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The Friends group is a registered charity whose purpose is to improve the facilities and the environment of Towneley Park by working in partnership with Burnley Borough Council.

Membership is open to any user of Towneley Park

The main activities of the group are :
  • To promote the benefits of Towneley Park for all visitors and users.
  • To contribute to events in the Park.
  • To meet and discuss with Park users, issues relating to the Park.
  • To help maintain and improve all aspects of the Park.
  • To support the Council’s role in the Park.
  • To publicise the Park.
  • To help improve visitors' understanding and enjoyment of the Park's heritage.

Members meet regularly to organise activities within the park that are available to all users.

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Last updated September 17th 2016

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The Notice board in Towneley Hall has all the latest news

notice board outside shop at Towneley Hall

and is the place to pick up a mobility scooter.

Download our latest 2016 Newsletter

Follow the Friends Heritage Lottery funded History Project  at The History of Towneley Park blog.
Santa comes to Towneley 
Sunday December 11th
1.00pm - 3.00pm.
Follow a festive trail and visit
Santa for a gift.
£3 per child (2 - 9 years)
To book a time ring
Pat - 01282 426449

Gardening Club
Starts again on Thursday March 3rd 2016
Then the 1st Thursday in the month until October.
Click on "Activities" for details of our 0ngoing project
restoring the Little Lime Walk
every 3rd Thursday in the month


Next Friends Meeting (AGM)
Saturday October 22nd
in the  Towneley Hall Lecture Theatre
Halloween Trail in the Hall
all half term weeks
From 23rd October - 6th November

The Handicraft Workshops 
Towneley Crafters Group:
next meeting August 22nd 130 - 3.30
Mosaic Workshops:
The 1st mosaic panel is now complete
ready for grouting
Meet on Monday September 5th
to plan the next panel
Then on alternate Fridays from September 22nd

1.30 - 3.30
Details from Maureen - 01282 432423