Culture

Members of Manchester Rise Up holding their protest sign. (Picture by Mel Cionco)

“We are going to keep coming, and the BBC has another thing coming if they think this is going away” – Activists gather in Media City

Activists from Manchester Trans Rise UP protested last Saturday in Salford’s Media City to speak out against the BBC’s handling […]

Bez from the Happy Monday's DJing at previous MCR Rocks event

“Will be great to see faces, old and new… See you at the front” – Bez’s Homecoming gig at the Pendlebury

Spend a night in Salford with the legendary Bez this Christmas! MCR Rocks are back again with an amazing night […]

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“I once picked up John Cooper Clarke at 3.30pm; he had a custard cream for breakfast” – Henry Normal unveils Salford memories and poem ahead of Lowry gig

Henry Normal, one of the greats of British comedy and the performing arts is coming to Salford during his next […]

Photo: The Crafty Cheese Man (Credit: The Wandering Palate with permission)

‘Cheesy’ tasting evening of cheese, wine and beer evening at Monton restaurant

Wandering Palate are hosting a night of cheese, beer and wine with The Crafty Cheese Man this Thursday Jonathan Pearcey […]

Girl From The North Country

Multi-award winning ‘Girl From The North Country’ coming to The Lowry in 2022

Multi-award winning West End and Broadway smash-hit ‘Girl From The North Country’ is coming to The Lowry next year. Double […]

Kyle Wells / Credit: Jake Penkethman 2021

“The first question I asked was am I going to die?” – How Covid prompted an Eccles native to release his first memoir detailing encounters with Ronaldo and Beckham

An Eccles man is embarking on a personal project, to inspire others to fulfil their lifelong dreams. Kyle Wells, who […]

“I hope they bring you plenty of laughs and some warm sparks of recognition” – A major new theatre production is coming to the Lowry

“I hope they bring you plenty of laughs and some warm sparks of recognition” – A major new theatre production is coming to the Lowry

A stage adaption of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel will grace the Lowry stage between Tuesday the 8th November and Saturday 22nd […]

John Wassell, Creative Director at Walk the Plank

“Walk The Plank have never done anything on this scale within 30 years”- Salford experts lead massive outdoor art project

Salford-based outdoor art experts Walk The Plank are inviting 20,000 people to light up  UK landscapes for a Green Space, Dark […]

Thomas Lever MBE, Lesley Lever and Sean Massey.

“It’s good for us, it’s good for the group ” – Lower Kersal Community Group’s ‘five-star’ stage production set to be adapted into a radio drama

The Lower Kersal Young People and Community Group has performed and developed their “Keep Calm and Carry On” stage show […]

Picture of ration book and related items

IWM North tells Salford Stories of ‘Wartime Mealtimes’ in WW2

Imperial War Museum North will hold an event to educate Salford citizens on the hardships of rationing in their “Wartime […]