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News and Events

Future events

Nostell Priory Day Trip – Thursday 7th October 21

We have organised a day trip to Nostell Priory Yorkshire on the 7th October by coach. The cost includes lunch £32, National Trust Members £24.50. If you would like further details email us at info@didsburycivicsociety.org. https://nationaltrust.org.uk/nostell-priory-and-parkland/features/the-story-of-nostell…

Previous events

Jubilee Gardens Improvement day 2 – 24th September 21

A big thank you to Southway Housing for providing the new plants and bulbs for the start of the Grand Replanting of the Jubilee Gardens. Plenty of comments and appreciations from local residents.

At Didsbury PRIDE 2019

Didsbury PRIDE – Saturday 4th September, from 12pm

Didsbury Civic Society will have a stall at Didsbury PRIDE. Please come and see us to find out what we do. We will also be selling items about Didsbury such as postcards.

The Venue is – The Emmanuel lawn, 6 Barlow Moor Road. 

More information can be found here Didsbury Pride | Manchester Community Central

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Didsbury Open Doors – 11th and 12th September 2021

The Civic Society is again supporting the local Didsbury Open Doors group to take part in Britain’s largest festival of history and culture to celebrate the country’s rich and diverse heritage.

Due to the ongoing uncertainty about Covid restrictions the programme is reduced for this year but we still have lots of interesting and varied venues for you to visit.

The full information about each of the 11 venues can be found through this link .

Jubilee Gardens next to the Petrol Station on Didsbury High Street

Jubilee Gardens Improvement – 14th September 21

We have made some progress with Southway, the owners of the Jubilee Gardens, regarding a proposal for an initial weeding and improving session on the 14th September 2021, and a replanting session the following week. Southway have secured internal Community funding for some replanting, which is great news, including some canopy and pruning tree work.

There is also some thinning of the Hebes to be done which are taking over their current bed area close to the memorial mosaic, along with approval to plant a memorial Acer to the memory of the late DCS President, Jim Leeming. Southway are also wishing to discuss ideas for the forthcoming Queens Diamond Jubilee including an additional plaque. All of which is a very positive engagement.

The Ranger from Southway will be bringing along a flatbed truck to remove green waste and debris etc as required. Own tools would be helpful.