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Manchester is famous for its rainy days which is probably why there’s so much to do to keep the kids entertained. We’ve got the world's biggest and best football museum, the UK’s longest indoor skiing and snowboarding slope, and one of the largest trampoline arenas in Europe. And there’s four floors of displays and exhibitions at the Manchester Museum including Egyptian mummies and the skeleton of Stan the Tyrannosaurus Rex.

GUNG-HO! World’s biggest 5k inflatable obstacle challenge coming to Manchester

A 5k inflatable obstacle course will be pitching up in Heaton Park on Saturday 29th April and inviting you to take on the challenge in...

All aboard Greater Manchester’s new sightseeing bus

Manchester is the third most visited city in the UK with a rapidly growing tourism economy worth £7.9 billion, but it’s one of the...

18 eggciting things for the whole family to do in Manchester this...

Stuck for things to do over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend? We're here to help. So put down the Easter eggs for a bit and...

Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival promises to be bigger, better and more chocolatey...

Back in 2008, Paul Morris, owner of The Chocolate Cafe in Ramsbottom, had an idea of creating a chocolate market in the picturesque market...

What a Babe! Meet the man behind the world’s favourite pig

Dick King-Smith's much loved children's novel The Sheep-Pig, which inspired the Oscar-winning 1995 film Babe, will be brought to life at The Lowry next month in an enchanting...

Jurassic World: dinosaurs will come to life in a Manchester park...

A collection of dinosaurs is touring the UK later this year and it's set to arrive in Manchester in July. No, it’s not a 60s rock...

12 places to celebrate Pancake Day 2017 in Manchester

Shrove Tuesday, also known as Pancake Day, falls on Tuesday 28th February this year. Whether it's plain old sugar and lemon or something a little more...

Three to see this weekend: contortionists, coffee house yoga and an...

If you missed The Chainsmokers in town on Thursday, don’t sweat it. There’s lots of other good stuff going on this weekend. Once you’ve watched...

Footy Fun: WIN a family day out for four at the...

Spring doesn’t officially start for another month, and the weather doesn’t seem to be letting up much. Rain, rain, gale force winds, more rain...

Top 10 reasons to visit intu Trafford Centre this half-term

‘I’m bored!’ Those two little words can strike fear into mums and dads when the little ones are having a break from school. Well...

New five day family-friendly festival launches this summer

Here’s a new date for your summer festival diary. One Tribe Festival will be descending on the spectacular grounds of Cholmondeley Castle in Cheshire this...

10 places to go for February half-term family fun

February half-term falls from Monday 20th to Friday 25th for most schools in Manchester, so what better way to keep adults and kids alike...