Events for July 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...

Spirit of '45 from warfare to welfare
Friday 1 May to Friday 25 September 2015
Following the end of the Second World War, the people of Britain elected a Labour government...

Spirit of ’45: from warfare to welfare
Friday 1 May to Friday 25 September 2015
Following the end of the Second World War the people of Britain elected a Labour government...

The Now, The North: Hugh Winterbottom exhibition
Saturday 2 May to Sunday 6 September 2015
Take a journey through Hugh Winterbottom's work from the cityscapes of central Manchester and Salford, out into outskirt towns like Stockport, and into the more rural villages of Derbyshire...

Messengers and Promises exhibition
Sunday 17 May to Sunday 20 September 2015
Animals first entered the imagination as messengers and promises (John Berger 'About Looking')...

Greater Manchester Fringe Festival
Wednesday 1 July to Friday 31 July 2015
Greater Manchester Fringe Festival is back for its fourth year across a number of venues, including 3 in Salford...

Victora Park Summer Band Concert
Sunday 5 July 2015
Enjoy a wonderful summer afternoon and listen to Sale Brass Band play live at the Victorian bandstand in the heart of the park...

A Hundred in One Hundred Minutes
Sunday 5 July 2015
Songs, poems and tales from 100 years of working class struggles – a fundraiser for the Library with ballad singer Jennifer Reid and Manchester University’s Michael Sanders...

Manchester Airshow
Sunday 5 July 2015
Manchester Airshow returns to City Airport and Heliport on Sunday 5 July after 20 years break...

Salford Voluntary Rangers
Monday 6 July 2015
Join the ranger and help with some practical work creating a new footpath on the Three Sisters Local Nature Reserve...

Toddler Walk
Monday 6 July 2015
Join us for a 1 hour walk around the park, followed by refreshments in the visitor centre...

Salford Voluntary Rangers
Tuesday 7 July 2015
Every Tuesday we meet at the Visitor Centre for a day of improving this amazing park...

Tots Nature Walks
Tuesday 7 July 2015
Come and join us in our fun, nature walks in this award winning park...

Spirit of ’45 from warfare to welfare talk
Wednesday 8 July 2015
To coincide with the exhibition 'Spirit of '45', Pat Thane talks on the 1945 radical welfare reforms...

Wednesday Walkers
Wednesday 8 July 2015
A two hour walk around the Clifton countryside, for those who want to be fitter and more active...

Loopline Walk
Thursday 9 July 2015
Gentle 3 mile stroll down the loopline and back again from Parsonage Road to Roe Green...

Opera Gala Night
Saturday 11 July 2015
A night at the opera - favourite choruses and arias, plus some new surprises...

Bridgewater Volunteers - Duke’s Drive, Monton
Saturday 11 July 2015
'Balsam Bash’ – tackle the invasive species Himalayan Balsam & encourage native wildflowers to establish in its place...

Environmental Architectural Umbrella Doodle walk
Saturday 11 July 2015
Join artist Sarah Marsh on these unique sketching walks...

Garden Party
Sunday 12 July 2015
Our annual celebration of the Hall and gardens, fun for all the family!...

Salford Voluntary Rangers
Sunday 12 July 2015
Scrub management and clean up with Friends of Kersal Moor...

Salford Voluntary Rangers
Monday 13 July 2015
Join the ranger for this conservation afternoon...

Opening the Broughton Photo Album
Monday 13 July 2015
An illustrated interactive talk showing some of the old photos we have found of the Broughton and Kersal areas...

Toddler Walk
Monday 13 July 2015
Join us for a 1 hour walk around the park, followed by refreshments in the visitor centre...

Re-Imaging Salford: Multimedia Animation Workshops
Tuesday 14 July 2015
Join artist Mark Haig to help us create an exciting piece of multimedia animation using old photographs of Salford...

Salford Voluntary Rangers
Tuesday 14 July 2015
Join the ranger and help improve the park while making friends and getting some fresh air...

Quays Festival
Tuesday 14 July to Saturday 18 July 2015
QUAYS FESTIVAL will feature international artists Umbrellium with Mini Burble...

Garden History Course
Tuesday 14 July 2015
Five week course charting garden history from Medieval gardens to the present day...

Midweek Afternoon Tea cruise Worsley-Barton Aqueduct circular
Wednesday 15 July 2015
Enjoy a delicious Afternoon Tea as you cruise along the Bridgewater Canal, past the surprising lighthouse and over the world renowned Barton Aqueduct...

