Wild Belfast Events

27 Apr Spring Forage – Hedgerow Hopes Event 2pm – 4.30pm

Join us foraging at Cave Hill and discover the natural Spring bounty. Learn how to use and cook with plants such as wild garlic and spring greens. Meet at Belfast Castle, at 2pm. Booking required. Contact Belfast City Council. Tel 028 9032 0202 ext 6652.

The Hedgerow Hopes project is supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund (www.hlf.org.uk), ‘Your Heritage Programme’.

5 June Foraging talk and tasting session – Hedgerow Hopes Event 1pm – 2pm

Come along to our lunchtime interactive talk at the Ulster Hall and we will show you how to identify and cook with wild plants. Discover what to do with wild garlic, rosehips, elderflowers and berries. We’ll suggest some recipes to get you started and there will be small tasting sessions to whet your appetite. To book contact 028 9033 4475 or email carsonj@waterfront.co.uk

The Hedgerow Hopes project is supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund (www.hlf.org.uk), ‘Your Heritage Programme’.

Tues 6 August Bat Relay – Biodiversity Games Event 8pm – 10.30pm

Join us for a bat walk and talk where our bat expert will relay her knowledge. There will be a talk in Malone House to start and then a walk through the park and along the Lagan to search for bats. Bring along a torch. Some bat detectors will be available for use. Meet at Malone House. Booking required. Contact Belfast City Council. Tel 028 9032 0202 ext 6652.

The Biodiversity Games project is supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund (www.hlf.org.uk), ‘Your Heritage Programme’

17 August Wild about Wildlife – Biodiversity Games Event 10am – 2pm

Come along to our interactive family fun day at the Ulster Hall and learn about our local amazing wildlife. There will be art and craft activities and environmental organisations on hand to tell you all about moths and butterflies, birds, trees and plants. We will also be screening “A Bugs Life”

For adults there will be talks and practical workshops to learn how to identify and record species. To find out about workshops and to book contact 028 9033 4475 or email carsonj@waterfront.co.uk

The Biodiversity Games project is supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund (www.hlf.org.uk), ‘Your Heritage Programme’

Sat 21 September Autumn Hedgerow Forage – Hedgerow Hopes Event 10.30am – 1pm

Join us foraging through the Lagan Valley Regional Park and discover the bounty of hedgerows in Autumn. Meet in the Lockview car park, Stranmillis at 10.30 am. Booking Required. Contact Belfast City Council. Tel 028 9032 0202 ext 6652.

The Hedgerow Hopes project is supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund (www.hlf.org.uk), ‘Your Heritage Programme’.

 

 

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