Brickfields Country Park - Dates for 2020

"Come along and see us"

Regular work dates | Event dates

FBCP welcome involvement from the public as occasional volunteers or members.  Work parties are usually held in the park on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month (except January) from 1:30pm onwards (12:30 in the winter, see below), but do check with the task date calendar below first as some work dates do change.  We meet in the centre of the park at our storage container.  No special skills are needed, just some strong footwear! and a willingness to contribute to your environment.  The work covers many topics from pond clearance to path building and more, we are insured for public liability, tools and refreshments are provided and safety is covered before starting.  For details E-mail

 

Task & Event dates scheduled for 2020 are -
(Dates subject to change as event notifications or cancellations are received)

Work Dates - 2020

With the Daylight Savings Time change, winter task periods start at 12:30pm, reverting to the normal start time of 1:30pm for the summer.
Tuesday 14th January - Members general meeting 8:00pm,  for details E-mail
January5th, 19thFebruary2nd, 16thMarch1st, 15th
April (tba) - Annual General Meeting 8:00pm,  for details E-mail
April5th, 19thMay3rd, 17thJune7th, 21st
Sunday 5th JulyBrickfields Park Funday - see main listing below
July (tba) - Members General Meeting 8:00pm,  for details E-mail
July5th, 19thAugust2nd, 16thSeptember6th, 20th
October (tba) - Members General Meeting 8:00pm,  for details E-mail
October4th, 18thNovember1st, 15thDecember6th, 20th

 

Event Dates - 2020

Further events in 2020 to be advised.

Regular work dates | Event datestop


Funday 2107 Sunday 5th July, Brickfields Country Park - Fun Day. - 11am to 4pm,  (location map for GU11 3QJ) With farm animals, wildlife rescues, stalls and displays from local environmental and wildlife groups, hot and cold refreshments, games, quizzes, cuddly toy tombola, cake stall and our own brand "Brickfields Park" jams, a very popular item.  Coffee and Tea from our refreshments are all "Fair Trade" products.  The mobile farm display is still a very popular attraction drawing young and old to the interactive display of Ducks, Goats, Geese, Rabbits, Chickens, Pigs and many other farmyard animals.

This year will be the 35th year since the opening of Brickfields Country Park by Colin Balchin the Mayor in 1985, and the 28th for The Brickfields Friends group.  New exhibitor stalls, games and competitions will be run again this year.

Exhibitor space is now open for booking at this years event, email for details, early booking is recommended. Wildlife groups and organisations are especially welcome to participate in our Funday for the local community in one of the UK's least known urban wildlife parks, one of Aldershot's gems.

Participants already booked for this years event are -

  • Guard the cakes !The Friends of Brickfields Country Park - with our information stand about wildlife in the park, hot and cold refreshments, cake stall and our own brand "Brickfields Park" jams, all made from fruit picked in Brickfields Park.  The park is used on a regular basis by local schools for nature studies and is open every day of the year, so please help us to keep the park tidy

Our 2019 sponsors were -

  • Brandon Tool Hire, Aldershot (website) - electrical facilities.
  • Rushmoor Borough Council (website) - leaflets, publicity and toilets.

We must again thank our sponsors for their continued help, as without the help of our local businesses and organisations we would at times be unable to do some of our work in the park and to stage events like the Fun Day.  Our grateful thanks go to them.


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