A video to share with Ellington Park followers.

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AGM “Annual General Meeting”

FRIENDS OF ELLINGTON PARK MINUTES OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING HELD ON 11th MARCH 2016 AT ST LAWRENCE’S HALL RAMSGATE AT 19:00 1. Welcome from the Chair The Chair, Bev Perkins, welcomed everyone to the meeting, including the Mayor, the Mayoress and Mac. 2. Review of the year 2015/16 BP spoke to the annual report. The […]

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350 Year Old Secret Unearthed

350 Year Old Secret Unearthed as Sinkhole reveals Sparkling Wine Cellar People were amazed to find that a giant sinkhole had appeared in Ellington Park this morning, unveiling the long-lost wine cellar of Sir Adam Sparkling, who infamously murdered his wife, Katherine, and her six dogs in 1652. For centuries, children have grown up with […]

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Memories of Ellington Park

We’ve got funding from the Sharing Heritage fund to hold a 2-week exhibition in the St Laurence parish hall in September. As part of this we want to collect oral histories from local people about the Park, the Church and other memories of Ramsgate. If you would like to have training so you can record […]

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The May Fayre & Battle for Victory

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Last chance to vote for Ellington Park in UK’s Best Park Competition

We are proud to announce that we have been nominated as one of the UK’s best parks in the Fields in Trust competition to find Britain’s Best Park! If you love Ellington Park, warts and all, please please vote for us for this prestigious award. All you need to do is go to http://www.fieldsintrust.org/bestpark/nominations and […]

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Petition submitted to Thanet Council

The closing date for our petition asking Thanet District Council to support the Friends’ efforts to regenerate Ellington Park under the auspices of a £1 million Bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund has passed. We sent the petition sheets off to the Council earlier today. They will now check the petition to make sure all […]

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Music Festival “Rock in the Park” back this September!

“Rock in the Park” is back! The Ellington Park Music Fest is returning next month, after a two-year absence. The trademark event will be taking place on Saturday, 5 September, from 12 noon onwards. The afternoon will start with the relaxing sounds of trad-jazz from the ever-popular Burt Butler and his Jazz Pilgrims; followed by […]

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Friends of Ellington Park launch Petition asking TDC to support the Heritage Bid

As many of you will know, the Ellington Park Regeneration Trust, of which the Friends of Ellington Park are leading members, has submitted two bids to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) in the last two years to help bring about the full restoration of Ellington Park to its stunning former glory.  Written in the early […]

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We’ve done it! CCTV on its way – FAQs!

We are pleased to announce that after a six-month funding campaign, we have finally raised enough money to install four CCTV cameras in Ellington Park, as asked for by regular users of the Park and Ramsgateonians. We’ve put together some frequently asked questions which we hope gives a comprehensive explanation of the new camera system. […]

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