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Festive Carols in the Park Sunday 12th December 2010

2pm -5pm on Sunday Dec 12th for Christmas Carols in the Longfords function room at Longford Park Stadium.
This year is extra special as the Stretford Brass Band will be playing
Children’s Craft Activities will complement the Carols.
A Raffle will be held. “Tuck Shop” facility.
There will also be mince pies and mulled wine available for purchase

Quiz Night/Hotpot Supper - Friday 8th October


Our popular Quiz Night will include a fully licensed Bar, Raffle and excellent food available (including vegetarian option)

The Quiz night commences at 8pm 8th October at the Longfords Suite (adjacent to the Longford Park Athletics stadium).
The address is Ryebank Road, Chorlton Cum Hardy, MANCHESTER, M21 9TA

Tickets £7 each including supper (£2.50 admission only).

Advance tickets from Bob 286 6979

All proceeds raised will go towards hosting community events and making improvements to Longford Park

AGM/Presentation Sunday 27th June, 2-00pm

Our AGM is now Sunday 27th June, 2-00pm at the Longfords Suite in Longford Park Stadium.


Hopefully there will be a guest speaker/presentation, tea and biscuits and then a short AGM meeting.
Please come along and find out more.

More details coming Soon.

Céilidh Night Friday - 23rd April 2010

The Cutback Ceilidh band will be back to play the Chorlton Irish Club on the 23rd April 8pm-11.30pm.
The Cutback Ceilidh band features the highly accomplished fiddler Tom Kitching.

Cutback Ceilidh band

Refreshments by way of a Jacobs Table - Bring buffet type food you like to put on the communal table and share. Friends of Longford Park will provide cutlery and napkins.

The Chorlton Irish Club address is 17 High Lane, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 9DJ

Tickets are £6 and are available from Bob on 286 6979.

Event Update: A big thank you to all those that helped make the previous Ceilidh Night such a success. Thanks to the excellent Cutback Ceilidh Band and also thanks to Bob and Amanda for organizing this very enjoyable event.

Friends Committee Meeting 8th December 2009

The next Friends of Longford Park committee meeting is on Tuesday 8th December 7pm at Longfords conference room in Longford Park Stadium.

If you would like to find out more about the Friends of Longford Park then please come along!

History of Longford Park Talk and AGM 30th June

A summer Evening with Pimms and Fruit Punch
Come along to find out about Longford Park’s history, Trafford Council’s response to the failed lottery bid and our plans for the future.

Friends of Longford Park
History of Longford Park





Please join us for mid summer drinks while learning about the fascinating history of Longford Park - with Kate Dibble Blue Badge TouristGuide.
The talk by Kate will be followed by a short Annual General Meeting(AGM).

Please come along if you are interested in the history of Longford Park or would like to know more about the Friends of Longford Park.

Tuesday 30th June 2009 7.30pm to 9.30pm at The Longfords Conference Suite,Trafford Athletic Stadium, Longford Park, Rye Bank Road, Manchester, M21 9TA.

Please contact us for more details.

June 2008 AGM and Social Night

The Friends of Longford Park AGM will take place on the 26th June at Longfords at Longford Park Stadium on Ryebank road, Chorlton at 7.30pm.

Longfords is an excellent venue, with a fully licensed bar and the night will provide a great opporunity to learn more about the Friends of Longford Park and and get involved!

Jean Byrne, the Secretary for Friends of Longford Park, issued the following statement on the 2nd June 2008:-

” I am writing to inform you of a couple of key dates for your diary in relation to Friends of Longford Park.
The dates are: -
10 June - Stretford Neighbourhood Forum, Trafford Town Hall, 6 – 8 pm (more of this below)
26 June – Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Longford Park 7.30pm.
Longford Park has reached a critical stage in its development and FOLP, with its aim to act as a voice for local people, could and
should be a vital link with Trafford Council about the park’s future.

Our Committee too has reached a critical stage and our future, sadly, is uncertain. This is why we need more members to become actively
involved. A number of resignations over the past 18 months have resulted in a smaller and less experienced committee. In 2007 we
continued to deliver our annual music festival and a programme of events. However, Trafford’s Heritage Lottery Fund bid and work on
various other funding applications (some of them successful) haveabsorbed our resources leaving us less able to offer events in the
Park this year. We need to increase our active membership so that a modest programme of events can start up again.

The Stretford Neighbourhood Forum, mentioned earlier, is to focus on Longford Park and our environment. This provides an opportunity for
you to share your concerns about Longford Park with organisations working in Trafford. Trafford Council will be publicising the event
and arranging for speakers, including environmental organisations, the police and other service providers. Not only can you come and have
your say, you can also renew your interest in FOLP.
So do put that date in your diary and come along!

If FOLP is to continue, we need people to play an active part and we need a Committee. Perhaps you would be prepared to stand for office
(giving as much of your time as you have able). The positions that need to be filled include Treasurer and Secretary.
For an informal chat about what’s involved please phone Angela on 864 1326.

I look forward to seeing you in June at both events.

Yours sincerely
Jean Byrne
Secretary
Friends of Longford Park”

You can download a nomination form here.