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Heaton park has a varied events program. We hope that you decide to visit us and attend some of the events below.

If you require further information please see the links listed by each event below, or e-mail heatonpark@manchester.gov.uk

Festival of Model Trams

Saturday 19 July to Sunday 20 July 2014

We are open in conjunction with the Festival of Model Trams at Boyle St Museum with full size trams operating in the park. Open Saturday 11-7pm, Sunday 11-5pm.

Please note that all events are subject to availability and may change without notice.

For more details please click HERE

Gary Gore Funfair - Come to the Beach.

Saturday 19 July to Sunday 7  September 2014

Gary Gore has been running fun fairs for more than 30 years. His family-run events are a familiar fixture in Heaton Park with Gary's stable of attractions which range from candyfloss and catering kiosks to white knuckle rides and a full selection of fairground favourites which are guaranteed to put a smile on everyone's face.

For more details please click HERE

SkyRide "Big Tour"

Sunday 27 July 2014

This is SkyRide's BIG TOUR' of Heaton and other parks situated to the north of Greater Manchester. The ride leaves Heaton Park and climbs steadily towards Tandlehill Park in Oldham. From there we climb steeply over the Pennines and drop into Saddleworth to arrive at the very welcome midway rest point

For more details please click HERE

Holi One Festival

Saturday 2 August 2014

For the 2nd Year in a row thousands of people come to Heaton, dressed in white,  to share music, dance, performance art and visual stimulation. HOLI ONE brings this unforgettable experience to Heaton Park. 

For more details please click HERE

SkyRide 'Heaton Park Wanderer'

Sunday 17 August 2014

A scenic circular 11 mile route mainly on roads in and around Heaton Park. Heaton Park is situated just four miles north of Manchester city centre and is the city's largest green space, with acre upon acre of parkland and woodlands, as well as miles of traffic-free parkland paths and trails, ideal for safe, relaxing riding. The route ventures out of the park's perimeter to take in some quiet suburban roads. 

For more details please click HERE                                                                             

GM Duathlon

Sunday 24 August 2014

The GM Duathlon is the latest edition to the popular Legacy Event Series and is perfect whether you are a seasoned veteran, a complete novice or if you simply want to tak on a new challenege.

For more details please click HERE

Barrio Festival

Saturday 30 August 2014 to Sunday 31 August 2014

The Barrio Fiesta at Heaton is a two-day free event open to the public. Everyone is invited to attend the fiesta to come an participate in the festivities.

SkyRide - Discover the Beauty of Heaton Park

Sunday 31 August 2014

Explore the traffic-free paths of north Manchester's expansive Heaton Park. You can enjoy the beautiful parkland, with its formal gardens, wildlife and architecture, with plenty of refreshment stops available at the park's many cafes. At three miles, this totally traffic-free route is largely flat, making it perfect for young riders and newcomers to cycling

For more details please click HERE

The Manchester 5k Corporate Run Challenge 2014

Thursday 4th September 2014

A new event coming to Manchester in 2014. Secure your entry today and be part of this great Corporate Run Challenge supporting Arthritis Research UK.

For more details please click HERE

Trans Lancs Rally

Sunday 7 September 2014

he Trans Lancs Transport Show is a family friendly day out featuring classic and modern transport from the North West and beyond

Green Route to Manchester City Centre

Sunday 21 September 2014

The Memory Walk returns to Heaton Park again for 2014 to create a day to remember.

For more details please click HERE

JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes Walk

Sunday 21 September 2014

Join JDRF at Heatom and others around the globe in raising money and taking steps to bring us closer to the cure for type 1 diabetes. This friendly, inclusive event has something for all ages and abilities, from the littlest legs to the briskest power-walkers and runners.

For more details please click HERE

Alzheimer's Society Memory Walk

Sunday 27 September 2014

A 9 mile out and back route starting from Heaton Park using traffic-free paths and suburban roads right into the heart of Manchester City Centre.  Along the way the route cuts through Queen’s Park and passes many of Manchester’s fine historic buildings before emerging at the bustling Corn Exchange, formerly The Triangle, for some refreshments

For more details please click HERE

Manchester Wheelers Cyclo Cross Races

Sunday 5 October 2014

Join JDRF at Heatom and others around the globe in raising money and taking steps to bring us closer to the cure for type 1 diabetes. This friendly, inclusive event has something for all ages and abilities, from the littlest legs to the briskest power-walkers and runners,

For more details please click HERE

Circus Zyair 

Wednesday 8 October 2014 to Sunday 12 October 2014

Circus Zyair is proud to present a colourful and action packed two hour show with high energy acts from all over the world. The 2014 tour is a dazzling combination of circus, music and laughter. With a heated big top, comfy seating and an electric atmosphere from start to finish Circus Zyair promises to be a truly magical experience for the whole family.

For more details please click HERE

Henshaws Society for Blind People

Sunday 21 September 2014

TBC

For more details please click HERE

SkyRide  'The Big Tour'

Wednesday 8 October 2014 to Sunday 12 October 2014

Circus Zyair is proud to present a colourful and action packed two hour show with high energy acts from all over the world. The 2014 tour is a dazzling combination of circus, music and laughter. With a heated big top, comfy seating and an electric atmosphere from start to finish Circus Zyair promises to be a truly magical experience for the whole family.

For more details please click HERE

BOOM! WHIZZZ! BANG!! Bonfire Night at Heaton Park

Wednesday 5 November 2014

Heaton Park will be home to one of the biggest Bonfire Night displays in the region on November 5. In addition to an epic fireworks display and giant bonfire, a funfair and host of tasty treats will be on offer for families.

Mo-vember Run

Sunday 9 November 2014

Mo Running is created by The Fix UK and proudly supports Movember and their fundraising for Men’s Health and in particular Prostate Cancer UK. Just by signing up to a MoRun means you will make a difference!

For more details please click HERE

A range of organisations and members of the public have provided details of events contained in this publication. Event details can often change at short notice. It is therefore advisable to check with the organisers that the event is going ahead before attending. Whilst every care has been taken in the compilation of this publication, and every attempt made to present up-to-date and accurate information, we cannot guarantee that inaccuracies will not occur. Manchester City Council will not be held responsible for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of any inaccuracy or error within these pages. 

For Details of other leisure based events taking place all over Manchester visit http://www.manchester.gov.uk

You can also visit the Manchester City Council website for information pages that feature a selection of other events taking place in Manchester this year.