Monday 15th June 2020: End of Year Pollinator Party!

Bee Happy! Our end of year celebration and attendance awards – party games and food all with a pollinator theme!. Salvation Army Hall, Roe Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6UT Click here for a map. Admission: RSPB Members: £1.50 per child per meeting. (RSPB Membership Card or Number required.) Non-members: £2.50 per child per meeting. Indoor Meeting Times: 6 to 9 years (Yr 1 to Yr 4) – 6.00 to 7.00 pm Over 9 years (Yr 4 to Yr 7 & Teenagers) – 7.15 to 8.30 pm … Click here for more information…..

Saturday 6th June 2020: Riverside Park Bioblitz

Join the Bollin Valley Partnership to help record the incredible diversity of life at Riverside Park. A busy session of pond and stream dipping, birdwatching, bug hunting and  botanical recording! Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer for the duration of the meeting Ideal for families and accompanied children. Our outdoor events are suitable for all ages. No charge – suggested donation £1 per child. Car Park charges apply at some Outdoor Venues. Please wear warm, waterproof clothing and footwear, with appropriate sun protection in the summer. In bad weather, before you set out, call 07870 804413 in … Click here for more information…..

Monday 18th May 2020: Masters of Migration – Summer Visitors

Where do our summer visitors come from? How and why do creatures as diverse as swallows and butterflies make some of the most perilous journeys on earth? How does new technology help us understand more about migration? Salvation Army Hall, Roe Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6UT Click here for a map. Admission: RSPB Members: £1.50 per child per meeting. (RSPB Membership Card or Number required.) Non-members: £2.50 per child per meeting. Indoor Meeting Times: 6 to 9 years (Yr 1 to Yr 4) – 6.00 to 7.00 pm Over 9 years (Yr 4 to Yr 7 & Teenagers) – 7.15 to … Click here for more information…..

Sunday 16th May 2020: Nocturnal Nature

Learning about things that go bump (and twit twoo) in the night. Exploring the wonderful Random Apple Company site before dusk- followed by hot chocolate and warm apple juice in the barn . Venue:  The Random Apple Company, Shrigley Fold, Swanscoe, Macclesfield, SK10 5SZ Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer for the duration of the meeting Ideal for families and accompanied children. Our outdoor events are suitable for all ages. No charge – suggested donation £1 per child. Car Park charges apply at some Outdoor Venues. Please wear warm, waterproof clothing and footwear, with appropriate sun protection … Click here for more information…..

Sunday 26th April 2020: Dawn Chorus – Teggs Nose

  Witness one of the wonders of the natural world – the dawn chorus in spring – an early morning bird watching walk followed by a delicious al fresco breakfast. Venue: Teggsnose Reservoir Car Park, Holehouse Lane, Langley, SK11 0NB Time: 6-8am   Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer for the duration of the meeting Ideal for families and accompanied children. Our outdoor events are suitable for all ages. No charge – suggested donation £1 per child. Car Park charges apply at some Outdoor Venues. Please wear warm, waterproof clothing and footwear, with appropriate sun protection in … Click here for more information…..

Monday 20th April 2020: Going, Going, Gone – Saving Species

With global extinction rates at an all-time high we’ll be learning about the most endangered creatures in the world and how conservationists hope to save them. Salvation Army Hall, Roe Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6UT Click here for a map. Admission: RSPB Members: £1.50 per child per meeting. (RSPB Membership Card or Number required.) Non-members: £2.50 per child per meeting. Indoor Meeting Times: 6 to 9 years (Yr 1 to Yr 4) – 6.00 to 7.00 pm Over 9 years (Yr 4 to Yr 7 & Teenagers) – 7.15 to 8.30 pm … Click here for more information…..

Saturday 28th March 2020: Conservation Work at Macclesfield Forest

We’ll be grabbing our gardening gloves and a selection of tools for this month’s conservation work. The session will focus on helping the Ranger team with habitat improvement at Macclesfield Forest. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer for the duration of the meeting Ideal for families and accompanied children. Our outdoor events are suitable for all ages. No charge – suggested donation £1 per child. Car Park charges apply at some Outdoor Venues. Please wear warm, waterproof clothing and footwear, with appropriate sun protection in the summer. In bad weather, before you set out, call 07870 804413 … Click here for more information…..

Monday 16th March 2020: The Life of larvae

Life cycles and transformations are put under the microscope. Find out how many familiar creatures start life and the incredible story of their journeys to adulthood. Salvation Army Hall, Roe Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6UT Click here for a map. Admission: RSPB Members: £1.50 per child per meeting. (RSPB Membership Card or Number required.) Non-members: £2.50 per child per meeting. Indoor Meeting Times: 6 to 9 years (Yr 1 to Yr 4) – 6.00 to 7.00 pm Over 9 years (Yr 4 to Yr 7 & Teenagers) – 7.15 to 8.30 pm … Click here for more information…..

Sunday 9th February 2020: Conservation Work at RSPB Coombes Valley

Join this practical session at our closest RSPB reserve  – Coombes Valley. Our conservation work party will be taking action to improve areas of this beautiful woodland reserve for wildlife  – a SSSi for important groups of insects and fungi. Time: 10.30 – 12.30 tbc Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer for the duration of the meeting Ideal for families and accompanied children. Our outdoor events are suitable for all ages. No charge – suggested donation £1 per child. Car Park charges apply at some Outdoor Venues. Please wear warm, waterproof clothing and footwear, with appropriate sun … Click here for more information…..

Saturday 25th January 2020: Big Garden Birdwatch

Get ready for the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch – tips on identifying birds and how to do your own count at home. Venue: West Park, Prestbury Road, Macclesfield, SK10 3BJ. Meet outside café. Time: 10.00am – 12 noon Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer for the duration of the meeting Ideal for families and accompanied children. Our outdoor events are suitable for all ages. No charge – suggested donation £1 per child. Car Park charges apply at some Outdoor Venues. Please wear warm, waterproof clothing and footwear, with appropriate sun protection in the summer. In bad weather, before you set out, … Click here for more information…..