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Wythenshawe Games On the Move!

Wythenshawe Games On the Move!
In place of the usual Wythenshawe Games, we are offering a programme of sports & activity throughout the summer holidays, at venues around Wythenshawe. There will be activities for all ages, families, children, older people, plus inclusive sports. The Summersonic sessions for young people will also be a part of Wythenshawe Games on the Move. All sessions must be booked in advance, Wythenshawe... 

Let’s Dance: A dance programme for Museum Movers of all abilities: Friday 18 June, 2-2:45pm

  As part of The University of Manchester’s Community Festival 2021 we invite you to join Manchester Museum for Let’s Dance…   Friday 18 June, 2-2:45pm Let’s Dance: A dance programme for Museum Movers of all abilities We believe that there is no ‘right’ way to dance and that everyone can enjoy and benefit from dance. Dance at any age is a great way to tune up the body in... 

Wythenshawe FM Studios Gradually Reopening

Wythenshawe FM Studios Gradually Reopening
In order to ensure the safety of all of our volunteers:  Shows will be broadcasting live from the studio in stages Week commencing : Monday 17th   May :Breakfast Shows Monday 24th May: Breakfast and Drive Monday 31st Breakfast, Lunch and Drive shows Monday 21st June: All shows subject to board approval and latest Government Advice.  Read More →

THE OTHER SIDE OF MIKE BENNETT This is a new series of films covering known artists from a different angle produced by Grey Area Productions. Today TreTre did her first in a series of People You Might Know for One Thing, But Not Necessarily for Another. The first of this exciting 2 hour series explores the other career of writer, composer, producer Mike Bennett whose wide and diverse credits include... 

COVID-19 – Firefighters urge residents to be safe at home Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) is urging people to make sure they are keeping themselves and their family safe at home following the outbreak of COVID-19. With many people now working from home and schools closed to most children, it is even more important than ever that households are taking the right steps to... 

Sunday Night at The Grand Blackpool

Sunday Night at The Grand Blackpool
Sunday Night at The Grand Blackpool’s best loved variety show Sunday Night At The Grand returns for a fifth year with local funny man Carl Schofield and Friends on 10th March 2019 An evening of unforgettable conjunction with the Lyndene Hotel, Blackpool and Tower Top Entertainments. You’ll be taken through a journey of laughter with some of the North West’s funniest comedians,... 

Cinderella Opera House Manchester

Cinderella    Opera House   Manchester
Pic copyright Phil Tragen Reviewed by Ian Hills Wythenshawe FM 97.2 This magical family pantomime stars Coronation Street’s Connor McIntyre (Pat Phelan) and TV presenter, comedian and actor Les Dennis as the Ugly Sisters, alongside pop star turned theatre star Gareth Gates as Prince Charming. Joining them are CBBC’s Shannon Flynn (Dani’s Castle, Friday Download, Waterloo Road) in the title role,... 

Wicked the Untold Story of the Witches of Oz, Palace Theatre, Manchester

Wicked the Untold Story of the Witches of Oz, Palace Theatre, Manchester
Review by Ian Hills Wythenshawe FM 97.2 A Witch’s broom has been seen parked up by the Stage Door of the Palace Theatre, which can only mean one thing, Elphaba the Wicked Witch of the West, is in the building. When Dorothy famously triumphed over the Wicked Witch, we only ever heard one side of the story. Gregory Maguire’s acclaimed 1995 novel, ‘Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked... 

Kinky Boots UK Tour arrives alive and kicking at the Manchester Opera House

Kinky Boots UK Tour arrives alive and kicking at the Manchester Opera House
Reviewed by Ian Hills Wythenshawe FM 97.2  13th November 2018 Since winning the 2016 Olivier Award for Best New Musical, Kinky Boots is the winner of every major Best Musical award and is the most anticipated show to tour the UK this year. Based on a true story when a London based store specialising in glamour wear for Transvestites and Drag Queens wanted some high heeled boots in men’s sizes... 

Christmas Pudding Dash Sunday 2nd December in Wythenshawe Park

Christmas Pudding Dash Sunday 2nd December in Wythenshawe Park
Hundreds of local people will be pudding their best foot forward for a special event this weekend in aid of St Ann’s Hospice. Families from across Greater Manchester will gather in Wythenshawe Park on Sunday 2nd December to take part in the eighth Manchester Christmas Pudding 5- Mile Dash. The festive race – where Christmas-themed fancy dress is encouraged – comprises a two-lap, flat, off-road... 

New attraction at the Manchester Markets – The Ice Village

New attraction at the Manchester Markets - The Ice Village
Corrie Legends Les Dennis and Connor McIntyre Opened this years Christmas Markets as well as The Ice Village attraction which is brand new to Manchester this year featuring 250 tonnes of hand carved ice sculptures, ice bars, Santa’s grotto and an ice rink – the Ice Village has something for all the family. Set against a backdrop of snow-covered trees and twinkling lights, there is lots... 

Have a happy Halloween and stay safe with Treacle

Have a happy Halloween and stay safe with Treacle
Greater Manchester Police, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service, and other organisations, have joined forces in the Treacle campaign to help Halloween and bonfire night revellers have fun and stay safe. Advice about organising safe ‘trick or treating’, plus information about firework and bonfire safety and the law regarding fireworks, along with educational display materials, are all available... 
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