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Refuge Easter Weekender: We Are Family

April 21 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm


This year’s Easter Bank Holiday will be a weekend full of events at Refuge, Manchester.

To curate the final day of the Easter weekender with families in mind, Refuge are partnering up with Bluedot Festival & Our Kids Social on Easter Sunday 21st April.

Families can enjoy Sunday morning, day, afternoon & early evening of children activities, intergalactic entertainment, face painting, space talk, easter egg hunting, print workshop, circus skills & more.

Our Kids Social will host four special Easter activities, all starting from 10am-12pm, held in The Den,
which includes a fantastic Easter Egg Birds of Paradise Trail starting in The Public Bar; an Arts &
Crafts class; a Lino Postcard Printing workshop and a Circus Skills training. Face painters will be
returning again from 10:30am free of entrance.

In celebration of the Lunar Landings anniversary, spot the walkabout alien and spacemen
performers, and explore the themes of science and technology, space, and identity and friendship
with a specially commissioned performance by renowned dancer & choreographer Ruth Jones &
dancers – all from 11.30am.

The Den will welcome back Ruth Perkins from Science Made Simple, to host a day of pop-up science
busking and interactive experiments for both kids and parents to get involved with. Expect plenty of
whiz pop bangs from 12:30pm, free entry.

—Vintage Clothing & Vinyl Market—
12pm – 5pm: Refuge Basement

Treasures, dusty digs & more for all the fashion & music lovers to be bought from stalls & offerings from the likes of Suzy Loves Milo, Dave Fowell aka Lord Chester, Basement Wax, Neil Diablo, Tom Lyn, Paul Thornton, Dig Deep Records, 89 Vintage Clothing, Andy Newens, Irfan Rainy, Chris Crates, Dirty Disco Vintage, Rotation & more!

DJ sets in the public bar in the afternoon will come from A Certain Ratio, Graham Massey, Katbrownsugar and Hughsey aka Paul Hughes & Clarkey aka Clampdown Records.

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April 21
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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