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Halloween Spooktacular

Halloween Spooktacular
It’s spooky time down at the Forum and Wythenshawe town centre. Activities start at 11.30am with spooky stuff – exotic animals and scary stories – in Forum Library and finish with a gruesome Ghostly Gala in Forum Hall from 5.30pm. Admission is by wristband, available from the concourse on Sat 19 October and Sun 20 October between 1 and 3pm. Tel:  0161-935 4020.  Read More →

Bonfire and firework event 2013 Wythenshawe Park

Bonfire and firework event 2013 Wythenshawe Park
Organised fireworks displays and bonfires in Manchester For 2013, there’s so much on offer as part of Manchester City Council’s bonfire celebrations. Free entry to all bonfire events. Stay safe, please do not bring your own fireworks, sparklers or alcohol. At three sites across the City (Platt Fields Park, Wythenshawe Park and Heaton Park), a range of stalls will be offering food and... 

Wythenshawe children benefit as Kelloggs pledges two million free breakfasts

Wythenshawe children benefit as Kelloggs pledges two million free breakfasts
Trafford Park-based food giant Kelloggs has launched a blitz on child hunger in deprived areas and Wythenshawe schools are feeling the benefit. Kelloggs has stepped up its breakfast crusade to ensure no child goes to school hungry by promising to donate two million meals to school breakfast clubs. In research commissioned by the company, 28 per cent of teachers reported an increase in children attending... 

HELP US GET OUR BIKES BACK

HELP US GET OUR BIKES BACK
WYTHENSHAWE WHEELERS APPEAL FOLLOWING WYTHENSHAWE PARK BIKE THEFT Wythenshawe Wheelers needs your help to get back two expensive bikes stolen from Wythenshawe Park last month. Thieves stole 17 bikes after cutting through a fence and breaking into a container sometime between Wednesday 28 August and Thursday 29 August. Some of the missing bikes have since been recovered thanks to the efforts of... 

Fully Furnished Victorian Detached Dolls House Charity Raffle

Fully Furnished Victorian Detached Dolls House Charity Raffle
Here is a wonderful opportunity to own a stunning mock, fully furnished Victorian detached dolls house with accommodation over three levels. This could be yours by buying a charity raffle with all proceeds going to the Starlight Children’s Unit at Wythenshawe Hospital. The unit cares for children from birth to 16 years and provides a comprehensive outpatient and inpatient service including a... 

New Event in Wilmslow! Scooters The Race!

New Event in Wilmslow! Scooters The Race!
There is a fab new event in Wilmslow. Scooters The Race! Designed for all children under the age of 8 who can now ride their scooter in a fun, safe and controlled environment. The aim of the event is for children of all abilities and skill levels to come together to have fun and develop confidence on their scooters. Although the racing is exciting, a lot of emphasis is placed on safety, good manners,... 

Singers Needed For Team WFM To Enter Manchester singing competition Open Mic UK 2013

Singers Needed For Team WFM To Enter Manchester singing competition Open Mic UK 2013
Manchester singing competition Open Mic UK have just released their 2013 audition dates, and are calling all singers, singer-songwriters, vocal groups, rappers and solo artists to get involved! Over 9,000 people entered the Manchester singing competition last year, and with a fifteen-date audition tour set in place for 2013, Manchester singing competition Open Mic UK is set to be even bigger this... 

£18m Investment for Extra Care Scheme in Wythenshawe!

£18m Investment for Extra Care Scheme in Wythenshawe!
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG) in South Manchester is delighted to announce that they will be building a landmark Extra Care Housing Scheme following their successful Care & Support Specialised Housing fund bid through the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA). This news was announced by Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb and is the largest scheme announced in the North West today.... 

Fancy a cuppa? historic tea rooms set to re-open at Wythenshawe Park

Fancy a cuppa? historic tea rooms set to re-open at Wythenshawe Park
The historic courtyard cafe at Wythenshawe Park is set to open its doors again after a two-year closure, while long-term funding options were explored. The tearooms – which closed temporarily while a sustainable plan was made for their  future – will now be operated by social enterprise group Sport 4 Life. They will officially re-open on the first day of the Wythenshawe Games –... 

Olympic-inspired event returns to Wythenshawe – and is just what the doctor ordered

Olympic-inspired event returns to Wythenshawe - and is just what the doctor ordered
A community sporting event inspired by the Olympics is back this year in Wythenshawe – and is aiming to beat its record of getting 10,000 residents to take part in its sport and cultural programme. Last year’s Wythenshawe Games was a 9-day community replica of London 2012. The event was so popular – even attracting an 83-year-old ‘virtual’ boxing granny – that more than 10,000 Wythenshawe... 

Role-play buffs stage seventeenth century battle in Wythenshawe for Olympic-inspired cultural programme

Role-play buffs stage seventeenth century battle in Wythenshawe for Olympic-inspired cultural programme
A Wythenshawe stately home is set to become the backdrop for seventeenth century swashbuckling, as role-play fans re-enact the English Civil War as part of an Olympics-inspired cultural legacy event. Pikes, cannon balls and muskets will all be at the ready as Royalists do battle for King Charles I during part of the cultural programme linked to this year’s Wythenshawe Games, on Sunday July... 

The Hallé: Live At Jodrell Bank Observatory

The Hallé: Live At Jodrell Bank Observatory
The Hallé Orchestra invites you to a wonderful Summers evening of classical music under the stars. Stephen Bell will conduct a concert inspired by the stars, including Jupiter and Mars from Holst‘s The Planets, classics from Strauss, Mozart and John Williams, as well as a selection of out-of-this-world film music such as Star Wars, Independence Day, Star Trek, E.T., Apollo 13, Close Encounters... 

Macmillan Coffee Morning SILENT AUCTION

Macmillan Coffee Morning SILENT AUCTION
WORLD’S BIGGEST COFFEE MORNING Macmillan Coffee Morning – Friday 27 September 2013 In the Education & Research Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital at 10 – 12pm We have been given a signed Ryan Giggs No. 11 Manchester United football shirt for this year’s Macmillan fundraising.  County Galleries in Altrincham have kindly framed the shirt with the authenticity certificate – free of charge. ... 
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