Celebration, Education, Recreation: A Park for People


We are an active community group committed to respecting the heritage of Castle Green, making more use of the park for today’s community and improving and protecting it for future generations.



Fireworks Spectacular  –  Family Friendly Fun
St James CE School PTFA and Friends of Castle Green

Saturday 5th November – gates open at 5.30 – lanterns and gates close at 7.30pm – firework display at 7.45pm

Fire performers / 2Faced Dance / Bar / BBQ / hot food / cake & soft drinks
Wristband entry only available from Outback Records, Church Street until 3pm on 5th November and then on the gate
Adults £6 in advance or £8 on the night.    Children £4 in advance or £6 on the night.

Other dates on Castle Green in 2016 are listed in the Diary of Events on the left.  The Pavilion is open for business for meetings & events, there is a fully equipped catering kitchen and the River Room and Artists’ Room directly overlook the River Wye. There are regular yoga and tai chi’ classes plus a lively youth music programme with the Music Pool’s ‘Livewire’ programme.

IT Support: The Learning Box@Brierley Court (just off Turner Street) is a new community resource centre, within walking distance of Castle Green.  IT beginners’ courses, lots of computers to drop-in and practise on and very helpful personnel.