Events Programme

Afternoon Tea with the Ceremonial Mayor

Saturday 15 October, 2pm and 3.30pm

Join the Ceremonial Mayor and Consort for afternoon tea in the Ceremonial Mayor's Parlour, Civic Centre, Swinton.
Tickets are £10 per person and are available from

Farmers MarketEccles Farmers Market

Saturday 15 October, 9.30am onwards

Sausages, salami, cheese, pies, preserves and cakes are just some of the tasty treats on sale at Eccles Farmers Market. Falling on the first day of Salford's Food and Drink festival it's a great time to try out a wide range of local produce and enjoy the craft market. It all takes place at The Mall, Eccles Shopping Centre.

Pink Afternoon Tea at The Lowry

Sunday 16 October, 12 noon - 4pm

A glorious way to spend an afternoon in Pier Eight to celebrate the Salford Food & Drink Festival, with delicious pink champagne, sandwiches and cake. Price £20. Book here.

Food and Drink Festival Special at Bella Italia

Saturday 15 October to Tuesday 15 November

Enjoy £10 off 2 main courses when you visit Bella Italia Salford Quays.

This offer cannot be accepted in conjunction with any other offer, voucher, set menu, specials menu, lunch menu, evening menu or Tesco Clubcard Deal token.

Find out more about the voucher by clicking on the photo


cruiseSunday Salford Special Afternoon Tea cruise and commentary

Sunday 16 October, 2pm to 4pm 

Enjoy the sights of Salford Quays whilst relaxing on this luxury restaurant barge with a light commentary provided by the captain. The delightful afternoon tea includes warm Eccles cakes, fresh sandwiches, wraps, quiche and freshly brewed coffee or tea.

The cruise leaves from underneath The Lowry Footbridge outside The Lowry at 2pm and returns there for 4pm. Tickets: £19.95 per person. Book by calling City Centre Cruises on 0161 902 0222.

Sunday Lunch Cruise with City Centre Cruises

Sunday 16 Oct and Sunday 23 Oct, 1pm

Enjoy a four course Sunday roast dinner on board a luxury barge with City Centre Cruises and tour around the city.
Depart from Castlefield on the historic 250 year old Bridgewater Canal and enjoy some of the best water views of Manchester, Trafford, Salford Quays and MediaCityUK.
Tickets: £29.95 per person. Book by calling 0161 902 0222.

victorian sweet shopVisit a Victorian sweet shop at Salford Museum and Art Gallery

Sunday 16 and 23 October, 12.30pm

Pick up some sweets at Mr Tomlinson's Sweet Shop on the recreated Victorian street, Lark Hill Place. Step back in time in this replica of a typical Northern shopping street with a grocer's shop, general store and the Blue Lion pub among others. Free but donations welcome.


glass house menu on tableBrunch at The Glass House, Salford City College

Tuesday 18 October 10.30am to 12.30pm

Enjoy a new, tasty brunch menu at The Glass House Restaurant, Salford City College, Walkden Centre, Walkden Road, Worsley, M28 7QD. Choose from  a selection of sweet and savoury items from £3, with a complimentary tea or filter coffee (pre booking required, quote Salford F&D).  #

Seven course tasting menu at The Glass House, Salford City College

Thursday 20 October from 6pm until 7.15pm

Tantalise your tastebuds with a seven course tasting menu at The Glass House Restaurant, Salford City College, Walkden Centre, Walkden Road, Worsley, M28 7QD for just £12.50 per person. Add in a glass of wine from £3.75 too. Pre-booking required - please quote Salford F&D to book. This offer cannot be used alongside any other offers running at the same time (pre booking required, quote Salford F&D).

the crescent PubThe Crescent Pub

Tuesday October 18 and Tuesday October 25 from 9.30pm

At The Crescent they welcome anyone trying their hand at their regular quiz and offer free sandwiches. Win beer tokens and cash prizes.

Smiths Smith's restaurant

Tuesday October 18 and Tuesday October 25

Jazz up your meal! Listen to Jeremy Sassoon, one of the region's finest musicians on piano and vocals as you dine. Meals and drinks at menu prices, the music comes free. Two courses from fixed price menu are £16 for bookings up to 6.30pm; three courses from fixed price menu for £21.50 after 6.30pm. Tables from 7.15pm, music from 7.30pm. 


Pier eight interiorA Night of Fine Dining at The Lowry

Saturday 22 October

Enjoy live music and a glass of fizz to start the evening in the fabulous Pier Eight restaurant followed by an evening of fine dining. Tickets £49. Book here.


Dinner in Broughton

Every Friday 5pm to 6.45pm

Enjoy a tasty and nutritious two course meal at The Naz Community Hall in Lower Broughton, prepared by a talented young local chef for just £2. Yes, just £2 for a starter and a main course with a good vegetarian option always available.

Sourced in Salford is a local community organisation helping to reduce food waste whilst providing local people with a Friday night treat at a great price. It's all perfectly good food, supplied by FareShare, which would otherwise have gone to waste. Call 07842 589 267 for more info or email