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Easter Family Disco at Great Moor Sports & Social Club

Sunday 16th April, 1-5pm at Great Moor Sports and Social Club, 26 Store Street, Stockport SK2 7HA Easter Family Disco! Easter Bonnet Competition, Food on sale, Raffle, all children receive an Easter egg. £1 per person on the door. Click here for the Facebook page. All details correct at time of writing, however Stockport Mumbler…

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The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

St Paul’s Church, St Paul’s Rd, Heaton Moor, Stockport SK4 4RY All details correct at time of writing, however Stockport Mumbler strongly recommends confirming details directly with the organiser before you travel.

Reddish Family Fun Day

Saturday 15th April, 10am – 2pm at Broadstone Shopping Outlet, Broadstone Rd, Stockport SK5 7DL Click here for the Facebook page. All details correct at time of writing, however Stockport Mumbler strongly recommends confirming details directly with the organiser before you travel.

Cockfields Farm Easter Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza

Friday 14th – Monday 17th April at Cockfields Farm, Lees New Road, Ashton/Oldham Border, OL6 8AR Hunt The Eggs Hidden Around the farm to Trade in for a Chocolaty Treat. As well as the Hunt there is a massive Fun Packed Weekend of Animal Activities Including: Bottle feeding Lambs, Reptile Shows, Meet The Goats, Cuddle…

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Merseyway Shopping Centre – Easter Eggstravaganza

Saturday 15th April, 11am – 4pm at Merseyway Shopping Centre, 52-54 Great Underbank, Stockport, SK1 1PD Families are invited to enjoy a host of free activities at Merseyway’s Easter Eggstravaganza- children of all ages can enjoy arts and crafts workshops including adorable bunny makeovers at the Bunny Station and decorating Easter treats, while families can join…

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Easter Egg Hunt at Marple Forces & Social Club

Monday 17th April, 1 – 6pm at Marple Forces and Social Club Marple Social and Forces Club will be hosting a free easter egg hunt with lots of eggs and coins to be found. There will also be prizes for best Bonnet and we will be selling raffle tickets for a easter hamper. A great…

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The Chocolate Factory at Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet

Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, Ellesmere Port CH65 9JJ Five days of Easter excitement with a truly scrumptious range of activities. Monday 10th April, 11am – 4pm – Big bunny faces day Tuesday 11th April, 11am – 4pm – Easter bunny cookie creating Wednesday 12th April, 11am – 4pm – Easter bunny making workshop Thursday 13th…

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Zeal Church’s Easter Eggstravaganza

Sunday 16th April, 11am – 1pm at Adswood Youth Centre, Neston Grove SK3 8PH Come and join us for our Easter Eggstravaganza. There will be loads of fun kids activities and plenty of treats for the adults too. Free entry, charity raffle raising funds for Stockport SEND families, Easter egg trail and much more. It’s going…

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Bloomin Charity Plant Sale at Strines Recreation Ground Pavillion

Easter Coffee Morning at St Alban’s Church, Offerton

Wacky World

Various sessions (kids and adults) throughout April in Bolton, Manchester, Preston and Wigan – some sessions already sold out so don’t delay! 20+ incredible inflatables and interactive activities at Wacky World! Slip, Slide, Bounce & Squeeze your way through Wacky Worlds giant Inflatable Activity arena, take part in the Funtaztic game show or for the mums…

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IKEA Ashton – FREE Easter Activities

IKEA, Wellington Rd, Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside OL6 7TE A range of FREE activities throughout the Easter break to keep the kids entertained. Saturday 1st – Monday 3rd April – Funbooks, treasure hunts and Viking hats available at the main entrance in store. Tuesday 4th – Thursday 6th April, 11am-5pm – Craft activity creating spring flower bouquets…

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Red House Farm Easter Activities

Monday 3rd – Friday 7th April and Monday 10th – Monday 17th April, 10am-4pm (last entrance 3pm) at Red House Farm, Red House Lane, Dunham Massey, Altrincham, WA14 5RL Operating out of the main courtyard area, there is the inflatable slide, barrel train ride, climbing wall, trampolines and much more. Provided to every child is the…

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Gandeys Thrill Circus

Salford: Thursday 6th April – Monday 17th April at Buile Hill Park, Eccles Old Road, M6 8GL Knutsford: Thursday 20th April – Sunday 21st April at The Big Heath, WA16 0ND Gandeys has cemented its reputation for bringing premier circus productions across the UK with our sell out all human thrill circuses. With drinks, food, popcorn,…

