Attention! Makers’ Market Opportunity


Quays Open Day Market

The Quays Open Day is a chance for the public to get under the skin of the organisations at the Quays as well as sample the best the area has to offer, with special tours and talks along with innovative performances and art installations. With a full marketing strategy and printed promotional material distributed throughout Greater Manchester we’re expecting a big crowd and we’d like to offer them the chance to see and buy some really beautiful, high quality and innovative design, crafts and art by having a high quality arts/craft indoor market on the day.

When: 26th October

Times: 11am until 4pm (market open)

Set up from 10am

Where: The Open Centre at Salford Quays/MediaCity

What we will provide: Tables, venue and marketing

What you will provide: high quality arts and crafts for sale, and table a covering to make your stall look pretty

What you need to do: To apply for this please send images of three examples of your work along with a brief CV including postal address. Please send to . Please note we have a limit of 20 tables available. Deadline for applying for a table October 16th by 12noon.

If you are selected: we will ask you to send a cheque of £50, made payable to The Lowry Centre Ltd, which we will hold until after the event and then post back to you.

TRAVEL INFORMATION: The Quays road will be closed from the junction with Waterfront Quay and Capital Quay to the junction at Furness Quay from 8pm on Friday, 25 October to 6am on Monday, 28 October. All Metrolink services in the immediate area are also affected.

As such, it is very important that you allow additional time for your journey to The Quays.

Planning to travel by car?
An alternative route to The Lowry by car would be to take the Broadway turning from Trafford Road and follow it round to The Quays road (passing the Harbour City Metrolink stop). Accessing The Lowry via the crossing at Huron Basin.

Planning to travel by Metrolink?
A replacement bus service will operate on the Eccles to Deansgate-Castlefield via MediaCityUK line. Replacement buses do not call at Pomona. Passengers for Pomona should use replacement bus stops at Exchange Quay. Please buy your ticket from a Metrolink ticket machine before boarding the replacement bus.

For details of the bus stops on this replacement service, click here.

Planning to travel by bus?
Local bus services to Salford Quays will follow authorised diversions put in place by Transport for Greater Manchester.

Please allow extra time for your journey. For more information about journey planning, visit:

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