February 2018

FoSJP Gardening Team

  • February 28, 2018
  • 1:00 pm

The FoSJP Gardening Team meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday afternoons of each month, to help maintain and improve the planting in the Park.

FoSJP Gardening Team

  • February 14, 2018
  • 1:00 pm

The FoSJP Gardening Team meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday afternoons of each month, to help maintain and improve the planting in the Park.

January 2018

Green Flag Award

  • January 11, 2018
  • 11:42 am
July 2017 St.James' Park was once again awarded the Green Flag Award in July 2017. July 2016 St.James' Park was once again awarded the Green Flag Award in July 2016. July 2015 St.James' Park was once again awarded the Green Flag Award in July 2015. At a ceremony held in Ilford, Essex on Thursday 23rd July 2015, FoSJP Gardening Team members Nigel Fayle and Mike Sanderman represented St.James' Park as part of a group [...]

December 2017

Festive Table Top Sale

  • December 16, 2017
  • 10:49 am

St.James’ Park hosted a special Festive Table Top Sale.

Volunteer Event

  • December 9, 2017
  • 12:00 am
FoSJP invited all our volunteers - past, present, or future - to join us in the ParkLife Community Room for a festive celebration of all that we achieved in 2017, with team updates and seasonal music, accompanied by home‑baked goods, mulled wine, and hot drinks.

Shirley Local History Group – Autumn 2017 Public History Talk #3

  • December 3, 2017
  • 12:00 am
Shirley Local History Group - Autumn 2017 Public History Talk #3 "Shirley and the Railway: Stories, Myths and Maps" Speaker: Vicki Stacey (Shirley Local History Group) There was a packed house for this final talk of the Autumn 2017 series, as more than 50 people enjoyed Vicki's presentation about railway schemes that almost went through Shirley. The talk [...]

November 2017

FoSJP Special General Meeting

  • November 28, 2017
  • 12:00 am
FoSJP Special General Meeting FoSJP held an SGM at the ParkLife Community Room to discuss a proposal from the FoSJP Committee that FoSJP becomes a registered charity (Charitable Incorporated Organisation) with a wider membership.

Free Legal Advice Clinic

  • November 3, 2017
  • 11:20 am
Free Legal Advice Clinic FoSJP organised another monthly FREE Legal Advice Clinic at the ParkLife Community Room.

October 2017

ParkLives – Try Tennis

  • October 12, 2017
  • 12:00 am

As part of the ParkLives Healthy Living initiative, Active Nation! organised a series of FREE tennis coaching sessions at St.James’ Park.

Southampton Park Awards 2007

  • October 11, 2017
  • 3:33 pm
October 2007 Park100 - Outstanding Park Event award The Park Awards event, held on 3rd October, was organised bySouthampton City Council to celebrate the work done in parks across Southampton. FoSJP won the Outstanding Park Event award for the Park100 event held in July 2007. The Award was presented by the Mayor of Southampton. Congratulations also to the FoSJP Chair, [...]

Free Legal Advice Clinic

  • October 6, 2017
  • 12:00 am
Free Legal Advice Clinic FoSJP organised another monthly FREE Legal Advice Clinic at the ParkLife Community Room.

Shirley Local History Group – Autumn 2017 Public History Talk #1

  • October 1, 2017
  • 12:00 am
Shirley Local History Group - Autumn 2017 Public History Talk #1 "Hill and Shirley - Newly Discovered Records of the Mediaeval Manor" Speaker: Tom Olding (University of Winchester) Tom gave a fascinating overview of the Mediaeval Rolls for the Manor of Hill & Shirley, which were recently donated to the Southampton Archives. The talk was attended by 40 people, [...]

September 2017

Memory Lane

  • September 15, 2017
  • 12:00 am
Shirley Local History Group - Memory Lane The Shirley Local History Group held its first Memory Lane event at the ParkLife Community Room in St.James' Park, which was aimed at an older generation of local people to come and share memories. This session was attended by 11 people, who shared reminiscences of Shirley, stories, photographs, and even MBE medals.

August 2017

Park Days

  • August 3, 2017
  • 12:00 am

As part of the ParkLives Healthy Living initiative, Active Nation! organised a series of FREE Summer Holiday Park Days in St.James’ Park, with FREE activities for all the family, such as rounders, kabaddi, boccia, football, tennis, badminton, and dodgeball.

July 2017

International Family Day

  • July 16, 2017
  • 12:00 am
As part of Bringing Families Together,a Lottery‑funded initiative, FoSJP organised an International Family Day at St.James' Park on a sunny Sunday in July. Hundreds of people flooded in to enjoy a wide range of entertainment from choirs to belly dancing, international food stalls, and a wide range of vendors and free activities. The atmosphere on the day was fantastic - a perfect day in the Park and showing [...]

Weekly Couch to 5k Sessions

  • July 12, 2017
  • 12:49 pm
Following the success of earlier such courses from January to April 2017, Active Nation! organised another FREE 10‑week beginner's course in running, starting from Wednesday 12th July, in St.James' Park.