Gordon Cooke has finished the production of the memorial ceramic pavement and, weather permitting, it is hoped to install it in the Park by the end of February 2019.
A short explanatory leaflet, which can be downloaded, has been produced by the Friends Group.
Following the inspection in June 2018, it has now been announced that Worthington Park has once again been awarded a Green Flag. Congratulations to all those whose work contributed to gaining this prestigious award once more.
Short video about James Joule’s famous experiment to determine the mechanical equivalent of heat.
The Friends of Worthington Park in Sale has received a National Lottery grant of £5900 for an exciting heritage project, the provision of a ceramic pavement to be laid in the park to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of famous local physicist, James Prescott Joule. The project has been made possible by money raised by National Lottery players together with grants received from the Manchester Airport Community Trust Fund, Sale Mayoral Fund and private donations. The project will run from October until June of next year.
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Remarkable 12 year-old soloist playing with Sale Brass Band in Worthington Park on Saturday 30 June 2018.
This was the last event of Sale Festival 2018.
Please note that we have had to change the date of the FoWP AGM. It will now take place on Tuesday 24 July 2018 at 7.30pm in the upstairs room at the Moorfield Hotel, 131 Marsland Road, Sale, M33 3NW.
We are very excited to have Gordon Cooke as the speaker this year. Gordon, potter, teacher and designer for 35 years, makes stoneware planters and scuptures in concrete. He will be talking about his career as well as the methods and processes used in the design and construction of the proposed Joule pavement in the Park.
As part of Sale Festival 2018, the Friends of Worthington Park present Sale Brass Band in the Park. From 2pm on Saturday 30 June 2018.
Download photos from the Fun Dog Show event in the Park on 29 April 2018.
To commemorate the 200th annivrsay of the birth of the fmaous scientist James Prescott Joule, the Friends Group are currently trying to raise funds for a commemorative artwork in front of the exisiting Joule statue. We have already commissioned local artist Gordon Cooke to to create a ceramic pavement.
We ar applying for grants and othre funding but would welocme any donations to our crowd funding page.