PlaceCal Launch & Hulme Winter Lights Switch On

Time: 13.00-18.30

Venue: Church of the Ascension, 108 Royce Rd, Hulme, Manchester, M15 5LA, UK

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Come along to celebrate the launch of PlaceCal, the new community calendar for Hulme & Moss Side, on Friday 1st December. Find out how CityVerve is making a difference with local communities in Manchester and discover more about how PlaceCal works. 

Activities include:

Church of the Ascension

  • From 1:00pm. PlaceCal demos - come give it a go! Drinks and snacks available all day.
  • From 2:30pm. Activities for kids under 5 and adults. Magic mirror photo booth, winter grotto, Mr and Ms Santa, fun bus, face painting, craft sessions.
  • 3:25pm. All go to the park!
  • 4:00pm - 6:30pm. Hot food and more demos.

Hulme Park

  • 3:30pm. Carol singing from local schools.
  • 4:00pm. Winter light switch on.

Z Arts

  • 4:15pm - 6:00pm. Themed activities and workshops for all ages.

Want your organisation to take part on the day? Email

PlaceCal demos and training all day. Want to find out more or join the site? Email Kim:

Organisers/sponsors: PHASE@MMU, CityVerve, One Manchester, Age Friendly Hulme and Moss Side, Manchester City Council, PlaceCal, Geeks for Social Change, Z Arts, Buzz, People First.