Events

 

 November 2022

Wellies in the Woods
Tuesday 1st November – Tuesday 20th December, 10:00am – 11:30am
Wellies for website
FREE family learning course run every Tuesday over 8 weeks. A fun and exciting course filled with outdoor play, storytelling, games and wild activities. Suitable for 2–5 year-olds and their parent or guardian.

Booking required. For further information: Wellies in the Woods 


Hertfordshire Health Walks
HHW for website
Friday 4th November
Friday 18th November

First steps at 10.15am (20 min)
Grade 1 at 11.00am (30 min, about 1.5 miles)
Grade 2 at 12:00pm (45 min, about 2 miles).

FREE, led walks, helping everyone get outdoors, get more active and reap the benefits. Meet at the entrance to Castle Park by the Link Road car park.

For further information: Hertfordshire Health Walks.


Parkrun
Park Run for website
Saturday 5th November
Saturday 12th November
Saturday 19th November
Saturday 26th November

FREE, timed, 5 km run, jog or walk. Meet at the bandstand 8.50am for a briefing. You need to have registered with Parkrun beforehand and receive your barcode!

For further information: Castle Park Parkrun.

 

Tidy up the Castle Mound
Saturday 26th November, 10.30am to 12.00pm
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Conservation Task: Help us support and improve the biodiversity and habitat of Castle Park. Please complete the Volunteer Disclaimer form and send to focp.conservation@gmail.com.

Join us for a litter pick and some vegetation clearance. Followed by lunch/drink in The Star. Meet at the Link Road carpark. 

 


December 2022

Health Walks
HHW for website
Friday 2nd December
Friday 16th December
Friday 30th December

First steps at 10.15am (20 min)
Grade 1 at 11.00am (30 min, about 1.5 miles)
Grade 2 at 12:00pm (45 min, about 2 miles).

FREE, led walks, helping everyone get outdoors, get more active and reap the benefits. Meet at the entrance to Castle Park by the Link Road car park.

For further information: Hertfordshire Health Walks.

 

Parkrun
Park Run for website
Saturday 3rd December
Saturday 10th December
Saturday 17th December

FREE, timed, 5 km run, jog or walk. Meet at the bandstand 8.50am for a briefing. You need to have registered with Parkrun beforehand and receive your barcode!

For further information: Castle Park Parkrun.

 


Grove Cottage Santa Dash

Sunday 4th December, 10.30am
Santa DashThe hugely popular Grove Cottage Santa Dash and Reindeer Run is back on Sunday 4th December at Grange Paddocks Leisure Centre.

Adults and children can run, jog, skip or walk either of the 1K or 5K routes! The cost is £12 per adult (includes free Santa suit), £6 per child (includes free reindeer ears). All proceeds will help provide vital support for local people with learning disabilities.

For further information and to sign up: Grove Cottage Santa Dash.  

 

Friends of Castle Park Meeting (AGM)
Tuesday 6th December, 7:30pm

The Friends of Castle Park meet every three months to discuss the direction of the group and future opportunities. We welcome everyone who has an interest in their local park and community, so come along and say hello! Meet at Bishops Stortford Town Council Chambers, Windhill, CM23 2ND.

 

Carols in the Park
Saturday 17th December, 4:00pm
Carols for website
Join us at the Castle Park Bandstand for a
sing-along to your favourite Christmas carols. This event is FREE, just bring along a torch and your festive spirit! Everyone is welcome.

 

 

We regularly update our events page and if you see something you are interested in and would like further information, please do not hesitate to contact us via our contact page or email us at committee@friendsofcastlepark.net.