Welcome


This website has been created for the residents of Abbotts Barton and surrounding areas so that you can keep up to-date with what's going on.

Apart from news you can find information about events, campaigns, and how to contact councillors.

Abbotts Barton Community Group is a community association which serves the people of Abbotts Barton and aims to act as a community anchor organisation. The main areas of work for the Group are:
  • ☐ To enable residents to find out how we can make where we live even better and do something about it.
  • ☐ To run events and activities for the benefit of inhabitants of Abbotts Barton.
  • ☐ To strengthen community participation.

Big Lunch 2014
We always welcome people to join us, it's easy and free and there is no obligation to do anything! Please see our Membership page for more info!

If you should be interested in helping out at events, as a street champion, or as a Councillor's Surgery visitor, please don't hesitate to get in touch! Also let us know if you have some ideas for events or skills that could be useful (e.g. face painting at the picnics)! Read more about how you can help on our Get Involved page!

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Events: Picnic In The Park

Our picnics this year will take place on the first Sunday of July and September, from 1pm to 3pm - provided the weather is playing along and it's not raining. We are gathering around the benches near the playground in the main park. Additional picnics could be held in August & October - but we need volunteers to host them - get in touch if you fancy helping out!

There is also the Big Lunch community picnic on Sunday 12th June, 12-3pm in the park, to coincide with the Queen's 90th Birthday celebrations. Bring a contribution to the picnic and something to sit on.

These events are open to anybody and everybody living in Abbotts Barton and close by, young and old! Bringing food or a child are not a requirement! Wanting to get to know some new people in the neighbourhood or just aiming for a relaxed early Sunday afternoon with friends and neighbours are!

The community group will provide some extra entertainment for children in the shape of some outdoor toys, and possibly some other activities (depending on who is available to help).

A recent picnic with our flag

Our first ever community picnic in July 2013.

 A picnic in 2014.

Another picnic in 2014.