National lockdown: parks and leisure update

The government announced on Monday 4 January, following a rapid increase in Coronavirus (Covid-19) infection, there will be a new national lockdown.

Government guidance is to Stay at Home. You must not leave, or be outside of your home, except where necessary.

See the latest information on leisure, parks and markets.

Volunteering and Friends of the park

Victoria park

Become a volunteer in Victoria Park

We are always looking for people who would be interested in volunteering in Victoria Park.  You can do as little or as much as you want with volunteer opportunities available such as joining the Friends of Victoria Park, maintenance work and working with wildlife via our 'Make Your Mark on Vicky Park' days, through to involvement in conducting guided tours and stewarding and assisting at events. 

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer we recommend you join our mailing list as all upcoming opportunities are advertised in there first. Sign up to our monthly newsletter.

Volunteer GroupVictoria Park Friends group

The Victoria Park Friends Group aims to 'help make Victoria Park a showcase for the community, its culture, rich heritage and a place to be proud of'.

The Group meets regularly at St Pauls Church and in the park itself. You can also get involved on the Group’s Facebook page or if you want to ask us any questions feel free to pop onto the website and send an email to us.

Visit the Victoria Park friends group website or check them out on Facebook.