Friends of St.James' Park

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Welcome to the Friends of St.James' Park website!


Coming Soon...!

Sat 7 Mar Crafty Saturday
Sat 7 Mar Youth Sports Club
Sun 8 Mar Rugby League Training
Tue 10 Mar Emotional First Aid 3
Wed 11 Mar Gardening Team
Sat 14 Mar Bike Doctor at the Park
See Calendar page for weekly events
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Updated: 24th February 2015


Easter Event - Easter Monday, 6th April

FoSJP is organ‑ising a special Easter Monday EGGStravORGANza event at St.James' Park, with fairground organs providing musical entertainment, steam traction engine rides, a children's roundabout, and an Easter Egg Trail.

Easter Monday, 6th April
11.00am - 4.00pm

St.James' Park
A selection of the fairground organs that will be playing at the Park


Easter Egg Trail - Easter Weekend, Friday 3rd to Monday 6th April

The Easter Egg Trail, for both adults and children, will run throughout the Easter weekend. Trail sheets will be available for a small fee from the ParkLife Café, where small prizes for successfully completing the trail can also be claimed, during normal opening hours.
Easter Weekend, Friday 3rd April to Monday 6th April
9.00am - 5.00pm

St.James' Park

Events News

Updated: 16th February 2015

photo from Tee in the Park, July 2008 NEW Plans are under way for this Summer's event, to be organised by St.James' Park Sports/Events, starting with a competition to guess what the event might be...

Visit our Recent News page to find out more...!

History News

Updated: 1st March 2015

Shirley Heritage Project logo NEW Good news! We're very excited to announce that the FoSJP History Research Group's book, "St.James' Park, from Shirley Rec to Renovation, 1907 - 2014", has now been published!

Visit our History News page to find out more!

Community News

Updated: 17th February 2015

NEW We're pleased to announce that following the Cycle to Freedom event on Sunday 8th February, St.James' Park is now the venue for weekly Cycle to Freedom sessions, aimed at encouraging families to get out and ride.

Starting from 15th February, there'll be sessions every Sunday, 11.00am to 12.30pm. During the winter months, there'll be free soup and a roll for all those who turn up with a bike and sign in!

Visit our Community Groups page to find out more!

NEW We're delighted to announce the return of the Coxford Tigers Youth Rugby League Club to St.James' Park, as they've resumed giving FREE weekly training sessions for 6-14 year old children from Sunday 1st March.

During most of March, sessions will be held on Sunday afternoons, then after the clocks go forward, sessions will revert to Tuesday evenings as per 2014's successful series.

Visit our Community Groups page to find out more!

Keep an eye on our Latest News section on this page, and our regularly updated Calendar and News pages, to keep track of all that's happening at St.James' Park. Also check the noticeboards at St.James' Park - by the SE and NW Entrances and outside the ParkLife Café.

Latest News

Updated: 6th March 2015

Crafty Saturday
FoSJP ran another FREE craft session on Saturday 7th February - the next is on Saturday 7th March.


Youth Sports Club
Another session was held on Saturday 21st February - the next is on Saturday 7th March.


Bike Doctor at the Park
Another bicycle maintenance session was held on Saturday 14th February - the next is on Saturday 14th March.


Emotional First Aid
This six-week course started on Tuesday 24th February, and continues every week until Tuesday 31st March.


FREE Legal Advice Clinic
Another FREE legal advice clinic was held on Friday 6th March - the next is on Friday 3rd April.


Youth Rugby League
Coxford Tigers FREE weekly training for 6‑14 year olds started again on Sunday 1st March.


Cycle to Freedom
Weekly family cycling‑related meet‑ups at the ParkLife Café started on Sunday 22nd February.


ParkLife Café Manager
The deadline for applications for the ParkLife Café Manager position was Wednesday 4th March.


Visit our News page to catch up on news and events in and around the Park over the last few months.

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