Events for March 2015

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...

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...

Salford last pit: Agecroft Colliery and the Great Miners' Strike, thirty years on
Thursday 1 January to Friday 13 March 2015
The exhibition marks the 30th anniversary of the Miners' Strike...

Salford Art Club annual exhibition
Saturday 24 January to Sunday 26 April 2015
A popular yearly event for visitors, the annual Salford Art Club exhibition will present the very best works produced by members...

Salford Then and Now by Swinton Photographic Society
Sunday 8 February to Sunday 10 May 2015
Members of the society used old photographs from Salford's Local History Library and took current images of exact locations, or as close as possible, as they appear today...

Made in Eccles exhibition
Saturday 14 February to Sunday 19 April 2015
Photography students from Eccles Sixth Form Centre have worked on the theme 'A sense of place' for this special exhibition...

Heritage Seed Gathering
Saturday 7 March 2015
An event for anyone interested in seed saving and conserving our local food heritage...

Stitched Up - The Anti-Capitalist Book of Fashion
Saturday 7 March 2015
For International Women's Day - Tansy Hoskins moves seamlessly between Karl Lagerfeld and Karl Marx...

All About Art: with David Lowther
Saturday 7 March 2015
Exploring perspective, tone and mark-making...

Easy Street Big Band
Saturday 7 March 2015
Easy Street Big Band will be playing favourites from great bands of the past including Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Stan Kenton...

Voluntary Rangers at Kersal Dale
Sunday 8 March 2015

Conservation activities to improve the habitat along the river...

Irwell Amble – Wet Earth Colliery
Sunday 8 March 2015

Join the Ranger to explore the story of early coal mining in the Irwell Valley...

Faces and Places Tour: Women of Ordsall Hall
Sunday 8 March 2015
Find out about some of the amazing women who have called Ordsall Hall home in this special tour...

Votes for Women
Sunday 8 March 2015
To mark International Women's Day we welcome back The History Wardrobe...

Meet the Women of Lark Hill Place
Wednesday 11 March 2015
A look at the women who feature in the Victorian Street 'Lark Hill Place' and their fascinating history...

From Bilbao to Manchester: the Basque child refugees of 1937 - Charles Jepson
Wednesday 11 March 2015

In June 1937 a large group of Basque refugee children arrived in Manchester...

Bridgewater Volunteers - Duke's Drive
Wednesday 11 March 2015
Make improvements to the old & new ponds by planting plants, including Yellow Flag Iris and Marsh Marigold to attract wetland wildlife & improve the pond’s biodiversity...

FUTURE CITY - Pixel Pyro
Friday 13 March to Saturday 14 March 2015
Once again Quays Culture bring us the futuristic and fantastic to The Quays with this outdoor interactive virtual pyrotechnic display...

Waterside Food & Craft Market
Saturday 14 March to Sunday 15 March 2015
After a short winter break the tastes, smells and sights of the popular waterside markets returns to The Quays...

Voluntary Rangers at Worsley Woods
Saturday 14 March 2015


Help carry out practical conservation work in the woodland...

Irwell Amble – Between two bridges
Saturday 14 March 2015

Join the Ranger for a walk along the Irwell / Ship Canal, crossing over and into town and returning...

Family activities at Clifton Country Park
Saturday 14 March 2015

Come down for some fun in the woods; creating woodland sculptures and dream catchers...

Voluntary Rangers at Kersal Moor
Sunday 15 March 2015

Heathland Restoration: Cutting back invasive scrub and burning, to maintain heathland...

Science Week Garden Tour
Sunday 15 March 2015
How can a vacuum help you water? How can milk help your plants grow? Find out more in this special garden tour to celebrate Science Week...

Lunchtime Concert
Monday 16 March 2015
Lunchtime Concert featuring Peter Alexander Wilson (Tenor) and Eileen Guppy (Piano) performing a programme of classical songs...

Ordsall Community Garden
Tuesday 17 March 2015
Join Friends of Ordsall Park and Incredible Edible Salford in preparations and planning for spring...

Voluntary Rangers at Kersal Dale
Wednesday 18 March 2015
Help with woodland habitat improvements, it is a great way to have fun, make friends and get fitter...

Teddy Bears Picnic
Wednesday 18 March 2015
Is your teddy ready for a picnic? Wrap up warm, bring your marmalade sandwiches and join us for a Spring picnic in the meadow at Duke's Drive...

Craft Social: Make your own Bathbombs
Wednesday 18 March 2015
Ceri and Amy from the museum will be running this session where you can have a go at making your own bath bombs - a lovely technique to make your own gifts, or a treat for yourself!...

Irwell Amble – Crescent Meadow Walk
Thursday 19 March 2015
Join the Ranger for a one hour gentle walk at the meadows, along Riverside and up to Peel Park...

Voluntary Rangers at Worsley Woods
Friday 20 March 2015
Help carry out practical conservation work in the woodland...

Women in Art
Friday 20 March 2015
As part of the Wonder Women series of events this talk will take a look at female artists and focus on artworks by women in the newly re-hung Victorian Gallery...

In my Ladies Chamber
Sunday 22 March 2015
Come and listen to the gossip as the servant maid describes the goings on at the Hall...

Campaigners, Conductors and Canaries: Salford Women in WW1
Monday 23 March 2015
A new talk looking at the effect of the global conflict on women in Salford, their lives and roles...

Voluntary Rangers on the Irwell River Park
Monday 23 March 2015
Come along and help maintain the towpath along the River Irwell

Call 0161 793 4219 or email rangers@salford...

Salford Youth Concert Band and Manchester Wind Orchestra
Monday 23 March 2015
Salford Youth Concert Band and Manchester Wind Orchestra present a varied programme of music written and arranged by composers including Gustav Holst, Percy Grainger, Peter Graham and Dan Price...

Painting Course with Charles Hickson
Wednesday 25 March to Friday 27 March 2015
Learn how to capture the stunning interior of Ordsall Hall in watercolours in this two day workshop led by professional artsit Charles Hickson...

'Red Nelson' the English working class and the making of C.L.R.James
Wednesday 25 March 2015
Christian Hogsbjerg talks about the ten months that the black Trinidadian writer C...

Bridgewater Volunteers - King's Meadow
Saturday 28 March 2015
Help to strip turf & prepare the ground for wildflower seed sowing...

Stained Glass Workshop: Make a Spring Decoration
Saturday 28 March 2015
Find out about the ancient technique of stained glass and make your own Spring themed decoration...

Dementia Havens Family Fun Day
Saturday 28 March 2015
Dementia Havens invites you to take a fresh look at dementia and join the for a fun day at Eccles Town Hall...

Irwell Amble – Two Country Parks
Sunday 29 March 2015

Join the Ranger for a walk from Clifton Country Park in the Irwell Valley,over the moss to Blackleach and return...

Voluntary Rangers at Worsley Woods
Monday 30 March 2015



Become a voluntary Ranger and help carry out practical conservation work in the woodland...

Opening the City's Photo Album
Monday 30 March 2015
An opportunity to look at some of the Museum's collection of photographs of Salford, from the 1870's onwards that have been unearthed as part of the Digital Salford project...

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