• 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. 

     

    June: Coffee Morning Social, Wednesday 19th, 11am-12.30pm – hosted by the Friends of Quinton Meadows  

    Directions – Meet at Quinton Allotments, at the end of Stourton Road, Quinton B32 1QY. We will walk to Quinton Meadows after refreshments.

     

    July: Coffee Morning Social, Tuesday 16th, 11am-12.30pm at 80 Hodge Hill Road, B36 8AG – hosted by the Friends of Hodge Hill Common

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    August: Coffee Morning Social, Wednesday 14th, 11am-12.30pm – hosted by Marsh Hill Allotments 

     

    September: Coffee Morning Social – Wednesday 4th, 11am-12.30pm – hosted by Moseley in Bloom at Moseley Hall Dovecote Gardens.  

    BOSF Conference:Saturday 21st, at The Exchange

     

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

        

    November – Coffee Morning – hosted by Friends of Selly Oak Park *

     

    December – BOSF Christmas Lecture *

     

    *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*:

     

     
    Monday:
     Kings Heath Park, 10am – 11am
    Stirchley Park, 1.00pm – 2.00pm
    *Westley Vale, 3.15pm – 4.15pm
     
    Tuesday:
    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**)
     
    Wednesday:
    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
     
    Thursday:
    *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
     
    Friday:
    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]