Events for August 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')...

Lancashire Cricket Club Free Kids in Parks Sessions
Tuesday 28 July to Tuesday 25 August 2015
Lancashire Cricket Club are running free sports sessions for 13 - 16 year olds in the following parks across Salford on Tuesdays throughout July and August
Buile Hill Park
Eccles Recreation Ground, Eccles
Peel Park, Little Hulton
Victoria Park, Swinton
Activities include softball, rounders, tennis, football, BMX and skate ramps and basket ball...

Salford Voluntary Rangers
Monday 3 August 2015
Come along and help maintain the towpath along the River Irwell...

Introduction to Local History
Monday 3 August 2015
Join Local History Librarian Duncan McCormick on a tour of the Local History Library, located in Salford Museum and Art Gallery...

Salford Voluntary Rangers
Tuesday 4 August 2015
Conservation session...

Wednesday Walkers
Tuesday 4 August 2015
A two hour walk in the valley and beyond, a little more challenging than a health walk...

Salford Voluntary Rangers
Wednesday 5 August 2015
Join the ranger and help with some practical work on the Three Sisters Local Nature Reserve...

Loopline Walk
Thursday 6 August 2015
Gentle 3 miles stroll down the loopline and back again from Parsonage Road to Roe Green...

Worsley Bat Walk
Thursday 6 August 2015
Thursday 6th August 8...

Pond dipping at Blackleach
Friday 7 August 2015
Try your skills at dipping into ponds using fishing nets to see what beautiful life forms live locally...

Discover The Quays
Friday 7 August 2015
From vital WW1 and WW2 roles to a ground-breaking MediaCity, from international docks to culture and shopping, it's all explained on this walk...

Park Riders
Friday 7 August 2015
A gentle ride around the paths at Clifton Country Park, keeping off road and enjoying the summer sunshine and wildlife...

Tiny Bikers at Clifton Country Park
Friday 7 August 2015
Using the balance bikes on soft ground, your child gains confidence and learns how to ride without the use of stabilisers...

The Wonders of Worsley
Saturday 8 August 2015
Dukes and delphs, coal and canals, industry and innovation, heritage and heart-warming history...

Summer in Swinton
Saturday 8 August 2015
Swinton celebrates with a fabulous free afternoon in the park, includes live music, dancing, family picnic, food, ice cream, bouncy castle and children's shows and the popular climbing wall...

The Wonders of Worsley
Saturday 8 August 2015
Dukes and delphs, coal and canals, industry and innovation, heritage and heart-warming
history...

Re-Imaging Salford: Multimedia Animation Workshops
Saturday 8 August 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
Sunday 9 August 2015
Join artist Mark Haig to help us create an exciting piece of multimedia animation using old photographs of Salford...

Salford Voluntary Rangers
Sunday 9 August 2015
Scrub management and clean up with Friends of Kersal Moor...

Mark Addy to Barton circular
Sunday 9 August 2015
Leaving from the Mark Addy pub you will step on board the Princess Katherine and sail at a leisurely pace along the River Irwell, the boundary between the two cities of Manchester and Salford, and on to the famous waterway which is the Manchester Ship Canal...

Churches past and present
Monday 10 August 2015
Explore the history of two cities, Manchester and Salford, via their amazing and varied religious buildings...

Opening the Walkden Photo Album
Monday 10 August 2015
An illustrated interactive talk showing some of the old photos we have found of the Walkden, Worsley and Little Hulton areas...

Penny the Park Keeper
Tuesday 11 August 2015
Join Salford Ranger Team 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...

Coal Mine to Country Park
Tuesday 11 August 2015
Take time out this evening to admire the beautiful Clifton Country Park which has emerged from the sites former industrial heritage - coal mining...

Penny the Park Keeper Storytelling Walks
Tuesday 11 August 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...

Coal Mine to Country Park
Tuesday 11 August 2015
Take the time to admire the beautiful Clifton Country Park which has emerged from the sites former industrial heritage...

Wednesday Walkers
Tuesday 11 August 2015
A two hour walk in the valley and beyond, a little more challenging than a health walk...

Salford Voluntary Rangers
Tuesday 11 August 2015
Conservation session...

Lancashire Cricket Club Kids in Parks Project at Victoria Park
Tuesday 11 August 2015
Don’t be bored this summer...

Lancashire Cricket Club Kids in Parks Project at Ordsall Park
Tuesday 11 August 2015
Don’t be bored this summer...

Lancashire Cricket Club Kids in Parks Project at Eccles Recreation Ground
Tuesday 11 August 2015
Don’t be bored this summer...

Woodland Adventure Days at Clifton Country Park
Wednesday 12 August 2015
Come down for some fun in the woods; creating woodland dens, exploring and discovering...

Re-Imaging Salford: Multimedia Animation Workshops
Wednesday 12 August 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
Wednesday 12 August 2015
Join artist Mark Haig to help us create an exciting piece of multimedia animation using old photographs of Salford...

Ordsall Walk
Thursday 13 August 2015
Join the Ranger for a walk around the Quays and along the towpath...

Den Building at Blackleach Country Park
Friday 14 August 2015
Ok, you have 90 minutes to turn this pile of natural materials into your very own den, are you up for it?
Meet at the visitor centre, suitable for families with children under 12...

Beginning your Family History
Friday 14 August 2015
Join Local History Librarian Duncan McCormick for an illustrated talk aimed at those just starting their family history...

Tiny Bikers at Clifton
Friday 14 August 2015
Using the balance bikes on soft ground, your child gains confidence and learns how to ride without the use of stabilisers...

Park Riders at Clifton
Friday 14 August 2015
A gentle ride around the paths at Clifton Country Park, keeping off road and enjoying the summer sunshine and wildlife...

