May half term is our favourite – just a week to fill and oh so much to do. Here is our guide to top things to do together in this glorious early summer break.
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Here are our picks
Visit this exhibition celebrating the close relationship between art, games and play then let loose in YSP’s incredible parkland. Interact with sculpture from every angle this with YSP’s new app ‘Sculpture Cam’, get creative together in the Family Studio Space and go wild in the Hidden Forest this Easter half term.
The John Rylands Library, 150 Deansgate, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 3EH - Visit now
Imagine you are at Hogwarts together at one of our tip top favourite places to visit. Marvel together at current exhibition The Alchemy of Colour revealing unexpected recipes (urine, beetles and blackened bones), required to make extraordinary art. Take part in holiday activities including Shimmer and Shine window workshops and Rainbows, Stars and Flying Horses printing press demonstrations.
People’s History Museum, Left Bank, Spinningfields, Manchester, M3 3ER - Visit now
Recent winner of the national “Kids In Museums” award, visit this half term to mark the centenary of the Representation of the People Act together. It’s never to early to learn about past struggles and ‘there have always been ideas worth fighting for’.
RNCM Young Company combines with The Circus House to present Letters – a new work featuring music, dance and acrobatics, which examines the shared experiences of Mancunians and Parisians over the past century.