Trafford residents are welcome at a number of attractions across the borough in a celebration of its culture.

The Heritage Open Days allow access to a range of experiences with a theme of 'Creativity Unwrapped'.

From September 8 all residents are welcome at a number of attractions over the course of around 10 days.

Liam Montgomery, the marketing manager for the festival, said: "We are excited to put the spotlight on the people and the places which give England’s heritage the 'X-Factor' and which inspire festivalgoers to engage with thousands of years of creativity."

Here is a list according to The Heritage Open Days website. There are thousands of other experiences across the country.

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St Antony's Church, Eleventh Street, Trafford Park

September 8 and September 10. No reservation needed.

A chance to look around St Antony's Church, which is one of the last churches of its type across the UK. The tin tabernacle is open to the public for a small number of services throughout the year.

St Michael's Church, Church Road, Urmston

September 9 only. No reservation needed.

A chance to look around St Michael's Church, which is in possession of items like photos and registers. The ringing room is open to the public up a spiral staircase and there is a timeline with a quiz.

Christ Church, Thorley Lane, Timperley

September 10 only. No reservation needed.

An insight into the church and, in particular, its furnishings from the Arts and Crafts movement. Edgar Wood, a proponent of the Arts and Crafts movement, lived on Hale Road close to the church.

Renew Hub, Nash Road, Trafford Park

September 15 only. Contact for a reservation.

A tour of the Renew Hub where items are repaired before these items are resold at the Renew Shops. The team from Recycle for Greater Manchester (R4GM) explain the importance of recycling.

Stretford Public Hall, Chester Road, Stretford

September 16 only. No reservation needed.

A tour of the public hall with a focus on the future of the site awarded to the community around eight years ago. There is an opportunity to listen to a talk on the history of the town by Alexa Fairclough.

Dunham Massey Tennis Club, Smithy Lane, Dunham Massey

September 16 and September 17. No reservation needed.

An exhibition to celebrate the club's 100-year history. There is an opportunity to play tennis and mini tennis.

Hale Unitarian Chapel, Chapel Lane, Hale Barns

September 17 only. No reservation needed.

An event to celebrate the chapel's 300-year history. The archives are accessible to the public and there are stewards to answer questions.

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