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Manchester family friendly events

With family events on throughout the year in Manchester, there's always something to do.

  • A Compás

    A Compás

    29 September 2014

    PerformanceIn a scintillating fusion of heartwrenching vocals, explosive footwork and virtuoso guitar playing, Jaleo return to Britain after three years with their latest new stage show A Compás, brimming over with the intoxicating rhythms, palpable energy and

  • Alexandra Park Walk - Oldham's Heritage Open Days

    Alexandra Park Walk - Oldham's Heritage Open Days

    11 September 2014

    Guided WalkPhotographic presentation followed by a walk through the grade 2 listed park. Please ensure that you come with appropriate outdoor clothing and footwear to protect from sun or rain.

  • An Exercise in Looking: Architecture in a social context - Oldham's Heritage Open Days

    An Exercise in Looking: Architecture in a social context - Oldham's Heritage Open Days

    15 September 2014

    LectureOldham Heritage Open days is your opportunity to find out more about the history and heritage of Oldham. From talks to walk, there’s plenty to discover, whether you are interested in architecture or heritage or just curious about the history of Oldh

  • Aspects of WW1 in Oldham - Oldham's Heritage Open Days

    Aspects of WW1 in Oldham - Oldham's Heritage Open Days

    17 September 2014

    ExhibitionOldham Heritage Open days is your opportunity to find out more about the history and heritage of Oldham. From talks to walk, there’s plenty to discover, whether you are interested in architecture or heritage or just curious about the history.

  • Autumn Diesel Gala

    Autumn Diesel Gala

    18 October 2014 - 19 October 2014

    Show / DisplayThe East Lancashire Railway's final Steam Gala of 2014, get ready for steam powered thrills, the perfect way to end the year.

  • Autumn Diesel Gala

    Autumn Diesel Gala

    27 September 2014 - 28 September 2014

    Show / DisplayThe leaves are falling and the diesels are rolling at the East Lancashire Railway.

  • Back to Broadway

    Back to Broadway

    01 October 2014

    PerformanceBack To Broadway is the all-singing, all-dancing, theatrical sensation that invites you to take a breathtaking journey through the magical world of musicals!

  • Bantams

    Bantams

    23 October 2014

    PerformanceA Hyde Festival Theatre Company and Tameside Cultural Services Production Bantams

  • Billy, The Monster and ME!

    Billy, The Monster and ME!

    20 September 2014

    PerformanceJoin Billy on his adventure of a lifetime. Find out what happens when a Monster appears in Billy's bedroom on the very day that his family are just too busy to play.

  • Black Dyke Band

    Black Dyke Band

    03 October 2014

    PerformanceOne of the country’s favourite brass bands will be at the Oldham Coliseum for one performance only. Black Dyke band

  • Brierly Map of Oldham - Oldham's Heritage Open Days

    Brierly Map of Oldham - Oldham's Heritage Open Days

    13 September 2014

    ExhibitionOldham Heritage Open days is your opportunity to find out more about the history and heritage of Oldham. From talks to walk, there’s plenty to discover, whether you are interested in architecture or heritage or just curious about the history.

  • British BMX Series

    British BMX Series

    13 September 2014 - 14 September 2014

    ArticleThe final round returns to where is started back in March, at the National Cycling Centre in Manchester.

  • Bury Light Night 2014

    Bury Light Night 2014

    10 October 2014

    FestivalEnjoy this wonderful mix of arts, light installations, music and performance as venues and attractions Bury stay open late the town's second Light Night event.

  • Castleshaw Roman Forts - Oldham's Heritage Open Days

    Castleshaw Roman Forts - Oldham's Heritage Open Days

    14 September 2014

    ExhibitionOldham Heritage Open days is your opportunity to find out more about the history and heritage of Oldham. From talks to walk, there’s plenty to discover, whether you are interested in architecture or heritage or just curious about the history.

  • Castleshaw Roman Forts - South Pennine Walk & Ride Festival

    Castleshaw Roman Forts - South Pennine Walk & Ride Festival

    14 September 2014

    FestivalCastleshaw Roman Forts - South Pennine Walk & Ride Festival