Mackinnon & Saunders – 30 Years And Beyond

Waterside Arts 1 Waterside,, Manchester, Sale

Renowned animation studio Mackinnon & Saunders (Corpse Bride, Ra Ra the Noisy Lion, Pinocchio) celebrate their 30th year with this inspiring and exciting exhibition which will showcase puppets and props the Altrincham-based animators have created for TV and film productions for some of the world’s most successful studios, directors and filmmakers. Going on display for […]


Turn it Up: The Power Of Music

Science and Industry Museum Liverpool Road, Manchester, England

The Science and Industry Museum in Manchester is opening a world-first immersive exhibition exploring the science of music’s mysterious hold over us and how it drives us to create, perform, feel and share. Through specially commissioned interactive and immersive installations, personal stories, musical tracks, dance and music-making opportunities, never-before-seen musical inventions, first-hand accounts from renowned […]


Winter Adventures at Tatton Park

Tatton Park Tatton Park, Knutsford

Visit us weekdays in low season for some unmissable savings. More dates here Enjoy FREE garden entry for all mid-week visits between Tuesday 3 January to Friday 10 February. You can also take advantage of HALF PRICE car entry (including blue badge) on weekdays between Tuesday 3 January to 10 February. Please note that this […]


Izzy Gizmo

The Stoller Hall Hunts Bank, Manchester, England

Best-selling children’s book Izzy Gizmo (by Pip Jones and illustrated by Sara Ogilvie), tells the enchanting story of an intrepid young inventor who puts her talents to work to rescue a crow that can’t fly. Music and narration performed by Ensemble 360 and Polly Ives. Izzy’s mechanical marvels and infectious creative spirit are brought to […]


Buxton International Festival – Cinderella

The Lowry Pier 8, The Quays, Salford, Manchester

Buxton International Festival’s production of Pauline Viardot’s miniature operetta, is an elegant retelling of the classic fairy tale Cinderella. Laura Attridge (Director) and Anna Orton (Designer) have created a simple but inspired production. The operetta is sung in French (with English surtitles) and the dialogue is all in English. The chamber opera featuring seven singers […]

Recurring Event Scarecrow Festival

Scarecrow Festival

Tatton Park Tatton Park, Knutsford

Join us for our annual scarecrow festival this February half-term 2023. More dates here Search out dozens of scarecrows in our 50 acre Gardens and throughout our Farm. This year's theme is Kings and Queens, so keep your eyes peeled for a right royal mix of famous faces and colourful characters - all made out […]

Recurring Event Make Your Own Crown

Make Your Own Crown

National Football Museum Cathedral Gardens, Manchester

Make your very own football crown to take home with you More dates here Emulate Eric Cantona in Michael Browne's The Art of the Game painting and make your very own football crown to take home with you. 'King Eric' was depicted wearing the ornate headwear in the iconic football painting, on display as part […]

Recurring Event Dinosaur World Live

Dinosaur World Live

The Lowry Pier 8, The Quays, Salford, Manchester

A roarsome interactive show for all the family More dates here Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World Live in this roarsome interactive show for all the family. Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer across uncharted territories to discover a pre-historic world of astonishing (and remarkably life-like) dinosaurs. Meet a […]


Stoller Story Sounds – The Snowbear’s Story

The Stoller Hall Hunts Bank, Manchester, England

Musical story journeys for pre-schoolers and their grown-ups. Suitable for ages 3-5  ‘Snowbear stood up and looked at the circle of staring, waiting eyes…’ Lizzie Finlay and Carla Henry team up for another interactive workshop where story, drawing and music are woven into one. With a string quartet performance to top it off and extremely […]