Friends Of Regent’s Park Newsletter Archives

SubjectIssue numberDate
Zoo - discussion about futureNo 1Spring 1992
Inauguration of The Friends of Regent's ParkNo 1Spring 1992
Royal Parks - David Caselton, Superintendent of the ParkNo 1Spring 1992
Dame Jennifer Jenkins meet FriendsNo 2Summer 1992
Royal Parks - David Welch CEO No 2Summer 1992
Royal Parks Review reportNo 3Summer 1993
St John's Lodge Proposed saleNo 4Summer 1994
History 1993 Walk in the Park by Tom SandersNo 5Autumn 1994
Royal Parks - Cut in agency budgetNo 6Spring 1995
Trees in English, Avenue Gardens and Queen Mary's GardenNo 7Summer 1995
Zoo - libraryNo 8Autumn 1995
Burdett Coutts FountainNo 8Autumn 1995
Zoo - HistoryNo 9Winter 1995
History of Primrose HillNo 9Winter 1995
Birds - Tony DuckettNo 10Spring 1996
Hal Moggeridge on landscape designNo 10Spring 1996
Birds and BeesNo 11Summer 1996
Police - 20 constables!No 11Summer 1996
Skating in the Park - debateNo 11Summer 1996
Mosque visitNo 12Winter 1997
Royal College of PhysiciansNo 12Winter 1997
Ecological surveyNo 12Winter 1997
Ruth Rendell book - Keys to the StreetNo 12Winter 1997
Royal Parks - Staff cuts in park officeNo 12Autumn 1996
Royal Parks - Pop Concert in the park?No 13Winter 1997
Murder on Primrose Hill (1678)No 13Winter 1997
Regent's Park History - part 1 - generalNo 13Winter 1997
Sport - incl Golf & Tennis informationNo 13Winter 1997
Regent's Park History - part 2 - the ZooNo 14Spring 1997
Ecological surveyNo 14Spring 1997
Feral Cats at the Open Air TheatreNo 14Spring 1997
Royal Parks Budget cuts (AGM)No 14Spring 1997
Police Staffing -TRP 143! RP&PH 18!No 14Spring 1997
Regent's Park Museum Park Sq West (never made?)No 15Summer 1997
St John's Lodge - interesting history of buildingNo 15Summer 1997
Winfield House - Friends tourNo 15Summer 1997
Fireworks on PH - 1856 Peace CommemorationNo 15Summer 1997
Regent's Park History - part 3 - archery and RBSNo 15Summer 1997
Royal Parks Corporate Plan 1997-2000No 16Autumn 1997
Zoo - Conservation education centreNo 17Winter 1998
Skating tragedy (1867)No 17Winter 1998
Ecological surveyNo 17Winter 1998
Visitor survey 1997No 17Winter 1998
Bulb walk 350,000 plantedNo 18Spring 1998
Institute of Architecture tour (Gloucester Gate)No 18Spring 1998
Biogeographical lecture on the parkNo 19Summer 1998
Birds - Canada geese - 100 flying in for 3 monthsNo 19Summer 1998
Birdwatching No 19Summer 1998
Police 3 sergeants+22 Constables!No 19Summer 1998
Skating in the Park - trialNo 19Summer 1998
Readymoney FountainNo 19Summer 1998
Zoo - Web of Life Building - invertebratesNo 20Autumn 1998
Regent's Park Corporate plan 1998-2000No 20Autumn 1998
Boathouse CaféNo 21Winter 1999
World War I bomb Veneto VillaNo 21Winter 1999
IronworksNo 22Spring 1999
Wildlife Garden No 22Spring 1999
Visitor survey 1998No 22Spring 1999
Flower ShowNo 23Summer 1999
Avenue Gardens Restoration No 23Summer 1999
Gardens - Mediterranean Border, QMGNo 23Summer 1999
William NesfieldNo 23Summer 1999
Conservatory and Visitor Centre - proposalNo 24Autumn 1999
Regent's Park Corporate plan 1998-2002No 24Autumn 1999
Sculpture ParkNo 24Autumn 1999
