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More details - Festival of Model Tramways
Festival of Model Tramways Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 April 2018 Family friendly day out featuring the highest quality model tramway layouts and displays The premier model tramway event returns to the Museum of Transport.
Museum of Transport, Boyle Street, Cheetham, Manchester
Today and Sun 22 Apr

More details - City and the City Tour
Thanks to a brand-new offering from Manchester City Football Club, visitors can now enjoy a professionally guided tour of both the Etihad Campus and the amazing city, that it calls home.
318 Ashton New Rd, Manchester
Today to Mon 30 Apr

More details - Kahlúa Brunch Club
Kahlúa, the spirit brand best known for its place in an Espresso Martini, is bringing its very own Brunch Club to Manchester to celebrate the most Instagramable meal of the day.
The Loft, 13 Quay Street
Today, Sun 22 Apr, Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May, Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Spring in your step
Explore the Tame Valley to see whether spring has sprung. Bluebells just flowering, vibrant green leaves and the first songbirds will all be there for your enjoyment on this six mile walk.
Hyde Central Station car park, Great Norbury Street, Hyde
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Conservation Day in Broadbottom
Access improvements and a Spring Clean in Hurst Clough. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills.
Car park, opposite the former Wagon Pub, Broadbottom Road, Mottram.
Mon 23 Apr

More details - Speed Dating in Manchester
Speed Dating in Manchester How speed dating in Manchester works By simply arriving at venue for the Speed Dating in Manchester event, you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts.
Walrus, 78-88 High Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, Manchester
Tue 24 Apr

More details - Planet Circus the wow factor!!
Planet Circus The Wow Factor!!! This year’s super show features: The world’s most dangerous circus act Team Brazil in The Globe of Death, with motorcyclists speeding around inside a steel cage at over 60mph, this act has to be seen to be believed.
DW STADIUM WIGAN
Tue 24 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Conservation Day in Stalybridge
Path work in Cowbury Dale to provide better public access. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills.
Castle Clough car park, Buckton Vale Road, Carrbrook, Stalybridge.
Tue 24 Apr

More details - Conservation Day in Hyde
A variety of tasks in Vincent Park. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills.
Junction of Sheffield and Mottram Road, Godley, Hyde.
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Thrills, Chills and Spills! - Great Movie Music
Tense thrillers and great adventure stories have produced some of the world’s most exciting and atmospheric soundtracks. In this concert, the Hallé Orchestra features some of the most iconic.
The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley St., Manchester
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Spring Family Fun Day
Celebrate Spring with a family funday. Lots of mostly free entertainment; face painting, craft workshops, climbing wall, music, sports activities, stalls and street theatre amidst a carpet of spring flowers.
Stamford Park, Stamford Street, Stalybridge.
Sun 29 Apr

Boutique Baby Sale Rochdale More details - Boutique Baby Sale Rochdale
Our pre-loved and fabulous baby and children’s nearly new sale will be back in Rochdale this April at Rochdale Leisure Centre, OL16 2HZ. Be there at 11 am to grab the best bargains. Find toys, clothes and baby essentials at a fraction of the price when new! DO YOU WANT TO FIND A BARGAIN?
Rochdale Leisure Centre, Entwistle Road, Rochdale
Sun 29 Apr
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More details - Chadkirk Chapel Ramble
Across wild, windswept Werneth Low and on to the historic delights of Chadkirk Chapel in the Goyt Valley and back via Etherow Country Park. Ten miles.
Lower Higham Visitor Centre, Higham Lane, Hyde
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Conservation Day in Denton
Fence and site maintenance in Lower Haughton Dale Local Nature Reserve. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills.
bottom of Meadow Lane, Haughton Dale, Denton.
Mon 30 Apr

More details - Conservation Day in Dukinfield
Tree maintenance and a spring clean on Dewsnap Lane Fields. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills.
Noticeboard on Dewsnap Lane, Dukinfield
Tue 1 May

