Manchester Jewish Museum

New Year, New Life
Shevat Sunday



Learning Studio


£6 full, £5 concessions, £4 children (tickets include general admission)

As the new year begins, we will be celebrating new starts and new life on the Sunday before Tu B’Shevat.

The 15th of the Hebrew month of Shevat (this year falling on Monday 17 January) is celebrated as Tu B’Shevat – the ‘new year of trees’. It celebrates new life and marks the season in which the first blooming trees in Israel emerge from their winter sleep. Tu B’Shevat is often marked by eating symbolic fruits including grapes, figs, pomegranates, olives and dates.

Learn all about Shevat traditions and history with Dara as you decorate your own small ceramic pots and plant your own herb seeds to take home and grow in the new year.

Tickets for this event include general admission to the museum so feel free to explore our synagogue and galleries or grab some refreshments in our café. Remember, if you have an annual pass or are signed up to our M8 Member scheme you can book on for free!

We’ll be hosting a different activity day for families and people of all ages, exploring different Jewish traditions on the third Sunday of every month. Come down and get hands on in our learning studio

What you need to know

Places are limited so tickets should be booked in advance so we can safely manage distancing and capacity. We can’t guarantee that we will always be able to accommodate latecomers.

Designed for ages 6+ but all ages welcome. Children must be supervised.

We ask that people wear face masks whilst in our building.

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