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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...

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...

The power of unity: 150 years of the TUC
Friday 27 April to Thursday 27 September 2018
In 1868 at the Mechanics' Institute in Manchester a meeting took place that became the first successful attempt to bring together the trades unions...

Guided tours of the new Coronation Street set at MediaCityUK
Saturday 26 May to Saturday 10 November 2018
Take a sneeky peek at the new Coronation Street set at MediaCityUK...

Worsley Woods parkrun
Saturday 16 June to Saturday 23 March 2019
Weekly 5km run, walk or jog as part of a national programme by parkrun UK Ltd...

Invisible Histories talk - Film socialists, suffragists, pacifists and cyclists! The Last Clarion House
Wednesday 20 June 2018
This short film is a mix of oral testimonies and archive footage, and is a testament to the early socialist, suffrage and pacifist pioneers in Nelson and their enduring legacy in national and local politics...

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...

MAPAS BIG SING 2018
Thursday 21 June 2018
Back by popular demand for another year, MAPAS (Music and Performing Arts Service) Big Sing 2018 will see over 300 young singers from across the country raise their voices together in celebration of their talents...

Greater Manchester Clean Air Day
Thursday 21 June 2018
National Clean Air Day celebrations take place in Salford at MediaCityUK Piazza, Salford Quays...

Quays CrossFit Open Day
Friday 22 June 2018
Join us for our FREE Open Day discover what CrossFit is all about!

Meet our Head Coach and the rest of the Quays CrossFit team
Have a go and try out our new kit
Find out more about CrossFit
Discover what makes CrossFit such a life-changing work out
Meet other Quays CrossFit newbies
Join and take advantage of our fantastic pre-launch offer...

Get Salford Cycling Bike Revival at Clowes Park
Friday 22 June 2018
Manchester Bike Hire's bike team have a selection of bikes ranging from purpose built child carriers and trailers to electric bikes with child adaptations, free to try out on the day around the park...

The Great Bike Get Together
Saturday 23 June 2018
Split over two venues, Lightoaks Park and Claremont Place Community Garden...

The Big Get Together
Sunday 24 June 2018
As part of a national family picnic celebration in honour of the late Jo Cox, MP...

Bridegwater Volunteers - Down in the Woods
Sunday 24 June 2018
Enjoy working in the great outdoors, learning new skills and meeting new people?
Our environment volunteering activities are a great way to do all three! All abilities are welcome and we provide all the tools and materials...

Roses and Castles - Traditional canal craft session with Fred Worthington
Sunday 24 June 2018
Roses and Castles is the colourful canal folk art that was used to decorate working narrowboats in the nineteenth century...

Bridgewater Volunteers - Fencing Fun
Wednesday 27 June 2018
Enjoy working in the great outdoors, learning new skills and meeting new people?
Our environment volunteering activities are a great way to do all three! All abilities are
welcome and we provide all the tools and materials...

Pen Portraits - Creative Writing Workshop at Ordsall Hall
Wednesday 27 June 2018
Drawing inspiration from the orginal portrait of Mary Markendale who lived at Ordsal Hall in the 1800s, and the historical figures woven into the hall's history, Kim Hutson will help you to devlop your own multi-faceted characters...

Winton Festival at Winton Park
Saturday 30 June 2018
Beautiful setting for this free, family friendly funday with children's rides, bouncy castle, face painting, sports, live music, stalls and tea tent...

Armed Forces Day Parade
Saturday 30 June 2018
Annual Armed Forces Day parade from Duke's Drive to Winton Park...

Royal Academy Takeover
Saturday 30 June to Sunday 24 February 2019
Salford Museum and Art Gallery is taking part in a fabulous nationwide programme of exhibitions, in-conversations and events to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Royal Academy of Arts...

Manchester Fringe Festival shows at the Kings Arms
Sunday 1 July to Tuesday 31 July 2018
The Greater Manchester Fringe Festival arrives at 30 venues across Greater Manchester with hundreds of amazing performances at low-cost ticket prices...

Invisible Histories talk - A conversation with Maxine Peake
Tuesday 3 July 2018
Anne Scargill in conversation with Maxine Peake - the Parkside Pit Occupation of 1993...

