MediaCityUK’s Summer Weekender
In partnership with Parentfolk, BBC Philharmonic and The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show, MediaCityUK is set to celebrate summer with its first family ‘Summer Weekender’ from Friday 9th August until Sunday 11th August, bringing live music, tasty food, fairground rides and a host of children’s activities to the piazza and gardens.
Parentfolk Summer Beach Club activities including:
- Under the sea mobile making
- Snappy Crab art workshop
- Mermaid Workshop
- Lolly Ice Paper Craft
- Beach Bag designing
- Stories in the Shade
- Face Paints
- Hair and Beauty pop up
Stalls, funfair rides, food carts, licensed bars (including The Botanist and Alchemist pop up bars) and DJs throughout the weekend.
Friday 9th August:
13.30 – 14.10pm: The Gingerbread Man with BBC Philharmonic’s Early Ears
A captivating musical version of The Gingerbread Man story forms the core of this performance, which encourages children to sing, clap and play instruments.
16.00 – 18.00: Disco Mums DJ Set
The all -female Manchester based DJ collective of seasoned clubbers (now proud parents) who, courtesy of the babysitting skills of a team of generously paid helpers, are still out having it and spinning records for all the family to enjoy.
Saturday 10th August:
15.00 – 16.30: The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Club DJ Set
Ahead of his live BBC 6 Music broadcast from Dock House, the legendary actor, host and broadcaster Craig Charles will DJ his funk and soul classics live from the Piazza.
Sunday 11th August:
12.00 – 15.00: BBC Philharmonic string quartet
A chance to sit back, relax and listen to classical music by string players from the internationally renowned BBC Philharmonic who have their home at MediaCityUK.
To book your tickets, click here