20 August 2012
Families are invited to enjoy an afternoon of green-fingered fun taking place at Promenade Park, on Trafford Wharfside, on Friday (31 August).
The Good Life is a celebration of local plants and produce, displaying and selling a range of goods grown on Trafford's allotments and recognising the residents who take pride in 'growing their own'.
Among the attractions on the day will be a range of experts showcasing their talents including a bodger and a beekeeper, while Red Rose Forest is bringing along a mobile 'green roof' to show residents how they can brighten up a shed with greenery. Face painting will be available for children, who will also have the opportunity to meet some of the spiky residents of The Hedgehog Trust.
Executive Councillor Alan Mitchell said: "I am really looking forward to this event. Not only will it be a fun day out in a fantastic location, but it is also the perfect way to recognise those Trafford residents who embrace a sustainable lifestyle by growing their own."
The Good Life takes place at the park, located behind the bronze Quay West building on Trafford Wharfside, on Friday 31 August between 11am-3pm. For more information call Janet Long on 0161 912 5410.
Pay and display parking is available at IWM North, part of Imperial War Museums, on Trafford Wharf Road. Entry to the museum is free and visitors to The Good Life are encouraged to make the most of their trip by popping into the museum as part of their day out to enjoy more family activities and refreshments in the WaterShard cafe. Visit www.iwm.org.uk/visits/iwm-north to find out more.