Royal Parks - Events policyNo 25Winter 2000
Primrose Hill summit landscapingNo 25Winter 2000
Readymoney FountainNo 25Winter 2000
Primrose Hill summit landscaping abandonedNo 26Spring 2000
Zoo - Web of LifeNo 26Spring 2000
ConservatoryNo 27Summer 2000
Mosque - history and ArchitectureNo 27Summer 2000
Zoo - boundariesNo 27Summer 2000
Trees - Talking trees No 27Summer 2000
King's Troop - Royal ArtilleryNo 27Summer 2000
Boathouse Café (photo)No 28Autumn 2000
ConservatoryNo 28Autumn 2000
Winfield House No 28Autumn 2000
Zoo - boundariesNo 28Autumn 2000
Crown Estate historyNo 28Autumn 2000
Trees - Talking trees No 28Autumn 2000
Sports pavilionNo 29Winter 2001
Zoo - boundariesNo 29Winter 2001
Trees - FossilisedNo 20Winter 2001
Football Cup - West Euston youth competitionNo 30Spring 2001
Opera - Garden Opera Company - Nannies LawnNo 31Summer 2001
Bandstand - IRA bombing 1982No 31Summer 2001
Bird article - advertising Rolfe Green Book on RP BirdsNo 31Summer 2001
Primrose Hill flooding at bottomNo 31Summer 2001
Swan fountain - 1863 to 1961No 32Autumn 2001
Borehole being drilledNo 32Autumn 2001
Outer Circle - 20mph speed limitNo 32Autumn 2001
Royal Academy of Music - Tour and concertNo 33Winter 2002
Roger Fenton photographs 1852No 33Winter 2002
Royal Parks Foundation - Fundraising CharityNo 33Winter 2002
Royal Parks to be public body (later cancelled - VAT problem)No 33Winter 2002
Sports plans including Lottery fund applicationNo 33Winter 2002
Barrow Hill reservoir possible closureNo 34Spring 2002
Police - Rebuilding the (subsiding) Police stationNo 34Spring 2002
Events organised by Ann MullerNo 34Spring 2002
Sports renewal including raised HubNo 34Spring 2002
Bangladeshi Mela festivalNo 35Summer 2002
Events - Summer calendar (with Spring Newsletter)No 35Summer 2002
Biodiversity, Spiders and Herons & House SparrowsNo 35Summer 2002
Dutch elm diseaseNo 35Summer 2002
Hub - Football Cup - West Euston youth competitionNo 35Summer 2002
Fireworks on Primrose HillNo 36Autumn 2002
Friends meeting with local groupsNo 36Autumn 2002
Matilda fountain cleaningNo 36Autumn 2002
Readymoney Fountain (1906 photo)No 36Autumn 2002
Invertebrates - spiders, beetles etcNo 37Winter 2003
Sports pitches and pavilion - fundraisingNo 37Winter 2003
Matilda fountain - historyNo 37Winter 2003
Donation of Ducks by FriendsNo 38Spring 2003
Hub - Football Cup - West Euston youth competitionNo 38Spring 2003
Sports pitches upheavalNo 38Spring 2003
Statues and ornaments leafletNo 38Spring 2003
CEPC - Park Square Gardens railings No 39Summer 2003
Royal Parks FoundationNo 39Summer 2003
Hub - Sport including kids' cricketNo 39Summer 2003
Frieze Art Fair (first?)No 40Autumn 2003
Police - Vandalism and crime in the ParkNo 40Autumn 2003
Gymnasium at foot of Primrose Hill 1848No 40Autumn 2003
Sport - Tennis centre - junior courts and lightingNo 40Autumn 2003
Studio and its futureNo 41Winter 2004
Birds - Long tailed ducksNo 41Spring 2004
Invertebrates - moths and butterfliesNo 41Spring 2004
Beekeeping in the parkNo 42Spring 2004
Sculpture in the English GardenNo 43Summer 2004
Golf & Tennis school Sport developmentNo 44Autumn 2004
