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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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July 9, Heritage Trees Walk, Broomwood, Timperley, 6.30pm-8.30pm: Join us for a free guided walk to discover Broomwoo'ds tree heritage. We will be looking at ten beautiful trees and learning about some of the mythology and symbolism from times gone by. This event is free but booking is advised. Please contact Janie on 0161 872 1660 or for more information. Meeting point: G-Force Internet Cafe, 65 Briarfield Road, Timperley, WA15 7DD.

July 11, Wild Women, Paupers Wood, Manchester, 10.30am-4.00pm: Join Wild Women for a day of fire making and wood carving! This women only day is a chance to gain the skills  to make great fires and learn to whittle wood, in a relaxed environment. To book please follow the link: 

July 15, Broomwood Buggy Walk, Timperley, 9.30am-11.30am: A free guided walk along beautiful Brooks Drive for those with small children or prams. This is a great opportunity to meet new people and talk while you walk. Simply drop by on the day! For more information contact Janie on 0161 872 1660 or email

July 18 & 19, Leadership and Risk Assessment Training, Sale Water Park: A two day course with The Conservation Volunteers teaching you how to plan and lead sessions safely, and write good risk assessments. £100 per person ex. VAT. For more information, please contact Ally on 0161 962 9409/07764655693 or email

July 22, Broadheath Bat Walk, Sale, 8.30pm-11pm: Join us for a bat walk along part of the Trans Pennine Trail. Listen to the different bat calls and watch as they fly above in search of food. These walks are FREE and  very popular so please ensure to book your place. Remember to bring a torch! Contact Janie on 0161 872 1660 or email Meeting point: Cherry Manor Education Centre, Cherry Lane, Sale, M33 4GY

July 22,23 & 24, Wild Wood Holiday Club, Barlow Wood, Chorlton, 9.00am-3.30pm:  Make new friends, explore the woods, climb trees, build dens, cook ona camp fire and much much more. Suitable for kids aged between 5 and 12. Sessions are led by level 3 Forest School practioners. Places are limited so please book in advance. £25 per day. To book a place please contact Sarah on 07791428876 or

July 23, Forest School practicioner taster session, 4.30pm-6.30pm: Join Muddy Feet for this taster session to have a go at woodland based activities, ask questions and find out more about the Forest School approach and its benefits. A range of activities such as playing games, making items from natural materials,  natural art, den/ shelter building, campfires will be included.

This session is outside so ensure you are dressed for the weather. The cost of this event is £10. For more information and how to book please visit


August 1, Emergency First Aid training, Sale Water Park: A one day course taught by qualified First Aid Trainers to HSE standards, providing you with the necessary level of First Aid knowlede for managing your group.£50 per person exc. VAT. For more information or to book a place, please contact Ally on 0161 962 9409/07764655693 or email .

August 5, Butterfly picnic, Green Hill, Flixton, 11am-2pm:  Join us for a family stroll (approx. 2 miles) on Green Hill and take part in the Big Butterfly Count. We will be looking at some of Trafford's most colourful butterflies and stopping for a picnic half way. This event is FREE, simply drop by on the day or contact Janie on 0161 872 1660 or to book a place. Meeting point: Ambleside Rooad, M41.

Remember to bring a packed lunch and sunscream!! 



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 .


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 ( Jul 03, 2015 at 10:29 AM )


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