Tuesday 11 April 2023 - 11:00 - 13:00. Top meadow, Blackley Forest. Nature activity packs will be available from a Manchester City Council representative. Why not bring the family and try out some of the activities in the forest?
Blackley Forest Fun Day 2018
The Friends Group
The award winning Friends of Blackley Forest help to look after the forest and organise events and activities.
Manchester City Council is responsible for the overall management of the forest.
Silver award for the forest in 2021
We have occasional meetings to discuss our plans/events for the forest. Please contact Dot if you would like to attend.
Click here for more about the Friends Group
We also have special VOLUNTEERING days - everyone welcome to come and help!
Click here for details of all our events!
Want to Join Us?
Call Dot on 0161 795 0900
A deer spotted between Sainsbury's entrance road and Victoria Avenue on 24 April 2018. Photo: Steve Marks
Dot, Chair of the Friends of Blackley Forest
enjoying the sunshine in the forest.
Photo: Carolyn Chafer
Dappled sunlight through the trees in the forest.
Photo: Sarah Griffiths
Keep Fit in the Forest
Download our information sheet to help you to prepare for working in the forest or gardening in your own back yard.
River Irk Restoration Project
Salford Friendly Anglers Society is working on a project to restore the River Irk.
Details on their website here.