More details - Conservation Day in Ashton
Path work and walling at Daisy Nook to provide better public access. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills.
Bardsley Bridge car park, Oldham Road, Ashton under Lyne.
Thu 3 May

Cheeky Monkies Baby & Children’s Sale - FARNWORTH 05/05/18 More details - Cheeky Monkies Baby & Children's Sale - FARNWORTH 05/05/18
We are hosting a baby and children’s sale at St James’s High School, Lucas Road, Farnworth, BL4 9RU SATURDAY 5th MAY 1-3pm x For mums, dads, grandmas, granddads, aunts and uncles to buy or sell new or pre-loved items such as clothes 0-5 years, shoes, push chair, toys, high chairs, Moses baskets, bikes,
St James’s High School, Lucas Road, Farnworth
Sat 5 May
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More details - 1940s  Tea Room
BURY ART GALLERY AND MUSEUM
Sat 5 May

More details - LEGO® Friends House of Heart Tour comes to Manchester Arndale
This Spring, LEGO Friends invites children and their families to join them on the House of Heart Tour, which will be travelling to 8 intu shopping centres across the UK in a quest to put more heart into the world.
Manchester Arndale, Manchester
Sat 5 May

More details - Stockport Community Rail Festival
A fun day at Stockport Railway Station for family and rail enthusiasts. Vintage Trains and Trams, lots of stalls.
Stockport Railway Station, Station Road, Stockport
Sat 5 May

More details - Markets at Sadler's Yard: A Good Market
A celebration of local producers from across the north west, featuring: FOOD I Knead Pizza - Neapolitan style wood fired pizza BON Street Food - brand new street food trailer serving up AfroBrit inspired dishes Nyama Choma - Grilled Meat - tantalizing grilled meats inspired by Kenyan adventures
Sadler’s Yard, Hanover Street, NOMA, Manchester
Sat 5 May

More details - May Bank Holiday Steamings at Bolton Steam Museum
Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have rescued and restored 30 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 2 rare beam engines (the oldest is 180 years old!
Bolton Steam Museum, Morrison’s Supermarket site, off Chorley Old Road, Bolton
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - The Three Sisters Family Festival Day – Bank Holiday Monday 7th May
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to drive a rally or race car? Or to enjoy handling a powerful racing kart? How about finding what ‘Supermoto’ motorbikes are all about? Well then, you better come and see all the May 7th action at Three Sisters Circuit WN4 8DD!
Three Sister’s Circuit, Three Sisters Road, A-in-M, Wigan
Mon 7 May

More details - Roaches Trail
From industrial heyday to wildlife reclamation, a two mile walk with Paul Nethercott.
Layby opp.Royal George, Manchester Rd Greenfield
Tue 8 May

More details - Conservation Day in Droylsden
Access work to provide better public access and a spring clean on Copperas Field. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills.
Copperas Field entrance on Juniper Crescent, parking on Linden Way, Droylsden.
Tue 8 May, Tue 22 May

More details - Wild Goose Wellbeing Skill (Qigong)
Wild Goose Wellbeing Skill (Qigong) is a set of lovely Chinese exercises, which open the energy channels, benefiting all the body systems and calming the mind and emotions.
Large Schoolroom, Dunham Road Unitarian Chapel, Altrincham
Tue 8 May
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"The Actress" - by Peter Quilter - St Michael’s ADS Spring Production More details - "The Actress" - by Peter Quilter - St Michael's ADS Spring Production
Don’t miss this funny & poignant comedy directed by Lauren Sturgess. "The Actress dramatises the events backstage as a colourful, complicated actress makes her emotional farewell performance.
St Michael’s Parish Hall, Shaw Street, Swinley, Wigan
Thu 10 May to Sat 12 May
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More details - Conservation Day at Stamford Park
In the well-loved Stamford Park there will be litter picks and checks to see if signposts, benches, picnic tables etc are in need of repair before the summer.
Stamford Park Depot, Stamford Park, Astley Road, Stalybridge
Thu 10 May

