“We all know that pleasurable exercise is good for the mind and for the body. I have good reason to believe that the park I have formed in Kettering has changed the lives for the better"

Charles Wicksteed.

“We all know that pleasurable exercise is good for the mind and for the body. I have good reason to believe that the park I have formed in Kettering has changed the lives for the better"

Charles Wicksteed.

The Wicksteed Charitable Trust receives no regular external funding to help maintain the park as a truly unique, freely accessible public space. To help donate at this difficult time click here:

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Education & Activities Learning Packs!

Free to use!

Our community and education team have prepared some fun and education activities for you to use! Click here!

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Smile With Wicky

4th May 2020

We want to see you Smile With Wicky! Find out more here!

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Back to the 90’s

19th September 2020

Rewind back to the '90s with the amazing Chromatic! Relive one of the best musical eras with songs like Vida Loca, Rhythm is a dancer and more you'll be Dancing in the Moonlight by the end of the night!

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Take This - Take That Tribute Band!

10th October 2020

Coming live to Wicksteed Park, make sure you grab tickets and enjoy watching the best Take That tribute band, Take This!

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Volunteer Today

Are you interested in volunteering at Wicksteed Park? Would you like more information on what you can do to get involved and help us?

Download our volunteer guide to find out how you can get involved below.

Volunteer Guide

Did you know?

Wicksteed Park, is wholly owned by Wicksteed Charitable Trust and is a Grade II English Heritage Listed Park & Garden. The park was founded in 1921 as part of the extraordinary legacy of Charles Wicksteed which extends beyond the Recreation Park he created. As an entrepreneur and innovator Charles was also an inventor and respected successful engineer.

Our community, education and heritage activities promote the precious historic landscape, heritage rides and provide new opportunities for communities to engage and participate.

Wicksteed Private Hire

Are you looking for a versatile, fun-filled venue for your next private function or team building outing? Wicksteed Park offers several private hire options from corporate events to extravagant weddings.

With a variety of rooms dedicated to special events, as well as group bookings for rides and attractions around the park, Wicksteed is a great option to add to your venue considerations.

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