• BOSF is a volunteer network organisation, set up at the end of 2004, that brings together all the community groups in Birmingham with an interest in green open spaces.

    Our main focus is supporting the volunteers who add value to the city’s open spaces.

    Currently there are more than 130 member groups – some are large and organised others are 2 people & a dog. There are areas of the city less well represented than others and we need your help to make sure that all of the city can benefit from what a friends group can offer.

    A study undertaken when BOSF was established demonstrated that an open space with a friends group benefited from an average of £35k a year additional funding and volunteer hours equivalent to 1.5 additional staff. Read more.

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    BOSF – AGM 2020

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    Birmingham’s Favourite Birds Poll

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    Birmingham’s true value of city’s parks and open spaces calculated at £11billion

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    John Feeney Charitable Trust Grants

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    MEMBERS' TOOLKIT

    Information, advice & guidance for members.

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    Upcoming Events

    Science in the Wild

    Sun 26th January 2020 14:00
    Cotteridge Park
    Organised by: Friends of Cotteridge Park

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    Big Garden Birdwatch – Highbury Park

    Wed 29th January 2020 13:00
    Highbury Park
    Organised by: Highbury Park Friends

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    Woodland Play at Highbury Orchard

    Wed 29th January 2020 13:30
    Highbury Orchard
    Organised by: Highbury Orchard CIC

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    Winter SwingFit at Cotteridge Park

    Wed 29th January 2020 18:00
    Cotteridge Park
    Organised by: Friends of Cotteridge Park

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    Cotteridge Park – Led Walking Group

    Thu 30th January 2020 10:00
    Cotteridge Park
    Organised by: Friends of Cotteridge Park

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    Cotterdige Park – Qi Gong and Tai Chi

    Thu 30th January 2020 10:30
    Cotteridge Park
    Organised by: Friends of Cotteridge Park

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