Illustrated graphic of original Victorian gates at Leazes Park, newcastle. With 3 number helium balloons reading '150' floating above. Text reads: Happy Birthday Leazes Park with logos for Urban Green Newcastle and Northern Lights Newcastle

Happy 150th Birthday Leazes Park!

Saturday 23 December 2023 marks the 150th birthday of Leazes Park – also known as the ‘People’s Park’ – and to celebrate this special occasion, we’ve partnered with Northern Lights Newcastle and you, the people of the city, to give the park a present.

Join our Queen’s Platinum Jubilee beacon event

Our Queen’s Platinum Jubilee beacon event on June 2nd will feature the official lighting of the Beacon, a carnival finale plus community stalls, food, and activities at Hodgkin Park, Benwell.

Enjoy February Half Term in Urban Green’s parks

The weather may still be on the chilly side, but that won’t stop the fun in Newcastle’s parks and green spaces this February half term.
Spend some time enjoying the great outdoors in Newcastle’s parks this February half term.