There are loads of great things on across the town this week.

Here are five of our picks...

Cinderella at Oldham Coliseum Theatre

Fairbottom Street


SUITABLE for children aged from three upwards, performances run until Saturday, January 12. On Saturdays performances are at 10.15am, 2.15pm and 7.30pm. Oldham Coliseum is well-known for its excellent traditional pantomime. Each year, the Coliseum serves up the perfect panto recipe - excellent actors, singers and dancers dishing out the very best in festive traditional fun that's great for kids and not-so-grown-up grown-ups.

Manchester Climbing Centre

St Benedict’s Church, Bennett Street, Manchedster

Manchester Climbing Centre is constructed in a beautiful converted Victorian church with metres upon metres of climbing fun! There are acres of climbing for experienced climbers, and instructed sessions available to book for novice climber. A full programme of regular kids clubs is available for your little ones too!

Copster Park

Hollins Road


Copster Park is a recreation area in Medlock Vale. It has a good sized playground and two fields. There is also playground equipment for disabled children including basket swing, hammock swing, three-metre high bridge with wheeled access, tunnel slides, and embankment slides.

Heaton Park

This is a huge park with a number of facilities including a public golf course and a small farm that is great for young children.

Cockfield Farm

Cockfields Farm Lees Road, Ashton

Online review of Cockfields are as follows: “Great day out for the kids. We love going to cockfield farm. My kids love seeing the animal and with lots of activity like washing pigs and holding snakes there is always something to do.”

“Great day out: We visited today. We had a lovely day. The staff were so friendly and welcoming. Each time we have visited there has always been something extra added on. The kids love it. Thanks.”