Manchester Memory Walk
Heaton Park, Manchester
2 October 2021
2km or 7km
29 September 2021
Manchester Memory Walk
|Venue||Heaton Park, Manchester|
|Date||2 October 2021|
|Arrival Time||From 10am|
|Routes||2km or 7km|
|Registration closes||29 September 2021|
Sign up for free today!
Come together with friends and family at Manchester Memory Walk, Heaton Park on 2 October 2021.
Sign up for free today and receive a brilliant fundraising pack, with plenty of tips and useful resources, plus a Memory Walk t-shirt!
Challenge yourself to raise £160, or as much as you can, and make a real difference to people affected by dementia.
The Memory Walk team is here to support you every step of the way, so sign up today and together we’ll walk for a world without dementia.
Local transport is available, with Heaton Park tram station a 1km walk from the meeting point. For drop-offs only, head to St. Margaret’s Road car park. Please choose the most sustainable method of transport, or car share where possible.
Event Parking is available, please use postcode M25 0BP and follow signs for Memory Walk on the approach to the venue. Pay & display parking charges are in operation, please visit Heaton Park website for more information. Please arrive in good time to avoid queues, and note that parking is on grass.
Memory Walk will start and finish in the event site at the Lakeside, which is located South of the Farm Centre.
There are two Memory Walk routes – you choose which to walk on the day of the event. Please note all routes and distances are subject to change, and suitable footwear is recommended.
The shorter 2km walk is a gentle stroll around the lake which is suitable for Memory Walkers of all ages. The longer 7km walk is a little more challenging and will take you around this historical park. Both routes are suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs with assistance, due to the nature of the pathways.
Toilets on site
Accessible routes available
Event parking available
The meeting point and and car parks are on grass.
The short and long routes are on paved paths. Both routes are suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs with assistance, due to the gradient of the pathways on route.
There is dedicated accessible event parking available on hard-standing.
Safety of all Memory Walk participants, volunteers and staff is our top priority. We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation carefully and working hard to deliver amazing events, whilst following all legal guidance and precautions.
All our Memory Walk events hold the 'We’re Good To Go' industry standard, which means you can be reassured we have everything in place to keep you safe. Each event has been thoroughly risk-assessed and we've implemented a number of processes and measures from the guidance provided by the Government.
Memory Walk may look a little different this year, but it will still retain the amazing atmosphere that makes the event so special! Check out the below and our event safety guide for more information.
What to expect
- Multiple waves of walkers, meaning smaller numbers of participants in the event site and on the route, at any one time.
- Separate start and finish points for our routes.
- Reduced touchpoints to minimise contact between walkers and volunteers.
- Hand sanitiser at regular intervals within the event site.
- A site layout that still allows for social distancing between households of participants and volunteers.
- One way and queuing systems in specific areas of the event, such as our merchandise tent.
- Face coverings will be encouraged in any areas where 1m+ social distancings cannot be maintained.
To find out more about our plans, please visit the FAQ page.