Tag: art

Emma Evans and her artwork, Photo Permission: Emma Evans.

“There’s no way I could sell it for me… I want to help the people sleeping rough” – Salford Artist auctions artwork for homeless charity

Local Artist, Emma Evans, is auctioning a piece of art this afternoon to raise money for Manchester Mayor’s homeless charity, […]

Image credit: Olivia Mukerjea

“Lead to a society where littering is not behaviourally acceptable” – How a Salford litter picking group is inspiring the next generation

A Salford litter picking group is organising an art competition to teach children the negatives of littering.  Salford Litter Heroes is a […]

Credit: Chris Payne.

“Art at your front door” – giant Mystery Bird light show comes to Salford

A display of giant birds projected onto buildings was staged in Salford. The ‘Mystery Bird’ light show was put on […]

Dark Days, Luminous Nights Graphic (Credit: Manchester Collective)

Dark Days, Luminous Nights: The experimental Salford exhibition coming to The White Hotel

These days, we can’t seem to escape from change. Whether it’s a change to the way we work, communicate or […]

'English Elegance'. Image Credit: Lyndsey Collingridge

“I’m always trying to find the beauty even in the most deprived and poverty stricken of places” – Artist paints famous Salford landscapes

An artist has been inspired to paint Salford landscapes since living in the city as a student. Lyndsey Collingridge, who […]

Helena Worthington stood in front of her 'Box on the Docks' design

“I have pride in Salford”: Gogglebox star creates Box on the Docks mural

Credit: Nathan Chandler Photography Gogglebox regular and Salford University student Helena Worthington has created a mural in honour of her hometown.  The fine art student, who […]

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“Art has never been so important to keep us going after this year” – Online Festive Makers Markets aims to support small creative businesses

Covid-19 won’t stop the annual Festive Makers Market promoting small businesses sharing their crafts this Christmas. Although the Salford University […]

Hannah Brackenbury

“It feels like a real honour to be able to perform her material and pay tribute to her in this way” – ‘Victorious’ the musical comes to Salford in April

Hannah Brackenbury will resume her on-stage tribute to the late Victoria Woods in early 2021. Brighton-based comedy songwriter and performer […]

Image credit: Hannah Brown

“It’s a good way of de-stressing” – ‘pay what you feel’ arts classes launch virtually in Salford

Following Humbug Art’s online ‘Art Brunch’ classes during the first lockdown, the creator of the business has now launched another […]

Resin tear. Permission for use from: Babs Smith

Salford graduate selected to showcase her piece ‘On the Verge of Tears’ in online art exhibition Made It 2020

As art shows around the UK are cancelled, Salford University Alumna Babs Smith manages to showcase her emotional piece ‘On […]