As all good things do, Dreamland Imaginarium‘s stint in Manchester is coming to an end. You have just under two weeks to escape into the immersive world at Regent Retail Park with your little ones, before it closes on April 2. Weekend plans sorted!
So, what exactly is Dreamland Imaginarium?
Dreamland Imaginarium is exactly what it sounds like: an imaginarium full of children’s dreams brought to life across four different zones. Designed for children aged 1–7 years old, these realms – Dreams of Flight, Underwater Enchantment, Monster’s Midway, and Fantastical Flora – are home to the likes of (friendly) monsters, birds, fish and flora, and have an abundance of space to run, crawl and daydream. The venue makes use of an abundance of sights, sounds, scents and texture to encourage development in a fun way. There are more relaxed sessions too, for those who would benefit from lower capacity and lower sound – those tickets are available here.
In the Dreams Of Flight room, your child will be able to jump and ‘fly’ with the birds in a game that uses technology and motion sensors to trigger a surprise. In Underwater Enchantment, they’ll play within the ball pit, filled with shimmering ‘pearls’, and test their colour and number skills with an interactive game, under the watchful eye of Olly the octopus. Get moving at Monster’s Midway, which is not only home to a dance floor, but a huge monster bounce park slide too, plus get competitive with games designed to support the development of fine motor skills.
The welcome lounge – and central point between all other zones – is Fantastical Flora, which is filled with flowers, verdant greenery, a cafe and a gift shop. While you enjoy a refreshment, watch over your toddler in the inflatable play space, or instead partake in the scavenger hunt with slightly older ones. So, don’t miss out; keep the kids entertained this week, or next, with a trip to Dreamland Imaginarium.