The Friends of Roundhay Park (FoRP) is a charitable organisation formed in 1994 by local Leeds residents who decided to get involved with the Park, rather than just talk about it. They had the vision to create an organisation bringing together all lovers of the Park.
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Forp Working Party Waterloo Lake

As of today, FoRP has a Membership of over 500, made up of a diverse mix of people. Anyone and everyone is welcome and you do not have to live in Roundhay, or even Leeds. All that is needed is a love of Roundhay Park together with a small subscription fee to help support our efforts.

Join On-Line Single, Joint  and Family memberships are available through our shopping cart at only £10, £15 and £20 per annum.

All of our income is spent in helping maintain the park for everyone to enjoy. Click Here For Membership Details


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FoRP 2017 Calendar Front Cover

Our beautiful 2017 calendar is now available at just  £8.50

The sale of calendars is a vital source of income for us and enables us to continue with our work keeping the park looking beautiful for everyone to enjoy.

Important: our online stock is running low. You still have time to purchase one however,

£8.50 Including UK Postage, 
£11.75  Including Overseas Postage

or you can buy from the following retailers, while stocks last.
With Love, 633b Roundhay Road, Oakwood
Philip Howard Books, Street Lane Parade, Roundhay
Dine At The Mansion (Restaurant/Café)
Lakeside Café, Roundhay Park
Tropical World, Roundhay Park
Headrow Galleries, Harrogate Road, Alwoodley
One Stop Shop, Chandos Gardens, Lidgett Lane ,

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Mary’s Tree. Saturday 18th June saw a large number of Friends, local councillors and park staff celebrate the official completion and dedication of the sculpture known as Mary’ s Tree.

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With funding from a bequest from local resident and park lover Mary Hill, the Friends of Roundhay Park engaged local sculptor Shane Green to transform a dead tree into a wonderful new attraction in the area below Canal Gardens.  Present to celebrate the opening were Mary’s nephew and nieces and their families, as well as many Friends and park staff.

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