The Dawn Chorus – Bird and Breakfast Event

Join us to hear the dawn chorus in Rowntree Park on Saturday 6th of April 6am-7.30am. We are running a one-off special event to hear the sounds of the day starting.  We will watch and listen to birds, there will be some additional activities for children,  a stove to keep us warm and we willContinue reading “The Dawn Chorus – Bird and Breakfast Event”

Scarecrow Trail Weekend

The Friends of Rowntree Park hosted our first ‘Scarecrow Trail’ over the weekend of the 7th and 8th of July 2018, and what a fabulous weekend it was!  The theme was ‘children’s stories’ and the trail took people around the streets neighbouring the park.  The local community produced some wonderful, inventive and awe-inspiring offerings.  ToContinue reading “Scarecrow Trail Weekend”

The Nature Ninja’s return!

After a first successful half term, the Nature Ninja’s are leaping into action for another half term!    This after-school club for primary aged children 4-9 (ish) will be running bi-weekly sessions on Thursdays 4pm-5pm In Rowntree Park. Activities and adventures to engage and excite that will include a mix of science, engineering, art and craftsContinue reading “The Nature Ninja’s return!”

Tea and spiced apple cake; rewards after gardening!

10 volunteers came to help plant hundreds of daffodil bulbs this morning, and were rewarded with home-made cake, as well as our normal tea/coffee. I was asked for the recipe for my mum’s spiced apple cake, so here it is (below). Meanwhile, many thanks to all the hard working volunteer gardeners! Spiced apple cake 4ozContinue reading “Tea and spiced apple cake; rewards after gardening!”

International Picnic (with gardening, obviously!)

FRP_YUMI_International Picnic Flyer We’re delighted to announce that our first event with YUMI is an International Picnic, on July 16th, from 11am to 2pm. Share international food, learn origami, plant up herb planters for the Cafe and get information about FRP and YUMI activities. Do bring a picnic and join in! Suitable for all ages.Continue reading “International Picnic (with gardening, obviously!)”