Spring in your step

A camera (or phone) in hand while on daily exercise allows us to bring something of the Park home.

See more in our Lockdown Gallery.

Exercise in Victoria Park

Use Victoria Park for your one exercise session each day but please keep at least 2m (6ft) from anybody who you do not live with.

Please do not use the play areas.

Friends of Victoria Park Meeting

The Friends of Victoria Park will meet

at 7:00pm

on Wednesday, 26 February 2020

at The Riverside Centre

Come along and find out the latest updates on what is happening in the park, and how you can be involved.

Bike Security Marking

Wednesday 19th February 2020 10:00 – 11:00 Halfords 11:30 – 12:30 Victoria Park (Playground) also: 13:00 – 14:00 Sk8side 14:30 – 15:30 Stanhope (Ball Court) 16:00 – 17:00 Bockhanger (next to old library)

Security marking your pushbike could help to deter thieves as well asmaking it easier for Kent Police to reunite you with your bike should it be lost or stolen.

Simply bring along your bike and Kent Police will mark it for FREE.

This ls done by placing a unique code onto the frame and use of a tamper proof sticker. The bike wll also he registered onto a national database allowlng it to be identified even if it gets recovered in a different County.

For further details please follow Kent Police social media feeds on Twitter or Facebook or visit www.kent.police.uk

Quiz night

Come and join us for a fun quiz night.

at 7.00pm
on 15th February 2019
at The Riverside Centre,
Clockhouse, Ashford, TN23 4YN

£4 per person, pay on the night.
Teams of 6.

Bring your own drinks and nibbles.

We have received as many registrations as we can accommodate so cannot take take any more.


Tree Week celebrated with planting

Councillors plant trees

National Tree Week was celebrated in Victoria Park on Saturday (30th November) by the planting of two lime trees by the Mayor of Ashford, Cllr Jenny Webb assisted by the Portfolio Holder for Environment and Land Management, Cllr Andrew Buchanan, and the Portfolio Holder for Culture, Tourism & Leisure, Cllr Peter Feacey.

The tree planting was followed by the planting of hundreds of spring bulbs by the Friends of Victoria Park and other volunteers.

Bring your trowel

To celebrate the funding award from National Lottery Heritage Fund, the Mayor of Ashford will be planting a tree

Saturday 30th November at 12pm

As part of the celebration, the Friends of Victoria Park will be planting bulbs in the park, daffodils and crocus, to create a display for the spring

Bulb planting 12.30 - 2pm

We are looking for volunteers to help with the planting, if you are interested please come along to plant one, ten or 100 bulbs!

We will be near the old park gates

Please bring a trowel!

Autumn colours

As we move further into autumn the colours to be seen in the Park continue to change.

See more in our Autumn Gallery

Annual General Meeting

The first Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Victoria Park will take place

  • at 7.00pm
  • on Thursday 24th October
  • at the Riverside Centre
    Clockhouse, Ashford, TN23 4YN

The agenda will include:

  • Reports from the Chair and treasurer,
  • Election of the management committee, and
  • a review of the constitution.

We also hope to have an update from Ashford Borough Council on the HLF project.

If anyone wishes to propose additional items for the agenda or nominations for the management committee then please contact us no later than 14th October