History

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Islington Mill opens the doors for their first exhibition since lockdown

The Salford art venue, Islington Mill, are hosting their first exhibition since their doors closed to the public in March […]

Workers on a break at the Protector Lamp and Lighting Company Eccles. Credit: George Shepherd

100 photographs from 1960s Salford will be showcased in a new nostalgic exhibition at the Salford Museum and Art Gallery

Hundreds of Salford snaps from the 1960s will feature in a new exhibition ‘A Trip Down Memory Lane’ as soon […]

Image taken from the Sotherby Auctions press release

Lowry painting with Salford rugby league connections expected to fetch £3m at auction

A Lowry painting thought to feature Salford rugby league supporters is set to be sold for up to £3 million. […]

Ordsall Hall. Picture credit: Lucy Fieldhouse.

“A real flavour of the building’s dramatic history” – Ordsall Hall to host lecture series about its rich history

Ordsall Hall, Salford is hosting a lecture series about the famous landmark’s rich gothic history. The lecture will be live on Zoom.

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“That game changed the whole history of football in Spain” – The day a Salford priest scored five goals against Real Madrid 114 years ago

It has been 114 years to the day since a Salford priest scored five goals against Real Madrid in a […]

The illustration is from a newspaper in 1824.

Islington Mill showcasing their fascinating heritage on their virtual opening day

The Salford creative space, Islington Mill, is opening with a free public screening of the rich heritage of the building […]

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Salford Museum and Art Gallery plans reopening

Salford Museum and Art Gallery will be welcoming visitors back after shutting for five months due to the pandemic. Visitors […]

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“There were still signs of its former life as a bustling community club” – Urban explorer visits The Adelphi Lads Club

Images from inside a derelict Salford lads club are providing what could be a last glimpse of the iconic building […]

Mocha Parade entrance. Photo Credit: The Urban Collective

‘It’s like time stands still’ – Hanky Park estate and Mocha Parade shops remembered in new video blog

Capturing the history of the area you grew up in is something few people think to do, until those landmarks […]