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What’s on

This is a place that immerses you – that surprises and inspires you.

With friends, with family: enjoy one of the UK’s most creative waterside destinations. Our carefully curated programme of events and attractions means there’s always something that will inspire you – every month of the year.

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Markets

25th - 27th May 2024

The Makers Market at Quayside

The Makers Market brings together independent artisans, makers and businesses to create brilliant, local community monthly markets – where you can find a wide selection of the finest local makers, bakers, crafters and so many more!

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FestivalFestival

15th - 16th June 2024

We Invented the Weekend Festival

The countdown’s on! Join us on June 15th-16th for a celebration of leisure time, personal style, and community spirit. With FREE performances, workshops, and activities for all, it’s an event you won’t want to miss.

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FestivalFestival

20th - 21st July 2024

Classic Car Boot Sale

Expect a celebration of classic vehicles, vintage and designer secondhand fashion and homewares, street food and bars serving from classic buses, vans and trucks all set to vinyl spinning DJs.

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CommunityBusiness

6th May 2023 - 31st December 2024

Quayside Tours

Whether you are a local resident, student or here on a short visit our ‘Unlocking the Quays’ walking tour is a ‘must-see’ event for all age groups. Our local guides are dedicated to making your visit an unforgettable experience.

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Trail

1st January - 31st May 2024

Echo Salford Trail

Echo Salford is an exciting new augmented reality (AR) experience that takes users across the places and spaces of Salford’s iconic musical and cultural history.

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MusicMusic

28th January - 31st May 2024

What’s On at 11 Central

Dive into whirlwind at 11 Central, where soulful R&B, dynamic jazz-soul, electrifying DJ sets, multicultural acoustic duos, and the discovery of emerging talents with BBC Introducing create unforgettable moments every week. Expect the unexpected with food, cocktails, the microbrewery, gin tasting and lots of events.

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CommunityBusiness

1st April - 1st September 2024

The Coronation Street Experience

Step into over 60 years of drama: Once the cast and crew head home after a week of filming, take an exclusive behind the scenes look at the world’s largest single TV working production set