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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 May 27th 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.

Brass Band in the Park
Sunday June 12th
Stacksteads Brass Band 2 - 4pm
on the rear lawn.
Refreshment catering by the Friends Group


Gardening Club
Starts again on Thursday March 3rd 2016
Then the 1st Thursday in the month until October.
Week commencing May 23rd. 
We will be helping the gardeners
 to remove the Spring bedding plants
from the Italian Garden.
These will be offered for sale to the public
all that week.
proceeds go towards Park improvements.

Click on "Activities" for details of our 0ngoing project
restoring the Little Lime Walk
every 3rd Thursday in the month


Next Friends Meeting
Thursday July 14th 2016
in the  Meeting Room.

On alternate Mondays from May 16th (No meeting on May Day), Pauline will continue with handicraft workshops  in the Bowling Club Meeting room from 1.30 - 3.30pm
We will also be helping Sharon Bainbridge to design a mosaic panel to show in the Park
All welcome.  

Details from Maureen - 01282 432423