Summer fun for children at Spinning Gate shopping centre in Leigh

A summer street party with games, arts and crafts, and soft play is being held at a shopping centre.

Spinning Gate shopping centre in Leigh is providing free family fun until Sunday, August 28.

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The timetable is: Mondays, children receive a free mask to decorate and colour; Tuesdays, bring a teddy to story time; Wednesdays, word searches; Thursdays, crafts like sun catchers, crowns, coasters, fuzzy art pictures and magnets; Fridays, giant party games like Connect Four, noughts and crosses, hopscotch, giant dominos and giant Jenga; Saturdays, stencil colouring, giant Union Jack stilt walker, juggler and ribbon dancer; Sundays, soft play sessions.

Children can make masks on Mondays at Spinning Gate shopping centre in Leigh

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Centre manager Karen Cox said: “With the cost-of-living crisis, we all need to watch the pennies and tighten our belts.

"Here at Spinning Gate shopping Centre, we are providing free events and activities for three weeks during the school summer holidays for everyone to enjoy.”