Muso Baby

Muso baby  is a social prescribing programme; of a series of friendly, interactive, music sessions, led by music therapist, Rachel Swanick for small groups.  The sessions aim to support bonding with your little one, and are an opportunity to meet new people who may have similar experiences to you, whilst exploring the museum’s collections.


For parents and babies (not yet walking). Spaces for this programme are limited and open to referrals through GPs, Health Visitors, and Health and Social Care professionals working with parents experiencing or at risk of postnatal depression and/or anxiety.


All sessions are free and run for 6 weeks


Prior to Lockdown events took place in Manchester Museum, our Autumn sessions will take place online via Zoom, and our New Year sessions will either take place online via Zoom/or onsite depending on government guidance.

For more information or to book a place please contact

Victoria Grant, Family Programme Coordinator

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Bookings are open for the next round of Muso Baby until Friday 23 April 12 midnight, and the next round of sessions commence on Tuesday 27 April 2021

We hope you enjoy participating in these online digital events/activities.

They are for families to participate in together, and we recommend a parent/guardian accompanies their child/ren at all times during the activity.

It is also recommended that you check content and appropriateness for your child/ren in advance of viewing.

Parents/guardians have overall responsibility for the safety and wellbeing of their child/ren.

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