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  1. Add Halloween in the City to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    Plenty of Tricks. Plenty More Treats.

    Dates

    From:
    27 Oct 2018to28 Oct 2018
  2. Add Trick or Treat Trail to your Itinerary

    Manchester City Centre

    Small spooky people should beat a path down the Trick or Treat Trail, where they can find a sweet or scary surprise behind every (giant) door.

    Dates

    From:
    27 Oct 2018to28 Oct 2018Various Opening Times
  3. Add The Spooky Pooch Parade to your Itinerary

    Exchange Square, Manchester

    A Halloween-themed fancy dress dog parade. Get an eyeful of all those four-legged pumpkins, little devils, witches and warlocks as they parade through the city centre.

    Dates

    From:
    28 Oct 2018Open 12:00 - 13:00
  4. Add Lightning Strikes to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    Danger, danger: high voltage! The air will crackle, your hair will stand on end and sparks will fly in this electrifying tour of Manchester’s High Voltage Test Lab. Explore the machinery of the laboratory, find out more about the mysterious salt fog...

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2018
  5. Add Christmas at Dunham Massey to your Itinerary

    Altrincham

    Christmas at Dunham Massey returns to the historic National Trust property in Cheshire from 30 November – 30 December 2018.

    Dates

    From:
    30 Nov 2018to30 Dec 2018
  6. Add Seeing Sound: A Chromesthesia Concert to your Itinerary

    MANCHESTER

    Ever wanted to taste colour? Or feel a smell? Or see music? This chromesthesia concert is for you. Based on the very real medical condition of sensory wires in the brain getting muddled, experience how technology can render this phenomenon in real...

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2018Open 18:00 - 18:45
  7. Add Scored in Silence to your Itinerary

    MANCHESTER

    The atomic bombs that fell on Hiroshima and Nagasaki changed the world and Japanese deaf artist Chisato Minamimura wants to share how they changed people. Prepare to be mesmerised as Chisato’s performance triggers visuals, sound and vibration,...

    Dates

    From:
    19 Oct 2018to20 Oct 2018

    Indicative Availability

    Book Scored in Silence Online (opens in a new window)

  8. Add Seven Thousand Feet to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    Marvel at the sight of seven thousand socks hanging high, as artist Christine Wilcox-Baker socks it to diabetes with an epic installation. Every year, over seven thousand lower limbs are amputated in the UK due to diabetes and this giant artwork...

    Venue

    Central Library, MANCHESTER

    Dates

    From:
    18 Oct 2018to14 Nov 2018Various Opening Times
  9. Add Mirror Pillar to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    Take a peek into the mirror universe. Look at any of these artworks directly and you’ll see a complete mess, but glance through the Mirror Pillar, and all will be suddenly revealed. As the mirror bends, bounces and contorts light, you’ll see the...

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2018to23 Oct 2018
  10. Add Man on the Moon to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    Journey through space and time in this moving performance fuelled by love, fear and Afrofuturism. Writer Keisha Thompson paints us a poignant, autobiographical picture of fatherhood, creating a compelling protagonist out of her own experiences, one...

    Dates

    From:
    16 Oct 2018to19 Oct 2018

    Indicative Availability

    Book Man on the Moon Online (opens in a new window)

  11. Add The Hallé – The Snowman to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    Bring all the family along to the big screening of The Snowman, the animated classic by Raymond Briggs.

    Dates

    From:
    15 Dec 2018Open 16:00 - 17:30
  12. Add City Sound Walks to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    Imagine hearing the tones, beats and rhythms of a city generated from ambient and electrical lighting, urban light design, flashing lamp posts and passing cars. Tune up your portable Noise Machine synthesizer and join the outdoor orchestra as we...

    Dates

    From:
    25 Oct 2018to27 Oct 2018

    Indicative Availability

    Book City Sound Walks Online (opens in a new window)

  13. Add Little Women Workshop to your Itinerary

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    Manchester

    Make your own iconic puppet in this creative family workshop. Once you have made your puppet take a picture of it in our mini theatre and share it with us on social media!

    Free. Family friendly. No need to book, just turn up.

    Dates

    From:
    24 Oct 2018Open 14:00 - 16:00
  14. Add Autumn Steam Gala to your Itinerary

    Bury, Bury

    STEAMING SEND OFF
    Make sure not to miss the last large scale steam gala of the ELR's calendar! A fantastic way to ward off the winter chill.

    WHAT'S INCLUDED?
    An all steam timetable will be running all weekend, with home fleet locos and special...

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2018to21 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  15. Add Halloween Ghost Trains to your Itinerary

    Bury

    Are you brave enough to board the Halloween Ghost Train? Take a ride to Rawtenstall and back alongside a host of hideous haunters and giggling ghouls.

    Dates

    From:
    26 Oct 2018to27 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
    From:
    31 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  16. Add Santa Specials to your Itinerary

    Bury

    Kick start your Christmas celebrations with a steam train ride through a winter wonderland on what has become a firm family favourite in the North West.

    Dates

    From:
    24 Nov 2018to25 Nov 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
    From:
    1 Dec 2018to2 Dec 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
    From:
    8 Dec 2018to9 Dec 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
    From:
    15 Dec 2018to16 Dec 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
    From:
    21 Dec 2018to24 Dec 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  17. Add Power Playground to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    Generate a whole lot of energy at our action packed weekend. Discover environmentally friendly future fuel cells and fire them up to snap a selfie with a thermal camera. See what the future holds and explore a virtual wind farm using drones, make...

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2018to21 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
  18. Add Enter the Lair of the Giant Crab at Sea Life Manchester to your Itinerary

    Stretford

    WANTED: Deep sea explorers!

    Welcome to the depths... 600 metres below sea level what will you find lurking in the deep? Enter the lair of the Giant Japanese Spider crab.

    Measuring over 3 metres claw to claw the Japanese Spider Crab is a giant...

    Venue

    Sea Life Manchester, TRAFFORD

    Dates

    From:
    24 Mar 2018to31 Dec 2018Open 10:00 - 18:00
  19. Add Steaming Days at Bolton Steam Museum to your Itinerary

    off Chorley Old Road, Bolton

    Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines - some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England. Some of our engines are now unique - the only one of its kind to survive...

    Venue

    Bolton Steam Museum, BOLTON

    Dates

    From:
    27 Oct 2018to28 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
    From:
    28 Dec 2018to29 Dec 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  20. Add Wizard Academy to your Itinerary

    Bury

    It's the first day of term at the Wizard Academy, and a sect of sinister sorcerers have made off with one of the school's most important magical artifacts. Join an enchanting cast of characters on a quest to get it back, and learn all of the skills...

    Dates

    From:
    25 Oct 2018

    Indicative Availability

    Book Wizard Academy Online (opens in a new window)

  21. Add Spooktacular – Mess Around Halloween Event Radcliffe to your Itinerary

    Radcliffe

    It's Mess Arounds Spooktacular Halloween party, come along for a frightfully messy time.
    Large scale multi-sensory, messy play Halloween event with over 13 messy activities for families to explore freely. Calling all witches, devils, cats and bats!...

    Dates

    From:
    28 Oct 2018Open 13:00 - 14:00

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