Events 2024

 

Events 2024

Here are our up to date planned events for 2024. We will add more each week so be sure to keep an eye on this page, we also list events on our facebook page too.

 

June 2024

  • Saturday 1st June – We are returning to the popular Makers Market held in Tyldesley centre. We’ll be there from 10 am to 2 pm. Please come along and support your local greyhound rescue.
  •  Sunday 2nd June – raising awareness at Golborne Carnival, Legh Street Park, Golborne from 12 noon. We are pleased to be returning to this popular local Carnival. We’ll have dog related merchandise for sale along with many hand crafted items made by our own Crafters group. Please come along and have a great day out and support your local greyhound rescue too!
  • Saturday 15th June – Big family festival, Jubilee Park, Ashton in Makerfield, 12 noon to 5 pm. We are pleased to be returning to this very popular family event. We’ll have dog related items for sale and lots of craft items made by our own crafters group. We should have some greyhounds for you to meet too!
  • Sunday 16th June – You can find our team of volunteers at the Pets at Home, Horwich, Middlebrook store from 11 am to 1 pm. They’ll be happy to talk ‘all things greyhound’ with you, plus there should be a greyhound or two for you to meet.😍
  • Sunday 16th June – Our next social dog walk takes place at Etherow Country Park, George Street, Compstall, Romily, Stockport SK6 5JD (another new venue for us). Walk details are: Meet at 9.30 am for a 10.00 am start
    Two walks available – short walk of 30 minutes, longer walk of approx. 1 hour
    Sighthounds only please – however companion dogs of other breeds are welcome
    Pay and display car parking
    All dogs must remain on leads, NO extendable leads please
    £2 per hound donation to Makants
  • “This is a social walking event organised by Makants Greyhound Rescue. You are responsible for yourself and your dog (s). Suitable footwear and clothing is advised.“
  • Sunday 23rd June – Atherton carnival, Formby Avenue, Atherton from 12 noon.  Come along to this popular event for a great day out. We’ll have dog related items for sale along with hand made crafts made by our own crafters group. We will have greyhounds for you to meet too, see you there!
  • Sunday 23rd June – You can find our team of volunteers at the Pets at Home, Walkden store from 11 am to 1 pm. They’ll be happy to talk ‘all things greyhound’ with you, plus there should be a greyhound or two for you to meet.😍
  • Sunday 30th June – Makants Summer Fair and Dog Show
    11 AM TO 4 PM
    MOSLEY COMMON (note new venue)
     We’re pleased to say plans are well underway for our popular annual Summer Fair and Dog Show, this year being held on Mosley Common.
     For our dog show we will have 2 show rings – one for Greyhounds and other sighthounds, the other for all other breeds. 15 classes in each show with rosettes for 1st to 4th place plus Best in Show and Reserve Best in Show.
     Some of the classes include: waggiest tail, best sausage catcher, black beauties, young handler, dog who looks most like its owner, best trick, best rescue, and more!
     We’ve also over 20 stalls booked with something for everyone – face painter, plants, natural dog treats, pet artists, cat and hedgehog charity stalls, our famous homemade cakes stall, craft stalls, food, cocktails and the NW Funfair.
     More detailed information to follow but please put this event in your diary and feel free to share this event with friends and family. Thank you for your continued support.
     
    With thanks to our sponsors this year The Sighthound Savoy (details can be found on facebook and instagram)
     

July 2024

  • Saturday 6th July – raising awareness at Atherton Market
  • Saturday 13th July – Morecambe cross bay sponsored walk by our Volunteer team
  • Saturday 20th July and Sunday 21st July – raising awareness at the Green Fayre, Beacon Country Park
  • Saturday 27th July – raising awareness at the Worker Bee Market, Reddish

August 2024

  • Saturday 3rd August – raising awareness at the Wigan Hospice Garden Party

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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