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'Try Out Our Book Box & Book Exchange'

Take a free book from our book box (at Putt in the Park), try it out, photograph it, post it!!

Leave a book in exchange...

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Friends of Castle Park - Colchester AGM

Date: Tuesday 21st May, 2:15 pm
Venue: the Cloisters Restaurant, Greyfriars Hotel, East Hill.
Teas and coffees will be available from 2:00 pm. 

This year, Fiona Shipp, the newly appointed Parks, Countryside and Greening Operations Manager, will be giving a short presentation on her role on the Council.

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Collage Workshop with Lucy MacBrayne

Lower Bowls Pavilion

Saturday May 18th

10am to 2pm


Launch your inner Artist

Cost £25 per person

Includes all materials, cake & refreshments

Please bring your own lunch

Limited numbers

Booking essential

For further details, please
email Diana Hargrave at 

"Looking out for the park we love..."

View the 
Bandstand Concert programme for
summer 2024


A free programme of afternoon music from May through to the end of August

Our AGM Newsletter 2023 
is now out!

Discover Christopher Howard's
Tree Trail and the Park Oaks...


Tour the park through engagement and learning about its wonderful collection of trees. Download the tree trail from our site or pick up a copy for a small sum at either Hollytrees Visitor Information Centre or the Red Lion Bookshop on the High St.

Colchester Castle Park

Colchester’s distinctive heritage is nowhere more apparent than in Castle Park. A site of national importance, this Victorian Park contains evidence of 2000 years of history and is a landscape moulded by the people of Colchester over many eras.

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