2017 Programme

     

    We will be adding more events, so please come back and check again.


    May
    Friends Group Annual General Meeting. Thursday May 4th.7pm St Catherine’s School, Firshill Crescent, S4 7BX.

    Book Launch - 'The Lost Village of Parkwood Springs', by Barbara Warsop. Tuesday 9th May 6.30pm. Hillsborough Arena, Middlewood Road, S6 4HA. All welcome.

    Forest Garden Gardening Session led by Tim Shortland – Saturday May 13th 11am until 2:00pm. Meet at 10:45am at the car-park on Cooks Wood Road/Shirecliffe Road. Break at 1:00pm – bring own drink/snack or food to share. 

    Local history walk - Thursday May 18th 6.30pm until about 8.30pm. Led by Neill Schofield, we will explore part of Parkwood Springs, Roe Wood and Crabtree Ponds. Meet at 6.30pm at the car park on Cooks Wood Road/Shirecliffe Road.

    Conservation Session – Saturday May 20th 10am until 12:30 with break for a cuppa. Meet at 10am at the car-park on Cooks Wood Road/Shirecliffe Road.

    'Mammals - tracks, trails and signs' - Saturday May 27th from 10am until about 12.30. A walk with the Sorby Natural History Society to find signs of mammals on Parkwood Springs. Meet at 10am at the car-park on Cooks Wood Road/Shirecliffe Road.

    June
    Forest Garden Gardening Session led by Tim Shortland – Saturday June 10th 11am until 2:00pm. Meet at 10:45am at the car-park on Cooks Wood Road/Shirecliffe Road. Break at 1:00pm – bring own drink/snack or food to share.

    Visit to Landfill Site to see restoration in process - Wednesday 14th June. Meet at 2pm at Viridor offices, Parkwood Road. Bookings only - please email parkwood.springs@gmail.com to book a place. Wear boots or stout shoes.

    Conservation Session – Saturday June 17th 10am until 12:30 with
    break for a cuppa. Meet at 10am at the car-park on Cooks Wood
    Road/Shirecliffe Road.

    Wardsend Cemetery 160th Anniversary Event, hosted by the Friends of Wardsend Cemetery - Sunday June 24th 2pm - 5pm. Wardsend Cemetery, the very end of Livesey Street, S6 2ET.

    July
    Forest Garden Gardening Session led by Tim Shortland – Saturday July 8th 11am until 2:00pm. Meet at 10:45am at the car-park on Cooks Wood Road/Shirecliffe Road. Break at 1:00pm – bring own drink/snack or food to share.

    Friends Group Open Meeting - Thursday 13th July at 7pm (tea and coffee from 6.30pm). St Catherine's School, Firshill Crescent, S4 7BX

    August
    Forest Garden Gardening Session led by Tim Shortland – Saturday August 12th 11am until 2:00pm. Meet at 10:45am at the car-park on Cooks Wood Road/Shirecliffe Road. Break at 1:00pm – bring own drink/snack or food to share.

    September
    Forest Garden Gardening Session led by Tim Shortland – Saturday September 9th 11am until 2:00pm. Meet at 10:45am at the car-park on Cooks Wood Road/Shirecliffe Road. Break at 1:00pm – bring own drink/snack or food to share.

    Walk - Parkwood Springs to Hillsborough Park. Wednesday September 13th. Meet at 2pm at Pitsmoor Post Office, 509 Pitsmoor Road, S3 9AU. A 3 1/2 mile, 2 1/2 hour linear walk as part of Sheffield Walking Festival. A walk over Parkwood Springs with its amazing views to the unique historical Wardsend Cemetery, and on to two interesting old houses. Jointly with the Friends of Wardsend Cemetery.

    Conservation Session – Saturday September 16th 10am until 12:30 with break for a cuppa. Meet at 10am at the car-park on Cooks Wood Road/Shirecliffe Road.

    October
    Beacons Lantern Procession Saturday October 14th. Procession
    begins at 5:45pm on the playing field next to the car park on Cooks
    Wood Road/Shirecliffe Road.

    Forest Garden Gardening Session led by Tim Shortland – Saturday October 14th 11am until 2:00pm. Meet at 10:45am at the car-park on Cooks Wood Road/Shirecliffe Road. Break at 1:00pm – bring own drink/snack or food to share.

    Conservation Session - Saturday October 21st 10am until 12:30 with
    break for a cuppa. Meet at 10am at the car-park on Cooks Wood
    Road/Shirecliffe Road.

    November
    Forest Garden Gardening Session led by Tim Shortland – Saturday November 11th 11am until 2:00pm. Meet at 10:45am at the car-park on Cooks Wood Road/Shirecliffe Road. Break at 1:00pm – bring own drink/snack or food to share.

    Conservation Session - Saturday November 18th 10am until 12:30 with break for a cuppa. Meet at 10am at the car-park on Cooks Wood Road/Shirecliffe Road.

    December
    Forest Garden Gardening Session led by Tim Shortland – Saturday December 9th 11am until 2:00pm. Meet at 10:45am at the car-park on Cooks Wood Road/Shirecliffe Road. Break at 1:00pm – bring own drink/snack or food to share.
     

    Everyone is welcome at our events. For more information, or to join the Friends Group, please email parkwood.springs@googlemail.com

    'The Bird and The Boy' (Rutland Road)                                                                                 The 'Spirit of Parkwood' sculpture.