Uncollected raffle prize.

One of the raffle tickets drawn at this year’s Picnic had no phone number on the back and the prize remains uncollected. It’s blue ticket 272. Email us the other numbers on the ticket and the prize is yours. Contact … read more

Another fantastic Picnic in the Park

Well, what a sticky scorcher! The rain held off and over 500 people came to enjoy the dog show, the tug of war, the bands, the games, the face-painting, not to mention the food and drink. We’ll be posting more … read more

No parking in the Park on July 1st.

Alexandra Park will be closed to cars all day on July 1st, except for vehicles involved in Picnic in the Park. Limited disabled parking is available.

Picnic in the Park 2018 (Click for details)

Wild flower beds seeded.

Thank you to all those – big and small – who came despite the threat of rain to seed the wild flower beds yesterday.  Seeds were scattered on both of the prepared beds before we all enjoyed drinks and cakes. 

Dates for your diary

On April 7th, we will be scattering the seeds on the wild flower beds. Families with children are invited to help. There will be refreshments, including home-made cakes, for all our helpers. See Events for more details. On July 1st, … read more

New tree planting.

Five new fruit trees are to be planted near the path from Beechen Cliff School in the south west corner of the park. We are thankful to local Councillor Mark Shelford, who is financing these from his budget allocation. We … read more

No parking on November 4th

The park will be closed to traffic on Saturday November 4th. There will be limited parking for blue badge holders who wish to watch the firework display from Beechen Cliff. 

Did you visit the RSPB stand at the Picnic?

Someone who visited the RSPB stand at the Picnic in the Park inadvertently picked up an important list of the birds who visit Alexandra Park, which our local bird expert John Yates had compiled. Unfortunately, this wasn’t meant as a give-away, … read more

Another fantastic Picnic in the Park!

The sun shone, the music was better than ever and the crowds came to enjoy the fun.