Shipley River Day – this Saturday!

Don’t miss our special “Shipley River Day” event this Saturday, July 13th, at Kirkgate Community Centre!  There are activities for all ages, interactive discussions, questions asked and answered… Shipley sits at the intersection of two rivers and a canal, but what do these waterways mean to us today?

See our electronic flyer here for full details…

1pm   Family Adventure Walk:
A roaming exploration of the connecting pathways along Shipley’s rivers and canal – complete with storytelling, activities and a bit of history…Please note: the walk starts from the far end of the car park between McDonald’s and Aldi (off the Leeds Road), and finishes up at Kirkgate.

2pm Information Market and Creative Activities
An opportunity to find out more about a wide range of watery topics including:
• Riverside footpaths and cycle paths
• Boating and fishing
• Gardening and allotments
• History, heritage and architecture
• Water quality
• Wildlife and plant life
• Flood management
• Hydro power and energy
We’ll have a wide range of “experts” on hand to share their knowledge,
but they want to hear your views too… Everybody’s opinion counts!

Participating organisations include:

Aire Rivers Trust
Baildon Woodbottom WMC
Bradford Council
Sustainable Saltaire
water@Leeds
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust
Environment Agency
Friends of Bradford Beck
Shipley College

4pm “Question Time” event
Join us for this special debate event, focusing on the key river, canal and water issues for Shipley and Bradford at large… Put a question to the panel, or share your own views!

The Kirkgate Centre is at 39a Kirkgate, Shipley (right oppposite Shipley Town Hall).

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