Family-Friendly Events Coming Up (11 – 29 June)

Half Term is over for most people, so it’s time to pick yourself up, dust yourself off and start filling up the diary for the rest of June. Here are some family-friendly events coming up this month – including the 10 day Barnaby Festival, featuring loads of space-themed events for adults and children of all ages.

Saturday 11 June 9.30–10.15am
Baby & Toddler activities
Quarry Bank Mill
Storytelling & Play Session. Booking essential

Sat 11 – Sunday 12 June, 1–3pm
Family Weekend
Manchester Art Gallery
A full weekend dedicated to families – explore, create and have fun

Sunday 12 June, 11am – 4pm
The Acorn Trail
Staircase House, Stockport
A squirrel has left acorns all around Staircase House! Explore the rooms and see how many you can spot

Friday 17 – Sunday 26 June
Barnaby Festival
Bi-annual Macclesfield arts festival – this year’s theme is ‘Space’
Lots of shows & events for children

17th June, 11-11.45am, 1pm-1.45pm
Messy Milliners
Messy play session with a hatting theme, suitable for babies and early walkers. Booking essential
Hatworks, Stockport

Saturday 18 June, 2pm
Bosley Rose Queen Fete
& Fell Race
A fun family day out.
Bosley St Mary’s Primary School, Leek Road
Bosley Village

Sunday 19th June, 1pm & 3pm
The Girl & the Giraffe
A little girl is surprised when she comes face to face with a giraffe!
The Lowry
Salford Quays

Tuesday 21 – Wed 22 June
Royal Cheshire County Show
The biggest agriculture show in the Northwest, countryside celebration

Friday 24 June, 2pm – 3pm
Mad Hatter’s Arts & Craft Club
Arts and crafts for babies up to 2 years of age. Booking essential
Hatworks, Stockport

Friday 24 June, 10.30am – 12pm
Experitots – Materials
Creativity sessions for children under 6, with puppets & storytelling
Museum of Science & Industry

Saturday 25 – Sunday 26 June
Arley Garden Festival
Plenty for garden enthusiasts, plus face-painting, rides & playzone

Sunday 26th June, 11am – 4pm
1940s Family Fun Day
40s themed Day and celebration of ‘Armed Forces Day’
Stockport Museum, Stockport

 Sunday 26 June, 10.30am – 4.30pm
Discovery Day at Quarry Bank
Storytelling, swings, garden games, tree climbing and more
Quarry Bank Mill

Wednesday 29 June, 1.30 – 2.30pm
Meet Cressida Cowell at Simply Books
Author of How to Train Your Dragon.
Stockport Plaza