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Manchester Duck Race

Friday 14th April from 11am (first race at 2pm) at Leftbank, Spinningfields & New Bailey, Manchester, M3 3BE Join us for the city’s favourite family day out on the banks of the River Irwell this Good Friday for the 8th annual Manchester Duck Race. The Manchester Duck Race sees thousands of rubber ducks race down the river – it costs…

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Brooklyn Pottery – Easter Opening Times

Brooklyn Pottery, 104 Shaw Heath, Stockport SK2 6QS A special ceramic painting studio for all the family.  Enjoy a cup of tea or indulge yourself with one of our lovely cookies and a delicious Illy coffee. There’s a great selection of quality pottery pieces ready for you to paint including: pottery animals, plates, mugs, trinket boxes and money boxes,…

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Roller Jems Skating Sessions

Various skating sessions running throughout the Easter holidays – visit Roller Jems Facebook page for details. Skates to hire from toddler size 6 to adults 11. Sessions are for children & adults, our youngest skater was aged 2! Kids sessions and lessons also available. Click here for the website. All details correct at time of…

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Hatworks – Easter Activities

Hat Works, Wellington Mill, Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK3 0EU Easter Bunny Trail: Saturday 1st Apr – Monday 17th April (open Tues-Sun & Bank Holidays, click here for times). The Easter Bunny has lost his hat and some of his friends. Can you find them all as you go around the Museum? Suitable for all…

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Chadkirk Chapel – Easter Monday Fun and Games

Monday 17th April, 1.30-3.30pm at Chadkirk Chapel, Vale Road, Romiley, Stockport, SK6 3LD Outdoor fun for the younger members of the family. Organised by the Friends of Chadkirk. Suitable for up to 9 years. 50p per participant (small prizes). For further details call 0161 474 4444. Click here for the website. All details correct at…

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Air Raid Shelters – Children’s Explorer Tours

Wednesday 12th April, 6.45-8.15pm at Air Raid Shelters, 61 Chestergate, Stockport, SK1 1NE Exciting children’s tours exploring the shelters. Brave the darkened tunnels, go back in time and experience life as a child during WWII. £4 (£3 accompanying adults). Suitable for ages 7+. Booking essential. Call 0161 474 1940 to book. Click here for the…

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Easter Egg Hunt at North Reddish Park

Sunday 16th April, 12pm at North Reddish Park, Longford Road, North Reddish, SK5 6UX Free event organised by Friends of North Reddish Park. Click here for the Facebook page. All details correct at time of writing, however Stockport Mumbler strongly recommends confirming details directly with the organiser before you travel.

Want even more inspiration for things to do?

Take a look at Mumbler’s Days Out guide for local attractions, museum, soft play centres, cinemas & theatres, farms, zoos, active days out, arts & crafts, free days out and ideas for things to do on rainy days! For family-friendly events outside of the school holidays, see Mumbler’s Events Calendar.  

Heaton Moor Producer’s Market

Sunday 2nd April, 11am – 3pm, Heaton Moor The regular Heaton Moor Producers Market is on today and each 1st Sunday in the month. There are up to 40 different stalls, all different, we work hard to maintain no duplication of stalls making it a full market bursting at the seams with different stalls and…

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Princess & Superhero Walk at Etherow Park

Sunday 2nd April, 1.30pm at Etherow Country Park, George Street, Romiley, SK6 5JD Click here for the Facebook event. All details correct at time of writing, however Stockport Mumbler strongly recommends confirming details directly with the organiser before you travel.

Romiley Village Market

Saturday 1st April, 10am – 4pm at Romiley Precinct, Stockport, SK6 4EA The market is run by volunteers from The Romiley Traders Association. It is a monthly event where local traders can sell their goods such as cakes, cheese, breads, pies, skincare, meats, eggs, art and crafts, and many other items. Click here for more information…

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Staircase House Events

Staircase House, 30/31 Market Pl, Stockport SK1 1ES   Easter Trail Friday 31st March – Monday 17th April  A family fun event. Follow our trail through the House. Rhyming clues will point you towards the next one. Find the clues to win a prize! Suitable for all ages. Normal opening hours and charges apply (NB closed…

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Stockport Museum – Easter Crafty Makes

Tuesday 4th, Wednesday 5th, Thursday 6th, Friday 7th, Saturday 8th, Sunday 9th, Tuesday 11th, Wednesday 12th, Thursday 13th, Friday 14th, Saturday 15th, Sunday 16th & Monday 17th April, 10-5pm* at Stockport Museum, 30/31 Market Place, Stockport, SK1 1ES *11-5pm on Sunday 9th, Sunday 16th & Monday 17th Pick up one of our craft activity bags….

