Get on Your Nettle!

20 May 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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Ladybird on a nettle leaf

Event details

20 May 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Get beyond the prickle and explore the mini-beasts found in nettles

Stinging or Jinny nettles, love them or hate them, they are fantastic for our wildlife. Come and find out what wildlife loves to chomp on and live in them.

Bring along some thick gardening gloves and help to pick some leaves and we will cook up some nettle soup to try (Suitable for vegetarians).

Booking is essential for this event due to limited space for parking. Book via or phone 844432.

When: Saturday, 20 May, 2:00 - 4:00pm

Where: The Community Farm, Douglas, please park in the car park

Cost: free, donations gratefully received.

This event is organised as part of MWT's Wildlife Watch Club. Wildlife Watch is MWT's junior branch and the leading children's action club for the British Isles for children aged 6-16. Read more about Wildlife Watch here .

Venue location

The Community Farm (Wallberry Farm), Old Castletown Road,Braddan

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Tel: (01624) 844432
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Saturday 20th May 2017
2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Suitable for All Ages
Manx Wildlife Trust
Venue location
The Community Farm (Wallberry Farm), Old Castletown Road,
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no dogs please
Contact details
Tel: (01624) 844432
Dawn Dickens
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