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Our next events

After a long, hot summer, autumn is finally here, so we’ve been planning our next park events. Please join us! Wednesday 22 October – AGM at Hillyfield at the Park school, with a chance to hear from the Barbican about…

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New climbing frame now open

After 18 long months, we finally have a lovely looking , challenging and fun new climbing frame in Lloyd Park. It seems to be proving very popular with the children so far, and we hope you enjoy the new feature.…

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Chill out with us at the Garden Party

We’ve designed a little oasis of calm at the Walthamstow Garden Party (26 & 27 July) to offer you respite from the crowds. If you’ve enjoyed the laid-back jazz vibe at our park picnics in previous years, then Saturday’s Soul…

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Final decision on play equipment

Thanks to everyone who looked at the latest proposals for new play equipment in Lloyd Park and took the time to give us their views. Having listened to what you all had to say, the verdict was that the climbing…

New playground equipment

Last chance to have your say! The Friends of Lloyd Park, Waltham Forest Council and Russell Play will be installing two new pieces of play equipment into the Lloyd Park playground before the summer holidays (fingers crossed!) The plan: (See…

Dog show winners & May Day photos

We’ve got so many great photos from our magnificent May Day Fair and dog show that we’ve put them all here, on Flickr. A round of applause, please, for our wonderful dog show winners: Best junior handler 1. Frankie (Labrador)…

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Marvellous May Fair – 5 May

Join the Friends on Monday 5 May for our marvellous May Fair and Dog Show. We’re making this free event bigger and better than ever, once again featuring Donna Maria’s Maypole Extravaganza. We’ll have a feast of food and drink…

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Free arts festival, 26-27 July

The Friends are delighted to announce the Walthamstow Garden Party, which will take place in Lloyd Park on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 July. The Barbican and Create London have been commissioned by Waltham Forest Council to present a weekend…

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Playground update

Three parent members of the Friends of Lloyd Park had a very positive meeting with Ben Frearson from Waltham Forest Council on Valentine’s day, to discuss next steps for getting some new playground equipment in Lloyd Park. The story so…

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Election lobbying starts here

Did you know there are 500 Friends of Parks groups in London? The Friends of Lloyd Park meets these other groups several times a year, at the London Green Spaces Friends Groups Network. Preparing for the coming local and European…