Past Events

Vue Cinema Mini Mornings – Nativity Rocks – 12th & 13th January 2019- A brand new take on the nativity story, Nativity Rocks! is the latest instalment in the hugely popular Nativity series. The kids have a rock ‘n’ roll spin on the Christmas story. Starring Celia Imrie, Anna Chancellor, Ruth Jones and Hugh Dennis. Running time 1hr 40 mins Cost: £2.49 […]
Christmas & New Year Bin Collections in Bury- Christmas & New Year Bin Collections: As we’re all busy with the festivities it’s easy to forget that bin collections can change due to the holiday dates. With the extra waste that is generated at this time of year, it important to note the new collection dates: – […]
Free Cricket Little Lever Free Cricket Sessions! 20th January 2019- 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!
Vue Cinema Mini Mornings – 8th & 9th December 2018- Goosebumps 2 Two boys are on the hunt for treats on Halloween but little do they know that a really big trick is in store for them. Running Time: 1 hour 30 minutes When: 10am Where: Vue Cinema, The Rock, Bury
Cockfields Christmas Experience- 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 […]
Apply To Be On The New Series Of ‘The Island With Bear Grylls’- Fancy being stranded on a desert island (or need a break from the kids/ other half)? The producers of ‘The Island With Bear Grylls’ are looking for the next lot of adventurers to take part in the new series. The situation remains the same, with a group of […]
Doctor Dolittle- As the new stage production of Doctor Dolittle begins to take shape in the rehearsal room, The Lowry is pleased to provide a first glimpse at images and footage showcasing some of its exotic menagerie of animal friends. Doctor Dolittle, with book, music and lyrics by double Academy […]
FREE Rita Ora Performance – 15th July 2018- Do you have Rita Ora fans at home? Rita Ora is to appear at the Trafford Centre this Sunday 15th July to perform a FREE mini show! The performance will be held in The Orient at 1pm and Rita is expected to perform hit songs Anywhere and Girls.
Build-A-Bear – Pay Your Age Day!- This Thursday (12th July) will see Build-A-Bear holding their first ever ‘Pay Your Age Day’. Shoppers can select any soft toy and simply pay the same amount as the age of the child they are buying for.  This means that children up to the age of 1 years […]
Milkshake! Live – 15th July 2018- The Milkshake! cast will be visiting The Lowry on 15th July to sing and share stories. The audience is sure to know, and love, the songs so it’s promising to be a lovely, enjoyable experience for all the family – young and old. The show will also star […]
Heaton Park Dog Pop Up Shop – 1st July 2018- A one-day pop up shop for treating our loved four legged friends. The event will showcase products from artisan makers from the north of England, specialising in dog treats, accessories, gifts and more. Events on the day include: – dog portraits dog inspired face painting for kids handmade […]
Tottington’s Big Day Out 2018- This year’s Tottington’s Big Day Out is set to take place on Sunday 1st July! As usual, the event is sure to have plenty going on to entertain the whole family including live bands, beer tents, BBQ, inflatables and lots of stalls. Live Bands The confirmed live bands […]
Peel Tower Open Day – 1st July 2018- Climb the steps of the Tower to enjoy the views of our beautiful countryside.  Take in the views as far as Blackpool and Wales on clear days. The flag will be flying when the Tower is open. When: Approx 10am Where: Holcombe Hill, Ramsbottom, Bury BL8 4NR Cost: Donation
Totty’s Big Day Out – 1st July 2018- Sunday 1st July 6 live bands, beer tent, BBQ, stalls, activities and games Crompton Meadows, Beryl Avenue, Tottington
Summer Fair – 8th July 2018- Come along and join in the fun at Woodbank Primary School’s Summer Fair. There will be inflatables, craft stalls, glitter tattoos, games, bake off contests, Woodbank’s Got Talent, BBQ, cafe, bar and tuck shop. When: 1pm – 4pm Where: Woodbank Primary School, Bury BL8 1AX
Smithills Garden Party – 8th July 2018- Smithills Garden Party is sure to be a fun-filled afternoon for all the family! There will be: – Magic Shows Donkey Rides Circus Skills Workshop Live Music Face Painting Bolton FM Storytelling Craft Activities Craft Stalls Food Stalls When: 12pm – 4pm Where: Smithills Hall, Smithills Dean Road, […]
