Events attended in 2003 by The Friends of Brickfields Country Park

Brickfields Country Park volunteers attended the following events during 2003 with the display stand and several fund raising games, to bring the Park and the work of the volunteers to the public's attention.  For further details E-mail


Saturday 3rd to Monday 5th May Aldershot Army Show. Held on the Queen's Parade Recreation Ground off Queens Avenue, Aldershot and organised by the Army and Rushmoor Borough Council, the Aldershot Army Show was back for May 2003, after a 20 year absence following the very successful Queens Jubilee celebrations last year.  Two main elements for this event were the Aldershot Horse Show which ran for all 3 days and the Army Open Day which we attended on the Monday only.  A very good event of fun and excitement for all the family with a Dog Show, Arena displays, Static displays, Car Show, Arts and Crafts, Local history exhibition, Environmental interest groups, Bands, Dance, Sports Club displays, Children's entertainment / rides, Funfair, Mobile Farm / Pets Corner, Pony Rides, Land Train, Face Painting, Balloon Modelling, Ski Slope, Skateboard Demonstrations, Climbing Wall, Catering, Beer Tent, and much more.
For further information on next year's event, contact the Show Secretary on 01252 349036.


Saturday 10th May Bells Piece Horticulture Open Day. Again a very popular event held every year at Bells Piece Horticulture, Hale Road, Farnham.  Many local conservation, interest and wildlife organisations, cafeteria, games, with garden plants at bargain prices from this popular horticulture charity.  The weather was not to good with several showers during the day, but all in all an interesting day.  We took the display stand and relevant leaflets to show the public the work of our volunteers and tell them about the park, generating quite a lot of interest.
For further information on next year's event phone Mr. B. Lake on 01252 714271.


Sunday 6th July Brickfields Country Park Annual Fun Day. Held in the park, Boxalls Lane, Aldershot, featured this year the Farnborough All Stars Cycling Club, with a "Cyclo-cross" and cycle skills course, where youngsters tried their skills against the cycle obstacle course and got advice on riding safely.  All the usual attractions including Bouncy Castle, tombola, kiddy rides, cake stall, hot and cold refreshments, quizzes, wildlife displays and stalls from local environment groups and more.

We were sponsored again this year by The Hire Center, in St. Joseph's Road Aldershot, who kindly help out with a large diesel generator to provide the electricity for the Fun Day.  Without the help of local companies we would at times be unable to do some of our work in the park and also stage events like the Fun Day.  Our grateful thanks go to them.

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For further information on next year's event email

Sunday 20th July The Rushmoor Green Family Fun Day. Princes Hall and gardens, Princes Way, Aldershot.  A FREE event, organised by Rushmoor Borough Council, flower displays, free children's activities, pick up bargain plants for the garden and discover how to become greener.  This years theme was "From Back gardens to Rainforests" with several presentations by Chris Packham on "Back Garden Nature Reserves".  Also in attendance was be naturalist Dave Shaw.  Fuchsia show, flower demonstrations, circus skills workshops, Alder Valley Brass Band, Splodge workshop, Solar / pedal powered acoustic cafe and lots more.  Something for everyone and it was FREE!.
For further information on next years event phone Karen Fryer on 01252 398764 , or Les Murrell on 01252 398538.


Sunday 3rd August RSPCA Sixth Annual Gala Day & Fun Dog Show. The Mytchett Center, Mytchett Road, Camberley.  Dog show, dog agility show, craft stalls, charity stalls, bar, hot & cold food, refreshments, bouncy castle, kids play area and lots more entertainment.
For further information on next year's event phone Sally Maple on 01252 658150.


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