What's On  

Every Friday: Walk 4 Life - Walking for Health. Meet at 2pm on Friday at Tent Peg Lane car park, off Crest View Drive, Petts Wood BR5 1BY for a walk around Jubilee Country Park (and sometimes beyond) lasting approximately 60 to 90 minutes. Organised by the Ramblers and Macmillan Cancer Support.

Every Monday: Get Involved - Conservation Work Party. Meet on Monday at 10am excluding bank holidays and August.

Events for November 2019 to March 2020

Please keep an eye out for changes or cancellations.  Walks may be cancelled in the event of bad weather.
To contact us on the day of the event, please call 07840 542261.

November 2019

Thursday 7th Join us on a visit to Waldo Road reuse and recycling centre to see how Bromley Council processes our waste and recyclable materials.  Meet at 10.15 at the entrance to the site in The Avenue, Bromley BR1 2BS for our visit to the Central Depot at 10.30am.  The 336 bus stops close to the entrance (stops D and E) and Bickley railway station is 0.5 miles away.   Limited parking is available in The Avenue.   

December 2019  

Saturday 28th  ‘Winter Walk’  Join us for a walk around Jubilee Country Park looking at the Park in winter.   Led by John Bruce, an expert in the flora of the wildlife of the Park.  Meet at Blackbrook Lane car park, BR2 8AY (near the entrance to Bromley High School) at 10.30am. The walk should last about an hour,  Please wear footwear suitable for rough or muddy terrain.  Well behaved dogs are welcome!   In the event of bad weather please call John on 07956 801761.

January 2020

Thursday 16th January   Join us at our annual Quiz Night in the Garden Room, St Augustine’s Church, Southborough Lane, Bromley BR2 8AT at 7.30pm.  Led by Jennie Randall, assisted by Christine Berkshire.  A fun social event to raise funds for the work of the Friends of Jubilee Country Park.  Nibbles, tea and coffee provided – you’re welcome to bring your own drinks too.  Teams of up to 6 people – make up a team, or come along on your own, or with others, and make up a team on the night.  No need to book.  Entry £5 per person.  For further information call 07840 542261.

February 2020

Thursday 27th  Ashley Leiman who founded the Orangutan Foundation in 1990 will tell us about Oangutans and the work of the foundation.  The Foundation’s aim is to ensure the survival of the critically endangered orangutan and its globally important habitat, the tropical forests of Borneo and Sumatra, together with the fauna and flora they contain.  Meet in the Garden Room of St. Augustine’s Church, Southborough Lane, Bromley BR2 8AT at 2pm.  Refreshments will be served at the start of the meeting.  Entry is free but a donation of £3 towards the cost of running the event and the work of the Friends would be welcomed.

March 2020

Saturday 14th March  Coffee morning
at Petts Wood Methodist Church, Queensway, Petts Wood BR5 1EB.  Take a break from shopping and join us from 10.00am until noon for homemade cakes and refreshments.  Everyone is welcome!

Thursday 19th March  Our AGM
will follow an illustrated talk about the ‘History of the Countryside’ by Ian Wright, who is a Senior Conservation and Community Ranger with idverde.  Ian has worked in the countryside for many years and his talk will be both entertaining as well as informative.  We will also hear from our Community Manager about the conservation work carried out by volunteers in the Park during the last year.  The meeting will start at 7:30pm in the Garden Room, St. Augustine’s Church, Southborough Lane, Bromley BR2 8AT.  Refreshments will be served at the start of the meeting.

Other Events:

Local events organised by the RSPB can be found on their website here.

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, 2011

A Stroll round Southborough by Bill Welch:  March 24, 2011

Small Mammals by Bill Welch:  February 13, 2011

Bat and Moth walk by Bill Welch: July 2017

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