Friends of Locke Park, Barnsley. firstname.lastname@example.org Registered Charity 1167140
Come to the park to have walks and have picnics, take your children to the play area, meet up with friends, visit the café, play games, get exercise, enjoy the views and heritage, and have a good time.
Get to Locke Park on foot from Park Road.
44 & 43 buses stop at the Park Road entrance.
The Car Park is off Keresforth Hall Road, S70 6NF
What’s on in Locke Park
Please note the events in April including the Easter event have been cancelled due to the Corvid-
Locke Park Tower open on the first Sunday of each month, from 2pm,. Watch out for confirmation nearer the date.
Friends of Locke Park events
Sunday 14 June – Classic Car event
Sunday 9 August – Summer Gala
Car boot sales in May, July and September. Tbc
We need volunteers for all these events
For information on booking a stall go to our events page by clicking the button above.
Barnsley parkrun each Saturday, 9am
Barnsley junior parkrun each Sunday, 9am
Locke Park Cafe:
Opening 9.30am to 4.00pm each weekday; from 8.30am until 5.00pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
Weather dependent, based on demand
Friends of Locke Park have meetings at 6pm on the first Tuesday of the month at Locke Park cafe.
Want more news or information?
Have a look at our facebook page and twitter feed by clicking on the button further up this pages -
Information is given on all our events as it becomes available.
NEWS ABOUT LOCKE PARK
Friends of Locke Park Christmas Event
Sunday 8 December 2019
Improving Locke Park
Friends of Locke Park are working with Barnsley Council Parks on a bid to the National Lottery Heritage Fund for improvements to Locke Park.
This will be the first part of a longer term plan to preserve Locke Park’s heritage, improve its environment and facilities, and make it an even better place to visit.
We need your help: we want to know what you think about Locke Park whether you are a regular visitor or have never been there before -
Looking forward to hearing from you. Friends of Locke Park
Volunteer with Friends of Locke Park
Friends of Locke Park welcomes volunteers to help with its events or with gardening and other activities.
Please get in touch by talking to us in the park, email us at info@friendsoflockepark or come along to one of our meetings.
We have meetings on the first Tuesday of each month at 6pm at Locke Park Cafe. We are always keen to hear your views.
Please not April meeting cancelled due to Corvid-
The Friends of Locke Park Christmas event in Locke Park was an event for all the family; a real community event with carols; planting pots with spring bulbs and putting together bird boxes to take home; tombola and raffle; a couple of activity stalls; enjoying mince pies, stolen and mulled wine. The kids also enjoyed the opportunity to meet Father Christmas. And this year Barnsley Hospice’s Santa Dash took place. Thanks to everyone who took part and helped.
The Mayor of Barnsley visiting Locke Park during our
Christmas event to plant a tree. Yes at the bottom of a rainbow!
Cancellation of events
As a result of the escalation in the Covid-
We are very sorry about this but everyone’s health and wellbeing has to be our priority.
Watch out for further information about later events.
Please note Barnsley parkrun and junior parkrun in common with all parkruns in the UK have been suspended until the end of March and possibly into April.