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Manchester Summer Holidays Free and Cheap Activities Week One

girl in field of wild flowers
20 Jul 2019

Get out and about with these great cheap and free summer holiday events in and around Manchester on from 22nd to 26th July 2019. 

Six whole weeks to entertain the kids can prove expensive, so to give you a helping hand we have put together a list of whats on for kids this week for free or cheap in Manchester. 

Plus you can make the most of the sun with our list of outdoor pools and splash zones in and around Manchester here, everything you need to know about  the closest beaches to Manchester here and where you can pick you own fruit here. 

Manchester Summer Holiday Free And Cheap Activities On All Week.

Free Summer of Fun, Science and Industry Museum, Manchester City Centre. 

summer of fun manchester museum

The Science and Industry Museum in Manchester has lots of fun planned this summer. They will have daily science shows, story telling, a sun playground, discover the power of plants and lots more. Best of all entry to the musuem is free.

See here for more details and times. 

Free Giant Beach and Playhouse , Great Northern Warehouse 

great northern manchester free beach

This summer the Great Northern Warehouse is turning into a giant beach. They have a huge deckchair perfect for pictures, plus a role play playhouse with kitchen, library and pets hospital. 

See here for the details 

Comic Creations with Roy of the Rovers, National Football Museum, Manchester City Centre

National football musuem summer comic

This summer you can create your own comics at the National Football Museum, including writing your own plot, draw your characters and create a great front cover with unique printing technology. 

Entry to the musuem is free for Manchester City Centre residents with ID but charges do apply for non residents 

Free Giant Beach, Intu Trafford Centre

trafford centre beach

Kids can enjoy a free giant beach at the Intu Trafford Centre this summer holidays. There will be deck chairs for parents to use and kids can bring there own buckets and spades to enjoy the sand. The beach entry is free however there are some activities for which charges applies. 

See here for details 

Barton Beach and Funfair at City Airport, Eccles

Barton Beach city airport

This summer the barton beach and fun fair is back. They have a large indoor sandpit, children’s fun fair, donkey’s and more. Although there is a charge, it only costs £5 per child for unlimited rides for a 3 hour session. 

Monday 22nd July 2019 Manchester Summer Holiday Free And Cheap Activities.

Tuesday 23nd July 2019 Manchester Summer Holiday Free And Cheap Activities.

Free Terrific Tuesdays, Roll Up Roll Up, Manchester Cathedral

Free summer Manchester Cathedral

Enjoy a free summer holiday session at Manchester Cathedral with a circus theme. This week its Roll Up Roll Up. The session is a drop in no booking required. 

See times and details here. 

Free Open Days at Greater Manchester Police Museum

Greater Manchester Police Museum open days

This summer the Greater Manchester Police Museum are opening their doors on Tuesdays and Thursdays for some police fun and to learn about different police units. 

See here for times and details 

Wednesday 24th July 2019 Manchester Summer Holiday Free And Cheap Activities.

Free American Sports Day at the Wythenshawe Games, Wythenshawe 

american football Wythenshaw

Head to the Wythenshawe games for an American style sports day. There will be the chance to try American Football, Dodgeball, Baseball and lots more. Plus they have an under 5 area and activities just for 11 to 19 year olds. 

See here for the full list, details and times. 

Thursday 25th July 2019 Manchester Summer Holiday Free And Cheap Activities.

Free Sports for All Day at the Wythenshawe Games, Wythenshawe 

wythenshaw games sports for all

Have fun at the Wythenshawe Games 2019 at the Sports for All Day for those with and without disabilities. There will be a climbing wall, wheelchair basketball, power football, archery and lots more. 

See here to check out the details 

Free Open Days at Greater Manchester Police Museum

Greater Manchester Police Museum open days

This summer the Greater Manchester Police Museum are opening their doors on Tuesdays and Thursdays for some police fun and to learn about different police units. 

See here for times and details 

Friday 26th July 2019 Manchester Summer Holiday Free And Cheap Activities

Free Percy the Park Keeper Sessions, Peel Park, Salford

Percy Park keeper sessions salford

Enjoy free activities in the park including scavenger hunts, crafts and wildlife trails. 

See here for details and times

This Girl Can at the Wythenshawe Games, Wythenshawe (For girls and Boys)

free girls sports manchester

Join in the Wythenshaw Games at the This Girl Can event for both for boys and girls. There will be a whole of sports from skateboarding to dance, martial arts , football, table tennins and lots more. 

Plus they have an under 5 area and activities just for 11 to 19 year olds. 

See here for the full list of sports, detials and times

What have we missed? 

Know of an activity we have missed this week ? Email the details over to us at hello@familyonthego.co.uk

 

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