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The sheep have ears

On a wet and windy Tuesday our sheep in The Roman Gardens were restored back to their former glory.  Many thanks should go to Keith Hamlett and Con McGuiness who braved the elements to apply epoxy resin, cement, and paint to Ted Roocroft’s sheep sculpture.  Keith travelled from his home in Wales to do this […]

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Futue Perfect 25th of June

A reminder that the weekend of the 25th of June the Castlefield Arena will host the future perfect festival in aid of Christies.  The event is ticket only. http://futureperfectmanchester.co.uk/

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Heritage Crime Seminar at CUBE

Late notice of a Heritage Crime Seminar, at CUBE this Friday 24 June http://www.ccinw.com/eventsdetails/heritage-crime-seminar/469

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Jacksons Wharf Protest 29th May 3:30pm

Peel Holdings want to build 85 apartments in a 2 block building on the Jacksons Wharf site: Block A facing the canal basin (6 storeys) and Block B at an angle to it parallel to Blantyre House (4 storeys).  The two blocks would be linked towards the middle by a glazed foyer and bridges to […]

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Neighbours Day 29th of May

Sunday 29th May 2011 CASTLEFIELD NEIGHBOURS DAY Bring a picnic to the Roman Gardens from 12.30 to 3pm (Between the White Lion and The Oxnoble) •Come and get to know your neighbours •Find out more about the Castlefield Forum •Enjoy the treasure hunt from 1.30pm •Enjoy the British weather…! Prizes include Dinner for 2 at […]

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Castlefield Residents Information from MIF

Please see the following notifications from the Manchester International Festival organisers regarding events that specifically effect Castlefield. Wu Lyf letter drop Bjork letter drop For more information about the festival see http://ourcastlefield.co.uk/whats-on/

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Meet Tony Lloyd – Your representative in Westminster

Meeting with Tony Lloyd MP 6.30pm Wednesday 20 April  Manchester Town Hall Committee room Tony Lloyd our MP has been in touch to say he’s organising a meeting at 6.30pm on 20 April to which he’s inviting all City Centre tenants and residents who want to meet him to discuss any issues or concerns they […]

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Castlefield Sheep

The sheep sculpture in the Roman gardens is to be refurbished.  This is what it looked like when it was new and being installed.

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Wildflower Meadow

For sometime the forum has been wanting to plant wildflowers on the site of what was Cantina Bar.  Unfortunately we’ve run in to a few ‘administrative’ issues.  Rest assured the forum are working hard to improve this area but progress is slow at the moment.

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More bulbs – Volunteers needed

The council have another 400 bulbs.  So not to let them go to waste the plan is to plant them on Sunday the 6th of March Meet outside Deansgate station at 11:30am.

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