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families Christmas Family Day: The Gruffalo
Royal Northern College of Music | 18 December 2022

An day of festive family fun and musical treats, including a screening plus live orchestra of the magical film The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson.

families Afrocats x Whitworth
The Whitworth | 25 – 27 October 2022

This October half term, African and Caribbean songs will fill the galleries as well as cultural arts and crafts workshops taking place in the Whitworth’s School of Creativity.

families Halloween at the Elizabeth Gaskell’s House
Elizabeth Gaskell's House | 23 – 30 October 2022

Bring your little monsters for some creepy craft this Autumn and celebrate Halloween at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House.

festival South Asian Heritage Month Festival
The Whitworth | 22 – 23 July 2022

Manchester Museum is celebrating South Asian Heritage Month with an unmissable two-day festival featuring film, music, workshops and more.

families Inspired by Libraries with Lemn Sissay
Manchester Central Library | 16 June 2022

Join Poet Lemn Sissay for an exciting talk on how libraries have inspired him in his life, taking place at Manchester Central Library as part of the Festival of Libraries.

Part of Festival of Libraries

families Inspired by Libraries with Jackie Kay and Abigail Reynolds
Manchester Poetry Library | 15 June 2022

Join poet Jackie Kay CBE and Artist Abigail Reynolds in conversation on the importance of libraries, hosted by Manchester Poetry Library.

Part of Festival of Libraries

families Hand Stitched Banner Making Workshop for ages 8+
Manchester Central Library | 30 May 2022

Leading up to Refugee Week, Manchester Libraries will be holding a series of banner making workshops with artist Ibukun Baldwin.

families Hand Stitched Banner Making Workshop for ages 8+
Manchester Central Library | 1 June 2022

Leading up to Refugee Week, Manchester Libraries will be holding a series of banner making workshops with artist Ibukun Baldwin.

literature Love to Read: Family Drop in at Manchester Poetry Library
Manchester Poetry Library | 18 June 2022

Manchester Poetry Library presents Love to Read: Family Drop, multi-lingual storytelling and activities for younger children and drop in discussion groups for teens and young adults.