It’s that time of year when there are two glorious weeks off school. JLife rounds up well-known characters from stage, book and computer screen that can be found in and around Manchester this spring break (4th – 15th April).
The Legoland Discovery Centre in the Trafford Centre has launched The Lego Movie 4D: A New Adventure just in time for the school holidays. Featuring the characters from 2014’s blockbuster, the new film sees Emmet and his friends visit a strange new theme park. Audiences experience water, fog and wind along with the characters, bringing you closer to the action and providing a very special cinema experience.
Pac-Man may have been a big hit in the 80s, but the little yellow disc is making a comeback at the Museum of Science and Industry, along with other familiar characters. PLAY it! Manchester is taking place from 25th March to 17th April and invites gamer girls and boys to experience over 180 systems and thousands of computer games to play.
Tatton Park is celebrating 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl and this spring break, you will arrive just in time for to go in search oof Danny the Champion of the World in the Gardens, Fantastic Mr Fox at the Farm and Matilda in the Mansion, which all open on 25th March.
The Stage is Set
Take your pick from two productions at The Lowry. The Horrible Histories experience comes to life from 5th-9th April – choose from their new shows, the Groovy Greeks or Incredible Invaders. Later in the month from 11th-13th April, The Cat in the Hat arrives, turning a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure.