Events Team

Thank you to many people who turned out to plant  160 Pulmonaria border to our Jubilee Hedge and  150 Willow plants all around the park. This shows just a few of the helpers, including fabulous Fliss, Brandon Trust and Cleve House School holiday club, and of course many local residents as usual. This pic  on the right shows Kevin Lindegaard who generously donated the Willows, and the Willow copse which he planted in the south west corner.  Will all look wonderful. 

Chair John Scott at City Hall receiving the In Your Neighbourhood 'Outstanding' Award 2014 from the Lord Mayor of Bristol 

2013 Exhibiting our work at City Hall for Britain in Bloom judges

Marion, John, Sue and Margaret. 

As well as working to improve the park we have an Events Team who organise our community days, to encourage local people of all ages to be involved in, and feel 'ownership' for, our park. 

We also want to attract people to use the park for outdoor recreation and socialising. We hold community planting days, and launch days for new facilities, Praise in the Park, and an annual Free Community Fun Day with tables for local charities to raise funds, free children's entertainment and arena events.

2009  Planting daffodil and crocus bulbs - local nursery with The Lord Mayor of Bristol Councillor Christopher Davies. 


Fun Days 2010 and 2011- a huge success bringing hundreds of people into the park 

Planting the new flowerbed November 2011  

Young supporters with FORP and Quadron replanting our meadow flower beds which were stunning last year.  See Pics of Park for the amazing result. 

 Red White and Blue bedding plants added to our new flowerbed ready for Jubilee celebrations in the park. 

NEW MURAL FOR THE PAVILION!!  All age project to create fabulous picture around entrance.  

Reseeding the Wildflower Beds again in 2013. FORP members, Fliss and park users working together. 

 DIAMOND JUBILEE COMMUNITY CELEBRATION JUNE 2012                      ST MARTIN'S BROWNIES - OUR FIRST EVER MAYPOLE DANCING The best ever annual day - hundreds came to dog show, arena entertainments, 30 craft and charity stalls, children's rides, great refreshments and lots of free activities for the children.      

FINAL TREE PLANTING EVENT 2015 - 23 trees planted at amazing all age event by Bristol City Council 

ANDY BURNS COLWILL AT WORK ON FOREST MURAL  -                                            see ~Art in the park tab

Lord Mayor of Bristol opened the new tennis courts in Oct 2013. Represented were Sita, Lawn Tennis Assn, Quadron, Key Projects, FORP and Sunshine Preschool. 

Local Graffiti artist Bungle creating amazing mural on park pavilion - "Park Life".  All ages joined in throughout the weekend making this another great community project that is turning Redcatch into The Park with the Art!  - see Art in the Park tab 

Bulb Planting

2010 Tree planting in frozen ground but not defeated! 

2010  -  Second year planting daffs and narcissi - in a deluge of rain!

Spring 2011 Members young and old planting meadow seeds in old rose beds Spring  2011 - see pictures of the park for the transformation.  

November 2011 Community bulb planting - Bluebells, Snow Drops, Wild Garlic, and other woodland species.  43 adults and children enjoyed the Autumn sunshine and planted 7000 bulbs!  

Community in partnership.  Terri from Cotswold Home, Sue Chair FORP, Park Keeper Flis of Quadron, Miles from Parks, and Gary Hopkins Exec Member for Parks.  Cotswold Homes, developers of The Villas in Redcatch Road sponsored purchase and installation of 10 bird boxes around the park. 

KNOWLE PARK SCHOOL PUPILS WITH TREE PIPS - planting 8 fruit trees Spring 2015 

WILD MEADOW PLANTING 2015  1000 plant plugs in just over an hour!


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