Heart of Priors Park founded in 2016 by 14 local residents. The intension of HOPP was to improve the play facilities at the Warwick Place Play Ground. HOPP became constituted on the 7th June 2016.
In August 2016, we held our first fun day with the support of Barnwood Trust, who gave a small sparks grant to be able to get the event of the ground. We held the event with great success and have done a summer fun day every year since.
In December 2016, we held a christmas fun day, which was held at Queen Margaret Primary School. At this fun day we included a disco, stalls and a visit from Father Christmas. Again, this event has been held every year.
In April 2017, we held our Easter Fun Day at Queen Margaret Primary School, which we invited different agencies to join us. Our Easter Fun Day was filled with fun for the children including a Easter Egg Hunt and an appearance from the Easter Bunny. We hold a Easter Fun Day every year.
Since 2017, We have held alot of different day trips for families or just parents. These trips have Been to Weston Super Mare, Barry Island, Newport, Cardiff, Bristol and Merry Hill. Our day trips have been a great success and everyone enjoys their days out.
In December 2017, HOPP became a Community Interest company. This will always be a great achievement for HOPP and we was pleased to be accepted by Companies House.
In 2019 so far, we have held a fun day, day trips, a coffee morning for pancreatic cancer, Ploughmans meal and celebrated Volunteers Week. We have set up a coffee morning which is ran every two weeks at Tewkesbury Town Hall and our new Youth Club will begin on Friday 6th September 2019. We will be raising money for Macmillan on the 25th September, which we hold every year For Halloween we have a disco on the 1st November, Xmas shopping trip to Birmingham on the 30th November and our annual Christmas Fayre on the 7th December.
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