Events in parks and open spaces

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Most activities are currently on hold, due to covid-19. We are working to re-start our activities in a covid-safe manner as soon as possible. Please use the contact details to get in touch, if you’d like to be informed if/when a particular activity is re-starting.

Parks and open spaces in Waltham Forest hold a variety of events and activities for local residents. You can also hire our parks to hold your own event.

Here's where you can find what's going on in our local parks:

  • a list of all parks events and activities, on our Events page
  • on-going park activities are listed below
  • free fitness classes in our local parks, on the Our Parks website

Activities Click to get info

Lloyd Park: There are lots of events and activities in Lloyd Park for everyone to enjoy.

Free sports activities Benefit from lots of free sports activities in your parks, including health walks, Tai Chi, tennis, box fit, yoga and more. Find out more.

Green Gym: Dig out your wellies because The Conservation Volunteers Green Gym is gearing up for a busy time with a mission to transform Waltham Forest's Green Spaces, and get you fit and active at the same time, and all for free! We will be visiting many of Waltham Forest's best parks to improve biodiversity and opportunities for nature conservation by creating many new wildlife habitats.

You can find all the upcoming Green Gym opportunities. The Green Gym runs every Tuesday and Friday and rotate around Waltham's Forest parks and green spaces. All Green Gym's are free and easy to join.

So if you want to give it a go do drop us an email or give us a call to book your place or find out more.

To book or find out more call Abi Townsend, TCV, London Health and Education Manager on 07803 187730.

A number of parks and open spaces within Waltham Forest can be hired by members of the public and outside organisations to hold events and activities. All events, no matter what size, must first be booked through the Green Space Service team and can only proceed once written permission has been received.

To hire a park or open space for an event please complete a green space hire form. Please also view our events guide. For more information please email

Please contact to find out what our fees and charges are.

To hire the Aveling Centre Community Room at Lloyd Park (seats 30; next to play area, toilets and café; extras such as catering, occasion cakes and overhead projector available) contact Great for kids' birthday parties, meetings, or for anyone wanting to run classes / workshops, community / children's activities etc.

To hire the Community Bowls Pavilion at Lloyd Park (seats 24, includes toilets and kitchen area) contact

Wedding photos Click to get info

Wedding photos are permitted to be taken free of charge in our parks, however there are certain conditions which must be adhered to.

  • No vehicles are permitted in the park other than in those with a designated parking area
  • no confetti is to be thrown
  • no high heels on the grass, please keep to the paths
  • no litter to be discarded in the park

Please email us at giving us your name and address, email, contact number, name of the park and the date and time you wish to be in there. This is to avoid any clash of events or disruption to maintenance works being carried out in the park

View the list of open spaces for hire.

Contact Click to get info

Parks and open Spaces Coordinator 
Adekunle Bello
Telephone: 020 8496 2657 

Public Realm
London Borough of Waltham Forest
Low Hall Argall Avenue 
E10 7AS 

Telephone: 020 8496 1791