Invisible Histories digitisation project - Seeing the hidden, hearing the unheard
Wednesday 4 July 2018
A finale event to celebrate a Salford University-funded digitisation project which - thanks to student involvement - will open up the Library's unique Spanish Civil War collection to a vastly wider audience...

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...

Me and My Dog Health Check On Tour
Monday 9 July to Friday 13 July 2018
Are you as fit as a Butcher's Dog? and is your dog as fit as you think they are? Pooches and people personalised health checks undertaken by the qualified staff from PDSA and the city's' Health Improvement Team...

Craft Social at Salford Museum and Art Gallery - Decoupage Animals
Wednesday 11 July 2018
Our Craft Socials are an opportunity to have a chat with fellow crafters and try your hand at a new craft...

The Wonders of Wildlife - Explore the delights of the Bridgewater Canal
Saturday 14 July 2018
Try and spot the secretive jay and listen out for the explosive call of the tiny wren 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...

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...

Ordsall Hall Garden Party
Sunday 15 July 2018
Set in the grounds of a beautiful Tudor Hall, this annual garden party inludes exhibtions, displays, food, drink, live entetainment and tours of the Hall...

Worsley Village Summer Fair
Sunday 15 July 2018
Worsley Green is a beautiful setting for this traditional summer fair organised by Worsley Village Community Association...

Cibco Coisas at Salford Arts Theatre
Monday 16 July 2018
As part of Manchester Fringe Festival Salford Arts Theatre presents Cibco Coisas...

Pride and Prejudice at Ordsall Hall gardens
Wednesday 18 July 2018
The fabulous Heartbreak Productions make their first visit to the stunning gardens of Ordsall Hall to perform Jane Austen's class 'Pride and Prejudice...

Bridgewater Volunteers - Canalside Clean Up
Wednesday 18 July 2018
Enjoy working in the great outdoors, learning new skills and meeting new people?
Our environment volunteering activities are a great way to do all three! All abilities are
welcome and we provide all the tools and materials...

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...

Walkden and Little Hulton Wellbeing Festival
Saturday 21 July 2018
A celebration of you and your family's health and wellbeing...

Kidz Gang Family Fun Day
Saturday 21 July 2018
Join Victory Outreach Manchester in the park for a family friendly afternoon and enjoy local young people sing, dance and celebrate life...

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

Summer Watersports for Children at Helly Hansen Watersports Centre
Monday 23 July to Friday 24 August 2018
Sensational summer of exciting waterbased acivities designed exclusively for children...

Manic Monoprinting
Wednesday 25 July 2018
Have fun trace monoprinting working with real inks, and real artists...

Twelfth Night at Ordsall Hall gardens
Thursday 26 July 2018
The world's first cycling theatre company, The HandleBards return to Ordsall Hall this summer...

Bring the beach to Salford
Friday 27 July 2018
No matter the weather, spend your summer at the beach...

Salford Triathlon at Salford Quays
Sunday 29 July 2018
Our event offers triathletes of all abilities great racing on fast flat courses around the breathtaking MediaCityUK complex at Salford Quays...

LEGO Mania in Salford Libraries
Monday 30 July to Thursday 23 August 2018
Play LEGO bingo and other LEGO games, or simply build whatever you want from these colouful little bricks and bits...

Romeo and Juliet at Ordsall Hall gardens
Wednesday 1 August 2018
The world's first cycling theatre company, The HandleBards return to Ordsall Hall this summer...

Bee Active - Lightoaks Park
Saturday 4 August 2018
The Friends of Lightoaks Park would like to invite you, your family and friends to our annual Summer Family Fun Day 'Bee Active'...

Family Fun Day at Green Grosvenor Park
Sunday 5 August 2018
Stalls, side shows, donkey rides, bouncy catsles, funfair rides and festival food...

Summer Holiday Camp - St Ambrose Barlow
Monday 6 August to Friday 24 August 2018
Looking for an action packed adventure this summer, organised by quilfied sports coaching staff in a safe environment? Try St Ambrose Barlow High School Summer Holiday Camp for 5 - 12 year olds...

Street Dance Camp
Monday 6 August to Friday 10 August 2018
Got to dance this summer? then join our IDTA qualified Dance Team and dance, learn new moves, create a dance routine and make new friends! Four morning dance sessions includes performance of your dance routine for family on the Friday...

