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EDUCATIONAL SHOWS AND EVENTS IN MANCHESTER

Hamilton

Palace Theatre, Manchester
Friday 23 - Saturday 24 February 2024
Lin-Manuel Miranda's multi award-winning cultural phenomenon Hamilton is touring the UK for the very first time in 2023/2024 and is coming to Manchester Palace Theatre for a 15 week season from Saturday 11 November 2023 until Saturday 24 Fe...

Animal Farm

Octagon Theatre, Bolton
Friday 23 - Saturday 24 February 2024
A powerful re-telling of George Orwell's chilling and timeless classic. When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master and take over, they imagine it is the beginning of a life of freedom and equality for all. However ove...

Professor Brian Cox

King George's Hall, Blackburn
Friday 23 February 2024
The pop idol turned science idol, Professor Brian Edward Cox is a British physicist and professor of particle physics at the University of Manchester. He is best recognized as the presenter of science programs for the British Broadcasting C...

Dr Michael Mosley & Dr Clare Bailey - Eat (well), Sleep (better), Live (longer)

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Friday 23 February 2024
For the first time ever, Dr Michael Mosley and Dr Clare Bailey take the stage with their much-anticipated live theatre show. This husband and wife and team have changed tens of thousands of lives with their international bestselling books (...

Lowry Workshops - Dance & Drama (Morning)

The Lowry, Salford
Friday 23 February - Friday 26 July 2024
The Lowry offers a diverse and inclusive creating learning offer. With a variety of workshops linked to curriculum areas, mental health and wellbeing and project work. All workshops and projects are tailor made to support your objectives an...

A History of Mancunian Black Music

The Empty Space, Salford
Friday 23 February 2024
Discover the stories behind iconic artists, influential genres, and groundbreaking movements that have left an indelible mark on Manchester music. Take an incredible journey through the vibrant world of Mancunian Black Music. From soulful m...

Operation Ouch! Food, Poo and You

Science & Industry Museum, Manchester
Friday 23 February - Sunday 9 June 2024
Dive headfirst into the digestive system for an unforgettable journey of super-sized science with Operation Ouch! Food, Poo and You. Get ready for a special mission to find out what happens to food when we eat.  Guided by videos and illust...

The Dino Adventure

East Lancashire Railway, Bury
Friday 23 February - Wednesday 28 August 2024
Get your teeth into this Jurassic Lark. Join an eccentric expedition on a time travelling steam train to meet with a herd of adorable baby dinosaurs. Get up close with the cute cretaceous critters and maybe even give the T-Rex a tickle unde...

Meet The Changemakers

Manchester Museum, Manchester
Saturday 24 February 2024
Manchester Museum's Top Floor is a space for learning, connecting, and inspiring change. Drop in between 12-4pm to meet the communities, charities, activists, and artists shaping a more sustainable and fair future for Manchester. Discover n...

Crafty Families

The Lowry, Salford
Saturday 24 February 2024
Suitable for under 11s, little ones and their grown-ups can get crafty with a professional artist who will lead you through some fun, creative and colourful arts activities. ...

Out of the Cask - Rediscovering Julia Perry

RNCM, Manchester
Monday 26 February 2024
RNCM celebrate the work of American composer Julia Perry. Part of their In Focus series, they will be delving into her remarkable life and catalogue of music across a week of performances and talks. Professor of Singing and RNCM Researcher...

The School of Curiosity

The Met, Bury
Monday 26 February 2024
Is your child aged between 10 and 14 and bursting with creativity?Do they love reading, making, and telling stories?Do they have a passion for exploring the world of imagination?Well, then, look no further! Welcome to The School of Curiosi...

Baby Book Club

Z-arts, Manchester
Wednesday 28 February - Wednesday 26 June 2024
Baby Book Club is a wonderful way to spend time together with your baby (0-2 years) and develop their love of books, stories and reading.   Baby Book Club helps parents develop skills in how to make reading fun for their babies and help d...

Little Creatives

The Lowry, Salford
Wednesday 28 February 2024
Join The Lowry for their weekly Little Creatives session. This is designed for under 5's with different activities each week. Your little one is sure to have fun and get creative in these workshops. All attendees will need to book a ticket....

Rhyme Time

Z-arts, Manchester
Thursday 29 February - Thursday 18 July 2024
Rhyme time is a fun group singing session for babies and toddlers (0-4 years) and their grown-ups.   Singing together and repeating rhymes helps your child develop listening, visual and memory skills, which will help them develop. Rhyme t...

