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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

February  

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

February 28 & March 1, Two day hedgelaying course, Sale Water Park, 10am-4pm: Learn some new skills with TCV on this two day hedgelaying course at Sale Water Park. The course is free and booking is essential. To find out more or sign up please contact Ally on 07764655693 or   

March 

March 1, Woodland festival, Hollingworth Lake, 11.00am- 3.30pm: JoinRochdale's countryside rangers and Red Rose Forest for a spectacular woodland festival. Have a go at some traditional woodland crafts, enjoy a taste of some woodland products and watch master craftsmen at work. Also, find out more about Rochdale's woodlandsa and their wildlife. For more information rinfg the countryside rangers on 01706373421. 

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 7, Coppicing course, Sale Water Park, 10am-4pm: Learn all about coppicing with The Conservation Volunteers on this one day coppicing course at Sale Water Park. The course is free and booking is essential. To find out more or sign up please contact Ally on 07764655693 or

March 8, Coppicing course, Sale Water Park, 10am-4pm: Learn all about coppicing with The Conservation Volunteers on this one day coppicing course at Sale Water Park. The course is free and booking is essential. To find out more or sign up please contact Ally on 07764655693 or

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 11 &13, Hedgelaying training, Crescent meadows, Salford, 10.00am-3.00pm: Come along to the banks of the River Irwell and learn the traditional craft of hedgelaying. No experience necessary. The course will be run by Rick Parker from Bolton Conservation Volunteers and the Salford Rangers. Please bring suitable outdoor clothing and a packed lunch. Tea, coffee and all tools will be provided. For further information or to book your place please email or ring 0161 790 7746. Meet at Meadow Road, by the entrance to the Crescent Meadows, off Riverside, Lower Broughton, M7 1PA.

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 

March 17, Coppicing course, Sale Water Park, 10am-4pm: Learn all about coppicing with The Conservation Volunteers on this one day coppicing course at Sale Water Park. The course is free and booking is essential. To find out more or sign up please contact Ally on 07764655693 or  

March 21, Coppicing course, Sale Water Park, 10am-4pm: Learn all about coppicing with The Conservation Volunteers on this one day coppicing course at Sale Water Park. The course is free and booking is essential. To find out more or sign up please contact Ally on 07764655693 or  

March 29, Pavilion Planting Party, Hollingworth Lake, 1pm-3pm: Join rangers and the Friends of Hollingworth Lake at Pavilion cafe woodlands for this fruit tree and bulb planting event. For more details contact Hollingworth Lake Country Park Visitor Centre on 01706 373421

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. 

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