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Canalside activities this October

Press Release   •   Oct 14, 2014 16:02 BST

Rochdale Borough Council has teamed up with the Canal & River Trust to create an action packed programme of October events.

There really is something for the entire family, so take a look and make sure to book your place if required:

  • Autumn Canalside Seed Gathering, Littleborough, Sunday 19 October

Meet at Littleborough Coach House at 1pm before taking a short walk to the canal to gather and plant seeds.

  • Canalside Nature discovery and craft sessions, Littleborough, Wednesday 29 October

Meet at Littleborough Coach House before taking a short walk to the canal to gather leaves and other items. Upon returning to the Coach House you will have the opportunity to craft artwork with your newly acquired nature finds. Sessions will last up to two hours.

Session 1 10.30am-12.30pm

Session 2 1.30pm-3.30pm

  • Canalside Nature discovery and craft sessions, Castleton, Thursday 30 October

Come and join our family friendly canalside nature discovery and craft sessions. Enjoy a canalside walk to gather leaves and other items before creating artwork with your nature finds. Sessions will last up to two hours.

Session 1 10:30am-12.30pm

Session 2 1.30pm-3.30pm

Meet at St Martin’s Church, Vicarage Road North, OL11 2TE

  • Kayaking taster sessions, Hollingworth Lake, Thursday 30 and Friday 31 October

Free introduction to kayaking for 6 to 14 year olds and families, with experienced coaches from Hollingworth Lake Activity Centre. All equipment will be provided so come along and join one of our kayaking taster sessions.

Sessions include:

10am-11am (6-14 years)

11.30am-12.30pm (6-14 years)

1.30pm-2.30pm (family session - all ages)

3pm-4pm (family session - all ages)

Booking is required as numbers are limited. To book contact Hollingworth Lake Water Activity Centre on 01706 370499

  • Family Fun Fishing day, Rochdale Canal, Sunday 2 November, 10am -2pm

Free introduction to coarse angling under the supervision of licensed angling coaches from Heywood and District Angling Society. No booking required. Meet at Rochdale Canal, Slattocks, (Hopwood Arms) Rochdale.

For further information about any of the above events please contact Lucy Rodgers, Enterprise Manager for the Canal & River Trust on 07795 838335 or lucy.rogers@canalrivertrust.org.uk


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