We’re spoilt for choice this Easter half term in Manchester and across the North. With two weeks to fill, this is a very good thing.
We’ve tracked down the best indoor and outdoor escapades galore. And the best places to explore the first hints of warmer days.
Here’s our guide to top things to do together. Everything you need to hatch a plan!
For more half term Manchester ideas also check out our guide to free family things to do in Manchester.
Here are our picks
Robert MacFarlane 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.
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.
Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing, The Cooper Gallery in Barnsley presents an exhibition celebrating some of the most beautiful and spectacular visions of the cosmos taken by astrophotographers around the world.
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.
Join Percy the Park Keeper and his woodland friends on a new interactive activity trail. Based on the new book ‘One Springy Day’ by Nick Butterworth.
People’s History Museum, Left Bank, Spinningfields, Manchester, M3 3ER - Visit now
Head to Manchester’s Left Bank for Playful Protest, Photography and Protest Song creative sessions as part of the museum’s programme marking 200 years since the Peterloo Massacre; a major event in Manchester’s history, and a defining moment for Britain’s democracy.