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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 24, Bat walk at Urmston Meadows, 6.45pm: Join Greater Manchester Ecology Unit and Red Rose Forest  for an evening bat walk at Urmston Meadows. The walk will begin at 6.45pm and finish at approximately 9pm. Meeting point is the entrance which is half way down Riverside Road (not the one at the Riverside Road/Southgate junction). This event is free but booking is essential. Contact Beth on 0161 872 1660 to book a place. This acitivty has kindly been supported by the Urmston Community Panel.


October 28, Creative walk, Pennington Flash, 1-3pm: Easy going, carefully designed starting points will encourage each participants creativity to unfold in whatever form that they incline to; taking photographs, drawing, making marks, painting, writing...Materials will be provided yet please bring cameras or anything you wish to use. This walk is suitable for children of any age, young people and adults. Please come prepared to enjoy being outdoors with good footwear for walking, waterproofs and layers. Please enquire about accessibility. Some refreshment will be provided at the end of the walk. This walk is free of charge. For more information and to book a place contact Catherine Hawkins- Email: Tel: 0798 4123 445

October 29, Guided Nature Walk, Bickershaw, 9.30am-12.30pm: Join us for guided nature walk around Bickershaw in Wigan. The walk will be lead by local wildlife expert Dave Wilson. This event is free but booking is essential. Contact Beth on or 0161 872 1660 to book your place. You can find the meeting spot which is one of the entrances to the site just off Smiths Lane (B5237). If you are unsure please ask for a map when you book. 

October 29, Bulb planting, Bickershaw, 1.30-3.30pm: Join us to do some bulb planting at Bickershaw. Everyone is welcome and there is no need to book. You can find the meeting spot which is one of the entrances to the site just off Smiths Lane (B5237). If you are unsure please contact Beth for directions on or 0161 872 1660


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 17, 2014 at 02:25 PM )


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