Tag: Arts

Shelagh Delaney, author of 'A Taste of Honey'. Photo credit: screen shot from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SM22loR53TQ

Why ‘A Taste of Honey’ still resonates with audiences, more than 60 years on

This week marks 63 years since Salford-born writer Shelagh Delaney’s seminal kitchen-sink play, ‘A Taste of Honey’, was first performed at […]

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“We’re absolutely thrilled to be able to welcome people back” – Northern Ballet among acts confirmed for Lowry reopening

The Lowry in Salford has confirmed its re-opening line-up as the country enters the next phase of lockdown easing from […]

“Supporting the next generation”: Stage Directions teams up with acclaimed theatre company to work with Pendleton students

“Supporting the next generation”: Stage Directions teams up with acclaimed theatre company to work with Pendleton students

Stage Directions, a Salford arts programme, has commissioned ThickSkin to work with students from Pendleton Sixth Form College on a […]

Pam Pickard. Credit: Jalen Barlow

Eccles Christmas craft market returns this December

Eccles Shopping Centre is hosting a Christmas craft market for craft lovers and local shoppers to support local businesses during […]

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“The people collecting it were almost in tears” – Salford theatre company donates over £13K to charity and creatives impacted by coronavirus

A Salford born TV actor has launched an online casting competition to raise money for a range of charities. Keaton […]

“Everyone’s creativity should be celebrated”- East Salford residents create short film during lockdown

“Everyone’s creativity should be celebrated”- East Salford residents create short film during lockdown

A collaboration of footage capturing life in Salford under lockdown was premiered on Youtube in late November.  The short film, […]

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“The arts industry will come back” – The Worsley Artist’s business that is still going strong through pandemic

Doodle Around an artist business created by Meryl Lydiate, from Worsley, is still managing to survive and keep going during […]

Hunger Artist production
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“We were craving doing our art in a live space” – Another blow for Salford theatres as shows cancelled due to second lockdown

Salford Arts Theatre has had no choice but to cancel productions, including the forthcoming production A Hunger Artist. The show, […]

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“That fight for equality is everyone’s fight” – Black to the Future poetry event celebrates Black History Month

Salford-based poet ‘J’ Ahmed hosted a three-part series of virtual events in October titled ‘Black to the Future’ to mark Black History Month.

Pictured left to right: Jayne Gosnall, Shaun Kelly and Brody Salmon, local contributors to the anthology. Image courtesy of Church Action on Poverty.

“Creativity allows people to speak from their heart”: Church Action on Poverty publishes poetry anthology about poverty and lockdown

As part of Challenge Poverty Week on 12-18 September, a Salford-based charity, Church Action on Poverty, launched a poetry anthology […]