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Ups and Downs
Friday 3 March to Sunday 4 June 2017
Maria Carroll has collaborated with her brother Matt to create works for this exhibition...

Learn to Nordic Walk in Lightoaks Park - 4 week course
Tuesday 16 May to Tuesday 6 June 2017
Lightoaks Park, Irlams O'th Height Salford is a lovely neighbourhood park perfect for Nordic Walking...

Learn to Nordic Walk in Victoria Park 4 week session
Thursday 18 May to Thursday 8 June 2017
Victoria Park, Swinton, Salford is a lovely neighbourhood park perfect for Nordic Walking...

Circus Funtasia at Victoria Park
Wednesday 24 May to Monday 29 May 2017
Traditional family run circus in the heart of Victoria Park...

Lowry Makers Market
Saturday 27 May to Monday 29 May 2017
The Lowry Outlet Makers Market takes up residency on the The Lowry Outlet Mall Plaza this May Bank Holiday weekend...

Blackleach Wildlife Orienteering
Wednesday 31 May 2017
Come along to Blackleach and attempt to navigate your way around the park and solve the clues to the identity of the animals...

Chat Moss Detectives
Thursday 1 June 2017
Join Lydia from the Lancashire Wildlife Trust on a hunt for beautiful little beasties that live in the local park...

#FLOATIEST - A woolly word knitting project!
Friday 2 June to Friday 30 June 2017
Free weekly knitting project...

Irlam Live 2017
Friday 2 June to Sunday 4 June 2017
3 day weekender in the park, includes soulful, legendary and retro music and guests...

UK Chinese Dragon Boat Festival
Sunday 4 June 2017
Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today- as well as the most fun! Up to 10 people paddle each 30' boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and a helm at the tail steering a straight course...

Summer Pruning Workshop
Wednesday 7 June 2017
Come along to our free outdoor workshop and learn from experts at the 'Growing School' about how to prune fruit trees such as cherry, plum and damson and introduce beneficial plants to encourage their pollination...

Creative Writing: Write a Ghost Story at Ordsall Hall
Wednesday 7 June 2017
During this evening workshop you will explore Ordsall Hall and gain inspiration and guidance to start writing your own ghost story...

Wear It Red Barn Dance
Friday 9 June 2017
Learning to Barn Dance is a great way to spend a summer evening...

Friends of Lightoaks Park Fun-Run and Community Picnic
Saturday 10 June 2017
Attention all running families and picnic enthusiasts!

The Friends of Lightoaks Park are delighted to put on their first ever fun-run and community picnic in this beautiful park...

Ngom'o Africa Music Festival
Saturday 10 June 2017
Free African music festival presented by DJ's Blaise Mwami and JuJu...

Gardening at Ordsall Park
Saturday 10 June 2017
Why not keep active outdoors and join a community garden project? The Friends of Ordsall Park invite you to work with them to create a gorgeous garden this summer...

International Festival of Yoga
Friday 16 June to Saturday 17 June 2017
This two-day celebration of everything that encompasses holistic living falls in the week of the International Day of Yoga on 21 June...

Barton Big Lunch
Saturday 17 June 2017
The Barton Big Lunch is a free, health themed community event with activities for families...

Sweet Responsibility by Charlotte Delaney
Tuesday 20 June to Saturday 24 June 2017
This comedy drama about friendship and family is by the daughter of Salford writer Shelagh Delaney...

The Danny - A steamship experience with a unique story
Thursday 22 June 2017
Travel in steam powered, Art-Deco splendour for 5hours along the Manchester Ship Canal taking in beautiful scenery and reminders of the canal's industrial past...

The Three Inch Fools present Romeo and Juliet
Friday 23 June 2017
Five actors, with all manner of musical instruments, present an inventive take on Shakespeare's infamous story of a whirlwind romance and bitter tragedy...

Armed Forces Day at Winton Festival
Saturday 24 June 2017
As part of a national celebration Winton Festival honours the British Armed Forces with a day of live music, exhibitions, the Salford Angels WI tea tent, military memorabilia, stalls, displays and children's activities...

Lowry Makers Market
Saturday 24 June to Sunday 25 June 2017
The Lowry Outlet Makers Market takes up residency on the The Lowry Outlet Mall Plaza this weekend...

