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31 Things To Do In Manchester On Mother’s Day Weekend2024

Mothers Day Manchester Things To Do
17 Feb 2024

Get out and about with your mum with our top picks of things to do this Mother’s Day Weekend In Manchester for 2024.

For 2024 Mother’s Day will fall early on Sunday 10th March. Going out for the day is a great way to celebrate the special lady in your life.

Whether you’re a mum organising it for yourself or looking for a treat for someone else we have been on the lookout for the best things to do in Manchester this Mother’s Day 2024.

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Mother’s Day Lunches and Brunches  in Manchester 

Treat your mum to a great Mother’s Day Lunch in Manchester.

There are lots of options to choose from lunches with sing-a-alongs and tribute acts to amazing menus. 

Here are our top picks for 2024

Mumma Mia Mothers Day Sing-a-long lunch, Ashton Village Hotels -Sponsored (SOLD OUT)

Mumma Mia Mothers Day Sing Along Lunch Village Hotel Ashton
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Village Hotel Ashton is celebrating Mother’s Day with a good old sing-a-long. 

Ideal for families you will be able to sing along to the Mamma Mia movie songs and ABBA hits with their live performers.

You will also be treated to a special 3-course lunch along with a cocktail for mum.

Read More >>> Mother’s Day at Village Hotel Ashton 

Mother’s Day Michael Bublé Tribute, Bolton Stadium Hotel 

Mums can enjoy a special Mothers Day Michael Bublé Tribute event 

You can enjoy the smooth and soulful sounds of the incredible Michael Bublé tribute artist, enjoy a 2 course lunch and a glass of fizz on arrival. 

The event will start at 1.00 pm and tickets cost £30.00 plus booking fee.

Mother’s Day Luxury Lunch, RE: TREAT Lowry Hotel 

Give your mum some ‘me’ time with this Mother’s Day Luxury Lunch, RE: TREAT Lowry Hotel.

The event includes a one-hour yoga session is suitable for all abilities and will be followed by guided, relaxation. Then a nourishing brunch with tea and coffee in the 5* Lowry Hotel.

Plus mums will leave thoughtfully created gift bags to take home. 

The event will run from 9.30 am to 11.30 pm and tickets cost £38.00 plus booking fee. 

Mum’s Dine Free at Menagerie Bar and Restaurant Manchester 

Menagerie Restaurant
Credit – Menagerie Bar and Restaurant

Menagerie are offering mums dine for free this Mother’s Day. 

The offer applies on their Bottomless Brunch, Bottomless Sunday Lunch or a meal on Sunday 10th March when four people are dining. 

Terms and conditions apply. 

More details about the Mum’s Dine Free at Menagerie Bar and Restaurant here.

Mother’s Day Sunday Lunch Malmaison Manchester 

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a lovely Sunday Lunch at Malmaison Manchester.

You can enjoy succulent meats, seasonal vegetables, and all the trimmings.

Plus you can offer a toast to Mum with a complimentary glass of champagne.

Places cost £32.50 per person and need to be booked in advance. 

To book Mother’s Day Lunch at Malmaison Manchester see here. 

Mamma Mia Dinner Banyan Spinningfields

Banyan Spinningfields is offering an evening Mamma Mia fun and a 2-course set menu this Mother’s Day. 

The menu includes a selection of starters, desserts and mains to choose from and costs £39.00 per person. 

If you don’t fancy the meal you can just enjoy the entertainment for just £15.00 per person. 

Booking in advance is recommended. 

Details about the Mamma Mia Dinner at Banyan here. 

Mother’s Day Meal at Buile Hill Park Hall 

Buile Hill Park Hall is giving you the chance to treat your mum to a three-course meal this Mother’s Day. 

The set menu features choices of a starter main and dessert plus tea and coffee to finish. They have a separate menu for kids. 

The meal cost £30.00 for adults and £10.00 for children and booking is required. 

More information and to book the Mother’s Day Meal at Buile Hill Park Hall here. 

Mother’s Day Lunch and Gift, The Metropolitan Manchester 

The Metropolitain Manchester
Credit – The Metropolitain Manchester

The Metropolitan in Manchester is hosting a lovely Mother’s Day Lunch for 2024.

There is an option of 2 courses for £23.00 or 3 courses for £28.00. 

The menu features choices such as glazed chicken skewers and sweet potato falafel for starters. Roasts along with a selection of mains such as burgers and fish and chips.

Dessert choices include chocolate brownies, sticky toffee sponge and crumble. 

Mums will receive also a Mother’s Day gift including a Chase branded gift box, a Chase mini Seville Marmalade & Schweppes Tonic to take home. 

