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SwingFit at Cotteridge Park New Winter Home

29/03/2017
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

swing-fit

Fancy Dancing Yourself Fitter?

Don’t know your left from your right?

Everyone is welcome – it’s great for adults and children – and we are all beginners

From 19th October…Just for the Winter we’re going indoors

It’s FREE because it is part of Active Parks and Parklives


Tai Chi at Cotteridge Park

30/03/2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Tai Chi

Come and join the Friends of Cotteridge Park for their weekly Tai Chi

Gentle exercise suitable for all ages and abilities.

Meet at the courts


Couch to 5K Run at Kings Norton Park

01/04/2017
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Kings Norton Park

Taking up running can seem like a daunting project especially if you have never run before, feel out of shape or unfit. Our beginner programme is designed to get just about anyone off the couch and gradually work them up to running 5km (or for 30 minutes) in just 9 weeks.

It is designed for absolute beginners using a mixture of walking and jogging to gradually build up fitness and stamina.

Beginning  Saturday 18th March—joining may only be possible weeks 1-3 but please come along and speak to the leader who will be happy to advise.

Meet by the Car Park on West Hill Road

Please note activities are subject to change


Community Clearance Day at Sparkhill Park

02/04/2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sparkhill Park Bandstand

Come and join the Friends of Sparkhill Park for their Community Clearance Day

Meet by the play courts in the park

Please note – heavy digging involved! Please wear clothes to get messy in, and bring a spade and gloves if you have them

Light refreshments provided!

Contact: friendsofsparkhillpark@gmail.com for more information


Couch to 5K Run at Kings Norton Park

08/04/2017
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Kings Norton Park

Taking up running can seem like a daunting project especially if you have never run before, feel out of shape or unfit. Our beginner programme is designed to get just about anyone off the couch and gradually work them up to running 5km (or for 30 minutes) in just 9 weeks.

It is designed for absolute beginners using a mixture of walking and jogging to gradually build up fitness and stamina.

Beginning  Saturday 18th March—joining may only be possible weeks 1-3 but please come along and speak to the leader who will be happy to advise.

Meet by the Car Park on West Hill Road

Please note activities are subject to change


Bat Night at Highbury Park

13/04/2017
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Come and join the Friends of Highbury Park for their bat night  Brumbats. Children especially welcome. Bring a torch!

Meet in the car park.

Please wear suitable footwear for walking over uneven ground.


Couch to 5K Run at Kings Norton Park

15/04/2017
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Kings Norton Park

Taking up running can seem like a daunting project especially if you have never run before, feel out of shape or unfit. Our beginner programme is designed to get just about anyone off the couch and gradually work them up to running 5km (or for 30 minutes) in just 9 weeks.

It is designed for absolute beginners using a mixture of walking and jogging to gradually build up fitness and stamina.

Beginning  Saturday 18th March—joining may only be possible weeks 1-3 but please come along and speak to the leader who will be happy to advise.

Meet by the Car Park on West Hill Road

Please note activities are subject to change


Couch to 5K Run at Kings Norton Park

22/04/2017
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Kings Norton Park

Taking up running can seem like a daunting project especially if you have never run before, feel out of shape or unfit. Our beginner programme is designed to get just about anyone off the couch and gradually work them up to running 5km (or for 30 minutes) in just 9 weeks.

It is designed for absolute beginners using a mixture of walking and jogging to gradually build up fitness and stamina.

Beginning  Saturday 18th March—joining may only be possible weeks 1-3 but please come along and speak to the leader who will be happy to advise.

Meet by the Car Park on West Hill Road

Please note activities are subject to change


Big Dig Food Growing Event at Martineau Gardens

22/04/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Ready, steady …grow! Gardeners and would-be gardeners are being invited to kick-start their gardening year with fun green-fingered gardening activities at the Big Dig Food Growing Event (on national Big Dig Day), at Martineau Gardens on Saturday 22 April, from 2pm – 4pm. The Community Garden in Edgbaston, Birmingham is hosting the free event to encourage people to grow their own food, no matter how big or small their grow space is or how much or how little experience they have.

