Friends of Sutton Park Association Diary of Events

Please note that the walks listed below may cross uneven ground and rough terrain. Please wear suitable footwear. All FOSPA events are free of charge and open to non-members, excepting the AGM which is for members only.

We look forward to seeing you.

 

Heritage Week Archaeological Walk

Date: September 14, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Town Gate

Led by Dr. Mike Hodder Archaeologist, Author and President of FoSpa – Tuesday 14 September 10.00 from Town Gate – Update on latest discoveries in the area

Annual Dawn Chorus – POSTPONED

Date: May 24, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Wyndley Pool

POSTPONED

Led by Robert Skeates, Sunday 24th May meeting 05.30. at Wyndley Pool.

What will we see & hear this year?

ANNUAL A.G.M. – POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Date: April 16, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Panel Room at Park House

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Thursday 16 April 2020 19.30.  
in the Panel Room at Park House (Toby Inn) near Town Gate.
Our Guest Speaker will be Alison Macdonald, Assistant Inspector of Historic Monuments (Midlands). Sutton Park is mostly scheduled ancient monument and is protected by law.

GREAT BRITISH SPRING CLEAN – POSTPONED

Date: March 28, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Town Gate

2019 Litter PickPOSTPONED Annual Litter Pick in Sutton Park National Nature Reserve with a number of local community groups and anyone else who would like to join us.
Saturday 28 March 2020 from 09.00 – 13.00. meeting at Town Gate for registration and pick up equipment: Litter Pickers, Bags and Gloves.
Please bring your own water bottle and Hand Sanitiser.

Archaeological Spring Walk

Date: March 14, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Jamboree Stone

Mike Hodder will be showing us more of the new archaeological ‘finds’ and he has to update his book!
Meeting 10.00. at the Jamboree Stone.

Apre-Christmas Lunch

Date: January 23, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Sutton Coldfield Golf Club, Thornhill Road.

Sutton Coldfield Golf Club, Thornhill Road. Thursday 23rd January 2020 12.30. for 13.00.

Two Courses & including Coffee and mints £16.75.pp. Combat the Christmas anti-climax.

Archaeological Walk No.5

Date: September 28, 2019
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Blackroot Bistro car park

Starting fro the Blackroot Bistro car park at 10.00. led by Dr. Mike Hodder.  Unless new discoveries are made prior to this walk, it will be as listed.  As always, Mike will be ready to answer any questions you may have.

Eco Festival 2019

Date: September 21, 2019
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Streetly Methodist Church

Eco Festival 2019Birds, Bees & Cooking
Streetly Methodist Church

Eco Festival 2019

Fospa Annual Dawn Chorus 2019

Date: May 26, 2019
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Longmoor Pool Sutton Park NNR (Entrance Banners Gate)

Best of LongmoorLed by International Ornithologist & Ringer Dr Rob Skeates

Remember last year we recorded two new species for Sutton Park – Ringed Plover & Little Grebe.  What shall we see this year?

Annual General Meeting (Members Only)

Date: April 24, 2019
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Panel Room at Park House

Annual General Meeting (Members Only) in the Panel Room at Park House (Toby Inn) near Town Gate, Sutton Park NNR on Wednesday 24th April 2019 at 19.30.
Our Guest Speaker will be Professor Ian C. Trueman eminent botanist, who has been associated with the Park for many years.  His talk will be entitled ‘A New Flora for Sutton Park’ and should make for an interesting evening.