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This is a place that immerses you – that surprises and inspires you. With friends, with family: enjoy one of the UK’s most creative waterside destinations.

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28th - 29th August 2021

STORYTIME WITH MAMA G

To celebrate Manchester Pride and the bank holiday weekend, join the effervescent Pantomime dame, Mama G, who’ll be sharing some of Elmer’s most magical stories: from the original Elmer through to the most recent: Elmer and the Lost Treasure.

Saturday August 28th and 29th | 10am – 11am, 11am – midday, 1-2pm

Ages 3+

Drop in, no booking necessary

Free

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21st August 2021

WALKEOKE WITH THE LOWRY

Running on Saturdays throughout August, the Lowry are holding Walkeoke classes. A fun, easy walking-based workout to some of your favourite tunes from the 60s, 70s and 80s.

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14th - 15th August 2021

Quays Festival

Quays Festival returns this August with an explosion of colour and free activity across the weekend of Sat 14 – Sun 15 August for everyone to enjoy.

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1st - 29th August 2021

ART AND PLAY ON THE PIAZZA

Working with local artists Venessa Scott, Reform and Tasha Whittle, pop down to see artists at work and the transformation of the MediaCity Piazza into an engaging and playful zone that’s fun for all.

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1st - 29th August 2021

SUMMER AT MEDIA CITY

Summer at MediaCity supports the national Summer of Play campaign to get children outside and playing with a host of free activities for families every Wednesday and Saturday throughout August.

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13th December 2020

Box on the Docks: Unwrapped – Sunday

For one weekend only, artists who have created the acclaimed Box on the Docks public art display at MediaCityUK will open up their boxes and give visitors the chance to purchase their original art works ranging from paintings, jewellery to ceramics.

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12th December 2020

Box On The Docks: Unwrapped – Saturday

For one weekend only, artists who have created the acclaimed Box on the Docks public art display at MediaCityUK will open up their boxes and give visitors the chance to purchase their original art works ranging from paintings, jewellery to ceramics.

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13th March 2020

A festival of Sport Relief

On Friday 13th March, Sport Relief returns to MediaCityUK and is putting on a Festival of Sport on the Piazza. Come along and get involved in a range of fun activities during your lunchtime, throughout the day or after work!