Contact Us

Bollin Valley Partnership
Macclesfield Town Hall
c/o Municipal Buildings
Earle Street
Crewe
CW1 2BJ

Telephone:
01625 374790

E-mail:
bollin@cheshireeast.gov.uk

Bollin Valley Partnership  - Events in November and December 2018


 

  

Saturday 17th November

Wild Basket Weaving – Macclesfield Riverside Park

Join James Wood from Totally Wild UK to learn the inspiring craft of basket weaving and create your very own hand crafted foragers basket. During this whole day session we will make our very own round baskets. We will look in to what wild plants we can use to aid our basket weaving including dog wood, hazel, brambles and willow. Through the day we will walk through the techniques needed to successfully build our own unique, beautiful and useful baskets to take home and enjoy. Weaving materials and tea / coffee included but please bring a packed lunch. Booking and payment in advance is essential.

Cost: £60 per adult.
Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm Meeting point: Riverside Park Ranger Centre, Beechwood Mews, Beech Lane, Macclesfield, SK10 2SL (SJ914745)
Leader: James Wood from Totally Wild UK.
Booking: Book online for Wild Basket Weaving  
Information: Please phone 07999 992615 if you need additional information / (Please wear suitable boots and clothing / Places limited - please book in advance / There is a charge, payable in advance, for attending this event / Partnership event / Refreshment stop, opportunity for refreshments / Bring a packed lunch / Suitable for anyone over the age of 16.

 


 

Sunday 18th November

Wild Basket Weaving Again – Macclesfield Riverside Park

Join James Wood from Totally Wild UK to learn the inspiring craft of basket weaving and create your very own hand crafted foragers basket. During this whole day session we will make our very own round baskets. We will look in to what wild plants we can use to aid our basket weaving including dog wood, hazel, brambles and willow. Through the day we will walk through the techniques needed to successfully build our own unique, beautiful and useful baskets to take home and enjoy. Weaving materials and tea / coffee included but please bring a packed lunch. Booking and payment in advance is essential.

Cost: £60 per adult.
Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm
Meeting point: Riverside Park Ranger Centre, Beechwood Mews, Beech Lane, Macclesfield, SK10 2SL (SJ914745)
Leader: James Wood from Totally Wild UK 
Booking: Book online for Wild Basket Weaving Again
Information: Please phone 07999 992615 if you need additional information / Please wear suitable boots and clothing / Places limited - please book in advance / There is a charge, payable in advance, for attending this event / Partnership event / Refreshment stop, opportunity for refreshments / Bring a packed lunch / Suitable for anyone over the age of 16.

 


 

Sunday 25th November

Meet the Longhorns - Oakwood Farm, Styal

This is a unique event with a chance to come and see the Bollin Valley Partnership’s Longhorn cattle. You will meet all the bulls, cows and calves at close quarters in their winter housing at Styal and find out how and why we use the Longhorns to manage our country parks. Booking and payment in advance is essential.

Cost: Adults £4, tickets for children 16 years old or under are free. Tickets will be available to purchase from the 25th September 2018
Time: 2.00pm to 4.00pm Meeting point: Oakwood Farm, Styal Road, Styal, Cheshire, SK9 4HY (SJ841829)
Leaders: Bollin Valley Partnership
Booking: Book online for Meet the Longhorns by 22nd November
Information: Please phone 01625 374790 if you need additional information / Ideal for families and accompanied children / There is a charge, payable in advance, for attending this event / Children must be accompanied by an adult / Places limited - please book in advance / Please leave your dog at home / Please wear suitable boots and clothing / Easy walking grade.

 


 

Wednesday 5th December

Crafting at Christmas

A great chance to make some Christmas decorations to impress your family and friends. Suitable for all skill levels! Full instructions will be given on how to make simple decorations or gifts from willow and other natural materials. Suitable for anyone over the age of 16. Booking and payment in advance is essential.

Cost: £8. Tickets will be available to purchase from 5th October 2018
Time: 12.00pm to 3.00pm
Meeting point: Riverside Park Ranger Centre, Beechwood Mews, Beech Lane, Macclesfield, SK10 2SL (SJ914745)
Leaders: Rangers Emma and Nik 
Booking: Book online for Crafting at Christmas by 29th November
Information: Please phone 01625 374790 if you need additional information / Places limited - please book in advance / Please leave your dog at home / Suitable for anyone over the age of 16 / Full accessibility - level or ramped access. Accessible toilets available / Refreshment stop, opportunity for refreshments / There is a charge, payable in advance, for attending this event.

 


 

Sunday 9th December

Children's Crafts for Christmas

A chance to try your hand at some simple Christmas themed decorations or gifts. Suitable for all the family and all skill levels! Full instructions will be given on how to make simple decorations or gifts from willow and other natural materials. Suitable for anyone over the age of 6. Booking and payment in advance is essential.

Cost: £5. Tickets will be available to purchase from 9th October 2018
Time: 2.00pm to 4.00pm
Meeting point: Riverside Park Ranger Centre, Beechwood Mews, Beech Lane, Macclesfield, SK10 2SL (SJ914745) Leaders: Rangers Emma and Nik 
Booking: Book online for Childrens Craft at Christmas by 5th December
Information: Please phone 01625 374790 if you need additional information / Places limited - please book in advance / Please leave your dog at home / Suitable for anyone over the age of 6 / Full accessibility - level or ramped access. Accessible toilets available /  There is a charge, payable in advance, for attending this event.