Discover the fun and exciting activities and events we are running across all our venues during Whit Half Term!

What’s On:
Crown
Make a Crown

Monday 30 May 2022 | 11am to 3pm
£3 per child, booking required

Craft workshop for families.

In the week of the Platinum jubilee, make yourself a crown fit for a king or queen!

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Family Friendly Tours

Tuesday 31 May 2022 | 11am, 1pm & 2pm
FREE, drop-in, no booking required

Learn more about this amazing building and its history from one of our knowledgeable guides on a family friendly tour of the Hall.

Tours will start at 11am, 1pm & 2pm.

Please arrive promptly so that the tour can start on time.

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Meet the Servants

Wednesday 1 June 2022 | 11am, 1pm & 2pm
£1.50 per participating child, booking required

Meet a servant from Ordsall Hall and find out about her busy life. You will also have the chance to make a beeswax candle to take home.

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Child
Victorian Toys

Tuesday 31 May 2022 | 10am, 11am, 1pm & 2pm
FREE, drop-in session, £1.50 to take home a spinning top craft (must be booked in advance)

What did Victorian children play with? Discover how different toys were in the past to the ones we have today and have a go with some Victorian toys yourself! Take away a spinning top to decorate at home!

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Decorate your own Armour

Wednesday 1 June 2022 | 10am, 11am, 1pm & 2pm
£3 per participating child, booking required

Craft workshop for families.

Take a look at our suit of armour on the blue stairs and have a go at decorating your own!

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Jubilee Jamboree

Various dates & times, see below
£1, no booking required

Ensure your little kings and queens celebrate in style at our jubilee-themed craft session. Decorate a crown and bunting and get party ready!

Date Time Venue
Monday 30 May 10:00am – 12:00pm Cadishead Library
Wednesday 1 June 2:00 – 4:00pm Lower Kersal Library

A fun session for all the family. Children of all ages are welcome, but activities are especially perfect for children aged 4-8 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Paint Party

Wednesday 1 June 2022 | 10:30 – 11:30am | Broughton Library
£1, booking required

Paint a ceramic hot air balloon decoration to take home.

Children of all ages are welcome, but activities are most suitable for children aged three years and above. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Party Animals

Various dates & times, see below
£1, no booking required

Stories and crafts. Listen to some storytime treats, with some yummy crafts to follow.

Date Time Venue
Tuesday 31 May 10:30 – 11:30am Swinton Library
Tuesday 31 May 2:00 – 3:00pm Pendleton Library
Friday 10 June 10:00 – 11:00am Ordsall Library

A fun session for all the family. Children of all ages are welcome, but activities are especially perfect for children aged 4-8 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Samba Percussion Workshops

Various dates & times, see below
£1, booking required

Fancy dabbling in some drumming? Then summon the spirit of carnival with Music and Performing Arts Salford (MAPAS) and make some noise!

Date Time Venue Booking
Monday 30 May 10:30 – 11:30am Walkden Library Book workshop
Monday 30 May 2:00 – 3:00pm Eccles Library Book workshop

Children of all ages are welcome, but most suitable for children aged 4-8 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Synchro
Synchro Training Camp

Monday 30 May to Wednesday 1 June, 9am to 1pm, Irlam & Cadishead Leisure Centre
£10, pay at reception upon arrival

Synchro training camp for existing club members.

Camp running from Monday 30th May to Wednesday 1st June, 9am to 1pm.

Session will include:

  • 9am to 12pm – 2 lanes in large pool
  • 12pm to 1pm – land training

Please bring swimming gear, mats and water.

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Half Term activities

Monday 30 May to Wednesday 1 June, 10am to 2.30pm, The Den, Walkden
£1 per child, per session, booking required

Our SCL half term activities programme is back for young people aged 8-16 years at The Den.

Come along and join in a range of fun activities this Whit half term. Activities will include multi-sports, arts and crafts, console games, pool, table tennis and much more.

Sessions running from:

  • 10:00am to 12:00pm
  • 12:30pm to 2:30pm

For more information, please contact chloe.pearson@scll.co.uk.

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