Family Shows & Concerts in Manchester & Trafford

 
Flying Saucers Royal Exchange Theatre City Centre
6-Nov-14 to 6-Nov-16

Launched in Autumn 2014, Flying Saucers is our out-of-this-world Sunday programme for families and children. As well as our weekly Flying Saucers Drama Club, we also host storyte...

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HAPHAZARD Z-arts Hulme
2-Feb-16 to 2-Feb-21
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Haphazard 2016 All ages 12-4pm, FREE Presented by Word of Warning + Z-arts Intriguing images and offbeat oddities dotted around the historic Z-arts building. Playful, quirky,...

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Snow White Z-arts Hulme
2-Feb-16 to 2-Feb-21
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Saturday 19 March Ages 4+ Snow White Presented By Engine House and LipService 11am & 2.30pm Running Time: 60 Minutes ARTCART! There will be Free arts activities before &...

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Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales The Lowry Theatre Further Afield
24-May-16 to 29-May-16
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Under the sea, out on the farm and into the jungle, these terrific tales are woven together with live music, puppetry and a whole host of colourful characters from Julia Donaldson...

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WILD Waterside Arts Centre Sale
28-May-16
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A story of a boy Running, jumping, no time for sleeping A boy with big ideas Shouting, sprinting, can't be stopping A boy who is lonely Imagining, dreaming, better than schoolin...

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Music From Distant Galaxies RNCM Hulme
29-May-16
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Join us for the launch of our new Young Explorers Concert Series for children. For this special event we're delighted to be working in partnership with the Piccadilly Symphony...

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The Hollywood Special Effects Show The Lowry Theatre Further Afield
3-Jun-16 to 4-Jun-16

Get closer to the action than ever before as this interactive and explosive family show takes you behind the scenes of your favourite films to discover the science and secrets of...

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The Last Post Z-arts Hulme
3-Jun-16

For Ages 7+ Tickets: £10/£6 Running Time: 75 mins Step on board Mobile Sorting Office (MSO) 451, a bright red Luton van and be transported to a world where snail mail reigns...

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Dance: Make Your Move 2016 Cedar Mount Academy Gorton
4-Jun-16

Join us for Dance: Make Your Move 2016! Dance: Make Your Move is the UK's largest charity dance event. The British Red Cross Dance: Make Your Move competition is open to dancers...

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ERROR 404 Waterside Arts Centre Sale
4-Jun-16
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Look again at everything you thought you knew. There's a boy. No more than ten years old. You know someone just like him - except that his best friend is a robot. Don't hold...

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The Very Magic Flute The Lowry Theatre Further Afield
5-Jun-16
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Meet a lost Prince chased by a dragon, a mysterious Queen of the Night, a kidnapped Princess, a lonely Bird-Man, and don't forget the Magic Flute and Bells. Sounds like a sure-...

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Walter Lemonface Z-arts Hulme
12-Jun-16
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Ages 3-9 The Adventures of Walter Lemonface Running Time: 55 mins A fun-filled, interactive experience for the whole family. Join adventurer, fearless inventor and connoisseur...

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The Adventures of Walter Lemonface Z-arts Hulme
12-Jun-16
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Ever wanted to control what happens in a cartoon? Now you can in this fun-filled experience for the whole family – there's no such thing as too much joining in! A fun-filled,...

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DAVID WALLIAMS RATBURGER Waterside Arts Centre Sale
12-Jun-16
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Poor Zoe; her hamster has died and her lazy stepmother, Sheila, doesn't care. In fact, she is so lazy that she wants Zoe to pick her nose for her --- ewwww. Voted the top childre...

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COMEDYSPORTZ Waterside Arts Centre Sale
18-Jun-16
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ComedySportz is an all ages, all improvised show where two teams battle it out for laughs as players create quick-witted sketches, scenes and songs from whatever suggestions are...

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Gold, Gods and Giants The Lowry Theatre Further Afield
19-Jun-16
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Around an imagined campfire we invite families into a specially made indoor tent, to explore the stories and music from Wagner's magical Ring Cycle. This interactive workshop will...

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FROGS AND SNAILS AND TEDDY BEAR TALES Waterside Arts Centre Sale
25-Jun-16
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It's bear's birthday tomorrow. His head is full of excitement. How will he ever get to sleep? Bedtime stories, of course, weaving together tales of spring, summer, autumn and...

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Into The West Z-arts Hulme
26-Jun-16
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She's my horse, she is! What's her name Grandpa? She's called Tir na n'Og. Why's she called that? Because she came from the land under the sea. A place where it is always summe...

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RNCM Summer Family Day RNCM Hulme
26-Jun-16
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For the second year running, we're delighted to be joining forces with MMU's Manchester Children's Book Festival for our Summer Family Day. Celebrating 100 years since the birth...

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Fun Day: Bear Hunt, Chocolate Cake & Bad Thin Z-arts Altrincham
9-Jul-16

Michael Rosen is a hugely bestselling author of picture books and poetry and Z-arts are very excited to announce we have a fantastic interactive experience coming to our centre in...

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Creatures in the Night RNCM Hulme
17-Jul-16
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In this performance of Arthur Butterworth's Creatures in the Night, the orchestra will recreate the sounds of the animals and we'll use lighting and other clever tricks to immerse...

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The Tempest - Open Air Theatre Fletcher Moss Botanical Gardens Didsbury
22-Jul-16 to 24-Jul-16
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Gather round Heartbreak Productions' stone circle to meet druids, bards and revellers who will perform a mystical rendition of Shakespeare's final play, The Tempest. Using masks...

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THE BOGGLE Waterside Arts Centre Sale
23-Jul-16
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We all know that Boggles don't exist… Don't we? John's dad has given him dire warnings about the strange creature that lives on their farm. So when John forgets to feed the...

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David Walliams' RATBURGER - Open Air Theatre Fletcher Moss Botanical Gardens Didsbury
29-Jul-16 to 31-Jul-16
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Poor Zoe; her hamster has died and her lazy stepmother, Sheila, doesn't care. In fact, she is so lazy that she wants Zoe to pick her nose for her — ewwww. Voted the top children...

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Murder On The Terrace - Open Air Theatre Fletcher Moss Botanical Gardens Didsbury
18-Aug-16 to 20-Aug-16
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The scene is set – A respectable garden party to celebrate Lord Cava's retirement and the handing over of his sparkling wine empire to his nephew, Charles Standen-Delliver. It is...

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The Importance of Being Earnest - Open Air Fletcher Moss Botanical Gardens Didsbury
26-Aug-16 to 28-Aug-16
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The “Bohemocracy” of 1929 request the pleasure of your company for the fashionable blow-out of the summer! Don your flapper finery; sip your cocktail, eat and be merry with the...

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Marvel Universe LIVE! Super Heroes Assemble Manchester Arena City Centre
26-Jan-17 to 29-Jan-17
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Marvel fans unite! Marvel Universe LIVE! Super Heroes Assemble is taking the live entertainment experience to a whole new level with an epic show unlike anything you've seen befor...

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