HOBBYCRAFT Altrincham is aiming to ‘make' summer really special this year with the launch of free activities and workshops for families.

The workshops run from 11am to 3pm at the store on George Richards Way in Altrincham Retail Park.

The dates are as follows -

•?Puppet making : July 30

•?Puppet making : August 13

•?Face painting : August 16

•?Face painting : August 23

•?Puppet making : August 27

•?Face painting : August 30.