Category: Events Calendar

WHAT'S ON IN BURY - Imagination Station

Imagination Station

The Imagination Station is well known in Bury due to its Pop Up Shops in the Mill Gate.  However, did you know they now have their very own shop?

You no longer need to wait until their next pop up, you can now let your creative juices run wild whenever you like!

What’s On Offer?

The shop is stocked from top to bottom full of gifts from candles, photo frames, balloons and personalised hampers!

There are pots to paint, wooden animals, dream catchers, solar systems, fancy dress to make and many more!  There really is something for everyone.  Just decide what you’d like to create, leave it with them to dry briefly and its ready to take home the same day!

What’s more, there is no need to book!  Just drop in!

Drop-In Sessions


The Imagination Station has many drop-in sessions available, including:

  • Paint a pot
  • Make Slime
  • Create costumes
  • Fairy Doors
  • Unicorns & Mermaids
  • Dragons & Dinosaurs
  • Crochet Workshops
  • Flower Arranging



Baby & Pre-School Sessions

Bring the little ones along for some messy play fun Mondays to Wednesdays in the mornings.

CLUBS & CLASSES IN BURY - Imagination Station Baby & Pre-School Sessions

Summer Events & Activities

The Imagination Station has so many wonderful events planned for the Summer holidays, you will be spoilt for choice in choosing how to keep the kids busy… and yourself!


The Imagination Station host kids parties too!  They vary from ultimate slime parties, pamper & sparkle parties and themed activity parties.

They have an amazing party room upstairs where there is plenty of room for your private event, and they can even provide the party food if you wish.

WHAT'S ON IN BURY - Imagination Station Party Room

Treat The Kids

So, the next time you’re shopping and the kids are bickering, or driving you mad, promise to treat them when the shopping is done.  Give the kids (and yourself) something to look forward to!  Enjoy!

WHAT'S ON IN BURY - Imagination Station George's Dinosaur


Find further details for the Imagination Station HERE and contact them at

WHAT'SONINBURY OnlineSpanishlessons

Online Spanish Tuition

About Language Tuition Nottingham

The company was established in 2008, and has evolved into the most specialised independent Spanish & English language and Teacher Training academy in the county. In addition to providing face to face tuition for local students, they also provide online private tuition and exam preparation at GCSE, A Level and DELE levels.

The company also offer customised business courses for companies and individuals interested in studying Spanish & English language. They cater for people of all ages and abilities and all of our learners have taken huge steps forward in their understanding of these two languages.

Learn Spanish On-Line

Language Tuition Nottingham provide an on-line private tuition service to teach you Spanish in the comfort of your own home saving you time and money. Learn Spanish when, and where you want, with complete flexibility.

Free Trial

Before commencing your on-line lessons the company provide a FREE trial session to allow learners access to the virtual classroom environment and to ensure everything is functioning properly. This process also guarantees learners have a clear understanding of how the system operates and makes sure there are no problems during a session which could interfere with the learning process. The trial session provides learners the opportunity to experience how the on-line lessons will be conducted and the chance to have a practice learning with one the experienced, native teachers. The company believe customers should not pay for a product that they haven’t tried or tested.

Online Lessons

Each lesson is 60 minutes in length and includes a homework exchange via email.

The cost of the class is £27 per hour, and a discount of 5% is offered when 5 lessons are booked, and a discount of 10% is offered when 10 lessons are booked.

How Do Online Sessions Take Place?

In order to provide the most effective learning experience Language Tuition Nottingham counts on the ultimate virtual classroom software, Electa-Live. Unlike other on-line lessons taught via Skype, Electa Live provides a whole host of useful teaching tools which are easy to use and help enhance your learning experience. Electa-Live is a virtual classroom and a real-time on-line collaboration environment designed for teaching and training over the Internet. With ELecta Live you can arrange live classes, on-line lectures, web meetings, group sessions, individual one–on–one sessions and webinars – all taking place real-time over the web. It is a universal on-line training solution supported on multiple platforms – Windows, MAC OS X, Linux as well as on Android phones and tablets.

