What's On in Jubilee Country Park

Every Friday - Walk 4 Life. 
 

Walking for Health. Meet at 2pm every Friday at Tent Peg Lane car park, off Crest View Drive, Petts Wood BR5 1BY for a gentle stroll around Jubilee Country Park (and sometimes beyond) lasting approximately 1-1 1/4 hours. Organised by the Ramblers and Macmillan Cancer Support. 
   


Every Monday

 

Volunteers - meet every Monday at 10am (excluding Bank Holidays and the month of August) to help with the management of the park and to carry out conservation work under the guidance of Andrew Harby our site manager from idverde for Bromley Council.

The work programme and meeting point can be found on notice boards in the park, on our website www.jubileecountrypark.btck.co.uk, please see the "Volunteer" page, or by calling us on 07840 542261.

                                                                                                                                                 

Locations of most meeting points can be found from the 'Locations' page.  

To contact us on the day of the event, please call 07840 542261.                                                             

August 2018

Mon 6th   Wheelchair Walk for the residents of Southmore Court. Owing to the very hot weather it has been decided to postpone this walk until later in the year. 
 
Sat 18th    Coffee morning at Petts Wood Methodist Church, Queensway, Petts Wood BR5 1EB. 
Take a break from shopping and join us from 10am until noon for cakes and refreshments.    

Tues 21st   ‘Bat Walk’  Join us for an evening walk at dusk to look for Bats that fly in the Park.  Led by Sue Holland, Community Manager with idverde. Meet at Blackbrook Lane car park, next to Bromley High School, BR1 2TW at 8.15pm. The event will not take place in bad weather - please call 07733 004248 for confirmation on the day.  No dogs please.

September 2018

Thurs 13th   Mary Wheeler and Peter Woodward of Chislehurst Commons
will talk about the history, ecology, maintenance and management of the Commons. Meet in the Garden Room, St. Augustine’s Church, Southborough Lane, Bromley BR2 8AT at 7.30pm. Refreshments available.  Entry is free but a donation of £3 towards the cost of running the event and the work of the Friends would be welcomed.
 
Sun 23rd   'Open House London'
Discover the hidden history of Jubilee Country Park, Local Nature Reserve  From Bishop’s hunting ground to farmland, golf course to World War II Heavy Anti-Aircraft Gun Site, hear fascinating, often humorous, tales of past times. Led by Jennie Randall, local historian. Meet at Tent Peg Lane car park, offCrest View Drive, Petts Wood BR5 1BY at 10.30am.

October 2018

Wed 10th  ‘Lichens – what they are, where they’re found and how to identify them’.  Dr Ishpi Blatchley
of the British Lichen Society will tell us about these fascinating organisms which come in many sizes, colours and forms.  Meet in the Garden Room, St. Augustine’s Church, Southborough Lane, Bromley BR2 8AT at 7.30pm.  Refreshments available.  Entry
is free but a donation of £3 towards the cost of running the event and the work of the Friends would be welcomed.
 

Tues 16th Join us for a walk from Petts Wood to Five Arch Bridge, Foots Cray Meadows.  This is a very pleasant walk of about 4 miles following the London Loop through Petts Wood and Scadbury Park.  Meet at Tent Peg Lane car park, off Crest View Drive, Petts Wood BR5 1BY at 10am.  Bring a picnic or stop at Sidcup Place for lunch.  Walk back to Petts Wood, return by public transport of continue to Bexley Village, a further 3 miles.                                          

Other Events

Local events organised by the RSPB can be found on their website at:

http://www.rspb.org.uk/groups/bromley/events/ 


LINKS to WALK EXPERIENCES

Bill Welch, one of our regular walkers, has made illustrated notes of some of the walks on his blog. If you would like a taste of what is to come then follow the links.

History Walk: by Bill Welch:  April 18                                  
A Stroll round Southborough by Bill Welch:  March 24
Small Mammals by Bill Welch:  February 13








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