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Forthcoming events

Farmers Market on the fourth Saturday of each month. 29th April –          Eco Fun day 2nd June –             Warwickshire Heritage Plant Fair 16/17th June –      Leamington Peace Festival 14/15th … Continue reading

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We’re not alone!

A campaign is underway to restore the bandstand in Swanage, Dorset to its former glory. It’s the same model as that in the Pump Room Gardens, but the roof was removed after a storm in 2012. We shall be watching … Continue reading

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Works to Pump Room Gardens Bandstand

Warwick District Council will meet a crucial stage in the £1.2 million (Heritage Lottery Funded) restoration of Leamington’s Pump Room Gardens later this year, with the start of the renovation of the iconic Victorian bandstand. Prior to the renovation starting, … Continue reading

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A fabulous weekend!

Over 20,000 people attended the Peace Festival in the Pump Room Gardens, one of the longest running free festivals in the country. The sun kept shining, the temperature soared and visitors enjoyed music, a wide range of workshops, inspirational speakers … Continue reading

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Leamington in Bloom!

Leamington in Bloom are holding an open afternoon at the Town Hall on Saturday 18th March from 2.00pm – 4.00pm. Come along to see the plans for the Pump Room Gardens and find out more about we are doing and … Continue reading

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The restoration works are starting!

On Monday 21st November works will begin to ensure the long term sustainability of the trees in the Pump Room Gardens.  You may already have seen the notices in the gardens! The work involves felling, pruning, coppicing and removing dead … Continue reading

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William Louis de Normanville

William Louis de Normanville was the celebrated Leamington Borough Engineer from 1882 to 1917. During this time he accomplished many notable designs that still stand today, all adding to the beauty of our town’s spa gardens. He was responsible for … Continue reading

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It’s good to talk!

After much anticipation, (and crossed fingers for the weather), the weekend of ‘Art in the Park’ was finally here!  And what a fantastic event it was.  We were amazed at the number of people that stopped at our stand wanting … Continue reading

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Pump Room Gardens volunteers nominated for Leamington Business Award

The Friends of the Pump Room Gardens have been shortlisted for the ‘Outstanding Achievement Award’ Leamington Business award 2016 and need your vote to become the outright winner. This award is for a volunteer or a team of volunteers that … Continue reading

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May Update

All the preparations are still going on behind the scenes.  This involves planning both the restoration work and this summers events.  The official paperwork is still to be signed off, but we hope to have all that done this summer. Further details … Continue reading

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