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From family fun days, tree planting and pond dipping to heritage tours, volunteering and boat trips, there’s something for everyone on the Bridgewater Canal in Salford.

All our upcoming activities are listed below. If you’d like more information on any of our events, please get in touch at bridgewatercanal@salford.gov.uk

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Sunday, May 28, 2017 -
08:00 to 14:00
Bird Song Identification Walk

Join us for a morning walk with a local expert to learn how to recognise different bird songs. 

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 -
10:00 to 14:00
Waterways and Greenway

A circular walk taking in Salford’s world famous waterways, the Bridgewater Canal and Ship Canal, linked by the newly extended Port Salford Greenway.

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Thursday, May 25, 2017 -
10:30 to 13:00
Talk and walk - Exploring the Bridgewater Canal in Worsley

Explore the one mile stretch of the canal through Worsley with photographc artist Simon Buckley.   

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Sunday, May 28, 2017 -
08:00 to 14:00
Bird Song Identification Walk

Join us for a morning walk with a local expert to learn how to recognise different bird songs. 

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 -
10:00 to 15:00
Summer Pruning Workshop

Come along and learn from Growing School about how to prune fruit trees.

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Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
10:00 to 12:00
Wonderful Wildlife Walk

There’s so much wildlife to experience, so come along on this walk of discovery. 

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 -
10:00 to 15:00
Annual Balsam Bash

Help us clear as much Himalayan Balsam as possible from Duke’s Drive.

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Saturday, July 8, 2017 -
13:00 to 16:00
Beer, Ballads and Boats

Join local historian Mark Charnley and Broadside Balladress Jennifer Reid on this exploration of the history and hospitality of the watering places of Monton.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017 -
10:00 to 15:00
Summer Clean Up

Help to tidy up this beautiful green space ready for the summer months.

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Saturday, July 15, 2017 -
12:00 to 17:00
Bridgewater Weekender - Summer Saturday

Explore the delights of Salford’s Bridgewater Canal and celebrate the birthday of this much loved local waterway.

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Saturday, July 22, 2017 -
14:00 to 16:00
Wild Teas, Tinctures & Tonics

Join our foraging walk to find some natural ingredients that can be used for drinks and remedies.

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -
21:00 to 23:00
Moth Night

Join us on our first ever Moth Night as we explore these fascinating creatures.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 -
10:00 to 11:30
Moths Up Close

Peer into our trap that has been attracting moths throughout the night and see what we’ve managed to catch.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 -
13:00 to 15:00
Bridgewater Beasties

Join us on a hunt for some special creatures - you never know what you will find…

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017 -
10:00 to 15:00
Warmer Welcome

Tidy up the path from Westwood Park to the canal towpath with a lick of paint and improvements to the surfacing. 

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