Exam Booster Sessions

The company also offer Exam Booster Sessions which could be extremely helpful if your child is about to sit their Spanish listening exam.

To arrange your 30 minute free trial contact Language Tuition Nottingham HERE, ring them on 0115 958 0197 or email them HERE.

WHAT'S ON IN BURY - Online Spanish Exam Preparations Course


Further information can be found on the company’s website HERE


Testimonials from past clients can be found on the website HERE



Nature Valley Big Tennis Weekend

Try tennis for free at this year’s Nature Valley’s Big Tennis Weekend events.

There will be various different coaching sessions available, free of charge, with expert coaching teams.

There will be sessions to suit the whole family, including:

  • Mini Tennis Sessions
  • Family Time
  • Free Play
  • Cardio Tennis and many more!

No equipment will be needed as this will be provided at the events.

There are numerous local events to be held on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May 2019, then Saturday 29th June and Sunday 30th June, followed by Saturday 20th July and Sunday 21st July 2019.  Click on the links below for further details of each event:

Saturday 18th May 2019

Holcombe Brook Sports Club

Prestwich Cricket Tennis & Bowling Club

Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th May 2019

David Lloyd Club, Bolton

David Lloyd Club, Manchester North

David Lloyd Club, Manchester Trafford City

29th & 30th June 2019

Manchester Tennis & Football Centre

Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st July 2019

David Lloyd Club, Bolton

David Lloyd Club, Manchester North

Sunday 21st July 2019

David Lloyd Club, Manchester Trafford City

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Further details of the Nature Valley Big Tennis Weekend events can be found HERE

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Emotional Freedom Techniques

Local lady, Rachel Earing, is literally tapping into the world of Emotional Freedom Techniques with her company Live4Energy.

What are Emotional Freedom Techniques?

EFT is based on energy therapy and draws on various theories of alternative therapies such as acupuncture.  By tapping on ‘meridian points’ on the body you are able to release energy blockages, which cause negative emotions.  The process helps people to free themselves of past emotions, to feel focused, energised and to provide the ability to thrive on new challenges that life may bring our way.

How Can It Help?

Rachel firmly believes that tapping is an unspoken communication that can aid bring families closer together.

Rachel teaches quick, relaxing techniques that can help the whole family.  Some of the areas that EFT can help with are:

  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Weight Issues
  • Physical Pain
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Bullying… and many more!

Can It Help Babies?

Even babies can benefit from an adapted form of EFT, which can aid sleep and colic struggles, to name but a few.

Take a look at the Welcome video below, to hear directly from Rachel, how you and your family can benefit.

What Help Is Available?

There are various different options available, to suit all needs and preferences, including:

  • Live tapping sessions
  • One to one work
  • Family therapy
  • Group sessions
  • Courses.

Rachel can design bespoke therapies specifically tailored for you, and your family. Get in touch here for further information.

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What Other Help Is Available?


Rachel runs a Facebook group for tips on EFT, which is a closed group enabling members to share concerns and help each other.

Take a look at the Facebook Group to learn more.

Tap Around The Clock

This free, 5 star app is a mindfulness tool which provides you with the ability to use meridian tapping points throughout a 24 hour period.  This educational tool helps to balance your emotional and physical self, by providing a bridge between your logic and energy therapy.

The Spiral Of Life

Rachel is the author ‘The Spiral Of Life’. The book, which has 5 star reviews, is a workable tool to use at any time to focus on you, and your family, emotionally, physically and spiritually.

Family Life Bury - The Spiral Of Life EFT Book

Take a look at the book, find out more, and purchase your copy HERE.


There are a variety of resources available on the website, including:

  • A3 charts
  • PDF downloads
  • E-book

Take a look at the resources available HERE.

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Take a look at some of Live4Energy’s testimonials HERE and see for yourself how it has already helped a huge number of people .

