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Tag : SWINTON

01 Mar 2024

THESE WILL VANISH

THESE WILL VANISH SATURDAY 16th – 17th MARCH SWINTON SQUARE M27 4BD FREE 12pm, 1pm 2pm Saturday and Sunday. Artists Lowri Evans and Biff Roxby present ‘These Will Vanish’, a title taken from a local Swinton newspaper headline from 1969. Inspired by revisiting the 1973 Swinton and Pendlebury Arts Festival, using archive recordings and interviews with people that were there, this will be a beautifully evocative event, connecting Swinton’s past with its present. The performance will comprise of 5 scenes […]

01 Mar 2024

EXHIBITION A6 STORIES BY LEN GRANT

EXHIBITION A6 STORIES BY LEN GRANT 16th – 23rd March ARTS LET LOOSE The Unit 69-73 The Parade, Swinton M274BD FREE Well known artist Len Grant was specially commissioned for the NQL weekend to create drawings of the varied businesses along the A6 Chorley Road, and then write up the stories he heard whilst chatting with them. The resulting work can be seen in beautiful and poignant exhibition of prints and text at Arts Let Loose. There will also be […]

01 Mar 2024

IMAGINE A CITY

IMAGINE A CITY SATURDAY MARCH 16TH 10-2PM ARTS LET LOOSE The Unit 69-73 The Parade, Swinton M274BD FREE, DROP IN! City Designers, Builders and Refiners Workshop of the future: Unleashing Creativity with Buttress Architects!!! An event for children to let their imaginations run free, and for them to create a future city as they see it. This workshop will be hosted by Buttress Architects, who are a well established practice in Manchester. Using cardboard, old packaging and whatever else can […]

01 Mar 2024

KNIT & NATTER

KNIT & NATTER SATURDAY MARCH 16TH 10-12PM ARTS LET LOOSE The Unit 69-73 The Parade, Swinton M274BD FREE – DROP IN FOR AS LONG AS YOU WANT… The wonderful Knit & Natter group are going to leave their normal gathering point at The Hive Cafe in Victoria Park, and set up in Arts Let Loose for a couple of hours on the Saturday morning of the festival. Bringing their wonderful knitting skills, and some great conversation, this is a chance […]

01 Mar 2024

URBAN SKETCHING WITH LEN GRANT

URBAN SKETCHING WORKSHOP WITH LEN GRANT SATURDAY MARCH 16TH 10-1pm Meet at Arts Let Loose The Unit 69-73 The Parade, Swinton M274BD FREE, TICKETED Join well known artist Len Grant for a sketching workshop around Swinton Square shopping centre. Len will lead a group to two locations and demonstrate how to sketch the view before you, helping you with technique and composition. You will need a stool or folding chair to sit on, a sketchpad and pens or pencils. YOU […]

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