A World Inside a Book launch event

9 Feb, 10 Feb
Various times

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Age range
0 - 8 years old


Run Time
50 Minute Immersive Exhibition plus entrance to the Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler films and arts and crafts activities

Join us for the grand opening of the UK’s first 3D technicolour exhibition of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler stories!

As well as visiting the immersive exhibition where you can spot the Gruffalo, Zog, the Highway Rat and more, you can:

  • Watch screenings of the storybook films, including The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s Child, Room on The Broom, The Highway Rat
  • Meet the Gruffalo
  • Get creative with our dedicated arts and craft activities
  • Get an exclusive goody bag

If you can’t make it to the launch, don’t worry! There are lots of other dates to visit the exhibition. Find out more here.

Exhibition created by Discover Story Centre


10.00am to 5.30pm Arts & craft activities
10.00am to 10.50am Exhibition performance
10.30am to 10.55am The Highway Rat (film screening)
11.00am to 11.40am Gruffalo appearance
11.15am to 12.05pm Exhibition performance
11.30am to 11.55am Room on the Broom
12.15pm to 12.55pm Gruffalo appearance
12.30pm to 12.55pm Stick Man (film screening)
1.00pm to 1.50pm Exhibition performance
1.30pm to 1.55pm The Gruffalo (film screening)
2.00pm to 2.40pm Gruffalo appearance
2.15pm to 3.05pm Exhibition performance
2.30pm to 3.55pm Gruffalo’s Child (film screening)
3.15pm to 3.55pm Gruffalo appearance
3.30pm to 4.30pm Exhibition performance
4.40pm to 5.20pm Gruffalo appearance



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Show accessible performances only

Times displayed in grey may be sold out or not currently available. Alternatively workshops may be locked for Bright Sparks Members and require a log in.

Getting there

Z-arts, 335 Stretford Road
M15 5ZA
Greater Manchester

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