Details and how to book the Mother’s Day Lunch at The Metropolitan Manchester 

Mother’s Day Lunch and Live Pianist, Smokies Oldham 

This Mother’s Day enjoy a three-course lunch and a live pianist. 

The menu includes choices such as Pâté with caramelised red onion chutney, Pan Fried Fillet of Salmon, Roast Beef, White chocolate and raspberry cheesecake and Chocolate Profiteroles.

Plus they have a separate children’s menu.

Tickets to the Smokies Mother’s Day Lunch cost £30.00 for adults and £15.00 for children. 

Mother’s Day Lunch at Browns Manchester.

Browns Manchester’s Mother’s Day Sunday Lunch is back for 2024.

They will be serving their freshly carved roasts with all the trimmings, a special Roast Wild Sea Bass with Chorizo, and their decadent Sunday sharing Chateaubriand.

They also have a kid’s Sunday roast and a great dessert menu. 

VIP by Browns members will also be able to treat Mum to a complimentary Moët & Chandon Impérial Rosé Champagne (If you not a member you can register for free).

To book a table Brown’s Manchester’s Mother’s Day Sunday Lunch here. 

Mother’s Day Free Glass of Fizz at Embankment Kitchen 

Credit – Embankment Ktichen

Embankment Kitchen is offering mums a complimentary chilled glass of prosecco over Mother’s Day weekend.    

The offer applies on both Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th of March 2024 when dining from the a la carte menu. 

Their new Spring offerings include small plates such as Pan Fried Squid and Chorizo, roasted peppers, garlic, chilli & honey; Ham and Smoked Cheddar Croquettes, parsley & garlic mayonnaise and more. 

Mains on the menu includes Chicken Ballotine, filled with spinach & mozzarella, wrapped in parma ham, Garlic Monkfish Tail, and Roasted Shallot, Chilli & Garlic Pappardelle.

More information and to book Embankment Kitchen here.

Mother’s Day Lunch and Free Drink at Peter Street Kitchen 

Peter Street Kitchen will be opening especially for Mother’s Day Lunch. 

They offer both Japanese, Mexican and fusion dishes with tables available from 12.00 noon to 7.00 pm. 

Plus Mum’s will received a complimentary glass of Gusbourne Blanc de Blancs. 

Booking required. 

More information and to book the Mother’s Day Lunch at Peter Street Kitchen here. 

Mother’s Day Family Days Out 

If you want to get out and about with the kids this Mother’s Day weekend lots of family attractions in and around Manchester will be running special events. 

From Mother’s Day markets to mum goes free offers,  fun fairs, boat trips and more. Here are some great days out for Mother’s Day 2024. 

Mother’s Day Market Heaton Park

Heaton Park events

Sunday 10th March 2024

Heaton Park always makes a great day out, there are great playgrounds to keep the kids entertained, plus two lovely cafes and lots of lovely walks. 

This Mother’s Day they have something extra to offer with their Heaton Park Mother’s Day Market. 

The market will run from 9.00 am to 2.00 pm and will be located in the Stables Courtyard. 

Mothers Day Weekend Fun Fair, Woodbank Park, Stockport

Heaton Park Fun Fair ride
Credit – Michael Mulhearn Fun Fair

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th March 2024

Enjoy a family fun fair in Denton over Mother’s Day weekend. 

There will be an array of rides including a big wheel and inflatables.

Prices start at £1.50 with their special offer. 

Read More >>> Fun Fair In Denton, Tameside 

Mother’s Day Cruise, Manchester River Cruise

Manchester River Cruises

 Sunday 10th March 2024

Take your mum on a lovely cruise around Salford Quays and Manchester Ship Canal on the Manchester River Cruise Mother’s Day Cruise.

You can enjoy a 60-minute cruise on the Isabella and you can pre-order cake and fizz when booking tickets. 

The cruises will be running every 75 minutes from 11.00 am to 4.00 pm.

Tickets cost £12.00 for adults and £6.00 for children. The cake and fizz can be pre-booked for £5.00

Mums Go Free at Cockfields Farm 

Cockfields Farm Half Term

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th March 2024

Cockfields Farm in Oldham are offering free entry for mums over Mother’s Day Weekend. 

The farm will be offering its usual fun and activities, including animal holding and feeding, outdoor play areas and more. 

One mum will go free for each paid ticket. Booking in advance is recommended. 

Details about the Mums Go Free offer at Cockfields Farm here. 

Free Tea and Cake for Mums at Reddish Vale Farm

Reddish Vale Farm
Credit – Reddish Vale Farm

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th March 2024

Reddish Vale Farm will be offering free treats to mums who visit over Mother’s Day weekend. 

The farm will offer animal activities such as pony grooming and meeting baby animals, plus they have both indoor and outdoor play, tractor rides and more. 