Find Out More

Further information can be found at the website

Get In Touch

Contact Rachel 07495 020972 or send your enquiries by email to

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WHAT'SONINBURY RamsbottomChocolateFestival

Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival – 6th-7th April 2019

Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival returns this weekend for its 11th year.

There will be stalls and entertainment: –

  • Market Place and Civic Hall will host a fun truck, hot food and drinks plus an indoor food and craft market.
  • Bridge Street will hold a chocolate market featuring artisan chocolate makers with food and gift stalls.
  • Church Gardens will feature a chocolate market with gift stalls, hot food and drink.

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When: Saturday 10am – 5pm / Sunday 10am – 4pm

Where: Market Place, Ramsbottom BL0 9HT

There will be a park and ride operating from Woodhey High School.

Further information can be found

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WHAT'SONINBURY TheBigTennisWeekendPrestwich

The Big Tennis Weekend

Come and join in the fun this weekend at St Mary’s Park for free coach led tennis sessions.

2pm – 3pm Coach led session
3pm – 3:30pm Open play for all

Register online at

Where: St Mary’s Park, Bury New Road, Prestwich M25 9LU

Cost: Free

WHAT'SONINBURY MayorofBury'sCharitySpringConcert

The Mayor of Bury’s Charity Spring Concert

Join the Bank and the Corps of Drums of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers for the Spring Concert..

Tickets can be purchased online or from The Fusilier’s Museum.

All funds raised will go to the Mayor’s charities Grace’s Place and The Fed.

Phone sales: 07968 542683/ 07795 062768

Online ticket sales: www/

Cost: £5/ £15 Family Ticket (2 adults, 2 children)

Where: The Drill Hall, Castle Armoury, Bury BL9 0LB


Easter Fair at Bury Football Club

Bury Football Club are holding an Easter Fair in conjunction with #SuperJosh on Sunday 14th April 2019.

Fun on the day will include: –

  • Easter gifts
  • Decoration
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Plus many other stalls.

When: 12pm – 3pm

Where: Bury Football Club, Gigg Lane, Bury BL9 9HR


Pride of Bury 2019

The Joshua Wilson Brain Tumour Charity launched The Pride of Bury Awards in 2015 to celebrate Bury’s unsung Heroes.  The Awards are held in memory, and celebration, of Joshua Wilson aka SuperJosh who was himself a Bury Hero.

Created in Josh’s legacy, the Awards are designed to recognise the contribution made by other Heroes living, working and volunteering in the Borough of Bury.

The Awards Night, now in it’s fifth year, will be held at The Village Hotel on 25th October 2019


Nominations for the Pride of Bury 2019 awards are now open!

There are 14 categories for nominations: –

  • Our Little Hero – young heros aged 0-12
  • Our Brave Hero – open age
  • Our Teenage Hero
  • Our Community Hero – open age
  • Our Emergency Services Hero
  • Our Fundraising Hero
  • Our Sporting Hero
  • Our Teaching Hero
  • Our Caring Hero
  • Our Volunteering Hero
  • Our Professional Caring Hero
  • Our Little Fundraising Hero
  • Our Family Hero
  • The Joshua Wilson SuperJosh Ultimate Hero Award

Nominations close on 28th August 2019, at which point the public will be invited to shortlist each category and vote for the finalists.  The final 3 nominations chosen in each category will be invited to the black tie Awards ceremony on 25th October 2019.

If you know a local hero in the community, you can register your nomination at the Pride of Bury website HERE.

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British Science Week – Barnes, the ExoMars Rover

Come along to Jodrell Bank this weekend to meeting Barnes, Aberystwyth University’s full scale model of the ExoMars Rover!

The ExoMars mission is a joint mission between the European Space Agency and Russia’s Roscosmos to search for signs of life, past and present, on Mars.

Free with General Admission.

When: 10am – 5pm

Where: Jodrell Bank, Macclesfield SK11 9DL



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