Family Shows & Concerts in Manchester & Trafford

 
Fun at Meridian Leisure Park Altrincham
9-Sep-13 to 9-Sep-15

Families need look no further than Meridian Leisure Park for fun and entertainment this month. Enjoy a family-friendly movie at Vue cinema, strike a bowl at Hollywood Bowl (where...

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Fun at Aspects Leisure Park Altrincham
9-Sep-13 to 9-Sep-15

Families need look no further than Aspects Leisure Park for fun and entertainment this month. Enjoy a family-friendly movie at Vue cinema or strike a bowl at Bowlplex this month...

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Fun at Barbican Leisure Park Altrincham
9-Sep-13 to 9-Sep-15

Families need look no further than Aspects Leisure Park for fun and entertainment this month. Enjoy a family-friendly movie at Vue cinema or strike a bowl at Tenpin this month...

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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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The Mermaid in the Gherkin Jar The Lowry, Further Afield
7-Jul-15 to 7-Jul-20
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“The mermaid gazed at Christopher as she drifted towards the inside of the glass… She looked like a prisoner… Suddenly Christopher realised what he had to do. He had to set her...

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Roundabout: Our Teacher's a Troll The Lowry Further Afield
7-Jul-15 to 7-Jul-20
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Thu 17 September - Sat 19 September Chris Riddell Two terrible twins with a talent for turmoil rule their school with terror and tyranny - until the arrival of a new head teacher...

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Rosie's Magic Horse The Edge Theatre & Arts Centre Chorlton cum Hardy
17-Jul-15 to 17-Jul-20

Perfect for 3-8 year olds and their grown ups Peaceful Lion Productions present ‘Rosie's Magic Horse' a brand new production based on the book by Russell Hoban and illustrated by...

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Coding, Electronics, Minecraft Holiday Camps University of Manchester Ashton-Upon-Mersey
3-Aug-15 to 14-Aug-15

Fire Tech Camp is holding premium tech camps this summer for kids and teens aged 9 to 17, taking place at Manchester University. Under the close mentorship of expert tutors,...

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The King Of Tiny Things The Lowry Further Afield
6-Aug-15
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One magical midsummer's night two sisters huddle together, fearful of what the darkness holds, when a mysterious winged creature appears and leads them on a moonlit. Together they...

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Mr Stink Outdoor Theatre Longford Park Stretford
16-Aug-15

MESSAGE, THIS BRAND NEW ADAPTATION OF MR STINK WITH SOME AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION IS SUITABLE FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY TO ENJOY TOGETHER. Watch the colourful characters from the...

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Mr Stink Dunham Massey Altrincham
21-Aug-15

AN OUTDOOR SHOW PACKED WITH FUN, HUMOUR AND A HEART-WARMING MESSAGE, THIS BRAND NEW ADAPTATION OF MR STINK WITH SOME AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION IS SUITABLE FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY TO...

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COMEDYSPORTZ SUMMER WORKSHOPS Waterside Plaza Sale
26-Aug-15 to 27-Aug-15
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26th and 27th August Workshops: 11am to 4pm Showcase: 5.30pm on the 27th £40 for the two days. Ages 10 plus. Fantastic summer fun with the cast of ComedySportz as they teach...

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CINDERELLA (U) (2015) Waterside Arts Center Sale
31-Aug-15
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When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to...

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SHAUN THE SHEEP (U) (2015) WaterSide Arts Center Sale
31-Aug-15
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I know a girl I'd like you to meet her She'll give you a smile Whenever you greet her She's got a secret That she wants to tell Her name is Isabel…and she has a well

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THE TOOTHY ADVENTURES OF DAVY DENTURE Waterside Plaza Sale
12-Sep-15
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Everyone expects Davy to be dentist when he grows up. But he wants to be …….. something else. Artful Playground's interactive musical stories are aimed at children aged 3-7 and...

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First Steps - A Childs Swan Lake The Lowry Further Afield
25-Sep-15
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Birmingham Royal Ballet's introduction to this delightful story which has been specially adapted for children aged 3-7 years. This hour-long, interactive programme features a...

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THE 6TH ANNUAL MANCHESTER IMPROV TOURNAMENT 1Waterside Plaza Sale
26-Sep-15
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ComedySportz is proud to be hosting this years Manchester Improv Tournament. Titles will be defended, scores will be settled and laughs will be had in this no holds barred joke-a-...

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Puss In Boots The Lowry Further Afield
27-Sep-15

Lyngo Theatre are bringing out their next fabulous fable. As with our last show - 'JACK AND THE BEANSTALK' - this is no pantomime. It does full justice to the adventure and depth...

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The Moscow State Circus Tatton Park Altrincham
1-Oct-15 to 4-Oct-15

Zhelaniy' is based on the Russian folklore story of Cvetik-Semicvetik, or "the flower with seven colors", by Benjamin Losin, where each of the petals represent a wish and is the...

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Hurricane Boy The Lowry Further Afield
18-Oct-15
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An imaginative tale of chaos and calm, Hurricane Boy is a delight of physical storytelling and live music, much loved by children and their families. A lonely boy lives alone,...

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Milkshake Live The Lowry Further Afield
26-Oct-15
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Starring Milkshake! favourites Little Princess, the Bananas in Pyjamas, Noddy and Tessie Bear, Pip from Pip Ahoy!, Bello from Jelly Jamm, Chloe from Chloe's Closet, Tommy and...

