Latest News and Events
- Friends work to improve access for all in Longford Park Categories: General | Health Walks.
- Outdoor Theatre Comes To Longford Park! Categories: Featured.
- Wildlife Garden Annual Report 2017 Categories: Wildlife Garden.
- Community Allotment – Spring Open Day 2018 Categories: Community Allotment.
- Disc Golf Community Open Days – 2018 Categories: Disc Golf.
Posted: August 8, 2018
Friends of Longford Park are celebrating raising £3400 to increase the number of benches at the Quadrant end of Longford Park. The fundraising effort was in response to feedback from people who attend the Alzheimer’s Society Walk and Talk Group that meets in the park on Wednesdays. This group many of whom are retired and have mobility difficulties said they were finding the walks too challenging as they need to be able to take a rest and sit... more
Posted: July 20, 2018
Enjoy theatre in the open air.Pride and Prejudice on Wednesday June 20th at 7.30pm (Sold Out)The Railway Children on Saturday August 12th at 5pmFollowing on from the success of previous years, Heartbreak Productions are returning to Longford Park to perform Pride and Prejudice on Wednesday June 20th at 7.30pm and The Railway Children on Saturday August 12th at 5:00pm. All tickets are £12, under 5s are free. Tickets are available... more
Posted: June 10, 2018
After a few years of benign neglect a volunteer support group was re-established in 2017. The aims are to manage the garden better and add to its existing plants/ features. Along with routine garden maintenance jobs there have been six work party sessions, including one in January 2018.Tasks carried out by the work parties have includedTree pruning. Coppicing hazel trees. Grubbing out excess dogwood and blackthorn Cutting back... more
Posted: April 12, 2018
Longford Park Community Allotment Rylands Kitchen GardenSpring Open Day 2018 15th April 2:00pm - 5:00pm Come along to one of our events or sessions, you don't need any gardening experience. Everyone joins in to help with tasks and we simply share the produce when its ready!Tea cales / Meet Volunteers / Meet Three Bees / Plants for Sale / Composing TalkNormal Opening Times: Sun 10:00 - 12:00 noon Mon 2:00 - 4:00 pm Wed... more
Posted: March 30, 2018
Come try disc golf at Longford Park Disc Golf Course. Our friendly volunteers will loan you a disc and teach you the basics. We love to see the community enjoying our beautiful and free course in Longford Park, so we run open days to introduce the sport. Everyone is welcome, no matter what age or ability. See you there! Next Confirmed Open Days 7th April at 10:00–16:00 5th May at 10:00 - 16:00 2nd June at 10:00 - 16:00 7th July at ... more