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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.

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler will celebrate The Gruffalo’s birthday in...

The Gruffalo has become one of the best-loved children's books of recent years, and a special 20th birthday party will be held in Manchester...

Zog and Room on the Broom head to Manchester for live...

Fans of the children's books of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler are being spoilt for choice in Manchester this year. For hot on the heels...

Manchester music store Forsyth to give away 200 free music lessons

Deansgate music store Forsyth is offering free music lessons during national Learn to Play Day weekend next month. Lessons are available on piano, voice, and...

A dragon rollercoaster, inflatable obstacle course and giant funhouse are coming...

Organisers of Manchester's giant indoor Easter funfair have just released details of the rides we can look forward to - and there are some...

Things to do with the kids in Manchester this half-term for...

The February half-term holiday is upon us, and parents will be looking for inspiration for things to do with the kids over the coming...

Manchester Duck Race to celebrate 10th anniversary with celebrity guests, fairground...

2019 marks the 10th anniversary of one of Manchester’s most popular Easter traditions, as the Duck Race returns to New Bailey for Good Friday. And...

Escape real life and step into virtual reality at Virtual Hideout

You've probably heard the term virtual reality. But have you ever tried it? Manchester’s new reality gaming hub is offering the opportunity for VR newbies...

The Gruffalo, Zog and Room on the Broom exhibition is now...

The eagerly-awaited exhibition celebrating the children's books of author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler officially opens this weekend at Z Arts in Hulme....

Musical mermaids are coming to intu Trafford Centre – when to...

Mermaid fans will want to know about this rather quirky upcoming event at intu Trafford Centre. For the shopping mall's iconic fountains are going to...

This new indoor bike park will bring family friendly fitness and...

A new indoor bike park, bringing family-friendly fitness and fun to Manchester city centre, is opening at Mayfield in February. The Dirt Factory Pop-Up is...

Everything you need to know about celebrating Chinese New Year 2019...

Manchester is all set to celebrate its second new year of 2019 this month as we welcome in the Year of the Pig with...

Three to see this weekend: new art at HOME, a railway...

This weekend sees the HSBC UK National Track Championships return to the HSBC UK National Cycling Centre in Manchester, home of the Great Britain Cycling...

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