More details - MARVELus: All the Marvel Movies.  Kind of.
Direct from a sell-out, award nominated tour of Australia and New Zealand, the world’s premier nerd-culture comedy double-act, The Just Us League (comedians Gary Tro and Javier Jarquin), return to the UK with their smash hit show MARVELus: All the MARVEL Movies Kind Of.
Waterside, 1 Waterside Plaza, Sale, Trafford
Fri 11 May and Sat 12 May

More details - Brandenburg Concertos by Candlelight
The fourth instalment in our 2018 Brandenburg Concertos by Candlelight Season sees the London Concertante traveling to Manchester Cathedral to perform two hallmark works of the Baroque era: J.S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto no. 4 & 5.
Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street, Manchester
Fri 11 May

More details - International Circle Dance
Regular drop-in session. Usually second Friday of the month. Beginners welcome. Learn at your own pace. No partner required. Emphasis is on participation, not performance. Dances range from some which are simple and meditative to those which are a little more complex and challenging.
Timperley Village Club, 268, Stockport Road, Timperley
Fri 11 May, Fri 8 Jun

Cheeky Monkies Baby & Children’s Sale - Wigan 12/05/18 More details - Cheeky Monkies Baby & Children's Sale - Wigan 12/05/18
We are hosting a baby and children’s sale at The Deanery, Frog Lane, Wigan, WN1 1HQ SATURDAY 12th MAY 1-3pm x For mums, dads, grandmas, granddads, aunts and uncles to buy or sell new or pre-loved items such as clothes 0-5 years, shoes, push chair, toys, high chairs, Moses baskets, bikes, sensory equipment,
The Deanery High School, Frog Lane, Wigan
Sat 12 May
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More details - Try Sailing for FREE in MAY!
Sailing is a great sport that can be enjoyed by the whole family together. Why not come along to our Open Day on Saturday 12th May and find out more. Have a FREE trial sail with one of our instructors or just watch the kids have a go. We aim to let everyone who wants to, have a sail.
Leigh & Lowton Sailing Club Green Lane Lowton Nr Warrington
Sat 12 May

More details - Feeding cities through urban agriculture
Talk by Dr Michael Hardman of the University of Salford Organised by Manchester Organic Gardeners. Talks are held at 2pm on 2nd Saturday of every month September - June Everyone is welcome.
St Elizabeth’s Church Hall, Lomond Road, Peel Green
Sat 12 May

More details - Martin’s Maps
Get back to basics on a guide to the use of map and compass. Use your new found skills on a walk around the area in the afternoon.
Lower Higham Visitor Centre, Higham Lane, Hyde
Sun 13 May

More details - Conservation Day in Hyde Park
Clearing brambles and spring cleaning in this well-loved site. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills.
Bayley Hall, Hyde Park, Lodge Lane, Hyde
Mon 14 May

More details - Orpheus in the Underworld
An adventurous helter-skelter journey from Greece, up to Mount Olympus and down to the Underworld. Fun and mischief with bouncing, foot-tapping music by Offenbach, including the Can-Can!! Orpheus is married to a beautiful wood nymph, Eurydice, but their marriage is in dire straits.
St. Joseph’s Hall, Chapel Street, Leigh
Tue 15 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Conservation Day in Dukinfield
Spring Clean at Tower Street Park. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills.
Near 6 Tower Street, Dukinfield
Tue 15 May

More details - Flora Walk
Spend a relaxing evening with the Bamforth Brothers in close study of the local flora. Celebrating Alan’s 40th anniversary as a volunteer.
Bottom of Cemetery Road, off Stockport Road, Denton.
Tue 15 May

More details - City of Manchester Opera presents: The Merry Widow, by Franz Lehar, fully staged, with orchestra
Come and join in the intrigues and shenanigans going on at the Pontevedrian embassy in Paris. It’s the 1930s and all the glamour hides a lot of dubious but hilarious goings on, all to the background of Franz Lehar’s most memorable music. You will know so much of it.
Hope Mill Theatre, Hope Mill, 113 Pollard Street, Ancoats, Manchester
Thu 17 May to Sun 20 May