The event will include drop-in food growing workshops to inspire even the most reluctant gardeners to don their gardening gloves. Activities include hands-on vegetable growing techniques and seed bombing. There will be plant and compost sales plus tea and homemade cake will be on offer.

The event is part of the Big Dig Day – the biggest ever community gardening day. Details of other participating Birmingham gardens can be found at http://www.bigdig.org.uk/birmingham/


Funding Workshop for BOSF Member Groups

26/04/2017
9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Speed Dating Funding Topic

Free Funding Workshop run by Get Grants Ltd

Free to BOSF member groups to come along to a General Funding Workshop on Wednesday 26th April from 9.30am to 12.00pm at The Studio on Cannon Street, Birmingham.

The workshop will last 2.5 hours and will look at fundraising in general. Tea & coffee will be provided.

The workshop has limited spaces of 20 people only, so please book quickly to avoid disappointment.

To book your place please email Sarah at info@bosf.org.uk


Couch to 5K Run at Kings Norton Park

29/04/2017
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Kings Norton Park

Taking up running can seem like a daunting project especially if you have never run before, feel out of shape or unfit. Our beginner programme is designed to get just about anyone off the couch and gradually work them up to running 5km (or for 30 minutes) in just 9 weeks.

It is designed for absolute beginners using a mixture of walking and jogging to gradually build up fitness and stamina.

Beginning  Saturday 18th March—joining may only be possible weeks 1-3 but please come along and speak to the leader who will be happy to advise.

Meet by the Car Park on West Hill Road

Please note activities are subject to change


Wildlife Walk at Highbury Park

29/04/2017
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Highbury Park Entrance

Come and join the Friends of Highbury Park for a Wildlife Walk with Paul Anthony

Meet in the car park. Everyone welcome.

Please wear suitable footwear for walking over uneven ground.


Couch to 5K Run at Kings Norton Park

06/05/2017
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Kings Norton Park

Taking up running can seem like a daunting project especially if you have never run before, feel out of shape or unfit. Our beginner programme is designed to get just about anyone off the couch and gradually work them up to running 5km (or for 30 minutes) in just 9 weeks.

It is designed for absolute beginners using a mixture of walking and jogging to gradually build up fitness and stamina.

Beginning  Saturday 18th March—joining may only be possible weeks 1-3 but please come along and speak to the leader who will be happy to advise.

Meet by the Car Park on West Hill Road

Please note activities are subject to change


Couch to 5K Run at Kings Norton Park

13/05/2017
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Kings Norton Park

Taking up running can seem like a daunting project especially if you have never run before, feel out of shape or unfit. Our beginner programme is designed to get just about anyone off the couch and gradually work them up to running 5km (or for 30 minutes) in just 9 weeks.

It is designed for absolute beginners using a mixture of walking and jogging to gradually build up fitness and stamina.

Beginning  Saturday 18th March—joining may only be possible weeks 1-3 but please come along and speak to the leader who will be happy to advise.

Meet by the Car Park on West Hill Road

Please note activities are subject to change


Balsam Bashing at Highbury Park

24/05/2017
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Highbury Park Entrance

Come and join the Friends of Highbury Park for their Balsam Bashing work party

Meet in the car park.

Please wear suitable footwear for walking over uneven ground.


Wildflower Meadow Walk at Highbury Park

27/05/2017
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Highbury Park Entrance

Come and join the Friends of Highbury Park for a Wildflower Meadow walk with Tony Sames

Meet in the car park.

Please wear suitable footwear for walking over uneven ground.


Balsam Bashing at Highbury Park

25/06/2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Highbury Park Entrance

Come and join the Friends of Highbury Park for their Balsam Bashing work party

Meet in the car park.

Please wear suitable footwear for walking over uneven ground.