Events for October 2014

100 Years Ago: Salford at War exhibition
Saturday 15 March to Sunday 15 November 2015
'100 Years Ago: Salford at War', helps uncover some of Salford's unique stories from World War One...

Mud, Sweat and Tears: the story of Salford's allotments exhibition
Sunday 25 May to Sunday 5 October 2014
2014 marks the centenary of the breakout of World War One, but did you know the important part Ordsall Hall had to play?

Visit this family friendly exhibition to find out about the story of Salford's pioneering allotments...

Chapel Street Then and Now exhibition
Saturday 5 July to Sunday 12 October 2014
Manchester visual artist Ian McKay and three community art groups have been exploring the changing face of Chapel Street...

Reincarnated Rubbish exhibition
Saturday 19 July to Sunday 2 November 2014
Reincarnated Rubbish is Val Hunt's critically acclaimed touring solo exhibition...

One Man's Vision exhibition
Saturday 20 September to Thursday 1 January 2015
Local charity, Henshaws Society for Blind People, was set up in 1837 as the result of a legacy left in the Will of Oldham business man, Thomas Henshaw...

Winifred Letts, Salford Poet
Wednesday 1 October 2014
To mark National Poetry Day, Cynthia Greenwood explores the life and work of Salford born nurse and poet Winifred Letts...

Bridgewater Canal clean-up - King's Meadow
Wednesday 1 October 2014
Join the Bridgewater Canal volunteers in completing a path and preparing a wildflower bed...

World War One Talk - Our Boys
Wednesday 1 October 2014
'Our Boys - the impact of the Great War on a Lancashire village' by Jonathan Ali, BBC GMR reporter...

Resin Brooches Workshop
Saturday 4 October 2014
Learn the art of resin jewellery and make a simple brooch...

In my ladies chamber
Sunday 5 October 2014
Come and listen to the gossip as the servant maid describes goings on in the Hall's Great Chamber...

Guitar and Ukulele Workshop
Sunday 5 October 2014
Learn the basics of the guitar and/or ukulele with a professional musician...

Mr Peabody and Sherman - Bring your dog to meet the Stars!!
Tuesday 7 October 2014
A quirky and interactive film experience for you and your pet dog to celebrate the release of the children's Film Mr Peabody and Sherman onto DVD...

British Tarde Unions and the First World War
Wednesday 8 October 2014
John Newsinger, Professor in History at Bath Spa University explores the fascinating and surprising history of the trade union movement, its resilience and development before, during and after the 'war to end all wars'...

The Tudor Child exhibition
Sunday 12 October to Sunday 1 February 2015
This exhibition investigates how Tudor children's clothing demonstrated their place in society and signalled their growing maturity...

Pincushion Teacups
Sunday 12 October 2014
Make your own fabric pincushion in a vintage style teacup...

Craft Social: Air-Hardening Clay Modelling
Wednesday 15 October 2014
Join Lucie Fitzpatrick and make clay pieces that don't need to be fired! Create 2D or 3D decorative or functional pieces that can be painted with acrylic paints and will brighten up any home!...

Sock Toys Workshop
Saturday 18 October 2014
Make your own sock toy with Salford artist Sarah Morris...

Selection from the Collection exhibition
Saturday 18 October to Sunday 8 February 2015
As 2014 is the Chinese year of the horse, which will be going into the year of the sheep (also known as the goat or ram) in February 2015, we are delving into the museum collections to see what we can find featuring these animals to help celebrate Chinese New Year...

A World War One Kitchen
Sunday 19 October 2014
Hear all about 'life in the kitchen' during the First World War...

Creative Writing Workshop - Write a Ghost Story
Sunday 19 October 2014
Explore Ordsall Hall and get inspiration to write your own ghost story...

Night of Neon
Saturday 25 October 2014
Help raise funds for The Christie charity by joining this fun filled 10k walk in Salford Quays...

Ordsall Dead!
Sunday 26 October 2014
Come and join the ghoulish ex-residents of Ordsall Hall, partake in some fiendish crafts and activities and find out some spooky stories...

October Half Term - Make a Felt Monster!
Monday 27 October 2014
Grrrr! Make a monster to scare away those Halloween spooks! This activity will be held at 10...

October Half Term - Spooky Charms!
Tuesday 28 October 2014
Make a charm using natural materials to keep away spooky creatures at Halloween! This activity will be held at 10...

October Half Term - Children's Polystyrene Halloween Printing
Wednesday 29 October 2014
Make some spooky crafts using polystyrene printing...

October Half Term - Halloween Biscuits
Wednesday 29 October 2014
Join us at Salford Museum and decorate some Halloween themed biscuits! This activity is will be held at 10...

Meet the Ghosts of Ordsall Hall
Wednesday 29 October 2014
Hear the spooky stories of Ordsall Hall in our popular and immersive ghost tour! To book please visit our online shop...

Book Launch - Left of the Raising Sun , right for Swan Hunter
Wednesday 29 October 2014
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Halloween Spooktacular and Witches Walk
Thursday 30 October 2014
Spooky family fun from 2:00pm - 4:30pm with Halloween bush tucker trial, gruesome glitter tattoos, ghostly games, bouncy castle, face painting and food...

Meet the Ghosts of Ordsall Hall
Thursday 30 October 2014
Hear the spooky stories of Ordsall Hall in our popular and immersive ghost tour! Suitable for ages 12 and over...

October Half Term - Paper Bag Puppets
Thursday 30 October 2014
Make a spooky paper bag puppet at Ordsall Hall...

Where The Wild Things Are
Friday 31 October 2014
Dare you delve into where the wild things are? Spooky Halloween walk to discover mysterious
things that come alive at night!
Younger children must be accompanied by an adult...

Immortal Love from Shanghai exhibirion
Saturday 15 November to Sunday 15 March 2015
This exciting exhibition is a rare opportunity to see traditional Chinese art brought over especially from Shanghai...

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