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Bramall Hall Events

Bramall Hall, Bramhall Park, Bramhall, Stockport, SK7 3NX Early Birds for Families with Autism: Saturday 1st April, 10-11.30am  Early opening for families with autism, offering an opportunity to explore the Hall before general opening. Enjoy family trails and activities. Booking essential. To book call 0161 474 2020. Easter Trail:  Saturday 1st (1-4pm), Sunday 2nd (1-5pm), Tuesday 4th (1-5pm),…

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Museum of Science & Industry

Saturday 1st – Monday 17th April at Liverpool Rd, Manchester M3 4FP Have you got the power? It’s full steam ahead for family fun this Easter with our holiday activities. Discover what gives machines that get up and go with our interactive shows, engaging demonstrations and hands on workshops. Cranes – Under Pressure: 11am – 1pm, Power…

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Independent Options Easter Timetable

Monday 3rd April – Friday 14th April at Independent Options, 67 Chester Rd, Hazel Grove, Stockport SK7 5PE (with the exception of the soft play sessions which are held at Wild Things, Bramhall) The following sessions are exclusively for children with additional needs and their families (click to enlarge): All details correct at time of…

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Storytime at Stockport Libraries

Free storytime sessions at Stockport libaries will be running as normal throughout the Easter holidays! A wonderful opportunity for children and their parents/carers to meet together on a weekly basis to share stories and rhymes in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Suitable for pre-school children. Click here to see the days, times and locations of…

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Head Over Heels

Head Over Heels Wilmslow North, Unit D1, Commercial Avenue, Stanley Green, Cheadle, SK8 6QH Easter Disco Friday 31st March, 4.30 – 7pm  Easter Weekend Friday 14th April – Monday 17th April – Easter Weekend: Quirky Tots Stage Show Special Performance – 11am Cookie Decorating – 1-2pm Groovy Tots – 2pm Craft Competition – 4-5pm Click…

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Theatre Tots to Teens Day Camp

Tuesday 11th April, 10am-4pm at St George’s Parish Church, Church Lane, New Mills, High Peak, SK22 4NP All details correct at time of writing, however Stockport Mumbler strongly recommends confirming details directly with the organiser before you travel.

Heaton Park Tramway – Eggstram Special Easter

Saturday 15th, Sunday 16th and Monday 17th April, 12-5pm at Heaton Park Tramway, Prestwich, Manchester M25 2SW Bring your young ones to Heaton Park to have an Eggcellent time riding the tram, hunting for easter egg clues and some Easter colouring. Trams Operate 12-5pm Click here for the Facebook event. Click here for the website. All…

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Elizabeth Gaskell House – Victorian Easter Family Fun

Wednesday 12th April, 11am – 3pm at Elizabeth Gaskell House, 84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester, M13 9LW Visit us this Easter holiday with your family and take part in our Easter Egg hunt! Solve the clues hidden around the House to claim your Easter treat! Decorate your own eggs and Easter basket inspired by your visit…

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Swimtime Easter Swimming Crash Course

Monday 10th – Thursday 13th April at the Village Hotel, Cheadle Road, Cheadle, SK8 1HW The Four day course is suitable for ages 3 and above: 2.30pm Pre-school 3-4 years 3.00pm Beginners 3.30pm Confident Beginners 4.00pm Advanced Beginners For more information and to book your child’s place, please email or call us on 0161 241…

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Easter Egg Hunt & Photobooth

Sunday 16th April, 12pm – 11pm at The Spring Gardens Beer Emporium & Eatery, 89 Compstall Road,  Stockport, SK6 5HE  *Easter Egg Hunt for the children @ 2.30pm *A vw campervan Photobooth with print outs of pictures available. *LIVE bands from 7pm. *Bouncy castle now confirmed from 12 until 4 *Sunday dinner available until 5pm *Pizza…

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Easter Egg Hunt and Swap Shop

Sunday 9th April, 2-4pm at East Avenue Park, East Avenue, Heald Green, Cheadle SK8 3BR Bring, buy and swap shop and Easter egg hunt. Click here for the Facebook event. All details correct at time of writing, however Stockport Mumbler strongly recommends confirming details directly with the organiser before you travel.

