WHAT IF RASHDASH WERE THE THREE SISTERS?
A brand-new perspective on Anton Chekhov’s classic THREE SISTERS from performers, musicians, theatre makers and Royal Exchange Associate Artists RashDash. As they reimagine this classic they ask - what if RashDash were the three sisters, Olga, Masha and Irena?
Royal Exchange Theatre, St Ann’s Square, Manchester
Thu 3 May to Sat 5 May, Tue 8 May to Sat 12 May, Mon 14 May to Sat 19 May
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.
Enjoy one of the most famous ballets of all time together, in this beautifully adapted new version for children aged three upwards.
The evil magician Rothbart has turned the beautiful princess Odette into a swan; only at night can she return to human form.
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.
A celebration of local producers from across the north west, featuring:
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
A HARGREAVES AND BALL TRUST FAMILY CONCERT
Strange creatures, colourful characters and mysterious happenings…a magical musical tale to set your imagination on fire!
We think children aged 7 and over will enjoy this concert the most.
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
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
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
Award-winning dance company and Sadler’s Wells partner prepares for national tour
Multi-award-winning dance theatre company balletLORENT is preparing for its 2018 national tour presenting an original adaptation of the classic fairytale Rumpelstiltskin.
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.
Don’t know where to start sorting out your baby items sign up for our free tips www.mum2mummarket.co.uk/get-free-tips.
Chorlton High School, Nell Lane, Chorlton, Manchester
Choose your distance - take on a 5km or 10km route around the largest urban park in Europe. Aim for a personal best or take your time, either way, by tying your laces and clocking up the kilometres for Mencap you’re helping people with a learning disability live the life they choose.
A fun evening, in a nice club house. Eight horse races will be flashed on a screen.
If a person Sponsors a Race for £30-40, he can Name That Race and his name and logo will appear on race sheets. It will be a very enjoyable evening.
Canons Brook Golf Club, Elizabeth Way, Harlow, Essex, C.
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
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
Didsbury is an attractive South Manchester suburb which retains its village atmosphere. There are interesting shops, cafes and restaurants, well worth a visit in themselves! This year we have 7 gardens, including a new and very stylish low-maintenance contemporary garden.
The team from ComedySportz have a brand new show for even younger audiences with plenty of BIG laughs for little kids. With fully improvised songs, stories and sketches this show has plenty of interactivity to get kids joining in. Kids suggestions inspire silly games and adventures with players from ComedySportz.
ComedySportz is the fast-paced family friendly competitive comedy show where you decide the winners! Two teams compete for your laughs with fully improvised gags, games, sketches and songs. There’s a referee on hand to keep it clean, keep it fair and field your suggestions.
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.
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
It’s Free, it’s Fun . . . it’s Gatley’s Family Sports Day, April 21
It’s getting warmer, Spring is here and it’s time to shake off the winter blues. Come and play at our Family Sports Day on April 21. We have events for everyone and every age.
William Scholes Playing Fields, Beech Avenue, Gatley.