WEdnesday Walkers
Wednesday 15 July 2015
A two hour walk around the Clifton countryside, for those who want to be fitter and more active...

Old Docks...New City...MediaCity
Thursday 16 July 2015
An old canal, the legacy of a great port, a soaring high rise city - MediaCityUK - and a new home for Coronation Street...

Foraging event
Thursday 16 July 2015
Join a local foraging expert to look at what to eat and what not to eat from nature’s delicious bounty...

Sing-a-long-a-Bridgewater Cruise
Friday 17 July 2015
Join acclaimed musician Claire Mooney as she takes children under 6 (and their parents) on a floating, fun
musical trip from Worsley to Boothstown and back...

The Art of Origami
Friday 17 July 2015
University of the Third Age present an interesting and diverse programme including a guest speaker on the subject of ”The Art of Origami”...

Salford Voluntary Rangers
Friday 17 July 2015
Join the ranger and help clear vegetation around the benches and entrance ways...

Explore The Moor at Kersal
Friday 17 July 2015
A lunchtime walk to see the wildlife and landscape of this precious site on Kersal Moor...

Bridgewater Weekender
Saturday 18 July to Sunday 19 July 2015
It’s back! The Bridgewater Weekender returns bigger and better with a whole weekend of events and activities to celebrate Salford’s historic canal...

Historic Canal Cruise circular
Sunday 19 July 2015
Cruise the waterways of Manchester and Salford on this 3 hour canal trip, with entertaining historic commentary by New Manchester Walks guide...

Irwell Amble
Monday 20 July 2015
1 hour walk from the meadows along the Irwell...

Salford Voluntary Rangers
Tuesday 21 July 2015
Become a volunteer and work with the ranger to improve this beautiful park...

A Midsummer Night's Dream
Tuesday 21 July 2015
The bike-powered all-male HandleBards troupe return to Ordsall Hall with Shakespeare's madcap tale of fairies, true love and all-out farce...

Wildflower Walk
Wednesday 22 July 2015
Take a gentle midweek evening stroll around Blackleach Country Park, admiring the rich meadow wildlife and wildflowers...

Spirit of ’45 from warfare to welfare talk
Wednesday 22 July 2015
To coincide with the Spirit of '45 exhibition, Keith Flett talks on 'A History of 1945: beyond Ken Loach'...

Wildflower Walk
Wednesday 22 July 2015

A gentle, evening, summertime stroll around Blackleach looking for the rich diversity of wildflowers growing in the park...

Bridgewater Volunteers - Duke’s Drive, Monton
Wednesday 22 July 2015
Help to build a hibernaculum - a shelter for toads, newts, frogs and other wildlife!
Meet in Duke’s Drive car park (off Parrin Lane, Monton)...

Wednesday Walkers
Wednesday 22 July 2015

A two hour walk around the Clifton countryside, for those who want to be fitter and more active...

Founders Walk - Rugby League Football Charity Walk
Thursday 23 July 2015
The Founders Walk is a 120 mile walk visiting each of the original founder clubs when Rugby League was first established in 1895...

Den Building
Thursday 23 July 2015
Come along and try your skills at den building...

Tiny Bikers
Friday 24 July 2015
Using the balance bikes on soft ground, your child gains confidence and learns how to ride without the use of stabilisers...

Park Riders
Friday 24 July 2015
A gentle ride around the paths at Clifton, keeping off road and enjoying the summer sunshine and wildlife...

Park Riders at Clifton
Friday 24 July 2015
A gentle ride around the paths at Clifton Country Park, keeping off road and enjoying the summer sunshine and wildlife...

Irwell River Park Bike Ride
Saturday 25 July 2015
From Salford Museum and Art Gallery, to Salford Quays and along the river into town...

Ordsall Festival
Saturday 25 July 2015
Traditional family festival in the heart of Ordsall with Bouncy Castle, face painting, stalls and displays, music and candy floss...

Bike Ride
Saturday 25 July 2015
From Salford Museum and Art Gallery, to Salford Quays and along the river into town...

Bike Ride
Sunday 26 July 2015
A ride along the canals and old railway cycle lanes of Worsley and Eccles...

Race For life
Sunday 26 July 2015
Slimming World does Race for Life event at Parr Fold Park...

