Gin tasting to makers’ markets: Salford’s top 5 events in May


With two bank holiday weekends and the promise of warmer weather, there’s a lot to love about the month of May.

And there’s no need to travel beyond Salford to make the most of it: here’s our round-up of the top events every Salfordian should know about.

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Worsley Woods- Walk In The Woods

Start the month of May with a spring in your step with this free to attend, ranger-led walk.

Date:Monday 1 May 2017

Time:10:00 to 12:00

Price:Free walk

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The Best of LS Lowry

Don’t miss out on seeing the largest public collection of paintings and drawings by LS Lowry in the world.

Date: Throughout May

Price: Free

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Gin Tasting at Ordsall Hall

A chance to for gin lovers to sample the best in Salford – in one of the city’s most beautiful venues.

Date:Thursday 18 May 2017

Time:19:00 to 21:00

Price:£25 booking required

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Watersports Day

From 8 to 88, Salfordians of all ages are invited to this free event to sample watersports at Salford Quays and celebrate living well with dementia, as part of Dementia Awareness Week.

When? Saturday 20th May, 10.30am – 4.00pm.

Where?Helly Hansen Watersports CentreSalford Quays

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The Lowry Makers Market

Sample the very finest local food, drink, art, design, vintage and modern craft carefully selected from local and regional artisans.

Date:Saturday 27 May to Monday 29 May 2017

Time:10:00 to 16:00


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