More details - MADHOUSE re:exit
This May, following a sell-out run at Shoreditch Town Hall, award winning theatre company Access All Areas will present MADHOUSE re:exit - an interactive, immersive experience at The Lowry.
Barton Arcade, Barton Square
Thu 17 May to Sat 26 May

More details - Conservation Day on Egmont Street Fields
A variety of tasks on Egmont Street Fields. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills.
Egmont Street Entrance, between river and canal, Mossley.
Thu 17 May

More details - Conservation Day in Mossley
A variety of tasks on Egmont Street Fields. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills.
Egmont Street Entrance, between river and canal, Mossley.
Thu 17 May

More details - Ladies Evening Hosted By Adele From Bag Heaven, Monton
Step into Spring with a new handbag or accessories! Please join us for a Ladies Evening hosted by Adele from Bag Heaven, Monton on Friday evening, 18th May 2018 from 7:30pm onwards in the Community Room at St Paul’s Church, Egerton Road, Monton. Raffle for a handbag donated by Adele.
St Paul’s Church Egerton Road Off Monton Green/Rocky Lane Monton Eccles Manchester
Fri 18 May

More details - MRX: Model Railway Exhibition
Family friendly day out featuring a wide variety of working model railway layouts Our annual model railway exhibition featuring over 20 operational model railway layouts set among our historic road transport collection.
Museum of Transport, Boyle Street, Cheetham, Manchester
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Churches Together Men's Breakfast at the Jolly Carter, Winton
Three times a year there is the chance for men only to get together to enjoy breakfast together in the pub on a Saturday Morning and listen to an interesting speaker. This time the guest speaker is Rev Gareth Thomas from St James’ Hope/St John’s Pendlebury.
The Jolly Carter, 118 Worsley Road, Winton, Eccles
Sat 19 May

More details - Record and cd fair
Collectable vinyl, cds. Dvds etc book a table saturday special.
Sachas hotel. TibSt Manchester
Sat 19 May

More details - Take part in the Great Manchester Run for the British Heart Foundation
Help us to run all over heart disease by taking part in the North West’s biggest run festival. Follow the 10K or Half Marathon route through the heart of the city and pass some of the most famous landmarks in Manchester.
Manchester
Sun 20 May

More details - Scavenger Hunt
Using a check list, walk around the park and find an assortment of items to help you make a picture frame or a scavenger stick. Suitable for 6+ .
Highfield Pavilion. Stamford Park, Stamford Street, Stalybridge
Sun 20 May

More details - Hike to Lad’s Leap
Join John and Margaret Morrison on an 11 mile moderate ramble to Tintwistle Knarr and Lad’s Leap returning via the Longdendale Trail.
Car park, opposite St Mary’s Church, Hollingworth (100 metres past the Gun Inn).
Sun 20 May

More details - Conservation Day in Stalybridge
Walling and Site maintenance at Gorse Hall. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills.
Quarry Street car park, Stalybridge
Mon 21 May

More details - Walk Back in Time
A gentle two mile ramble around Werneth Low visiting its sites of historical interest.
Lower Higham Visitor Centre, Higham Lane, Hyde
Tue 22 May

More details - Sunset on Ridge Hill
See the setting sun on this two and a half mile gently paced walk with Paul Nethercott.
Staley Way car park, Huddersfield Road, Stalybridge
Thu 24 May

More details - Spring Steamings at Bolton Steam Museum
Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have rescued and restored 30 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 2 rare beam engines (the oldest is 180 years old!
Bolton Steam Museum, Morrison’s Supermarket site, off Chorley Old Road, Bolton
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

More details - Conservation Day in Hollingworth
Path Work to provide better public access in Etherow Lodge Park. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills.
Etherow Lodge main entrance, Manchester Road, Hollingworth
Tue 29 May, Thu 31 May

