Take part in this exploratory walk along Nottingham Canal, starting at Attenborough Nature Reserve and meandering through the Green Hustle Festival, in the spirit of the film OWOTI (Camino to Cop26).
Meet 12 noon – at Attenborough nature reserve: Toilets and refreshments available. Disabled access.
Car Parks available on site. Car park closes at 8pm.
Best access public transport Sky-Link or Attenborough Station (However, warning - there is train strike on Sunday) Sky-link can be caught from Friar Lane Bus stop, off Market Square Nottingham – every 20 minutes. Bus Journey approximately 40 minutes. Followed by 15-minute walk to the Nature Reserve.
From Bus Stop: Get off at the Sky link bus stop (Nottingham Road opposite The Blue Bell) near the beginning of Attenborough Lane – walk down Attenborough Lane, past Attenborough railways station, over the railway line and continue onto The Strand. Stay on the Strand. Near the FC there is a cut, walk through and take first RIGHT onto little path where you can walk through the woods and alongside the lakes for 5 mins to the café
We will gather near the Weeping willow next to the Lake. 12.00
12.30 - Briefing
12.40 - Walking to Beeston Lock with The Coat of Hopes (2 miles - 55 minutes) Wheelchair friendly.
1.30 - Rest at Canal Heritage Centre (Beeston Lock) for 30-min break - Café/ Disabled access toilets/ Dog friendly.
2.00 - Walking to Nottingham (4 miles – 2 hours) Silent Walk – Song – Rest points. (Mostly wheelchair friendly - there are moments when a slight deviation of route may be required on this section)
4.20 - The Navigation (20 minute – Rest. Wheel chair friendly
4.40 - Tiger Community for Hot Food to buy (30 minute Rest) Wheelchair friendly
5.10 – Procession with Coat of Hopes to Broadway. Wheelchair friendly
6.00 - Film - Of Walking on Thin Ice (55 minutes) Disabled toilets (No dogs in Cinema)
Of Walking on Thin Ice is a beautiful film which captures the spirit of hope in action embodied by the Camino to COP26, and the community of care and connection that was formed on this journey. The film which tells the story of a group of climate pilgrims who hiked 500 miles from the south of England to Scotland for the climate conference in Glasgow.
In the spirit of that walk, join in a procession along Nottingham Canal, starting at Attenborough Nature Reserve and meandering through the Green Hustle Festival.
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