History

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

Soon, the Salford Museum and Art Gallery will reopen its doors to the public with ‘A Trip Down Memory Lane’ […]

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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 are remembered in a new video blog

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

George Langworthy (Image Credit: Mike Shapton)

“George was quite wealthy but ended up giving it all away” – incredible story of George Langworthy – ’The Salford Saint’ – told in new book

An author says he was inspired to write a book about a man dubbed the ‘Salford Saint’ after hearing his story while holidaying in the Costa Del Sol.