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Christmas Movie Drive-In – 23rd December 2018

Get in the festive spirit at the Bury Football Club Christmas Movie Drive-In!

On Sunday 23rd December, Bury FC will be showing: –

  • 3pm – Polar Express – buy your tickets here
  • 5:10pm – Home Alone – buy your tickets here
  • 7:25pm – Love Actually – buy your tickets here

Buy your tickets to the full event here

Cost: £20 per car – 1 film/ £40 per car – 3 films

Where: Bury FC, Gigg Lane, Bury BL9 9HR

To book contact 0161 764 4881 (option 2)

Breakfast With Santa – 23rd December 2018

Join in the Festive Fun at Waterfold Farm and enjoy breakfast with Santa.

The event will include a ‘Be My Bear’ from Santa to build on the day, buffet breakfast, a selection box and face painting.

Adults will receive an ultimate buffet breakfast with tea, coffee and toast.

Cost: Adults £6.99 / Children £9.99.

To Book: Call in or ring 0161 764 8911

When: 9am – 11am

Where: Waterfold Farm, Waterfold Business Park,  Bury BL9 7BR

Christmas Experience – 22nd – 24th December 2018

Come and enjoy this amazing Christmas Experience at Cockfields Farm.

This is a magical festive event packed full of wonderful activities including: –

  • Elves Workshop – make your own teddy
  • Write and post letter to Santa
  • Visit the North Pole Sweet Shop
  • Mrs Claus’ Kitchen – festive story time, decorating gingerbread man
  • Meet Prancer & Dancer, along with other animals, in Santa’s Stable
  • Meet Santa

Full details, including how to book, can be found here

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Breakfast With Santa – 24th December 2018

Get your tickets booked to have breakfast with Santa, including: –

  • Beans on toast, juice and yoghurt for the little ones
  • Hot drink and bacon/ sausage butty for the adults.

Enjoy fun in the snow globe before visiting Santa and receiving a gift.

Tickets are available at the tills.

Cost: Child £10.95 / Adult £3.85

When: 9am

Where: Bradley Fold Garden Centre, Radcliffe Moor Road, Bolton BL2 6RE

Bed Time Story With Santa – 24th December 2018

Join in the Festive Fun at Waterfold Farm and enjoy an evening of fun with Santa.

The event will include making ‘Magic Reindeer Dust’ to take away so Santa knows where to go, take away a box with carrots and cookies for Santa and his reindeers.  The children will then read a bedtime story before being told to go home to sleep so he can deliver all the presents.

Cost: £2 per child

To Book: Call in or ring 0161 764 8911

When: 9am – 11am

Where: Waterfold Farm, Waterfold Business Park,  Bury BL9 7BR

OKS says YES – 31st December 2018

Our Kid Social present this family-friendly New Year’s Eve Party in Manchester City Centre including silent disco. 

There will be delicious food, fabulous beats, creative arts and a bar.

In the pink room there will be a DJ bringing disco festival vibes whilst you enjoy Papertown crafts and try your hand at circus skills with Oops a Daisy Circus.

Down in the Basement you will find an interactive silent disco whilst trying out limbo and dancefloor challenges.  There are two different channels for the silent disco so you can choose between guilty pleasures for the adults or kids classic pop.

There will be soft drinks and booze available plus some fab food.

Recommended age 4+, although younger siblings are welcome.

Tickets can be bought here

Cost: Adults £6.75/ Child £8.25 (large pizza slice and drink)

When: 1-3pm

Where: 38 Charles Street, Manchester M1 7BD 

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Woodbank Cricket Club NYE Family Party – 31st December 2018

Woodbank Cricket Club will be holding a family party with DJ and bar.

Tickets go on sale on Thursday 6th December to club members.

Tickets are available to non-club members from Saturday 15th December.

Cost: £5 Adults, £2.50 under 16’s.

Tickets can be bought from the club – contact 0161 761 7154.

When: From 8pm

Where: Woodbank Cricket Club, Stafford Street, Bury BL8 1AX

New Year’s Eve Family Party – 31st December 2018

Enjoy a champagne cocktail reception includes ‘kids cocktails’ followed by a buffet.

There will be a family entertainer to amuse the children then the DJ will keep everyone entertained until 12:30am.

Tickets are available from

Cost: £49 per adult, £25 per child 2-14 years), Under 2’s eat free

When: 6pm – 12:30am

Where: The Stables Country Club, Walshaw Road, Bury BL8 1PU