Blackley Forest

The Friends Group

 

The Friends of Blackley Forest help to look after the forest and organize events and activities.

Manchester City Council is responsible for the overall management of the forest.
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Monthly Meetings
Everyone is welcome to join us at our Friends meetings, which are held at 7 pm on the second Thursday in the month at:

 Glenbrook Hall
Glenbrook Road, Manchester M9 0PQ
 (The entrance to Glenbrook Road is opposite the Victoria Avenue entrance to the forest)

Next date: 
AGM
Thursday 11 June
at 7 pm
 
Everyone welcome!


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Award Winning Team!

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We also have special VOLUNTEERING days - everyone welcome to come and help!
 

Want to Join Us?
Call Dot on 0161 795 0900


   


                                                    
The 
Friends of Blackley Forest

Welcome to our local nature reserve in Blackley, North Manchester

                                             Photo: Dot Keller

Blackley Forest 
is situated in Higher Blackley, bordered to the east by Blackley Cemetery and Crematorium, the west by the River Irk, the north by Victoria Avenue and the South by Blackley New Road.

Click here for maps and location


                                              Photo: Sarah Griffiths

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 News & Events

Join us on Saturday 6 June for our annual Blackley Forest FUN DAY and DUCK RACE!


Click here to download a copy of our flyer with details of all the fun family activities you can enjoy!

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Keep Fit in the Forest!

Download our information sheet "Keeping fit for action days" to help you to prepare for working in the forest or gardening in your own back yard.

HEALTH WALKS
Unfortunately, due to a lack of availability of our walk leaders, the walk on June 8 will be officially cancelled.  Some of our walkers will, however, still be walking so feel free to join them.

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Manchester Garden Wildlife Survey

Please can you help with a survey about gardens and wildlife.  This is part of a gardening for wildlife project for Manchester University and Manchester City Council.

It will take about 10 minutes to complete, is very easy, and you only have to select relevant boxes to answer the questions. 

You can access the survey here:


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