Greater Manchester Police Museum – Half Term Open Days

Tuesday 4th April,  Thursday 6th April, Tuesday 11th April & Thursday 13th April, 10.30am – 3.30pm (last admission 3pm) at Greater Manchester Police Museum, 57A Newton Street, Manchester, M1 1ET Come and join us for our half term open days, meet our volunteers and hear tales from life on the beat as well as special guests…

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Easter Xplorer Orienteering at Woodbank Park

Saturday 15th April, 10am – 1pm at Woodbank Park, Stockport, SK1 4JR Find Xplorer cards using your orienteering skills! A fun, family event for all ages! Just come down to the car park near to Vernon Park and you will receive a free map of the park showing all of the Xplorer cards to find –…

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The Lowry – Shows and Events

The Lowry Theatre, Pier 8, The Quays, Salford, M50 3AZ Babe, The Sheep Pig Tuesday 11th – Saturday 15th April – various times Meet the lovable Babe in a heart-warming tale of friendship, adventure and bravery. An enchanting family favourite, as the classic novel which inspired the Oscar-winning film comes alive with plenty of laughter,…

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Pets at Home – Small Furries Workshops

Monday 3rd, Wednesday 5th, Friday 7th, Saturday 8th, Monday 10th, Wednesday 12th, Friday 14th, Saturday 15th and Monday 17th April at Pets at Home, Kings View, Didsbury Road, Stockport, SK4 2LQ Easter time is nearly here and to help you keep the little ones entertained, we will be running our fantastic Small Furries workshops! Animals like…

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St Ann’s Hospice Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday 15th April, 12-3pm at Wythenshawe Park (near the Courtyard Cafe) Join us for an afternoon of fun with an Easter egg hunt, a range of stalls and children’s games and activities. There will even be a visit from the Easter bunny. Tickets are £3.50 per child and include an Easter egg. For tickets and…

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Trafford Centre – The Nick Jr. All-Star Easter takeover!

intu Trafford Centre, Barton Dock Rd, Stretford, Manchester M17 8AA The following events are all FREE and and do not require booking. You’ll find them at the Topshop Link, Upper Regent Crescent, 12noon – 5pm. Shimmer & Shine beauty parlour Monday 3rd April, Wednesday 5th April, Friday 7th April, Tuesday 11th April & Thursday 13th April Step into Shimmer and Shine’s…

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Quarry Bank Mill – Cadbury Egg Hunt

Friday 14th April – Monday 17th April, 10.30am – 4pm at Quarry Bank Mill, Styal, Wilmslow SK9 4LA Take part in our annual trail and enjoy some Easter fun, including a Cadbury’s chocolate reward. £2 per trail. Normal admission charges apply. Booking not needed. Click here for more information. All details correct at time of writing,…

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Independent Options Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday 23rd April, 11am – 4pm at Independent Options, 67 Chester Road, Hazel Grove, SK7 5PE Entry to the fair is free, entry to the Easter Egg Hunt is £3 per person or £5 for two. Click here for the website.  Click here for the Facebook event. All details correct at time of writing, however…

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Tatton Park Events

All events held at Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN Cave Babies Tuesday 4th April, 10.30am – 12.00pm & 1.00pm – 2.30pm A sensory introduction to the Stone Age. Children will experience how different life was in the past through a variety of hands on activities. The session will end with an interactive story and song session….

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Kids Cupcake Decorating Classes with Claire

Thursday 13th April, 10 – 11.30am or 2pm-3.30pm at SK Eight, Station Road, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 7EF Ready for Easter there will be cupcake decorating classes running from SK eight to keep the kids entertained. While the kids get messy you can enjoy a quiet coffee with friends. Only £10 and each child will take home 4…

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Reddish Vale Farm – Easter Fun

Friday 14th April – Monday 17th April at Reddish Vale Farm, Reddish Vale Road, Stockport, SK5 7HE Come on down to Reddish Vale Farm for some Easter fun!!!! The Animal Farm will be holding an Easter Letter Hunt continuously throughout the day Friday 14th – Monday 17th April, 11am-4pm. On Friday 14th and Monday 17th April,…

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Mr Bloom’s Nursery – Live!

