Activities and special events in our parks

Activities and events 2023

Events and special activities at our parks

Events that are due to take place in our parks and green spaces are included, with full details, on our main council events calendar

Some of our most popular events are listed below.

Burbage Common Open Day

Burbage Common Open Day is held annually in May.

Burbage Common Open Day 2023 will take place on Sunday 14 May, with full details on the events calendar

Clarendon Park Fun Fair - Barker's Fun Fair

This annual event will be at Clarendon Park from Thursday 4 May to Sunday 14 May 2023. Full details of the events calendar

Hollycroft Park 

The very popular Proms in the Park 2023 will take place on Friday 23 June 2023, 6pm to 8:30pm. Details of the concert are available on the events calendar

Friends of Hollycroft Park events

The Friends of Hollycroft park group organise a number of Sunday Band concerts on Sunday afternoons throughout the summer, with a variety of music on offer. 

Dates for this year are:

Other events organised by The Friends of Hollycroft Park are:

They also organise volunteer gardening sessions from April to October on the first Saturday of the month, from 10am to 12 noon. 

From February until the first week in December, their Community Cafe in The Pavilion is held on the first and third Wednesday of each month 10am to 1pm. 

For details of their events and the group itself, visit Friends of Hollycroft website (

Argents Mead

Music in the Mead performances take place in the bandstand through the summer, starting in May and ending in September. For details of this year's performances, please visit Music in the Mead on the events calendar.

Last updated: 26/01/2023 11:31