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Historic visit to Red Cloud High Indian School

setting off for Pine Ridge reservation

Tomorrow a group of young people and leaders from the club, set off on a historic visit to South Dakota at the invitation of Red Cloud High Indian School on the Pine Ridge Reservation. The group will lead soccer workshops, meet people in the community and visit the Wounded Knee Cemetery and the Crazy Horse Memorial.  The group will also visit Mt Rushmore, and The Badlands. The project has been funded by sales of the Smiths T shirt, courtesy of photographer Stephen Wright. The trip is featured in the Manchester Evening News tonight.  “Salford Lads Club set off on trip to America – thanks to Smiths shirt sales”

Salford Lads Under 16 win national five a side football trophy

under 16 national 5 a side champions B  2015

Our under 16 five a side football team made history today by being the first team from the club to win the National Title. They won the final of the Boys and Girls Clubs against teams from Newcastle and Durham. Along with our under 12 team they represented Greater Manchester in todays finals. In previous years our under 16 teams have made it to the North West Finals, but this year they achieved the top spot. A great achievement lads, well done.

Theatre workshop brings history to life

theatre workshop june 2015

Theatre came to the club today as part of the Ideas 4 Ordsall project. A drama workshop took place in the concert hall with students from Oasis Media Academy, followed by a promenade performance of the story of the Ordsall Barracks, devised by Rosemary Swift. Box of Tricks Theatre Company brought the production to life as the audience followed the actors around the building sharing tales of life in the Barracks over the past 200 years.

theatre at slc the barracks story 1