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More details - Happy Days
“THE DAYS GO BY, CERTAIN DAYS, GO QUITE BY, THE BELL GOES, AND LITTLE OR NOTHING SAID, LITTLE OR NOTHING DONE. THAT IS THE DANGER. TO BE GUARDED AGAINST.” Winnie is stuck. Buried in a wilderness of scorched earth she survives the everyday with fragments of babbling optimism.
Royal Exchange Theatre, St Ann’s Square, Manchester
Today, Sat 23 Jun

More details - Queens Of The Coal Age
“WE ARE WOMEN AGAINST PIT CLOSURES AND WE’RE OCCUPYING THIS PIT” Anne, Elaine, Dot and Lesley. Four ordinary women, facing the closure of their community. It’s 1993 and the Parkside Colliery pit may be winding down, but they’re not giving up.
Royal Exchange Theatre, St Ann’s Square, Manchester
Thu 28 Jun to Sat 30 Jun, Mon 2 Jul to Sat 7 Jul, Mon 9 Jul to Sat 14 Jul, Mon 16 Jul to Sat 21 Jul

More details - Saying Goodbye Service - Manchester
Saying Goodbye are an International baby loss support charity (part of the Mariposa Trust. ) Since 2012, 100 services have been held across the UK, France & North America, the services are completely free and open to anyone of any faith or no faith.
Manchester Cathedral, Manchester
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Awful Auntie
When Stella sets off to visit London with her parents, Lord and Lady Saxby, she has no idea her life is in danger! Waking up three months later, only her Aunt Alberta can tell Stella what has happened.
Opera House Manchester 3 Quay Street Manchester
Today to Sun 24 Jun

More details - manchester jazz festival
Manchester’s longest running music event and Europe’s most adventurous jazz festival returns for its 23rd year with 96 gigs across the city, featuring a line-up of local and international talent from 20 – 28 July 2018. The full programme is now live at manchesterjazz.
Albert Square, Manchester
Fri 20 Jul to Sat 28 Jul

More details - Kiefer Sutherland
Kiefer Sutherland + Rick Brantley. Artists performing: Kiefer Sutherland.: Tickets avaiable.
Albert Hall, Manchester
Thu 28 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
Today to Sun 24 Jun

More details - The Ministry of Lost & Found
Pick up a map, it’s time to get lost on a quest around Central Library A long, long, time ago, the government commissioned intrepid explorer, Philias Finder, to start The Ministry of Lost & Found – a secret department tasked with protecting the most curious and precious objects ever lost or found.
Manchester Central Library St Peter’s Square Manchester
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Canapés and Cocktails with Tutor Doctor - Manchester
Learn all that you need to know about the Tutor Doctor Franchise Opportunity with canapés and cocktails on us. About this Event Learn about Tutor Doctor and enjoy some canapés and cocktails on us!
The Midland 16 Peter Street Manchester United Kingdom
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Sports Day!
Summer means the World Cup, Wimbledon and cricket. Celebrate all things sporty in this fantastic concert – and don’t forget your team colours! We think children aged 7 and over will enjoy this concert the most. For younger children, we’ll be hosting free musical activities in the Atrium from 10.
The Stoller Hall Hunts Bank Manchester
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Record and cd fair
Collectable vinyl, cds. Dvds etc book a table saturday special.
Sachas hotel. TibSt Manchester
Sat 14 Jul

More details - 80s Mixtape
Big hair, big shoulder pads and the biggest hits of the ‘80s, all in one spectacular night. Join the full forces of the Hallé plus guest rhythm section and star vocalists Alison Jiear and Tim Howar for a night of chart-topping, record-smashing hits!
The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley St., Manchester
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Magical Journeys
Spend the afternoon with the Hallé and Stephen Bell on a journey of a lifetime. This magical concert lets your imagination run riot with space ships, flying cars, thrilling train rides and the most exciting wardrobe in the world!
The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley St., Manchester
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Counter Terrorism, The Prevent Duty and British Values Conference at Holiday Inn, Manchester
This is an interesting and reflective course containing relevant content for today’s society. The course teaches us how to use this up-to-date information to ensure we protect children from all types of radicalisation. The course identifies your responsibility in challenging views and reporting concerns.
25 Aytoun St, Manchester
Sat 23 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 - Minifest Fun Day
Presented by Artful Playground Ages 2-9 Running Time: 60 minutes 12 – 2.30pm Art Activities taking place Artful Playground’s Minifest  is a fun musical experience for children that adults will love too!
Z-arts 335 Stretford Road Hulme Manchester
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Comedy Club 4 Kids
Presented by Comedy Club 4 Kids Ages 6+ Running Time: 60 minutes Since 2005, the Comedy Club 4 Kids has been getting the best stand-ups and sketch acts from the international circuit to do their thing for an audience of children (aged 6+) and their families… but without the rude bits!
Z-arts 335 Stretford Road Hulme Manchester
Sat 14 Jul

More details - #Artopenhouse 'Land Marks'
#artopenhouse is an artist initiative in which a group of Manchester artists - Kate Davies, Sarah Feinmann, Maggie Hargreaves and Fiona Moate - curate a weekend exhibition in the intimate setting of an Edwardian terraced house.
184 Stamford Street, Old Trafford, Manchester
Fri 6 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Penguinpig
A fun-filled show about the Internet for 3-8 year olds and their grown ups, based on the best-selling picture book by Stuart Spendlow, illustrated by Amy Bradley. Sophie reads about an exciting creature called a Penguinpig on the Internet.
Pier 8, The Quays, Salford
Sun 1 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 - 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 - Cancer Research UK Race for Life Manchester 5K, 10K & Pretty Muddy 5K
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.
Heaton Park
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Alderbank - Open Garden for NGS
A quirky Chorlton garden! Recycled materials. Wildlife friendly areas. Great variety of lush naturalistic cottage style planting. Wildlife friendly pond with bridge. Potager style front garden with organic fruit, vegetables, flowers and herbs. Hundreds of container plantings.
Alderbank, Manchester
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Mum2mum Market (Chorlton,Manchester)  Nearly New Sale
Chorlton High School Saturday 23rd June 1:30pm-3:30pm 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. Book a stall at
Chorlton High School, Nell Lane, Chorlton, Manchester
Sat 23 Jun

More details - SOS Festival 2018
SOS Festival 2018 Friday 13th to Sunday 15th July 2018 Longfield Suite, 3 Longfield Centre, Prestwich, Greater Manchester, M25 1AY, England £20 for 3 days + booking fees SOS Festival is an indoor, all ages welcome, rock & metal live indoor music event currently in its 10th year which takes place from Friday
Fri 13 Jul

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