Radford Park

There is an opportunity to get involved with creating a new wildflower area at Radford Park. Please see the attached file.

Bowls players wanted

Plymouth Citybus bowls club, who share the facilitities in Devonport Park with the Tamar and Devonport teams, are looking for new players for both their men’s and ladies teams. They will shortly be holding an open day (date to be…
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Day 2 at Ferry Field

We had another very successful day today. Even more volunteers turned out to help finish the project. As well as the Friends and PCC staff, we had individuals who came along to help and teams from Babcock, Routeways and the…
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Ferry Field

For a number of years now, the Friends of Devonport Park have been working towards creating a fruiting arboretum on the Ferry Field part of Devonport Park. Now, at long last and thanks to the support of Plymouth City Council,…
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Mayflower 400

We all know that 2020 is a very special year, commemorating the voyage of the Pilgrim Fathers on the Mayflower and, Plymouth is preparing many different events throughout the year. The FDP have been asked to take the lead on…
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Supporting the Friends

New ways to support The FDP. For all you internet shoppers out there, you can now support the FDP, at no cost to yourself. If you shop on Amaszon – and who does’nt now and again?, by registering at,…
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Remembrance Sunday

This year, Remembrance Sunday will be on 10th November. The format is as it has been for the past few years but we would like to clarify a point regarding the laying of wreaths. Official wreaths ( being laid on…
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Contact Page

Dear viewers. It appears that there is an issue with this sites’ contact form, and we have found that not all messages are getting through. Until this problem is rectified, please use the following email address: to contact the…
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Work in Progress

It’s day 4 of the work to build our new Petanque playing area and, it’s looking good. Today also sees work start on the latest restoration project, to help stabalise the deterioration “Doris Gun”. This is expected to take up…
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At last, work has started on our long planned, new Petanque Piste. This will enable many more players to take part. The new piste is more than twice the size of the existing one and PCC are kindly donating two…
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