More details - Flora walk
Spend a relaxing evening with the Bamforth Brothers in close study of the local flora. Celebrating Alan’s 40th anniversary as a volunteer.
Castle Clough car park, Buckton Vale Road, Carrbrook, Stalybridge.
Tue 29 May

More details - Country Park Round
A strenuous nine mile ramble with Paul Nethercott on the eastern edge of Tameside’s moorland, with steep hills and rough terrain.
Oakgates Car Park, Hartley St. Millbrook, Stalybridge
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Hallé Afternoon Tea Dance
Put your dancing shoes on and head to The Hallé at St. Micheal’s for a tea dance with a difference. Be swept away with a captivating mixture of Ballroom and Sequence pieces in their latest Afternoon Tea Dance. All dances are overseen by an experienced Dance Leader.
The Hallé at St.Michael 36-38 George Leigh Street, Ancoats, Manchester
Mon 4 Jun

More details - Conservation Day in Mottram
Drainage work and a spring clean in Hurst Clough. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills.
Hurst Clough car park, Broadbottom Road, Mottram. SK14 6HY
Mon 4 Jun

More details - Flora Walk
Spend a relaxing evening with the Bamforth Brothers in close study of the local flora.
The canal swing bridge, Copperas lane, off Fairfield Road, Droylsden
Tue 5 Jun

More details - Transport Heritage Trail
A new 2 ½ mile easy walk with Paul Nethercott, exploring the transport routes of the past and the long forgotten motor racing track.
Oakgates Car Park, Hartley St. Millbrook, Stalybridge
Tue 5 Jun

More details - Conservation Day in Ashton
Spring Clean in Cedar Park. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills.
Cedar Park, car park, Carr Street, Ashton.
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Conservation Day in Stalybridge
In the well-loved Cheetham Park there will be litter picks and checks to see if signposts, benches, picnic tables etc are in need of repair before the summer. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills.
Cheetham Park Entrance, Acres Lane, Stalybridge
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Summer Fair At St Paul's Church, Monton On Saturday 9th June 2018
Whatever the weather please visit us at St Paul’s Monton Summer Fair where there will be lots of stalls and delicious food on offer: home made jams and chutneys, cake stall, greeting cards, plants, Mothers Union Clothesline stall and much more.
St Paul’s Church Egerton Road Off Monton Green/Rocky Lane Monton Eccles
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Flora Walk
Spend a relaxing evening with the Bamforth Brothers in close study of the local flora.
Lower Higham Visitor Centre, Higham Lane, Hyde
Tue 12 Jun

More details - Conservation Day in Denton
In Victoria Park in the heart of Denton, there will be litter picks and checks to see if signposts, benches, picnic tables etc are in need of repair before the summer. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills.
Victoria Park, Acre St, Denton.
Tue 12 Jun

More details - Conservation Day in Stalybridge
A variety of tasks in Stamford Park. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch.
Stamford Park Depot, Stamford Park, Astley Road, Stalybridge
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Childcare Expo Manchester 2018
The inspiring and educational event for the early years community is returning to EventCity, Manchester this Summer. Childcare Expo Manchester is a popular show for all those working in the early years sector, from nursery to primary and everything in between. Are you looking to top up your CPD?
EventCity Phoenix Way Off Barton Dock Road TRAFFORDCITY, Manchester
Fri 15 Jun and Sat 16 Jun

More details - Lows and Lakes
A moderate 12 mile ramble with John and Margaret by ancient burial grounds and Roman Lakes.
Lymefield Visitor Centre, off Lower Market Street Broadbottom
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Flora Walk
Spend a relaxing evening with the Bamforth Brothers in close study of the local flora.
Sunny Bank Vale off Greenside Lane, Droylsden. (opposite the ‘Pig on the Wall’)
Tue 19 Jun

