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

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

No Gardening Group

No gardening group this Saturday 30th April as Bank Holiday Weekend.Back on Wednesday 4th May 2022 9:30am All Hands on deck for the next few weeks as leading up to the Platinum Jubilee Event on 2 June 2022

No Gardening Group

There is no gardening group Saturday 9th April and Saturday 16th April (Easter Saturday)There will be a Walking Tour on 13th April 2022 starting at 10am by the Memorial Main Entrance. Normal gardening group will resume 20th April 2022.

Easter Walking Tour of the Park

Easy walking tour of the Park: 13th April at 10am, meet at the Memorial Main Entrance Runwell Road.All welcome, please wear suitable clothes and sturdy shoes. There will be a history talk from Geoff Whiter and volunteers from the Friends of the Wickford Memorial Park will show you our achievements. It should last around an … Read more

Gardening Group 2nd April 2022

sunshine and sunrays in the woods

There will be a Gardening Group on Saturday 2nd April from 9:30-11am. General gardening, and if we have time we will walk the Beauchamps Field and collect discarded tree guards. Please meet by the compound at Hutton’s Café. All welcome, please wear suitable clothes and sturdy shoes.

AGM 25th May 2022

This will be our second AGM of the Friends of the Wickford Memorial Park. It will be held at the Hutton’s Café at 11am in the back rooms. We have a speaker this year: Josh Childs the new Bio-Diversity Officer for Basildon Council, Parks and Countryside Department. Josh will give an outline of his plans … Read more