Past Events

Jodrell Bank - Barnes, the ExoMars Rover 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 […]
Science Show British Science Week – Science Show- Join this fun and interactive family-friendly science show journeying through the history and achievements of scientists at Jodrell Bank. From the Apollo Moon missions to exploding stars and black holes, there are lots of things to discover and join in with. The show will last approximately 45 minutes […]
Jodrell Bank Telescope British Science Week – Telescope Walking Tour- The Telescope Walking Tours at Jodrell Bank take you on a stroll around the base of the impressive Lovell Telescope. Find out how the Grade 1 listed telescope works, explore it’s history and discover some of it’s ground-breaking research. Talks last approx 45 minutes and are aimed at […]
Jodrell Bank - British Science Week Get Set, Blast Off!- Join in the fun at Jodrell Bank for a fun-filled rocket trip into space, exploring the Solar System. There will be lots of inactive fun and games with sessions lasting approximately 20 minutes. Suitable for children aged 7 and under. Free with General Admission. When: 1pm – 1:30pm […]
British Science Week ScienceX- ScienceX is a free, interactive festival hosted by the University of Manchester.  There will be a whole host of activities open to everyone, including robots, race cars and virtual reality.  A chance for kids to get hands on and discover that there is a lot of fun involved in […]
World Book Day, Bury 2019 World Book Day Event – 7th March 2019- Waterstones in Bury will be holding a World Book Day Event to celebrate World Book Day this Thursday 7th March. Fun on the day will include a book quiz, a treasure hunt and lots more fun activities. When: 2pm – 5pm Where: Waterstones Bury, 4 Union Arcade, Bury […]
World Book Day – Thursday 7th March 2019- World Book Day is a registered charity on a mission to give every child, and young person, a book of their own. It’s also a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and reading. In fact, it’s the biggest celebration of its kind, designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 Advertisements
Family Life Bury Hey Duggee At The Cinema Vue Cinema Mini Mornings – Hey Duggee At The Cinema!- Join Duggee and the Squirrels for a whole hour of fun and adventures PLUS some special extra content. Running Time: 1hr 0 mins When: 9:25am Where: Vue Cinema, The Rock, Bury     Follow us on FACEBOOK and TWITTER for all the latest news and events.   Advertisements
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 […]
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! […]
Vue Cinema Mini Mornings – Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse- Teenager Miles Morales discovers the infinite possibilities of a shared multiverse known as “Spider-Verse”, where anyone can wear the mask.  A Sony Pictures animation starring Hailee Steinfeld, Jake Johnson, and Liev Schreiber. Running time 1hr 57 mins Cost: £2.49 When: 10am Where: Vue Cinema, The Rock, Bury   […]
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 Advertisements
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 […]
Baby Relax- Baby Relax is a lovely, enriching class. The aim is to allow you to bond with baby, feel uplifted and relaxed. The session includes massage, sensory play, nursery rhymes and parachute play. Find out more about Empathy Holistics here Contact: 07913 708419 When: 11:30am – 12:30pm Where: Sunnybank Community […]
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 Advertisements
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 Advertisements
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 Advertisements
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, […]