Christmas with SCL

Christmas

Get in the festive spirit and join us for a programme of great events and activities across Salford Community Leisure.

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Salford Museum & Art Gallery

Gin TastingMonton Voices Choir

Sunday 2 December, 1.30-3.30pm
FREE, no booking required

Come and join in the Christmas celebrations as we give a warm welcome to the return of Monton Voices Choir. This free Christmas Carol takes place in the unique setting of our Victorian Gallery and will be sure to put you in the festive spirit. View full event.


Musical Revolutions

Wednesday 5 December, 6.30-7.30pm
£4.50, booking required

Professor Stephen Davismoon brings an introduction to the changes that occured in musical thinking during the first two decades of the 20th century - the years leading up to, during and immediately after WW1. View full event.

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Christmas Gin Tasting with Gin Meister

Wednesday 5 December, 7.00-9.30pm
£30 General Ticket / £39.95 General Ticket + anti-pasti platter

A unique location for Gin Meister's Christmas fabulous Gin Tasting evenings!

Enjoy 5 artisan gins that epitomise the festive spirit in fantastic surroundings of Salford Museum and Art Gallery. View full event.

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Christmas Platters in the Museum Cafe

Available from Monday 3 to Wednesday 19 December, until 3pm
£12.95 per person or £9.95 with a soft drink, booking required

Get into the festive spirit and indulge with Prosecco and a platter. Enjoy a glass of Prosecco and a delicious selection of cured meats, cheese, chutneys, olives and artisan bread. Vegetarian and non-alcoholic options also available.

To reserve a table call 0161 778 0806.

Ordsall Hall

Ordsall Hall

Faux Stained Glass Workshop

Sunday 25 November, 1.00-4.00pm
£12.50 (plus booking fee), booking required

Come and make a 'faux glass' panel inspired by Christmas and winter designs. All materials are safe and easy to use. 

Full tuition provided. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Suitable for ages 7 years +.

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Ghostly Stories in the Great Chamber

Sunday 2 December, 1.30-3.30pm
FREE, no booking required

Join us in the Great Chamber (said to be one of the most haunted rooms in Ordsall Hall) for an afternoon of family friendly ghost tales. View full event.


BBC Philharmonic

Sunday 2 December, 5.30-6.30pm
£3.50 per adult | £3 per child, booking required 

Be captivated by music played by members of the internationally acclaimed BBC Philharmonic Orchestra in the stunning surroundings of the Great Hall. The programme will include some seasonal favourites to get you feeling festive! Ticket prices includes a hot drink and a delicious mince pie. View full event.

Book now to avoid disappointment. BBC Philharmonic events also sell extremely quickly!

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Meet Father Christmas

Sunday 9 and 16 December, 1.00-3.30pm
£5 per child, booking required

Come and meet Father Christmas in his magical grotto at Ordsall Hall. Children will receive a special gift (only is they are good!). 

DateEvent listingTickets
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The Tin Soldier

Thursday 13 December, 6.30-8.30pm
Adult £12 | Child and Concession £10 | Family Ticket £38, booking required

Toy soldiers, goblins and ballerinas... all the ingredients for a perfect family show!

Filled with wonderful puppetry, multimedia and live music, this is a family Christmas story not to be missed! Performed by Folksy Theatre in the Great Hall. View full event.

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Music and Performing Arts Service (MAPAS)

MAPAS ChristmasMAPAS Christmas Showcase Concert

Monday 3 December, 6.30pm
£5 per adult | £3 concessions, no booking required
Venue: St Philip's CE Church

Come along to the first of our Christmas Showcase performances to hear what our Arts Centre members have been working on this term. View full event.

No pre-booking required, tickets available on the door. Free for under 5s.


MAPAS Christmas Showcase Concert

Wednesday 5 December, 6.30pm
£5 per adult | £3 concessions, no booking required
Venue: St Philip's CE Church

Come along to the second of our Christmas Showcase performances to hear what our Arts Centre members have been working on this term. View full event.

No pre-booking required, tickets available on the door. Free for under 5s.


MAPAS Christmas Showcase Concert

Thursday 6 December, 6.30pm
£5 per adult | £3 concessions, no booking required
Venue: MAPAS Arts Centre

Come along to the third of our Christmas Showcase performances to hear what our Arts Centre members have been working on this term.  View full event.

No pre-booking required, tickets available on the door. Free for under 5s.


MAPAS Carols

Saturday 8 December, 10.00am
FREE, no booking required
Venue: ASDA, Swinton Square

Join us at ASDA in Swinton for some festive music performed by members of the MAPAS Arts Centre. There will be singers, violins, clarinets and perhaps a tuba or two! View full event.


MAPAS Carols and Choirs

Tuesday 11 December, 6.15pm
FREE, no booking required
Venue: St Peter's CE Church, Swinton

This is a festive celebration for school choirs, providing the opportunity for primary and secondary school choirs to gather and perform a selection of massed items along with an individual song from each choir. View full event.


MAPAS Carols

Sunday 22 December, 12.00pm
FREE, no booking required
Venue: ASDA, Swinton Square

Join us at ASDA in Swinton for some festive music performed by members of the MAPAS Arts Centre. There will be singers, violins, clarinets and perhaps a tuba or two! View full event.

Libraries

A Very Jolly Christmas at Blackleach Country Park

Saturday 8 December, 10.00am-12.00pm
£1 per child, no booking required

Follow the jolly Christmas trail around the park, listen to some Christmas stories and decorate a yule log with the ranger. View full event.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Festive Family Crafts

Saturday 22 December, 10.00-11.30am
£1 Library Members | £1.50 Non-Library Members | £3 Families. no booking required

Drop in for some fun, festive crafts at Swinton Library! View full event.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Other events across SCL

ChristmasChristmas Festival

Saturday 15 December, 12.00-4.00pm
FREE, charges will apply for some activities
Venue: Clarendon Leisure Centre

Enjoy family time and bring the children along to enjoy the festivities.

Free magic show and party games (1.30-2.30pm), gift stalls, table top sales, Santa's Grotto, giant inflatable obstacle course, bouncy castle, festival face painting, glitter tattoos, tombola, Christmas arts and crafts, aqua blast pool slide (12.3pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm).

Do you sell gifts or have unwanted items? Then why not book a stall for just £5. Please contact Clarendon Leisure Centre on 0161 736 1494 for further information. View full event.


Christmas Tea Dance

Friday 21 December, 1.00-3.00pm
£5 per person, booking required
Venue: Salford Sports Village

Join us at Salford Sports Village for our festive Afternoon Tea Dance with a live singer!

Delicious turkey and cranberry sandwiches, an assortment of scrumptious cakes and unlimited tea and coffee included in the ticker price. Vegetarian options available, please inform us when booking your tickets. View full event.

Limited spaces available so booking is essential. Book by calling 0161 604 7600. 

Gift ideas

Watersports gift voucherWatersports Gift Voucher

£5 / £10 / £20 vouchers available

This Christmas give them an experience they won’t forget…

Activities range from wakeboarding and kayaking to sailing and powerboating, take your pick! If you would like to purchase a particular course or activity please book directly with The Helly Hansen Watersports Centre on 0161 877 7252. 

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3 month gym membership voucher

£80 for an unlimited 3 month gym pass

Give the gift of fitness (or treat yourself) this Christmas with one of our gym membership vouchers!

The membership will allow unlimited use of all 8 of our leisure centres. This includes access to all our 8 gyms, 6 pools, 300+ group exercises classes plus our steam/sauna rooms.

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