Research in the Park at Peel Park

Kristy Stott, Theatre Editor
Research in the Park at Peel Park
University of Salford

Research in the Park at Peel Park, Manchester 12 July 2019 Entrance is free

This is your opportunity to join researchers from the University of Salford in the beautifully historic Peel Park. For a fun-packed, weird and wonderful day out this summer, round up your brood and head to Salford for Research in the Park.

Everyone is welcome at Research in the Park and all of the activities will be child-friendly. Staff and students from across the University will demonstrate some of their latest research across the arts, science and music. With fun, interactive stalls and activities, there will be plenty of opportunities for visitors, of all ages, to join in.

With fun, interactive stalls and activities, staff and students from across the University will demonstrate their latest research.

There will be blankets available to borrow so get that delicious picnic packed and make a day of it. And there’s no need to worry about the weather as the University have booked a space inside just in case it rains. They’ve got everything covered. Literally.

Everyone is welcome at Research in the Park and all of the activities will be child-friendly.

Relax in the open air and find out all about some of the intriguing and wonderful work that takes place at the University of Salford.

Research in the Park at Peel Park, Manchester 12 July 2019 Entrance is free

Where to go near Research in the Park at Peel Park

Manchester
Music venue
Peel Hall

One of a few remaining Gothic concert halls in the United Kingdom. It has tiered seating for 370 and is housed in the Peel Building which stands at the front of the Peel Park Campus.

Salford
Restaurant
Old Pint Pot

This lively spot could be considered a jack of all trades – pub, restaurant, events space and live music venue.

Laura Daly: The Storm Cone at Peel Park, Salford
Salford
The Storm Cone, Peel Park

The Storm Cone is a digital artwork and soundscape by artist Laura Daly and composer Lucy Pankhurst, which simulates lost park bandstands and explores their forgotten histories.

Manchester
Gallery
Hot Bed Press

Hot Bed Press, based at the Casket Works in Salford, is a not-for-profit printmakers’ studio, is now the largest open-access print workshop in the region.

Salford museum and art gallery exterior
Manchester
Museum
Salford Museum and Art Gallery

Salford Museum and Art Gallery is a friendly city museum close to Peel Park with special appeal to families; the highlight is Lark Hill Place, a charming Victorian Street installation.

Salford
Gallery
GK Gallery

This Chapel Street gallery and tea room hosts 8-12 week long exhibitions giving emerging artists a chance to showcase their work.

Chapel Street
Gallery
Islington Mill

A former cotton spinning mill, Islington Mill in Manchester now houses artists’ studios, galleries, a recording studio, a nightclub, cafe and B&B.

Salford Makers
Chapel Street
Event venue
Salford Makers

Salford Makers are a collective of artists, designers, educators and makers based at Islington Mill in Salford.

Manchester
Event venue
7 Spot Pottery

Part of Salford Makers, 7 Spot is a 360 square foot ceramics studio offering classes and workshops as well as studio space for members.

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