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Outdoor Events

Upcoming events taking place outdoors.

Great Escape

Take advantage of the Whitworth’s peaceful setting – and some of its wonderful new spaces, such as the beautifully restored Grand Hall – to bring mind and body into healthy alignment.


Great Escape: Walking for Wellbeing

Escape the everyday and explore the art outdoors.  Walking for Wellbeing is an excellent way to get active, explore what’s on your doorstep and make new friends.

Every Tuesday lunchtime 12pm – 1pm for a walk in the park.  We meet at the Parkside entrance of the gallery.


Great Escape: Tai-Chi for Wellbeing

A traditional Chinese internal art for mind and body. Located in our Art Garden, Jian Taiji offer 2 qualified instructors at each class, both with knowledge and experience in Chen Tai Chi gained since 1996.

Comfortable, flat footwear is advised. Sessions will take place indoors during bad weather. Entry is via the Oxford Road entrance. 

Every Wednesday 8.30am - 9.30am


Great Escape: Yoga

No emails, texts, updates or alerts – yoga that takes full advantage of the Whitworth’s peaceful setting.

When the weather is fine, this session will take place outdoors.

Please note: Participants must bring their own yoga mat. Entry is via the Oxford Road entrance. 

Every Thursday 8.30am - 9.45am


The Whitworth @ RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2018

Wednesday 18 July - Sunday 22 July

Come and see us at this year at this year's RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park!

Situated next to the school gardens, the Whitworth Pop up shall be located within a marquee with lots of great craft activities for families to get involved in.  One of the highlights will be the chance to bring some artworks from the collection to life in 3D form by recreating them with paper flowers!  There will be plenty of floral inspired activities for all ages.  On Friday 20 and Saturday 21 July, the artist Luke Adamson, will also be on hand delivering special tours of the school gardens.

We will be located in the GREEN FIELDS AREA.

If you are visiting the show this weekend, please do pop in to see us!