Walking Tour of the Memorial Park

Saturday 25th June 11:45am. Meet by the main entrance at the Memorial, Runwell Road. We will give you a talk on the history of the park and the projects that the Friends of Wickford Memorial Park have done and will do in the future. All welcome, should last about 1.1/2 hours. Please wear sturdy shoes … Read more

New Project- The Reflection Garden

You may have noticed a mound of earth over near the Whist Ave pedestrian entrance.This is for an exciting new project. The Reflection Garden. We are currently trying to get funding. Please download the file for more information.

Queens Platinum Jubilee Plaques

The Queens Platinum Jubilee plaques are on all the lampposts from Whist Ave to the Beacon at the Heroes Arboretum. This will be the pathway for the Lantern Parade on 2 June 2022.

The Lantern Parade and Beacon Lighting 2 June 2022

TOWN JUBILEE PREPARATIONS UNDERWAY Fantastic week working with some super volunteers from Friends of the Wickford Memorial Park assembling the lantern kits at the CO-OP Wickford (thank you ) which have been provided free by Wickford Town Council for the community to collect and make in preparation for the Jubilee Beacon Lighting ceremony and Lantern … Read more

Events for the Queens Platinum Jubilee

We are hosting a joint event in the park with the newly formed Wickford Town Council.It will be a Lantern Parade and Beacon Lighting Event starting at 8pm on 2nd June- details to follow. There are two workshops to put the Lantern Packs together. 3rd and 4th May from 1:30-3:30pm at the Wickford Co-op Store … Read more