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Wednesday and Saturday afternoons,

in the Sensory Garden

Come and enjoy a bit of gardeing with some friends!  All sessions run from 2pm to 5pm. You are welcome to any session you can make – and free to come and go to suit your plans.

The Sensory Garden volunteer sessions for the rest of the year will be on the following dates:

  • March:  Sat 2nd, Wed 13th, Sat 23rd
  • April:  Wed 3rd, Sat 13th, Wed 24th
  • May:  Sat 4th, Wed 15th Sat 25th
  • June:  Wed 5th, Sat 15th, Wed 26th
  • July:  Sat 6th, Wed 17th, Sat27th
  • Aug:  Wed 7th, Sat 17th, Wed 28th
  • Sept:  Sat 7th, Wed 18th, Sat 28th
  • Oct:  Wed 9th, Sat 19th, Wed 30th
  • Nov: Sat 9th, Wed 20th, Sat 30th

Note that if the weather forecast is very bad, the session is likely to be cancelled.



08:30, Sunday 7th April 2024

at the Visitor Centre

Please come and join us for another litter pick to help our park staff keep our beautiful park clean and tidy.  Everyone welcome.  Followed by some free refreshments.

Litter picks will usually be on the first Sunday of the month at 08:30.  The provisional dates for the other litter picks of 2024 are:

7th April, 5th May, 2nd June, 7th July, 4th August, 1st September and 6th October.

The July pick in particular may need to be moved to avoid the Godiva Festival.



13:30, Saturday 13th April 2024

at the Visitor Centre

We meet regularly to plan projects and discuss park issues.  Please cone and join us if you can spare some time to help maintain and promote our beautiful park.  All welcome.

The dates for the remainimg General Meetings in 2024 for the Friends of the War Memorial Park will take place in the Visitor Centre form 1:30pm to 3:30pm on the following dates:

Sat 17th February, Wed 6th March, Sat 13th April, Sat 11th May, Wed 12th June, Sat 27th July, Sat 14th September, Sat 12th October, Wed 13th November