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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 March 10th 2018   

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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 2018 Newsletter

Follow the Friends Heritage Lottery funded History Project  at The History of Towneley Park blog.

Next family event -
Easter NatureTrail
Sunday April 1st
1.00 - 3.00pm
no need to book
pick up a trail leaflet from
outside theTowneley Hall foyer
Choose a reward when you finish
Next Meeting
Wednesday April 18th
in the meeting room

Gardening Club

Starts again March 1st
10.00am - Noon

Click on "Activities" for details of our ongoing project
restoring the Little Lime Walk

Re-start in March 2018  3rd Thursday.
10am - Noon
To keep our Park neat and tidy

Can you help us with the war on litter??
Starting from March
the 2nd and 4th Thursdays each month
10am - Noon
Meet at the Bowling Green entrance.
All equipment provided  (pickers, bags and gloves)
Everyone welcome

Handicraft workshops:

The 3 mosaic panel are now complete
and on display in the Burnley Wildlife Room
in Towneley Hall
Pauline's Group
Starts again Monday January 8th
then fortnightly
1.00 - 3.00pm
in the Meeting Room
tel. 01282 788775
Mob. 07749118651
Sharon's Group
From January 15th (then fortnightly)
from 1.00 - 3.00pm
first meeting to discuss project
Details from Maureen - 01282  432423