Broomfield Park

24 July 2018

This Saturday sees the launch of the long awaited exhibition about Broomfield House and the surrounding park, organised jointly by Enfield Museum and the Broomfield House Trust. The exhibition runs until 6th January 2019 at the Dugdale Centre.

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11 July 2018

In the wake of the successful campaign to cancel a planned 24-day long fair, the Friends of Broomfield Park (FoBP) have called on Enfield Council to establish a better system of consultation about future events in the park.

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04 July 2018

A campaign against a planned funfair in Broomfield Park which would have lasted for 24 days has been successful. An Enfield cabinet member has written to neighbouring residents stating that the fair will not be held this year and that the council will be applying tighter conditions on future funfairs and circuses in the park to address the various issues raised by campaigners.

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19 June 2018

This Sunday, for the eighth year in succession, a rather special garden is open to the public, raising money for the upkeep of the plants in Broomfield Conservatory.

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13 June 2018

Broomfield Conservatory reopens on Sunday after some long overdue repairs and repainting. As well as giving you a chance to catch up on the progress of the bananas and the many other wonderful plants, there's a talk about carnivorous plants given by Jean, one of the Friends of Broomfield Park volunteers whose special duty is to look after the collection of insect-eaters.

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30 May 2018

A summary of information from the open meeting of the Friends of Broomfield Park held on 21st May 2018

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08 May 2018

Very little information has been released about the stabbing in Broomfield Park on Monday afternoon

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01 May 2018

The organisers of the Palmers Green Festival have issued an appeal for help of a very practtcal kind. Palmers Green Festival seeks relief Festival organisers are worried that its ongoing success might cause some discomfort to visitors. Organising volunteer Angie Smith explained, “For a number of years our portaloos have been funded by a hugely generous £600 annual donation by a Palmer’s Green resident. Because the festival is developed, organised and funded entirely by.......

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25 April 2018

Broomfield Conservatory: Still open on Sundays If you’ve visited Broomfield Conservatory  over the last few months (and if you haven’t, why not?), you may have noticed that the wood in the entrance doors is rotting away and that paintwork is peeling off everywhere. The state of the Conservatory has been a matter of concern for the Friends of Broomfield Park’s Conservatory Group, who’ve been trying to persuade the Council for many months to get repairs carried.......

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18 March 2018

Adding to what’s it’s so well known for – fun & free– the Palmers Green Festival has taken health and wellbeing as its 2018 theme. Its fare of world champion dancing, a fun-fair, two music stages, waggiest tail and other dog competitions, over 100 stalls to browse and lots more, will be augmented by a focus on building a stronger, healthier community and promoting healthier lifestyles.

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21 February 2018

The Broomfield House Trust and Enfield Museum Service have agreed to hold a joint exhibition, "Hidden Treasures: Revealing Broomfield House", at the Dugdale Centre in Enfield from 23 July 2018 until 6 January 2019. The Broomfield House Trust will be using donations and a grant from the Enfield Society to fund the restoration and display of the Minerva panel of the Lanscroon Murals, which will be the centre piece of the display. We are awaiting formal permission from Enfield Counci,l who "own".......

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14 February 2018

There have been further acts of vandalism and arson in Broomfield Park, culminating in the destruction of a "bug hotel" that had been created by children. The burning out of the bug hotel in Broomfield Community Orchard follows an earlier incident, in which bags of waste material were set on fire.  The fire was so fierce that the interior of a metal shed next to the bags was charred. The orchard was targeted by vandals in January, when eight fruit trees were destroyed.  There has.......

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10 February 2018

Geraldine Anwar has provided a summary of the project updates given at the January 2018 open meeting of the Friends of Broomfield Park. Playground "At the moment the strelitzia are performing well in the Conservatory"A group has been set up with the aim of improving the playground. Their project was allocated money from the Greenery surplus fund. Unfortunately, this did not meet the Council's strict criteria and they are now working with the Council to come up with a proposal that will be.......

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04 February 2018

Bambos Charalambous MP, Deputy Mayor of Enfield and local councillors and representatives from WMT, Mitre Construction and organisers from Friends of Broomfield Park The Garden of Remembrance in Broomfield Park which was opened in 1929 and contains a memorial temple dedicated to those who died in the first and second world wars has been extensively restored. The Friends of Broomfield Park would like to thank the War Memorials Trust which provided a generous grant that funded the.......

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24 January 2018

The Friends of Broomfield Park have expressed dismay and anger about a recent spate of vandalism in which some of the park amenities that they have been contributing to have been damaged. The Friends have reported that during the first fortnight of 2018 vandals damaged plants and park facilities in the Community Orchard, Palmers Greenery cafe and the Garden of Remembrance, as well as more generally in the park. In the orchard seven apple tree "stepovers" were destroyed, along with a pear tree........

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16 January 2018

The 2018 Palmers Green Festival date has been announced: Sunday 2nd September from 12 noon to 7pm in Broomfield Park. The theme for this year's Festival will be Health and Wellbeing and all stalls will be encouraged to offer an element of healthy living and community wellbeing. Anyone interested in running a stall at the Festival should send an expression of interest email to to include an explanation of how they would meet the Health and Wellbeing.......

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14 January 2018

The team of volunteers who look after the plants in Broomfield Conservatory and open it to the public twice a week had another successful year in 2017.  June Dawes sums up the year. Broomfield Conservatory volunteers enjoy some rare January sunshine while celebrating another successful year.  The team won an Enfield in Bloom Gold award in 2017 - the Conservatory Committee chair, Elizabeth Dobbie, is in the centre of the front row, holding the cup It has been another good.......

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22 November 2017

The Friends of Broomfield Park will be having a 'green workout' at the wildflower meadow for the next two Thursday mornings from 10 till 12 noon. . . . in other words, we need your help to lay and secure a weed suppressing membrane to keep the thistles under control! Winter work in the Wildflower Meadow The wildflower meadow in summer (photo by Marios Iacovou) The two sessions will be on Thursday 23rd November and Thursday 30th November. <?php$ogImage =.......

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18 October 2017

The results of the 2017 Friends of Broomfield Park photo competition have been announced.

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04 August 2017

Anna Gaudia has posted this message on our Facebook page: We are group of people who would like to see more art in Broomfield Park and we would like your input. Ps. Check out the bonus question if you would like to get involved. <?php$ogImage = ' ';include 'php/article_metadata.php';?>.......

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