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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

Follow this link for details of Red Rose Forest volunteering opportunities

January 

January 31, Tree planting at Bickershaw, 10.00am-2.30pm: We are tree planting at Bickershaw North! We will be located to the east of Fir Tree Flash near to the Edna Road entrance to the site. No experience is necessary and tools are provided. Please wear warm waterproofs and sturdy boots. Hot drinks will also be provided.  For more information contact Jessica Thompson at Red Rose Forest: 0161 872 1660

February  

February 3, Guided walk around Manchester's Canals, 11am: Join Transport for Greater Manchester on a guided walk around Manchester's Canals and learn about the industrail heritage of theses areas. Meet at the National Cycling Centre at 11am. To book, please contact Rhys on 0161 244 1340 or email

February 17, Wild Wood Holiday Club, Barlow Wood, Chorlton, 9.30am-3.00pm: For children aged 5-12 years. Spend all day in the woods, learning skills, exploring, making fire, green woodwork, arts and crafts, rope swings and much more. Led by Level 3 Forest School practicitioners. £25 per child and places are limited so please book in advance. Children will need to bring a large packed lunch, warm waterproof clothing and footwear. To book a place plese contact Manchester Forest Schools on or call 077919661424.

February 21, Tree planting at Mirlees Fields, Stockport, 10.00am-3.00pm: Join us for some tree planting at Mirlees Fields! You can find us in the centre of the site, access on foot via Crossfield Grove. Please contact Beth on details below if you would like a map of planting location. No experience is necessary and tools are provided. Please wear warm waterproofs and sturdy boots. Hot drinks will also be provided.  For more information contact Beth at Red Rose Forest: 0161 872 1660

February 24, Woodland management at Bickershaw, 10.00am-2.30pm: Come and have a go at some woodland managment at Bickershaw. We will be located to the east of Fir Tree Flash near to the Edna Road entrance to the site. Parking is available next to the flash with access via Edna Road. No experience is necessary and tools are provided. Please wear warm waterproofs and sturdy boots. Hot drinks will also be provided.  For more information contact Jessica Thompson at Red Rose Forest: 0161 872 1660 

February 25, Tree planting at Debdale Park, Gorton, 10.00am-2.00pm: We are doing more tree planting at Debdale Park! You can find us on the site of the old golf course by follwing the tree planting signs from the area around the tennis courts and playground.. Please contact Beth on the details below if you would like a map of planting location. No experience is necessary and tools are provided. Please wear warm waterproofs and sturdy boots. Hot drinks will also be provided.  For more information contact Beth at Red Rose Forest: 0161 872 1660

March 

March 4, Tree planting at Mirlees Fields, Stockport, 10.00am-3.00pm: Join us for some tree planting at Mirlees Fields! You can find us in the centre of the site, access on foot via Crossfield Grove. Please contact Beth on details below if you would like a map of planting location. No experience is necessary and tools are provided. Please wear warm waterproofs and sturdy boots. Hot drinks will also be provided.  For more information contact Beth at Red Rose Forest: 0161 872 1660 

March 10, Woodland management at Bickershaw, 10.00am-2.30pm: Come and have a go at some woodland managment at Bickershaw. We will be located to the east of Fir Tree Flash near to the Edna Road entrance to the site. Parking is available next to the flash with access via Edna Road. No experience is necessary and tools are provided. Please wear warm waterproofs and sturdy boots. Hot drinks will also be provided.  For more information contact Jessica Thompson at Red Rose Forest: 0161 872 1660  

March 12, Tree planting at Debdale Park, Gorton, 10.00am-2.00pm: We are doing more tree planting at Debdale Park! You can find us on the site of the old golf course by follwing the tree planting signs from the area around the tennis courts and playground.. Please contact Beth on the details below if you would like a map of planting location. No experience is necessary and tools are provided. Please wear warm waterproofs and sturdy boots. Hot drinks will also be provided.  For more information contact Beth at Red Rose Forest: 0161 872 1660 

Regular 

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. 

Submit your own event here

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