Z-access Day

Sunday 16 June

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Age range
For all the family!


Run Time
3 hours

Z-arts invites you to a day filled with creativity and inclusion, celebrating our love of libraries and books in partnership with Manchester’s Festival of Libraries. This special event will feature engaging workshops in dance, drama, music, circus, and arts, tailored to celebrate the diverse talents and interests within our community. We’re collaborating with prominent organisations across Greater Manchester that support children and families with additional needs, we aim to create an enriching experience for all.

At Z-arts, we believe in the power of accessible fun for everyone. Our interactive experience, The 100 Story Hotel, will be open for families to enjoy, with an experienced Story Explorer on hand to support families through the experience.

Z-access is designed to cater especially to families where a member may have an autistic spectrum condition, sensory or communication challenges, or identifies with a disability, the day promises joy and inclusion for all.

Z-access is open and free for all, with a dedicated team of friendly and inclusive facilitators and staff, including a BSL interpreter. We prioritise safe and supported exploration and creativity throughout the day. Colourful maps will guide you on your adventure through various activities within the building. Additionally, we offer a sensory room and a designated time-out space for families seeking a moment of respite or tranquillity.

To ensure an enjoyable experience for all attendees, booking is essential. For further details or to secure your tickets for Z-access feel free to visit Z-arts in person, book online here, or contact the Z-arts Box Office at 0161 226 1912.

For enquiries regarding access, our dedicated Access Officer, Tabitha can be reached at 0161 226 1912 or via email at tabitha@z-arts.org.

There will be a BSL interpreter available throughout the day.


Schedule for the day

Drop in activities between 11am-2pm:

Timed activities:


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Show accessible performances only
Sun 16 Jun 11.00am BSL Interpreted, Relaxed Performance, Autism Friendly Book now

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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