What’s On

There is always plenty happening here at MediaCityUK, so if you don’t want to miss out on the action, make sure you keep an eye on our events calendar.

You can also keep in the know, by: following us on Twittersigning up to our newsletter or liking our Facebook page. We will do our best to list every event we are informed about but apologise if you can’t find what you are looking for. 

  • Boot camp training sessions

    Boot camp training sessions

    Friendly, mixed classes with personal trainer, Dan Christopherson at MediaCityUK. Taking place on the Splat (near The Greenhouse) every Monday and Thursday at 1pm. £5 per session, with your first session FREE!

    For full details or more information email: dcptcheshire@gmail.com (07825 545 745)

    When:

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    Boot camp training sessions

    Starting from: January 16, 2014
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  • Pilates classes at Penelope’s Kitchen

    Pilates classes at Penelope’s Kitchen

    Run by Therapy First’s pilates teacher, head down and give it a go.

    Click here for more information http://www.therapy-first.co.uk/pilates-classes/ or email info@therapy-first.co.uk call 0161 796 7226

     

    Location: Penelope's Kitchen

    When:
    » Wednesday, July 1, 2015 (6.00pm - 8.00pm)
    » Wednesday, July 8, 2015 (6.00pm - 8.00pm)
    » Wednesday, July 15, 2015 (6.00pm - 8.00pm)
    » Wednesday, July 22, 2015 (6.00pm - 8.00pm)
    » Wednesday, July 29, 2015 (6.00pm - 8.00pm)
    » Wednesday, August 5, 2015 (6.00pm - 8.00pm)

    Further information: Website

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    Pilates classes at Penelope’s Kitchen

    Starting from: February 25, 2015
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  • Old Docks.. New City.. MediaCityUK

    Old Docks.. New City.. MediaCityUK

    An old canal, the legacy of a great port, a soaring high rise city- MediaCityUK- and a new home for The Street. Meet at MediaCityUK Metrolink stop. This walk is suitable for wheelchair users. No need to book, please pay the guide on the day.

    Price: £8.00 (£7.00 concessions)

    12 noon Sunday 10th May, Thursday 16th July & Tuesday 8th September. For more details visit: http://www.visitsalford.info/walksandwater.htm

    When:
    » Thursday, July 16, 2015 (12.00pm - 2.00pm)
    » Tuesday, September 8, 2015 (12.00pm - 2.00pm)

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    Old Docks.. New City.. MediaCityUK

    Starting from: May 10, 2015
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  • Big Summer of Netball

    Big Summer of Netball

    BIG SUMMER OF NETBALL

    The Big Summer of Netball arrives on The Pitch at MediaCityUK in June. Hosted by England Netball, the new drop-in sessions allow participants to practice their netball skills with trained professionals and compete against others in mini games. The sessions are designed for any interested participants to drop in and take part individually- you don’t have to have a full team! Netball is no only a great social sport but great from a fitness perspective. Did you know that netball is great for:

    -Burning calories & lowering body fat, if played regularly

    -Improves upper body strength & working key arm muscle

    -Develops the body’s cardiovascular system

    -Improves the body’s flexibility and nimbleness

    Every Wednesday from 10th June to 8th July - 5-7pm

    £3 per session- payable beforehand at: University of Salford Shop

    For more information please email: Jessica.Gordon-Smith@englandnetball.co.uk

    When:
    » Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - Wednesday, July 22, 2015
    » Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - Wednesday, July 29, 2015
    » Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - Wednesday, August 5, 2015

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    Big Summer of Netball

    Starting from: June 10, 2015
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  • MediaCityUK Summer Football League

    MediaCityUK Summer Football League

    SUMMER FOOTBALL LEAGUE

    MediaCityUK’s Football League is back! The new Summer League begins on Thursday 11th June. 6 teams will compete over 13 weeks to be crowned the MediaCityUK Football Summer League champions, with the final fixtures culminating in ‘Play-Off week’.

    The League will be facilitated by trained professionals from the University of Salford and will include full match officials. Equipment such as balls and bibs will also be included in the cost.

    MCUK Summer Football League

    Thursday evenings 6-9pm

    13 week league including Play-off week & Finals

    One-off £10 team registration fee required during sign up

    £30 per team, per week

     

    For more details and to register your interest please email: D.K.ONeal@salford.ac.uk

    When: June 11, 2015 - September 3, 2015

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    MediaCityUK Summer Football League

    From: June 11, 2015
    To: September 3, 2015

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  • MediaCityUK Swim Challenges

    MediaCityUK Swim Challenges

    ***Wetsuits / Non Wetsuits Welcome***
    1500m*, 3.8km, 8.8km  *Open to competent 11+ year olds

    The MCUK Swim Challenges are perfect for people wanting to experience and compete in the brilliant sport of open water swimming. It’s also a great opportunity to practice for open water triathlons and other long distance swims. We think the great venue, friendly atmosphere, keen competition and generous giveaways at our events will ensure a time.
    At each of the May, June and July Swim Challenges trophies will be awarded to the top three female and male swimmers in all distances with quality goody bags provided to all.
    In addition at the end of the July event there will be Series prize awards presented to the leading three swimmers - female and male - to acquire most points over the two events.