Mums will receive a free hot drink and cake per paying child on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th March 2024. 

More information and to book tickets to Reddish Vale Farm for Mother’s Day here. 

Mums Go Free at Zip World 

a girl on a rope at Treetop Trek Heaton Park experiences

Sunday 10th March 2024

Zip World is offering Mums go free this Mother’s Day across all their locations including at the Zip World Heaton Park site

The offer is available on Sunday 10th March and mums can go free with a least one other paying adult and only applies to one activity booked. Terms and conditions apply. 

More information and how to claim this offer for Mums Go Free at Zip World here. 

One Adult Free at Knowsley Safari Park For Mother’s Day

Ostridge at Knowsley Safari

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th March 2024

Knowsley Safari Park are helping you celebrate Mother’s Day 2024 with a great offer. 

On Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th March one adult per car will be able to enter free with at least one paying child.

Great for treating mum to a day out or even for giving mum a break whilst the kids enjoy the safari with dad. 

Read More >>> Mother’s Day Offer at Knowsley Safari Park 

St Patrick’s Day Fun Fair and Firework Display, Irish World Heritage Centre

Carousel Fun Fair B lizzard

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th March 2024

To celebrate St Patrick’s Day there will be a fun fair at the Irish World Heritage Centre over Mother’s Day weekend. 

The fun fair will run from 1.00 pm to 8.00 pm, and charges apply.

There will also be a free fireworks display on Saturday 9th March at 7.00 pm. This is a drop-in event and no tickets are required. 

The funfair is also open on Saturday 16th March and Sunday 17th March (St Patrick’s Day).

More information about the Fun Fair at the Irish World Heritage Centre here. 

St Patrick’s Day Parade Manchester 

St Patricks Day Parade Manchester

Sunday 10th March 2024

This year the Manchester St Patrick’s Day Parade will be running on Easter Sunday. 

The parade will start at 12.00 noon and from Irish World Heritage Centre on Queen’s Road, Cheetham Hill. From there it will go up to the AO Arena, passing Manchester Fort, before turning round, and heading back to the centre at around 2.00 pm

This year’s parade will showcase and champion local groups and organisations such as GAA clubs, Irish dance classes, marching bands and pipe bands, along with a representation of the 32 counties in Ireland.

There will also be a pop up Irish Village in St Ann’s Square from the 8th March. 

More information about the St Patrick’s Day Parade in Manchester here.

Adults Go Free at Gullivers World 

a roller coaster at Gullivers World

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th March 2024

Gulliver’s Theme Parks are offering the chance to celebrate Mother’s Day with them with a great adult go-free offer.

The offer is valid throughout Mother’s Day Weekend on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th March! 

The theme park offers an abundance of family rides, shows and attractions. Plus Gully and the gang will be here to help create some magical memories.

Discover More >>> Adults Go Free This Mother’s Day Gullivers World

Mums Go Free at Yorkshire Wildlife Park 

Polar bear Yorkshire Wildlife Park
Credit – Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th March 2024

Yorkshire Wildlife Park is offering mums entry for free over Mother’s Day Weekend. 

The offer will run on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th March and it will allow all mums and grandmothers free entry with a paying adult or child when pre-booked. 

The Yorkshire Wildlife Park is home to a large array of animals from lions and tigers to giraffes and rhinos and even polar bears. 

Adults tickets cost £24.99 and children’s tickets cost £20.99. There is only one free ticket per transaction. 

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea’s In Manchester 

What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than with a lovely afternoon tea?

There are lots of afternoon teas available to book on Mother’s Day including unlimited options. 

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea, Tatton Park

Tatton Park Mother's Day Afternoon Tea
Credit Tatton Park

Tatton Park is offering you the chance to treat your mum this Mother’s Day to a lovely afternoon tea.

Held in the Gardener’s Cottage tea room the afternoon tea will include: 

  • A selection of delicious finger sandwiches and savoury specials including our Peri Peri Roast Chicken and Tomato and Fresh Basil Bruschetta
  • A selection of sweet treats from a rich Ferrero Rocher Chocolate & Hazelnut Mousse to our delicious Raspberry White Chocolate Cheesecake Slice
  • A uniquely flavoured warm scones like our Cointreau and Candied Citron Scone with Marmalade and Clotted Cream 
  • Your  choice of tea by Tea from the Manor and coffee from our handpicked selection, supplied by Farrer’s Coffee

They also have a separate afternoon tea for children and dietary requirements can be catered for. 

The Tatton Park Afternoon Tea costs £32.95 for adults, £12.50 per child. Plus you can add on a glass of prosecco for £5.00.

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at Moorish, Heaton Moor

The Moorish in Heaton Moor will be hosting a Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea.

