Category Archives: Events

Evolving English at The British Library

It’s always fascinated me that Britain is such a tiny island and yet has such a hugely diverse range of accents and dialects. Although I’ve lived in Manchester for nearly a decade, I’m originally from the Black Country, where many … Continue reading

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Festivals with Kids: Should I?

Me and CJ love the outdoors. She likes to glamp it up in her tipi. She loves music and can identify The Specials, The XX and Vampire Weekend amongst others from hearing just a couple of notes. So we should … Continue reading

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To market, to market, to buy a fat pie

Snow fell yet again last week, and reports are saying we just had the coldest ever December. However, sub-zero temperatures didn’t stop locals turning up in their droves to the first ever farmer’s market to be held in Whitefield last … Continue reading

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Fun Times at Platt Fields: Part Two

As I mentioned, I had a couple of great days out at Platt Fields last year. The second one was more of an afternoon and night out though really. The chance to go to a large scale gig at a … Continue reading

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Half term in Manchester

There seems to be loads going on for families this half term (23rd-31st October) and I’ve had lots of emails telling me about lovely and exciting activities around the Northwest with an outdoor/science and nature/environmental theme. Firstly, the Manchester Science … Continue reading

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Chorlton Arts Festival 2010

As we head towards summer, it seems that there is always a festival or carnival on somewhere in Manchester. One of the biggest and best is Chorlton Arts Festival, a ten day extravaganza of performance, exhibitions and events being held … Continue reading

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Fun Stuff at Prestwich Clough

CLOUGH DAY WEBSITE PRESTWICH FESTIVAL WEBSITE I recently blogged about my love for Prestwich Clough. It’s a beautiful and tranquil place, but on Sunday 16th May, it’ll hopefully be rather busier than usual. Prestwich Clough Day will start at 12 … Continue reading

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