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.

For further information on any of our events, please contact Antonia Watts (Hon. Secretary).


SATURDAY 04 MARCH 2017    PARK SPRING CLEAN  Litter Pick 10.00. – 13.00. approx,  Streetly Gate, Sutton Park NNR.  Come along and show you care.



Celebratory Archaeological Walk with Dr. Mike Hodder Archaeologist & Author.  10.00. from Banners Gate.  Join Mike on this new walk celebrating his 40 years work with Sutton Park NNR beginning in February 1977.



ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: Members Only:  19.30 @ Park House (Toby Inn) near Town Gate.

 Our Guest Speaker will be Fospa Chair and local historian Marian Baxter, who has kindly offered her services after cancellation by a previously booked speaker.  Her talk will be about the history of the Ebrook and should be of great interest.


SUNDAY 28 MAY 2017

DAWN CHORUS  (Well not quite !) with Dr. Robert Skeates, vastly knowledgeable Ornithologist & Ringer. 08.00.  

from Wyndley Pool.  Discover the sights and sounds of the Park’s birdlife and all before breakfast!


SATURDAY June 17 2017 from 10.00. until 16.00. 

5th Annual BIO BLITZ  – Become a citizen scientist for the day in Sutton Park with the Park Rangers & Fospa

Based at the Visitor Centre, Town Gate, there will be a number of walks and events focused around all flora & fauna, with independent surveys, determined by individual recorders.

FRIDAY 28 July 10.00. at Town Gate

Archaeological Interpretation Scheme  ‘ Walking Through Time ‘  will be launched by Andrew Mitchell MP – Walk No. 2 and A Quizzical Walk Through Time with prizes for the best entries.

A new series of six walks titled ‘Walking through Time’ These will cover the whole of Sutton Park NNR, and will make it possible to do an individual walk, simply a section or a number of walks.  We have new signage and direction markers in place and will be adding to the website as each facility becomes available.

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A guided Walk  No. 2 exploring the Park from Town Gate 10.00.