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Exploring Easter at a History Museum

Looking for something to do in Manchester this Easter? Families with kids of all ages can enjoy a creative and educational family adventure at the People’s History Museum. The museum is hosting the Make Your Mark Easter Banner Bonanza, Banner Bingo, and the Little Suffragette’s Trail from 29th March to 12th April 2024, and admission is free.

Start by exploring the Banner Bonanza exhibition, featuring colorful banners that highlight historic and contemporary activism. Learn about the stories behind these banners, symbolizing the struggles and victories of those who fought for our rights. From trade union banners to modern activist symbols, there’s plenty to inspire visitors of all ages.

Immerse yourself in history as you celebrate the power of protest and discover the stories of individuals who fought for justice and equality. Don’t forget to try Banner Bingo, a fun family-friendly game that challenges you to find images on banners throughout the museum for a chance to win a small prize.

For a hands-on experience, join the Little Suffragette’s Trail with your kids aged 5 to 12. Learn about inspiring women who campaigned for equality throughout history and create your own badge to take home. The museum also offers the Radical Women Trail for older visitors interested in a deeper dive into women’s activism.

After all the exploring, grab a bite to eat at Open Kitchen, offering affordable lunch options starting at £3.50. Easter at the People’s History Museum guarantees a day of learning, fun, and tasty treats for the whole family, perfect for a rainy day in Manchester.

The Little Suffragettes Trail runs from 1st February to 30th December 2024, while the Banner Bonanza and Banner Bingo are available throughout Easter. Don’t miss this opportunity to make your Easter break memorable with a visit to the People’s History Museum.