Saturday August 23, 2014

What's On in Manchester

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As soldiers headed off to war, life changed for those left behind. This exhibition looks how the First World War changed people’s lives forever. View more details - Tameside’s War
Portland Basin Museum, Portland Place, Ashton-under-Lyne, Manchester OL7 0QA
Tuesday 5 Aug 2014 to Sun 10 Aug, Tue 12 Aug to Sun 17 Aug, Tue 19 Aug to Sun 31 Aug, Tue 2 Sep to Sun 7 Sep, Tue 9 Sep to Sun 14 Sep, Tue 16 Sep to Sun 21 Sep, Tue 23 Sep to Sun 28 Sep, Tue 30 Sep to Sat 4 Oct

Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the museum has worked with pupils from Ashton Sixth Form College to interpret this local memorial to fallen soldiers. View more details - Ashton Grammar School Memorial
Portland Basin Museum. Portland Place, Ashton-under-Lyne, Manchester OL7 0QA
Tuesday 5 Aug 2014 to Sun 10 Aug, Tue 12 Aug to Sun 17 Aug, Tue 19 Aug to Sun 31 Aug, Tue 2 Sep to Sun 7 Sep, Tue 9 Sep to Sun 14 Sep, Tue 16 Sep to Sun 21 Sep, Tue 23 Sep to Sun 28 Sep, Tue 30 Sep to Sat 4 Oct

Disney’s highly anticipated new comedy adventure Planes 2: Fire & Rescue flies into cinemas on August 8th - and to celebrate the release, Disney is giving fans the incredible opportunity to ‘Save The... View more details - 'Save the Day' with Disney's Planes 2: Fire and Rescue at Trafford Centre Odeon
201, The Dome, Trafford Centre, Manchester M17 8DF
Today to Friday 5 Sep 2014

It’s the perfect time to start planning how to keep your family amused over the summer.Why not go canoeing or kayaking?A Go Canoeing Summer Tour is an ideal way to spend time together as a family in... View more details - Go Canoeing Guided Tour, Summer Paddle - Paddles Away UK
Paddles Away UK Burnage Rugby Club Varley Park, Battersea Rd Stockport, Manchester SK4 3EA
Today

Make this year’s festival yours! There is something for everyone, including: • Ticketed celebrity chef demos from James Martin, Michael Caines, Gino D’Acampo and John Torode. • Over 100... View more details - Bolton Food and Drink Festival 2014
Victoria Square, Bolton, Manchester BL1 1RU
Friday 22 Aug 2014 to Mon 25 Aug

Discover Greater Manchester’s public road transport history with the Museum of Transport, Boyle Street, Cheetham, Manchester M8 8UW – approximately one mile north of Manchester City Centre near... View more details - Open every day in August - free admission to accompanied under 16s
Museum of Transport, Boyle Street, Cheetham, Manchester M8 8UW
Today to Sunday 31 Aug 2014

See and marvel at the breath of artistic talent in Tameside and perhaps buy your own unique artwork made by artists in Tameside. View more details - Open Art
Central Art Gallery, Central Library, Old Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, Manchester OL6 7SG
Friday 11 Jul 2014, Sat 12 Jul, Tue 15 Jul to Sat 19 Jul, Tue 22 Jul to Sat 26 Jul, Tue 29 Jul to Sat 2 Aug, Tue 5 Aug to Sat 9 Aug, Tue 12 Aug to Sat 16 Aug, Tue 19 Aug to Today, Tue 26 Aug to Sat 30 Aug, Tue 2 Sep to Sat 6 Sep, Tue 9 Sep

Find out what role some the soldiers in the Manchester Regiment did as war broke out. View more details - The Manchesters Go To War
Museum of the Manchester Regiment. Ashton Town Hall, Ashton under Lyne OL6 6DL
Tuesday 5 Aug 2014 to Sat 9 Aug, Tue 12 Aug to Sat 16 Aug, Tue 19 Aug to Today, Tue 26 Aug to Sat 30 Aug, Tue 2 Sep to Sat 6 Sep, Tue 9 Sep to Sat 13 Sep, Tue 16 Sep to Sat 20 Sep, Tue 23 Sep to Sat 27 Sep, Tue 30 Sep to Sat 4 Oct

Featuring the most yellow works from Astley Cheetham Art Collection this exhibition explores colour and its meaning in art. View more details - Yellow
Astley Cheetham Art Gallery, Trinity Street, Stalybridge, Manchester SK15 2BN
Saturday 2 Aug 2014, Sat 9 Aug, Sat 16 Aug, Today, Sat 30 Aug, Sat 6 Sep, Sat 27 Sep

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 27 old stationary steam engines - some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woollen mills of the North of England. The collection includes... View more details - Summer Steaming at Bolton Steam Museum
Bolton Steam Museum, Morrison’s Supermarket site, off Chorley Old Road, Bolton, Manchester BL1 4EU
Tomorrow and Monday 25 Aug 2014

