There is plenty to do across Salford this Heritage Open Day weekend.

Amongst the gems on offer, there are guided walking tour of old pubs and breweries of inner Salford visiting the locations of some of Salford’s beery history and put them into a modern context.

The walks run from the New Oxford, Bexley Square, Chapel Street,at 3.00 pm Friday, Saturday And Sunday.

There is plenty going on at Ordsall Hall as well including the chance to find out about sixteenth and seventeenth century gardening on a special tour from an ‘in character’ sixteenth century gardener.

There is also a Ordsall Hall Faces and Places’ tour with a special ‘behind the scenes’ guided tour of the hall.

Amongst the buildings open, the Higher Crumpsall & Higher Broughton Synagogue, built in 1928, the Synagogue is a fine example of Art Deco architecture and visitors will be invited to observe the latter part of Sabbath worship, and to visit as part of the Coach Tour on Sunday.

There is a chance to look at the Gothic Revival style of the Grade III listed Church of St Mary Magdalene in Eccles. Local organisations are being asked to provide a floral displays which reflects life in 1914. These will be displayed around the church.

You can learn all about the reproduction of a 1920s cinema complete with 1927 Wurlitzer Organ, plus a museum of the Theatre Organ at the Theatre Organ Heritage Centre and Museum in Eccles.

Sunday sees a guided tour of Weaste Cemetery, the final resting place of Sir Charles Halle, Mark Addy, Joseph Brotherton and Eddie Colman.

For details of this and more Check Out Salford’s Heritage Lottery Open Days Page


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