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EVENTS DIARY
2020

Coronavirus: Covid 19: ALL EVENTS ARE CURRENTLY SUSPENDED


TUESDAY, 18th February

 

The River Wandle – Wildlife & Regeneration
Old Coulsdon Centre for the Retired, Grange Park, CR5 1EH (in the park, opposite Tudor Parade):
Refreshments at 7.15 for 7.30 p.m.
London Wildlife Trust Volunteer, Derek Coleman, will give an illustrated talk covering wildlife, citizen science and restoration projects along the river.
From being 'biologically dead' due to pollution forom many mills and output from sewage works, the River Wandle now supports a rich fauna and flora.
All are welcome.  
For further information, please email paulinepayne@btinternet.com or phone 01737 554449.


WEDNESDAY, 29th April

 

Changes to Croydon's Birds
Old Coulsdon Centre for the Retired, Grange Park, CR5 1EH (in the park, opposite Tudor Parade):
Refreshments at 7.15 for 7.30 p.m.
John Birkett, Croydon RSPB, will give an illustrated talk exploring changes to Croydon's bird population.
John is author of the book 'Two Centuries of Croydon's Birds'.
All are welcome.  
For further information, please email paulinepayne@btinternet.com or phone 01737 554449.


SATURDAY, 2nd May

 

Spring Quiz Night
Cameron Hall, Congregational Church, Canons Hill, Old Coulsdon CR5 1HB: 7 for 7.30 pm
Join us for a joint social and fundraising evening with East Coulsdon RA and Quizmaster Mark Cooper.
Tickets £12.50 for teams of up to 8 includes, fish, chicken or vegetarian supper, soft drinks, tea and coffee.
Contact: email paulinepayne@btinternet.com or phone 01737 554449 to book.


SUNDAY 3rd May

 

Farthing Downs & Happy Valley Spring Bird Walk – now confirmed
Meet Croydon RSPB's John Lawrence & the Friends at 10 a.m. in the Farthing Downs Car Park
   for a bird spotting morning around Farthing Downs and Happy Valley. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear suitable clothing and footwear.
To book (ESSENTIAL), email: paulinepayne@btinternet.com or phone 01737 554449.


SATURDAY, 4th July

 

Old Coulsdon Village Fair: Grange Park, Old Coulsdon, 12 to 4.30 pm
Friends committee members will be organising the stall and looking forward to meeting and talking to members and fair-goers about the work of the Friends and future projects.
For further information, please visit Rotary Club of Coulsdon Manor website.


SATURDAY, 28th August

 

Moth & Bat Night: Meet in Farthing Downs Car Park at 8.00 pm., led by Gill Peachey.
Enjoy a coffee and a bun and while the traps get busy, Gill will talk us through the previous evening's catch. There's always something new to see – which species will take the trophy for the highest numbers this year?
To book (ESSENTIAL), email: paulinepayne@btinternet.com or phone 01737 554449. (No dogs or children under 8 – Sorry.)


WEDNESDAY, 2nd September

 

All About Badgers
Old Coulsdon Centre for the Retired, Grange Park, CR5 1EH (in the park, opposite Tudor Parade):
Refreshments at 7.15 for 7.30 p.m.
Ian Tilbury of the East Surrey Badger Protection Society will give this illustrated talk covering the everyday life of badgers.
All are welcome.  
For further information, please email paulinepayne@btinternet.com or phone 01737 554449.


SATURDAY, 26th September

 

Autumn Quiz Night
Cameron Hall, Congregational Church, Canons Hill, Old Coulsdon CR5 1HB: 7 for 7.30 pm
As the evenings draw in, join the Friends for our polular joint social and fundraising evening with East Coulsdon RA and Quizmaster Mark Cooper.
Tickets £12.50 for teams of up to 8 includes, fish, chicken or vegetarian supper, soft drinks, tea and coffee.
Contact: email paulinepayne@btinternet.com or phone 01737 554449 to book.


WEDNESDAY, 28th October

 

Hedgehogs
Old Coulsdon Centre for the Retired, Grange Park, CR5 1EH (in the park, opposite Tudor Parade):
Refreshments at 7.15 for 7.30 p.m.
Illustrated talk by Dr Pat Morris of the British Hedgehog Society.
All are welcome.  
For further information, please email paulinepayne@btinternet.com or phone 01737 554449.


WEDNESDAY, 4th November

 

Annual General Meeting
Old Coulsdon Centre for the Retired, Grange Park (in the park, opposite Tudor Parade)
Guest Speaker (to be advised) 7.30 pm. Members, guests and local residents welcome.
Refreshments available at 8.30 pm to be followed by the AGM.
For further information, please email paulinepayne@btinternet.com or phone 01737 554449.