Bicycle Maintenance at Eccles Fire Station
Cycling in Winter can be treacherous, so it’s extra important to maintain a functioning bike. This course, run by Transport for Greater Manchester, aims to cover the basics and show you how you can keep your wheels in shape over the cold months. It covers how to make adjustments to your cycle, how to mend a puncture and what tools to use in amongst advice specific to the season. Advance booking is required through Eventbrite and there’s only a few slots left, so get straight on it.
Sat 2 Jan, Eccles Fire Station, 288 Liverpool Road, Eccles, Manchester, M30 0RZ. 10am – 12pm, use rear entrance,

Last Day of Light Exhibitions at MOSI
Sunday’s the last day of a string of exhibitions and activities at the Museum of Science and Industry all themed around light. First up is the Shadow Theatre Photobooth, a prop box full of interesting objects to create shadows with. The Wonder of Light exposes the science behind light and vision and the kaleidoscope workshop gives curious youngsters an opportunity to build their own light tunnels. The real jewel of this exhibition is the Magic Lantern workshops and a demonstration from the Magic Lantern Society (pictured), exploring the delights of this early precursor to cinema.
Sun 3 Jan, Museum of Science and Industry, Liverpool Rd, Manchester, M3 4FP. Tel: 0161 832 2244, 10am – 5pm,

Last Day of Safe at HOME
Safe is an exhibition based the 1995 Todd Haynes film of the same name. The film centres around a housewife who’s allergic to the modern world and the exhibition runs along similar lines. Nine artists have contributed work in a variety of mediums covering the themes of AIDS, the environment and sexual politics. Check out our full preview for further details.
Sat 14 Nov – Sun 3 Jan, HOME, Tony Wilson Place, 2 First Street, Manchester M15 4FN. Tel: 0161 200 1500, 12pm-8pm,

Fri 1 Jan - Sun 3 Jan
Jon Whiteley
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Fri 1 Jan 2016