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Roundhay Park Events Calendar

The Royal Opening of Roundhay Park, 19th September 1872

Ann Macguire Education Centre Mansion Lane, Leeds

A Talk by Helen Hodgart The Arrangements, the Programme and the Participants in the "great pageant of the day" "the fruition of many weeks of labour and anxiety" "one of the events that happens but rarely in the history of provincial towns"

Roundhay Goes Pop

Ann Macguire Education Centre Mansion Lane, Leeds

A Talk by Dr Peter Mills Roundhay Park has played host to some of the more iconic pop and rock concerts in recent Leeds history. Dr Peter Mills  explores Roundhay Park's part in live music through personal recollections, photos and objects including gig tickets and programmes. Come along and share your memories of the Rolling…
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The Fascinating Geology of Roundhay Park

Ann Macguire Education Centre Mansion Lane, Leeds

A Talk by Bill Fraser The aim of this talk is to introduce you to events which happened millions of years ago...when it all began. The geology of Roundhay Park consists of different types of rock some of which have been quarried for building stone;  its location on the edge of the Yorkshire coalfield shows…
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Yorkshire’s Ancient Trees and Woodland

Ann Macguire Education Centre Mansion Lane, Leeds

A Talk by Alan Hunton, Woodland Trust Hear about the work of the Woodland Trust which includes the preservation and restoration of ancient sites and the creation of new woodland. We'll discuss the value of ancient woodland  to wildlife in general and the fact that certain species can only survive in ancient woods and trees.…
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