Salford Libraries Live

Salford Libraries Live

Salford Libraries Live brings great arts events to your doorstep.

This season we are hosted by Walkden Library. We have a classic fairy tale performance with a twist, Manga drawing for young adults, a celebration of International Women's Day with two fabulous authors, as well as a wonderful arts and reminiscence morning for Dementia Awareness Week.

There's a world of exciting things happening in Salford Libraries both on and off the shelves.

Don't miss out! Most of these events have limited space so make sure you book your tickets in advance.

Buy tickets online or simply pop into any Salford library to buy tickets in person.

Manga Cartoon Drawing Workshop with Simon Crook - 21/02/19

THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT

Venue: Walkden Library
Date/Time: Thursday 21 February 2019, 10.30am - 2.00pm
Cost: £3
Booking required: Yes
Suitable for: Young people aged 11 - 18 years

This is a packed introduction to Manga art! 

The first half of the session will teach you about face and body proportions, how to draw posed figures, customising the look, and understanding light and shadows. In the second half, we'll each sketch, ink and colour a character.

No previous experience is necessary and it'll be a guided step by step method that anyone can easily follow. View full event.

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Cath Staincliffe and Jane McNulty in Conversation - 08/03/19

Venue: Walkden Library
Date/Time: Friday 8 March, 2.00 - 4.00pm
Cost: £5 
Booking required: Yes
Suitable for: All

Come and celebrate International Women's Day with crime writer Cath Staincliffe and Salford-based author Jane McNulty. 

They will talk about their favourite booksand how they have shaped their writing in fiction, plays, screenwriting and TV. If you are looking for a good read, this event is not to be missed. Jane has written for Eastenders, Doctors, Heartbeat, The Bill and Peak Practice and her latest play is 'A Bed of Shards'. Cath will be launching her latest book, Fear of Falling. View full event.

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Goldilocks and The Three Bears Plus... - 12/04/19

Venue: Walkden Library
Date/Time: Friday 12 April, 11am and 2pm
Cost: £4
Booking required: Yes
Suitable for: All

A theatre show for families and children of all ages. Why not celebrate the Easter break with a magic retelling of the fairy tale children will have heard before, inviting them to join in with a porridge fest.

If you go down to the woods today, you will be in for a very BIG surprise as everything is in disguise and the story goes into the skies with this comical show based on Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Told through a 6ft tall book with 2ft pop ups!

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Everyone's a Star - Arts Workshop - 20/05/19

Venue: Walkden Library
Date/Time: Monday 20 May, 10.30am - 12.30pm
Cost: £4
Booking required: Yes
Suitable for: All

Remember entertainment from the 1950s, 60s and 70s? Come along and share your memories of music, comedy and theatre with artist Kate- Eggleston-Wirtz at this friendly hands-on workshop.

Using card, fabric, pictures, music and objects from 'the good old days', Kate will help you create your own personal world, where you're the star! You don't need to be an artist, all materials are provided, and there's even a brew! View full event.

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