Author: John Ferguson

Keeping our park beautiful for everyone

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The English Art Co. Roundhay Park calendar

The English Art Company based at the Mansion are now taking orders for their 2023 calendar. The calendar which opens out to A3 size displays 12 A4 pictures of various…
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The 150th anniversary teddy bear

The teddy bear is now available in the website shop

Help us celebrate 150 years of Roundhay Park

This summer we are hosting a fully inclusive programme of events in Roundhay Park commemorating its 150-year history and are inviting the people of Leeds to visit and celebrate together.This…
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Children’s Interactive Garden Now Open

On Sunday 4th July groups of children from the Little Friends of Roundhay Park planted herbs in the raised beds in the garden, completing the final stage of the new…
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Work has started on the Children’s Sensory Garden

Construction has started on the Children’s Sensory Garden outside Tropical World.  The first stage is the erection of the willow tunnel shown in the picture The interactive garden will aim…
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Happy Festivities have begun in Roundhay Park!

Sallyanne Corry was asked to come up with a creative plan to involve the community with Winter Rocks theme in the park as part of the festive trail as. this…
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The Sky Climber in now in place

Following the highly successful fundraising for the refurbishment of the Lakeside Playground the Little Friends of Roundhay Park turned their attention to the Upper Playground on Soldiers Field which caters…
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Help the greening of Leeds by collecting tree seeds

The Parks and Countryside Department and Leeds City Council plan to plant 5.8 million trees in the greater Leeds area over the next 25 years and you can help.  The…
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The Land Train is Back

Fitted with hand sanitisers on the doors and social distancing by the spacing of the compartments, children, and adults, can again ride the train from the Lakeside car park to…
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FoRP sponsors the refurbishment of the Canal Gardens Shelter

Built into the walls surrounding Canal Gardens the shelter has been a feature of the area since the original construction. Last refurbished many years ago the shelter was looking very…
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