Something For The Weekend: Fri 9 – Sun 11 May


1. The C Project – Fri 9 May – Sat 10 May

The C Project is a night of brilliant, sharp and moving new writing by some of Manchester’s most exciting playwrights, with some of the region’s best actors and directors, to raise money for specialist cancer centre The Christie. The production features brand new short plays written especially to raise funds for cancer care and research at The Christie.

Stories by Becky Garrod and Sarah McDonald Hughes (Once in a House on Fire), Chris Hoyle (Tinned Up), Ian Townsend (All The Bens), Francesca Waite (Stars Are Fire), Rob Ward (Away From Home), Rebekah Harrison (Behind Closed Doors), James Leach (My Arms) and Jo Kirtley-Pritchard (Loaded).


2. Can’t Draw Won’t Draw – Sat 10 May – Sun 11 May

So you’re convinced you can’t draw? Think again! Our popular two-day art course for those who believe they can’t draw but would like to learn. Who knows, once you’ve done this one you might even progress onto our intermediate course…Can Draw Will Draw!

Guided by professional artist Julie Mosley, you will be introduced to a variety of drawing techniques, materials and subjects, all designed to boost your confidence and encourage you to create. You will even visit The Lowry’s own Galleries for some inspiration. If you have always wanted to learn to draw, then this friendly and inspiring course is for you.

Suitable for beginner levels aged 18+.
The Studio
Times 11.30am – 3.30pm
Tickets £35 includes materials (£28 Salford residents & concessions)

Drawing Workshop (4)

3. Our House – Fri 9 May – Sat 10 May

Following on from the recent success of Rent and Sweeney Todd, All Saints Musical Productions are back and proud to present Our House.

Inspired by the music of Madness, this raucous musical comedy is an uplifting tale of life and love, heartbreak and hilarity, good and bad, set in London’s famous Camden Town.

Written by Tim Firth, and Winner of the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Musical, this show is set to have you laughing, crying and dancing in the isles.

Using some of the greatest hits from Madness including: Our House, Baggy Trousers, My Girl, Driving in My Car and the all-time classic It Must Be Love, you’d be mad to miss it!”