Happy Birthday Parties at Next Arndale

How to book a Party:

Choose your package from the list below and either pop in or give us a call. To secure your party it is £50 deposit which can be paid by popping in or if you give us a call we can send you an online invoice. Check out the bottom of this page for any party extra’s you might like to add to make your party extra special. If you don’t quite have enough children for a party, check out our mini celebration package. 

Party Food:

Party food can be added to each package for £5 per child and includes:

  • An extra 30 minutes per party
  • A slice of Margarira pizza and carrots and hummus or 2 slices of pizza
  • Vanilla Ice-Cream for Dessert 

Alternatively we can provide the following for £5 per child:

  • Sandwiches
  • Carrot sticks and hummus
  • Glittery Popcorn
  • Ice Cream

Or for the Ultimate Unicorn party add our Unicorn afternoon tea for £10 per child. 

Mini Celebration Package:

If you don’t quite have enough children for a party we can still make your visit extra special, with no minimum numbers. We will reserve a table just for you then you will receive the following for just an extra £5 per person, on top of the pot you choose. Also feel free to bring along a birthday cake and our team will present it and sing ‘Happy Birthday’. The £5 per head includes:

  • A Balloon on the seat
  • A Cupcake 
  • A Unicorn Milkshake (or regular milkshake)
  • Popcorn
  • 10% off slime (pot must also be painted)

Please note this package must be booked at least 1 week in advance by giving us a call or email with the £5 per person being paid in advance via an online payment link that we can send you.

Pottery Package:

Children’s Parties start at just £13.50 per head and can take place in your own unique party room which we can decorate for you, or you can decorate the room in your child’s favourite theme. The price per head includes:

  • A pot for each child – to either paint with our ceramic paint (collect 1 week later), acrylic paint (take home the same day), or foam clay (take home the same day for 7 years plus)
  • Your own dedicated party room
  • Party invitations to send to your child’s friends
  • Unlimited squash
  • Ice Cream
  • A keepsake plate for the birthday child, personalised from all their guests.
  • Party games
  • Your own party room for 1.5 hours

Minimum 10 children, maximum 24 children

The Ultimate Unicorn Party 

If you have a unicorn fan then this is the party to choose. This package is £40 per head and includes:

  • Paint a unicorn money box
  • Foam clay a unicorn wooden figurine
  • Make unicorn slime 
  • Decorate a glass unicorn jar
  • Play Unicorn themed party games
  • Party Invitations
  • Your own dedicated party room
  • Unlimited squash
  • Your own party room for 2.5 hours

Minimum 8 children, maximum 24 children

Unicorn Slime Party

If you have a fan of slime and Unicorns this is the package to choose! This package is £15 per head and includes:

  • Create Unicorn Slime- 3 colours per child 
  • Decorate a glass jar with Unicorn embellishments to store slime in 
  • Play Unicorn Bingo
  • Play pin the tail on the Unicorn
  • Take selfies with our Unicorn selfie board 
  • Unlimited squash 
  • Party Invites
  • A keepsake Unicorn plate for the birthday child
  • Your own party room for 1.5 hours

Minimum 10 children, maximum 24 children

Slime and Pottery Party

If you have a slime fan then this is the party to choose. This package is £15 per head and includes:

  • Slime for each child to make and take home
  • Decorate a pot from a selection of our party animal range using paint or foam clay to accompany the slime (we have everything from Unicorns to cars, dogs to rabbits) 
  • Unlimited squash
  • Ice Cream
  • Party Invites
  • A keepsake plate for the birthday child
  • Your own party room for 1.5 hours

Minimum 10 children, maximum 24 children

Baby and Toddler Package

If you are looking for a party for your little one then this is the perfect package for under 5’s, suitable from 1 year old. This package is £15 per head and includes:

  • Listen to the classic story ‘We’re going on a Bear Hunt’
  • Whilst the story is being read you will create an interactive 3D map using sensory materials
  • Once the map has been created we will go on a hunt across the full store playing interactive games as we go until we find our own bears
  • We will the return to insert wishing hearts into our bears and stuff them to bring them alive
  • We will then make a birth certificate for our bears
  • Unlimited squash and water provided
  • Chopped up apples
  • Party Invites
  • A keepsake plate for the birthday child
  • Your own party room for 1 hours

Minimum 10 children, maximum 12 children

LOL themed Party

If you have a LOL super fan then this is the party to choose! This package is £17 per head and includes:

  • Paint 3 freestanding/Wall hanging letters (you’ve guessed it- LOL)
  • We will do LOL doll glitter tattoo on each child
  • Take photos with our LOL themed selfie board
  • Dress up in our brightly coloured wigs and glasses, then take part in a fashion show
  • Play LOL doll bingo
  • Unlimited squash
  • Party Invites
  • Your own party room for 2 hours
  • A keepsake plate for the birthday child

Minimum 10 children, maximum 20 children

The Ultimate Craft Party

Our ultimate craft party is perfect for the super craft fan! This package is £35 per child and includes:

  • An 8inch animal or each child to stuff
  • A heart to make a wish and place inside their chosen teddy
  • A paper bag to decorate for their teddy
  • A party animal pot to paint
  • Make a slime in any colour
  • Paint a glass jar to store slime in
  • The choice of a keepsake plate or teddy outfit birthday child
  • Unlimited squash
  • Ice Cream
  • Party Games
  • Your own dedicated party room for 3 hours

Minimum 8 children, maximum 20 children

Party Extra’s:

Add one of the following, a few or all to make your party extra special. If you’d like to add everything we can apply a 10% discount to the total of your extras

  • Sweet cart without balloons includes: Rainbow drops, Marshmallows, Glittery Popcorn, Unicorn Milkshakes, Rainbow strings, Gummy bears, flying saucers. Up to 15 children is £70
  • Add balloons to your sweet cart for £45
  • Add your child name to our sweet cart- name dependant, please enquire
  • Table Settings include: table clothes, paper plates, and napkins in a theme of your choice, plus coloured crockery £2.50 per child
  • Table balloon stands £15 for 2
  • Ceiling Pom Poms £10
  • Foil Balloons from £3 please enquire
  • Other balloon options available such as stands, please enquire
  • Unicorn soap favours £2.50 per child- includes 3 unicorn shapes guest soaps in a mesh coloured bag or personalised cotton bag ‘with love from (child’ name)’ for an extra 50p per child.

If you have any other requests please don’t hesitate to get in touch

Opening Times

Monday to Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday 11:00am to 5:00pm

Contact Us at the Arndale Centre - Please allow 48 hours for a response

Address

Next, Children's dept

Arndale Centre

100 Corporation Street

Manchester 

M4 3AJ

Tel - 0161 478 9325

 

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