With a variety of different things to do in Salford, it is difficult to find just one for the weekend. This article will help you find the best event for you over the weekend.

1.Step back in time at Ordsall Hall’s Salve making 

The historic building Ordsall Hall has had a long and interesting history with many different uses such as weddings, ghost, the gardens and many more.

On Sunday 12th March, at 11:45- 12:45, the workshop will explore 16th and 17th century sleep remedies which use fragrances, oils, and lotions that soothe and cool the body so it is ready for sleep.

Choose your personalised sleep salve by adding fragrance relaxing essential oils such as lavender and chamomile.

This free event is suitable for ages 16 and over.

Ordsall hall. Picture from google maps

2. Visit the Lowry theatres to discover a new version of Macbeth

The Lowry is a registered charity at the heart of Media City UK.

Imitating the dog brings their acclaimed storytelling style to Shakespeare’s tragic tale of ambition and downfall, fusing live action with innovative video technology.

Shakespeare’s classic language collides with startling new scenes, stunning visuals, and a powder-keg intensity in a dangerous new world where paranoia, betrayal, and brutality rule.

This performance is suitable for ages 14 and over with availability at certain times on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th March, with tickets ranging from £17- £24.

Inclusive panto at the Lowry
Inclusive panto at the Lowry
The Lowry Building. Credit: Eden Latimer

3. Unleash your inner chocolatier, with a Chocolate Truffle class.

With the assistance of your chocolatier expert, you will learn how to make truffles like a pro in this chocolate making class. You’ll make your own delicious treats to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Working with your hands on an exciting craft can keep your mind engaged, so a chocolate truffles workshop is a great mood booster. By the end, you’ll have some delectable sweet treats to enjoy on your own. If you’re feeling particularly generous, share them with your family and friends.

This workshop is an excellent gift idea for the chocolate enthusiast in your life. Allow them to get their hands dirty while making their favorite tasty treat.

This workshop is available on Sunday 12th March, with tickets ranging from £35.

4. Walk the cobbles like your favourite soap opera character at the Coronation Street tour.

Spend the perfect afternoon on the most famous street,  Wandering  through the fictional world of Weatherfield.

Spend the perfect afternoon on the most famous Street, now open on selected weekends, and wander through the fictional world of Weatherfield.

The exterior sets of Coronation Street, Rosamund Street, and Victoria Street will be included in the 90-minute experience.

Recall stories from decades past, hear filming secrets, take selfies on the street and follow in the footsteps of your favourite characters down those Coronation Street cobbles.

This tour is available on both this Saturday and Sunday, with the price ranging from £28- £45, depending on the package you choose

Photo from Google images

5. Get creative at the Popup Paint event in Salford

PopUp Painting’s fun Manchester Bee painting will be the theme of your sip and paint event at The Seven Bro7hers Beerhouse Middlewood Locks, Salford.  As you paint the worker bee, the spirit of Manchester, let your imagination run wild.

Let your imagination run wild with a wine glass in one hand and a paintbrush in the other. No prior experience is required!

The Salford PopUp Painting experience will include: all art supplies, guidance from a practicing artist if needed, themed playlists to fulfil your experience, drinks to be bought, and your canvas is yours to keep.
This event is suitable for all on Sat, 11 Mar, 15:30–18:00 and tickets prices are ranging from £34.99.

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