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  • Pioneer Wednesday: Toad Lane Science Lab 2

    Take part in experiments and learn about fireworks with a real scientist. Read more

  • Pioneer Wednesday: Upcycle Crafts

    Free drop in activity to turn your rubbish into something brilliant! Read more

  • Pioneer Wednesday: Pride

    A family event to make banners at the museum in the run up to Pride in Greater Manchester. Read more