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19 June - 3 January 2022
Use Hearing Protection
This immersive special exhibition at the Science and Industry Museum tells the story of Factory Records' formative years from 1978 to 1982.
22 Oct 2021 - 23 January 2022
Van Gogh Alive
An immersive multimedia family-friendly art experience combining high-definition projections of Van Gogh's paintings with surround sound.
Fri 3 December 2021
Hulme Winter Festival – Family Vogue Ball Party!
Get down and get vogueing with our DJ. Make some fabulously festive creations whilst listening to some top tunes!
12 December 2021, 3pm
After a year’s hiatus due to the pandemic, Manchester Camerata returns with their incredibly popular festive event with AMC Gospel Choir.
5 January - 22 February 2022
RSPB's Big Schools' Birdwatch
The RSPB's Big Schools' Birdwatch is a citizen science project for schools across the UK.
30 January - 6 February 2022
National Storytelling Week
National Storytelling Week is celebrated for a full week. It's a fantastic way for people to share their own story, or invent something new.
1-28 February 2022
LGBTQ+ History Month
An annual observance and celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history.
1 - 6 February 2022
Chinese New Year 2022 - Year of the Tiger
In 2022, we will be welcoming in the Year of the Tiger. Follow Chinese New Year in Manchester to be updated on celebration events.
10 - 12 February 2022
Stan: A bilingual play at Z-arts
Art with Heart perform ‘Stan’, a play for children age 7+ exploring communication, friendship, family and dinosaurs!
Multiple dates in February 2022
Queer Contact 2022
In 2022, Queer Contact will platform a broad range of life experiences, forging alternative paths for celebrating queer identities.
23 February 2022
Youth Voice Matters: Children and Young People’s Conference
An all-day interactive online event delivered by and for children and young people. Build skills, develop your voice and feel empowered.
3 March 2022
World Book Day
An annual celebration that promotes reading for pleasure, offering every child and young person the opportunity to have a book of their own.
21 - 27 March 2022
Neurodiversity Celebration Week
Take part in Neurodiversity Celebration Week to transform how neurodivergent students are perceived and treated.
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