Bugtastic!
Friday 14 August 2015
Duke’s Drive, Monton
Come along and search for all kinds of creepy crawlies! Let’s hope you’re not scared of spiders!
Bring a net if you have one and meet on the meadow just beyond the car park...

Family Teddy Bears Ramble at Kersal Moor
Friday 14 August 2015
Bring a picnic and your favourite bear and follow the trail around the moor...

Wildlife Walk
Saturday 15 August 2015
Duke’s Drive
From bees & butterflies to frogs & fungi, join a local nature expert and enter the wonderful world of wildlife...

Penny the Park Keeper Storytelling Walks
Tuesday 18 August 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...

Lancashire Cricket Club Kids in Parks Project at Victoria Park
Tuesday 18 August 2015
Don’t be bored this summer...

Salford Voluntary Rangers
Tuesday 18 August 2015
Conservation session...

Lancashire Cricket Club Kids in Parks Project at Eccles Recreation Ground
Tuesday 18 August 2015
Don’t be bored this summer...

Lancashire Cricket Club Kids in Parks Project at Ordsall Park
Tuesday 18 August 2015
Don’t be bored this summer...

Lancashire Cricket Club Kids in Parks Project at Peel Park, Little Hulton
Tuesday 18 August 2015
Don’t be bored this summer...

Wednesday Walkers
Tuesday 18 August 2015
A two hour walk in the valley and beyond, a little more challenging than a health walk...

Woodland Adventure Days at Clifton Country Park
Wednesday 19 August 2015
Come down for some fun in the woods; creating woodland dens, exploring and discovering...

Ivy Street Picnic in the Park
Wednesday 19 August 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...

Tiny Bikers at Clifton
Friday 21 August 2015
Using the balance bikes on soft ground, your child gains confidence and learns how to ride without the use of stabilisers...

Park Riders at Clifton
Friday 21 August 2015
A gentle ride around the paths at Clifton Country Park, keeping off road and enjoying the summer sunshine and wildlife...

Love Eccles Festival - Wonderland Parade Workshops
Monday 24 August to Wednesday 26 August 2015
If you are thinking of taking part n the Love Eccles Festival Wonderland Parade on Saturday 5 September, but don't know what to wear, we can help you with that at our pre festival workshops...

Lancashire Cricket Club Kids in Parks Project, Peel Park, Little Hulton
Tuesday 25 August 2015
Don’t be bored this summer...

Lancashire Cricket Club Kids in Parks Project, Ordsall Park
Tuesday 25 August 2015
Don’t be bored this summer...

Lancashire Cricket Club Kids in Parks Project, Eccles Recreation Ground
Tuesday 25 August 2015
Don’t be bored this summer...

Lancashire Cricket Club Kids in Parks Project, Buile Hill Park
Tuesday 25 August 2015
Don’t be bored this summer...

Lancashire Cricket Club Kids in Parks Project , Victoria Park
Tuesday 25 August 2015
Don’t be bored this summer...

Salford Voluntary Rangers
Tuesday 25 August 2015
Conservation session...

Wednesday Walkers
Tuesday 25 August 2015
A two hour walk in the valley and beyond, a little more challenging than a health walk...

Opening the Swinton Photo Album
Tuesday 25 August 2015
An illustrated interactive talk showing some of the old photos we have found of the Swinton, Pendlebury and Clifton areas...

Re-Imaging Salford: Multimedia Animation Workshops
Tuesday 25 August 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 25 August 2015
Join artist Mark Haig to help us create an exciting piece of multimedia animation using old photographs of Salford...

Phase 1 Habitat Surveying Course
Wednesday 26 August 2015
An Introduction to the Phase 1 Habitat Survey System...

Sacred and Saintly Salford
Wednesday 26 August 2015
A peak inside Salford’s first church, first cathedral and first commissioner’s church...

Woodland Adventure Days at Clifton Country Park
Wednesday 26 August 2015
Come down for some fun in the woods; creating woodland dens, exploring and discovering...

Terrific Trees
Thursday 27 August 2015
Duke’s Drive, Monton
Find your favourite tree, give it a hug and make it a fantastical face from clay...

Park Riders at Clifton
Friday 28 August 2015
A gentle ride around the paths at Clifton Country Park, keeping off road and enjoying the summer sunshine and wildlife...

August Bank Holiday Funfair
Friday 28 August to Monday 31 August 2015
Traditional family funfair at Buile Hill Park!...

Tiny Bikers
Friday 28 August 2015
Using the balance bikes on soft ground, your child gains confidence and learns how to ride without the use of stabilisers...

Animal Orienteering at Kersal Moor
Friday 28 August 2015
Challenge yourself to find the amazing range of wild animals living on Kersal Moor...

Irlam and Cadishead Festival
Friday 28 August to Monday 31 August 2015
Traditional funfair opens on Friday at 5:00pm...

Bike Ride
Saturday 29 August 2015
From Blackleach, a ride around the leafy cycle lanes of the old railway looplines...

Bike Ride at Blackleach
Saturday 29 August 2015
From Blackleach Country Park, a ride around the leafy cycle lanes of the old railway looplines...

Bike Ride - Cycle Route 6
Sunday 30 August 2015
Cycle Route 6 runs from London to Carlisle, but you only need to check out the stretch between Salford and Bury! Meet at Salford Museum and Art Gallery, to pedal upstream into some lovely countryside...

Teddy Bears Picnic
Sunday 30 August 2015
Delightful afternoon family picnic suitable for under 8 year olds and their families...

Cream Tea cruise Worsley - Barton Aqueduct circular
Monday 31 August 2015
Cruise along the Bridgewater Canal, past the surprisingly located lighthouse and over the world renowned Barton Aqueduct whilst enjoying a delicious scone with jam and cream...

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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