• Upcoming Task Days and Events

    Task days: We run task days each month at Heaton Mersey Park and Mersey Vale Nature Park. You can just turn up at any time and stay as long as you want. We’d love to see you. Heaton Mersey Park (10am – 12pm) Meet up location is the Bowling Hut on the lower level. Saturday, 2nd November Sunday, […]

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  • Howl-o-ween Sunday 27th October

    Howl-o-ween, Heaton Mersey Park Sunday 27th October 12 – 2pm It’s time for another barking mad Howl-o-ween. Starting at 12 noon: 12.00-14.00  Café opens 12.00 Choir 12.30 Story time 13.00  Fancy dress procession and judging If you have not already registered for the Fancy Dress competition, you can do this at 11.45am There will be prizes to […]

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  • Storytelling in the Orchard – Saturday 15th June

    Come down to the The Sidings Orchard at Mersey Vale Nature Park on Saturday 15th June for an afternoon picnic and storytelling with professional storyteller Susie Oldfield. Please see our events section for more information and a link to register for a FREE ticket.. For anyone interested in helping to prepare the orchard for the […]

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  • Dates for your diary

    Lots of things happening over the next couple of months. Please contact us if you would like further information about any of the following events.  We’ll also add details to our Facebook Page.  Otherwise, just turn up. We’d love to see you. Walk to Orchard, Mersey Vale Nature Park Wed 8th May 6-7pm Start at Crown, […]

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  • Howl-o-Ween Parade, Heaton Mersey Park

    Howl-o-Ween Parade : Sunday 28 October 12 – 2pm. Our two most successful family focused events at Heaton Mersey Park were the Spooky Walk and the Rex Factor.   Therefore, this Halloween we have decided to combine the two with our Howl-o-ween Parade! Everyone is invited to come in fancy dress.  The theme is open. Spooky […]

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  • Big 7Tea in the Park – Sat 23rd June

    We are celebrating the NHS at 70 by raising awareness of the value of volunteering in green space for promoting wellbeing. When:  Saturday 23rd June 10-12 noon Where:  Heaton Mersey Park ( Richmond Road entrance) The HMVCG pop up café team will be around from 10am -12 noon. Come and find out about what activities […]

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  • We’re supporting the Great British Spring Clean on 22nd April

    The Great British Spring Clean campaign aims to bring people across the country together to clear up the litter that blights our towns, villages, countryside and beaches. We’ve signed up and are running a Litter Pick event on Sunday 22nd April 2018. You can find further details on our events page and if you are […]

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  • All About Apples – a community event at Heaton Mersey’s community orchard

    Come along on Sunday 14th January 2018 to your local community orchard to celebrate apples and enjoy an afternoon of fruit themed fun. We are also marking the grand opening of your new woodland walk.  Click here to book your FREE ticket Join in the orchard tree dressing and blessing and make a tree happy, […]

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  • Call for apple cake makers!

    As part of the forthcoming community Apple Day at the Sidings Orchard, Heaton Mersey we are putting out a call to arms to any local and enthusiastic cake makers to ask for help in feeding the community with homemade fruit themed cakes. To make this easy we are sharing a couple of lovely but easy […]

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  • What kind of society do you want to live in? Pay to use parks are on the horizon?

    Did you know that some councils are actively considering withdrawing all funding from parks in 2019 in response to on-going austerity measures. There is a view emerging in some areas that all parks should be income generating and a variety of pay to use models are being actively considered. The outcomes of these worrying policy […]

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