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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...

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...

Paws for Walks on Wednesdays
Wednesday 17 January to Wednesday 27 June 2018
Join Salford's Dog Wardens for a dog walking circuit around The Meadow over the pedestrian bridge, around Peel Park, with a stop for tea and coffee in the Rangers Hut, and then back over to The Meadow...

Off the Beaten Track
Thursday 1 February to Monday 31 December 2018
Salford has an extensive network of traffic-free routes which link in to the Bridgewater Canal and are perfect for leisure, enjoying the wildlife or even a traffic-free way of getting to work...

I Spy the Bridgewater Canal in Salford Trail
Thursday 1 February to Monday 31 December 2018
There is so much to see beside the Bridgewater Canal in Salford...

George's Marvellous Medicine
Tuesday 20 February to Saturday 24 February 2018
Most grandmothers are lovely, kind, helpful old ladies...

Nick Sharratt's Big Draw at The Lowry
Sunday 25 February 2018
Join acclaimed children's writer and illustrator Nick Sharratt to find out how he creates his picture books...

Traditional Afternoon Tea at Salford Museum and Art Gallery
Thursday 1 March to Friday 1 June 2018
Enjoy Afternoon Tea at Salford Museum andArt Gallery and indulge in a selection of delicious sandwiches, homemade scones, cakes and pastries, served with loose leaf tea or fresh ground coffee...

Clean Up Clifton
Friday 2 March 2018
Come and help keep Clifton Country Park beautiful as part of the Great British Spring Clean campaign...

First Steps - The Sleeping Beauty at The Lowry
Friday 2 March 2018
This hour-long, interactive show, specially adapted for children aged 3+, features ballet excerpts from The Sleeping Beauty, performed by Birmingham Royal Ballet's amazing dancers and orchestra, interspersed with scenes in which a storyteller introduces the children to the music and the leading characters, and shares some technical magic...

School's Out
Wednesday 7 March 2018
Help to get the outdoor education areas at Duke's Drive ready for the busy school year ahead with a lick of paint and some wood chip...

International Women's Day Cruise
Thursday 8 March 2018
All aboard the Emmeline Pankhurst boat for a 3 hour round trip departing at 12 noon from Castlefield heading to Salford Quays and back along the Bridgewater Canal ...

SWING NIGHT
Saturday 10 March 2018
Brilliant Swing Night in a gorgeous dance hall setting...

The Kingdom Under The Sea at The Lowry
Saturday 10 March 2018
An enchanting storytelling experience inspired by Japanese folk stories and Opera North's production of Madam Butterfly...

Model Making for TV at Salford Museum and Art Gallery
Monday 12 March 2018
In this workshop you will discover how production designers use models to explain their studio designs to directors...

Matthew Bourne's Cinderella
Tuesday 13 March to Saturday 17 March 2018
Following the sold-out and critical success of The Red Shoes and Sleeping Beauty, New Adventures return to The Lowry with one of their most popular and beloved productions, Matthew Bourne's Cinderella - a thrilling and evocative love story set in London during the Second World War...

The Buildy Uppy Dance Show at The Lowry
Sunday 18 March 2018
From the team that created The Doodle Dance Show, a magical hour of building, music and dancing...

Salford Dance Explosion
Monday 19 March to Wednesday 21 March 2018
Now in it's 10th year, Salford Dance Explosion is a three day dance festival involving around 5000 children from schools and community dance groups from the North West...

HiDDEN8 Group - Our Working Class Movement Library
Thursday 22 March 2018
Isn't it time you said Hi to the HiDDEN?
Discover 8 hidden gems in and around Manchester city centre...

Between Us
Friday 23 March 2018
Two people, one relationship, no script...

A Tiger's Tale
Saturday 24 March 2018
M6 Theatre presents a fantastical new production by the award winning playwright Mike Kenny...

Bungee Jump for The Christie
Sunday 25 March 2018
The Christie Bungee Jump is your chance to take a leap of faith from 160ft in the air at MediaCityUK...

Salford Quays Duck Race
Friday 30 March 2018
Join in the fun this Good Friday as hundreds of bright yellow plastic ducks take to the water at the Helly Hensen Watersports Centre at Salford Quays...

