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Picnic in the Pool

14 August @ 12:00 - 15:00

picnic in the pool - victoria baths

Visit an iconic Manchester landmark and enjoy a family-friendly activity-filled picnic in our Gala Pool!

Join Us for a Picnic with a difference…

  • Family-Friendly Picnic in an Empty Pool
  • £1 entry per person
  • Bring Your Own Food and Beverages (or enjoy snacks and drinks from our tea room)
  • Pack Your Picnic Essentials: Blankets & Cushions needed for a tiled floor! 🧺
  • Enjoy a day of laughter and games with our lawn games and crafting areas!

Dive into an afternoon of family fun as we transform our (empty) Gala Pool into a weatherproof picnic paradise! Bring your tastiest treats, coziest blankets, and snuggly cushions for a day of good food and great company. Plus activity areas that guarantee fun for all ages!

Activities include:

  • Lawn Games
  • Craft area
  • Building trail
  • Little Zone: a dedicated area for smaller adventurers to play with toys, books, and mini kitchen

Soak up the sun without a chance of rain as you picnic under our glorious glass roof, and create cherished memories with your loved ones at our family-friendly Picnic!

Everyone is welcome. All children must be accompanied by adults.

The event is £1 per person, and tickets are available online and on the door but booking is advised to avoid disappointment as spaces may be limited on the day.

This event is part of our weekly Welcome Wednesday which includes:

  • Our entertaining and informative Discover Victoria Baths tour, led by an experienced volunteer guide. Doors open at 11am for free general building entry and the guided tour starts at 1pm, lasting approximately 1¼ hours.
  • Browse and buy souvenirs and gifts in our wonderful Gift Shop and visit our beautiful Tea Room with its stained glass windows and elaborate wrought iron ceiling, serving hot and cold drinks, and snacks.
  • Explore the Grade II* listed building which is remarkably intact, with beautiful stained glass windows, amazing wall tiles, and incredible mosaic flooring behind the imposing exterior.

Book Picnic in the Pool at Victoria Baths



14 August
12:00 - 15:00
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Victoria Baths
Hathersage Road
Manchester, M13 0FE United Kingdom
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