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.

Picnic in the Park

  • July 8, 2017
  • 12:00 am
Friends of St.James' Park hosted a "bring your own" picnic at St.James' Park as part of Have a Field Day, a national celebration of public parks organised by the charity Fields in Trust in partnership with 38 Degrees.

June 2017

Ditch the Stabilisers

  • June 2, 2017
  • 12:00 am

My Journey organised two more FREE cycling courses at St.James’ Park for young children aged 3 years and up.

April 2017

Tai Chi Session

  • April 29, 2017
  • 12:00 am

To help celebrate World Tai Chi Day, everyone was invited to a Tai Chi FREE taster session at St.James’ Park.

Weekly Boxercise Sessions

  • April 27, 2017
  • 12:00 am

As part of the ParkLives Healthy Living initiative, Active Nation! organised FREE weekly Boxercise sessions at St.James’ Park, combining exercise and boxing using gloves and pads, with a fully trained instructor, starting from Thursday 27th April.

Ditch the Stabilisers

  • April 21, 2017
  • 12:00 am

My Journey organised another FREE cycling course at St.James’ Park for young children aged 3 years and up.

Easter EGGStravORGANza

  • April 17, 2017
  • 12:00 am

FoSJP organ‑ised a special Easter Monday EGGStravORGANza event atSt.James’ Park, with fairground organs, steam traction engine rides, a children’s roundabout, swingboats, a bouncy castle, and more, and an Easter Egg Trail which ran over the whole Easter Weekend.

Weekly Couch to 5k Sessions

  • April 5, 2017
  • 12:00 am

Following the success of two earlier such courses from January to March 2017, Active Nation! organised another FREE 10‑week beginner’s course in running, starting from Wednesday 5th April, in St.James’ Park.

March 2017

February 2017

Boot Camp Session

  • February 16, 2017
  • 12:00 am

As part of the ParkLives Healthy Living initiative, Active Nation! organised a FREE Boot Camp fun workout session at St.James’ Park.

Dementia Friends – Information Session

  • February 13, 2017
  • 12:00 am
Dementia Friends - Information Session FoSJP is pleased to support a campaign to tackle the stigma and lack of understanding around dementia. Pam Robinson, a local Dementia Friends Champion volunteer, ran a FREE "Dementia Friends" Information Session in the ParkLife Community Room.

January 2017

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