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Everyday Austerity
Wednesday 8 February to Thursday 16 March 2017
Two years of research with families in Greater Manchester by Sarah Marie Hall, gathering personal accounts of everyday life in austerity, has been turned into a series of drawings by North West zine artist Stef Bradley...

Wednesday Walks
Wednesday 22 February 2017
Starting at Clifton Country Park, a two hour walk around the Irwell Valley and / or the mosses beyond, taking in rivers, lakes, old industrial heritage and some lovely wildlife...

Path and Step Improvements - a Bridgewater Volunteers activity
Wednesday 22 February 2017
Become a Bridgewater Volunteer and help us to resurface the path and steps from Westwood Park to the Bridgewater canal...

Tiny Tots Ramble
Friday 24 February 2017
A slow ramble around the park for parents or carers with young children, stopping to look at the donkeys, feed the ducks, jump in puddles, climb aboard the pirate ship or crawl into woodland dens...

A Salute to Glenn Miller and the Big Bands
Saturday 25 February 2017
Great Saturday night entrainment with the popular Northern Jazz Orchestra and their salute to the music and songs of Glenn Miller...

Lowry Makers Market
Saturday 25 February to Sunday 26 February 2017
The Lowry Outlet Makers Market takes up residency on the The Lowry Outlet Mall Plaza this weekend...

Ordsall Hall Wedding Open Day
Saturday 25 February 2017
This Grade 1 listed tudor mansion will be opening its doors to couples searching for their perfect wedding venue...

Chamber Music Salford
Monday 27 February 2017
Peel Hall, University of Salford

Mondays were made for music and these concerts provide the perfect way to unwind after a busy day and escape rush hour...

Wednesday Walks
Wednesday 1 March 2017
Starting at Clifton Country Park, a two hour walk around the Irwell Valley and / or the mosses beyond, taking in rivers, lakes, old industrial heritage and some lovely wildlife...

Robert Turnbull Book Launch - biography of Noah Ablett - an Invisiable Histories Talk
Wednesday 1 March 2017
Climbing Mount Sinai: Noah Ablett 1883-1935 is the first full-length biographical study of one of the most controversial personalities to emerge from the South Wales coalfield in the era preceding WW1...

Pamper & Dine - A charity evening with the Ceremonial Mayor
Thursday 2 March 2017
Enjoy an evening at Salford City College and be truly pampered by the Beauty students...

Tiny Tots Ramble
Friday 3 March 2017
A slow ramble around the park for parents or carers with young children, stopping to look at the donkeys, feed the ducks, jump in puddles, climb aboard the pirate ship or crawl into woodland dens...

At Low Light - weekend course in low light photography
Friday 3 March to Sunday 5 March 2017
Photographic artist Simon Buckley offers a fabulous free, weekend photographic course on techniques needed for working at sunrise and sunset in daylight and street light...

International Women's Day at The Working Class Library
Saturday 4 March 2017
Thank you, Claudia - a talk by Marika Sherwood
Claudia Jones (1915-1964) was born in Trinidad; her parents took her to the US as a child and she was subsequently imprisoned for her political activities and later deported to the UK...

Greater Manchester Walking Weekend - Chat Moss Walk
Saturday 4 March 2017
Be part of the Greater Manchester Walking Weekend event and book onto this 5 mile, informative walk and discover the vast social and natural history of Chat Moss...

Great Manchester Walking Weekend - Clifton County Park
Saturday 4 March 2017
Be part of the Greater Manchester Walking Weekend event ...

The BBC Philharmonic at Ordsall Hall
Tuesday 7 March 2017
Be complete captivated by the magical live music played by an ensemble from the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra's finest musicians...

Willow Weaving - a Bridgewater Volunteers activity
Wednesday 8 March 2017
Become a Bridgewater Volunteer and help expert weaver, Jeff Allen to repair and improve our natural willow tunnel at Duke's Drive Country Park...

Eccles Makers Market
Wednesday 8 March 2017
Try something different this Saturday...

Wednesday Walks
Wednesday 8 March 2017
Starting at Clifton Country Park, a two hour walk around the Irwell Valley and / or the mosses beyond, taking in rivers, lakes, old industrial heritage and some lovely wildlife...

