Events and Trips
You are warmly invited to attend any of the following events. For most events there is no need to book in advance but it would be helpful if you would email email@example.com if you intend to come so that we have an indication of numbers likely to attend. On some visits there may be spare places in a Friend's car so please e-mail or 'phone Monica (0161 790 5752) if that would be helpful to you. Do e-mail to find out any more information or to suggest venues for future trips.
Wednesday 13th November 2019, Heritage Tour by the University of Manchester. It has not been possible to organise a private tour but you can join the free public tour described here. This tour takes visitors on a journey from the height of the industrial revolution to the white heat of 1960s scientific and technological innovation. Our guides explain the history of the Manchester Mechanics’ Institution founded by eleven successful merchants in 1824 to enable workers to acquire a basic education. Please make any bookings direct to the University.
Thursday 12th December 2019, , Buile Hall Park Hall, M6 8GL. 11.30am to 4.00pm Festive Lunch and Entertainment with Mark Valentine. NOW FULLY BOOKED. Click here for information.
Monday 16th December 2019 1pm Salford Museum and Art Gallery. Friends' Christmas Afternoon Tea. This includes festive sandwich fillings, mince pies, yule log, stollen and Christmas Cake with tea / coffee' A glass of mulled wine is an optional extra! There may also be a Christmas-themed Salford quiz. Price payable by cash on the day: £12.95 / head or £15.00 with the mulled wine. Please book your place with Monica as soon as possible as places are limited.
Monday 20th January 2020, 2pm Salford Museum and Art Gallery. A private tour of the widely-acclaimed A to Z exhibition, hosted by Edward Hurst, the Museum's Events and Programme Officer and star of the Edinburgh Festival. Please book your place with Monica.
Thursday 20th February (provisional) Damhouse historical Manor House and Tear Rooms. Astley Hall Drive, Tyldesley, M29 7TX Enjoy a guided tour of this elegant manor house dating from 1595 and listen to a presentation of its history. Details to follow.
Wednesday 25th March 6pm, Salford Museum and Art Gallery. The Friend's Annual General Meeting. This is your meeting so we hope for as large an attendance as in previous years. There will be refreshments and a talk by Dr Diane Duffy on 'Mrs Gaskell and her Salford Connections' which promises to offer a fascinating insight into local history. A formal agenda will be issued nearer the time and offers to join the Friends' committee will be actively sought. We look forward to seeing many of you there.
To find out about What's On at the Museum and Hall, please visit:
www.salfordmuseum.com or www.ordsallhall.com