More details - Balsam Control on Woodview, Carrbrook, Stalybridge
Help us stop this invasive alien species ruining our woods and meadows. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills.
Castle Clough car park, Buckton Vale Road, Carrbrook, Stalybridge.
Tue 19 Jun

More details - Midsummer Nights Solstice
Make the most of the longest day on a four mile stroll to Hartshead Pike.
Park Bridge Heritage Centre, The Stables, Ashton
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Balsam Control at Pole Bank, Hyde.
Help us stop this invasive alien species ruining our woods and meadows. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills.
Pole Bank Depot, Stockport Road, Hyde
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Gobefest
The UK’s only Transylvanian festival of arts & culture returns to Manchester. Last year saw 10,000 revellers put their best foot forward to try out traditional folk dancing, soak up the unique sounds of a zither orchestra & sample Transylvanian craft beer & delicacies.
Albert Square
Fri 22 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

More details - The Northern Franchise Exhibition
Ambitious entrepreneurs are invited to explore the potential of franchising at The Northern Franchise Exhibition at EventCity, Manchester on 22 & 23 June.
EventCity Phoenix Way, Stretford, Manchester
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Marus Bridge Primary School Summer Fayre
Please come to our Summer Fayre and help us raise money for much needed playground equipment for our school.
Kelvin grove, Wigan
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Balsam Control in Hulmes and Hardy Wood Local Nature Reserve
Help us stop this invasive alien species ruining our woods and meadows. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills.
Stockport Road Lay-by, Denton
Mon 25 Jun

More details - Balsam Control at Hollinwood Branch Canal.
Help us stop this invasive alien species ruining our woods and meadows. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. .
Littlemoss car park, Lumb Lane, Droylsden.
Tue 26 Jun

More details - Balsam Control at Knott Hill Local Nature Reserve.
Help us stop this invasive alien species ruining our woods and meadows. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills.
Gorsey Lane entrance, off Mossley Road, Ashton
Thu 28 Jun

More details - Francis House Children's Hospice Summer Ladies Lunch
Join us at the Principal Hotel, Manchester on Friday 29th June for the Francis House Children’s Hospice Summer Ladies Lunch.
The Principal Hotel, Oxford Street, Manchester
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Blackrod Scarecrow Festival 2018
Come and join us for another fantastic display of scarecrows in our village. Programmes are just £2 and contain full details of where the scarecrows are, where to get food and what events are happening throughout the weekend.
Throughout the village of Blackrod
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Manchester Thai Festival
A two day event to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Platt Fields Park, Manchester is brought to you by Magic of Thailand.
Platt Fields Park, Manchester
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Car Boot & Indoor Table Top Sale
8.30am Pitches: Inside £10; Outside £7 pre-booked, £8 on the day. Tel: 01942 275507 Refreshments available
St Marys Community Hall, Newton Road, Lowton, Warrington
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Cheeky Monkies Baby & Children's Sale - BOLTON 30/06/18
We are hosting a baby and children’s sale at Thornleigh Salesian College, Bolton, BL1 6PQ on SATURDAY 30th JUNE 2018 1-3pm x For mums, dads, grandmas, granddads, aunts and uncles to buy or sell new or pre-loved items such as clothes 0-5 years, shoes, push chair, toys, high chairs, Moses baskets, bikes,
Thornleigh Salesian College, Sharples Park, Bolton
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Poetry in Motion
Bring your favourite poem and read it out on a short 2 mile stroll around the heights of Werneth Low Country Park.
Lower Higham Visitor Centre, Higham Lane, Hyde
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Moorland Edge 1
Make the most of the long summer evenings on a three mile walk up to Walkerwood with Paul Nethercott.
Oakgates Car Park, Hartley St. Millbrook, Stalybridge
Tue 3 Jul

