Caring for the bandstand flower beds

Caring for the bandstand flower beds

Early in 2018 the Friends’ Ground Force group decided to take another look at the four beds which surround the bandstand to see if they could be nurtured more successfully. These beds present a considerable gardening challenge: during the summer months they are...
Get in to Croquet

Get in to Croquet

Croquet is one of those activities that struggles with a reputation for being elitist.  This is probably due to the fact that a decent sized (and flat) garden is needed to be able to play at home, and clubs are few and far between.  Luckily for those of us in Norwich...
The Friendly Park

The Friendly Park

Parks can be new or old, large or small, and urban or wild. The Eaton Park that Ceceile and I have come to know and love in our two years in Norwich is a city park not yet a century old, and so still young by British standards. Eaton is quite large for a city the size...
Footgolf

Footgolf

Footgolf is one of the UK’s fastest growing sports – a winning combination of football and golf. You play it on a golf course using a size 5 football. Like golf, the object of the game is to get the ball into the hole in the fewest number of shots...
Tennis in Eaton Park

Tennis in Eaton Park

It costs £30 per year for a family/household to join Norwich Parks Tennis. Membership allows you to book a tennis court up to one month in advance and guarantees the court will be waiting for you when you arrive. The scheme is massively popular and the number of...