CHRISTMAS 2020

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NEWSFLASH: DRIZZLE FORECAST – UPDATED

Unfortunately the rain has come to pass, and high winds are also forecast. So the event today, 13th December, is cancelled. However, the Elf Trail can be done at your leisure over Christmas, see below for details.

Looking at the weather forecast for Sunday it is not going to be the best of days, and the Park is very muddy, which can get slippery. So, plans for tomorrow, the 13th December, may have to change a little.

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NEARLY TIME FOR THE ELVES TO MOVE IN………..

The Elves are due to move in to the Park on Sunday 13th December 3-5pm and will be with us all over the Christmas period. To welcome them the Friends are going to light up the Park.

The Advent Tree is already up (for you to add your own decorations) and the Orchard is lit up in the late afternoon and evenings to bring some cheer.

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SNOWFLAKES FOR A LOVED ONE OR PET

One of the decorated areas of the Park this year on The Christmas Elf Trail will be the small gate on to Kelcliffe Lane. There you will find wooden snowflakes and stars twinkling in the breeze.

If you would like one dedicated to a loved one (person or pet) who is deceased please contact Joanna Cornfield on parkinsonspark@gmail.com by 5th December.

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SANTA’S ELVES ARE MOVING TO THE PARK OVER CHRISTMAS

Santa’s Elves are moving in to check on park Elf & Safety over Christmas. We have had notice from Santa, that given the current situation, he is sending some of his elves to Parkinson’s Park during Christmas to make sure people are still enjoying the park safely.

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ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS IN PARKINSON’S PARK 2020

We are taking the opportunity to do things a little differently this year, but, rest assured, Parkinson’s Park will still be anticipating the Advent season and celebrating Christmas with The Christmas Elf Trail and differently decorated areas of the Park.

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PARK TO GET A NATTER BENCH

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POPPIES IN THE PARK

The FOPP Poppy Appeal raised £30.24 for the Royal British Legion We’d like to thank everyone who contributed together with Barbara Winfield, Eleanor Thomson, and Becky Prosser for making the poppies for the Farm Gate display.

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Remembrance Day 2020 – Poppies In The Park

Due to the current situation, public Remembrance events are not taking place, and it looks as if the new Lockdown regulations will also mean Churches cannot hold public services – except as on line events.

We therefore thought we would put up a poppy display in the Park. Our idea is to have a poppy blanket draped over the Farm Gate with the same look as these ones in Rawdon St Peter’s (see picture). It will not be as detailed as this, as there is not a lot of time to organize, but this is the rough idea

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LOCALGIVING WILL DOUBLE YOUR DONATION

Friends of Parkinson’s Park have been successful in being accepted onto the Localgiving CV Matchfunding Scheme.

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