More details - Civil War Reenactment at Bolton School
Cannon will fire, drums will sound, and swords will clash as schoolchildren from across Bolton get the chance to go back in time to the English Civil War - thanks to a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Bolton School, Chorley New Road, Bolton
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - David Baddiel's ANiMALCOLM
Malcolm doesn’t like animals, which is a problem because his family love them. Their house is full of pets. After a bizarre school trip unlike any other, Malcolm begins to understand animals more deeply than anyone. But will he end up the same as before? Because sometimes the hardest thing to be is…you.
The Lowry, Pier 8, The Quays
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Moorland Edge 2
Discover the moorland above Carrbrook on a strenuous 4 mile walk with Paul Nethercott.
Castle Clough car park, Buckton Vale Road, Carrbrook, Stalybridge.
Mon 9 Jul

More details - Flora Walk
Spend a relaxing evening with the Bamforth Brothers in close study of the local flora.
Lymefield, off Lower Market Street Broadbottom
Tue 10 Jul

More details - Lowry Walk
Join Paul Nethercott on a walk around Portland Basin looking at its natural and historic aspects and spot the views which Lowry used.
Portland Basin car park , Portland Place, Ashton-under-Lyne
Thu 12 Jul

More details - Walking on Glass
A three mile stroll with Brian Taylor around a once industrial area, now rich in wildlife.
bottom of Apethorn Lane track, Hyde.
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Flora Walk
Spend a relaxing evening with the Bamforth Brothers in close study of the local flora.
Park Bridge Heritage Centre, The Stables, Ashton
Tue 17 Jul

More details - Small Steps
Bring the kids on a 2 mile, family friendly ramble around Silver Springs. Suitable for single buggies.
Side of Boating Lake, Darnton Road, Stalybridge.
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Roundabout to Rowarth
Join John and Margaret on this moderate 11 mile walk over the Nab and round the back of Cown Edge to Rowarth. Enjoy panoramic views over Derbyshire, Cheshire and Tameside.
Lymefield, off Lower Market Street Broadbottom
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Flora Walk
Spend a relaxing evening with the Bamforth Brothers in close study of the local flora.
bottom of Meadow Lane, Haughton Dale, Denton.
Tue 24 Jul

More details - In the Heights
Winner of the 2008 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Score, Best Choreography and Best Orchestrations, IN THE HEIGHTS, is coming to the Grange Arts Theatre in July 2018.
The Grange Arts Theatre, Rochdale Road, Oldham
Wed 25 Jul to Sat 28 Jul

More details - Messy Church - Moses
This session’s theme - Moses (of the Old Testament). For accompanied children of all ages. Craft, games, fun & songs all around the theme, followed a simple meal together. Free, though donations toward cost of food & craft welcome. Christ Church Heaton, Chorley New Road Bolton BL1 5AH
Christ Church, Cholrey New Road, Heaton, Bolton
Wed 25 Jul

More details - Footsteps of Crichton Porteous
A four mile walk looking at the literary legacy of Werneth Low’s greatest author.
Lower Higham Visitor Centre, Higham Lane, Hyde
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Flora Walk
Spend a relaxing evening with the Bamforth Brothers in close study of the local flora.
Layby opp.Royal George, Manchester Rd Greenfield
Tue 31 Jul

More details - Open every day in August - free admission to accompanied under 16s
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 Manchester Fort Shopping Park.
Museum of Transport, Boyle Street, Cheetham, Manchester
Wed 1 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Lower Brushes Trail
An easy two mile walk around Lower Brushes with Paul Nethercott.
Oakgates Car Park, Hartley St. Millbrook, Stalybridge
Wed 1 Aug

More details - Discover Hyde Park
Explore Hyde Park on a short walk, then enjoy a family treasure hunt.
Bayley Hall, Hyde Park, Lodge Lane, Hyde
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Flora Walk
Spend a relaxing evening with the Bamforth Brothers in close study of the local flora.
Quarry car park, Werneth Low Road, top of Joel Lane, Hyde.
Tue 7 Aug

