Events

Broadhurst Park Festival Sunday 13th August 2017 Free Event

Advert for Broadhurst FestivalA festival of fun for all the family. We had traditional craft workshops, fun rides and a wide range of attractions for all ages. There’ was something for everyone, from activity-based attractions to traditional fairground games. We also had the popular Crocodile Joe’s interactive educational show, hands on Virtual Reality, a  brass band and much more.

Image of teddy bear with winning raffle ticket

Teddy with winning number

The raffle for Big Teddy was won by winning ticket no. 341

Many thanks to our sponsors Manchester Council, Forever Manchester, Adactus & our fantastic friends group & volunteers for all their hard work

 

Bat Walk Broadhurst Clough Saturday 2nd September 2017  7.30pm – 9pm

Free Event

 Bat silhouetteUsing bat detectors, listen to two different species of bats (Common pipistrelle and Soprano pipistrelle) hunting in the park at twilight.

Meet at Broadhurst Clough entrance, bottom of St Mary’s Road near allotments. (Next to The Alexian Brothers Care Home)  M40 0BL 

 

Car Boot Sale Saturday 16th September 2017  9am – 1pm

Car boot Sale image

Fund raising event at the car park, Broadhurst Playing Fields Moston Lane, Moston M40 5QD  

£5 per car  

 To book please ring Tel 07422552220

 

Fungus Walk Saturday 21st October 2017 10am – 12 noon: Free Event

wild mushroom imageDid you know that there are dozens of wild mushrooms and other fungi in Broadhurst Clough?Find Lawyers Wigs, Jelly Ears, Dryad’s Saddles .and many more. Learn to tell what is edible and what’s not.

Meet at Broadhurst Clough entrance, bottom of St Mary’s Road near allotments. (Next to The Alexian Brothers Care Home) M40 0BL

 

 

Past Events

Nest Box Making, Sunday 19th February 2017 at 11 am

Pond Dipping and Bug Hunt Saturday 24th June 2017 10.30 am

Broadhurst Park Festival –  Broadhurst Playing Fields 31st July 2016

Back for the third year, our FREE event for children and adults. The brass band and magic show were particularly popular. Many thanks to our sponsors Northwards Housing, Manchester Council, Forever Manchester, Adactus &  our fantastic friends group & volunteers for all their hard work

 Pond dipping/Bug Hunt Wednesday 10th August 2016

We found dragonflies, water boatmen in the big dipping pond in Broadhurst Clough, plus butterflies and creepy crawlies. 

Craft Event for children 28th August 2016 Broadhurst Clough

children making paper crafts image

Children and their adults joined us for a free fun day of crafts, get messy making, sticking, and painting recycling stuff, willow weaving and wood turning. You could also have your face painted,

Fungus Walk  16th October 2016

 Lawyers Wigsmushrooms (Coprimus Comatus) Image

Lawyers Wigs mushrooms (Coprimus Comatus)

Did you know that there are dozens of wild mushrooms and other fungi in Broadhurst Clough?  We delved into the magical world of fungi on this walk, looked out for Jelly Ear, Turkey Tail and Lawyer’s Wigs and learned about what’s edible and what’s not.