Manchester Festival of Nature at Heaton Park

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Shekina Rose, Families Editor
Manchester Festival of Nature
Image courtesy of Heaton Park

Manchester Festival of Nature at Heaton Park, Manchester, 26 June 2022, free entry - Find Out More

Head to the Manchester Festival of Nature at Heaton Park on 26 June 2022, for a family day out jam-packed with fun outdoor activities and nature-focussed adventures.

The region is home to some phenomenal organisations who are working to reverse the decline in nature. Now, The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside, the Cheshire Wildlife Trust, the City of Trees, Action for Conservation, RSPB, The National Trust and RHS Bridgewater (to name a few!) are treating us to a glorious day of outdoor activities, talks and performance to celebrate wildlife, experience nature and brighten up and enlighten our worlds.

Take part in tree and plant identification and discover the plants and creatures living on our urban doorsteps. Get busy with bushcraft, eco-therapy, natural crafts, wildflower planting, forest school skills, bug hotel building and den building.

Dig out your best stripes, wings and headband boppers and BEE YOURSELF! The festival hopes to raise awareness of the decline in bees and importance of these stripy black and yellow  pollinators, so they ask you to share your best insect fancy dress photos with us on Twitter using the hashtag #MFoN.

Find out more on the day about bees and how we can help them through creating “nectar cafes”, planting wildflowers and opportunities to volunteer on many great projects across the region.

Be inspired by all these activities at Manchester Festival of Nature, while rediscovering the natural wonderland of Heaton Park itself as it is brought to life by the stellar work of the Royal Horticultural Society, Canal & River Trust, Action for Conservation, Sustrans, Chester Zoo, Manchester Museum and many other community and volunteering groups for this wonderfully wild day out.

Manchester Festival of Nature at Heaton Park, Manchester

26 June 2022 11:00 am
Free entry

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