Category: What’s On

Victoria Wood Exhibition, Bury

Victoria Wood Exhibition

A new exhibition featuring lots of scripts, costumes, and awards will be on display at Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre.

When: 10am – 4:30pm

Where: Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre, Moss Street, Bury BL9 0DR

Full details of the event can be found here

First Steps Nursery Open Day

Come along to First Steps Nursery to take a look at the facilities offered at this fabulous nursery.

See the different rooms and the types of activities that happen during the day in each of the 5 base rooms, plus the holiday club room for children aged 4-11.

When: 10am – 2pm

Where: 1 Orrell Street, Bury, BL8 1PB

Contact: 0161 764 6752

Sulzer Theme Day

East Lancs Railway are holding a special celebration themed around the masterpieces of the legendary Sulzer Brothers Foundry.

All of the day’s services will be hauled by one of a number of Sulzer Diesel Locomotives that will be present at this special event.

Cost: From £14 (under 5’s free)

When: 9am – 4pm

Where: Bolton Street Station, Bolton Street, Bury BL9 0EY


The Faery Trails, Bury

The Faery Trails

A magical experience by Lucas Chih-Peng Kao showcasing a new series of films alongside previous work.

The exhibition will run until 23rd February 2019

Contact: 0161 253 5878

When: 10am – 4:30pm

Where: Bury Art Museum, Moss Street, Bury BL9 0DR

Bumblebee film

Vue Cinema Mini Mornings – Bumblebee

When Charlie buys a beat-up, yellow Volkswagen, she doesn’t realise it’s actually a robotic being from a distant planet… and she and her ‘car’ could be the only ones who can stop the complete destruction of the entire human race!

This prequel to 2007’s Transformers stars Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena and Jorge Lendeborg Jr.

Running Time: 1hr 54 mins

When: 10am

Where: Vue Cinema, The Rock, Bury

East Lancashire Railway Offers

East Lancashire Railway – Kids Go Free!

Take advantage of this Kids Go Free discount to enjoy a day of fun for less!

From 5th January to 17th February 2019 one child accompanying one Freedom of the Line paying adult will be able to travel for free. Download your voucher HERE and present it when purchasing your ticket.

Free travel is for children aged 5-17.

When: 9am – 4pm

Where: East Lancashire Railway, Bolton Street Station, Bolton Street, Bury BL9 0EY

Free Cricket Little Lever

Free Cricket Sessions!

Do you have a budding cricketer?

Pop along to Little Lever Sports Centre to let them have a try for FREE from this weekend until 17th February.

Suitable for ages 7-`12

Contact: Paul 07843 098456

When: 1-2pm

Where: Little Lever Sports & Leisure Centre, BL3 1BT

Cost: FREE!

50% off main meals at Frankie & Benny’s this weekend!

Are you looking for a cheap treat for the family this weekend?

How does 50% off main meals at Frankie & Benny’s sound?

Register, or log-in, to the Frankie & Benny’s app to download your voucher for 50% off main meals this weekend! The voucher applies to mains from the Main or Gluten Free Menus (check the voucher for certain restrictions).

The voucher can be used from 16th January until 22nd January 2019.

Gung-Ho! Manchester 2019

Gung-Ho! the world’s BIGGEST inflatable 5k run is coming to Manchester!

6th April will see the return of Gung-Ho! to Heaton Park with its 5km of HUGE inflatable obstacles in this event which is sure to be a huge amount of fun!


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This is a hugely popular family event and, whether you’re a veteran athlete or a first-time 5K runner, you’ll find plenty of opportunity to show just how Gung-Ho! you really are.

This is perfect for all fitness levels and is suitable for all ages. There is absolutely NO PRESSURE to be fast and you can run with friends and family.

Have you got what it takes?

From huge slides to enormous spiky balls, there’s plenty of challenges to be found on the Gung-Ho! 5k course. Every obstacle is designed for the maximum amount of fun, with no mud, paint or water to worry about.

What’s Included?

Each runner will receive:

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Check out what you can expect in the video below: –

5K Not Enough?

If 5K is not enough, you can run the Gung-Ho! course as many times as you like with an ANYWAVE ticket! Run on any wave from 9am to 1.45pm on event day – maximum 20 laps / 100k available.

Training Programme

The 9 week Training Programme is designed to take you from zero to hero whilst avoiding injuries and maximising improvements to your health.

Sign up to the FREE Training Programme HERE.


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Heaton Park, Middleton Road, Manchester M25 2SW


9am until 3pm

The First Wave is at 9am, and then every 15 minutes, with the Final Wave at 1.45pm.

Choose your preferred wave time when booking.


Save 40% if you book your tickets before 4th February, with prices starting from £30 (plus processing fees).

From 4th February onwards, prices will start at £50 (plus processing fees).

ANYWAVE Ticket from £60 (plus processing fees).

Free for Spectators


Book your tickets HERE!


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Further Information

Further information for the event, including arrival process, what to wear and FAQs can be found HERE


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