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What’s On at the Pop-Ups

It’s a great line-up for the Pop-Ups on Saturdays June 2 & June 9. Enjoy some old favourites and new attractions too. THIS Saturday children will be dancing in the aisles of the Adventure Playground amphitheatre with Mrs. H and … Continue reading

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2018 Barnard Park Pop-Ups June 2 and 9

  The two Barnard Park Pop-Up events this year will be on Saturday June 2 and 9 from 11am to 4pm. Save the date! We have a terrific line-up. It’s free fun. Attractions include a brass band, Mr Bubbles, Scruffs … Continue reading

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Back to Nature at the Adventure

Children from Thornhill School are learning gardening skills at the Adventure Playground in Barnard Park. Jo Murray from the Friends of Barnard Park is leading a group of young gardeners. Fourteen kids from Year 5 and 6 alternate weeks in … Continue reading

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Friends of Barnard Park AGM

The Friends of Barnard Park will be holding their Annual General Meeting at 7:30pm on Thursday 15th March at Church on the Corner. The Church is located on the corner of Barnsbury Road and Copenhagen Street, opposite the Adventure Playground. The agenda will … Continue reading

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Park Planning Application Withdrawn

As you may already know Islington Council’s park department, Greenspace, decided on Friday to withdraw its planning application for proposed regeneration of Barnard Park. Sport England had objected to the park plan submitted, which led to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government “calling in” … Continue reading

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Adventure Playground Gets Major Spruce Up

The Adventure Playground received a serious dose of TLC from a volunteer work group from Lloyds Bank. Katie Walsh, the manager of the playground, had a long list of tasks for the group of 30 plus volunteers from Lloyds branches … Continue reading

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Barnard Park Volunteer Gardeners Take Gold

Barnard Park has received a gold award in the Best Community Park category in Islington in Bloom. Congratulations to our volunteer gardeners who put in hundreds of hours every year to make the park bloom. A gold award is a … Continue reading

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Park Planning Application Call In

The planning application for the regeneration of Barnard Park has been ‘called in’ by the Secretary of State at the Department of Communities and Local Government. A public inquiry is being scheduled to determine the matter, taking the decision out … Continue reading

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Second Pop-up Is A Sizzling Success

A brilliant day for the second Saturday pop-up in Barnard Park on June 17. Big thanks to all who made in happen. Perfect music for a summer afternoon from Oxjam and other talented local performers. Young Actors Theatre charmed with … Continue reading

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Pony Party at June 10 Pop-up

Ponies! were the stars of the Barnard Park pop-up on Saturday June 10. The day was hot and sunny. Two Welsh ponies, Wally and Bertie, appeared in the park with Caroline Hadden-Wright and Sue Byrne from Think Like a Pony … Continue reading

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