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Voices of Revolution
Friday 27 October to Monday 1 January 2018
The world changed in 1917...

The Paintings of David Coulter
Saturday 11 November to Sunday 11 February 2018
A passionate local artist, David Coulter paints scenes of Salford and Manchester that clearly show his love for the cities...

Elf - The Musical
Friday 24 November to Sunday 14 January 2018
Based on the beloved 2003 New Line Cinema hit starring Will Ferrell, ELF is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole...

Tony Warren's Coronation Street
Saturday 25 November to Tuesday 3 July 2018

'Coronation Street is four miles in any one direction from the centre of Manchester...

Christmas Party Tribute Nights at Swinton Park Golf and Country Club
Friday 1 December to Saturday 16 December 2017
Hold the Line, Olly Murs and Tom Jones tribute nights are still available and include dancing, fabulous live acts and delicious three course festival meal...

AJ Bell Jinglefest
Friday 1 December to Friday 22 December 2017
Our 5th year hosting Jingelfest!
Be part of our biggest and best festive season to date!

Ticket price includes three course festive meal, dancing, music and surprise interactive entrainment...

Manchester Water Taxis Rides this December
Friday 1 December to Friday 29 December 2017
Experience something completely new this December...

Worsley Woods in Winter
Friday 1 December to Sunday 24 December 2017
Take a frosty morning walk in Worsley Woods, ideal for dog walkers and family outings...

Festive Afternoon Tea at Salford Museum and Art Gallery
Friday 1 December to Sunday 31 December 2017
Enjoy a festive tea time treat in a delightful setting, over looking Peel Park and the River Irwell...

Aladdin a Traditional Pantomime
Saturday 2 December to Sunday 31 December 2017
Inhouse Professional Theatre and Salford Theatre Company present a traditional family pantomime much loved and enjoyed by all!
Magic lamps, flying carpets, a big baddie and beautiful Jasmine makes this Salford's must see highlight for Christmas...

The Gruffalo
Wednesday 6 December to Sunday 7 January 2018
A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood...

Lightwaves 2017
Friday 8 December to Sunday 17 December 2017
Extraordinary outdoor artworks across MediaCityUK and the Lowry Plaza at Salford Quays...

Take a fresh look at shopping in Salford this Christmas
Saturday 9 December to Saturday 23 December 2017
Support local businesses by shopping in Salford this December...

One Drawing at a Time: Salford and Manchester
Saturday 9 December to Sunday 10 June 2018
Urban Sketching started in Seattle in 2007 to share the world one drawing at a time...

Shaped by Time: Textile 21
Tuesday 12 December to Sunday 4 February 2018
Sunday 1 October 2017 to Sunday 4 February 2018

Textile 21 is a thriving North West contemporary textile group who produce high quality, innovative and creative work using a variety of textile techniques...

A Christmas Killing - An Interactive Murder Mystery event
Wednesday 13 December 2017
A traditional tale given a unique and murderous twist...

Jolly Christmas Postman Storytime and Christmas Crafts
Wednesday 13 December 2017
Let the little ones be entertained for an hour this Christmas while you enjoy a warm drink in peace...

City of Salford Carol Service
Wednesday 13 December 2017
The Right Worshipful Ceremonial Mayor of the City of Salford is delighted to invite you to sing along to traditional Christmas carols with the BBC Philharmonic, Greater Manchester Police band and children from Salford schools...

Festive Lunch at Buile Hill Park Hall
Wednesday 13 December 2017
A three course lunch with festive novelties followed by surprise entertainment...

Kings Arms Pub Quiz
Wednesday 13 December 2017
Quirky quiz night to test your knowledge and win cash prizes...

Riverside Park Festive Sing-a-long
Thursday 14 December 2017
Set near the River Irwell, Riverside Park is a perfect location for a community sing-a-long! Lots of traditional carol singing, festive songs, hot foot and friendship on offer...

Festive Fizz, Fun and Shop
Friday 15 December 2017

As part of our mission to help local businesses, we're hosting a number of small pop-up shops within the Bambino space today...

Carols in the Park
Friday 15 December 2017
Friends of St Mary's Park invite you to join them for carols in the park with the choir from the Bethany Worship Centre...

Christmas Party Night at Buile Hill Park
Friday 15 December 2017
3 course dinner from 7pm followed by a brilliant party night with dancing until 1pm...

The Magical Makers Market at the Lowry Outlet
Saturday 16 December to Sunday 17 December 2017
Located on the Ground Floor near the Waterside Entrance...

Friends of Lightoaks Park Christmas Cracker
Saturday 16 December 2017
Join us in the park for a sing-along to carols with our brass band, visit Santa in his grotto, indulge on delicious mince pies and mulled wine, and be in the chance of winning exciting prizes in our festive raffle...

Eccles Farmers and Craft Market
Saturday 16 December 2017
Getting back to basics with good simple food and handmade crafts...

