Welcome to Manchester Confidential
Reset Password
The Confidential websites will be undergoing routine updates. This may cause the sites to go offline. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience.

You are here: Manchester ConfidentialNews.

Oh I do like to be beside the quayside..

Salford Quays may be the nearest to the seaside that Manchester’s ever going to get, but next week Blackpool is coming to town in the form of an exciting new exhibition at the Lowry.

Published on July 20th 2006.


Oh I do like to be beside the quayside..

Salford Quays may be the nearest to the seaside that Manchester’s ever going to get, but next week Blackpool is coming to Manchester in the form of an exciting new exhibition at the Lowry.

As part of the Lowry’s latest exhibition ‘Folk Archive’, which aims to show us that art and creativity is all around us, Blackpool illuminations are coming to town.

Visitors to the Lowry from July 22 will be able to see a selection of the UK’s most famous illuminations, along with a mini replica Blackpool Tower! Made from steel and covered in gold with lights running down the side, the 5.5m tower will stand in The Lowry’s foyer.

Included in the illuminations are life-size seahorses from the Coral Capers section, Mummies direct from the historical Egyptian tableau, giant My Little Ponies, Fish, Groovy Discs from the fun Flower Power and Lovers Knots.

For more information on the ‘Folk Archive’ exhibition, click here.

The illuminations will be switched on by Phoenix Nights’ Janice Connolly during a Family Fun Day on Sunday 23rd July, between 1 – 3 pm, where all children will receive a free stick of Lowry rock The lights will then continue to be lit up until the end of the exhibition in September.

Folk Archive: Contemporary popular art from the UK
22 July – 17 September 2006
Free Family Fun Day – Sunday 23 July, 1 – 3pm

Like what you see? Enter your email to sign up for our newsletters which are chock-a-block with more great reviews, news, deals and savings.

To post this comment, you need to login.Please complete your login information.
OR CREATE AN ACCOUNT HERE..
Or you can login using Facebook.

Latest Rants

Ok

Know your username(which is same as your employee number) Now click this link. And complete your…

 Read more
Anonymous

Link below to an MEN article on future plans for the area.…

 Read more
Deborah Greenwood

I grew up there and knew Jeannie glynn and Clifford my friend is the girl that Clifford was crying…

 Read more
Anonymous

Repeating,without any evidence the same point that socialism = public services is hardly…

 Read more

Explore The Site

© Mark Garner t/a Confidential Direct 2018

Privacy | Careers | Website by: Planet Code | SEO by The eWord