What's On in Jubilee Country Park

Every Friday - Walk 4 Life. 
 

Walking for Health. Meet at 2pm every Friday at Tent Peg Lane car park, off Crest View Drive, Petts Wood BR5 1BY for a gentle stroll around Jubilee Country Park (and sometimes beyond) lasting approximately 1-1 1/4 hours. Organised by the Ramblers and Macmillan Cancer Support. 
   


Every Monday

 

Volunteers - meet every Monday at 10am (excluding Bank Holidays and the month of August) to help with the management of the park and to carry out conservation work under the guidance of Andrew Harby our site manager from idverde for Bromley Council.

The work programme and meeting point can be found on notice boards in the park, on our website www.jubileecountrypark.btck.co.uk, please see the "Volunteer" page, or by calling us on 07840 542261.

                                                                                                            

Locations of most meeting points can be found from the 'Locations' page.  

To contact us on the day of the event, please call 07840 542261.                                                             

November 2018

Wed 28th  Trevor Weeks of East Sussex Wildlife Rescue Animal Service will talk about the work of this charity which is devoted to rescuing ill, injured, trapped or distressed wild animals. The talk by Trevor, who helps to run the charity with other volunteers, promises to be a most interesting one.   Meet in the Garden Room, St. Augustine’s Church, Southborough Lane, Bromley BR2 8AT at 2pm.  Refreshments will be served before the start of the talk.  Entry is free but a donation of £3 towards the cost of running the event and the work of the Friends would be welcomed.  

December 2018

Sun 30th  ‘Winter Walk’ 
Join us for a walk around Jubilee Park led by John Bruce.  Duration approximately 1 hour.  Meet at Blackbrook Lane car park, BR2 8AY (near the entrance to Bromley High School) at 10.30am.
  Please wear footwear suitable for rough or muddy terrain.  Well behaved dogs are welcome.

January 2019

Thurs 17th  Join us for a Quiz Night in the Garden Room, St Augustine’s Church, Southborough Lane, Bromley BR2 8AT at 7.30pm led by Jennie Randall, assisted by Christine Berkshire.  A fun social event to raise funds for the work of the Friends of Jubilee Country Park.  Nibbles and tea and coffee provided – you’re welcome to bring your own drinks too. 
Teams of up to 6 people – make up a team, or come along on your own, or with others, and make up a team on the night. 
No need to book.  Entry £5 per person.  For further information please call 07840 542261.


February 2019

Sat 2nd   Come along to find out more about the Small Mammals that live in the woodlands and hedgerows of Jubilee Country Park.  Discover how they are an important part of the biodiversity of our local environment.  Led by Steven Lofting, an expert in the wildlife of the Park.  Meet at Tent Peg Lane car park, off Crest View Drive, Petts Wood BR5 1BY at 9am. No dogs please. ** In the interest of the welfare of the small animals, the walk will not go ahead in bad weather. The decision will be made the day before so please call 07733 004248 to check **

Sat 23rd   Coffee morning at Petts Wood Methodist Church, Queensway, Petts Wood BR5 1EB.  Take a break from shopping and join us from 10.00am until noon for homemade cakes and refreshments.  

March 2019

Thurs 28th  Join us at our annual AGM to find out more about the plans for the future management and preservation of Bromley’s urban and country parks - in particular, why the partnership work between Bromley Council, The Friends of Jubilee Country Park and the contractor for the Council is so important for future generations. The meeting will start at 7:30pm in the Garden Room, St Augustine’s Church, Southborough Lane, Bromley BR2 8AT.  Refreshments will be served at the start of the meeting.

Forthcoming events:

Fri 7th June  An illustrated talk on t
he Life of the Hare by Russell Miles at 2pm in the Garden Room, St Augustine’s Church, Southborough Lane, Bromley BR2 8AT.  Refreshments will be served before the start of the talk.  Entry is free but a donation of £3 towards the cost of running the event and the work of he Friends would be welcomed.

Other Events:

Orpington Field Club - Autumn/Winter Talks - 2018/19

Five talks have been arranged for mainly the second Saturday afternoons from October to February at BEECHE, High Elms Country Park, Shire Lane, Farnborough, BR6 7JH. These will be between 1.30pm and 3.30pm giving members and visitors a chance to network! All visitors are welcome, especially those from Bromley’s Friends Groups, Kent Wildlife Trust and Local RSPB members and anyone with an interest in natural history. Entrance is by a £3.00 donation, which includes refreshments.

Click here for the full programme.

Local events organised by the RSPB can be found on their website at:

http://www.rspb.org.uk/groups/bromley/events/ 

LINKS to WALK EXPERIENCES

Bill Welch, one of our regular walkers, has made illustrated notes of some of the walks on his blog. If you would like a taste of what is to come then follow the links.

History Walk: by Bill Welch:  April 18                                  
A Stroll round Southborough by Bill Welch:  March 24

Small Mammals by Bill Welch:  February 13

Bat and Moth walk by Bill Welch: July 2017










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