Half term activities for all the family in Tameside

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Tameside Cultural Services are gearing up for a busy half term holiday week with lots of activities for the whole family to enjoy.
At Tameside Central Art Gallery, Old Street, Ashton, you could be inspired by “Generation Musical Chairs”.This is a new exhibition lets you take part in off-the-wall versions of the traditional parlour game. Movements and physical connections trigger voices, rhythms, melodies and noises from nature. Every chair is different and every game is different.From 11am to 3pm On Wednesday, October 28, there is a family-friendly event day when you will be able to explore the exhibition and take part in activities.
 
Portland Basin Museum will be hosting Jolly Holidays workshops on Tuesday and Thursday (11am to 3pm). These offer artist-led craft activities suitable for all ages and cost 50p each.
 
On Wednesday, you can meet Tommy Atkins: a First World War Soldier at Portland basin between 11am and 3pm and learn first-hand how British soldiers coped on the Western Front.You can find out about the food they ate, they equipment they were given and the uniforms they wore while taking part in trench warfare.
 
On Saturday, October 31, Indigo Moon Theatre Company will be back in Tameside, this time with their production of “Aladdin” with two performances are at the Festival Theatre, Corporation Street, Hyde –  at 11.30am and 2pm.
 
To get in the Halloween mood for the end of October on Wednesday 28 October, you can take part in ‘Woods, Wands and Wizards’ and let the woods cast a spell on you as you gather 
 
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