Wonderful Wildlife Walk
Saturday 24 June 2017
Listen out for the laughing call of the nuthatch and the drilling sound of the Greater Spotted Woodpecker as you explore Duke's Drive and marvel at the nature that can be found on your doorstep!

There's so much wildlife to experience, so put on your walking boots, grab a pair of binoculars if you have them and join us on this walk of discovery...

Dogs in Salford Festival
Sunday 25 June 2017
Do you own the best dog in Salford, or the scruffiest? No matter who they are big or small, join us for a great day of all things dog at Clifton Country Park...

Annual Balsam Bash
Wednesday 28 June 2017
Join the Bridgewater Canal team at their annual balsam bash as they try to clear as much as they can of the invasive species Himalayan Balsam from Duke's Drive so that native wildflowers can flourish...

Monton Community Festival
Saturday 1 July 2017
Set in a country park, Monton Community Festival is brimming over with family friendly entertainment, live music, dog show, over 100 market stalls selling jewellery, crafts, fashion and gifts...

Ordsall Hall Family Book Day
Sunday 2 July 2017
Take part in Manchester Children's Book Festival at Ordsall Hall by dressing up as your favourite character from a book...

Gardening at Ordsall Park
Saturday 8 July 2017
Why not keep active outdoors and join a community garden project? The Friends of Ordsall Park invite you to work with them to create a gorgeous garden this summer...

The Pink Picnic
Saturday 15 July 2017
Wonderful friendly, family picnic on The Meadows with live music, street entertainers, dancing, children's activities, beer tent, food, displays and little dogs in great outfits, Go-karts and face painting...

Walkden Community Festival
Sunday 16 July 2017
Wonderful local festival with all the best bits! Super slides, live music on a real bandstand, face painting, children's activities, donkey rides, tombola, Go-Karts, food and drink, stalls and side shows...

Ordsall Hall Garden Party
Sunday 16 July 2017
Set in the grounds of the magnificent Ordsall Hall, join us for a splendid summer garden party fit for a Queen...

Ordsall Festival
Saturday 22 July 2017
Traditional community festival with bouncy castles, live music and dancing, food stalls, crafts, displays and exhibitions...

Lowry Makers Market Summer Food Festival
Friday 28 July to Sunday 30 July 2017
The Lowry Outlet Makers Market takes up special residency on the The Lowry Outlet Mall Plaza this weekend...

Kingfisher Trail Festival
Sunday 13 August 2017
Wonderful country park festival featuring live folk music, walks, pond dipping, natural arts and crafts activities, displays and talks...

GrovenorFest
Saturday 19 August 2017
Set in one of Salford's newest parks, simply delightful Saturday afternoon family friend event with live music, face painting, community stalls, bouncy castle and tombola...

Goblin Hunt
Tuesday 22 August 2017
Have you ever hunted for goblins? Dare you join Professor Jigget, the expert goblin hunter on his quest to discover the tree goblins at Riverbank Park...

Silcock's Festival Funfair
Friday 25 August to Monday 28 August 2017
As part of Irlam and Cadishead Festival weekend...

Lowry Makers Market
Saturday 26 August to Monday 28 August 2017
The Lowry Outlet Makers Market takes up residency on the The Lowry Outlet Mall Plaza this August Bank Holiday weekend...

Irlam and Cadishead Community Festival
Monday 28 August 2017
Traditional community festival with evening fireworks...

The Lowry Roundabout at Peel Park
Thursday 7 September to Sunday 10 September 2017
Roundabout is the world's first pop-up, plug-and-play theatre...

Salford's Big Day Out
Saturday 16 September 2017
Wonderful afternoon of events on the civic centre lawn...

Lowry Makers Market
Saturday 23 September to Sunday 24 September 2017
The Lowry Outlet Makers Market takes up residency on the The Lowry Outlet Mall Plaza this weekend...

Lowry Makers Market
Saturday 28 October to Sunday 29 October 2017
The Lowry Outlet Makers Market takes up residency on the The Lowry Outlet Mall Plaza this weekend...

Lowry Makers Market - Victorian Christmas Fayre
Friday 24 November to Sunday 26 November 2017
The Lowry Outlet Makers Market takes up residency on the The Lowry Outlet Mall Plaza this weekend with a Victorian Christmas theme...

Lowry Magical Makers Market
Saturday 16 December to Sunday 17 December 2017
The Lowry Outlet Makers Market takes up residency on the The Lowry Outlet Mall Plaza this weekend with a magical festive feel...

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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