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Family Activities


Holiday Fun! Simply turn up at the Garden room in the walled garden 10 minutes before advertised start time to ensure your place at the session -these are activities run on Wednesday afternoons during the school holidays All activities are FREE, but donations always much appreciated!

22 July 2-4pm -Teddy Bear's Picnic

29th July 2-4pm Animal Games

More information about summer holiday sessions to be announced

28th October 2-4pm Shadow Puppets


A new Wildlife Watch Club for children aged 5 to 11 years old was launched on April 25th 2015!!  Amy Boud from Playful Nature ( , along with some volunteers, runs the Wildlife Watch Club sessions on the last Saturday of the month from 10am to 12noon. The cost is £3 per child per session. A variety of interesting and fun activities about wildlife and nature will be involved.

 Community Gardening Day -August 6th 2015 from 10am to 4pm-come along and get involved in planting and harvesting! Children are very welcome but must be accompanied by an adult

General activities

Knit & Natter in the Coach House Cafe
Wednesdays 1pm to 3pm

Car Boot Sales

These are now run independently on our field which is hired for the purpose. They happen every Thursday (weather permitting) from 1.30pm to 5.30pm until the end of September plus an extra one on Apple Day Saturday October 3rd


Tunes & Tapas -These are two lovely summer events with delicious dishes and live music. For details and to book August 27th please contact our cafe/bistro team on 01229 581666

August 1st 2015 RHS Horticultural Skills Training Day-please contact Kim on 01229 588164 for details and to book-there are very limited places available.

Incredible Edible Ulverston Community Gardening Days (in partnership with Ford Park) will be held throughout the year -the next one is on Thursday August 6th at Ford Park from 10am to 4pm -for more details please ring Kim on 01229 588164

Hoad Marathon GALA Event on August 9th 2015:For more details please phone Ali Alger on 10229 580666 and check the website:

Pamper in the Park, 11th September - Tickets £12 each

Apple Day Saturday October 3rd 2015

Art at The Coach House


July and Aug - Irene Stewart Rodgers

Sept and Oct - Hannah Willets

Nov and Dec - Ellie Chaney.

Slide and Supper Evenings
A chance to enjoy interesting speakers, good food and great company. The cost of £10 includes a hot supper after the talk + tea and coffee. The bar will be open and booking is essential (01229 581666).

The Spring Programme has now finished and an Autumn 2015 Programme is being planned

Craft Events

New Events Coming Soon

Please ring 01229 580666 for more details and to book

Ford Park Community Group host numerous events on their fields, these mostly take place in the summer months. 

The group also hire out the fields to other organisations to host other events. To enquire about hiring our field please telephone our main office. 01229 580666

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