Have a fun packed family day, with activities and characters to meet, as well as viewing our wonderful exhibition and display. View more details - Bank Holiday Family Day
Portland Basin Museum. Portland Place, Ashton-under-Lyne, Manchester OL7 0QA
Monday 25 Aug 2014

Japan Day is a great introduction to the beguiling country that is Japan. There will be displays and demonstrations of Japanese crafts and activities including Ikebana, Ningyo (Japanese dolls),... View more details - Japan Day
Midland Hotel, Peter Street, Manchester M60 2DS
Monday 25 Aug 2014

An English soldier and the daughter of an Algonquin chief share a romance when English colonists invade seventeenth-century Virginia. View more details - Pocahantas (U) Film
Hyde Festival Theatre, Corporation Street, Hyde, Manchester SK14 1AB
Tuesday 26 Aug 2014

Artist led craft activities for all ages. View more details - Jolly Holidays
Portland Basin Museum, Portland Place, Ashton-under-Lyne, Manchester OL7 0QA
Tuesday 29 Jul 2014, Thu 31 Jul, Tue 5 Aug, Thu 7 Aug, Tue 12 Aug, Thu 14 Aug, Tue 19 Aug, Thu 21 Aug, Tue 26 Aug, Thu 28 Aug

A fun day in the countryside for families. Wild Art, stream dipping and bug hunting. View more details - Go Wild
Oakgates Car Park, Hartley St. Millbrook, Stalybridge, Manchester SK15 3EP
Tuesday 26 Aug 2014

Have you ever wondered what a soldier wore, what he ate, how he lived, fought and died in the ‘Great War for Civilisation’? View more details - Meet Tommy Atkins: First World War Soldier
Museum of the Manchester Regiment. Ashton Town Hall, Ashton under Lyne OL6 6DL
Wednesday 30 Jul 2014, Wed 13 Aug, Wed 20 Aug, Wed 27 Aug

A family friendly walk to search the night sky for bats. View more details - Going Batty
Lymefield, off Lower Market Street Broadbottom, Manchester SK14 6AG
Wednesday 27 Aug 2014

To celebrate the DVD release of Team Hot Wheels®: The Origin of Awesome, Universal Pictures (UK) and Daytona have teamed up to offer children a FREE Hot Wheels® track day adventure at Daytona... View more details - Team Hot Wheels®: The Origin of Awesome track day adventures at Daytona Race Tracks
Unit 4 Circle South, Wharfside Way, Trafford Park, Manchester M17 1NF
Wednesday 27 Aug 2014 to Fri 29 Aug

Theatre in the Park by Pendle Productions. View more details - The Emperor’s New Clothes and other stories.
Victoria Park. Victoria Street, Denton, Manchester M34 2AA
Thursday 28 Aug 2014

Greater Manchester Record Centre are encouraging more people to get involved with spotting and recording wildlife. Join a family walk and see what you can spot, from butterflies and birds to wild... View more details - Nature Counts
Dunkirk Lane car park, off Dukinfield Road, Hyde, Manchester SK14 4PL
Thursday 28 Aug 2014

Theatre in the Park by Pendle Productions. View more details - The Emperor’s New Clothes and other stories.
King George V Playing Fields, Henrietta Street, Ashton under Lyne, Manchester OL6 8PA
Thursday 28 Aug 2014

It’s the perfect time to start planning how to keep your family amused over the summer.Why not go canoeing or kayaking?A Go Canoeing Summer Tour is an ideal way to spend time together as a family in... View more details - Go Canoeing Guided Family Tour- Paddles Away UK
Paddles Away UK Burnage Rugby Club Varley Park, Battersea Rd Stockport, Manchester SK4 3EA
Friday 29 Aug 2014

The Ashton Masonic Guild Hall, The venue is very plush and always very busy, a great night is had by all. The dance floors rocking all night thanks to the great soul sounds played by our Night... View more details - NIGHT OWL SOUL CLUB'S Tameside Soul Night @ The Ashton Masonic Hall,
Jowetts Walk, Manchester Rd., Ashton Under Lyne. ( Behind Ashton Police Station) OL7OBA
Friday 29 Aug 2014, Fri 26 Sep

Heartbreak Productions effect their reputation for innovative and ingenious adaptations to the full with this extraordinary interpretation of Shakespeare’s brutal and bloody tragedy, Macbeth. In a... View more details - Macbeth
Fletcher Moss Botanical Gardens, Manchester M20 2RZ
Friday 29 Aug 2014 to Sunday 31 Aug 2014

Grab your skateboard and prepare yourself for a fast and frenzied journey back to your childhood…Heartbreak’s innovative adaptation of the iconic classic Peter Pan gives audiences a chance to join... View more details - Peter Pan and The Lost Boys
Longford Park, Trafford, Manchester M32 8PX
Saturday 30 Aug 2014


 
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