Let’s get together!

Friends and other park users are warmly invited to the Friends of Greenhead Park Annual General Meeting on Saturday 25 March at 2pm in the Greenhead Park Community Room (in the cafe building by the tennis courts). At the meeting you can Afterwards there will be tea and cakes – and a chance for an … Read more

Christmas fun in the park

Need to get the kids out of the house in the run up to Christmas? Our Greenhead Park Christmas trail could be just the thing! Call in to the Greenhead Park Pavilion (next to the bowling greens) any time between 11am and 2pm on Wednesday 21 December to pick up a free Christmas trail sheet. Then make … Read more

Get in the Christmas mood!

Join the Friends of Greenhead Park and choirs from Huddersfield Grammar School for a free Christmas concert in the Greenhead Park Conservatory on Sunday 11 December at 3pm.   Mince pies and mulled wine will be on sale to raise funds for Friends of Greenhead Park gardening projects in the park – and  you can also try your … Read more

Explore the history of Greenhead Park

Find out more about Greenhead Park’s fascinating history at two free events on Friday 9 September. From 2pm to 5pm, there’ll be a display of old maps, photographs, postcards and other memorabilia in the Greenhead Park community room (in the cafe building opposite the tennis courts) – with experts on hand to answer questions about … Read more

Make a date with Santa this Christmas!

This Christmas why not bring the kids to Greenhead Park to visit Santa and his elves – and support local charities too! Santa’s Grotto will be officially opened by the Lord Mayor on Saturday 4 December at 11am. You can book a slot to visit the grotto by calling in at the cafe (opposite the tennis … Read more

Praise for Kirklees Parks

Greenhead Park is one of five parks in Kirklees to gain a coveted Green Flag again this year.  The national Green Flag Award scheme, managed by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, recognises and rewards the best green spaces in the country and sets a standard for parks and green spaces to aspire to. Parks and public … Read more

Friends scoop an award for lakeside arbour

The work of the Friends of Greenhead Park has been recognised this month in the annual design awards programme run by the Huddersfield Civic Society.  The Examiner Readers’ Award was presented to FoGP Chair, Glenis Ireland, by Robert Sutcliffe from the Examiner (pictured above). The award has gone to the Friends for the lakeside arbour  … Read more

Explore, discover and play

The Friends of Greenhead Park have launched a brand new children’s activity sheet just in time for October half term.Designed by local artist Jo Blaker, the activity sheet Explore, Discover and Play in Greenhead Park is now available for you to download and print at home – just click on the link above. There’s also … Read more

How to stay safe as play areas reopen

The Council has announced the reopening of the Greenhead Park play areas from Saturday 4 July.  Please make sure you stay safe by following these guidelines:  

Green shoots!

In November 2019, we were delighted to take delivery of 60 wild cherry, rowan and silver birch saplings kindly provided free by the Woodland Trust.  Volunteers from the Friends joined gardener Peter to plant these out in a nursery area where they will grow on until they are sturdy enough to be moved to permanent positions … Read more