Christchurch Park has for the eighth time been awarded a prestigious Green Flag. The Green Flag Award is the benchmark national standard for parks and green spaces in the United Kingdom. The scheme was set up in 1996 to recognise and reward green spaces in England and Wales that met the laid down high standards. You can find out more about this important award scheme here.
The sun shone and over 300 people turned out for Brass on the Grass last Sunday. Next Sunday sees the appearance of the Stowmarket Concert Band, so let's hope the weather is just as kind.
The Friends of Christchurch Park hosted an afternoon of music with two of Suffolk’s youth wind bands for Brass on the Grass.
Presented in association with Suffolk County Music and Suffolk Music Hub, South Suffolk Youth Concert Band, conducted by Mark Sewell, and South Suffolk Youth Wind Orchestra, conducted by Mark Whiteman, took to the Upper Arboretum Lawn to entertain damp spectators.
You can see pictures from the concert in our gallery here
Before and after photos of the sapling care in the park on Saturday. Six turned up in the rain and we finished the job! Thanks to Liz, Keith and Jen for their help.
Help us clear around the native trees and shrubs which we planted last
year to attract more wildlife and interest to the top end of the park.
ActivLives is inviting people to come and try Nordic Walking in Christchurch Park on Monday 17th June, starting from the Reg Driver Centre.
The Reg Driver Visitor Centre in Ipswich’s Christchurch Park will be closed from Friday 29th May to Monday 1st June for internal redecoration work.