Category Archives: seasons

Celebrating the Seasons in Alexandra Park – Autumn Equinox 2017

Autumn Equinox in Alexandra Park 2017 Autumn Equinox fell on Friday 22nd September and to mark it, a group of local people and children held a small celebration in Alexandra Park in the evening just before dusk – although the … Continue reading

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International Bat Night 2017 – This Weekend 26/27 August.

Take Part in International Bat Night 2017! This Weekend Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th August.   Common Pipistrelle bat in flight (Wikimedia Commons) International Bat Night has taken place every year since 1997 and over  30 countries all over the world join … Continue reading

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Total Solar Eclipse – An Important Reminder

On Monday, 21st August 2017, thousands travelled and gathered to observe the once in a lifetime celestial celebration of the Moon passing the Sun in a total solar eclipse along the East Coast of the USA. Millions more watched it … Continue reading

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A New Community Garden in Whalley Range!

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The Sunset/Sunrise Survey Summer 2017

The Sunset/Sunrise Survey – Monitoring Bats and other Wildlife Chris Packham has recently promoted this survey on Springwatch! This survey can be conducted until September and is ideal for complete beginners as well as the more experienced volunteers who also … Continue reading

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On Wednesday 21st June at 7pm, there was a small celebration to mark the Summer Solstice in Alexandra Park. This followed on from previous traditions of marking the seasons in the lovely Alexandra Park by a group of people who … Continue reading

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Spring Equinox Celebration in Alexandra Park

Continuing our celebration of the changing seasons, the Spring Equinox, which fell on Monday 20th March, was marked with another short friendly informal event in Alexandra Park to connect with natural cycles. The Spring Equinox is a time when light and … Continue reading

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