The Friends arrange several events during the year consisting of work parties together with social and fund raising events.
Annual General Meeting – The 2019 AGM will be held on Tuesday April 23rd in the Music Room of Headington Hill Hall. – Courtesy of Brookes University.
Tree Planting – The Friends plant to participate in “National Tree Week” each year. The 2018 planting will be on Saturday 24th November.
Work Parties – The Friends help with the maintenance of the trees in the park by cutting back ivy, clearing undergrowth and felling saplings. Work parties are held in the spring and autumn each year.
(Above: picture taken at previous work party.)
Tree walk – “Sorting the wood from the trees” 7th November, 2015 led by Ian Gourlay, introduced members to the stock of special trees in the Park (on a very rainy day), followed by soup and rolls at the Chairman’s home in London Place.
Tree planting – Saturday 2nd December 2017 – As participation in National Tree Week the friends provided a Chilian Pine (Monkey Puzzle Tree), which was formally planted by The Lord Mayor of Oxford – Councillor Jean Fooks.
Working Parties – Work parties have been held on the following dates.
23rd March 2016
2nd July 2016
2nd July 2017
24th September 2017
13th January 2018