Government Grant frozenNo 45Winter 2005
Golf & Tennis school - proposal to replace with sport centreNo 45Winter 2005
Café - Garden caféNo 46Spring 2005
Hub - new name The HubNo 46Spring 2005
Opera - Garden OperaNo 46Spring 2005
Royal Parks - Mark Camley - new CEONo 46Spring 2005
Café - Hub caféNo 47Summer 2005
St John's Lodge Garden - Royal Parks Foundation promotionsNo 47Summer 2005
Sports - Pavilions in the ParkNo 48Autumn 2005
FruitstockNo 48Autumn 2005
GOALS 5-aside opposition beginsNo 48Autumn 2005
Zoo - Butterfly walkthroughNo 49Winter 2006
History - Cumberland Green 1936No 49Winter 2006
Invertebrates - Bat SurveyNo 49Winter 2006
Royal Academy of MusicNo 49Winter 2006
Hub - Kids' soccer and rugbyNo 49Winter 2006
GOALS - concern over licensingNo 50Spring 2006
Bandstand - Jazz and KlezmerNo 51Summer 2006
Taste of London (first?)No 51Summer 2006
Garden café planting (now Bar & Kitchen)No 51Summer 2006
GOALS - oppositionNo 51Summer 2006
Primrose Hill ravesNo 52Autumn 2006
Regent's College GardenNo 52Autumn 2006
Borehole TestNo 52Autumn 2006
GOALS - oppositionNo 52Autumn 2006
GOALS - oppositionNo 53Winter 2007
Borehole in operationNo 54Spring 2007
Royal Parks - Nick Biddle new Park ManagerNo 54Spring 2007
GOALS - opposition - final voteNo 54Spring 2007
Royal Society of Physicians - Medicinal GardenNo 55Summer 2007
Innocent village fete - Gloucester GreenNo 55Summer 2007
Hub - Kids'/family sportNo 55Summer 2007
Zoo - Blackburn PavilionNo 56Autumn 2007
Birds - Wild in the Parks - Birds/RSPB No 56Autumn 2007
GOALS - Application rejected by WestminsterNo 56Autumn 2007
Golf & Tennis school - death of Yuri OuverovNo 56Winter 2008
Regents Park & Primrose Hill in Literature & MusicNo 57Spring 2008
Royal Parks Advisory Board appointedNo 57Summer 2008
Taste of LondonNo 58Autumn 2008
Trees - Ginkgo, Davidia involucrata, others plantedNo 58Autumn 2008
Wildlife Garden createdNo 58Autumn 2008
Obituary - Michael Goldhill No 58Autumn 2008
Sculpture - Wind House by Monika Sosnowska No 58Autumn 2008
Frieze Art Fair expandsNo 59Winter 2008
Zoo - Christmas Carols at LondonNo 59Winter 2008
Award - Regent's Park wins Green Flag awardNo 59Winter 2008
Cycling - trial on the BroadwalkNo 59Winter 2008
Timber climbing frame at Gloucester gateNo 59 Winter 2008
St Edmund's Terrace and Twyman house developmentNo 60Spring 2009
Award - Best regional parkNo 60Spring 2009
Birds - RSPB habitat project on Primrose HillNo 60 Spring 2009
HedgehogsNo 60 Spring 2009
Iolo Morganwg plaque - top of Primrose HillNo 60Spring 2009
Gloucester Gate Bridge repairedNo 61Summer 2009
Bandstand Jazz - 606 clubNo 61Summer 2009
St Edmund's & Twyman building rejected by WestminsterNo 61Summer 2009
Capel Manor articleNo 61Summer 2009
CEPC Forum (first)No 61Summer 2009
Dogwatch group createdNo 61Summer 2009
WW2 in the ParkNo 62Autumn 2009
Beekeeping and honey makingNo 62Autumn 2009
Iolo Morganwg memorial - Friends protestNo 62Autumn 2009
Gorilla trapeze trainingNo 62Autumn 2009
Donation by Friends £10,000 to the ParkNo 63Winter 2009
Tree planting for Michael GoldhillNo 63Winter 2009
Hub - Yoga and pilatesNo 63Spring 2010