Christmas Grotto at Ordsall Hall
Sunday 17 December 2017
Come and meet Father Christmas in his magical grotto at Ordsall Hall and receive a gift...

Salford Junior Park Run
Sunday 17 December 2017
A free weekly 2K timed fun run for children between 4 - 14 years old...

Kings Arms Pub Quiz
Wednesday 20 December 2017
Quirky quiz night to test your knowledge and win cash prizes...

Ceroc Addiction Dancing
Wednesday 20 December 2017
Fusion of Salsa, Latin, Ballroom, Tango and Jive...

Meet Santa in his Grotto at Bambino's
Wednesday 20 December 2017
Come and meet Santa in his Grotto...

The Amazing Thing - Lempen Puppet Theatre
Wednesday 20 December 2017
Storyteller Peter Grimm finds a great big wooden box...

The Extraordinary Tale of Holly Christmas
Thursday 21 December to Sunday 31 December 2017
Holly Christmas is clever, fun and fearless; full of energy and ideas, all she wants is for her dad to let some fun into his life and join in her games, but all Dad wants is for Holly to sit down and stay safe...

Creation Nation Christmas Crafts at Bambino
Thursday 21 December 2017
Join us this afternoon for a free crafts session from with the one and only Creation Station!
Crafts activities suitable for little fingers...

Festive Lunch at Worsley Court House
Thursday 21 December 2017
Delicious festive lunch served in a beautiful Grade II building...

Sleepy Stories and Christmas Cheer
Thursday 21 December 2017
The weather outside is frightful and Ordsall Hall is delightful, cosy and warm...

Salford City Football Club V Chorley Football Club
Saturday 23 December 2017
Try something different in the lead-up to Christmas and support Salford City Football Club at Moor Lane...

Kings Arms Pub Quiz
Wednesday 27 December 2017
Quirky quiz night to test your knowledge and win cash prizes...

Ceroc Addiction Dancing
Wednesday 27 December 2017
Fusion of Salsa, Latin, Ballroom, Tango and Jive...

New Year's Eve Dining at Buile Hill Park
Sunday 31 December 2017
Bring in the New Year with family and friends at our New Year's Eve dinner and disco, enjoy a wonderful four course meal...

NYE Glitter Ball at Albert's in Worsley
Sunday 31 December 2017
You shall go to the Ball...

Once Upon a Time
Wednesday 3 January 2018
Special story-rhymetime sessions for young children and their parents and carers in the beautiful surroundings of Ordsall Hall...

Ceroc Addiction Dancing
Wednesday 3 January 2018
Fusion of Salsa, Latin, Ballroom, Tango and Jive...

Mother Goose by Joan Breen
Friday 5 January to Sunday 7 January 2018
Barton Theatre Company's magical Christmas pantomime is Mother Goose by Joan Breen...

Family Sunday at Ordsall Hall
Sunday 7 January 2018
Have a go at a range of fun, hands-on activities that span the history of Ordsall Hall from the 1300's up until the present day...

Once Upon a Time
Wednesday 10 January 2018
Special story-rhymetime sessions for young children and their parents and carers in the beautiful surroundings of Ordsall Hall...

Sunday Tour of Ordsall Hall
Sunday 14 January 2018
If you would like to find out more about the fascinating history of Ordsall Hall why not join one of our volunteers for an informal walking tour of the house?

Tours take about an hour and the story of the Hall is fascinating and suitable to children aged over 8 years old...

Once Upon a Time
Wednesday 17 January 2018
Special story-rhymetime sessions for young children and their parents and carers in the beautiful surroundings of Ordsall Hall...

Sunday Tour of Ordsall Hall
Sunday 21 January 2018
If you would like to find out more about the fascinating history of Ordsall Hall why not join one of our volunteers for an informal walking tour of the house?

Tours take about an hour and the story of the Hall is fascinating and suitable to children aged over 8 years old...

Textile Workshop: Colour onto Cloth
Wednesday 24 January 2018
Join textile artists...

Sunday Tour of Ordsall Hall
Sunday 28 January 2018
If you would like to find out more about the fascinating history of Ordsall Hall why not join one of our volunteers for an informal walking tour of the house?

Tours take about an hour and the story of the Hall is fascinating and suitable to children aged over 8 years old...

Once Upon a Time
Wednesday 31 January 2018
Special story-rhymetime sessions for young children and their parents and carers in the beautiful surroundings of Ordsall Hall...

Meet The Artist: David Coulter
Sunday 11 February 2018
Local artist David Coulter will be working on one of his iconic paintings in the gallery...

Fruit Tree Grafting Wokshop
Sunday 18 February 2018
Under the expert tutelage of Peter Nichol of the Northern Fruit Group, attendees will learn the essentials of fruit tree grafting and have the opportunity to graft three new fruit trees to take home and grow on...

All events and details were correct at the time of publication, but please confirm with the venue or organisers before setting off.

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