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

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...

Beer, Ballards and Boats
Saturday 8 July 2017
Local historian Mark Charnley and Broadside Balladress Jennifer Reid explore the history and hospitality of several establishments in Monton ...

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...

Bridgewater Weekender - Summer Saturday
Saturday 15 July 2017
Set in a country meadow in the heart of Monton, this family friendly event includes environmental activities, live music, crafts, bug hunting, walks along the canal and games...

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 Summer 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...

Worsley Festival
Sunday 16 July to Wednesday 2 August 2017
This festival starts with a Summer Fair on Worsley Green
Festival cruises on Wednesdays 19 July and 2 August followed by afternoon tea at the library...

Wild Trees, Tinctures and Tonics
Saturday 22 July 2017
Team-up with naturalist, Dave Winnard on this foraging walk to find some natural ingredients that can be used for drinks and remedies...

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...

Peel Park Children's Activities
Tuesday 1 August 2017
Try out some traditional summer games and sports with the park ranger...

Friends of St Mary's Park Summer Fayre
Saturday 12 August 2017
Traditional yet small summer fayre organised by the Friends Group, with coconut shy, tombola, hook-a-duck, bouncy castles, sports, games and children's activities...

Salford By The Sea
Saturday 12 August 2017
Seaside themed family fun day with donkey rides, Punch & Judy, face painting, bouncy castle, brass band, ice cream and sand pit...

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...

Moth Night at Duke's Drive
Tuesday 15 August 2017
Did you know that there are 50 times more moths than butterflies? so your chances of seeing them on our first ever Moth Night are really high!
This event includes a talk on moths, setting moth traps and painting the trees with a sugary liquid moths just can not resist!

Session runs 9pm to 11pm...

Moths Up Close at Duke's Drive
Wednesday 16 August 2017
Out first ever moth morning session to learn about these amazing little creatures...

Bridgewater Beasties
Wednesday 16 August 2017
Will you be fast enough to catch a fluttering butterfly or stealthy enough to surprise a wolf spider lurking in the grass?

Bug hunting equipment supplied, but bring a net if you have one and a drink...

The Meadows Children's Activities
Thursday 17 August 2017
Brilliant bug hunting, let's find out what lives in the pond!
Meet at the entrance to The Meadow off Meadow Road, Salford M7 1PA

Groups must book via emailing rangers@salford...

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...

Saturday 19 August 2017
Brilliant local park, brilliant local event...

Peel Park Grand Opening
Sunday 20 August 2017
Lavish grand opening event for this newly refurbished Victorian park on The Crescent...

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...

Peel Park Fire Garden
Friday 13 October 2017
Dress warmly and join us as the flames dance amongst the trees...

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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