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. and is run by Leeds Learning Disability Service.

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.

Autumn ...

There will be a few autumn events, that will be listed here as soon as they are confirmed. Some notices may be a little last minute, so check back here regularly or follow us on FaceBook, where there are regular updates on our activities.

October ...

  • 26-October-2014 (Sun) - Spooky and Haunting Halloween Party - 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    Ghostly Magic Entertainer at 3:30 p.m.
    Halloween Food at 4:30 p.m.
    Pumpkin carving or a scary ghost walk at 5 p.m.
    Please dress up and prepare to be scared!
    FREE EVENT - Donations for Refreshments

  • October Half Term Events in the Park ...

  • 27-October-2014 (Mon) - Trick or Tree - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    RSPB Event - Adults £2, children £1
    Follow the trail for clues to unearth the mysterious world among the trees. Create Halloween crafts from twigs and leaves. Remember good footwear and warm clothes

  • 28-October-2014 (Tue) - Children's crafts - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    With Leeds City Council Parks and Countryside Rangers.
    Gather natural materials from the woods to create stunning autumnal works of art!
    FREE EVENT

  • 29-October-2014 (Wed) - Apple Sculpting and Woodland Activities - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    Join Amy from Wild Apple in the woods for these fun activities.
    FREE EVENT

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Some Previous Events ...

  • 16-Aug-2009 (Sun) - Willow Weaving with Ray and Sam
    Wonderful demonstration of willow weaving and talk about the techniques involved. Here are some pictures taken by Paul Hebden...

    Ray and Sam - willow weaving demonstration Ray and Sam - willow weaving demonstration
    Ray and Sam - willow weaving demonstration
  • 7-Jul-2009 (Tue) - Richard III - outdoor theatre show by Oddsocks
    (see www.oddsocks.co.uk )
    7p.m. at Lakeside Centre.
    The rain held off! We had had lots of rain during the day, but it held off for the evening performance. Those hardy souls not put off by the earlier rain, enjoyed a wonderful performance. Here are few pictures taken by Ivor Dykes...

    OddSocks performing Shakespeares Richard III OddSocks performing Shakespeares Richard III
    OddSocks performing Shakespeares Richard III OddSocks performing Shakespeares Richard III
    OddSocks performing Shakespeares Richard III

  • 24-Jul-2008 (Thu) - Mining Book Launch
    7.00pm to 8.30pm at Middleton Library, St George's Centre, St George's Road, Middleton, Leeds, LS10 4UZ.
    The launch event included a short presentation by Martin Roe, the project Archaeologist, and was followed by refreshments and a book signing. Launched to coincide with National Archaeology Week 2008 (July 12th-20th).
    The launch was reported on the Middleton Today website and in the Yorkshire Evening Post.
    Coal Mining in Middleton Park: An Archaeological Investigation by the Middleton Park Community Archaeological Project details the finding of the lottery-funded, community project, and demonstrates that Middleton Park is one of the best preserved and most important historic coal-mining landscapes in West Yorkshire.
  • 03-Nov-2006 (Fri) - Middleton Park Bonfire Night
    Bonfire at 7pm, fireworks at 7.30pm. See photos

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