Friends of St.James' Park

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Welcome to the Friends of St.James' Park website!


Coming Soon...!

Mon 22 Jan Fortnightly Disco
Wed 24 Jan FoSJP Gardening Team
Tue 30 Jan St.James Social Group
Fri 2 Feb Legal Advice Clinic
Mon 5 Feb Fortnightly Disco
Thu 8 Feb The Hub
See Calendar page for weekly events
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St.James' Park History Book

Updated: 1st January 2018

Happy New Year from FoSJP!

After a well‑earned rest over the festive season, regular activities will soon be resuming in St.James' Park.

Keep an eye out here and on our Facebook page for news of more happenings in and around the Park in the coming months!


Events News

Updated: 11th January 2018

Couch to 5k Couch to 5k - FREE Running Course
ParkLives has organised another FREE course of 10 weekly sessions at St.James' Park to get you up and running in the New Year, that started Wednesday 10th January and "runs" to mid‑March.

Visit our Events & Activities page to find out more!
FREE Exercise for All at the Park - Every Week!
ParkLives is still running the following FREE weekly sessions at St.James' Park: All sessions are FREE but booking is essential - visit our Events & Activities page to find out more!
Feel Good Festival Feel Good Festival - Saturday 14th July
FoSJP is proud to present the Feel Good Festival, which will take place in the whole of St.James' Park in July. Our main aim is to celebrate life, and to create a space where like­minded people can meet each other and try out new activities. We're keen to promote health awareness and to engage the audience in an active lifestyle and healthy eating.

Visit our Events & Activities page to find out more!

History News

Updated: 26th December 2017

Spring 2018 History Events
The Shirley Local History Group are currently busy planning activities for early 2018. Keep on eye on our History page for further details when available.

Wanted - Local History Researchers
The Shirley Local History Group is looking for extra researchers.

Visit our History News page to find out more!

Community News

Updated: 20th January 2018

NEW Our Local Dementia Friends Champion!
Dementia Friends is a social action movement that aims to improve society's understanding of dementia through just five key messages. There are thousands of Dementia Friends Champions - we're very pleased to announce that our Community Volunteer Coordinator, Marina Murphy (third from right), is now one of them.

Visit our Community Activities page to find out more!
NEW Fortnightly Disco for Adults & Teenagers with Disabilities
ActiveAbility Solent has organised a fortnightly disco for adults and teenagers with disabilities, at the ParkLife Community Room in St.James' Park, running from Monday 8th January through to Monday 19th March.

Visit our Community Groups page to find out more!
Autism Hampshire Autism Support & Information Workshop
Autism Hampshire, in partnership with Southampton City Council, is holding 5 FREE Autism Support & Information workshops for families of children and young people with autism, across Southampton, from Friday 7th July until early March 2018.

Click here to see full details.

Keep an eye on our Latest News section on this page, and our regularly updated Calendar and News pages, to keep track of all that's happening at St.James' Park. Also check the noticeboards at St.James' Park - by the SE and NW Entrances and outside the ParkLife Café.

Latest News

Updated: 20th January 2018

Fortnightly Disco
Another disco for adults and teenagers with disabilities will be held on Monday 22nd January.


St.James Social Group
The group met again on Tuesday 16th January - the next meeting is on Tuesday 30th January.


FREE Legal Advice Clinic
Another FREE legal advice clinic was held on Friday 1st December - the next is on Friday 2nd February.


The Hub
This group met again on Thursday 11th January - the next meeting is on Thursday 8th February.


Couch to 5k
ParkLives has organised another FREE 10-week running course, which started Wednesday 10th January.


Festive Table Top Sale
FoSJP held a special festive Table Top Sale at St.James' Park on Saturday 16th December.
Visit our News page to catch up on news and events in and around the Park over the last few months.

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