Hythe Park Anniversary Year

A variety of events and activities have been planned to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of Hythe Park.

Please see below for the free and low cost activities and events, or view the Icon for pdf Hythe Park leaflet [4.26MB] for more information.

Xplorer - FREE

Wednesday 29 May, 10am to noon and Saturday, 29 June, noon to 3pm

A free orienteering-style activity suitable for the entire family. Collect a map then find the clues hidden in the park, find them all and you get a sticker and certificate.

Tai Chi in the park - £20 for four sessions

Tuesdays, 7 May to 4 June, 10am to 11am

Take time to simply be. Connect deeply to self, others and the surrounding nature. With gentle exercises and moves from the Tai chi form. Meet by the outdoor gym. £20 for four sessions. Contact Sue 07928 752707 to book.

Silent Summer screenings - outdoor cinema

Friday 31 May, 7pm onwards

The open air cinema is coming to Hythe Park. For more details and to buy your tickets, please visit www.silentsummerscreenings.com.

Anniversary event - FREE

Saturday 29 June, noon to 3pm

Join in the 10 year anniversary celebrations of Hythe Park with live music, nature walks, family activities, food, stalls, refreshments, games and face painting.

Bring a picnic and enjoy your park. Kids, bring a teddy bear for a fancy dress theme of "life in the park" for bears and any owners.

All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Team Rubicon - Will be offering a skate session for young people to learn new skills and tricks. Bring your own skateboard or scooter or borrow one from the team.

Face painting by Eleanor.

Outdoor gym taster - Join a personal trainer and get an insight in how to use the free gym equipment in the park.

Ki Gong - Provides the benefit of yoga, it is designed to develop mind body and spirit. Suitable for all abilities.

Cabareilidh - Sit back and watch the cabaret performance then have the chance to get up and dance and join in!

Yoga by Maggie - Aims to improve flexibility and posture whilst strengthening the core. All in the peaceful setting of Hythe Park.

Teddy Bears Picnic - Bring a picnic and enjoy your park. Bring a teddy bear in fancy dress with the theme of 'life in the park' (owners can dress up too).

Pandemic Steel Orchestra - Listen to the soothing sounds of the steel pan band.

Sam's Ice Creams - Relax and cool down with one of Sam's lovely ice creams.

Fire Brigade - Chat to the fire and rescue service about their work in the community and check out their equipment!

Community Development Team - Come and say hi to the Community Development Team about local event and activities happening across the borough.

Xplorer - Grab your xplorer map and use your orienteering skills to find the markers placed around the park.

1st Egham Hythe Scouts - will have some tasty treats and drinks for you to taste.

Egham Nightingirls Women's Institute - Join Egham Nightingirls WI with rock painting and clay decorations suitable for both children and adults.

Staines Sailing Club - Find about about Staines Sailing Club and take a look at their club boat.

Suzi Q's - will be there selling delicious burgers and other hot foods.

Other stalls include: Egham Women's Institute, Royal British Legion, U3A, Egham's History Group, Runnymede Art Society and Catalyst Support,

Outdoor exercise sessions - £6 for five weeks

Saturday 13 July to 10 August, 10am to 11am

An introduction into using the outdoor gym equipment in these relaxed, informal sessions. Chat to the friendly trainer for guidance on how to use the equipment and the best machines to use for the areas you want to work on.

To book a place please fill in the Hythe park outdoor fitness session form or email sport@runnymede.gov.uk or telephone 01932 425677. Limited spaces available.

Weedy Sunday - FREE

Could you spare a few hours a month to help look after the park? The last Sunday of every month is Weedy Sunday (weather dependant). Meet at 11am for a couple of hours. Tasks include weeding, planting and watering.

Tools are provided, or bring your own. Please bring your own gloves. Meet at the flower garden. For details contact Gregg or Janet on 07758 502661, email fohp2019@gmail.com or visit www.facebook.com/hythepark.

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