Friends of Middleton Park

Friends of Middleton Park

Coming Events

The Middleton Park Visitor Centre Cafe is open

  • Weekdays - between 10:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.
    (run by Leeds Learning Disability Service)
  • Weekends and Bank Holidays - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    (run by Tracey Fulton)

Not all the events listed below are organised by the Friends.

The City council Parks and Countryside Rangers organise events in Middleton park, as well as in other Parks etc around Leeds.

The Friends of Middleton Park are always in need of more willing hands. Please get in touch if you would like to help out in any way possible.

All Events will be in the Middleton Park Visitor Centre, unless stated otherwise.

August ...

Summer Holidays Childrens' Play Activities
The play events, each Tue and Wed from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. are FREE.
Everyone is Welcome. Children are free to come and go, but all unders 8's must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Remember the Visitor Centre cafe is open until 2:15 p.m.

  • 2-August-2015 (Sun) - Bradford Metropolitan Band - 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Sponsored by Cllrs Judith Blake, Kim Groves and Paul Truswell

  • 4-August-2015 (Tue) - School Holiday Play Activities - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    Arts and Crafts and Outdoor Play with Leeds Play Network.

  • 5-August-2015 (Wed) - School Holiday Play Activities - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    Woodland Play Extravaganza with Amy of Wild Apple Play. Make a den, get mucky in the mud kitchen, play on the rope trail. Explore, Discover and Craft!

  • 9-August-2015 (Sun) - Crofton Silver Band - 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    More summer music in the park.

  • 11-August-2015 (Tue) - School Holiday Play Activities - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    Arts and Crafts and Outdoor Play with Leeds Play Network.

  • 12-August-2015 (Wed) - School Holiday Play Activities - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    Life Aquatic - join Leeds Country Side Rangers to discover what beasties lurk in the depths of the ponds in Middleton Park.

  • 16-August-2015 (Sun) - Middleton Park (Fun) Dog Show - 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    Find the waggiest tails, help an animal charity, do an agility course, get tips on looking after your dog. Or just enjoy the multitude of dogs in the show!

  • 17-August-2015 (Mon) - XPLORER - Fun Family Challenge - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    Xplorer is an outdoor navigational challenge for the whole family. Explore the Park, find the markers, complete the challenge!
    For more information email Graeme Ashton
    This is a Free Event

  • 18-August-2015 (Tue) - School Holiday Play Activities - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    Arts and Crafts and Outdoor Play with Leeds Play Network.

  • 19-August-2015 (Wed) - School Holiday Play Activities - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    Orienteering - Join Leeds Countryside Rangers and spend the afternoon navigating the ancient woodland with the aid of maps and compasses.
    This is an XPLORER event, see above.

  • 23-August-2015 (Sun) - Play in the Woods! - 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    A childrens' event with Amy of Wild Apple Play. Make a den, get mucky in the mud kitchen, play on the rope trail. Explore, Discover and Craft!

  • 24-August-2015 (Mon) - XPLORER - Fun Family Challenge - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    Xplorer is an outdoor navigational challenge for the whole family. Explore the Park, find the markers, complete the challenge!
    For more information email Graeme Ashton
    This is a Free Event

  • 25-August-2015 (Tue) - School Holiday Play Activities - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    Arts and Crafts and Outdoor Play with Leeds Play Network.

  • 26-August-2015 (Wed) - School Holiday Play Activities - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    Junior Bushcraft - join Leeds Countryside Rangers to learn the skills needed to survive in the wild, such as firelighting and shelter building.

  • 30-August-2015 (Thu) - West Yorkshire Brass Band - 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    More summer music in the park.

  • 31-August-2015 (Mon) - XPLORER - Fun Family Challenge - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    Xplorer is an outdoor navigational challenge for the whole family. Explore the Park, find the markers, complete the challenge!
    For more information email Graeme Ashton
    This is a Free Event

September ...

  • 4-September-2015 (Fri) - Go Batty in Middleton Park Cancelled - 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    We are very sorry to have to announce that the slideshow and bat walk has had to be cancelled.

  • 6-September-2015 (Sun) - Walking Story Adventure in Middleton Woods - 2 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
    Take a walk in the woods and create your own adventure story.
    A FREE Family event - children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • 12-September-2015 (Sat) and
    13-September-2015 (Sun) - Kite Festival - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Clearings

    The Northern Kite Group will put on a spectacular and colourful display of large kite flying over two days - watch and be amazed.

  • 13-September-2015 (Sun) - FoMP Craft, Flower and Produce Show - 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Entries to be registered between 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. on the day.
    Showcasing the skills and activities of all in Middleton. Our BIG SHOW for all the family.

    To enquire about booking and running a stall at the show, please email Carole Bloom at carolebloom@btinternet.com

    The Show Schedule is found on the Annual Programme of FoMP Events. Pick up a programme at the Visitor Centre in the park, or you can download the schedule part here.

  • 16-September-2015 (Wed) - Bat Walk - 7:30 p.m. onwards
    Graeme Ashton the Park Officer will lead a bat walk in the park, starting at 7:30pm at the Visitor Centre. Please wear warm clothing, good foot wear, and bring a torch.
    For more information email Graeme Ashton

  • 20-September-2015 (Sun) - Autumnal Walk - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    Vistas: take in the magnificent views of Leeds from this walk round the park. Please wear suitable footwear, some of the walk will be on grass paths.

  • 27-September-2015 (Sun) - The Friendly Band - 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    Yet again the wonderful Friendly Band serenade us on the last of the Friends' Summer Sundays in the Park. Come along enjoy the music - A wonderful afternoon.

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