Morrissey is opening a pop-up store – at Salford Lads Club!

The Manchester Evening News reported our special pop-up shop.

Morrissey merchandise will be on sale in his ‘Mpourium’ including limited T-shirts, vinyl, and his books for three days to coincide with the weekend that the singer is performing in Manchester.

Morrissey’s gig will take place on Saturday August 20th at Manchester Arena and the shop will open each day from August 19th to 21st.

  • Friday 19th August (10.30am – 4.30pm)
  • Saturday 20th August (10.30am – 4.30pm)
  • Sunday 21st August (10.30am – 3pm)

We will also be selling Salford Lads Club merchandise and showing a collection of photographs of Morrissey and Marr taken by fan, Colin Howe, in 1983. Colin will be here in person on Saturday 20th to sign books and posters.

All welcome, no need to book!

The Smyths, live from Salford Lads Club

Nick Melvin a passionate devotee of The Smiths thought all his dreams had come true when his staff from Marketing Agency Delineo arranged a surprise birthday party at the club. The extra surprise was that they had booked the foremost Smiths tribute band in the UK, The Smyths . It was also a dream come true for The Smyths, who performed live from the concert hall stage for the first time.

Afflecks Palace mosaic donated to Salford Lads’ Club

Elaine Walsh of Afflecks Palace has donated  the original Moz mosaic                       

by Mark Kennedy to Salford Lads’ Club. It will be installed in the Smiths Room.

Leslie Holmes said  “ I’m sure that music fans from all over the world who visit

Manchester and Salford Lads’ Club will be delighted that  this original mosaic

has been saved and will be on permanent display”

 

Salford Lads’ Club open for Moz weekend 27- 29 July

The club will be open for 3 days to welcome Morrissey and Smith fans during Morrissey’s’ homecoming gig at the Manchester Arena.

We will be open from 12- 4pm on Friday 27th, Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th July.

Please come along to see the Smiths Room, and our new display of 100 pictures of the clubs camping holidays from 1904 – 2012.

Refreshments available all day

Detail of how to find us.

Stephen Wright photo shoot to find the new smiths fans.

The Smiths by Stephen Wright
The Smiths by Stephen Wright

On Saturday 3rd March, iconic Smiths photographer Stephen Wright will be here for a special photo shoot for Smiths and Morrissey fans. The new pictures will be going towards an exhibition at the Holden Gallery in Manchester, alongside Stephens original smiths pictures from 1985

So if you have the confidence and the style, Morrissey-esque quiffs, tattoos – please come along between 2pm and 5pm.

New T shirt from Topman

Smiths fans from leicestershire  model our new t shirt
Smiths fans from leicestershire model our new t shirt

We have a new T shirt available, courtesy of Topman, who have helped our fundraising campaign by designing and printing it for us. We are also grateful to 3 smiths fans from Leicestershire who called by last week and agreed to model the new shirt.

Its in black with a picture of the famous sign and includes the club motto
To Brighten Young Lives and Make Good Citizens

The T shirts cost £10 with all proceeds going to the clubOrder yours now!

Strictly table tennis?

The Smiths Indeed in the senior games room
A picture from the newly restored senior games room at the club. The sport usually taking place here is table tennis, but this week Liverpool based Smiths tribute band,The Smiths Indeed launched their 25th anniversary “Meat is Murder” tour “ The event was filmed for the BBC North West Tonight programme.