Allotment Garden created (photo of building works)No 64Spring 2010
Profile - Malcolm KafetzNo 64Spring 2010
William NesfieldNo 64Spring 2010
Allotment GardenNo 65Summer 2010
Awards - Park's Forum Excellence and Green FlagNo 65Summer 2010
Primroses on Primrose Hill - a history - why none?No 65Summer 2010
Movie making - Silent Witness at the Physicians buildingNo 65Summer 2010
Royal Parks - GLA proposal for Park - alternatives proposedNo 65Summer 2010
Profile - Richard PortnoyNo 65Summer 2010
Railway Walk - Camden - Peter DarleyNo 66Autumn 2010
Open Air Theatre - history presentationNo 66Autumn 2010
Royal Parks - more information on the proposed TRP transferNo 66Autumn 2010
Profile - Diana NewmanNo 66Autumn 2010
Sculpture - Wooden sculptures by Tom HarveyNo 66Autumn 2010
Reed beds - Friends financial supportNo 67Spring 2011
Profile - Judy HillmanNo 67Spring 2011
William Robinson - 1838-1935 - GardenerNo 67Spring 2011
Events -14! - 5 PH Lectures (Allan Bennett, Mary Beard etc)No 68Summer 2011
King's Troop leave St John's Wood BarracksNo 68Summer 2011
Boathouse reed bed renewalNo 68Summer 2011
Newsletter - change to coloured photosNo 68Summer 2011
Profile - Harris WattsNo 68Summer 2011
St John's Lodge drainageNo 69Autumn 2011
Primrose Hill landscaping and QMGNo 69Autumn 2011
Profile - Anne-Marie CravenNo 69Autumn 2011
Sigismund Goetze - philanthropist - QMG gates etcNo 69Autumn 2011
Royal Parks - GLA takeover?No 70Winter 2011
Profile - Stephen CrispNo 70Winter 2011
Royal Parks - Mark Camley leavesNo 70Winter 2011
Sport - Junior Rugby clubNo 70Winter 2011
Reed bed bridge builtNo 71Spring 2012
Royal Parks - Store Yard advertised for developmentNo 71Spring 2012
Gardening - meet the Head GardenerNo 71Spring 2012
Profile - Ivor KamlishNo 71Spring 2012
Royal Parks - Linda Lennon appointed CEONo 71Spring 2012
Allotment GardenNo 72Summer 2012
Readymoney FountainNo 72Summer 2012
Danish ChurchNo 73Autumn 2012
Toilets 20p introducedNo 73Autumn 2012
Primrose Hill WW2 Gun emplacements Second World WarNo 73Autumn 2012
Primrose Hill - Skyline identification panel unveiledNo 73Autumn 2012
Profile - Conall McFarlaneNo 73Autumn 2012
HS2 proposedNo 74Winter 2012
Frieze - 10th year - adds Frieze MastersNo 74Winter 2012
Award - Regent's Park wins Green contribution to London No 74Winter 2012
Donation by Friends £10,000 to the ParkNo 74Winter 2012
History - Painting of the Park by Charles Alkiston Collins -1851No 75Spring 2013
Profile - David ThomasNo 75Spring 2013
Hub - good summer of sportNo 75Spring 2013
Primrose Hill - Acid grass removal projectNo 76Summer 2013
Contracts on tender - Landscape, Toilets, Cafés, Gate lockingNo 76Summer 2013
Dog walkers and trainers need licensesNo 76Summer 2013
Hub - fitness - kids' cricket clubNo 76Summer 2013
York Gate - new gates opened by Duke of WessexNo 77Autumn 2013
Tango dancing on the BroadwalkNo 77Autumn 2013
Benugo win café tender (Boathouse stays with Co. of Cooks)No 77Autumn 2013
Profile - James WrenNo 77Autumn 2013
Hub 200 under 17 football teams compete, kids' rugbyNo 77Autumn 2013
Frieze sculpture parkNo 78Winter 2013
Allotment GardenNo 78Winter 2013
