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Top 5 things to do in Salford this weekend

Its the weekend once again and what a selection of entertainment for you we have, from bat walks to brass bands, football to fruit foraging and more!

Bat Walk – Saturday 24 September 2016 – 7.15pm – 9pm

Join the Ranger on this fascinating, free night walk at Clifton Country Park, you will get a chance to use a bat detector to track down these beautiful creatures.

Please meet at the Visitor Centre at 7:15pm, bring a torch and wear suitable clothing. Suitable for all ages.

Cotton and Steel – Saturday 24 September 2016 – 10am – 4pm

On Saturday 24, September visitors to Salford Museum and Art Gallery can meet the artists behind the Cotton & Steel exhibition, Kevin Haynes and David Watson.

And for an added treat you can listen to the world’s whistling champion David Morris who will be on hand demonstrating how whistling was common amongst Victorian cotton and steel mill workers as it helped them through the extremely tough day. How can you resist?

Salford City FC – Saturday 24th September 2016 – 3pm kick off

Call in at Moor Lane and watch the Reds take on Brackley Town in what promises to be yet another great game with Salford City on a roll at the moment, so cheer along your local team!

Standard £7, Concessions £3

Last Night of the Proms – Saturday 24 September 2016 – 7.30pm – 10pm

Call in at Eccles Town Hall for what promises to be an evening of musical delights as Eccles Borough Band play both classical and popular music to suit all tastes.

Free admission but donations are welcome.

Foraging – Fruits of the Forest – Sunday 25 September 2016 – 14:00 to 16:00

Clifton Country Park, Clifton House Road, Swinton M27 6NG. Meet at the Visitor Centre at 2pm.
Join expert Dave Winnard for a walk around Clifton to find out what the tasty edibles of nature have to offer. Nettle soup or acorn tea perhaps? Don’t skip lunch!

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