Experitots – 13th July 2018- These relaxed sessions are held at the Museum of Science & Industry.  They are ideal for toddlers and their adults to encourage play, explore and experiment through songs, play and multi-sensory fun. Monthly sessions aged 1-4 When: 10:30am – 12pm Where: Museum of Science & Industry, Liverpool Road, […]
Tabletop Saturday – 14th July 2018- There are a vast amount of games available at Tabletop Saturdays including: – board games card games children’s table top games strategy games quick fire games laugh out loud games There are leaders boards for the competitive ones – will your name be top of the list? Bring […]
Peel Tower Open Day – 14th July- Climb the steps of the Tower to enjoy the views of our beautiful countryside.  Take in the views as far as Blackpool and Wales on clear days. The flag will be flying when the Tower is open. When: Approx 10am Where: Holcombe Hill, Ramsbottom, Bury BL8 4NR Cost: Donation
Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary Open Day – 15th July 2018- Come along to the Open Day at Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary for a fun-filled day for all the family. There will be pottery painting, children’s outdoor activities, cafe, hot dogs, burger bar, The Owls Trust, face painter, glitter tattoos, stalls, DJ Andy, games, crafts and gift shop. When: 12pm […]
Build A Bear Kabu Event – 20th-22nd July- Build A Bear will be having lots of in store fun with the newest lifestyle brand of Kabu adventures.  Make your own Kabu furry friend and participate in a FREE in-store scavenger hunt featuring members of the Kabu crew. Guests will also receive a FREE sticker sheet and […]
Tabletop Saturday – 21st July 2018- There are a vast amount of games available at Tabletop Saturdays including: – board games card games children’s table top games strategy games quick fire games laugh out loud games There are leaders boards for the competitive ones – will your name be top of the list? Bring […]
Small Furries & Wildlife Workshop – 21st July 2018- Book your child’s place on the Pets At Home My Pet Pals Summer Workshops.  Kids will learn how rewarding pets can be and how to care for them.  Every child that attends a workshop also receives an activity booklet, stickers and a double-sided poster. Book your child’s place here […]
Peel Tower Abseil – 21st July 2018- Join in with this rare opportunity to Abseil down Peel Tower, whilst raising much needed funds for Bury Hospice. To take part contact Bury Hospice on 0161 797 1748 or email for further information. When: 12pm onwards Where: Holcombe Hill, Bury BL8 4NR  
The Makers Market – 21st & 22nd July 2018- Come along to The Lowry Outlet this weekend to take a look at The Makers Market.  You will find the very finest local food, drink, art, design, vintage and modern craft carefully selected from Manchester artisans and business local to the North West. When: Saturday – 10am – 7pm […]
Come To The Beach – 21st July – 2nd September 2018- Come To The Beach The FREE giant beach has returned to Heaton Park! There will be sand, deckchairs, buckets and spades. There will also be face painting, character appearances and children’s entertainment.  There is also a seaside funfair for endless fun! When: 12pm – 5pm Where: Heaton Park, […]
Bee In The City – 23rd July – 23rd September 2018- A colony of giant bee sculptures is making its way to Manchester this summer! Over 100 bees are waiting to be discovered on this free, family fun trail.  Each bee has been designed by a different artist and celebrates the unique buzz of Manchester. You can find full […]
Small Furries & Wildlife Workshop – 22nd July 2018- Book your child’s place on the Pets At Home My Pet Pals Summer Workshops.  Kids will learn how rewarding pets can be and how to care for them.  Every child that attends a workshop also receives an activity booklet, stickers and a double-sided poster. Book your child’s place here […]
Family Fun Day – 22nd July 2018- Family Fun Day at the Last Drop Village. There will be fun for all the family, game stalls, plus food and drinks stands throughout the village. When: 11am – 4pm Where: Last Drop Village Hotel & Spa, Bromley Cross, Bolton BL7 9PZ
Small Furries & Wildlife Workshop – 24th July 2018- Book your child’s place on the Pets At Home My Pet Pals Summer Workshops.  Kids will learn how rewarding pets can be and how to care for them.  Every child that attends a workshop also receives an activity booklet, stickers and a double-sided poster. Book your child’s place here […]