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Bonhams Valuation Day

Monday 25 March, 11.00am – 3.00pm
£2, booking required

Have you got a collection you’d like to know more about? Think you may have a hidden treasure trove?

As we share some of our collections of lesser seen objects in the A-Z, we’re inviting members of the public to bring their collections to share and receive a public auction valuation from Bonhams auction house.

Funds from the event will go directly to restoration of our collections in our ‘restore display, enjoy’ campaign, and includes a valuation session with Bonhams and a private view of the A-Z exhibition.

Adventures in Storytelling & Park Trail

Wednesday 10 April, 12.00 – 2.30pm or 1.30 – 4.00pm
£4.50, booking required

Join our expert storyteller Rogan Mills on a journey through tall tales based on our A-Z Collection exhibition. Then, join the Peel Park Rangers for a journey through Peel Park inspired by the exhibition.

This interactive session will take place in our galleries and is the perfect family trip for Easter!

The A-Z of Illustrating

Sunday 14 April, 12.00 – 2.00pm
£10, booking required 

Caroline Coates leads this illustration workshop using our A-Z Collection as subject.

Explore and expand your drawing skills in this class perfect for beginners or those seeking to further develop existing skills.

All materials provided, just bring your imagination!

The A-Z of Calligraphy

Sunday 26 May, 12.00 – 2.00pm
£10, booking required

As part of our A-Z exhibition, this workshop gives you an introduction to the subtle and beautiful world of calligraphy.

Learn how to create your very own ornate and delicate writing, perfect for cards, illustrations, bullet journaling, and anything else you can think of!

Salford Safari with Peel Park

Sunday 9 June, 10.00am – 2.00pm
FREE, booking required

Join David Winnard of Discover the Wild on a safari through Peel Park, keeping your eyes peeled for bugs, birds and all sorts of park life in the park.

Then head into the museum to spy any of the wildlife in our A-Z exhibition before making a bug house.