Altrincham Garrick Play Reading Club

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse, Altrincham
Friday 1 March - Friday 5 July 2024
If you like theatre... no, if you love theatre, drama, comedy, musical theatre, play reading, poetry and much more and would relish the opportunity to meet new people, then the new 'Altrincham Garrick Play Reading Club' is for you. Here is ...

Saturday Club - Society and Change

Manchester Museum, Manchester
Saturday 2 March - Saturday 6 July 2024
Society and Change Are you aged 13-16? Are you interested in creatively exploring how we can work together towards a fairer and more sustainable future?  In partnership with the  National Saturday Club, the Society & Change Saturday Club...

Family Art Stars

Z-arts, Manchester
Saturday 2 March - Saturday 20 July 2024
Families that learn together, grow together. We are very excited to continue our Family Art Stars sessions every Saturday! Come down, muck in and make some art as a family, spending quality time and learning new techniques. No skill is requ...

Your Fat Friend (15)

HOME, Manchester
Monday 4 March - Monday 3 June 2024
★★★✭ This charming documentary about the rise of fat activist Aubrey Gordon, from anonymous blogger and viral sensation to best selling author is fascinating. ~ ManchesterTheatres. com --- A film about fatness, family, the complexi...

Little Reads

Z-arts, Manchester
Tuesday 5 March - Tuesday 2 July 2024
Little Reads with Manchester Literature Festival. Join Ged for an interactive Storytelling session in our new Children's Library. 10am session - Pre-school/Family session 11am- Inclusive session (If you require a BSL interpreter please do l...

World Book Day 2024 - Rob Biddulph

Z-arts, Manchester
Wednesday 6 March 2024
An exclusive event with renowned author Rob Biddulph. Rob's latest book, "Charlie McGrew," is the official £1 book for World Book Day. It's a delightful story about Charlie, who longs for a clippety companion but faces a "NO PETS" sign. Ca...

Music Drop

Contact, Manchester
Wednesday 6 March - Wednesday 24 July 2024
Beatmakers, rappers, singers or anyone interested in making music, Music Drop is the perfect project for you. Whatever your musical background is this project will teach you key music skills and support your musical journey. Music Drop offe...

The Night Sky Show

The Lowry, Salford
Sunday 10 March 2024
Comedy, astronomy and so much more. A show for anyone with a slight interest or more in the night sky. A night for those who want to laugh, learn and enjoy. The Night Sky Show will take you on an epic journey from our celestial back yard an...

Beatrice Nicholas - Women of the Black Chicago Renaissance

Martin Harris Centre, Manchester
Thursday 14 March 2024
Free lunchtime concert. Concert pianist Beatrice Nicholas talks and performs solo works by three Chicago Renaissance composers: Florence Price; Margaret Bonds and Betty Jackson King. The Chicago Renaissance was a creative movement that blo...

Gaia Vince in Conversation

Manchester Museum, Manchester
Tuesday 19 March 2024
Have no doubt, we are facing a species emergency - but we can manage it. We can survive, but to do so will require a planned and deliberate migration of a kind humanity has never before undertaken.' In her latest book, Nomad Century: How to...

Opera North Pre-Show Talk - Cavalleria rusticana / Aleko

The Lowry, Salford
Wednesday 20 - Friday 22 March 2024
You'll hear more about the background to the piece and Opera North's approach to it from a member of the Company. Speakers will be confirmed as soon as possible. Tickets are free but must be booked in advance. These talks are designed for a...

Opera North Pre-Show Talk - Così fan tutte

The Lowry, Salford
Thursday 21 - Saturday 23 March 2024
You'll hear more about the background to the piece and Opera North's approach to it from a member of the Company. Speakers will be confirmed as soon as possible. Tickets are free but must be booked in advance. These talks are designed for a...

Trouble on Volcano Island

The Albert Halls, Bolton
Sunday 31 March 2024
"The Greatest Prehistoric Show on Earth"65 million years in the making... Are you ready for the adventure?Join the intrepid Dinosaur Adventurers as they journey to a world of living, breathing, life-like Dinosaurs. Walk with them through th...

Dinosaur Adventure Live

The Albert Halls, Bolton
Sunday 31 March 2024
65 million years in the making... Are you ready for the adventure? This awe-inspiring interactive stage show captivates both young and young at heart, immersing audiences in the enthralling & realistic world of Dinosaurs. Join the intrepi...

Sikh Vaisakhi Celebration

Manchester Museum, Manchester
Saturday 6 April 2024
In partnership with Manchester Sikh Foundation and Feed My City You are invited to a Sikh Vaisakhi celebration at Manchester Museum, in partnership with Manchester Sikh Foundation (Feed My City) on 6 April. The Museum event includes a Langa...