Manchester Duck Race 2018
Friday 30 March 2018
Annual plastic duck race along the River Irwell...

Roe Green Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Saturday
Saturday 31 March 2018
Find the pretty paper mache decorated eggs around beautiful Roe Green and spell out the Easter words to claim your Easter egg prize!

Meet at Roe Green Methodist Church Hall to pick up the Egg Hunt trail map...

Easter Bunny Hunt
Saturday 31 March 2018
Come and look for the trail of Easter bunnies hiding around the park! See if you can solve the clues to find out where they are...

Attrape-Moi! (Catch Me)
Tuesday 3 April 2018
An evening of spectacular tumbling and circus acrobatics, perfect for all the family!
Join Flip FabriQue, a young company of rising circus stars, coming straight from Quebec, Canada...

Wildflower Work at Duke's Drive
Sunday 8 April 2018
The bees and butterflies were very happy with our new wildflower area last year...

The Little Mermaid
Tuesday 10 April to Saturday 14 April 2018
Through spectacular circus and spellbinding original folk songs, this much loved fable is reimagined for the whole family...

Model Making for TV at Salford Museum and Art Gallery
Monday 16 April 2018
In this workshop you will discover how production designers use models to explain their studio designs to directors...

THORN BY TIM KEOGH
Thursday 19 April to Saturday 21 April 2018
June 1972...

Victorian Faux Stained Glass Workshop
Sunday 22 April 2018
Discover the art of making a 'faux glass' panel inspired by Victorian styles and designs...

Peel Park Party
Sunday 22 April 2018
Set in this beautifully restored park this free, family friendly fun day is filled with archery, live music, games, arts workshops, planting, environmental activities, poetry and picnics...

The Great Gatsby Ball
Friday 27 April 2018
An evening of good food, drink dancing and live entertainment in support of the Ceremonial Mayor of Salford's 2018 charity appeal...

SHOEFITI BY BETHAN KITCHEN
Saturday 28 April 2018
This is Newcastle, that's just the way lads are here man...

May Bank Holiday Walk
Monday 7 May 2018
A walk around Clifton Country Park, taking in the sights and sounds of early summer...

Royal Wedding Weekend Funfair
Friday 18 May to Sunday 20 May 2018
To celebrate the wedding of Harry and Megan a fabulous funfair fit for a prince!
3 days of Walters, tea cup rides, swings, burgers, hot dogs and bouncy castles in Salford's most popular park!

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Circus Funtasia
Wednesday 23 May to Sunday 27 May 2018
Back by popular demand Circus Funtasia take up residency at Victoria Park for a week of heart stopping action with the Wheel of Death, clowns, laughter, magic and myhem...

Photography workshop
Sunday 3 June 2018
Join professional photographer, Suzanne Cope at this fabulous workshop...

Salford Mad Pride 2018 - Be Curious about Mental Health
Saturday 9 June 2018
Come and join us for a day filled with fun and creativity to celebrate the many talents of people who are living with mental health in Salford...

Hamlet at Ordsall Hall
Thursday 21 June 2018
The Three Inch Fools are returning to Ordsall Hall to perform one of Shakespeare's most famous and iconic plays in the atmospheric surroundings of the gardens, the ideal setting for an evening of entertainment!

Grab a drink from the bar, find a spot on the grass, thorough down your picnic blanket to watch the show...

Bridgewater Weekender
Sunday 8 July 2018
It's back ! Explore the delights of Salford's Bridgewater Canal as we celebrate the birthday of this much loved local waterway which opened 257 years ago...

Salford Pride - The Pink Picnic
Saturday 14 July 2018
Super-friendly summer afternoon event in the park with live music, food and drink games, children's activities, bouncy castle, face painting, street entrainment and stalls all kinds...

ONCE A YEAR ON BLACKPOOL SANDS BY KARLTON PARRIS
Friday 20 July to Saturday 21 July 2018

Part of Greater Manchester Fringe Festival 2018

Set in Blackpool 1953 Not long After the Coronation, This Real-Life Story is packed with Gritty Northern Comedy coupled with a Heart Breaking Emotional Punch...

Dogs in Salford Festival
Sunday 22 July 2018
Celebrating all things dog shaped...

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