Our new creative loan boxes (Canal in a Box), inspired by the Bridgewater Canal, are now available for free hire to older people’s groups in Salford. The boxes are ideal for day centres, care homes, nursing homes, sheltered housing schemes, charities and independent and community groups.
Each one is dementia friendly and designed to be flexible, so you can plan a series of activities using the whole box, or just dip in and out from the menu. You may even be inspired to go out to the canalside itself to take in its colours, sounds, buildings and spaces.
If you would like to book a box and get some top tips on how to get the most out of it, we are offering two free hands-on Canal in a Box sessions.
Thursday 20 April, 10am to 12.30pm
Tuesday 25 April, 1.30 to 4pm
Salford Museum & Art Gallery, Peel Park, Salford, M5 4WU
Places for both sessions are free but must be booked at www.est1761.eventbrite.co.uk