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Sign-up to join the guided bat walk

Posted on by Geoffrey Bowden

Huw Morgan, Sussex Wild Life Trust‘s, Brighton and Hove Project Officer, will be conducting a guided tour of Queen’s Park to reveal the secrets of its resident bat population. Numbers for this event are strictly limited to 15 people and … Continue reading

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Second conducted Elm tree walk arranged

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The first conducted Elm collection walk, that took place in July was such a success, it is to be repeated in September. Peter Bourne, Brighton & Hove’s unofficial Elm Curator (pictured), has agreed to conduct another guided tour of the … Continue reading

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Sign up for guided Elm walk

Posted on by Geoffrey Bowden

Queen’s Park boasts one of the city’s best collections of elms according to Peter Bourne, Brighton and Hove’s self-styled Unofficial Elm Curator. Peter has agreed to conduct a guided tour of Queen’s Park’s elm collection on Saturday, 23rd July. Anyone … Continue reading

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Guided tour of Queen’s Park’s Elm collection

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Peter Bourne modestly describes himself on his LinkedIn profile as an “Unqualified Elm Researcher with 30 years experience.” In fact, he is one of the country’s acknowledged experts in the genus and is highly regarded by Brighton & Hove City Council, … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Tree planting volunteer day

Posted on by Geoffrey Bowden

The second tree planting volunteer day takes place on Saturday, 5th March. Volunteers will be supporting the Cityparks team planting eight saplings. The trees were purchased with funds awarded in successful bid to the Forestry Commission’s Urban Tree Challenge Fund. … Continue reading

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Play area consultation – have your say

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We are pleased to announce that, starting today, the City Council has launched a six week consultation on how to make the play area in Queen’s Park more accessible and shape its future for children and young people. The Friends … Continue reading

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Second tree planting volunteer day

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102 year-old Betty Hughes dropped by to support the Friends of Queen’ Park volunteers and Citypark’s Mark Syrett (seen on the right) who were out planting nine trees on Saturday. She told everyone, with a twinkle in her eye, that … Continue reading

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Friends of Queen’s Park AGM

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Meeting of the Friends of Queen’s Park. It will take place on Wednesday 16th February in the Queen’s Park Tennis Club. The meeting will start at 7 pm. This is a physical meeting and, while Government guidance on COVID restrictions have been … Continue reading

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Carols in the Park returns

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The first Carols in the Park since lockdown restrictions were lifted will return on Friday, 3rd December at the Royal Spa School, Queen’s Park. With the Salvation Army brass band providing the music, the Carols kick off at 6.30pm.  Mulled … Continue reading

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Kemptown Late Night Shopping: Thu 5 Dec

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Meriel Beattie writes to tell us: “A group of the independent shops, artists and cafes in the ‘village’ part of Kemptown (along St George’s Road) have formed a collective and are staging a Christmas Shopping evening this coming Thursday, December … Continue reading

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