Gardens - Capel Manor CollegeNo 78Winter 2013
Malcolm Kafetz retiresNo 78Winter 2013
WW1 - First World War - St Katherine's Lodge No 79Spring 2014
Profile - Hilary BachNo 79Spring 2014
Trainers & Dog walkers - licensingNo 79Spring 2014
CEPC and Nash PlanNo 80Summer 2014
WW1 First World War St Dunstan's Hostel No 80Summer 2014
Profile - Linda JohnsonNo 80Summer 2014
Royal Parks - Tony Duckett Conservation officerNo 80Summer 2014
St Mark's Church refurbishmentNo 81Autumn 2014
WW1 First World War - Postal DepotNo 81Autumn 2014
Benugo - CateringNo 81Autumn 2014
Zoo - Philippine crocodilesNo 81Autumn 2014
Nash's plan talk by Todd Longstaffe-GowanNo 82Winter 2014
Hedgehog surveyNo 82Winter 2014
Primrose Hill floodNo 82Winter 2014
Paddington Bear at Primrose HIllNo 82Winter 2014
Murder of Sir Edmund Berry Geoffrey 1678No 83Spring 2015
Birds - Wildfowl protection by Dave Johnson (Wildlife Officer)No 83Spring 2015
Profile - Peter DarlyNo 83Spring 2015
WW1 First World War - Lords Cricket GroundNo 84Summer 2015
Helicopter - transfer of patients to/from Great Ormond SteetNo 84Summer 2015
Profile - John MalpassNo 84Summer 2015
Pottery - Stephen Crisp collection - pottery showing the parkNo 85Autumn 2015
CS11No 85Winter 2015
HS2 proposed - hedgehogsNo 85Winter 2015
Cyclists in the park - plans to give them priorityNo 85Winter 2015
Cherry Trees in Chester RoadNo 86Winter 2015
Royal Parks change of status - public charitable corporationNo 86Winter 2015
Open Air Theatre - Shakespeare 400th Anniversary No 87Spring 2016
Police - Samuel Parkes Inspector of Constables in Hyde ParkNo 87Spring 2016
Profile - Ianthe McWilliamsNo 87Spring 2016
Cherry Trees - Grenadier Guards bandNo 88Summer 2016
Cherry Trees in Chester RoadNo 88Summer 2016
Art - Maria Bell-Salter art workNo 88Summer 2016
Profile - Robin DasNo 88Summer 2016
Zoo - The Queen and Prince Philip visitNo 88Summer 2016
Regent's Canal Bicentenary - first phaseNo 89Autumn 2016
Profile - Gillian YoungNo 89Autumn 2016
CS 11 and HS2 CEPC ForumNo 90Winter 2016
Frieze Art, Masters and Sculpture parkNo 90Winter 2016
Royal Parks Charity - Chair appointmentNo 90Winter 2016
Sport - Will to Win Tennis and history of Archers in the ParkNo 90Winter 2016
Café - Primrose Hill No 91Spring 2017
CS11 and HS2 (Chair report)No 91Spring 2017
Obituaries - Dame Jennifer Jankins and Richard de Ste CroixNo 91Spring 2017
Profile - Rebecca England - PoliceNo 91Spring 2017
Sport - Archers and skaters - historyNo 91Spring 2017
Studio - Crown Estate replacement project on Inner CircleNo 92Summer 2017
Profile - Alison KempNo 92Summer 2017
Readymoney Fountain - restorationNo 92Summer 2017
Borehole number 2No 93Autumn 2017
Sports pitch - hybrid Carpet £353,000No 93Autumn 2017
Wildlife GardenNo 94Winter 2017
Gloucester Gate playgroundNo 95Spring 2018
WW1 First World War - reenactment - Postal DepotNo 95Spring 2018
Outer Circle - 20mph speed limit - proposedNo 95Spring 2018
Hub - article on Hub activityNo 95Spring 2018
Bandstand FestivalNo 96Summer 2018
WW1 First World War - reenactment - Postal DepotNo 96Summer 2018
Police - Safer Parks Police panelNo 96Summer 2018
