We can almost smell the summer.
Some mighty fine museum offerings include a brand new exhibition at Salford Museum and Art Gallery which offers a way into its quirky collections in bite-sized chunks. One of our favourite museums for families, leave time to saunter down Lark Hill Place and let loose in Peel Park.
Here are our picks
Everything you need to hatch a plan this Easter half term.
Discover how Victorian gentlemen protected their moustaches from tea, which monarch’s pair of stockings reside in Salford, get up close to incredible art and more.
Join Percy the Park Keeper and his woodland friends on the first of four seasonal activity trails across the year. Based on the new book ‘One Springy Day’ by Nick Butterworth.
Robert McFarlane and Jackie Morris’ spell book is brought to life in a special new artist trail which brings to life the language of the natural world.
Explore a maze of mirrors and take part in Star Wars inspired sound battles in over 20 new state-of-the-art experiences in this new exhibition.
Make tracks for Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum. A one-in-a-lifetime chance to see Stephenson’s Rocket return to the site of the world’s oldest surviving passenger railway for the first time in over 180 years.
One of the headline events from last year’s Manchester Science Festival, this super-charged exhibition tells the story of our quest to understand, unlock and master the power of electricity.
Generate shapes, patterns and artworks. Bring to live in vivid colour the hidden patterns that surround us in this new digital and mechanical experience by Halifax artists IOU.
The UK’s first immersive exhibition of the much-loved tales of Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler. Expect enchanting forests, miniature towns and watery worlds.
Explore the garden at Lyme and take the whole family on a nature adventure. Complete the trail to receive a chocolate prize.
Search the garden for ingredients for a Tudor remedy and enjoy a chocolate treat as a reward.
Throughout history people have used songs to help express their ideas. Join singer/songwriter Matt Hill (Quiet Loner) for this multi-sensory workshop full of toe tapping tunes from times of change. M