Date set for Picnic in the Park 2019

A date for your diaries: Picnic in the Park 2019 will be on July 7th. Our fingers are already crossed for good weather!

Change of volunteer action day.

Because of the crowds expected to watch the firework display from the park on Saturday 3rd November, our regular volunteer action day is changed this month to Sunday 4th November, as there will no doubt be plenty of litter to … read more

Enjoy the firework display from the park.

Many people congregate at the Alexandra Park viewpoint and along the cliff path to get a long-distance view of the Rotary Club firework display at the Recreation Ground, at 7pm on Saturday 3rd November. If you come, do bring a … read more

The park will be closed to vehicles…

..from Friday 2nd November at 6pm until Sunday 4th November.

Autumn in all its finery

Autumn in Alexandra Park never fails to delight. Come and enjoy the autumn colours and scrunch through the leaves.

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.