Dinosaur Adventure Live

Middleton Arena, Manchester
Wednesday 10 April 2024
65 million years in the making... Are you ready for the adventure? This awe-inspiring interactive stage show captivates both young and young at heart, immersing audiences in the enthralling & realistic world of Dinosaurs. Join the intrepi...

Dinosaur Adventure Live

Stockport Plaza, Stockport
Sunday 14 April 2024
65 million years in the making... Are you ready for the adventure? This awe-inspiring interactive stage show captivates both young and young at heart, immersing audiences in the enthralling & realistic world of Dinosaurs. Join the intrepi...

Dinosaur Adventure Live

Stockport Plaza, Stockport
Sunday 14 April 2024
65 million years in the making... Are you ready for the adventure? This awe-inspiring interactive stage show captivates both young and young at heart, immersing audiences in the enthralling & realistic world of Dinosaurs. Join the intrepi...

Divorced, Beheaded Died: An Audience with King Henry VIII

Waterside, Manchester
Sunday 5 May 2024
'The year is 1544 and King Henry, the Eighth of that name, is engaged upon Royal Progress about his Realm; and has halted here to afford his Loyal Subjects the opportunity to have 'audience' with their Sovereign Lord and King'. This one-man...

Horrible Histories - Rotten Royals

St Helens Theatre Royal, St Helens
Tuesday 7 - Wednesday 8 May 2024
We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So Horrible Histories is back in 2024 with revolting rulers and mad monarchs from Britain'sbarmypast! Would you be wooed by Richard the Lionheart?Are you ready for a ...

Dickens Theatre Company - Romeo & Juliet

Stockport Plaza, Stockport
Thursday 9 May 2024
Dickens Theatre Company present an exciting adaptation of a classic GCSE English literature text as part of their Revision on Tour programme, which comprises of four unique stage adaptations of compulsory GCSE texts touring theatres nation...

Rude Science

The Lowry, Salford
Sunday 26 May 2024
The naughtiest, funniest, most revolting science show in the world. Brace yourselves for BBC Gastronaut Stefan Gates' revolutionary, high-tech, highly-explosive new show, packed with outrageous science stunts. On the surface it's a riot of ...

Dinosaur Adventure Live

St Helens Theatre Royal, St Helens
Monday 27 May 2024
65 million years in the making... Are you ready for the adventure? This awe-inspiring interactive stage show captivates both young and young at heart, immersing audiences in the enthralling & realistic world of Dinosaurs. Join the intrepi...

Peppa Pig's Fun Day Out

St Helens Theatre Royal, St Helens
Tuesday 11 - Thursday 13 June 2024
Join Peppa, along with her family and friends as they go to the zoo and also the beach for a special party- it's going to be an exciting and fun packed day. Prepare to sing and dance with colourful scarecrows, feed the penguins, build big s...

Bluey's Big Play

The Lowry, Salford
Wednesday 31 July - Sunday 11 August 2024
When Dad feels like a little bit of Sunday afternoon time out, Bluey and Bingo have other plans! Join them as they pull out all of the games and cleverness at their disposal to get Dad off that bean bag. Bluey's Big Play is a brand-new thea...

Horrible Histories - Rotten Royals

Stockport Plaza, Stockport
Sunday 4 August 2024
We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So Horrible Histories is back in 2024 with revolting rulers and mad monarchs from Britain'sbarmypast! Would you be wooed by Richard the Lionheart?Are you ready for a ...

SIX

The Lowry, Salford
Tuesday 13 August - Sunday 1 September 2024
The international smash hit musical SIX is back! Multi award-winning with a spectacularly successful studio album adored on playlists across the globe, this sell-out Tudor take-off has 'an incredibly strong and powerful message. Boundary-pu...

Fearne Cotton's Happy Place Festival

Tatton Park, Knutsford
Saturday 31 August - Sunday 1 September 2024
Fuel your thoughts and find your sanctuary this summer at the UK's biggest space dedicated to feeding both body and mind. A creative space for self-love and happiness. We can't wait to see you there, and remember - the magic really happens ...

The Serial Killer Next Door

The Albert Halls, Bolton
Friday 6 September 2024
One of the UK's most notable Psychological Therapists and Crime commentators Emma Kenny discusses what creates a serial killer. She will take you on a journey looking at what ingredients of possibility lead to body counts by killers like Te...

Tim Peake - Astronauts: The Quest to Explore Space

The Lowry, Salford
Sunday 15 September 2024
After multiple sell-out tours with his debut show, My Journey to Space, Tim Peake returns to venues across the UK with his hugely anticipated new show, ASTRONAUTS: The Quest to Explore Space. With the help of extraordinary archive material ...
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