Come visit beautiful downtown SoundsTown, a new development right in the heart of Salford! An imaginary community layered over the very real and thriving community of Chapel Street – now with more wacky neighbours! Includes all mod cons! You’re a lucky guy or gal to be part of this new & improved local locality.
On Bank Holiday Sunday, 6 May, come down, get the local flavour and visit all the shops and venues SoundsTown has to offer. Help your neighbours celebrate the 14th year since the founding of SoundsTown with music, performances and interactive art experiences. And don’t forget to shop local!
SoundsTown is brought to you by the Transatlantic Trade Partnership:Art Direction by visual artist Stina Puotinen and illustrator David Bailey.
For one day only, the community of SoundsTown opens its doors, and hearts, to you: the curious onlooker. So, join us in beautiful downtown SoundsTown! It’s all kinds of alllllllllright!
Explore SoundsTown throughout the SFTOC festival site
Here we will reveal the characters of SoundTown in the lead up to Mary Bank Holiday. Click on the pictures to find out more about your new favourite neighbours…
THE KING’S ARMS as ….. Miss Krystal’s Psychic Massage Parlour
THE SALFORD ARMS as ….. Tattoos by Lou
THE EGERTON ARMS as ….. Golden Balls Casino
BEXLEY SQUARE as ….. Bugsy’s Flea Market
THE NEW OXFORD as ….. E Z Post Office
DELI LAMA as ….. Loadsa Tomes Bookstore
SCHOOL OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC as ….. WSFTOC Radio
SALFORD CATHEDRAL as ….. The Grand Albert Royal Victoria Theater
ISLINGTON MILL as ….. Jumbo Express n Press Quick Wash Laundromat
REGENT TRADING ESTATE UNIT 5 as ….. Frank’s Gym
REGENT TRADING ESTATE UNIT 4 as ….. SoundsTown Academy of Painting and Decorating
REGENT TRADING ESTATE UNIT 2 as ….. Le Bump Discotheque
REGENT TRADING ESTATE CAR PARK as ….. JamJar’s Jamboree Farmer’s Market
ST PHILIP’S CHURCH as ….First National Bank of Soundstown
ANGEL CENTRE as ….. Shear Magic Hair & Nail Salon
THE OLD PINT POT as ….. Billy Bong’s Dope Discs & Barry Bang’s Bargain Bin
GK GALLERY as ….. Chocha Cafe
LE CASSIS as ….. The Grossery
HOT BED PRESS as ….. Pep Boys Auto & Lock Shop
FIVEFOURSTUDIOS as ….. Super Shine Car Wash Express