Peel Park Pink Picnic
Sunday 26 July 2015
Salford's largest LGBT event, Peel Park Pink Picnic, is back for it's fifth year...

Salford Triathlon 2015
Sunday 26 July 2015
Whether you are an experienced triathlete or a first timer making your debut in this fantastic sport, this is the race for you...

Worsley Circular Bike Ride
Sunday 26 July 2015
A ride along the canals and old railway cycle lanes of Worsley and Eccles...

Afternoon Tea Cruise The Quays Circular
Sunday 26 July 2015
Enjoy a tasty treat as you cruise around the stunning Quays, viewing the spectacular architecture from the water...

Dogs in Salford Festival
Sunday 26 July 2015
Join Salford Dog Wardens for their first festival...

Toddler Walk
Monday 27 July 2015
Join us for a I hour walk around the park, followed by refreshments in the visitor centre...

Rugby Football League Founder's Walk
Monday 27 July 2015
The Founders Walk is a 120 mile walk visiting each of the original founder clubs when Rugby League was first established in 1895...

Opening the Eccles Photo Album
Monday 27 July 2015
All illustrated interactive talk showing some of the old photos we have found of the Eccles, Winton, Monton, Barton and the Manchester Ship Canal...

Re-Imaging Salford: Multimedia Animation Workshops
Tuesday 28 July 2015
Join artist Mark Haig to help us create an exciting piece of multimedia animation using old photographs of Salford...

Re-Imaging Salford: Multimedia Animation Workshops
Tuesday 28 July 2015
Join artist Mark Haig to help us create an exciting piece of multimedia animation using old photographs of Salford...

Penny the Park Keeper
Tuesday 28 July 2015
Join us for a walk around Peel Park and find out about the creatures and plants that live there through the stories of Penny the Park Keeper, and get creative afterwards with art activities at Salford Museum & Art Gallery...

Pond Dipping & Mini beast hunt
Tuesday 28 July 2015

Do you have a little explorer living or staying with you this summer? then bring them along to find out what fabulous little creatures live at Three Sisters...

Salford Voluntary Rangers
Tuesday 28 July 2015
Join the ranger and help improve the park...

Penny the Park Keeper Storytelling Walks
Tuesday 28 July 2015
Join us for a walk around Peel Park and find out about the creatures and plants that live there through the stories of Penny the Park Keeper and get creative afterwards with art activities at Salford Museum and Art Gallery...

Historic Canal Cruise circular
Wednesday 29 July 2015
Cruise the waterways of Manchester and Salford on this 3 hour canal trip, with entertaining historic commentary by New Manchester Walks guide...

Ivy Street Picnic in the Park
Wednesday 29 July 2015
It's Wednesday, make a picnic and head on down to the park for lots of children's activities, sports and a chance for a gossip with your neighbours...

Looking after Precious Objects
Wednesday 29 July 2015
Join museum staff to find out how to handle and look after your precious photographs and other objects...

Wednesday Walkers
Wednesday 29 July 2015

A two hour walk around the Clifton countryside, for those who want to be fitter and more active...

Awesome Orienteering
Thursday 30 July 2015

Looking for something to challenge the whole family this summer? Join Salford Ranger Team and test your family's navigation skills at this stunning outdoor woodland course...

Tiny Bikers
Friday 31 July 2015
Using the balance bikes on soft ground, your child gains confidence and learns how to ride without the use of stabilisers...

Park Riders
Friday 31 July 2015
A gentle ride around the paths at Clifton, keeping off road and enjoying the summer sunshine and wildlife...

Explore the Moor
Friday 31 July 2015
A lunchtime walk to see the wildlife and landscape of this precious site at Kersal Moor...

Tiny Bikers at Clifton Country Park
Friday 31 July 2015
Using the balance bikes on soft ground, your child gains confidence and learns how to ride without the use of stabilisers...

Clifton Country Park Riders
Friday 31 July 2015
A gentle ride around the paths at Clifton Country Park, keeping off road and enjoying the summer sunshine and wildlife...

Summer Tree ID
Friday 31 July 2015
Duke’s Drive
Learn the oak from the ash, the difference between native and introduced species, how they were used in the past, and ways to monitor and safeguard them for future generations...

Bike Ride from Eccles Station
Saturday 26 September to Thursday 1 January 2015
A ride along the canals and old railway cycle lanes of Worsley and Eccles...

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