Saturday 7 December 2019

Woodcraft Afternoon

Very popular workshop this afternoon with all reindeer and snowman kits being made in the first half hour! After that the pine cone hedgehogs proved popular too.

Thursday 28 November 2019

Woodcraft Workshop

Our popular autumn woodcraft workshop returns on Saturday 7th December.

Find us at the orange gazebo near the Ashgate Road entrance from 2.00pm until 3.30pm.

This year there will be our usual log reindeer plus pine cone hedgehogs and log snowmen.
Reindeer & snowmen £3.00 each or 2 for £5.00
Hedgehogs £1.50 or 2 for £2.00

We will have some Birdbox kits available too for you to take away and build, £5.00 each.

Limited numbers of kits available so first come first served!

Thursday 4 April 2019

Litter Pick

We're having a community litter pick on Sunday 7th April in the park. Meet at 10.30am near the Inkerman Cottages entrance.
We'll also be tidying up around the apple trees.

All helpers welcome!

Wednesday 6 March 2019

New Friends Group

A new 'friends' group for Monkey Park on Chester St are holding their inaugural meeting on 13th March at 6.30pm in Monkey Park cafe. All welcome.

Sunday 13 January 2019


We held our Wassail on 13th January in rather windy conditions!

Mulled cider and apple juice. Cock and Magpie Morris, bless the trees 'doff' our hats. Its traditional to fire a gun through the trees but we made do with party poppers!

Short YouTube video of the event here.

Friday 11 January 2019

Mindless Vandalism

A small group of teenagers kicked a litter bin out of the ground on the park this evening. reported to the police, local councillors and the Borough Council.

Wednesday 9 January 2019