Help Us Light Up The Lake

Do you have a cupboard full of empty jars just waiting for your next big craft project? Why not join in our #jarlight initiative and decorate one or two to help us illuminate Boultham Park Lake. The jars will be lit and feature in an evening to celebrate the restoration of Boultham Park Lake. When you have decorated your jar if you could drop it off with us at the Bowls Club in Boultham Park and we will light it.

Please drop them off either on Tuesdays between 3 and 4pm, or Wednesdays between 10 and 11am from February 15th to March 16th at the Bowling Pavillion in the park. For more information please contact us at

Love Birds

As part of National Nest Box week, come along and take part in our Love Birds event. Here you can provide a home and food, by building a bird box and creating a bird feeder to hang in your garden.

It is £5.00 per person and booking is essential. Meet at 1.00pm at the Café. For further details Call Park Rangers at Hartsholme Country Park on 01522 873735 or email

Calling All Young Creatives

Do you want to see your artwork feature in the next issue of the Beacon Magazine? Are you under 16 and love getting creative? Then send us your art featuring Boultham Park, and we will put it in our next issue!

Send them to us at or mail them to Room 538, City Hall, Beaumont Fee, LN1 1DD.

Give Your Brain a Breather

Every Tuesday in February we are holding a series of wellbeing workshops designed to help you realise a future of improved health and wellbeing using simple, learning techniques, all ran by Helen Hygate from The Wild Coach. To register your interest, please contact us on 01522 873607 or email

Boultham Park on Love It Or List It

Our lovely Boultham Park featured on Kirstie and Phil’s Love it or List it on Channel 4 on the 5th January, if you missed it you can catch it on All4!

Boultham Park Christmas Cards Available Now!

Our first Christmas Cards are here and available for purchase from the Boultham Park Cafe, or contact us at

They are for sale in packs of 6 for £4 per pack, all designs are by members of our community.

We held a competition for the best Christmas Card design which was won by Tracy Willis!

All the designs entered were amazing and it was evident how much hard work and effort were put into them all. Here are all of the amazing runners up that will also have their designs printed on our Christmas Cards.

Green Flag Award 2021/22

We are so proud to announce that we have one again been awarded the Green Flag for 2021/22. We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone that has been a part of improving our amazing park over the past years, including the National Lottery Heritage Fund, BPAG, Linkage, and the local community, this award is for all of you.

Christmas Crafts

Come and join us for our Christmas craft event and make decorations out of all sorts of materials in time for the big day! There is a charge of £3.50 per child for this event and booking is essential. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Meeting 20th December 10am to 11.30am at the Boultham Park Cafe. For further details call park rangers at Hartsholme Country Park on 01522 873735 or email or find us on Facebook.

Wreath Making Workshop

This Thursday 2nd December is our Wreath Making Workshop at Boultham Park Cafefrom 10am till 12.30. Join the rangers and try your hand at this traditional christmas craft and make your very own wreath for your home. There is a charge of £25 for this event and booking is essential. This activity is aimed at adults.

For further details call park rangers at Hartsholme Country Park on 01522 873735 or email or find us on Facebook.

Wildlife and Conservation Talks

Boultham Park will be hosting talks by a range of experts in their field throughout December and January in the Linkage Education Centre. There will be 4 talks covering a range of topics, from managing wetland habitats, to building a thriving community green space from scratch, taking place on a Thursday from 6pm. There will be a small fee of £3.00 on the door, and free refreshments for all attendees. To guarantee a seat, please email us at or call 01522 873607, we hope to see you there!