History Talk

John Ely, our first Park Director, returned to Highfield Park last night to give a fascinating talk on the creation of the Park from the remains of the two former mental hospitals that closed during the 1990’s. The event was hosted by our friends at the Trestle Arts Base and was completely sold out. Trustees took the opportunity to mount a small exhibition of “Then and Now” photographs, which demonstarted just how much the area has changed over the last twenty years. It was a great evening and much enjoyed by all those who attended.