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). We’ll be updating this each week so keep checking back.
Here are our picks
Ordsall Hall, 322 Ordsall Lane, Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 3AN - Visit now
With a constantly-changing programme of history events and activities including costumed characters and storytelling this summer, Ordsall Hall is the perfect place for a spontaneous day out – and it’s within easy reach of central Manchester by Metrolink tram.
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.
Salford Museum and Art Gallery, Peel Park, The Crescent, Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 4WU - Visit now
Venture down the Lark Hill Place Victorian street installation together to meet intruiguing characters and experience Victorian toys, objects and sweets then run free in neighbouring Peel Park.