Salford Makers

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Salford Makers

Salford Makers are a collective of artists, designers, educators and makers based at Islington Mill in Salford. Regular workshops spanning a vast range of disciplines are held here multiple times a month.

As well as working on commissions, design projects and product development, Salford Makers operates a diverse participatory programme. Offering an inclusive space for members of the public and local community to collaborate on developing their own new products; “encouraging the development of new skills and skills sharing through making to support wellness and positivity” according to the collective’s founder Sally Gilford.

Islington MillJames StreetM3 5HW View map
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Opening Hours

  • Monday9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Friday9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday11:00am - 4:00pm

Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit.

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