The Colourful Coast partners are planning plenty of events along the Copeland coast during 2020. Whether you want to come with the family to join in with a sandcastle competition, take a guided walk to St Bees head or volunteer at our regular beach cleans we’d love to see you!
Thursday 27 August Whitehaven beach clean, 2 – 3.30pm. See beach clean information, below.
Thursday 3 September Birkhams Quarry work and walk, 10am – 1pm. Join us as we get behind the scenes at Birkhams Quarry to help restore the wildflower grassland. For more details email email@example.com
Thursday 24 September St Bees beach clean, 10.30 -12noon. See beach clean information, below.
Thursday 29 October Whitehaven beach clean, 2 – 3.30pm. See beach clean information, below.
Thursday 26 November St Bees beach clean, 10.30 – 12 noon. See beach clean information, below.
Thursday 17 December Whitehaven beach clean, 10.30 – 12 noon. See beach clean information, below.
For more information on any of these events please contact us. We’ll be adding more events to the list throughout the year so check back regularly to see what we’re up to!
* Beach clean information *
We provide all the equipment you’ll need (litterpickers, bin bags, gloves, sometimes even biscuits!). Boots or wellies are recommended. Please dress according to the weather (raincoat, suncream, sunhat). In St Bees we meet in the main beach car park, behind the lifeboat station. In Whitehaven we meet at the top of the slipway near the parking machines on North Shore, behind Tesco. Thanks to Copeland Borough Council for collecting the rubbish we find.
Previous 2020 events
Thursday 30 January St Bees beach clean, 10.30 – 12 noon. See beach clean information, below.
Friday 14 February St Bees beach clean – show the beach some love for Valentines Day, 10.30am – 12 noon. See beach clean information, below.
Thursday 27 February Whitehaven beach clean, 10.00 – 11.30. See beach clean information, below.
Saturday 29 February Leap into action on the Whitehaven coast, 10am – 12 noon. 2020 is a leap year which means we get an extra day to do something good with. We’re teaming up with the National Trust to help out with a conservation task on the wagonway (that runs behind West Row), clearing vegetation and litter from this popular walking route. Whether you want to join us for a few minutes or a few hours we’ll have all the equipment, we just need you to come along and leap into action!