Summer Holidays! Eeek … school’s out for six heady weeks of adventures to be had. Indoor, outdoor, free, ticketed …. whatever you fancy. Look no further for your ultimate guide for cultural things to do together to make long-lasting memories (and also achieve precious hours of relative sanity this hols). Here is our first lot of highlights but we’ll be updating this each week so keep checking back.
To make that budget go further take a look also at our round up of the best free things to do with kids in Manchester.
Here are our picks
Pack your bags for an adventure as you discover the incredible journeys made by the people of Quarry Bank in an interactive trail.
The best family festival in the UK? We think so. Adventure together into a wonderland of the best outdoor theatre, music, comedy, literature and other curious creative escapades. With midnight feasts, pillow fights and the bonkers Tribal Tournament be sure to snap up a ticket fast.
The result of a five-year collaboration between father and son, Natural Selection by contemporary artist Andy Holden and ornithologist Peter Holden offers family visitors to Leeds Art Gallery a fascinating journey through the lives of birds.