Tiny Tots Ramble
Friday 10 March 2017
A slow ramble around the park for parents or carers with young children, stopping to look at the donkeys, feed the ducks, jump in puddles, climb aboard the pirate ship or crawl into woodland dens...

BBC Philharmonic at Salford Cathedral
Friday 10 March 2017
Join musicians from the world-class BBC Philharmonic for an afternoon of fabulous music and entertaining chat...

Hidden Scars
Saturday 11 March 2017
Victory Outreach Manchester Drama Production Ministry is introducing for the first time on stage:

HIDDEN SCARS

A plungeant blend of thought provoking conflict, family afflictions and spiritual warfare, this electrifying show sees the lives of various characters being challenged and engaged in some of the most current battles of modern society...

Eccles Makers Market
Saturday 11 March 2017

Award winning food, drink, art and craft products are displayed at this wonderful street market in the heart of Eccles...

The BBC Philharmonic at Ordsall Hall
Monday 13 March 2017

Be captivated by the magical sounds of the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra as an ensemble of its finest musicians play in Ordsall Hall's Great Hall...

The BBC Philharmonic at Eccles Town Hall
Tuesday 14 March 2017
Join 14 musicians from the world-class BBC Philharmonic for a morning/afternoon of fabulous music and entertaining chat...

Wednesday Walks
Wednesday 15 March 2017
Starting at Clifton Country Park, a two hour walk around the Irwell Valley and / or the mosses beyond, taking in rivers, lakes, old industrial heritage and some lovely wildlife...

Trevor Fisher Reclaiming the Blanketeers - an Invisible Histories talk
Wednesday 15 March 2017
This month sees the 200th anniversary of the March of the Blanketeers, probably the first attempt at a protest march from a provincial city to Westminster...

Tiny Tots Ramble
Friday 17 March 2017
A slow ramble around the park for parents or carers with young children, stopping to look at the donkeys, feed the ducks, jump in puddles, climb aboard the pirate ship or crawl into woodland dens...

Under The Green featuring Muddy Fingers Fete
Sunday 19 March 2017
Roll up! Roll up! Discover fascinating stories about Worsley Green with the Muddy Fingers Archaeologists...

'We Only Want the Earth'
Wednesday 22 March 2017
Marking the centenary of the Easter rising, WCML explores the life of one of its leaders, James Connolly, socialist, trade unionist, nationalist and revolutionary...

Wednesday Walks
Wednesday 22 March 2017
Starting at Clifton Country Park, a two hour walk around the Irwell Valley and / or the mosses beyond, taking in rivers, lakes, old industrial heritage and some lovely wildlife...

Tiny Tots Ramble
Friday 24 March 2017
A slow ramble around the park for parents or carers with young children, stopping to look at the donkeys, feed the ducks, jump in puddles, climb aboard the pirate ship or crawl into woodland dens...

Lowry Makers Market
Saturday 25 March to Sunday 26 March 2017
The Lowry Outlet Makers Market takes up residency on the The Lowry Outlet Mall Plaza this weekend...

Green fingers - a Bridgewater Volunteers activity
Sunday 26 March 2017
Become a Bridgewater Volunteer and help us rejuvenate the planters at the edge of the aqueduct park by planting a host of attractive summer plants...

Chamber Music Salford
Monday 27 March 2017
Peel Hall, University of Salford

Mondays were made for music and these concerts provide the perfect way to unwind after a busy day and escape rush hour...

The Brigewater Ballads Boat
Tuesday 28 March 2017
Take a cruise into the musical past...

Geoff Andrews James Klugmann, 'The Shadow Man' - an Invisible Histories talk
Wednesday 29 March 2017
Geoff Andrews has researched and published widely on the history of political ideas and movements...

University of Salford Big Band
Wednesday 29 March 2017
Swinton Park Golf Club, off the East Lancashire Road
Tickets are £12 including a hot pot supper and are available from michelle...

Art on the Run
Saturday 1 April 2017
Wild Rumpus invite you to join them on a ridiculous 5k dash through the most beautiful landscape, encountering surprising and fantastical arts installations along a woodland route...

