Whats on for families in Manchester this weekend 10th and 11th August
Get out and about this weekend across Greater Manchester with this these great family events on 10th and 11th August
From Manchester City Centre to Salford, Tameside to Trafford and Stockport here are top weekend events to go to this summer events.
Plus if your looking to make the more of the sun check out our guide to Outdoor Pools and Splash Zones around Manchester here and a list of Manchester’s Closest Beaches here. Or if you fancy a trip to the cinema check out where you can find the cheapest tickets here.
Events on in Manchester all weekend 10th and 11th August.
Summer Weekender, Media City
Enjoy a weekend family festival woth crafts, funfair rides (for a fee), stalls, food carts, music for children and more.
Giant Frog Trail, Stockport
Discover the 19 individually designed giant frogs hidden around Stockport Town Centre .
Free Bear Hunt Trail in Salford Quays
Head to the The Lowry Theatre to follow the trail to find the hidden bears.
Barton Beach and Funfair at City Airport, Eccles
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.
Splash Studio, The Whitworth
Enjoy free water experiment play for the whole family with waterfalls, tables and channels.
Free Summer Beach, Swinton
This summer, why not bring the whole family along to the FREE beach which is coming to Swinton.
Lost Words, Lyme Park (Please Note due to Flooding This Event will not be on this Weekend).
Head to Lyme Park to discover the Lost Words. Based on the book by Robert MacFarlane and Jackie Morris follow the trail around the Lyme Gardens to bring the book to life.
Merseybay Free Outdoor Beach, Merseyway Stockport
This weekend The Merserybay Beach opens for the summer. It is free entry and promises to be lots of fun and great to relax in after the frog hunting.
Percy The Park Keeper Treasure Hunt, Dunham Massey
Head to Dunham Massey and join Percy The Park Keeper and his friends on his treasure hunt trail.
Free Summer of Fun, Science and Industry Museum, Manchester City Centre.
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.
Free Giant Beach and Playhouse , Great Northern Warehouse
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.
Illustration Station with Roy of the Rovers, National Football Museum, Manchester City Centre
Enjoy fun illustration sessions, with the chance to use the musuems newly installed lightboxes to illustrate your own football stories. Trace favouritecharacters and backgrounds to life.
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
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.
Family Events on in Manchester On Saturday 10th August
Superhero Meet and Greet, Wythenshawe
Meet Spiderman this weekend in Wythenshawe at their Superhero Meet and Greet.
Simply Cycling, Boggart Hole Cough
Get your cycling on at Boggart Hole Cough where you can hire a variety of cycles and try them out in the park.
Weekend Mossa Movement, The Whitworth
Children and families with additional needs are invited to The Whitworth Manchester for a fun weekend session.
Family Events on in Manchester On Sunday 11th August
Running Bee Foundation Charity Walk, Worsley – Cancelled Due To The Weather
Enjoy a fun run with the family and dress up in your bee outfits for this great charity event.
Simply Cycling, Longford Park, Stretford
Get your cycling on at Longford Park where you can hire a variety of cycles and try them out in the park.