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Top 5 things to do in Salford this weekend

The weather forecast for the weekend isn’t that promising, however here are our suggestions for having a fun time this weekend.

Piano Cad – Friday 8 July – 9pm – Late, Kings Arms, Bloom Street, Salford

Carry On meets Noel Coward, Comedy stand up, old time 1920s-1940s piano hits. Chats round the old Joanna. A jolly decent chap. Ghost of Britain’s past. The Crooner with a Schooner. He’s dropping in fora stiff one. Naked Ladies on the poop deck? Ding dong! I say! Rather!

Free admission.

Walkden De Janerio -Saturday 9 July – Sunday 10 July – 12:00 to 18:00

Brilliant weekend at Parr Fold Park, Walkden Road, Walkden, in the park with carnival atmosphere and traditional festival activities, includes funfair rides, animals, live music at the Victorian bandstand, festival food and drink, dancing, face painting, variety of colourful stalls and displays.

Entry to event is free.

For more information and stall booking, please call Sarah on 0788 566 5877.

Eccles Makers Market – Saturday 9 July 2016 – 10:00 to 16:00

The Makers Markets lands in Eccles transforming Church Street into a hub of creativity and a haven for food lovers. On offer the crème de la crème of Northern treats alongside art, modern craft and Vintage stalls.

There will be live music performances and a street food arena, making this a date you simply can’t miss.

Come on down and join us, this is something completely new and tasty for Eccles.

Plenty of car parking at John Williams street car park.

Echo Cafe and Art Exhibition – Saturday 9 July – 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Call in at the magnificently restored Eccles Town Hall and view the art exhibition by such artists as Bernard Marron and Peter Grove, with Live Music, Art Exhibitions, Craft Fairs and much, much more!

Lark Hill Place – Sunday 10 July – 10am 3pm

Visit Salford’s own Vicroruian street, complete with shops, pub, houses, wear period costumes and blend in with the atmosphere of cobbled streets and sound effects, a great day out.

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