Things to do in MediaCity

Image credit: David Dixon

There is an exciting lineup of things to do MediaCity this March as Mother’s Day and the Easter weekend approaches.

With activities catering to various interests and budgets, MediaCity promises a vibrant and memorable experience for residents.

Family Fun at Kargo.Mkt

Lego sessions at Kargo.mkt, image taken with permission from Media City’s PR team

Families looking for a day out can kickstart their adventure with free workshops and disco sessions at Kargo.Mkt within Central Bay. This entertainment hub offers a diverse range of activities for kids, making it an ideal destination during school holidays.

These include a Mini Disco with Belle from Beauty and the Beast at Kargo.Mkt and the Good Saturdaze Easter Family Social featuring a family silent disco, Lego sessions, and more.

Families can also enjoy a Busy Bunny Crafty Workshop where little craft enthusiasts can create colorful spring paper flower garlands and delicate paper bunny bags.

Kids can also eat free at Kargo.Mkt during school holidays (T&C’s apply)*.

Activities at Kargo.Mkt, Image taken with permission from Media City’s PR team

‘Unlocking the Quays’ Walking Tours for History Enthusiasts

For avid walkers and history buffs, ‘Unlocking the Quays’ walking tours are scheduled every Saturday and Sunday during Mother’s Day weekend.

These interactive tours provide a fascinating journey through the rich history of Salford Quays, covering everything from the Manchester Ship Canal to the revolutionary development of Media City.

For more information click here.

Arts and Crafts Workshops at Studio Dawn

Arts and crafts enthusiasts can indulge in creativity with macramé and home accessories workshops hosted by Studio Dawn at Quayside.

From crafting a macramé plant hanger to designing eco-resin accessories, these beginner-friendly workshops offer a chance to learn new skills and create unique home decor items. For more information on the macramé plant hanger workshop click here.

For more information on the eco-resin accessories workshop click here.

Theatre Performances at The Lowry

The Lowry Theatre at MediaCity presents captivating theatrical performances for all ages.

‘The (not so) big bad wolf’ offers a re-imagined fairy tale experience, while ‘The Boy at the Back of the Class’ emphasizes the power of friendship and kindness.

Things to do in MediaCity
The Lowry, David Dixon, Geograph

11 Central’s festivities

On March 10, treat your family or a special mother figure to a meal at 11 Central in Central Bay, Quayside.

There is a Sunday roast & breakfast menu with highlights like Beef Wellington and Curried Monkfish, or explore the options on their cocktail menu.

Plus, kids eat for free during school holidays (T&C’s apply)*.

To book a table at 11 Central click here.

Special Mother’s Day and Easter Dining Experiences

Wagamama in MediaCity is treating mothers to a free glass of prosecco or a mindful drink with every main dish on Mother’s Day. MediaCity’s Alchemist is also celebrating with a month-long twisted margarita menu, from Feb 19 –  March 17, they have teamed up with PATRÓN to deliver a twisted margarita menu. Plus, on Mother’s Day (March 10), they are offering a special brunch fit from 10am.

To book a table at the Alchemist click here.

For another activity, consider gifting a unique Gin Making Experience voucher from the award-winning Salford-based Four Sisters Gin Distillery, starting at £60 for two.

Things to do in MediaCity
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Plan Your Visit

To explore the full range of events and offers at MediaCity in March, visit MediaCity’s official website.

See full map of events below for more information.

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