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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 park side 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 park side entrance. 

Every Thursday 8.30am - 9.45am

 

Outdoor Art Club

New for Autumn!

 

Outdoor Art Club under 6s

Every Saturday (term time only), 10:30am-12noon. Free, no book necessary.

Play based sessions designed especially for little explorers set in our beautiful park. Try mud painting, water play, den building, bug hunting and lots more led by artists and forest school practitioners.

No need to book just come along*

 

Outdoor art Club over 6s

Every Saturday (term time only), 12:30pm - 2pm. Free, no booking necessary.

Sessions especially for bigger adventurers and led by artists and forest school practitioners. Explore our park through hands on games and creative activities. 

No need to book just come along*

 

Other Events:

Three Gems of Manchester

Sunday 18 November

Checkpoint: Whitworth Park

A running and walking event.  For more details see the Three Gems of Manchester Event Page