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Age Friendly activities and resources

We have been working hard to develop a series of creative activities and resources you can download and share with a group or work through on your own.


We also offer tailored group virtual visits to the Museum, this new programme is open to care homes, and other organisations who work with any age group from community groups to youth organisations and support groups. These events will be tailor-made for the interests and needs of participants, and will give you the chance to pose your curious questions in advance so our team can answer them during the event.

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Let's Dance

A dance programme for  movers of all abilities.

Manchester Museum partners with Dance Practitioner and Culture Champion Hazel Roy to offer a series of fun, uplifting and age friendly online Dance Lessons.

Tackling Loneliness Network


To Have and to Heal

Engaging with Ancient Egypt, in a physically distanced world.

Needlefelt Workshop

Join artist Lucy Burscough as she takes you through a creative workshop. Inspired by the Museums Botany collections Lucy will teach you how to create stunning images through needle felting.

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Cultural First Aid Kit

Manchester Museum Made to Measure

Creative Care Kit

Keeping Well with Creativity!

These creative care kits have been developed with input from the Culture Champions and resource from cultural venues across the city. 

30 creative and fun activities and workshops that can be completed in the comfort of your own home, in hospital or care centres and homes.

A chance to find out more about Manchester Museum’s spectacular collection of over 4.5 million objects and to meet some of the team of curators who look after it.

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