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Let’s Keep Growing – Big Makeover Weekend

BIG MAKEOVER WEEKEND: Take part in the makeover of our alleyways and Pocket Park* with Sow The City and Belongsight, where the BBC will also be filming as part of a new series.**

We’re looking for volunteers with various gardening and D.I.Y levels to make our dreams come true! Get in touch if you’d like to know more/get involved. We’re also looking for recycled materials such as cans, medium-large pots, sinks, bathtubs, tyres, wooden ladders and pallets.

Cobbled alleyways with step-free access, three steps to neighbours’ toilets; green space is step-free, with a small hill, no paths in the grass.

Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th February, 10-4pm in our alleyway (between Hector Rd and Palm St, M13 0GL) and in our nearby green woodland space (corner of Driscoll St and Duncan Rd, M13 0GE)

*supported by One Manchester’s Community Soup Fund.

** The BBC will be filming the session on 9th February. Under 18’s will need to get signed parental consent in advance of filming so please contact us beforehand if this is the case. If anyone dors wish to be on camera please make yourself known to a member of the team.

Some useful information about our sessions: 

– All activities are free, open to Greater Manchester residents of all ages and abilities, no need to book, with light refreshments provided.

– No gardening or building experience necessary.

– We are unable to supervise children, and would suggest that children under the age of 12 come along with someone older.

– Access: Please email us if you would like more information on each location’s accessibility. We would also love to hear suggestions on how to make our invitations and sessions as accessible as possible.

Please email letskeepgrowing@gmail.com to be invited to events and activities.

Event Details

Location Alleyway (between Hector Rd and Palm St)
Start Saturday 8 Feb 2020 10:00am
Finish Saturday 8 Feb 2020 4:00pm


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