Events


Next Committee Meeting

Thursday 28th January 2016 at 7.30pm

If you would like to raise anything at the meeting, please do speak to one of the committee, or e-mail us, ideally at least a week before this meeting.


Join the FORP for a morning of Bulb Planting

Wednesday 28th October 2015

Meet at the sports pavillion at 10am.

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Monthly Litter Picks - postponed until Spring 2016

1st Saturday of Every Month 10am

Meet up at the Sports Pavillion

Come and help us look after the park and be part of your community. Nothing strenuous and we'll be getting supplies from the council (litter picks, bags, gloves), but if you've got some of your own gloves that would also help.

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Annual General Meeting

Thursday 9th April 2015 at 7:30pm

Bitterne Park Baptist Church Hall (entrance in Wellington Rd), 49 Oak Tree Rd, Southampton, SO18 1PJ.

All Welcome - both members and non-members

We very much welcome new faces as we aim to make sure we represent local people and everyone who enjoys the sport, leisure and natural habitats at Riverside Park.  

Help us to conserve and develop Riverside Park for ourselves, local wildlife and future generations.



Annual General Meeting

Wednesday 27th February 2013 at 7:30pm

Bitterne Park Baptist Church Hall (entrance in Wellington Rd), 49 Oak Tree Rd, Southampton, SO18 1PJ.

The Friends of Riverside Park will be holding its annual general meeting. We'll be discussing events for the coming year and all matters concerning Riverside Park.

Non members are welcome and we're looking forward to seeing our existing members.


Join the FORP for a morning of Bulb Planting

Saturday 13th October @ 10am

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Annual General Meeting

Tuesday 15th February 2011

Date for your diary - The Friends of Riverside Park will be holding its annual general meeting on Tuesday 15th February 2011 at 8.00 p.m. at the Bitterne Park Baptist Church Hall, 49 Oak Tree Road, SO18 1PJ.

We will be discussing events for the coming year and all matters concerning Riverside Park.

We look forward to seeing as many members there as possible.


Weekly Walks

Weekly Walks - Suspended until Spring 2011

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Please join us for the Grand Opening of Woodmill Play Area

Sunday 23rd January @ 12pm

The refurbished and redeveloped play area will be officially opened by wildlife expert and television personality Chris Packham, in the presence of the Mayor of Southampton.

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Join the FORP for a morning of Bulb Planting

Saturday 6th November @ 10.30am

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Picnic in the Park

Sunday September 18th

Please click here for details

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Riverside Park Art's Event

18th - 20th September

Click here for details

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Weekly Walks

Starting Wednesday 10th June

Everyone welcome to join members for a walk around the park @ 1.30pm ('Weather permitting' meet at the Pavilion - View Map). Refreshments will be provided afterwards. A good way to meet new people in your local area.

Fitness & mobility levels of no consequence, as we will be going at a leisurely pace.

If this walk proves popular we shall look to repeat it on a weekly basis.

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Tea in the Park

19th July

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Join the FORP for a 'Dirty Weekend'

Sunday 7th June

In conjunction with the BBC, we shall be getting our hands dirty, planting trees & sowing wild flowers. There will also be children's activities and light refreshments will be available to purchase.

Don't miss the fun; the event will start at 2.30pm. Please come and support us, we will be meeting near the composting area (View Map - For further details click on the BBC icon below or contact us via the website)

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Spring Seed Sowing

Thursday 14th May

If you would like to help the FoRP to brighten up our park, we are having a wild flower seed sowing event on Thursday 14th May. We shall be meeting at the cricket pavilion at 3.30pm, depending on numbers the sowing should take approx 1hr. Equipment will be provided by the council.

If you require any further information or are interested in becoming one of the Friends of Riverside Park, please email theforp@gmail.com for details.

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Cobden Meadows Play Area Consultation Event

15th April 2009

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Volunteer Tasks in Southampton in 2008

Mansbridge Lock Preservation

Task will be led by the Inland Waterways Association. Task will involve mainly vegetation clearance. Meet at 10am at the White Swan Pub car park on Mansbridge Road. Bring outdoor clothing (long sleeves), sturdy footwear, a packed lunch and drinks.

Mansbridge Habitat Enhancement

Task will be led by the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trut. Vegetation clearance next to Mansbridge Open Space. Meet at 10am at the White Swan Pub car park.

If you are planning to attend any of the above tasks, please contact Polly Whyte, Project Officer to let her know. Email: PollyW@hwt.org.uk