Monday 17th April, 11am – 4pm at the Palace Theatre, 97 Oxford St, Manchester, M1 6FT Run time – approx 60 minutes (no interval) Bring your ‘tiddlers’ along and join Mr Bloom and the Veggies on their first ever live tour. Mr Bloom and his Veggies are getting the Nursery ready for a very special occasion…

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Easter Holiday Workshop at YSBD Theatre Academy

Monday 10th April & Tuesday 11th April at YSBD Theatre Academy, All Saint’s Parish Rooms. Church Road, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 7JB A fabulous fun filled Easter workshop of Singing, Dancing, Drama, Arts and Crafts taught by Industry Professionals. On the last day, there will be a showcase for family and friends of everything students have learnt during the workshop….

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Peppa Pig My First Cinema Experience

Peppa Pig My First Cinema Experience is released on Friday 7th April! Click here for full details and to watch the trailer!

Thyme For Food – Family Fun Day

Sunday 16th April, 12-3pm at Thyme for Food, 1 Castle St, Stockport SK3 9AB Easter Egg Hunt (1.30pm)  Donkey Rides Arts and Crafts Face Painting Bouncy Castle BBQ Raffle Lucky Dip Stalls Music SPECIAL VISIT FROM A SPECIAL GUEST PLUS MUCH MORE! *Free Entry* Click here for the Facebook event. All details correct at time of…

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Add your event

Welcome to the ultimate guide to events and activities in Stockport and the surrounding area during the Easter Holidays 2017! Event missing? Contact us here with details. Stockport Mumbler endeavours to keep this guide as up-to-date as possible, but we always recommend confirming details directly with the organiser before you travel to avoid disappointment.  

Mucky Monster Club Easter Party

Saturday 15th April, 10.30am – 12pm at Bramhall Village Club, 2 Melbourne Road, Bramhall, SK7 1LR Hop along to our Mucky Monster Club Easter Party! Our easter party will be 90 minutes long, we’ll be hunting for eggs, splashing in the duck pond and hopping around in the lush green grass with the easter bunnies. For our older…

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Alice and Wonderland JR at Stockport Plaza

Saturday 15th April, 2.30pm & 7.30pm at Stockport Plaza, Mersey Square, Stockport, SK1 1SP The ever-curious Alice’s journey begins innocently enough as she chases the White Rabbit. Her adventures become increasingly more strange as she races the Dodo Bird, gets tied up with Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, raps with a bubble-blowing Caterpillar and beats the Queen of…

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East Lancashire Railway – The Princess Adventure

Thursday 13th April, 10 – 4pm at East Lancashire Railway, Bury, BL9 0EY Noble Knights and dynamic Damsels, join us on an epic quest to save Storybook Lands from a menacing menagerie of maleficent miscreants! This interactive event is a magical experience for the whole family! Tickets must be purchased in advance. Book online or call…

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Robin Hood at Stockport Plaza

Wednesday 5th April, 2pm and 6pm at Stockport Plaza, Mersey Square, Stockport, SK1 1SP Join our heroes Robin Hood and Maid Marian in this swashbuckling, arrow-slinging, tights-wearing comedy adventure! With an all-star cast, including Britain’s Got Talent Winner George Sampson as Robin Hood, children’s TV favourite Dani Harmer from CBBC’s Tracy Beaker and Strictly Come Dancing as Maid…

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Cockfields Farm – Build Your Bear Easter Workshops

Saturday 1st April – Thursday 13th April and Tuesday 18th April – Sunday 23rd April at Cockfields Farm, Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 8AR Build Your Bear Workshops are Back!! Ticket Price Includes: Your Very Own Teddy Bear to Build and Take Home Story-time in our Bear Factory Enjoy Cakes & Drinks at the Teddy Bears Picnic All Day…

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Adventure Babies Easter Specials

Its BRAND NEW ADVENTURE time! This Easter we’ll be off on our travels with two nutbrown hares who love each other very much. We’ll be bringing the book to life with our famous adventure bags and then diving right into the book experiencing a variety of messy, light-up and sensory stations. Combining interactive storytelling, sensory…

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