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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
The first half of our May concert has one well known and popular piece by Edward Elgar and one less well known gem by Brahms. The Brahms is less often played: the more cynical might say that has something to do with the fact it has no parts for violins!
The play is set in a trashy 70’s disco in Liverpool, England. The action
is mainly in the gents and women’s toilets of the disco where both
Linda (The Bride) and Dave (The Groom) have decided to hold their
stags and hens nights, not knowing that their other half is at the same
A comedy adapted by Steven Canny and John Nicholson for Peepolykus. From the tale by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Sherlock and Watson in a fabulously funny adaptation of this classic.
NO SUNDAY PERFORMANCE.
This is an amateur production by arrangement with Nick Hern Books.
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.