THE FRIENDS OF SALFORD MUSEUMS' ASSOCIATION
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.
Sunday 14th July 2019. Ordsall Hall Garden Party. The Friends are again supporting this event and will be serving the best and most delicious strawberry cream teas during the day. Come along to enjoy the numerous activities at the Hall and say 'Hello'.
Tuesday 13th August 2019 . Barton City Airport, Liverpool Road, Eccles M30 7SA Meet in Car Park at 1.30pm. Tour of Control Tower £2.00. More details to follow. The Airport is served by the 67 and 100 bus services: if travelling Westwards, alight at the stop by Barley Farm and walk some 400 metres to the Airport.
Wednesday 18th September 2019 (provisional). 2pm. The Old Medicine House, Blackden, Holmes Chapel, Cheshire CW4 8BY. Home to the Blackden Trust, founded by Alan and Griselda Garner, this is a refurbished three bay timber-frame building probably built in the early 16th century. Alan Garner wrote The Weirdstone of Brisingamen and other children's fantasy novels set in and around Alderley Edge.
We have arranged a guided tour (approx. 2 hours) which includes a talk about, and viewing of, some of the amazing archaeological finds from this very special site. The finds date from the Mesolithic to the Bronze Age, Roman, Medieval and Early Modern periods. The Trust’s Archaeologist Dr. Tim Campbell-Green is expected to be available on that date. The tour costs £10 pe person and includes tea and cakes served in the garden. Details of booking to follow
Saturday 21st September 2019. 10.00 am to 4.00 pm Salford Histories Festival, Walkden Methodist Church M38 9AN. Organised by Salford Local History Forum, this year's event promises to be bigger than ever with numerous displays, walks and talks relating to Salford's heritage. Click here for more details.
November 2019, Heritage Tour of the University of Manchester. Details to follow
December 2019, Friends Christmas Event. Details to follow
To find out about What's On at the Museum and Hall, please visit:
www.salfordmuseum.com or www.ordsallhall.com