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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BABES IN THE WOOD Waterside Plaza Sale
8-Jan-16 to 17-Feb-16

Sale Nomads present this traditional family pantomime. Full of Goodies to cheer, in the shape of Robin Hood and his Merry Men; Baddies to boo and hiss are taken care of by the...

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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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Mary Poppins Palace Theatre City Centre
20-Jan-16 to 5-Mar-16

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh are delighted to announce that their multi award-winning musical Mary Poppins will embark on a tour of the UK and Ireland. The magical story of the...

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Shrek The Musical The Lowry Theatre Further Afield
2 reviews 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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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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Alvin & The Chipmunks: Road Chip AMC Cinemas Manchester City Centre
6-Feb-16 to 7-Feb-16
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New family film previewing this weekend. Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in...

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THE ADVENTURES OF POM Waterside Plaza Sale
12-Feb-16
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Yellow petals, singing birds, soft grass beneath your feet; welcome to Spring. Find yourself a lovely spot and stay a while. And here is Pom: climber of trees, chaser of butterfli...

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THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES Waterside Plaza, Sale
13-Feb-16 to 16-Feb-16
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Stuff and Nonsense present a brand new romp though a classic, eccentric tale, telling the story of an Emperor who loves clothes more than anything. But despite a wardrobe the...

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Just Us Three and The Sea The Edge Theatre and Arts Centre Chorlton cum Hardy
16-Feb-16

An Artful Playground Production Tuesday 16th February, 11am & 1.30pm Ages 3-7 & their families Tickets: £8/£6* One day when out flying with his friends, Sedrick finds himsel...

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Breaking The Ice The Edge Theatre and Arts Centre Chorlton cum Hardy
17-Feb-16

A Unicorn/Filskit production Wednesday 17th February, 11am & 2pm Ages 2-5 and their families Tickets: £8/£6* Join Team Polar Bear or Team Husky and find new friends. Have you...

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Breaking The Ice The Edge Theatre and Arts Centre Chorlton cum Hardy
17-Feb-16

A Unicorn/Filskit production Wednesday 17th February, 11am & 2pm Ages 2-5 and their families Tickets: £8/£6* Join Team Polar Bear or Team Husky and find new friends. Have you...

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THE FANTASTIC MR FOX Waterside Plaza Sale
17-Feb-16
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The Fantastic Mr Fox This adaptation of a Roald Dahl classic tells of an urbane fox who returns to his farm-raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers'...

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CORPSE BRIDE Waterside Plaza Sale
17-Feb-16
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Corpse Bride - part of a Tim Burton Double Bill! When a shy groom practices his wedding vows in the inadvertent presence of a deceased young woman, she rises from the grave assumi...

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MCR SUPERSTARS Waterside Plaza, Sale
19-Feb-16
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MCR Superstars Final will showcase five finalists who will perform in front of a panel of music industry professionals.

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Kite The Lowry Theatre Further Afield
19-Feb-16 to 21-Feb-16
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Inspired by the world of indoor-kite flying and stories such as The Snowman and The Red Balloon, Kite is a play without words, with originally composed music, dance, puppetry and...

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Sparkle Z-arts Hulme
27-Feb-16
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Saturday 27 February Sparkle Presented by Puppetship Ages 0-4 10.30am – Ages 0-2 12.30pm – Ages 3-4 2.30pm – Ages 3-4 £8/ £6 (our early years performances remain exempt from...

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The Remarkable Tale of Oliver Twist The Edge Theatre and Arts Centre Chorlton cum Hardy
27-Feb-16

A Red Earth Theatre Production Saturday 27th February, 2pm Based on the book by Charles Dickens Recommended 8+ years Book now Suitable 6+ years & their families Tickets: £8/£6...

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Handa's Hen The Edge Theatre and Arts Centre Chorlton cum Hardy
4-Mar-16 to 5-Mar-16

A Little Angel Theatre production Friday 4th March, 10am, 11.15am & 1.30pm – SOLD OUT Saturday 5th March 10am, 11.30am & 2pm Ages 2-5 and their families Tickets: £8/£6* When...

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First Steps - A Child's The Dream The Lowry Theatre Further Afield
4-Mar-16
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Birmingham Royal Ballet's introduction to this delightful ballet adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream, has been specially made for children aged 3–7 years...

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We're Stuck Fun Day Z-arts Hulme
5-Mar-16
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Saturday 5th March 12pm – 2pm We're Stuck Fun Day Free event All Ages Launching World Maths Day (7th March) and National Science and Engineering Week (9th – 18th March) we...

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Brother's Grimm Fun Day Z-arts Hulme
19-Mar-16
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Saturday 19 March Brothers Grimm Fun Day 12-4pm Family fun for all ages, Free This March Z-arts will be celebrating World Storytelling Day Brothers Grimm style! It's definitel...

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THE MAGIC BEANSTALK Waterside Plaza Sale
19-Mar-16
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Jack, his mum and their cow Daisy are in trouble. Their house is leaking, the phones cut off, there's no food in the fridge - and they've got NITS! Something's got to change and...

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Michael Morpurgo: Where My Wellies Take Me The Lowry Theatre Further Afield
20-Mar-16

Based on Clare and Michael Morpurgo's book, Where My Wellies Take Me follows Pippa, its 9 year old heroine, on a May Day ramble through local woods, farms and fields. A celebratio...

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The Witches The Lowry Theatre Further Afield
21-Mar-16 to 26-Mar-16
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Roald Dahl's scariest book is brought to life in a tremendously terrifying treat for the whole family. Witches absolutely detest children. They want to squish them and squiggle...

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The Boy Whop Bit Picasso The Edge Theatre and Arts Centre Chorlton cum Hardy
26-Mar-16

An Untied Artists production Saturday 26th March, 11am & 2pm Ages 4-8 and their families Tickets: £8/£6* When Picasso comes to stay anything can happen! Come and play down on...

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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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Peppa Pigs Surprise The Lowry Further Afield
30-Mar-16 to 31-Mar-16

Surprise! Peppa Pig, George and their friends are back in Salford Quays in a brand new live stage show, Peppa Pig's Surprise. It's a lovely day and Peppa is playing outside with...

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GORILLA BY ANTHONY BROWNE Waterside Plaza, Sale
2-Apr-16 to 4-Apr-16
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Hannah loves gorillas. With her birthday coming, she longs for a very special present: her own real gorilla to play with. But her dad gets her a toy version, then something magica...

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Lullaby Lane The Edge Theatre and Arts Centre Chorlton cum Hardy
8-Apr-16

A Half Moon Theatre production Friday 8th April, 11am & 2pm Ages 3-6 and their families Tickets: £8/£6* Join Katie as she returns to her childhood home on Lullaby Lane in searc...

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We're Stuck Z-arts Hulme
12-Apr-16 to 16-Apr-16

The Robots are coming to Manchester! Ever got terribly stuck on a problem? Ever made a stupid mistake and felt like a fool? Brilliant! Then this show is for you. Join us on a...

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SNOW WHITE Waterside Plaza Sale
12-Apr-16 to 13-Apr-16
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With endless meals to prepare, a never ending pile of dishes to wash.....not to mention that huge and ridiculous mirror that needs polishing morning, noon and night....life's...

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WILD Waterside Plaza 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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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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