Culture

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“What we’re starting to see is the emergence of a new art form” – The Lowry searches for artists to contribute to latest digital performance project

The Lowry in Salford is looking for three new artists to create digital art as part of their #LoveLowry programme this year.

Sheldon Ryan (right)

“My main goal is UFC, but first I want the Cage Warriors flyweight belt” – Salford MMA fighter tells all

In recent years Sheldon Ryan, 26, has made a name for himself in amateur mixed martial arts (MMA). The Salford-born and […]

Sweet Pea, who was rescued by Independent Cat Rescue in Heywood. Photo credIt: Ashlea Franks, who gave me permission to use this image

“We can give people more of their cat’s story” – Meet the mother and daughter team helping Salford’s rescue cats

During the coronavirus lockdown, rescue cats have been a comfort to so many people, providing companionship and cuddles to help […]

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 […]

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“Come and share the warmth of Salfordians”- artists create virtual reality hugs

Young adults and adults with a physical disability in Salford are being asked to share their memories of hugs to be developed into a 10 minute narrative told through theatre puppetry.

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“It captures the real spirit of Salford and the dedication of our key workers” – Tribute to Salford’s key workers to be showcased by the Lowry

A painting paying tribute to Salford key workers is due to appear in the “Days like These” exhibition this February. […]

The Writers' Room meets on Microsoft Teams to read scripts and offer feedback. Screenshot is author's own.

“We want to make The Writer’s Room a safe space” – Salford screenwriters set up online writing community for budding screenwriters

Screenwriters at the University of Salford have set up an online writing community to help each other improve their screenwriting. […]

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“There’s just so much around you that you don’t realise” – Creative Salford couple launch nature podcast

At the start of 2021, husband and wife Chris and Emma Limtek made the decision to launch the ‘Bricked Nature’ […]

The Lowry to host radio play premiere starring unknown audience member

The Lowry to host radio play premiere starring unknown audience member

The Lowry in Salford will host the premiere of a new radio play on its #LoveLowry online platform this Thursday […]

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, […]