Wicked Wicketz

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Wicked Wicketz at MediaCity and Salford Quays, Manchester 11 September 2022 Entrance is free — Visit now

Feeling inspired by Freddie Flintoff and friends? See if you can hit the Wicketz with The Lancashire Cricket Foundation Inflatable Bowling Cage, down at We Invented The Weekend Festival this September.

And sports fanatic have plenty more to go at during the weekend. The festival sees the revival of Quay Culture’s Colour Swim – a unique fusion of open water swimming, live Samba music and dancing. And if you want to get out on the water without getting (too) wet, try out a katakanu courtesy of Salford Watersports Centre.

If staying on dry land is more your thing, join in with the hugely successful football sessions from Manchester United Foundations’ Street Reds, or learn some skateboarding skills with Northern Rolling.

Wicked Wicketz at MediaCity and Salford Quays, Manchester 11 September 2022 Entrance is free Visit now

Where to go near Wicked Wicketz

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Event venue
MediaCityUK Piazza

Open air square – notably not a Public Square  – owned by Peel Holdings who are the developers behind the Media CityUK project as a whole. It’s a fairly large…

Ice Rink
MCUK Ice Rink
at Media City

Embrace that most Christmassy of activities and get your skates on outside of the chaotic city centre this winter. The Ice Rink at Media City will be serving festive fun till January 5th.

Booths Media City

The Booths branch at Media City, Salford Quays is much appreciated by TV, radio and media executives who work in the area.

The Botanist Media City

The newest branch of the Botanist, featuring high-class herbal-infused cocktails and a variety of world cuisine – including those impressive hanging kebabs.

at Salford Quays

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The Quays
The Alchemist Mediacity

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Lowry Outlet Mall

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Irwell Sculpture Trail

The 33-mile trail, which follows the River Irwell from Salford Quays all the way to Bacup in Pennine Lancashire, has been around for over a decade, but it’s recently been restored and expanded.

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