The event will include finger sandwiches and cakes with tea and prosecco.

Places cost £20.00 per adult and £10.00 per child and need to be booked in advance. 

More about the Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at the Moorish here.

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at Queen Park’s Cafe, Heywood

Join Queen’s Park Cafe in Heywood for a Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea. 

You will be treated to assorted sandwiches, scones with Jam and Cream, cakes and more. 

Plus there will be a Mother’s Day Card making colouring available for children.  

Places cost £15.00 per adult and £8.00 for children. 

More information and how to book the afternoon tea at Queen Park’s Cafe here. 

Mother’s Day Afternoon at Dobbies Garden Centre

Dobbies Mother's Day Afternoon Tea
Credit – Dobbies Garden Centre

Dobbies Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea is back for 2024. 

You will be able to enjoy three tiers of savoury and sweet treats including sandwiches, quiche, sausage roll, scones with clotted cream and jam and a selection of sweet treats including profiteroles, roulade and a mini macaron.

It will be served with unlimited tea or coffee a glass of fizz or Franklin and Sons soft drink. 

Mums will also receive a beautiful miniature indoor rose worth over £10.

Tickets cost £20.00 for adults and £8.50 for children version of afternoon tea.

The event is available at both the Altrincham and Marple locations. 

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at Hotel Gotham, Manchester 

Enjoy a Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea in Hotel Gotham’s two AA Rosette-awarded, Honey Restaurant.

This decadent afternoon tea will include a selection of sandwiches, cakes and homemade scones. Plus your choice of a range of teas. 

Mums will receive a glass of prosecco on arrival. 

Places need to be booked in advance. 

Full details and to book the Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at Hotel Gotham here. 

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea, The Ashcroft,  Rochdale

Join The Ashcroft for Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea for 2024. 

Not only will there be a selection of sandwiches, and sausage roll cakes by BC Bakes there will also be entertainment by Francesca Dennison

The event will run from 12.00 and places cost £16.50 for adults, £9.95 for children and you can add on prosecco for £5.50 per person 

Mother’s Day Unlimited Afternoon Tea Buffet, The Lowry 

What is better than an afternoon tea than an unlimited afternoon tea buffet? The Lowry Hotel is offering the chance to treat your mum to just that this Mother’s Day.

The menu includes savoury delights such as hot smoked salmon, ham and mustard on ciabatta, the sweets include Crème Brûlée Tart and Carrot Cake. Plus of course, there will be a selection of plain and fruit scones with clotted cream and strawberry preserves. 

The Lowry Mother’s Day Unlimited Afternoon Tea Buffet costs £42.50 per adult and £15.00 for children. 

Mother’s Day Craft Workshops 

Mums can keep busy this Mother’s Day with fun workshops and crafting sessions.

From paint and sip events to flower arranging, discover some fun events for mums below. 

Mother’s Day Floral Arranging, Tatton Park 

Mother's Day Flower Workshop Tatton Park
Credit Tatton Park

Join North and Flower at Tatton Park and create a gorgeous floral arrangement in a vase to take home.

You’ll also learn about growing flowers for cutting and how to condition and care for your blooms. 

There will be hands-on tuition, guidance on design principles, environmentally friendly floristry techniques and more.

Workshops are suitable for beginners with no previous experience with all materials and a vase is included. The sessions cost £80 per person.

Details and how to book the Mother’s Day Floral Arranging workshop at Tatton Park here. 

Paint Monet for Mother’s Day, Seven Bro7hers, Manchester 

Join Pop Painting for a Mother’s Day Sip and Paint event in Manchester.

With the theme of Monet’s Water Lillies painting you will be able to try your hand at impressionistic brushstrokes with a glass in your hand. 

The Mother’s Day sip and paint will run from 3.30 pm to 6.00 pm and tickets cost £35.99 plus booking fee. 

Mother’s Day Cork and Canvas, New Century House, Manchester 

Mums can celebrate with a Mother’s Day Cork and Canvas event in Manchester 

There will be a chance where to paint a beautiful floral canvas and sip on their favourite drink.

The event will run from 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm and tickets cost £29.99 plus booking fee. 

International Women’s Day Celebration, RHS Bridgewater Gardens

International Woman's Day Celebration, RHS Bridgewater Garden
Credit RHS Bridgewater Garden

To mark International Women’s Day, RHS Bridgewater Gardens will be hosting a nature-themed celebration on Mother’s Day. 

The event will include talks from women who have careers in horticulture.  There will be talks by Becky Searle, Steph Hafferty, and Sharon Hockenhull as well as women in our horticultural and curatorial teams. 

The events will run from 10.30 am to 4.00 pm the event is free but normal entry fees apply.

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