Breastival is a day packed full of short talks, debates, discussion and advice plus a host of fun activities for all the family and marketplace.

All events are free to drop-in. Check out what’s on:

Garret Theatre

10.30am – 11.15am – Lyndsey Hookway ( IBCLC, Paediatric Nurse/ Health Visitor, Sleep Consultant)
A talk about preventing infant sleep problems, and tear-free ways to shape positive sleep habits then Q&A

11.30am-12.15pm – Shel Banks (IBCLC, Infant Feeding Coordinator)
A talk about colic, reflux and milk intolerances then Q&A

12.30pm – 1.15pm – Jenny Clarke (Midwife)
A talk about the benefits of skin to skin contact for the newborn and the mother then Q&A

1.30pm – 2pm – Broadway Babies
A fun performance from vocal group Broadway Babies!

2.30pm – 3pm – Rehana Jawadwala from MummyYoga
The unwritten diaries: the journey of a tandem feeding mum

No booking required, just turn up!

The Den

10am- 2pm – Splat Messy Play

10.30am – Baby Ballet

11.30am – Hello Music

12.30pm – Tots Love Music

1.30pm – Coffeetots

Lobby

10 – 2pm – Pram Talks – an interactive audio performance
Each performance lasts 45 minutes.

Created by All Things Considered Theatre Company, Pram Talks is an interactive audio performance for two parents at a time. Parents from across the Northwest have shared with us their stories about the highs and the lows of parenthood. Come and eavesdrop on their conversations as they discuss such things as: Romance after a baby, breastfeeding in public, traumatic births, what they are really thinking during the 3am feed and Post Natal Depression.

Pram Talks invites you to reflect on your own story and to start conversation with the person sitting next to you; by asking the questions you may not thought of asking.

This is a performance for two people at a time. Small babies in prams are also welcome!
You can come with a friend, a partner or a relative or on your own and we will pair you up with another parent.

The performance will involve walking a short distance but you will be guided throughout.

Garret Bar and Theatre

Market Place 10  -2pm

Food and Drink at Storyhouse

The Garret Bar will be open all day for drinks, cakes and pastries
The Kitchen will be open all day. To book a table click here.

Cinema
Spider-man: Homecoming as part of Family Saturdays.
Start Time: 11am
Age Rating: 12A
Duration: 133 mins
£4
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Gallery

BFI Academy Film Premiere: The Game & Flowers in Autumn
Tomorrow 7.45pm

BFI Film Academy is a week-long course for young people ran by British Film Institute at Storyhouse. The course was…

Cinema Eternal Beauty (15)
Online

Bring cinema to your home! Storyhouse Cinema is temporarily closed – but you can enjoy great films at home and…

Cinema Looted (15)

Bring cinema to your home! Storyhouse Cinema is temporarily closed – but you can enjoy great films at home and…

Cinema Mank (12A)

2hr 11 | 1930s Hollywood is re-evaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay for Citizen Kane.

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On Stage Katie Piper: From Surviving to Thriving
Storyhouse Theatre

Join Katie Piper, an ‘icon of her generation’, for an intimate live event where she’ll explore how she went from surviving to thriving, sharing tips on building resilience and self-confidence

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On Stage Sarah Millican: Bobby Dazzler
Storyhouse Theatre

The hilarious Sarah Millican is back on tour with a Bobby Dazzler of a new stand-up show.

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Cinema The Prom (12A)

Directed by Ryan Murphy, The Prom is a spectacular, big-hearted film adaptation of the Tony-nominated Broadway musical. A Netflix original previewing at selected cinemas.

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Miracle on 34th Street (U)

1hr 54 | A warm-hearted remake of the 1947 film. A man hired to be a department store Father Christmas, with the curious name of Kris Kringle, claims to be Santa himself.

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The Polar Express (U)

1hr 39 | On Christmas Eve, a young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express.

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The Grinch (U)

1 hr 29 | A grumpy grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville.

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