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Throughout the Easter Holiday MCRactive are commissioning a number of partners to deliver FREE activity for children on who are on free school meals aged 5-16 over the school holidays.

To book on to activities being run by Manchester Libraries or GLL, our leisure provider, please click on the links below. Please note that that the libraries link does require a password and all eligible children in the city would have received this directly. 


Manchester Libraries are hosting numerous Holiday Activities and Food sessions over the Easter Holidays.  Each one is run by a professional facilitator and offers a range of exciting engaging creative activities for 11-16 year olds.  Lunch is also provided.  The sessions last 3.5 hours – 4 hours.  Each one is completely FREE. Numbers are limited on the sessions, so we’d advise you look at the following sessions and book on quick.  They are for 11-16 year olds only. See links below:

Manchester Central Library (St Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD) 
Central Library Link 1  
Central Library Link 2
Central Library Link 3
Central Library Link 4
Gorton Library (Garratt Way, Manchester M18 8HE)

Gorton Library Link 1
Gorton Library Link 2
Gorton Library Link 3
Gorton Library Link 4
Wythenshawe Forum Library (Forum Grove, Wythenshawe, Manchester M22 5RX)
Wythenshawe Forum Library Link 1
Wythenshawe Forum Library Link 2
Wythenshawe Forum Library Link 3
Wythenshawe Forum Library Link 4
Withington Library (410 Wilmslow Rd, Withington, Manchester M20 3BD)
Withington Library Link 1
Withington Library Link 2
Withington Library Link 3
Withington Library Link 4
Newton Heath Library (2 Old Church St, Manchester M40 2JF)
Newton Heath Library Link 1
Newton Heath Library Link 2
Newton Heath Library Link 3
Newton Heath Library Link 4
Miles Platting Community Library (Lower Vickers Street, Miles Platting, M40 7LJ)
Miles Platting Library Link 1
Miles Platting Library Link 2
Miles Platting Library Link 3
Miles Platting Library Link 4


Abraham Moss Sports Hall (Crescent Rd, Crumpsall, Manchester M8 5UF)
Whalley Range Leisure Centre (11-18 Wilbraham Rd, Manchester M16 8GW)
Belle Vue Super Active (Belle Vue Leisure Centre, Kirkmanshulme Ln, Manchester M12 4TF)


National Cycling Centre Link 1 (Stuart St, Manchester M11 4DQ)
National Cycling Centre Link 2 
National Cycling Centre Link 3 
National Cycling Centre Link 4 

Platt Fields Park BMX Track (Mabfield Rd, Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6LA)


Arts & Crafts
- Alexandra Park 
Hulme Park 
Fog Lane Park 

Debdale Park 
Greenbank Park 

Scotland Hall Road 
Boggart Hole Clough
Brookdale Park

Wythenshawe Nature Trail
Wythenshawe Park 

Grow Your Own Food
Platt Fields Park