Salford’s Ceremonial Mayor Councillor Karen Garrido is offering a packed programme of events up to Christmas to raise funds for her chosen charities.

She is aiming to raise enough money to refurbish a room next to the Haematology Unit at Salford Royal where patients receive treatment for cancer so children can visit patients and, through Kidneys for Life, to provide fistula bags for kidney patients.
Councillor Garrido has also launched a new charity – The Ceremonial Mayor’s Community Chest which will provide grants of up to £500 to community groups or individuals. It is open to everyone to bid for funds for things which will benefit Salford residents or help individuals achieve a personal goal. 
Saturday October 1, 7.30pm

Back to the 70’s and 80’s

The Rock Hotel, Peel Green Road, Barton
Live Music and entertainment by ‘Freak Out’ and hot buffet.£10 per ticket
Saturday October 15 as part of Salford’s Food and Drink Festival

Afternoon Tea with the Ceremonial Mayor
Ceremonial Mayor’s Parlour, Town Hall, Swinton.
Join the Ceremonial Mayor and Consort for afternoon tea. £10 per person, two sittings at 2pm and 3.30pm 
Saturday October 22, 7pm

Flat Caps, Whippets and Chains
Holy Rood Church Hall, Moorside Road, Swinton
An evening of Northern songs and dance featuring the famous ‘The Retronotes’
Pie and peas supper and licensed bar.£10 per ticket
Thursday November 17, 5pm
Clarin’s Night
Ceremonial Mayor’s Parlour, Town Hall, Swinton
Lots of Christmas goodies on sale and mini pamper sessions.Tickets are free

Saturday December 10, 7pm
Ceremonial Mayor’s Charity Ball
The Lowry Hotel, 50 Dearman’s Place, Chapel Wharf, Salford

Live music and entertainment by ‘Soul Fingers’ and three course meal

£50 per ticket or £450 for a table of 10
Tickets for all events are available from


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