More details - Moors, Ridges and Reservoirs.
Join Paul Nethercott on a very strenuous 11 mile walk to what was the highest reservoir in Britain and looking at one of the World War ll aircraft wreck sites.
Castle Clough car park, Buckton Vale Road, Carrbrook, Stalybridge.
Sun 12 Aug

More details - Summer Steaming at Bolton Steam Museum
Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have rescued and restored 30 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 2 rare beam engines (the oldest is 180 years old!
Bolton Steam Museum, Morrison’s Supermarket site, off Chorley Old Road, Bolton
Sun 26 Aug and Mon 27 Aug

More details - Wire, Linoleum and Wallpaper
An easy four mile stroll with Brian Taylor, volunteer for over 40 years, in the woodlands around Denton, now rich in wildlife, which hide evidence of a once industrial past.
Bottom of Cemetery Road, off Stockport Road, Denton.
Sun 26 Aug

More details - Trans Lancs Transport Show
FREE family friendly day out featuring classic and modern transport based in Heaton Park. With something for everyone, classic and modern buses, military and commercial vehicles, cars and motorcycles on show. Close by are the Boating Lake, Lakeside Café and the fun fair.
Museum of Transport, Boyle Street, Cheetham, Manchester
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Three Parks Link
An 11 moderate mile walk with Paul Nethercott linking Stamford, Cheetham and Stalybridge Country parks.
Staley Way car park, Huddersfield Road, Stalybridge
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Millbrook Heritage Trail
On National Heritage Weekend, explore the history of the growth of Millbrook and the decline of the cotton industry on a two mile walk with Paul Nethercott.
Oakgates Car Park, Hartley St. Millbrook, Stalybridge
Sat 8 Sep

More details - By Highland Church
Join John and Margaret on this moderate 11 mile ramble through the woods and over the moors to the heights of Tameside.
Lymefield, off Lower Market Street Broadbottom
Sun 16 Sep

More details - Equinox Amble .
On the morning of equal night and day, enjoy a short walk in Cowbury Dale Local Nature Reserve looking for wildlife preparing for Autumn.
Castle Clough car park, Buckton Vale Road, Carrbrook, Stalybridge.
Sun 23 Sep

More details - Vivaldi's Four Seasons by Candlelight
Indulge in this diverse programme as London Concertante present Four Seasons from both hemispheres, works by English mastermind Sir Edward Elgar, and German giants, Bach and Mozart.
Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street, Manchester
Fri 28 Sep

More details - The Cown Edge Walk
Enjoy this popular 12 mile walk with grand views, old stories and lots of fresh hill country air.
Lower Higham Visitor Centre, Higham Lane, Hyde
Sun 30 Sep

More details - Messy Church - Wedding at Cana
This session’s theme - Wedding at Cana. For accompanied children of all ages. Craft, games, fun & songs all around the theme, followed a simple meal together. Free, though donations toward cost of food & craft welcome. Christ Church Heaton, Chorley New Road Bolton BL1 5AH
Christ Church, Cholrey New Road, Heaton, Bolton
Wed 24 Oct

More details - Queen Extravaganza Tour 2018
The hugely popular live band performance, returns to rock the UK with the ‘Queen Extravaganza Tour’. ‘Queen Extravaganza’ – described by the legendary Roger Taylor himself as ‘A rock celebration in the Royal tradition’ and designed to enable new fans and old to celebrate the music of Queen - will play 17 shows...
MANCHESTER O2 Apollo, Stockport Rd, Manchester
Tue 6 Nov

More details - Christmas Cracker
A wide range of books, models and collectables for sale plus a display of vehicles Christmas draws near and this is the event to bring the year to an end in a happy way with opportunities to spend your money on transport memorabilia from books to models, photos to spare parts.
Museum of Transport, Boyle Street, Cheetham, Manchester
Sat 1 Dec and Sun 2 Dec

More details - Christmas and New Year holiday closures
Sorry, we are closed over the Christmas and New Year holiday period
Museum of Transport, Boyle Street, Cheetham, Manchester
Mon 24 Dec to Tue 1 Jan