March 2018

Group Visit to Hartley Library & Archive

  • March 23, 2018
  • 10:50 am
  • Hartley Library, Southampton
23 March 10:50–13:00: Group Visit to Hartley Library & Archives Join the Shirley Local History Group on a group visit to look at the wealth of local history information at the University of Southampton archives. Meet in the library foyer at 10.50am. FREE, but booking essential as places are limited. Please contact us on history@fosjp.org.uk or via [...]

Group Visit to Hartley Library & Archive

  • March 23, 2018
  • 10:50 am
  • Hartley Library, Southampton
29 April. 2-4 pm; Historical Walk around Southampton Common Following Mary South's entertaining Autumn Talk on the history of Southampton Common, come along and join Mary and the Shirley Local History Group on a historical walk around Southampton Common. Meet at the Hawthorns Visitor Centre at 2 pm. Duration approximately 2 hours. FREE but booking [...]

Free Face-painting workshop by FoSJP

  • March 20, 2018
  • 7:00 pm
  • St.James' Park, Southampton
Learn how to do the basic Facepainting with us in Friends of St. James' Park. We will be following step by step recipes and we will have a really good time in the process! These sessions are free, but we are hoping in return you wouldn't mind volunteering for an hour or so at one [...]

FoSJP Gardening Team

  • March 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.

Serendipity Group

  • March 13, 2018
  • 11:00 am
  • St.James Park
Serendipity Group St James Park, Shirly Great way to meet new people with Autism like you All adults welcome young or old (18+) This social group is led by community group staff and volunteers Meetings are every 2nd Tuesday (11am to 1pm) in the community room behind the café St James Park, St James Road, [...]

Free Face-painting workshop by FoSJP

  • March 12, 2018
  • 7:00 pm
  • St.James' Park, Southampton
Learn how to do the basic Facepainting with us in Friends of St. James' Park. We will be following step by step recipes and we will have a really good time in the process! These sessions are free, but we are hoping in return you wouldn't mind volunteering for an hour or so at one [...]

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.

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