Welcome to the website for the Friends of Temple Newsam Park. Since 1999 we’ve been working to improve and protect its many acres of parkland, gardens, wildlife, farmland, historical buildings and more for today and for years to come.

Over the past twenty years our membership has grown to include people from across the city and country, and we continue to raise funds and hold a variety of events to support Temple Newsam.

Coming soon….. the return of the popular Ceilidh on 29th October. You can get your tickets from a committee member, by email to fotnp2019@gmail.com or online here

Leeds Heritage Open Days are back 9th-18th September. Details here

Got some free time this Sunday 4th September or the 1st Sunday each month…..then why don’t you become one of our Sunday volunteering team? Read all about it.

Anti social behaviour in the park is vexing many of us. Need to report an anti-social incident? You can report details at this web address https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/report-it.

There is a public consultation until the 12th August 2022 giving persons a chance to comment on the possibility of a PSPO.  The order is designed to give the police and the authority’s anti-social behaviour team more powers to deal with anti-social behaviour related to motor vehicles – hopefully helping to reduce some of the issues that we have in parks. The link provides an introduction with more details before going on to the actual consultation. https://www.leeds.gov.uk/antisocial-behaviour-and-crime/public-spaces-protection-orders/vehicular-nuisance-pspo

It’s been 100 years since Temple Newsam Estate was sold to Leeds City Council. If you have any memories to pass to the archivist Dorothy Schofield please let us know. More details here.

The weather was decent as the crowd enjoyed our annual Band in the Park event

Follow the new Blot on the Landscape trail about the mining history on the Estate

Read more about how to donate to our Walker Fund to replace mobility scooters

THE WALKER FUNDRead more about our fund to replace the well used but aging mobility scooters that enable those with restricted mobility to enjoy the Park. To date we have raised funds to purchase 2, a great achievement so let’s aim for another two!! Alison Gledhill is the first user on one of our new scooters

Need public transport to Temple Newsam? There’s a new flexible way to get there….check it out at https://www.wymetro.com/flexibus
You can download the FlexiBus WY app to your smartphone or
phone 0113 245 7676 between 7:30 and 4pm Monday to Friday

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