Monday 20th May – Elmer Day – Poynton Library


On Monday 20 May at 10.30-11.30am celebrate the 30th birthday of Elmer, everyone’s favourite patchwork elephant. Wear your brightest clothes and join the team at the library for stories, games, crafts and songs.  £1.00 per child, please book in advance.

May Half Term – Right to play around the world – Quarry Bank Mill


Discover the different ways children find to play wherever they live.

Join them 11am-4pm on certain days for activities and games and learn about the differences in children’s lives in different parts of world. More info:

22nd May onwards – Bring your own baby comedy – The Lowry


Parents can now enjoy some of the best comedians the UK has to offer and not worry about childcare. There is soft flooring, toys and more for baby as well as plenty of helping hands to make everyone’s day out as relaxed and fun as possible. More info:

Friday 31st May – Giant Games – Poynton Library


On Friday 31 May at 2.00-4.00pm enjoy giant versions of popular games such as Snakes and Ladders, Twister, and Jenga. Free; no need to book. Families welcome.

Saturday 1st June – Teddy Bears Picnic – Dunham Massey


If you come down to Dunham today, you’re in for a big surprise – Bring your favourite teddy and a scrummy picnic for an unBEARlievably PAWsome afternoon of games, music and teddy bear fun! For more info: