March 2024

As well as the regular weekly activities, there’s a variety of other events and attractions which vary from month to month. Outdoor events are weather permitting. Please note that some events need to be booked in advance.

Friday 1 March

10am Join up for free weekly Nordic walking sessions around the park starting at the Greenhead Park Pavilion by the bowling greens. Registration for new walkers is on the first Friday of every month at 10am,  with training provided for people new to Nordic walking. Once you’ve registered you can join the group any Friday morning at 10am – walking poles are available to borrow free of charge.

Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 March

Enjoy a Mother’s Day treat at The Park cafe in the conservatory. An extra special afternoon tea menu, including flowers and chocolate, costs £36 for two people. Pre-booking is essential – call 01484 221515 or pop in to the cafe to book.

Monday 11 March

10am – 12noon Join S2R and Friends of Greenhead Park for an Art In The Park session. No art skills are needed, just bring along something to draw on and with. It’s free but booking is essential – call 07933 358800 or email contact@s2r.org.uk.

Saturday 23 March

11am – 1pm Local Neighbourhood Policing Team officers will be by the tennis courts in the park to listen to any concerns about crime and anti-social behaviour in the area.

2pm Friends of Greenhead Park Annual General Meeting in the Greenhead Park community room (in the cafe building by the tennis courts).

  • Hear what we’ve been doing and discuss future plans
  •  Tell us what you’d like to see happening in the park
  •  Choose the committee for 2024/25 (members only)
  •  Raise park issues with local councillors and Park staff
  •  Chat over tea and cake after the meeting

Everyone is welcome and members of Friends of Greenhead Park are able to vote and stand for election to our committee. You can find out more about joining the Friends on our website – or call in at our friendly drop in session in the Pavilion by the bowling greens any Wednesday between 1pm and 2pm.

Monday 25 March to Friday 29 March

10am – 2pm Call in at The Park café at the conservatory to take part in a family Easter Egg trail. Collect your trail sheet from the café and spot the 6 letters that the Easter Bunny has put up around the park, starting from the Rose Garden. Then just unscramble them to make a word, and return to the café to enjoy a children’s lunch box and claim your Easter egg. Cost: £7.95 per child which includes a lunch box with cheese, ham, or tuna sandwich, plain or cheese & onion Pom-Bear crisps, orange or apple juice carton and a biscuit.  £1 from each purchase goes to Friends of Greenhead Park for projects in the park.

Friday 29 March

12.30pm – 2.30pm  Informal Ukulele session in the Greenhead Park community room (in the cafe building opposite the tennis courts).  Visitors are welcome to come in and listen – or join in if you have a ukulele!