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.
  • Weekends and Bank Holidays - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - mostly later!
    (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.

Tuesday Mornings 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon
Join the Knit and Natter group in the visitor centre.

Thursdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Middleton Park Estate Volunteers do work round the park. Please Email Graeme Ashton for more details or phone him on 0113 3781142

2016

October ...

There are only a few activities being held over the Winter months. The 2017 regular summer activities will start with the Bluebell walks, on Sunday the 30th April and Monday 1st May.

Remember - the cafe at the visitor centre is open every day. See above for opening hours.

  • 15-October-2016 (Sat) - Leeds Young Archaeologists Club - 10 a.m. - 12 Noon
    To find out more about Leeds YAC, or to book your free taster session or to sign up to be a Leeds YAC member please contact Louise, Megan or Sarah.
    Follow Leeds YAC on Facebook.

  • 23-October-2016 (Sun) - Middleton Park Apple Day - 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    The Friends will have an Apple Crusher and Press - so bring along your apples (or pears) to press them into wonderfull fresh apple juice. Remember to bring a bottle so you can take your juice home. There will be some apples around so everyone can help crush and press and enjoy some of the juice.
    There'll also be apple based games for children.

  • 24-October-2016 (Tue) - School Holiday Play Activities - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    Nature Play with Tine from Forest School Plus.

  • 25-October-2016 (Wed) - School Holiday Play Activities - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    A childrens' event with Amy of Wild Apple Play.

November ...

  • 4-November-2016 (Fri) - Middleton Park Bonfire and Fireworks - Bonfire 7 p.m. Fireworks 7:30 p.m.
    Bonfire and fireworks organised by Leeds City Council.

  • 15-November-2016 (Tue) - Friends of Middleton Park Annual Meeting - 7 p.m.
    The meeting is at the St Georges Centre, Middleton. Refreshments will also be served. The meeting is in either the Lynne Barthorpe Room or rooms 2 and 3, which are both upstairs on the First Floor.

    After the meeting we will be joined by Tony Stringwell from Leeds City Council. He will talk to us about the plans for the former Middleton Park Golf Course.

  • 19-November-2016 (Sat) - Leeds Young Archaeologists Club - 10 a.m. - 12 Noon
    To find out more about Leeds YAC, or to book your free taster session or to sign up to be a Leeds YAC member please contact Louise, Megan or Sarah.
    Follow Leeds YAC on Facebook.

December ...

  • 11-December-2016 (Sun) - Chistmas Crafts and Carols - from 1 p.m.
    Come and celebrate Christmas in the Park with a Park Ranger running a Christmas Crafts workshop, wreaths and yule logs, Followed by a Christmas sing along with the help of a local choir.

    The Waterside Cafe will be open all day for refreshments, and the Friends will be selling scrummy homemade cakes too.

  • 17-December-2016 (Sat) - Leeds Young Archaeologists Club - 10 a.m. - 12 Noon
    To find out more about Leeds YAC, or to book your free taster session or to sign up to be a Leeds YAC member please contact Louise, Megan or Sarah.
    Follow Leeds YAC on Facebook.

2017

January ...

  • 21-January-2017 (Sat) - Leeds Young Archaeologists Club - 10 a.m. - 12 Noon
    To find out more about Leeds YAC, or to book your free taster session or to sign up to be a Leeds YAC member please contact Louise, Megan or Sarah.
    Follow Leeds YAC on Facebook.

February ...

  • 18-February-2017 (Sat) - Leeds Young Archaeologists Club - 10 a.m. - 12 Noon
    To find out more about Leeds YAC, or to book your free taster session or to sign up to be a Leeds YAC member please contact Louise, Megan or Sarah.
    Follow Leeds YAC on Facebook.

  • 26-February-2017 (Sun) - Winter Walk - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    Come and explore something different about Middleton Park on a bracing walk with experienced local guides. We will walk along good paths using the established park trail guides but will also explore some sites off the beaten track that you won’t have seen before.

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... check back here for updates and more 2017 spring and summer events, or follow us on Facebook.

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