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Get in the festive spirit and join us for a programme of great events and activities at Salford Museum & Art Gallery.

Christmas Afternoon Tea

Date | Time: Available from 1st to 16th December 2021, 12:30 – 2:00pm
Adult – £12.95, Child – £8.95, booking required

Enjoy a festive afternoon tea treat at Salford Museum & Art Gallery this Christmas.

Afternoon tea includes a selection of sandwiches, festive cakes, scone with jam and cream and a choice of tea or coffee. There is also a smaller children’s selection which includes a sandwich, selection of festive cakes and a soft drink.

Bookings are available between 12.30pm and 2pm – please select your preferred arrival time when booking.


Monton Voices Carols in the Galleries

Date | Time: Saturday 4th December 2021, 12:00 – 2:00pm
FREE, no booking required

Monton Voices join us once more for a delightful afternoon of Christmas Carols in the museum for this free concert in the Victorian Gallery.


Christmas Calligraphy Workshop

Date | Time: Saturday 4th December 2021, 12:00 – 2:00pm
£15, booking required

A beginner intro to calligraphy with a festive twist.

Join local artist Caroline Coates to explore a range of calligraphy techniques. Including both traditional and modern calligraphy. All materials are provided, including Christmas card making supplies.


Jesmonite Workshop

Date | Time: Saturday 11th December 2021, 12:00 – 2:00pm
£20, booking required

This workshop, hosted by artist/maker Caroline Coates will introduce you to Jesmonite a unique material that’s an eco-friendly answer to concrete. During this workshop you will be taken though step by step the casting process You’ll make both a small pot and a coaster, perfect for a Christmas gift for a loved one or yourself!

Materials provided included a wide range of colours you will create unique pieces that will be ready to take home the same day.


Breakfast with Father Christmas

Date | Time: Various, see below
Children £15, Adults £8, booking required

Christmas has arrived at Lark Hill Place, and Father Christmas is paying us a very special morning visit!

On selected weekends we’re opening our doors early to some very special guests for a morning filled with crafts, food and a meeting with story time from the big man himself!

Recommended for ages 5+, prices include breakfast, a craft and a present from Father Christmas.

Father Christmas will be at Lark Hill Place between 9am and 11am on:

  • Saturday 11th December
  • Sunday 12th December
  • Saturday 18th December
  • Sunday 19th December


Salford Museum & Art Gallery: A Christmas Visit

Date | Time: From 1st to 23rd December 2021, various times – see below
Free (donations welcome), booking required

Take a step back in time to Lark Hill Place, an atmospheric re-creation of a typical northern street during Victorian times before taking in the upstairs galleries showing the social history and art collections and temporary exhibitions

During December we will be decorating the street for Christmas, with lots of festive things to spot! Celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas with our yuletide trail around the galleries!

Visits bookable Tuesday to Friday from 9.30am to 3.00pm and weekends from 11.30am – 3.00pm.