You’ve made it through the first half term of the year (hopefully without too many school closures and homeschooling stop-starts), so make the most of this well-deserved school holiday. As ever, there’s a huge range of creative, fun activities – online and to attend in person – so enjoy some quality time together as a family this half term in Manchester.
Whether you’re looking for music, theatre, exhibitions, crafts, science, art or outdoor adventure, we’ve got you covered. There’s a world of fun activities awaiting you across Manchester and the North.
For more half term Manchester ideas also check out our guide to free family things to do in Manchester and the North.
Here are our picks
Leeds Art Gallery, The Headrow, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS1 3AA - Visit now
Founded in 1888, Leeds Art Gallery houses a world-class collection of 19th and 20th century British painting and sculpture, presented alongside a diverse programme of temporary exhibitions. Best of all however, don’t miss its incredible Victorian Tiled Hall café, perfectly formed lending library, and the stunning glass ceiling that was ‘re-discovered’ and restored to its former glory in 2017.