what's happening at
cornwall park


What's On

we run activities, special events, talks and walks throughout the year to help you make the most of the park

Spring Events Programme 2020

02 Jun

online exhibition: matariki

Due to the interesting start of 2020, we are unable to create a new Matariki exhibition this year. But because we love learning and sharing about Matariki, we have put our 2019 Matariki exhibition online for you to view in your own time.

07 Aug

Photo Competition: Art in the Park

Would you like your photo displayed in Cornwall Park this summer for thousands of people to see?

02 Sep

Exhibition: Stories from Cornwall Park’s past

We've dived into our archives and pulled out images and stories from Cornwall Park's past that are rich in culture, history and people's stories.

05 Sep

Craft Corner: Paper daffodils

This month in Craft Corner you can make paper daffodils to match the flowers blooming in the park. Stop in to get crafty!

05 Sep

Daffodil Day

Celebrate with us on our annual Daffodil Day. Wander and enjoy the flowers at your own pace, get involved in our games, experience our performers alley or join in at our bike zone!

27 Sep

Guided Walk: Heritage

Join our Heritage Manager Philippa on a relaxed walk through Cornwall Park while learning about its history, important sites and stories.

03 Oct

Workshop: DIY kids bird feeders

The ReCreators are back and will be teaching practical upcycling skills using drills, glues and paints, turning old wood and glass into fabulous feeders and water holes for our bird population

03 Oct

Craft Corner: Memory boxes

This month in Craft Corner you can make and decorate a memory box.

07 Oct

Guided Walk: Farm

Join our farm manager Peter for a stroll through Cornwall Park's farmland while learning about the sheep, cows and farm dogs.

02 Nov

Photo Exhibition: Art in the Park

20 photos from local photographers will be on display in an outdoor photo exhibition for all to enjoy.

07 Nov

Craft Corner: Photo Frame

This month in Craft Corner you can make your very own photo frame!

08 Nov

Guided Walk - Birds

This guided walk will provide an introduction to many of the birds that can be seen in the park, their origins, and information on how to best identify them.

21 Nov

Book Reading: Tu Meke Tamariki!

​Children's book author Malcolm Clarke hosts Tu Meke Tamariki!, a creative presentation for children of all ages.

29 Nov

Meet our Machinery

​All aboard the Cornwall Park machinery express!

Your Event

Want to hold your event at Cornwall Park?

You are very welcome to host your event or group activity at Cornwall Park, however bookings are essential for groups of 30 or more. We are unable to accept bookings for commercial activities or exclusive use of an area. It is important to note that there are guidelines for events to keep our park community safe ⁠— for example, nothing is to be pegged into the ground or tied/stapled to trees. Please see our event enquiries form to make an enquiry or find out more about what’s possible!