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Below is a list of events coming up in Red Rose Forest.  Dozens of organisations send us events to include here every week Submit your own event here

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September 5, Practical Tool Use & Maintenance, Sale Water Park: A one day course ran by The Conservation Volunteers. Learn how to use and maintain hand tools commonly used in conservation activities, for example bowsaws, loppers, axes and billhoooks. Includes information on personal protective equipment. £50 per person exc. VAT. For more information or to book a place, please contact Ally on 0161 962 9409/07764655693 or email

September 5, Wildflower Meadow Management Day, Ince, 10am-4pm:  Learn about the importance of meadow management to keep wildflower diversity. Meeting point: Belle Green Lane, Ince WN2 2ET. Booking essential.Call LWT on 01942 726214 to book a place or email

September 12, Tree ID and leaf art, Touchstones, Rochdale, 1.00pm-2.30pm:  Join us to explore Broadfield Park for a leaf ID hunt and then create a coloured, scented salt dough leaf artwork at Touchstones.  Please bring a container to transport your creation home. Instruction will be given on how to bake to set your artwork when you get home. You MUST pre-book in person at Touchstones Rochdale reception desk during opening hours (Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm). Advanced booking is essential. Children MUST be accompanied at all times by a responsible adult (maximum 3 children per adult). Booked places will be held up until 5 minutes prior to the start time of a workshop - after this time, places will be offered to waiting families on a first-come first-served basis.

September 18, Bat walk, Wigan Flashes, 7.30pm-9.00pm: Join Lancashire Wildlife Trust for a bat walk around Wigan Flashes. Meeting point: Welham Road, next to Hawkley Hall High School. Booking is essential. Call LWT on 01942 726214 to book a place or email

September 25, Discover Aspull and Haigh's Natural Heritage, Aspull Library, 1.30pm-3.00pm: Join us at Aspull Library to discover how the landscape has changed since the 1890's  in Aspull and Haigh. We will be showing you how to use online rescources to explore your local area as well as looking at old maps and photgraphs to reveal the history of local landscapes. This event is free but booking is required. For more details or to book, please contact Beth on 0161 872 1660 or


Melody Memories: Come and join the sing along. This is great for anyone with dementia or Alzheimer's and their carers, or who is just becoming plain forgetful and enjoys singing! Event runs on the 2nd Monday of every month, 2pm-4pm at Trinity Community Church, The Amani Centre, Moss Lane East, Moss Side, M16 7DG. For more information contact Margaret on 0161 998 0747, Vivette on 07896578912 or Marlene on 0161 881 5019

Community Growing Sessions: Get your hands dirty at The Hub at Alexandra Park, Oldham. Learn how to grow your own fruit and vegetables at  these community allotment sessions every Monday 1pm-3pm, Wednesday 10am-12noon and Thursdays 10am-12noon.  Meet at The Hub. The entrance gate is on Kings Road next to the car park entrance, Oldham, OL8 2BH. Email to find out more:   

Birchfield Park Forest Gardenvolunteering days  3rd Sunday of the month: 1-3pm. Join the Friends of Birchfields Park in Rusholme for monthly work in the forest garden work including planting, weeding, mulching, pruning. Call Jane Morris on 07827 980684 for details.
Ongoing: K.I.T.E - Kids in the Environment . Kite is a group for young people aged 7 to 11 years who want to learn more about their environment and wildlife through a different activity each month.     First Sunday of every month. Email or call 0161 330 9613 to find out more. 

 NHS Health Walks across Manchester

Weekly health walks are led by Physical Activity Referral Service staff and volunteers and are open to everyone. 

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Last Updated ( Sep 01, 2015 at 04:29 PM )


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