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families Patterns in Nature
The Manchester Museum | 29 July – 26 August 2021

In Patterns in Nature, the museum’s curators show off the best patterns nature has to offer using fossils, shells and plants.

families 21st Century Nature Collecting
The Manchester Museum | 23 July 2021

21st Century Nature Collecting is a workshop that shines a light on how scientists collected nature samples in the past and how is it different today.

families Nature, Comics & Belonging
The Manchester Museum | 9 August 2021

Nature, Comics & Belonging is an online event for families to enjoy this summer holiday with Manchester Museum.

families Manchester Central Library Sunday Funday
Manchester Central Library | 13 June 2021

A family-friendly afternoon celebration of Manchester’s libraries, expect a special mix of crafts and performance plus a chance to meet some of your favourite characters. 

families Z-arts Bruntwood Stage Takeover
Homeground | 19 June 2021

Z-arts are all lined up for a memorable family-friendly takeover of the Bruntwood Stage at Homeground this summer.

families The Tiger Who Came to Tea and the adventures of Mog the Forgetful Cat
Z-arts | 28 May – 4 September 2021

After being postponed last year, this long-awaited family exhibition finally opens at Z-arts. Join the Tiger for tea and hear the tale of his surprise visit to Sophie and her mummy.

families Half term family fun at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House
Elizabeth Gaskell's House | 26 May – 6 June 2021

Enjoy a cat-themed trail at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House this half term – purrfect for all the family! Join Elizabeth’s cat Cranford and explore her activity trail which is packed full of jokes and activities, and you’ll find out about the lives of the Gaskell family when they lived here. Can you spot all the cuddly […]

families See, Make and Do at the Museum – Autism-Friendly
The Manchester Museum | 14 November – 12 December 2020

Join us for early openings at the Museum aimed at children who have autism and other needs, along with their families and carers. See objects, do activities and make creations inspired by one of the Museum’s galleries. In November, we’ll be inspired by the Nature’s Library gallery, which will be open for activities 9.15-11.15am. There’s […]

performance Dick Whittington… and his Cat!
The Dancehouse | 20 December 2020 – 2 January 2021

It’s Christmas and the road to The Dancehouse is paved with Panto Gold! The bells are ringing out for another sure-fire Christmas hit – ‘Dick Whittington… and his Cat!’

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