2019 Friends of Brislington Brook Calendar

Friday 18 January 2019 – Evening Owl Prowl along Brislington Brook.
Time and Venue to be emailed to confirmed attendees.
Due to popular demand David Knowles and Paul Golledge from the Hawk and Owl Trust have agreed to run another FREE Owl Prowl along Brislington Brook. However, events like this can only be put on with your generous donations on the night.
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Saturday 19 January 2019 – Bramble Bash in St Annes Woods.
10am to 12pm. Meet St Anne’s Coop roundabout entrance.
First volunteer working party for 2019. It’s been 2 years since we last did a bramble bash on the slope behind St Annes Well. Please wear appropriate clothes and footwear. All equipment will be provided.
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Wednesday 06 February 2019 – Bi-monthly Steering Group Meeting.
7pm to 9pm. Bi-monthly steering group meeting held at The Club on Wick Road. Everyone is welcome to come along and join in.
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Saturday 09 February 2019 – Bramble Bash in St Anne’s Woods. [CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER]
10am-12pm Meet St Annes Coop roundabout entrance.
Finishing off the bramble bashing of last month! Our last chance, before nesting season, to clear the path between Lichfield Road Open Space and the valley floor by St Annes Well. Please wear appropriate clothing and bring gloves if you have them. Other tools will be provided.
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Sunday 24 February 2019 – Rescheduled Bramble Bash in St Anne’s Woods.
10am-12pm Meet St Annes Coop roundabout entrance.
Finishing off the bramble bashing of last month! Our last chance, before nesting season, to clear the path between Lichfield Road Open Space and the valley floor by St Annes Well. Please wear appropriate clothing and bring gloves if you have them. Other tools will be provided .
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Saturday 23 March 2019 – The BIG clean up Nightingale Valley 
10am to 12pm. Meeting Hill Lawn entrance to Nightingale Valley.
This months work party coincides with the Great Bristol Spring Clean 2019. All equipment will be provided. All we need are so willing volunteers to help keep our Woodland looking beautiful and rubbish free.
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Wednesday 03 April 2019 – Bi-Monthly Steering Group Meeting.
7pm to 9pm. Bi-monthly steering group meeting held at The Club on Wick Road. Everyone is welcome to come along and join in.
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Saturday 13 April 2019 – The BIG clean up of Brislington Brook.
10am to 12pm. Meet Coop entrance to St Annes Woods.
Clearing all the fallen trees from the brook and clearing as much litter from the valley floor before the woodland springs into life again.
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Saturday 04 May 2019 – Woodland Coppicing in Nightingale Valley.
10am to 12pm. Meeting at the Hill Lawn entrance to Nightingale Valley.
Repeating the work party of  May 2018, walking through Nightingale Valley, along the Brook edge, and thinning the sycamore. We will also bring litter picking equipment to clear the area as we go.
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Wednesday 22 May 2019 – Evening HB Pull.
6pm to 8pm. Meet Eastwings Scout Hut, St Annes Terrace.
The first 2019 Evening Himalayan Balsam pull in Nightingale Valley. The warmer & lighter evenings are back and the Himalayan Balsam is growing well in Nightingale Valley & St Annes Woods. Please wear sensible footwear and long sleeves/trousers.
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Sunday 02 June 2019 – Clearing The Steps in St Annes Woods.
10am to 12pm. Meeting St Annes Park car park, Newbridge Road.
There are lots of steps in St Anne’s Woods. Some of them are in need of a bit of a tidy up. FoBB want to make the woodland as accessible as possible so we will be clearing the overgrown steps and refinding some in the undergrowth. Gloves will be provided and limited tool but if you have a good rake like tool to clear stone steps please do bring it along.
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Wednesday 05 June 2019 – Bi-Monthly Steering Group Meeting.
7pm to 9pm. Bi-monthly steering group meeting held at The Club on Wick Road. Everyone is welcome to come along and join in.
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Wednesday 19 June 2019 – Evening HB Pull.
6pm to 8pm. Meet Eastwings Scout Hut, St Annes Terrace.
Evening Himalayan Balsam pull in Nightingale Valley. Please wear sensible footwear and long sleeves/trousers
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Wednesday 03 July 2019 – FoBB Summer Social.
7pm until late. Come and join us for a drink, some food, and a chat at the newly refurbished Langton Court in St Annes.
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Wednesday 17 July 2019 – Evening HB Pull.
6pm to 8pm. Meet Eastwings Scout Hut, St Annes Terrace.
Evening Himalayan Balsam pull in Nightingale Valley. Please wear sensible footwear and long sleeves/trousers
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Wednesday 07 August 2019 – Bi-Monthly Steering Group Meeting.
7pm to 9pm Bi-monthly steering group meeting held at The Club on Wick Road. Everyone is welcome to come along and join in.
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Wednesday 14 August 2019 – Evening HB Pull.
[CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER]
6pm to 8pm. Meet Eastwings Scout Hut, St Annes Terrace.
Last evening Himalayan Balsam pull in Nightingale Valley for 2019. Please wear sensible footwear and long sleeves/trousers
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Wednesday 04 September 2019 – Annual General Meeting (A.G.M)
7pm to 8:30pm. Held at The Club on Wick Road. Everyone is welcome to come along.
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Wednesday 02 October 2019 – Monthly Steering Group Meeting.
7pm to 9pm. Monthly steering group meeting held at The Club on Wick Road. Everyone is welcome to come along and join in.
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Wednesday 06 November 2019 – Monthly Steering Group Meeting.
7pm to 9pm. Monthly steering group meeting held at The Club on Wick Road. Everyone is welcome to come along and join in.
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Wednesday 04 December 2019 – Christmas Social.
Time & Venue to be confirmed.
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