Activities for Children

Activities and events for children happening in Macclesfield and the surrounding areas.

If you have an event you want publicised here then please email us via the contact form

 

  • Wed
    13
    Dec
    2017
    Mon
    31
    Dec
    2018
    10 am – 3 pmThe Space Centre, 15-17 Mill Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, Sku 7NN
  • Wed
    07
    Mar
    2018
    Mon
    31
    Dec
    2018
    Arley Hall & Gardens, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6NA

    The Gardener’s Kitchen is open daily and serves deliciously fresh lunches and utterly indulgent sweet treats and freshly baked cakes and pastries. We’ve got something for everyone, including a scrumptious childrens menu bound to keep the rumbling tummies at bay and of course our famous afternoon teas, perfect for any occasion or celebration.
    We’ve also got especially tasty offers on throughout the week, see below to learn more!Weekends
    At the end of the week we all need a break – so come visit us and we’ll look after brunch! Whether you want perfectly poached eggs and pancetta or our sweet fluffy pikelets,
    we’ve got it covered.Curry Wednesday
    Variety is definitely the spice of life here at the Gardener’s Kitchen as every Wednesday we have a perfectly spiced curry on offer with all the extras.

    Pie Thursday
    There’s nothing more comforting than a proper pie and every Thursday we serve this pastry classic with an ever changing range of sumptuous fillings.
    Our eyes are firmly on the pies!

    Fish and Chip Friday
    Most people say TGIF where as our team like to shout “Thank God It’s Fish Friday” from the rooftops! Our chips are rustic and hand cut, our fish is fried in a local Cheshire beer batter and it’s served with our homemade lemony pickle.

    Next time you visit Arley Hall & Gardens, be sure to visit us too!

    The Gardener’s Kitchen is open from 10am – 5pm. Please note our hearty brunch is only served at the weekend from 10.00am – 11.30am.

  • Sun
    15
    Apr
    2018
    Thu
    06
    Dec
    2018
    Arley Hall & Gardens, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6NA

    April
    15th, Sunday Hearing Dogs for Deaf People Charity Dog Walk – to register Click Here
    22nd, Sunday Spring Plant Fair – to book tickets Click Here
    28th & 29th, Saturday & Sunday Guided Estate & Bluebell Walks – to book tickets Click Here

    May
    6th & 7th, Sunday & Monday Guided Estate & Bluebell Walks
    – to book tickets Click Here
    11th, 12th & 13th, Friday – Sunday Galloway Antiques Fair – to book tickets Click Here
    26th, 27th & 28th, Saturday – Monday Geronimo Family Festival – to book tickets Click Here

    June
    2nd & 3rd, Saturday & Sunday NGS The Old Parsonage tickets will be released soon
    8th, Friday Houghton Weavers Summer Picnic – to book tickets Click Here
    16th & 17th, Saturday & Sunday Rough Runner – to book tickets Click Here
    23rd & 24th, Saturday & Sunday Garden Festival – to book tickets Click Here
    28th – 1st July, Thursday – Sunday Spirit of the Horse – to book tickets Click Here

    July
    8th, Sunday Fairy Tales & Trails Day – to book tickets Click Here
    14th, Saturday NMC Outdoor Concert on the Park – to book tickets Click Here
    19th, Thursday Walled Garden Theatre – The Importance of Being Earnest – to book tickets Click Here
    26th, Thursday The Arley Summer Soiree – tickets will be released soon

    August
    5th, Sunday NGS Arley Hall & Gardens normal daily entry price applies
    23rd, Thursday Walled Garden Theatre – The Tempest – to book tickets Click Here
    25th, 26th & 27th, Saturday, Sunday & Monday Caravan & Camping Rally – to book tickets Click Here

    September
    9th, Sunday Autumn Plant Fair – to book tickets Click Here
    15th, Saturday Firework Champions – to book tickets Click Here
    22nd & 23rd, Saturday & Sunday The Great British Food Festival  – to book tickets Click Here
    28th, 29th & 30th, Friday – Sunday Galloway Antiques Fair – to book tickets Click Here

    October
    7th, Sunday Wedding Open Day – to book tickets Click Here
    14th, Sunday Mushroom Walks – to book tickets Click Here

    November
    13th & 14th, Tuesday & Wednesday Shopping Spectacular – to book tickets Click Here

    December
    1st – 6th, Saturday – Thursday Christmas Floral Extravaganza - tickets will be released soon

  • Mon
    07
    May
    2018
    Sun
    04
    Nov
    2018
    The National Tramway Museum Crich Tramway Village, nr Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5DP

    A great day out for all the family, including your dog!

    Open daily until 4th November 2018 from 10.00am.

