• Hallowe’en

    Check out our our latest invitation (see “Events”) to kids in the Park in the week before Hallowe’en.  Pumpkins provided, all you need to bring is a suitably scary creative concept, carving ability and parental supervision.  Enjoy!

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  • Early Warning: Friends Photography Competition

    If you are a Friend of Barnwell Country Park, please look out for our next mailing. We will be inviting you to compete in a photography competition.  Winning entries will feature on brand new postcards for the Park and on a calendar for 2018.  All Friends are eligible to join in this activity. If you […]

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  • Black Swan

    We have a new seasonal visitor.  She is a 3.9 metre black swan currently making herself comfortable at the Lowlands bird hide, on the edge of Mill Lake Park. Created by Kenny Hunter, our black swan is part of Fermynwoods Contemporary Art’s Beyond Seven Mountains exhibition. Black Swan was commissioned for the Blickachsen exhibition in […]

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  • Wow – A Great Day at Music in the Park

    Sunday, July 17th. provided sun and entertainment at Barnwell Country Park as four local brass bands performed individually and together in a Massed Band performance at the end of the day. The events were recorded and are now available on YouTube Slideshow. We are most grateful to our master photographer and compiler, Douglas Butler. With […]

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  • Music in the Park 2016 – Bands Announced

    The countdown to Music in the Park 2016 has begun. On Sunday 17th July from 11am you are invited to come and listen to four brass bands, various other musical performers as well as enjoying the BBQ, Beer Tent, Bouncy Castle and Stalls. Raunds Temperance Brass Band Stamford Town Brass Band Thrapston Town Band Yarwell […]

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  • Waitrose Community Matters Token Success

    As many of you know, Friends of Barnwell Country Park were given the opportunity by Waitrose Oundle to enter the monthly Green Token appeal during February. We have been told that we raised £647! This is a great outcome. Thank you all for supporting our appeal and showing how much you care for the Park. […]

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  • Waitrose Green Tokens for February

    The Friends are participating in the Waitrose Green Token – Community Matters scheme. For the month of February, please support our Green Token appeal at Waitrose Oundle. This is a hugely important source of funds for the Friends.

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  • Sponsor a Metre Appeal Launched for North Lake Path

    North Lake Path All Weather Surfacing Project The Friends and Park Management are currently working hard to bring about a project to improve a significant area of the park’s paths. NCC and the Rangers wish to complete the hard surfacing of the remaining section of the North Lake Path in order to offer a complete […]

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  • Open Committee Meeting January

    There will be a Committee Meeting of the Friends of Barnwell Country Park on Monday, Jan. 25th, at 6.30pm to be held at the Visitor Centre. We have decided to make this an Open Meeting. Anyone who can spare the time is most welcome to join us. Mary, our Chair, is a dab hand and […]

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  • ‘Free Parking for a Year’ Prize Draw

    We are delighted to announce our PRIZE DRAW to WIN FREE PARKING! All you have to do is to become a “Friend of Barnwell Country Park” which is free and takes 30 seconds – just visit our Join page. 1st PRIZE FREE PARKING FOR ONE YEAR AT ALL 5 of NORTHANTS CC COUNTRY PARKS in […]

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