Tag: creative

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 […]

Islington Mill is both a cultural hub for Salford residents and a home for its artists  (Image supplied by Islington Mill).

“This is about protecting and cultivating the production of culture” – The £7m Islington Mill renovation unable to begin as no contractor found

A contractor is being sought for a £7 million renovation of Salford’s creative space and community hub, Islington Mill. The […]

Credit: Steph Green at Stage Directions.

“Using theatre to thrive” – The theatre-making programme offering Salford’s children a free creative workshop

Salford theatre-making programme ‘Stage Directions’ will host a free online creative classroom this Thursday, February 11. “Theatre Thursday” will be […]

“Art gives us purpose and aids our wellbeing” – Covid-19 Zoom art classes aim to turn lockdown into a colourful experience

“Art gives us purpose and aids our wellbeing” – Covid-19 Zoom art classes aim to turn lockdown into a colourful experience

Covid-19 Zoom art classes are turning lockdown into a colourful experience with new skills and challenges to be discovered. Hannah […]

Image credit: Allie Crewe.

“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 […]

Left to right: Scott, Louie, Ant and Josh.

INTERVIEW: The Velvet Shakes on keeping creative in quarantine

With the current pandemic changing the dynamic of everyday life for a lot of people, musicians and creatives are finding […]