Category Archives: The Park

Queen’s Park update

  Christmas tree collection point Brent Local Authority has agreed to use Queen’s Park as a collection point for Christmas trees. Drop off  trees at the park staff yard on Kingswood Avenue from 9th – 15th January 2017. Other options for disposal include the Reuse and Recycle Centre in Abbey Road or by using the garden […]

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Annual bird walk report

Fortunately the birds in the park were undeterred by overcast and windy weather that greeted the smaller than usual number of walkers that joined us on 21st May. The birds were active everywhere and altogether the five walkers spotted 17 species. It was good to see a pair of Blue Tits flying to and from a nest […]

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Join the annual QPARA bird-walk in Queen’s Park on Saturday 21st May

Please join us for a stroll through Queen’s Park and Paddington Cemetery. Meet at the park café at 9.30am. The walk will take about 90 minutes, but people can join or leave at any time. We will be looking out especially for Green and Great Spotted Woodpeckers and Swifts. Bring binoculars if you have them, but if not, just bring […]

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Tickets on sale for Much Ado About Nothing in Queen’s Park on 2nd July

Back in March QPARA made donations of £1,000 each to seven organisations supporting the local community. See this item for more information. One of the organisations is Shakespeare in the Squares, a not-for-profit touring theatre company that will stage a Shakespeare play in London garden squares for one night in each venue every Summer. The 2016 production is […]

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City of London awards Queen’s Park café contract to Minkies from Chamberlayne Road

This article in the Kilburn Times gives the details.

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Queen’s Park tree walk on Sunday, 14 June

  Jonathan Meares, City of London Corporation’s Conservation and Trees Manager for Hampstead Heath and Highgate Wood will do a tree walk in Queen’s Park on Sunday, 14th June. Meet:  Queen’s Park Cafe Time: 11.00am Duration: 90 – 120 mins Jonathan manages an Ancient Woodland site (Highgate Wood), and Conservation and Tree Management operations on Hampstead Heath. He […]

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Look out for Woodpeckers and Swifts on the QPARA Bird-walk on 23rd May

Everyone is welcome to join the annual QPARA Bird-walk covering Queen’s Park and Paddington Cemetery. We are planning to start at the park cafe at 9.30am on Saturday, 23rd May. The walk will take about 90 minutes, but people can join or leave at any time. We will be looking out especially for Green and Great Spotted Woodpeckers and Swifts. […]

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Fritillaria in the Quiet Garden, Queen’s Park

Many thanks to Robin Sharp for these photographs.

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