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
Book here

Gallery

Cinema ROH Live: Swan Lake

3hr 20 | The Royal Ballet’s version of this classic love story mixes spectacle, mystery and passion.

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Cinema ROH Live: La Traviata

3hr 40 | In a glamorous and superficial society, a courtesan sacrifices all for love.

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Cinema ROH: Rigoletto

3hr | In a world of decadence and corruption, Verdi’s masterpiece pits power against innocence with devastating effects.

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Cinema ROH: Romeo and Juliet

3hr 25 | Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers experience passion and tragedy in this 20th-century ballet masterpiece.

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Cinema ROH Live: Tosca

3hr 25 | A romance, a tragedy and a thriller – travel to 19th century Rome with Puccini’s passionate, political opera.

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Cinema ROH Live: The Nutcracker

2hr 40 | Enjoy this sparkling ballet as an enchanting, festive treat for the whole family.

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Cinema The Green Knight (15)

2hr 10 | An epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend from visionary filmmaker David Lowery.

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On Stage Transatlantic Sessions
Storyhouse Theatre

We’re absolutely delighted to be able to announce that Transatlantic Sessions, the celebrated folk mega-event featuring some of the most…

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On Stage Teddy Thompson
Storyhouse Theatre

Teddy Thompson is rock and folk music royalty, son of Richard Thompson and Linda Thompson.  We’re delighted to have him…

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On Stage Fireman Sam
Storyhouse Theatre

Join Sam, Penny, Elvis, Station Officer Steele and Norman in an all singing, dancing, action-packed show. You can become a fire-fighter cadet and then watch the magic of the circus.

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