The Queen’s Park Community Council have some lovely events coming up and are looking for volunteers to help. Please email Shuwanna or call 020 8960 5644 to get involved.
- Saturday 4th December, Community Clean up: Festive edition
- Saturday 4th December, Winter Festival
- Monday 6th to Thursday 9th December, Santa Truck
- Wednesday 8th December, Festive Community Lunch
You can read more in their newsletter here which includes notices of upcoming meetings.
Saturday 4th December, 3pm–6pm (Donkey rides from 1pm) in Queen’s Park Gardens.
Queen’s Park Winter Festival
The Annual Queen’s Park Winter Festival will be held on Saturday 4th December. The event will feature Santa’s grotto and photo booth, carolling, wreath making, smores, kids snowball fight, donkey rides and much more! This event is free to attend, and no registration is required.
Saturday 4th December from 10am meeting in the Wildlife Area, Queen’s Park Gardens
Community Clean up: Festive edition
Join in ahead of this year’s Winter Festival. Wear your Santa hats, Elf ears, etc, and don’t forget to bring a mug for a warm cup of hot chocolate or mulled wine afterwards!
Please call 020 8960 5644 or email Millie for more information.
Monday 6th – Thursday 9th December from 4pm–6pm throughout the streets of Queen’s Park ward
Watch out for the Queen’s Park Santa Truck which will return to the streets of Queen’s Park again this year. Each and every street will receive a visit from Santa and Mrs Claus. Listen out for the music and head out to wave hello! The Santa Truck will be collecting food donations for the Granville Community Kitchen and hampers for the vulnerable in our community. Please give if you can.
Tuesday 7th December 2021 from 10am
Queen’s Park Walk. There is one more Well-Being walk left in the HCGA schedule. More info here. The walks are free and all you need to do is…Book a place by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, complete an enrolment form, show your ID at enrolment, meet up in good time at Queen’s Park Library, 666 Harrow Road, London, W10 4NE
Weds 8th December from 12 Noon – 3pm, The Beethoven Centre, Third Avenue W10 4JL
Festive Community Lunch
You are invited to attend the Queen’s Park Festive Community Lunch for a free roast lunch with mince pies and mulled wine (Halal and Vegetarian option too), Christmas carolling, the Big Queen’s Park Quiz, well-being activities and more. Please call 020 8960 5644 or 074 6962 6649 or email Shuwanna to book.
This event is supported by Eco World, Community Champions, ESP Foundation, Open Age, Age UK, The Avenues Youth Project, QPG Hub, M&S, A2Dominion Beethoven Centre and the Queen’s Park Primary School who all helped in bringing this celebration together.
Sunday 12th December, 12pm–1pm The Dog Run in Queen’s Park Gardens.
Pre-Christmas Dog Socialising Class
Join Canine Culture for a free pre-Christmas dog socialising class.
- Keeping your dog safe and happy during the holiday
- Advice on food
- Emergency contacts
Please call Crissie on 07949 523 710 or email Crissie.
Monday 20th to Thursday 23rd December in the W.E.C.H Community Centre
LEGO Disco Crimbo – 11am to 3pm each day, full of fun, music, active games, stories, LEGO, and more! Free lunches for kids eligible for free school meals. Local families from W2, W9, W10 only please. HANDS, FACE, SPACE. Booking essential via Eventbrite.
Tuesday 28th to Friday 31st December in the W.E.C.H Community Centre
Chill Club (age 11 – 16) – 11am to 3pm each day – Christmas Holiday Club for ages 11-16 people living in W2, W9, W10. Activities, Discussion, Fun, Snowballs, Nerf, Games, FOOD, Creative activities, or just chillin’ with friends. HANDS, FACE, SPACE. Booking essential via Eventbrite.
Queen’s Park library have some events in December. Pop in from the cold to see their notice board and borrow a good book. You can check here as well.
St John’s Church has a series of festive events which Father David has tweeted about here.
St Luke’s and St Emmanuel’s also have events.
Please try to shop locally, if you can.
Once again, our park is one of the four local sites for real tree recycling. Please remove ALL decorations. Try to keep the area tidy and fit for its intended purpose. Trees can be recycled from 28th December 21 until the end of day 11 January 2022. (To find your nearest site visit: https://www.westminster.gov.uk/xmas-recycling)
There are no planned changes to collection days for recycling and rubbish collections over Christmas and New Year. Your collection day(s) will remain as normal.You can check your collect days and times here. For the latest info: https://www.westminster.gov.uk/xmas-recycling