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Salford Quays, MediaCityUK

This summer is set to be the best ever with a free 4-day event that promises to be unforgettable.

Don’t miss the opportunity to experience a dreamscape like no other. Arboria is an epic structure that transports people to a sensory world of light and colour. Once inside, you’re free to explore the dazzling maze of winding paths and soaring domes.

 Entry is free. The experience is fully accessible and suitable for all ages. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Pre-booking will be available but isn’t essential. However, please note that capacity is limited.

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Architects of Air

Arboria Luminarium

Free Entry

Salford Quays, MediaCityUK Piazza, M50 2EQ

THU 30 MAY – FRI 31 MAY 2PM – 7PM




In an epic finale to the festival, Chris Bullzini will amaze audiences with a breathtaking high-wire performance spanning the water at Salford Quays, MediaCityUK. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the most extraordinary display of talent. Arrive early to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy ‘have-a-go’ circus skills with the opportunity to try a tight wire walk for yourself! Fun for all ages, and completely free.

Chris Bullzini

At The Edge

Free Event – No Booking Required

Salford Quays, MediaCityUK

SUN 2 JUNE @ 5.30PM


How to get here:

By Car

From the M60 take Junction 12 for the M602, exit at Junction 3 and follow the sign posts for The Quays. Parking is available at The Lowry Outlet, IWM North or MediaCityUK (charges apply).

By Tram

Trams to MediaCityUK currently run every 12 minutes from Piccadilly

By Train

From Manchester’s national railway stations, Piccadilly and Victoria you can travel to The Quays by Metrolink tram. Alternatively, from Salford Crescent station, catch a bus to The Quays.

By Bus

Service 250 – departs from Piccadilly Gardens Interchange.

Service 50 – from East Didsbury / Parrs Wood via Albert Square, Salford Crescent & Salford Shopping Centre.

Service X50 – from Piccadilly Gardens Interchange to Trafford Centre via Trafford Wharf Rd (IWM North)

Service 79 – from Stretford to Swinton via The Quays

Service 245 – from Altrincham to The Quays and MediaCityUK.

For up to date travel information, visit the Transport for Greater Manchester website.