Tag: Arts

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“The people collecting it were almost in tears” – Salford theatre company donates over £13K to charity and creatives impacted by coronavirus

A Salford born TV actor has launched an online casting competition to raise money for a range of charities. Keaton […]

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“The arts industry will come back” – The Worsley Artist’s business that is still going strong through pandemic

Doodle Around an artist business created by Meryl Lydiate, from Worsley, is still managing to survive and keep going during […]

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“We were craving doing our art in a live space” – Another blow for Salford theatres as shows cancelled due to second lockdown

Salford Arts Theatre has had no choice but to cancel productions, including the forthcoming production A Hunger Artist. The show, […]

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“That fight for equality is everyone’s fight” – Black to the Future poetry event celebrates Black History Month

Salford-based poet ‘J’ Ahmed hosted a three-part series of virtual events in October titled ‘Black to the Future’ to mark Black History Month.

Pictured left to right: Jayne Gosnall, Shaun Kelly and Brody Salmon, local contributors to the anthology. Image courtesy of Church Action on Poverty.

“Creativity allows people to speak from their heart”: Church Action on Poverty publishes poetry anthology about poverty and lockdown

As part of Challenge Poverty Week on 12-18 September, a Salford-based charity, Church Action on Poverty, launched a poetry anthology […]

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“For us the recovery fund is very much about survival” Salford arts company offered lifeline from Culture Recovery Fund

Photo by Mark Waugh / Walk the Plank – Manchester Day Parade Salford based Outdoor Arts company Walk the Plank […]

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Salford Community Leisure take their craft socials online to help unite community and tackle mental health issues

Salford’s Craft Socials have gone online as a way to keep crafting alive through the global pandemic, despite lockdown measures. […]

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“So proud” – the Lowry shortlisted for work with disadvantaged kids during lockdown

The Lockdown Inclusion award searches for those that delivered an arts project or cultural education activity during the struggling times of lockdown

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“The arts sector is always portrayed as a ‘glorified hobby'”: Salford dancers outrage at government ad

Salford arts workers are furious at a government advert which encourages artistic performers to retrain for careers in different sectors. […]