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What to do this Sunday with a 16 and 13 year old around Manchester area ish??

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membershipcard Fri 11-Jan-13 20:27:50

Not shopping, not too expensive, so not chill factore.

Anywhere between Manchester and Preston would be good.


mrsL1984 Fri 11-Jan-13 20:31:15

Museum of science and industry in manchester is free

deleted203 Fri 11-Jan-13 20:31:54

As a history teacher grin I'd highly recommend the Imperial War Museum in Manchester. And it's free. I think they'd both enjoy it as there is a lot to see there.

membershipcard Fri 11-Jan-13 20:40:43

Thanks, will have a look at them both.

RillaBlythe Fri 11-Jan-13 20:43:36

Whitworth Art gallery are doing one of their Colourful Sundays - not sure if teens might be too old/cool for it though (I have infants!).

The paper cuts exhibition on at the City Art Gallery is brilliant.

(both are free)

membershipcard Fri 11-Jan-13 20:53:38

I like the look of The First Cut, not sure what they will think.

Smudging Fri 11-Jan-13 21:00:55

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Clayhead Fri 11-Jan-13 21:01:37

I was about to say the Football museum too - other suggestions all fab IMHO smile

mrsL1984 Fri 11-Jan-13 21:02:10

Aquatic centre? Chill factor e ? Airkix ??

mrsL1984 Fri 11-Jan-13 21:02:38

Sorry dint see chill factor e comment

Foggles Fri 11-Jan-13 21:06:45

Yes, you could visit the Art Gallery to see The First Cut then have lunch in the Printworks and possibly see something at the cinema?

RillaBlythe Fri 11-Jan-13 22:47:23

First Cut followed by Afflecks Palace?

membershipcard Sat 12-Jan-13 13:13:57

Thanks you for all your suggestions.

After all of that we are going to the Royal Armouries in Leeds!

I hope we get to The First Cut before the end of January though as it looks fab.

membershipcard Sun 13-Jan-13 17:53:15

The Armouries was a hit. smile

I will keep the others noted.

This is part of the bigger plan to reduce DS's screen time/ lack of interest in anything that isn't on a screen at home!

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