• BOSF Events

    BOSF Events 2024


    We are in the process of organising another year of networking social events for you to come along to and meet up with other parks & open spaces volunteer groups in Birmingham. 


    February: Coffee Morning Social, Thursday 22nd, 11am-12:30pm at The Hub, 4 Arden Road, Frankley, B45 – hosted by the Friends of Balaam’s Wood
    Weather permitting, there will be a guided walk in to the wood, please wear suitable clothing. We will also have a few free trees to give away. they are Rowan, Hazel and Cherry.
    April: Coffee Morning Social, Wednesday 17th at 11am – hosted by Ward End Allotments
    BOSF AGM, Wednesday 23rd, at Winterbourne Gardens
    May: Coffee Morning Social, Wednesday 8th, 11am-12:30pm – hosted by the Friends of Wylde Green Railway Station
    June: Coffee Morning Social – hosted by the Friends of Quinton Meadows
    July: Coffee Morning Social, Tuesday 16th, 11am-12.30pm at 80 Hodge Hill Road, B36 8AG – hosted by the Friends of Hodge Hill Common
    August: Coffee Morning Social – hosted by Marsh Hill Allotments *
    September: Coffee Morning Social – hosted by Moseley in Bloom *

    BOSF Conference *

    October – Coffee Morning – hosted by the Friends of Ward End Park

    *Date / time to be confirmed.              


    We look forward to seeing you soon! 


    Tai Chi & Qigong


    Tai Chi & Qigong in Kings Norton Park

    Tai Chi & Qigong involves gentle exercise that combines breathing and relaxation with slow movements, proven to have benefits for both physical and mental health. No previous experience is necessary – so why not give it a go?
    Have a look at the listings below to see when and where these weekly sessions are taking place*:
     Kings Heath Park, 10am – 11am
    Stirchley Park, 1.00pm – 2.00pm
    *Westley Vale, 3.15pm – 4.15pm
    Nettlefold Garden, 10am – 11am (£3 per session)
    *Handsworth Park, 10.30am – 11.30am
    Cofton Park, 10.30am – 11.30am (Donations)
    Sorrel Park, 1pm – 2pm (Session currently paused**)
    Perry Hall Park, 10am – 11am
    Sheldon Park, 10.30am – 11.30am
    Windermere Road Fields, 11am – 12pm
    *Manor Farm Park, 12.30pm – 1.30pm 
    Queens Park, 1.30pm – 2.30pm
    *Westley Vale, 10am – 11am
    *Cotteridge Park, 10.30am – 11.30am
    Bloomsbury Park, 10.30am – 11.30am (currently closed)
    *Bournville Park, 12pm – 1pm
    Rookery Park, 1pm – 2pm (Session currently paused**)
    Billesley Common, 2.30pm – 3.30pm
    Kings Heath Park, 10am – 11am
    Senneleys Park, 12pm – 1pm
    Balaams Wood, 2pm – 3pm (Donations)
    *Funding now sourced by Friends Group
    **Session currently paused, possibly commencing again in early 2024

    For more information including the What3Words app locations for where the sessions are taking place, please click here.

    If you are interested in finding out more about the Tai Chi & Qigong sessions or any of our Friends of groups, please contact [email protected]