Help – we need somebodies!

Lloyd Park is a big resource for Walthamstow, and let’s face it, one of the very best things about living in E17. But Friends of Lloyd Park is only a small bunch of local residents volunteering their time to ensure…

The 2015 AGM: can you come?

We’d like to say thank you to everyone who has supported FOLP this year, whether that’s as a member, a volunteer or as a visitor to one of our events. But we’ve just got one more thing to ask of…

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Our autumn/winter events

The run-up to Christmas is a busy time for the Friends of Lloyd Park, and it’s a great time to be in the park with the gorgeous autumn colours – and maybe even some snow in December. Why not join…

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Volunteer vacancy – publicity

Do you love Lloyd Park? Do you have communications or marketing experience, or would you like to get some? Then the Friends of Lloyd Park needs you! We’re a voluntary organisation of about 200 members that exists to support and…

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What’s on at the Garden Party?

This year’s Walthamstow Garden Party in Lloyd Park promises to be even better than last year’s. The Friends have been closely involved with planning for the event, and here’s what we’ll be offering on 18 and 19 July: Tug of…

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Dog show winners

This year’s dog show was our best ever, with 186 entrants and 22 dogs taking part in the on-lead agility. Here are the winners: Best junior handler 1st Merry the black Labrador handled by Annie 2nd Frankie the chocolate Labrador…

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May Fair and Dog Show – 4 May

Join the Friends on Monday 4 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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Aveling Centre award

The 56th Annual Civic Trust Awards Ceremony was held on Friday 6th March at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London. From 238 applications, 91 national and international projects were rewarded with a Civic Trust Award or Commendation – and Lloyd Park’s…

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Art Miles – 22nd March

Raise much-needed funds for the William Morris Gallery while exploring your creative side in the beautiful surroundings of Lloyd Park. On 22nd March, for one day only, the park will be transformed into an arts and crafts activity trail for…

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Who was Edward Lloyd?

This year, we celebrate the bicentenary of Edward Lloyd (1815-1890), the Victorian publisher our park is named after. Lloyd is the lesser-known resident of Water House, which is now the lively, much-loved William Morris Gallery. In 1898, Lloyd’s family donated…