November 2010

October 2010

July 2010

Bourne Avenue Street Party

  • July 10, 2010
  • 12:00 am

The FoSJP History Stall was on display at the Bourne Avenue Residents’ Street Party celebrations.

Start in the Park!

  • July 10, 2010
  • 12:00 am

A ceremony to celebrate the start of restoration and improvement works in the Park.

June 2010

FoSJP Family Walk

  • June 13, 2010
  • 12:00 am

An historically-themed family walk from St.James’ Park to Shirley Pond.

May 2010

“St.James’ Park in World War II”

  • May 23, 2010
  • 12:00 am

University of Southampton student project A group of students from the University’s History department presented the results of their research on the history of St.James’ Park during World War II.

April 2010

Easter SpEGGtacular!

  • April 5, 2010
  • 12:00 am

A fun family event, including three separate Easter Egg trails, arts & crafts activities, and an Easter Bonnet parade judged by the Easter Bunny!

March 2010

January 2010

7th Hantsweb Awards 2010 – Shortlisted

  • January 10, 2010
  • 3:13 pm
January 2010 In January 2010, the FoSJP website was shortlisted in two categories for the7th Hantsweb Awards. These awards celebrate excellence in website design, accessibility, and service, and are open to any website based in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. We didn't reach the final, but we were very pleased to have been shortlisted.

December 2009

Shirley Heritage Project – Public Talk #3

  • December 6, 2009
  • 12:00 am

Shirley Heritage Project – Public Talk #3 “The Rescuers – Women and Philanthropy in the 19th Century” Speaker: Dr Jane McDermid “Charity begins in a Home – The Charitable Buildings around the Park” Speaker: Mary South

November 2009

Southampton City Council Certificate of Congratulation 2009

  • November 8, 2009
  • 3:25 pm
November 2009 Helen Saward from SCC and the FoSJP delegation show off the certificate In recognition of achieving the £1.5 millionfunding from the Heritage Lottery Fund andSouthampton City Council, Friends of St.James' Park was awarded an official Certificate of Congratulation from the council. A delegation from FoSJP was invited to a full Council cabinet meeting in November 2009, where [...]

October 2009

Green Nose Day

  • October 17, 2009
  • 12:00 am

A fun afternoon of environmentally-themed activities, organised by a sub-committee of local 11 year olds.

July 2009

The Big Lunch

  • July 19, 2009
  • 12:00 am

FoSJP joined forces with neighbours of the Park to have a fun-filled lunch in the Park, as part of a simultaneous lunch event across Britain, where the local community was invited to “bring and share” a lunch.

May 2009

St.James’ Park History Exhibition

  • May 16, 2009
  • 12:00 am

Shirley Parish Hall played host to an exhibition of historical information related to the Park and its surrounding area.

Fun, Sports & BBQ

  • May 3, 2009
  • 12:00 am

An afternoon of fun and sports in the Park, with a barbecue and the FoSJP Kiosk providing refreshments, and a host of activities for all ages.