We’re here again but with a difference! Focusing on the rear garden in 2017, we had extensive tree work which changed the side and back borders, letting the sunlight in and increasing the potential for growth. Much new planting followed with pleasing results.
Altrincham FC, Community Sports Hall, Moss Lane, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA15 8AP Sunday 08th July 3:00pm-5:00pm SELL your quality second hand baby, children’s and maternity clothes, preloved baby equipment or used pram at our nearly new baby and children’s market and keep 100% of the proceeds.
Altrincham Football Club, J. Davison Stadium, Moss Lane, Altrincham
City of Manchester Opera are delighted to perform at St Georges Church in Altrincham and promise a concert of music and song incorporating everything French, on Bastille Day!
À la française! is the French way!
Relax with live music in the garden as tulips and bluebells spring to life. Dig out your picnic blanket, top up your glass and let the music carry you away! Bring along a picnic or treat yourself to some tasty snacks in the garden. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for all ages. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the world’s greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears, a desperate quest to find her begins.
Families dream big this summer and see where your imagination takes you with a trail every day and changing activities. From storytelling and dressing up, to creating a giant picnic for midnight animals...the Midnight Garden awaits. House & Garden ticket required. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for all ages.
Over the weekend of 30th June – 1st July the Manchester Airport Aviation and Transport Festival will be taking place at the Airports Runway Visitor Park (WA15 8XQ). Attracting over 15,000 people this years event will be celebrating Manchester airports 80 years of operations.
Race for Life brings millions of women together to support our life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters.
So which event is for you?
A 5k is great for all ages. Run, jog or walk the only thing that matters is that you’re part of it.
Cul-de-sac, do not park beyond notice. Here are two gardens of very different character, reflecting their owner’s gardening style. Although suburban , they are surrounded by mature trees and have a secluded feel. Rich variety of planting incl. ferns, hostas and herbaceous borders.
Lost Voices explores the experiences of women whose stories were not heard, and which are often lost to us today because of their age, status or means. Installations across Quarry Bank will bring their voices to life.
Join Philip Ardagh as he shares the silly secrets of being a knight in training in a medieval castle and find out what life was really like as a Victorian house maid in his My Secret Diary event.
Ages 7+. Expect a fun fact-filled session with lots of laughs.
Enjoy even more story-themed fun, inspired by the authors who are appearing at the festival with dressing up, activities, crafts and interactive games in the gardens. There will also be a chance for you to get your favourite books signed, even if you don’t get an author event ticket!
Join Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler as he introduces the latest adventures of his delightful characters, Pip and Posy.
Ages 3+. Good friends (most of the time!) this charming pair, Pip and Posy always have fun and will delight toddlers and parents alike.
Join author Tracey Corderoy for some fabulous fun with her loveable creations, Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam.
Ages 5-9. Hear all about the robber dogs turned crime-solving bakers and their latest adventures in this event full of storytelling fun, games and participation.
Join the bestselling illustrator of What the Ladybird Heard for a sparkling storytelling adventure and live illustration workshop.
Ages 3+. Find out exactly What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday, meet a whole new host of Zoo animal friends to draw, and help Lydia and the ladybird solve a new crime caper!
Join Tom Percival for plenty of adventure, tall stories and live drawing along the way.
Ages 5-9. Tale Town is a faraway kingdom full of extraordinary children that you just might recognise. A wondrous world full of witches, wolves, dragons and fairies where magic and mystery crackle through the air.
Aardman Animations are giving you the chance to learn how to make your very own Hognob character from the new Aardman Animation film Early Man at this fun, hands-on clay modelling workshop.
Suitable for ages 6-96 years.
Yo ho ho! Calling all landlubbers! Author and illustrator Jonny Duddle introduces his newest book ’The Pirates of Scurvy Sands’ with an interactive pirate performance.
Ages 4+. Come and celebrate the hilarious voyages of the Jolley-Rogers, the most intrepid pirates of the Seven Seas.