Annual General Meeting 2019 @ Highfield Park Visitor Centre
Sep 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Highfield Park Trust holds its Annual General Meeting every September in order to conduct its formal business. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

Apple Day @ Highfield Park Centre
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Apple Day @ Highfield Park Centre

Our fun and traditional celebration of English Apples.

There is something for everyone at our Sunday afternoon event.

You could just come along and listen to a local band whilst indulging in homemade cake with a cup of tea or coffee or run round with the younger members of the family  with Apple based games such as apple bobbing, Hunt the Apple and many more.

We have Apple juicing displays and our local bee keeper if you want to find out more of what is around Highfield Park.

But also the opportunity to support Highfield Park with the purchase of its Apple Juice from the orchards of Highfield, Cell Barnes and Hill End, the legacy of the two hospitals on the site.

Where the Wild Things Are. @ Highfield Park Visitor Centre
Oct 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

“Where the Wild Things Are” is a talk given by a speaker from Herts and Middlesex Widlife Trust to introduce you to our local wildlife.

Refreshments will be available on the night.

Bug Hunt @ Visitor Centre
Oct 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Bug Hunt @ Visitor Centre

Event Category: Fun

This event has become a firm favourite over the years and is ideal for children of the ages 5 -10.

The Bug Hunt, takes place on the 30th October.

Join us on the hunt to find some wooden bugs hidden around the park and answer questions on the creepy habits of insects to win a suitably themed prize.

History Talk – ‘Barts in Herts’ @ Visitor Centre
Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Join trustees for a delve in to the history of the park. This year it will concentrate on the time St. Bartholomew’s Hospital spent at Hill End Hospital during WW2.

Lost skills for the outdoors: Getting back to nature @ Highfield Park Visitor Centre
Dec 1 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm


  • Do you wish that you could navigate using natural clues, such as the alignment of the stars and the position of lichen on trees?
  • Are you interested in learning how to identify our winter wildlife by their tracks and signs and finding out which winter birds you can hear calling from our trees?
  • Would you like to know more about building a shelter, tying knots, and other outdoor skills?

Then please join us for this special event at Highfield Park.


All proceeds from the event will go to help support the Park’s aims as a charity. The exact nature of the activities covered will be tailored to the weather conditions on the day.


Who is this event for?

This adult is intended for adults, as well as children aged 16 or 17 who are accompanied by an adult.


Important note about minimum numbers

In order to be able to run this event, we will need a minimum of five people booked on by the end of the day on 30 October 2019. If there are four or fewer people booked on at this point, we will contact those people booked on to let them know about the cancellation and we will refund these people in full.


Event location

The event will begin at the Highfield Park Visitor Centre, where free parking is available. For more details of how to find the Visitor Centre, please click here.


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