Children’s and families Spring half-term holiday activities in Manchester

With the Spring Bank holiday fast approaching, we have two great activities planned, details of which you’ll find below.

With the Spring Bank holiday fast approaching, we have two great activities planned, details of which you’ll find below.

Easter holidays update

We had a wonderful sunny day for our horse riding session during Easter which all the children thoroughly enjoyed! We also gave families as well as children and young people lots of details about our new IMCYP courses at our information sessions. Places are getting booked up for the first courses in June but please do contact us if you would like to take part.

Spring bank holiday events

Event: Chill Factore Ski Lesson Chill Factor E
Date: Tuesday 26th May
Time: From 2:45pm until approx 5pm
Cost: FREE

With funding from Disability Snowsport UK we are able to offer this exciting opportunity to six visually impaired youngsters age 6 to 16!

If you’d like to try skiing then this fun taster session is the perfect starting point to get a feel for the snow. The friendly, fully qualified instructors will help you find your snow legs!

The lesson will take place on the beginners slope and will introduce you to the slopes, the equipment and some sliding techniques. Please arrive on time as we will need to prepare you with your equipment! Skis, boots and helmets will be provided but please bring your own long socks, gloves and warm clothing.

TamiEvent: Guide Dogs Family Experience Day
Date:Wednesday 27th May
Time:10.30am -3pm
Cost: FREE

Join us for a family Guide Dogs Experience day at the Atherton Guide Dog Training School (Gibfield Park Avenue,Atherton,M46 0SU).

This will be a day where the whole family can experience what it could be like to own a guide dog at some point in the future.

The day includes welcome introductions by both Blind Children UK and Guide Dogs, a tour of the training centre including demonstrations, a practical hands-on guide dog experience for all the family and a question and answer session.

We hope you will have a fun and informative experience. Bring a picnic lunch and there will be plenty of time for families to chat, relax and discuss any areas of concern they may have.

 

Numbers for both events are VERY limited to ensure that everyone has as much time as possible to enjoy the very best experience. Please book ASAP. For further information or to book a place on any of the upcoming activities please call Fiona on 0161 8721234 or e-mail: fiona.mcmullen@henshaws.org.uk.

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