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Celebrate your favourite parks for Love Parks Week

09 July 2015

How are you planning to celebrate the week (24 July – 2 August)? Events are happening all around the country.

Now in its ninth year, Love Parks Week is the annual celebration of our countries' fantastic green spaces and the community groups that bring them to life. As part of the celebrations, there will be hundreds of events and activities throughout the week (24 July - 2 August).
Events range from open-air theatre, to outdoor fitness sessions; children's activities to garden parties and much more. The diversity of events mirrors the range of uses our parks are put to through the year, and showcase all the activities that can be enjoyed in green spaces. 
Keep Britain Tidy's Love Parks team will be launching the week on 24 July with an event at Valentine's Mansion and Gardens in Ilford, Essex. All are welcome to come along for this free day of activities, find out more or find other events closer to you.
Want to get involved? 
  • Click here to search for your nearest event or browse events in your area.
  • Tell friends, family or colleagues about Love Parks Week and events they might be interested in. You can download a pdf of events in your area.
  • If you are planning events during Love Parks Week, upload your events to the Love Parks website to help spread the word.
  • Why not create a digital postcard to share and help spread the word about your event, group, green space and Love Parks Week.
  • Its not too late to organise an event or activity. You can also download poster templates and guidance to help your event. 
Love Park's manager Anthea Thomas said, "This event will be a real celebration of parks and a fantastic kick-off event for Love Parks Week. We are really excited about the hundreds of events that are being organised all around the country to celebrate Love Parks Week. And we would like to thank all the community groups, councils and members of the public who have embraced and supported the Love Parks campaign."
Although Love Parks Week is the largest annual celebration, the Love Parks campaign runs year round. Love Parks supports Friends groups, shares best practise, provides training and resources, promotes parks, campaigns on important issues and much more. Register with Love Parks and browse the website for more details of how Love Parks can help you, your group and your park.