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Morgan & West The Lowry Further Afield
26-Oct-15
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"Time travelling Victorian magic duo Morgan & West unload another boxful of bafflement and impossibility. Witness a mountain of mysterious magic, a hatful of hyper-reality, and of...

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The Toothy Adventure of Davy Denture The Edge Theatre & Arts Centre Chorlton cum Hardy
27-Oct-15

Everyone expects Davy to be dentist when he grows up. But he wants to be …….. something else. Off he goes with Grandpa Fred and Robot on a special adventure where he makes toothy...

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The Bear and The Butterfly Z-arts Hulme
28-Oct-15
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For ages 4-7 and their families Theatre Hullabaloo and Theatre by the Lake present Bear & Butterfly Written by Annie McCourt, based on an original story by Gordon Poad

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Singalonga Frozen The Lowry Further Afield
28-Oct-15
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A full screening of Disney's FROZEN with lyrics on screen to help you sing along during the film. Introduced by a live host who will guide you through this interactive screening...

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The Scarecrows Wedding The Lowry Further Afield
29-Oct-15 to 1-Nov-15
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The best wedding ever, the best wedding yet, The wedding that no one will ever forget. Betty O'Barley and Harry O'Hay are excellent scarecrows (they scare a lot of crows). ...

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16 SINGERS Waterside Arts Center Sale
30-Oct-15
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Celebrate the joy of music in this sparkling new production for 0-18 months as the luscious sounds and movements of 16 signers are woven into a mesmerising performance allowing...

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Dinosaur Zoo The Lowry Further Afield
30-Oct-15 to 1-Nov-15
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Introducing the Tyrannosaurus Rex… Dare to get up close and personal! Direct from the West End, Dinosaur Zoo brings these awesome prehistoric creatures to the stage as you've...

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The Possible Impossible House Z-arts Hulme
31-Oct-15
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n the library of The Possible Impossible House, a doodle of a girl springs from the blank page of an algebra book. She'll take you on a night-time adventure around labyrinthine...

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The Doodle Dance Show The Lowry Further Afield
1-Nov-15

Grab a pen and kick off your shoes for this fun playful interactive show that will get the whole family drawing, and dancing, doodling and story-telling together. Help turn a...

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THE FALCON'S MALTESER BY ANTHONY HOROWITZ Waterside Acts Center Sale
9-Nov-15
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New Old Friends in partnership with Theatre Royal Bath's Egg, Newbury Corn Exchange, the Natural Theatre Company and Walker Books present The Falcon's Malteser by Anthony Horowit...

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DOUG ALLAN - LIFE BEHIND THE LENS Waterside Arts Center Sale
15-Nov-15
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Adventures, encounters and insights from the award winning cameraman whose TV credits include the epic wildlife series: Blue Planet, Planet Earth, Life, Human Planet, Ocean Giants...

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The Marvelous Imaginary Menagerie The Lowry Further Afield
15-Nov-15

Roll up; roll up, for the most magnifical, tremendible and fantasticulous experience in town! The caravan of curiosities and its crew of mysterious misfits have arrived to entert...

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Shiny The Lowry Further Afield
22-Nov-15
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Join dancers from Turned On Its Head for their dazzling interactive show Shiny. In a long forgotten room, two people find friendship, joy and treasure. From ordinary brown boxes...

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Sorry, Christmas is Cancelled...Katie Saves t The Lowry Further Afield
29-Nov-15
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Katie and all of the other children around the world have just received the news that every child fears…Christmas is…CANCELLED! Thieves have broken into Father Christmas' grotto...

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MOOMINLAND MIDWINTER Waterside Plaza Sale
8-Dec-15 to 2-Jan-16
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This Christmas, let Waterside Arts Centre sweep you off to one of the most magical places you could ever dream of, with some of children's literature's most captivating and curiou...

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Hetty Feather The Lowry Further Afield
9-Dec-15 to 10-Jan-16
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Lowry from Decmeber 2015 to January 2016. ROLL UP and join Hetty on her escape from the Foundling Hospital. TREMBLE as she faces Matron Stinking bottomly. THRILL as she discover...

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Mr Popper's Penguins The Lowry Further Afield
10-Dec-15 to 10-Jan-16
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Painter and decorator by day, Mr Popper spends all his time dreaming of Antarctic expeditions and living amongst the penguins. He is astounded when one day a packing crate arriv...

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Snow Child The Lowry Further Afield
22-Dec-15 to 3-Jan-16
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As Autumn leaves fall and the foxes, wolves and bears hide among the trees, we tell you a magical story about family, love and the power of dreams.

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Mary Poppins in Manchester The Palace Theatre City Centre
20-Jan-16 to 5-Mar-16
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DISNEY AND CAMERON MACKINTOSH PRESENT THE SUPERCALIFRAGILISTIC HIT MUSICAL Disney and Cameron Mackintosh are delighted to announce that their multi award-winning musical Mary...

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Shrek The Musical The Lowry Theatre Further Afield
2-Feb-16 to 20-Feb-16
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Direct from the West End and larger than life! Based on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, SHREK THE MUSICAL is this year's must-see show for all the family. Join our...

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Peppa Pigs Surprise The Lowry Further Afield
30-Mar-16 to 31-Mar-16
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Surprise! Peppa Pig, George and their friends are back in Birmingham in a brand new live stage show, Peppa Pig's Surprise. It's a lovely day and Peppa is playing outside with her...

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