomes Mr Tumble to MIF15

Mother’s Day Event At Northenden Crafts Café

Tiny Tots and Teapots Arts, Crafts and Ceramics Café, Northenden, Manchester

Northenden arts, crafts and ceramics café Tiny Tots & Teapots is launching a Mother’s Day event on Saturday March 14, 2015 at 10:00, 12:30 and 15:00 to tempt patrons into giving their mothers, wives or grandmothers a special treat. . . . → Read More: Mother’s Day Event At Northenden Crafts Café

Bodyguard Author Teaches Manchester Pupils

Chris Bradford Visits Manchester Grammar School

Manchester Grammar School pupils were treated to a thrilling and unusual English lesson, thanks to award winning author Chris Bradford. Chris, a qualified professional bodyguard and trained martial arts expert, has enjoyed international success with his popular series including ‘Bodyguard’, ‘Young Samurai’ and ‘Ninja’ books. . . . → Read More: Bodyguard Author Teaches Manchester Pupils

Shows and Pantomimes

Pantomimes and Family Christmas Shows usually start early December and last till and of January. Here is Mums&Dads list for this year . . . → Read More: Shows and Pantomimes

New Juniors’ building for Withington Girls’ School

WSG junior New School Building- Entrance 02

Construction work is well underway on a new, purpose-built state-of-the-art Junior School building and central ‘Hub’ at Withington Girls’ School, within the grounds of existing site in Fallowfield, Manchester, costing £4.3m. . . . → Read More: New Juniors’ building for Withington Girls’ School