August 18, 2021 by Admin in Uncategorized

POETRY POSTS

The Friends have erected three poetry posts in the Park containing poems written by local schoolchildren at the Ulley Arts Festival in 2019. Inspired by the Laurie Lee Trail in the Cotswolds the posts have been created by Lorraine Botterill and are an amazing feature for visitors to enjoy. The

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August 18, 2021 by Admin in Uncategorized

Theatre in the Spillway

There was a performance of ‘The Magicians Monster’ in the Spillway on Tuesday 17th of August, organised by Rotherham Civic Theatre. A sell-out audience gave enthusiastic support to the cast and also enjoyed refreshments provided by the Friends in the Visitors Centre.

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May 27, 2021 by Admin in Uncategorized

FISHING AT ULLEY

Alex Robinson has sent in some photos showing a Pike and a Perch caught recently at Ulley.

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November 16, 2020 by Admin in Uncategorized

CHAIRPERSON’S REPORT 2020 – BOBBIE HILLMAN

Hello Dear Friends This year has been so different for us all.  We had no choice but to cancel all our Cafe Days after the March event and it was impossible to hold our AGM in November due to the Covid restrictions. This report is a summary of our activities

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November 08, 2020 by Admin in Uncategorized

PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION RESULT

The winner of the competition for the ‘Best Ulley Photograph’ was Caroline Bennett. Caroline also claimed the second prize! There was a tie for Third place for the photos submitted by Tom Trow and Dennis Farrell Congratulations to the prize winners and also to 9 year old Mia Barnes who received

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October 15, 2020 by Admin in Uncategorized

Voluntary Rangers working days

Although the Friends activities have been restricted in the past months, the Park is still open and so we have been holding monthly working days for the team of Voluntary Rangers. Our aim is to help John Jackson, the Park Ranger, to keep the Park neat and tidy. We  also 

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October 15, 2020 by Admin in Uncategorized

Aston Academy pupils create new planter

We have installed a new flower planter in the car park using sculptured blocks created by pupils from Aston Academy for the Arts Festival last year.   

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September 20, 2020 by Admin in Uncategorized

New Ulley Shopping Bags

We have new items of Friends merchandise available to order. The handy tote shopping bag comes with your choice of one of the photographs below and will make an ideal gift. The bags are £5 which includes local delivery! The smaller bags have a drawstring and are useful for carrying

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December 12, 2019 by Admin in Uncategorized

Trinity carols at Christmas Cafe Day

The Friends Cafe Day in December went ahead despite the problems with lighting in the Visitors Centre that had caused the cancellation of the cafe in November. The temporary lighting added to the festive atmosphere.  Local band Trinity gave two performances of Christmas carols and the Big Bottle tombola was

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November 25, 2019 by Admin in Uncategorized

PHOTOGRAPH COMPETITION 2019 RESULTS

The winner of the 2019 competition for Best Ulley Photograph was Faye Peacock who receives a cheque for £25. The second prize of £15 went to Steve Bradley In third place was John Castell who receives £10 Thanks to all the 21 photographers who entered this year’s competition. The 16

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