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“The struggle to buy basic supplies” Salford Artists make new paintings of living history

Salford artists are creating pieces to reflect the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Many artists across the city are coming together to […]

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Fans love Salford legend Christopher Eccleston’s heartfelt rendition of John Cooper Clarke poem

Actor Christopher Eccleston has taken to Instagram to share a rendition of John Cooper Clarke’s ‘I Wanna Be Yours’ as the UK enters its second week of lockdown to the due Coronavirus.

Fflur Wyn as Susanna, Heather Lowe as Cherubino, Jeremy Peaker as Antonio, Alexandra Oomens as Barbarina, Quirijn de Lang as Count Almaviva, Joseph Shovelton as Don Basilio, Máire Flavin as Countess Almaviva, Warren Gillespie as Don Curzio, Jonathan Best as Doctor Bartolo, Gaynor Keeble as Marcellina and Phillip Rhodes as Figaro

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REVIEW: Opera North’s The Marriage of Figaro at The Lowry

Opera North’s rendition of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro came to The Lowry earlier this month. Directed by […]

Image Credits: Ewan Job 2020

Salford musician releases new single ‘Electric Heart’

Salford electro-pop producer and singer/songwriter, Ewan, has released his new track, ‘Electric Heart’.  The 19 year old singer/songwriter, Ewan Job, […]

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Salford's Culture and Place Partnership

Salford’s encourages the arts with Culture and Place Partnership

On Thursday evening, members of the public, artists and guest speakers gathered at Islington Hall for the launch of Salford’s […]

Daliso Chaponda is touring the UK with his newest tour Blah Blah Blacklist. Credit: Steve Ullathorn

Review: Former BGT finalist Daliso Chaponda at The Lowry

Sunday night saw former Britain’s Got Talent finalist Daliso Chaponda leave Salford in stitches at The Lowry. The Malawian comic […]

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Salfordians to take centre stage at the Week 53 Festival

Salford residents will be putting their creative projects on show this April. The Week 53 festival will be returning to […]

The Lowry Theatre. (c) Madeline Royle

Literature festival Words Weekend called off over coronavirus fears

Words Weekend due to take place at The Lowry this month has been called off due to coronavirus fears. Organisers […]