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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

May

May 23, Heritage Tree Trail, Broomwood, Timperley, 10am: Take a stroll with Red Rose Forest and explore some of Trafford's heritage trees and the stories behind them. This event is FREE. Meeting point: Brooks Drive, Broomwood. For more information contact Janie on 0161 872 1660 or email  

May 27, Trees, Myths and Magic walk, 11am: Join Transport for Greater Manchester to discover the secret history of trees in magic, superstition and folklore with a gentle storll along the Rochdale Canal in Newton Heath. Starting point: outside Newton Heath Libary, Old Church Street, Newton Heath, Manchester, M40 2JB. This event is FREE. Please note the towpath can be muddy so please dress appropriately with sturdy shoes, and children under 16 should be accompanied by an adult. For more information contact Rhys Wynne at

May 27, Bat Walk, 9.30pm: This walk is led by South Lancs Bat Group and will set out from the NEPHRA Community Association House onto the Rohcdale Canal and Moston Brook with batdetectors to search out the secretive wildlife of the night. Everybody is welcome! Statrting point: NEPHRA Community Assocaition House, 27 Parkfield Rd North, New Moston, Manchester, M30 3TB. This event is FREE. Please note the towpath can be muddy so please dress appropriately with sturdy shoes, and children under 16 should be accompanied by an adult. For more information contact Rhys Wynne at  

May 29, Foraging & Fire family workshop, Healey Dell Nature Reserve, Rochdale, 1.00pm-3.30pm Join Red Rose Forest and NatureEd at Healey Dell Nature Reserve for a short walk foraging for wild ingredients to cook up a tasty treat on an open fire! This is a FREE session but booking is essential. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Fore more details and to book a place contact Rochdale Rangers on 01706 373421.

May 29, Wild Food Forage, 1.30pm: Discover nature's bounty on your doorstop with Transport for Greater Manchester and expert forager Jesper Launder, guiding you through the edible and medicinal plants and fungi along the canal. This event is FREE. Starting point: oustide Newton Heath Libary, Old Church Street, Newton Heath, Manchester, M40 2JB. Please note the towpath can be muddy so please dress appropriately with sturdy shoes, and children under 16 should be accompanied by an adult. For more information contact Rhys Wynne at  

May 31, River Nature Trail, Sale Water Park, 10am-1pm:  This walk will explore the nature reserve and river Mersey as it winds its way through the park. We will be looking at the trees and wild birds that live here. Meeting point: Mersey Valley Visitors Centre. This walk is FREE but booking is advised. Please contact Janie on 0161 872 1660 or to book.

June

June 13, Partington Picnic Promenade, 11am-2pm: Discover Broad Oak Meadow Walk, Red Brook Trail and Coroners Wood on foot. We will be stopping for a p[icnic half way, so make sure you bring a packed lunch. The walk is approximately 3 miles. Meet at Partington Community Centre, M31 4EQ. For more information contact Janie on 0161 872 1660 or .

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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