Profile - Jacky ErwtemanNo 96Summer 2018
Bandstand FestivalNo 97Autumn 2018
Allotment GardenNo 97Autumn 2018
RecyclingNo 97Autumn 2018
Sculpture ParkNo 97Autumn 2018
Gloucester gate playground fundraising achievedNo 98Winter 2018
Frieze MastersNo 98Winter 2018
Field Studies Council (FSC) training coursesNo 98Winter 2018
Volunteering in QMG (looking for volunteers)No 98Winter 2018
Bandstand Festival 2019No 99Spring 2019
Murder mystery hunt in Regent's ParkNo 99Spring 2019
Garden - Rose replant diseaseNo 99Spring 2019
CS11 - probable cancellationNo 99Spring 2019
Sport - Chelsea FC and "walking football"No 100Summer 2019
Matilda fountainNo 100Summer 2019
Bandstand FestivalNo 101Autumn 2019
Westminster Archive centreNo 101Autumn 2019
Avenue Gardens - new irrigation systemNo 101Autumn 2019
Trees - Music for Trees appNo 101Autumn 2019
Royal Parks - Movement StrategyNo 101Autumn 2019
Café - Primrose Hill café opened No 102Winter 2019
Primrose Hill - Giant Pyramid of 1830No 102Winter 2019
Avenue Gardens - new irrigation systemNo 102Winter 2019
Cherry Tree planting - Japanese giftNo 102Winter 2019
Litter in the ParkNo 102Winter 2019
Royal Parks - Movement StrategyNo 103Spring 2020
Obituary - Ivor KamlishNo 103Spring 2020
VolunteeringNo 103Spring 2020
St John's Lodge Courtyard - statues missingNo 103Spring 2020
Kiosk at Clarence Gate - proposedNo 104Summer 2020
Regent's Canal - 1 - Opening No 104Summer 2020
Garden - Topiary planting in QMGNo 104Summer 2020
Trees - Handkerchief tree story by Judy HillmanNo 104Summer 2020
Covid 19 - stay 2M apart- lockdown rulesNo 104Summer 2020
Drinking fountainsNo 104Summer 2020
History - Disappointment in 1863 - a walk through the parkNo 105Autumn 2020
Regent's Canal - 2 - Supplying the metropolisNo 105Autumn 2020
Allotment GardenNo 105Autumn 2020
Art - Nashville UK - Not USA - Carl Laubin paintingsNo 105Autumn 2020
Primrose Hill - nighttime problemsNo 105Autumn 2020
SMC Youthwork - Jason AllenNo 105Autumn 2020
Website - New website - hooray!No 105Autumn 2020
Obituary - Judy HillmanNo 105Autumn 2020
Profile - Jonathan Brandling HarrisNo 105Autumn 2020
Profile - Linda LennonNo 106Winter 2020
Primrose Hill RavesNo 106Winter 2020
Policing the Royal Parks (blog)No 106Winter 2020
Profile - Will Richards -PolicemanNo 106Winter 2020
Invertebrates - Surviving the WinterNo 106Winter 2020
Golf & Tennis school - a history
No 106Winter 2020
Friends Lecture Series Spring 2021
No 107Spring 2021
Gazebo Visitors Information centre
No 107Spring 2021
QMG Roses - Ruth Lipton
No 107Spring 2021
Regent's Canal - Part 3- A Long decline
No 107Spring 2021
Profile- Edward Kellow
No 107Spring 2021
Wildlife Community Garden
No 107Spring 2021
Sport - History - Part 1
No 107Spring 2021
Park Post (blogs)
No 107Spring 2021
Bandstand Festival
No 108Summer 2021
Profile - Mike Baker
No 108Summer 2021
Allotment Garden - Profile- Carolyn Wilson
No 108Summer 2021
William Robinson - Historic Gardener
No 108Summer 2021
Adrian Berg- Regent's Park artist
No 108Summer 2021
SMC Youthwork- Kindness among the mean streets
No 108Summer 2021
Regent's Canal - Part 4 - regeneration
No 108Summer 2021