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. 

  • Group exercise training sessions

    Group exercise training sessions

    Group training exercise sessions with Rik Nesfield

    Now taking place at the Splat, inbetween the Greenhouse & Orange Building at MediaCityUK

    Every Monday and Wednesday between 1pm and 2pm. All Welcome.

    £5 per session – pay as you train

    Telephone 07817 303 786 / Email rik@ranpersonaltraining.co.uk

    Your first session is free!

    When:
    » Monday, August 4, 2014 (1.00pm - 2.00pm)
    » Wednesday, August 6, 2014 (1.00pm - 2.00pm)
    » Monday, August 11, 2014 (1.00pm - 2.00pm)

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    Group exercise training sessions

    Starting from: January 16, 2014
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  • Lowry Outlet Wild In Art Giant Panda Project

    Lowry Outlet Wild In Art Giant Panda Project

    Launch weekend 12th  - 13th July 11am – 3pm

    Free Kids animal activities including Giant Panda trail.

    Running alongside the Waterside Markets.

    For more information and background to the project

    lowryoutlet.co.uk/events/Giant-Panda-Launch-weekend/

    When: July 12, 2014 - September 1, 2014

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    Lowry Outlet Wild In Art Giant Panda Project

    From: July 12, 2014
    To: September 1, 2014

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  • Here’s One We Made Earlier- BBC Children’s Exhibition

    Here’s One We Made Earlier- BBC Children’s Exhibition

    Here’s One We Made Earlier

    The Lowry, Special Exhibitions Gallery

    Saturday 19 July – Sunday 12 October

    Free entry (donations welcome)

     

    thelowry.com/BBCExhibition

     

    Bill and Ben, Muffin the Mule, Andy Pandy, Teletubbies, Crackerjack, Newsround, Blue Peter and Tracy Beaker… our childhoods have been defined by the broadcasts we first encountered as children. They have shaped our imaginations, from the family sitting room into the wider world.

     

    This fun, engaging, interactive exhibition explores the story of over 90 years of BBC Children’s broadcasting, starting with the first days of broadcasting in 1922, when the BBC launched Children’s Hour, right up to the present multi-media moment.

    When: July 19, 2014 - October 12, 2014

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    Here's One We Made Earlier- BBC Children's Exhibition

    From: July 19, 2014
    To: October 12, 2014

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  • Rio Ferdinand Foundation- Summer Media & Sports Courses for young people

    Rio Ferdinand Foundation- Summer Media & Sports Courses for young people

    Throughout August - A series of alien-themed media and sport courses for young people from 11 plus will take place in MediaCityUK this Summer.

    These FREE activities set up by the Rio Ferdinand Foundation will be led by industry professionals. As well as being fun all participants on arts courses will work towards gaining a level one arts qualification. Click here for a full listing of courses: http://rioferdinandfoundation.com/portfolio/manchester-project-3/ @MediaCityAlien
    If you would like to secure a place on one or more of these courses, please contact melissa@rioferdinandfoundation.com

    When: August 1, 2014 - August 31, 2014

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    Rio Ferdinand Foundation- Summer Media & Sports Courses for young people

    From: August 1, 2014
    To: August 31, 2014

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  • HONOUR

    HONOUR

    HONOUR, an extraordinary, one-off, FREE performance inspired by the First World War Centenary.

    A cultural response to the tragedy of ‘the war to end all wars’, HONOUR features stunning digital projections by international artists, contemporary dance, innovative audio theatre and specially written music. Inspired by the wartime experiences of soldiers and civilians from Manchester and Salford, the event will transport the audience to the battlefield in a hail of fireworks, rousing poetry and stirring song.

    Location: The Quays

    When: August 2, 2014 (10.00pm - 11.00pm)

    Further information: Website

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    HONOUR

    On: August 2, 2014 (10.00pm - 11.00pm)

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  • Lowry Outlet and Vue Cinema presents… All The Flight Stuff!

    Lowry Outlet and Vue Cinema presents… All The Flight Stuff!

     Lowry Oulet and Vue Cinema presents.. All The Flight Stuff!

    Celebrating the release of Disney's Planes 2 Fire and Rescue

    Saturday 9th August 11am- 4pm

     

    See childrens imaginations really take off with a FREE craft and activitiy workshop with official Planes 2 Fire and Rescue colouring activities and face painting. The monthly Waterside Markets will also be selling delicious artisan produce and from 2pm-4pm Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue will be on hand with useful information. For further details please visit: http://www.lowryoutlet.co.uk/events/all-the-flight-stuff/

    When: August 9, 2014 (11.00am - 4.00pm)

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    Lowry Outlet and Vue Cinema presents... All The Flight Stuff!

    On: August 9, 2014 (11.00am - 4.00pm)

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  • The Nuffield Health Salford Triathlon

    The Nuffield Health Salford Triathlon

    The Nuffield Health Salford Triathlon

    Sunday 17 August

    This popular tri sport challenge is returning to the home of the BBC, ITV and Coronation Street for the second time.

    The Olympic distance race will take place entirely within MediaCityUK, involving a; 1,500 metre within the clean waters of Dock 9, an eight loop 40km bike ride and a 10km waterfront swim.

    The fast, flat course is suitable for triathletes of all abilities while first timers can opt to do the ‘sprint’ half distance.

    For more information and entry details visit: www.salfordtriathlon.com

    When: August 17, 2014 (9.00am - 4.00pm)

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    The Nuffield Health Salford Triathlon

    On: August 17, 2014 (9.00am - 4.00pm)

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  • INTERACT- Health & Wellbeing

    INTERACT- Health & Wellbeing

    MediaCityUK – Interact ‘Health and Wellbeing', Thursday 21 August from 11am to 3pm, in the Piazza.

    Pop along to the Piazza to take part in some interactive activities.

    Come along and visit; Lancashire County Cricket, BMW and many more will be in attendance alongside the monthly Farmers' Market.

     

    When: August 21, 2014 (11.00am - 3.00pm)

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    INTERACT- Health & Wellbeing

    On: August 21, 2014 (11.00am - 3.00pm)

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