Friends of West Hunsbury Parks

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Christmas Elf Door Hunt at Beckets Park

Posted on behalf of Buddies of Beckets
Join Buddies of Beckets to hunt for the magical Christmas Elf Door's in Beckets Park. Find them all to enter a draw to win your very own Elf Door (£3 per entry form). Refreshments available for the intrepid Elf hunters.
When
08 Dec 2019 at 11:00am
until 08 Dec 2019 at 3:00pm
Where
Beckets Park
Bedford Rd
Northampton
NN1 5NG

Halloween Pumpkin Hunt at Beckets Park

Posted on behalf of Buddies of Beckets
Hunt for the pumpkins with Buddies of Beckets. Find them all to win a prize (£3 per entry form).
When
31 Oct 2019 at 4:00pm
until 31 Oct 2019 at 7:00pm
Where
Beckets Park
Bedford Rd
Northampton
NN1 5NG

Mela - Festival of Friendship

Posted on behalf of Buddies of Beckets
Northampton’s second ever Mela will be takingplace in Beckets Park on Sunday 28th July 12-4pm.

There will be a number of activities in the parkincluding the opportunity to try your skills on a climbing wall, bouncy castlesand a hook a duck stall.

As well as entertainment there will be food, artsand information stalls, including a Fire Engine and teams from NorthamptonshirePolice from the Firearms Team, Recruitment, Cadets, Prevent and CommunityEngagement.

This year there will be a variety of performersincluding BhangraBlaze, pupils from Kristina Rihanoff’s School of Drama andDance, the Shireen Bellydance Troupe, Irish and Russian dancers, African andSikh drummers, a Reggae/Dub duo plus lots of other singers and musical actsfrom our diverse local communities.
When
28 Jul 2019 at 12:00pm
until 28 Jul 2019 at 4:00pm
Where
Beckets Park
Bedford Road
NORTHAMPTON
NN1 5NG

Our Lottery Year, The Friends of West Hunsbury

The Friends of West Hunsbury Parks invite you to their 'Lottery Year', an evening to the results of the project. The event is being held at Parsons Meade Community Centre (NN4 9PS) and is free for anyone who would like to find out about the projects run by the Wildlife Trust, Northamptonshire Biodiversity Records Office, Brampton Valley training and the new Tree Trail.
When
12 Apr 2019 at 7:30pm
until 12 Apr 2019 at 10:00pm
Where
Parsons Meade Community Centre
Parsons Meade
Northampton
NN4 9PS

Hunsbury Hill Country Park launch of Tree Trail

Join the Friends of West Hunsbury Park at the launch of their new Tree Trail. With thanks to Heritage Lottery funding, you can discover the trees of Hunsbury Hill Country Park. Meet at Drovers Return, Hunsbury Hill Country Park at 11am for a guided tour, free refreshments after the walk.
When
30 Mar 2019 at 11:00am
until 30 Mar 2019
Where
Hunsbury Hill Country Park
Hunsbury Hill Road
NORTHAMPTON
NN4 9RR

The Dark Ages Living History Event At Hunsbury Hill Country Park

A brilliant, action packed day with living history displays, crafts and weapon & fighting demonstrations by the Bloodaxe Vikings at the historic Iron Age Hill Fort at Hunsbury Hill Country Park.

Join the Northampton Blood Axe Vikings and the Armee du Nord at the historic Hunsbury Hill Iron Age Fort for an action packed day of crafts, living history and reenactment fighting! Perfect day out for all the family!

There will be a small living history camp, with displays of Viking crafts such as sewing, weaving and music. Weapons, tools and wares will be on display too, and we hope to be able to display some cooking as well.
There will be fighting displays & small tournaments throughout the day using shields and weapons from the Viking period.

Supported by Friends of West Hunsbury Parks with thanks to funding from Heritage Lottery Fund.
When
07 Apr 2019 at 11:00am
until 07 Apr 2019 at 5:00pm
Where
Hunsbury Hill Country Park
Hunsbury Hill Road
Northampton
NN4 9RR

Winter Walk at Hunsbury Hill County Park

Winter Walk

Hunsbury Hill Country Park

With the

Friends of West Hunsbury Parks

27th December 2018

Meet at the Drovers Return Café at 2.30pm

Free refreshments following the walk

Discover the parks hidden secrets

(And maybe a few decorated pebbles)

Families and dogs welcome, please wear suitableclothing and footwear

To register your interest please email

info@friendsofwesthunsburyparks.org.uk

For further details - www. friendsofwesthunsburyparks.org.uk
When
27 Dec 2018 at 2:30pm
until 27 Dec 2018 at 5:00pm
Where
Hunsbury Hill Country Park
Hunsbury Hill Rd
Nothampton
NN4 9RR

Bio-Blitz at Hunsbury Hill Country Park

Join the Friends of West Hunsbury Parks on 31st August and 1st September to discover the wildlife in Hunsbury Hill Country Park. Please see the poster for further details about the events and how to register for some of the walks.

Scavenger Hunt

Sunday, August 1211:00am – 4:00pm



Hunsbury Hill Country ParkHunsbury Cl, Northampton NN4 9UE, UK



Description:Scavenger Hunt

From 11am-4pm in Hunsbury Hill Country Park.

Find the Friends of West Hunsbury Park's stand by the Drovers Return café in the car park. Collect your form and if you can find all the items on the list you can win a prize.

FREE TO ENTER

IF you can't make it on the 12th you can collect a form from the café after this date, throughout the month of August, to take part.