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1st March
13:30 to 15:30
8 You will earn 8 bronze points for completing this activity.
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GROW WITH US: Orchard Workshop

1st March 13:30 to 15:30
Come down to our Birley site to help enhance our Orchard area by the Brookes building. There'll be plenty to get stuck in, with a variety of planting, sowing wild flower seeds and summer pruning.

Come down to our Birley site to help maintain and enhance our Orchard area close to Brookes building. There’ll be plenty to get stuck in, with a variety of foraging, health checks and winter pruning.

Our local partner Hulme Community Garden Centre and leading the session, and you will be working alongside staff, students and local residents and volunteers to learn about woodland management.

This session will take place come rain or shine, please wear appropriate clothing, and ensure you come in suitable footwear (no open footwear allowed, if it is raining please wear wellies or boots).

Please meet Kath in the Birley community orchard, which is located in front of the Brooks building at 1.30pm.

In A Nutshell...

  • Collaborate ... with students across the university
  • Upskill ... in a development programme facilitated by expert parners
  • Show Leadership ... and the opportunity to demonstrate creative problem solving
  • Develop wellbeing principles ... spending time with like-minded people in the great outdoors
  • Earn up to 8 Rise points ... which can be recognised within your degree.


  • place 13:30 to 15:30 on 01/03/23 - Birley Orchard, (on Birley Campus) close to Brooks Building
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