Culture

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Salford favourites Walk the Plank selected for new nationwide creativity festival in 2022

Salford art experts Walk the Plank have been chosen to develop the UK-wide festival of creativity known as ‘Festival UK* 2022’ launching next year.

Adina Nelu playing the flute in group AMCG. Photo credit: Joe Stevenson. Permission for use from Adina Nelu

“It was really humbling to find out I was the only composer from the North West ” – Salford alumna and composer Adina Nelu selected for BAFTA and BFI programme

Adina Nelu playing the flute in group ACMG. Photo credit: Joe Stevenson. Permission for use from Adina Nelu Adina Nelu […]

Matt and Abby Cassady, the founders behind Orior Apparel

Creative Salford couple launch eco-clothing brand ‘Orior Apparel’

At the start of 2021, husband and wife made the decision to launch a new Salford eco-clothing brand which captures […]

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“I think a lot of poets and performers have just been really really missing live gigs ,” – Salford poet hosts online event for World Poetry Day

Salford-based Canadian poet Rose Condo is hosting a charity poetry event called #HavePoemsWillTravel on Sunday 21 March in celebration of […]

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The Lowry will be supporting the ‘#LightItinRed’ campaign this week, as they mark one year since their doors closed

The Lowry have announced on their Instagram that they will be taking part in the #LightItInRed campaign. The Salford theatre […]

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“I think its something that the university would love to keep going” – TEDxUniversityofSalford look to future following success of event

The team behind an online event hosted in Salford say they hope to stage more events in the future.

Days Like These exhibition poster at The Lowry. From Lowry press release - used with permission

The Lowry takes its #DaysLikeThese exhibition of lockdown art to the streets

People in Salford are reliving their local memories from Salford in art form. The exhibition is called #DaysLikeThese. The presentation […]

Blaney, the band fronted by Salford Music Festival's founder Ed Blaney, playing live. Used with permission.

“To any young people in the music industry, keep going” – Salford Music Festival react to the possibility of the return of live music by the summer

The annual Salford Music Festival showcases the best of the city’s musical talent whilst also raising vital funds for a […]

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Jason Manford to perform completely unrehearsed live show at The Lowry

Comedian Jason Manford will perform a play at The Lowry using a script he’s never previously seen. The 39-year-old will […]

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“We are strong believers that participation in arts activity is good for wellbeing”- Poison Apple Arts CIC launch a music conversation club for adults in Salford

The Music Conversation Club is a new group launched by Poison Apple Arts CIC, a female led company that aims […]