HOME   ARCHIVE   GALLERY   SHOP   ABOUT US      
 

 
SALFORD GROUPS WANTED TO ORGANISE HERITAGE OPEN DAY EVENTS
 

Star date: 13th August 2017

'ALL OUR STORIES' WANTED FOR HERITAGE OPEN DAYS

Heritage Open Days is the largest grass roots celebration of history and culture in the UK, and takes place between 7th and 10th September, with open days all over the city, from Ordsall Hall to Agecroft Cemetery.

The theme this year is All Our Stories, and organisers are keen for communities to organise new events, which could be walks, talks, poetry readings, or raising awareness of a local building that needs restoring, or maybe saved from demolition.

Full details here...


Ordsall Hall Dirty Old Town Gasworks Ordsall Crown Theatre Eccles
Crown Theatre Eccles The Crescent pub Salford
click image to enlarge

Heritage Open Days are an absolutely brilliant celebration of history and culture in the UK; days when historical spaces fling open their doors for public tours and talks.

Classic places like Ordsall Hall, the Working Class Movement Library and Agecroft Cemetery usually take part, and are doing so this year during the event which takes place between 7th and 10th September. But organisers are looking for community groups to organise their own happenings, to fit the All Our Stories theme this year.

"We're really keen to encourage new events, and to reach potential participants who may like to take part who perhaps aren't aware of the festival" state the Heritage Open Days organisers "With registration extended this year to 1st September, we're keen to give people a chance to actively take part this year – even if they don't have a building themselves."

Events can be anything from walks to talks, poetry readings, film screenings or raising awareness of a local building that needs restoring, or maybe saved from demolition...

...The Crown Theatre Eccles...the Crescent pub...the Dirty Old Town Ordsall Gasworks...loads of places in Salford come to mind that could do with a bit of heritage reminding...

All groups have to do is organise an event with public liability insurance in place, and register it with Heritage Open Days, which will then include it on a searchable list of Salford events (click here for details).

In the meantime, events already registered and happening can be viewed on the Heritage Open Days website – click here

"Salford's Heritage Open Days programme has something for everyone, from an eco refurbishment of a Victorian terrace on Hersey Street to the chance to join in with the community choir at Sacred Trinity" says Annie Reilly, Heritage Open Days Manager
"This year's theme is All Our Stories which celebrates the people and culture that make where we live special..."

Jane Lowe wrote
at 18:46:54 on 14 August 2017
I have lead guided tours of St Andrew’s Church on Chadwick Rd, Eccles (M30 0NZ) on Heritage Open Days several years running. One of the things I like best about it is the way I often learn something from the people I am showing round as they have stories to tell about St Andrew’s and Eccles. This year St Andrew’s Church will be open on Saturday 9th September from 10:30 to 3pm with guided tours at 11am and 2pm. The church is a grade II* listed Victorian building with magnificent stain glass windows and over 50 examples of decorative stonework. Definitely part of the local heritage!
 
Michael James Felse wrote
at 16:03:19 on 13 August 2017
Excellent, good news is always welcome.
 
Please enter your comment below:
 
 
 
Salford Star Hoodies
Salford Star contact
Deli Lama
advertisement
 
Contact us
phone: 07957 982960
Facebook       Twitter
 
 
Recent comments
article: PETITION AND PROTEST PLANNED OVER SALFORD SCHOOL HEAD TEACHER SUSPENSION
Poor record keeping means fraud. How can you have a petition when nobody actually knows what the suspension was for. Counc... [more]
article: SALFORD PEOPLE TO JUDGE WHETHER PLANNING COUNCILLOR BROKE RULES
Bob the regular, there is only one definition of permeability in planning law, and that is physically being able to move through t... [more]
article: SALFORD PEOPLE TO JUDGE WHETHER PLANNING COUNCILLOR BROKE RULES
Wrote, Salix could not use all their surplus funds all on one block of flats to the detriment to all their other properties. How d... [more]
article: SALFORD PEOPLE TO JUDGE WHETHER PLANNING COUNCILLOR BROKE RULES
"...where do you think Salix should magic the money to update the flats from." Just throwing a stick of butter in the mix here but... [more]
article: PETITION AND PROTEST PLANNED OVER SALFORD SCHOOL HEAD TEACHER SUSPENSION
Salford_lad is right. Suspensions don't happen without a reason, especially after a long investigation. I had a colleague, when I... [more]
 
 
 
 
 
Days
Hours
Minutes
Seconds
 
 
 

Donate

Help the Salford Star...

all donations welcome

 
 

More articles...

A YEAR AFTER SALFORD CLADDING SCANDAL INDEPENDENT TENANTS MEETING TO BE HELD

Star date: 16th July 2018

CLADDING, SECURITY, FIRE SAFETY AND MORE TO BE DISCUSSED AT PENDLEON TENANTS MEETING

As the Grenfell Tower victims said, before the tragic fire their warnings were not listened to by the authorities. Now tenants in Spruce Court, Pendleton, who are still living with the dangerous cladding, have called an independent meeting for tomorrow, Tuesday, 17th July, to discuss cladding, security and more, while Thorn Court residents are also complaining about the same issues.

Full details here...

PETITION AND PROTEST PLANNED OVER SALFORD SCHOOL HEAD TEACHER SUSPENSION

Star date: 15th July 2018

SCHOOL PROTEST PLANNED OVER HARROP FOLD HEAD AND STAFF SUSPENSION

After Salford City Council suspended Harrop Fold School Head, Drew Povey, and three other staff members last week, supporters have launched a petition to reinstate them, while pupils and parents are planning a protest at the school this Thursday.

Full details here...

FANGIRL CELEBRATION OF SUPER-FANS COMES TO SALFORD FOR GM FRINGE

Star date: 15th July 2018

FOR THOSE WHO GO THE EXTRA MILE IN PURSUIT OF AN ICON

Fangirl by Quina Chapman
Thursday 19th and Friday 20th July
Kings Arms 7pm £6

Do you go the extra mile in pursuit of an icon? Fangirl, at the Kings Arms this Thursday and Friday, deconstructs the 'condition' through songs, rhymes and laughs. A Greater Manchester Fringe must-see, enthuses Ian Leslie.

Full details here...

THOUSANDS ATTEND TRUMP GO HOME RALLY MANCHESTER

Star date: 14th July 2018

DONALD TRUMP... 'THE WORLD'S MOST DANGEROUS LEADER SINCE THE 1930s' 

Thousands of people packed Albert Square in Manchester last night to voice anger over US President Donald Trump's visit to the UK. Groups from every section of society that Trump has dissed were represented on stage – from Mexican dancers to an ex-US soldier, to trade unions, peace, climate change, refugee, LGBT and women's rights campaigners, plus spokespeople for youth and children. 

To kick off the evening, Manchester councillor, Pat Karney, called Trump "The most dangerous leader since the 1930s...we have to stop the ideas of Trump going across the world..."

Full details here...

TRUMP GO HOME BUS HITS SALFORD

Star date: 13th July 2018

'MANIAC' TRUMP NOT WELCOME HERE

A red open top double decker bus toured Salford this morning covered in slogans reading 'Trump Go Home'. It stopped off at Salford Precinct, Salford Royal Hospital, Langworthy Road and the Civic Centre before heading off to Manchester.

The bus was sponsored by Swinton-based Mary Monson Solicitors, and Mary Monson told the Salford Star that "the idea that he'll come and be feted like a respectable person is appalling". Meanwhile Paul Kelly, President of Salford TUC, called Donald Trump an "ultra-capitalist maniac".

Full details here...

 



written and produced by Salfordians for Salfordians
with attitude and love xxx