Ordsall Hall Easter Craft Corner
Sunday 2 April to Sunday 16 April 2017
Wonderful, free, drop-in child friendly craft table loaded with exciting and simple crafts you can do as a family...

Spring Foraging at Duke's Drive Country Park
Saturday 8 April 2017
Local naturalist, Dave Winnard invites you to join him on an amazing edible foraging trail, stopping off to sample a delicious foraged soup in the woods...

Rain Song part of Salford Arts Theatre's Childrens Festival
Saturday 8 April 2017
Poppy is a young girl with a particular talent...

The Birthday Gift part of Salford Arts Theatre's Childrens Festival
Sunday 9 April 2017
Polly lives with her Pop and she is very excited for her birthday, Her adventure is about to begin, Join us for this spell binding performance suitable for 4 - 9 year olds...

Let's Make Our Own Monster Adventure part of Salford Arts Theatre's Childrens Festival
Monday 10 April 2017
Join Dommy B (from BBC Rhyme Rockets) the master of rhyme, rhythm and roller coasting in a special, exciting word weaving, tongue twisting story telling epic, where you chose the characters...

Gandey's Circus
Thursday 13 April to Sunday 23 April 2017
Gandeys has cemented its reputation for bringing premier circus productions to venues across the UK...

Bridgewater Bunny Orienteering Trail - Duke's Drive Country Park
Thursday 13 April 2017
Do you want to go on a bunny hunt? Try a free, self-guided trail and test your family's map reading skills on this hunt for the bunnies...

Good Friday Pavement Walk of Witness - Churches Together
Friday 14 April 2017
Churches Together invite you to join the family friendly, Pavement Walk of Witness - a wonderful way of celebrating Easter...

Easter Morning Sunrise Service at The Cross in Prince's Park
Sunday 16 April 2017
Join Churches Together at the Easter Cross in Prince's Park for a ecumenical act of worship at sunrise on Easter Sunday...

Little Hulton's Got Talent
Monday 17 April 2017
Community fun day and live acts on the community stage by talented local youngsters...

Planting for Moths - a Bridgewater Volunteers activity
Sunday 23 April 2017
Become a Bridgewater Volunteer and help plant a variety of night scented plants such as Night Catchfly and Evening Primrose to encourage moths and provide food for their caterpillars

Find out more about becoming a Bridgewater Volunteer by contact Jill Tyson on 7872 808003 or email bridgewatercanal@salford...

Chamber Music Salford
Monday 24 April 2017
Peel Hall, University of Salford

Mondays were made for music and these concerts provide the perfect way to unwind after a busy day and escape rush hour...

From Boothstown to Barton Bridgewater Canal Walk
Tuesday 25 April 2017
You are invited to join the Manchester and Salford Ramblers fro this 6 mile canal side walk from Boothstown to the Trafford Centre followed by a leisurely return journey by boat along the Bridgewater Canal...

Ruth Cohen on Margaret Llewelyn Davies - an Invisiable Histories talk
Wednesday 26 April 2017
This visionary campaigner led the Women's Co-operative Guild between 1889 and 1921 - a period in which it became an outstanding public voice for working class women, and has been described as the 'left wing' of the co-operative movement...

The Red Brick Sessions
Thursday 27 April 2017
Peel Hall, University of Salford

These new free concerts from the BBC Philharmonic use cutting edge technology to change the way you experience an orchestra...

Family Bat Walk in Worsley
Friday 28 April 2017
Free, evening bat walk to see and hear the Bridgewater Pipstrelle and Daubenton's bats in action at dusk...

Lowry Makers Market
Saturday 29 April to Sunday 30 April 2017
The Lowry Outlet Makers Market takes up residency on the The Lowry Outlet Mall Plaza this weekend...

Sounds From The Other City
Sunday 30 April 2017
Sound just the perfect opportunity to discover and celebrate new music and performance at various venues on Chapel Street in Salford...

Family Funfair at Prince's Park
Thursday 11 May to Sunday 14 May 2017
Manders and Hill bring their traditional spring funfair at Prince's Park, Irlam...

The Thrill of Love by Amanda Whittington
Thursday 18 May 2017
Award winning Barton Theatre Company present this dramatic story based on the life of British Femme Fatale, Ruth Ellis...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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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