The Time Collector at Ordsall Hall
Tuesday 7 August 2018
From the cobbled streets of Victorian England to the sizzling sands of Ancient Egypt, join Scallwags Theatre Company on an interactive 45 minute journey through time...

Playday at Boothsbank Park
Friday 10 August 2018
Wonderful Playday in the park with have-a-go-bowls, children's arts and crafts,yummy cake decorating, Lancashire Wildlife Trust eco activities, food and refreshments...

GRANDSLAM 2018 at AJ Bell Stadium
Friday 10 August 2018
GRANDSLAM 2018 presenting global icons Simple Minds, The Pretenders and KT Tunstall at the AJ Bell Stadium...

Music and Performing Arts Service Summer School
Monday 13 August to Friday 17 August 2018
The Summer School is led by a team of experienced MAPAS tutors who will aim to make the experience for your child, acreative, inspirational and fun!

With a variety of exciting workshops, imaginative projects and a final performance for friends and family it is sure to be a week to remember...

Minibeast Hunt at Blackleach Country Park
Monday 13 August 2018
Hunt down some extaordinary creepy crawlie critters on our nature trail...

Bring the beach to Salford
Monday 13 August 2018
No matter the weather, spend your summer at the beach...

Teddy Bears Picnic
Thursday 16 August 2018
Ideally suited to all teddy bears under 7 years old and their humans...

The Railway Children at Ordsall Hall gardens
Thursday 16 August 2018
Join us in the gardens of Ordsall Hall as Heartbreak Productions bring to life the classic family story; The Railway Children...

Late Summer Forage - Explore the delights of the Bridgewater Canal
Saturday 18 August 2018
Discover the wonders of foraging with naturalist Dave Winnard, looking at all things edible from elderberries and common hogweed seeds to fragrant pineapple weed...

Incredible Insects - Explore the delights of the Bridgewater Canal
Monday 20 August 2018
Join us on a hunt for some special creatures...

Bridgewater Volunteers - Path Finders
Wednesday 22 August 2018
Enjoy working in the great outdoors, learning new skills and meeting new people?
Our environment volunteering activities are a great way to do all three! All abilities are welcome and we provide all the tools and materials...

Teddy Bears Picnic
Wednesday 22 August 2018
Ideally suited to all teddy bears under 7 years old and their humans...

Pirate Pearl and the Big Blue Monster! at Ordsall Hall gardens
Thursday 23 August 2018
Little Blue Monster Theatre Company present their brand new family friendly production - Pirate Pearl and the Big Blue Monster! in the gardens of Ordsall Hall...

Love's Labour's Lost at Ordsall Hall garden
Sunday 26 August 2018
Folksy Theatre returns to the gardens of Ordsall Hall to perform one of Shakespeare's best loved comedies - Love's Labour's Lost...

Gymnasics and Dance Camp at Ordsall Leisure Centre
Tuesday 28 August to Friday 31 August 2018
Join our qualified British gymnastic coaches and highly qualified dance team for four exciting morning workshops...

Antiques Roadshow comes to MediaCityUK
Thursday 30 August 2018
Fiona Bruce and the team of Antiques Roadshow experts will be waiting to welcome you, so dust off your family heirlooms and dig out those car boot bargains and bring them along for free advice and valuations to visitors...

ROUNDABOUT 2018 at Ordsall Park
Thursday 6 September to Sunday 9 September 2018
ROUNDABOUT returns to Salford for fourth year popping up in Ordsall Park...

Ordsall Festival
Sunday 9 September 2018
Traditional fun day with face painting, live music, arts and crafts, bouncy castles, community stalls, exhibitons and refreshments...

Salford's Big Day Out
Saturday 15 September 2018
Big, bold and brilliant day out on the lawns of the Salford Civic Centre...

Parade in the Park
Sunday 14 October 2018
In aid of St Ann's Hospice, a memory event for children and families...

Irlam Fireworks at Prince's Park
Friday 2 November 2018
Annual firework show at Prince's Park with bonfire,funfair and fabulous 15 minute show...

Buile Hill Park Bonfire Night
Monday 5 November 2018
Traditional Bonfire Night event at Salford's most popular park...

Little Sparks in the Park - Buile Hill Park
Monday 5 November 2018
Delightful, sparkling, low noise, 10 minute firework show designed for younger children and their families...

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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