A peek into the past!

At our Greenhead Park in Pictures exhibition last September, lots of people shared their memories of the park with us. We were particularly excited to be shown a diary kept by Charles Edward Turner, Greenhead Park’s Head Gardener in the 1920s, by his great grand daughter Linda Helliwell. Thanks to modern day technology, you can … Read more

Find out more about the Friends of Greenhead Park

If you’ve ever wondered what we do, or would like to get more involved, why not come along to our Annual General Meeting on Saturday 23 March at 2pm in the Greenhead Park Community Room. Our Chair, Glenis Ireland will give a slideshow presentation of what we’ve done over the past year, and there will … Read more

Christmas opening times

Here are some other details of opening times during the Christmas break: * The Park cafe in the conservatory will close early on Friday 22 December (last orders 11.30am) and reopen at 10am on Friday 26 January 2024. Special Christmas sharing platters are available to order from Monday 11 to Thursday 21 December, 12pm to … Read more

Friends and Council celebrate park award

The national Green Flag Award scheme recognises and rewards the best green spaces in the country and sets a standard for parks and green spaces to aspire to. We are proud that Greenhead Park has won this prestigious award again this year. The park first received a Green Flag back in 2012, following its major … Read more

Greenhead Park in Pictures

Photographs and other images of Greenhead Park bring its fascinating history to life in an exhibition to be put on by the Friends of Greenhead Park on Saturday 16 September. You can call in to see the display in the pavilion by the bowling greens any time between 9.30am and 4pm. The display includes old … Read more

Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival falls victim to the weather!

Huddersfield Live, organisers of the Huddersfield Food & Drink festival due to take place in Greenhead Park from August 3 to 6, have had to make the hard decision to cancel the event due to the weather and ground conditions. In a message to participants, Huddersfield Live say: “After 48 hours of incessant heavy rain, … Read more

Making music on the bandstand

Don’t miss the Musica Kirklees concert on the Greenhead Park bandstand on Saturday 1 July! From 1pm to 5pm you can enjoy a medley of brass & wind bands, strings and massed choirs – and join in a lively samba session too. See below for the full line up and times. Bring your own folding … Read more

Your Park needs You!

New volunteers are urgently needed to help keep the park looking good – especially during the busy summer season. Help with gardening We are looking for new people to join our friendly weekly gardening group and help park staff with weeding, planting and other seasonal tasks. We also take on gardening projects from time to … Read more

Make a date for some summer music!

Don’t miss the chance to enjoy some free music on the Greenhead Park bandstand in July! There’s a great variety of music to enjoy with brass, wind, swing and silver bands, plus samba, strings and massed choirs. Early birds can bag a seat – or bring your own folding chair or rug. It’s free to … Read more