Join us to create a festival buzz on Manchester’s favourite walking and cycle path from Chorlton to Abbey Hey.
Join a musical Bee Ride along the Fallowfield Loop traffic-free path or walk, scoot or pogo stick along to any of our 3 Floopfest hubs which will have fun activities for everyone to try.
Come and enjoy live music, delicious food and drink, art & craft, discover wildlife and share your ideas for the future of the Floop #futurefloop. Everybody is welcome.
The Bee Ride starts at the Donkey Sanctuary, Abbey Hey at 12.30pm with the chance to join the ride at Levenshulme or Fallowfield finishing at the main hub in Chorlton. Sign up HERE. Join in the fun and show your love for Manchester’s bees and bikes by creating your own bee bike costume at the festival hubs. Best costume wins an award-winning Micro Sprite Scooter!
Main Festival Hub: Chorlton, St. Werburgh’s Tram Stop: 12:00 - 16:00
Chorlton is the final destination for the Bee Ride and the main festival Hub. Enjoy live music, pizza bike, boggart making, wildlife wanders, face painting, tree ID and mushroom hunts, coffee cranks, bee-keeping, find-my-route, smoothie bike and more. Thanks to local bands Jazzworks, Dislocation Dance and Levvy Metal, as well as musicians from Chorlton High School who will be performing throughout the afternoon.
Abbey Hey Hub, The Donkey Sanctuary: 11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00: Bling your Bike & face-painting ahead of the Bee Ride, John Pindar poster making, Gorton Rocks, meet the donkeys, refreshments.
12.30pm: Bee Ride leaves promptly.
Levenshulme Hub, Levenshulme Quadrants, Crayfield Road entrance: 12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00: Bling your Bike & face-painting ahead of the Bee Ride. Screen printing, mindful art, yoga, live music, build-it lego, Levenshulme rocks, bee-bling stall and face-painting.
13:30: Bee Ride leaves promptly.
14:00 - 16:00 Highfield Country Park, Levenshulme, Mud pie academy
Fallowfield, Sherwood Street: 14:00
14:00: Bee Ride leaves promptly.