Hoop’s top 5 family activities at The Lowry


The Lowry’s family programme this spring and summer is packed with inspiring and fun entertainment and activities for families. Here’s family app Hoop’s top picks for the upcoming season:


Lookout! It’s Saturday Playhouse

At Hoop we believe strongly that all children should have access to activities that encourage creativity from an early age. Lookout! It’s Saturday Playhouse is a great example of this, helping children view the world in new ways, and providing a fun way to share their creativity.

Time: Runs Saturdays | Venue: The Lookout


The Jungle Book

From generation to generation this classic tale remains a firm family favourite. With live music on stage, this promises to get be a great family day out.

Runs: 02/05/2018 to 06/05/2018 | Venue: The Lyric Theatre


What the Ladybird heard

Julia Donaldson is always top choice at bedtime in our household and this live production of one of her most loved stories promises to delight and wow little fans. We can’t wait to check it out!

Runs: 01/08/2018 to 26/08/2018 | Venue: Quays Theatre


Under 5’s First Steps

Get your kids active in this fun weekly workshop where little ones can wiggle, jiggle and jump along as they explore stories, rhythm and music. Like all the best kids activities this fab class encourages parents to have a go too.

Venue: The Aldridge Studio 2


The Gingerbread Man

We can’t resist this tasty looking production of the Gingerbread Man coming to the Lowry in May. Showcasing puppetry, live action, music and comedy, this is the perfect introduction to theatre for little ones.

Runs: 06/05/2018 to 07/05/2018 | Venue: The Aldridge Studio


This guest blog was written by Hoop, a free app that lists everything going on for kids aged 0-11yrs olds.