    For more information visit: http://www.uswimopenwater.com/

    When: June 27, 2015 (8.00am - 2.30pm)

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    MediaCityUK Swim Challenges

    On: June 27, 2015 (8.00am - 2.30pm)

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  • Alternative Wimbledon

    Alternative Wimbledon

    Love Conquers All presents Alternative Wimbledon! Head over daily from 9am-8pm to enjoy Pimms cocktails whilst enjoying a game of swingball. 

    Love Conquers All Events:

    *Open Mic Night- every Tuesday from 6pm 

    *The Big Pub Quiz- every Wednesday (Registration at 6pm, starts at 6.30pm)

    *Comedy Night- 1st Thursday of every month, free entry, comedy starts from 7.30pm

    *Karaoke Night- 10th July 7-10pm

    When: June 30, 2015 - July 11, 2015

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    From: June 30, 2015
    To: July 11, 2015

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  • Wimbledon Wednesday- 1st July

    Wimbledon Wednesday- 1st July

    Join us for Wimbledon Wednesday on the 1st July at The Shack to test out your skills with our tennis themed games, for a chance to win a variety of prizes*.

    Free to enter, just pop along from 11.30am- 2pm for some light-hearted fun with the University of Salford team! Enjoy a quick fire round of mini table tennis or test your skills in the ‘Take on Tom’ challenge- competing against the University of Salford’s best tennis coach! Enjoy a Pimms, Ginger Beer Sharer, serving of Strawberries & Cream (both regular and ice cream versions) or some BBQ treats at The Shack to really get into the Wimbledon spirit!

    Wimbledon coverage begins daily on the big screen from Monday 29th June until Sunday 12th July.

    *Prizes include free sports passes for the University of Salford’s Sport Centre, free session on The Pitch (MediaCityUK), meal for two at The Dockyard and many more 

    When: July 1, 2015 (11.30am - 2.00pm)

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    Wimbledon Wednesday- 1st July

    On: July 1, 2015 (11.30am - 2.00pm)

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  • #MaggiesKitchenTable

    #MaggiesKitchenTable

    #MaggiesKitchenTable
    The kitchen table is at the heart of every Maggie’s Centre. It’s somewhere for people with cancer and their family and friends to meet others who understand what they are going through, find support or simply sit quietly with a cup of tea.

    On Friday 3rd July we’re asking people at MediaCityUK to share their kitchen table moments. Get involved and visit our kitchen table on the piazza to help spread the word that Maggie’s is coming to Greater Manchester!

    #MaggiesKitchenTable
    @maggieschristie


    About Maggie’s
    Maggie’s is a fantastic charity that provides free practical, emotional and social support for people with cancer and their families and friends. Built in the grounds of NHS hospitals, the Centres are warm and welcoming places with professional staff on hand to offer the support that people with cancer need. https://www.maggiescentres.org

    The latest Maggie’s Centres are being built at The Christie and in Oldham to support the 50,000 people in Greater Manchester who are diagnosed with cancer each year.

    When: July 3, 2015 (12.00pm - 2.00pm)

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    #MaggiesKitchenTable

    On: July 3, 2015 (12.00pm - 2.00pm)

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  • Great Manchester Swim 2015

    Great Manchester Swim 2015

    Staged in the vibrant Salford Quays, this unique 'dock to dock' course is an unforgettable experience in the open water.

    The course begins in Dock 9 near The Lowry and MediaCityUK, traverses Mariners Canal and finishes one mile away at Dock 8 beside Helly Hansen Watersports Centre. Friends and family can cheer you on throughout your challenge, with waterside spectator access throughout the course.

    Suitable for swimmers of all abilities, you can enjoy this event safe in the knowledge expert safety kayakers will be with you every stroke of the way. For more information and to sign up visit: http://www.greatrun.org/great-swim/great-manchester-swim

    When: July 4, 2015 (8.00am - 5.00pm)

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    Great Manchester Swim 2015

    On: July 4, 2015 (8.00am - 5.00pm)

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  • Quays Festival- Mini Burble

    Quays Festival- Mini Burble

    Mini Burble is a 7 storey high shape-shifting sculpture which uses the latest LED technology to light up the night sky. Spectators paint the balloons in real-time using a specially designed Mini Burble app, triggering animated colours and vivid patterns across the 300 balloons' surfaces.

    When: July 14, 2015 - July 18, 2015

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    Quays Festival- Mini Burble

    From: July 14, 2015
    To: July 18, 2015

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  • JLL Property Triathlon North

    JLL Property Triathlon North

    This exciting brand new event is open to ALL within the property community. The JLL Property Triathlon North is a jointly sponsored event between JLL and The Peel Group and will take place in Salford Quays with the iconic MediaCityUK as its backdrop.

    You can enter either individually or as part of a team.

    The Christie Charitable Fund and Starlight Children’s Foundation will benefit from your entry donations raised at the event.

    Click here for more information and to register  http://www.propertytriathlon.com/

    Location: MediaCityUK

    When: July 24, 2015 (8.00am - 5.00pm)

    Further information: Website

    Social Media: Twitter, Facebook

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    JLL Property Triathlon North

    On: July 24, 2015 (8.00am - 5.00pm)

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