    For full details of opening times, see

    https://www.tramway.co.uk

     

  • Mon
    01
    Oct
    2018
    Tue
    22
    Jan
    2019
    Heritage Centre, Roe Street, Macclesfield SK11 6UT

    Recorded Information: 01625 423535
    Enquiries: 07871 422937

    Tickets
    • can be purchased on the door, subject to demand
    • can be booked in advance at cinemac.org.uk
    • can be purchased in advance at the box office in the half-hour before any performance

    Giftcards
    • can be purchased online at cinemac.org.uk
    • can be purchased from the box office  in the half-hour before any performance

    Cinebar
    Our auditorium Bar is open 30mins before screenings (subject to the film being shown, and at live by satellite events). Tea, coffee, prosecco, wine, beer and spirits are available and may be taken into the auditorium.

    Sunday 30 September

    THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS (12A) [1hrs 45mins] 2.30, 5.15, 8.00

    Monday 1 & Tuesday 2 October

    THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS (12A) [1hrs 45mins] 5.15, 8.00

    Wednesday 3 October

    THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS (12A) [1hrs 45mins] 11.30, 2.00

    Thursday 4 October

    THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS (12A) [1hrs 45mins] 5.15, 8.00

    Friday 5 October

    A STAR IS BORN (15) [2hrs 15mins] 4.45, 8.00

    Saturday 6 & Sunday 7 October

    A STAR IS BORN (15) [2hrs 15mins] 1.30, 4.45, 8.00

    Tuesday 9 to Thursday 11 October

    A STAR IS BORN (15) [2hrs 15mins] 4.45, 8.00

    Coming Soon:

    National Theatre Live

    Thursday 27 September: KING LEAR 7.00

    Thursday 1 November: ALLELUJAH! 7.00

    Monday 5 November: ALLELUJAH! 2.00

    Thursday 20 November: THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE III 7.00

    Thursday 6 December: ANTONY & CLEOPATRA 7.00

    Thursday 31 January: I'M NOT RUNNING 7.00

    Live From The London Palladium

    Thursday 29 November: THE KING & I 7.00

    Royal Ballet Live

    Monday 15 October: MAYERLING 7.15

    Tuesday 13 November: LA BAYADERE 7.15

    Monday 3 December: THE NUTCRACKER 7.15

    Royal Opera Live

    Tuesday 22 January: THE QUEEN OF SPADES 6.45

    All listed films and live by satellite events now bookable at cinemac.org.uk

     

  • Sun
    04
    Nov
    2018
    The National Tramway Museum Crich Tramway Village, nr Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5DP

    Crich Tramway Museum offers a great day out for all the family, including your dog!

    Open daily until 4th November 2018 from 10.00am.

    For full details of opening times, see 

  • Sat
    01
    Dec
    2018
    12 noonMarket Place, Macclesfield

    Macclesfield’s countdown to Christmas will begin with the big switch on event held on Saturday 1st December from 12pm.

    Local bands will be providing stage entertainment and there will also be Christmas market stalls, a craft fair, a chance to visit Father Christmas in his Town Hall grotto until 3:30pm, face painting, carol singers, children’s entertainment, a Father Christmas parade and a fantastic firework display following the switch on at 5pm.

  • Thu
    06
    Dec
    2018
    5:30 pmMarket Place, Macclesfield

    It may a be a few months away, but time seems to travel so much faster at this time of year – and Macclesfield Town Council are already making plans for Christmas 2018.

    As part of the celebrations, everyone is invited to gather together on Thursday 6th December at 5:30pm, to remember loved ones, around the Market Place Christmas Tree – and to sing carols and reflect on their memories – at what can be a challenging time of year for many.

    Helena Gowler, Community Engagement Officer for Macclesfield Town Council said ‘Last year we moved the event from the Crematorium to the Town Centre. We had all the bad weather on one day; snow, sleet, high winds and driving rain. Despite that, St Michael’s Church opened up to offer a warm welcome and over 600 people braved the weather to come together and remember their loved ones, demonstrating that there is a real need for this type of event in the Town.

    On the lead up to the event, people are invited to write a message on a star which will be hung on the tree before the get together. Stars can be collected from the Visitor Information Centre, the United Reformed Church, Park Green, St Michael’s Church, Macclesfield Cemetery Office and Santander on Mill St. They must be returned to one of these hubs by Friday 9th November so that they can be prepared and hung on the tree.

    People are encouraged to come along to the event on the 6th December to see all of the memory stars on the tree, to join in with the carols led by All Hallows Catholic College, and reflect in memory of someone special.

    Mayor of Macclesfield, Cllr Adam Schofield