Friends of Apex Park

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this page will be updated during the year

 

 

Weds 1st Feb -  Friends group meeting at the Apex Park Office 2pm

 

Tues 7th Mar -   Great British Spring Clean. The Friends will be litter picking around

                          the park from 10am to 2pm. Anyone is more than welcome to join in

                          and help out at any point during this time. All volunteers will be

                          provided bags and litter pickers.

 

Wed 22nd Mar - Friends group meeting at the Apex Park Office 2pm

 

 

Wed 5th April -  Sedgemoor Model Boat Club Wednesday evening meetings begin

                         and continue every week until the end of August. See website for

                         details; www.sedgemoormbc.webeden.co.uk

 

 

Sun 9th April -  Mutt Strutt Burnham and Highbridge dog walkers will be out in force

                        for this year's annual event in the Park. Owners and their pooches are

                        welcome to join the 2.5 mile walk during the mornng in order to raise

                        money for RSPCA North Somerset branch, based at Brent Knoll.

 

Sat 22nd April -  St Georges fun day. Unfortunately this event has been cancelled

 

 

Sun 7th May -   BMX south west district event. The Burnham BMX club are hosting

                         a round of the south west BMX series. This is a large event so the car

                         park will be very busy all day.

 

Bat & moth night has moved dates (was Weds 17th May) to Fri 2nd June see below

 

 

Weds 24th May - Friends Group AGM at 1.30pm, the normally follows at 2pm.

 

 

Fri 2nd June -    Bat and moth night. Pete Granger (Sedgemoor District Councils

                          Ecologist) will be giving a walk, talk and answering questions about

                          the bats and moths which can be found in the Apex Park.

                          This is free for anyone to attend, please meet with Pete at the Apex

                          Park Office at 9.00pm. The walk takes about 2 hours but you are

                          welcome to join in or leave anytime.

 

 

Weds 19th July - Friends group meeting at the Apex Park Office 2pm

 

 

Thurs 27th July - Wildlife Walk Pete Granger (Sedgemoor District Councils

                          Ecologist) will be giving a walk, talk and answering questions about

                          the various wildlife we have in the 42 acre Park. This is free for

                          anyone to attend, please meet with Pete at Park's Office at 2pm.

                          The walk takes about 2 hours but you are welcome to join in or

                          leave anytime.

 

Weds 2nd Aug - Playday 2017 a national day of play for children. This one of the

                         biggest Playdays in the uk with many events throughout the park.

                         < see Playday page for details            

 

Sat 5th Aug -    Bubble Rush is a family-friendly 5k course is open to everyone of all

                        ages, the event is being run by Weston Hospice. You don’t need to be

                        a regular runner to take part – you can run, walk, skip or dance the 5K

                        course. Fancy dress is optional, but encouraged! Places are limited so

                        sign up using the website link < to be sure to get your place.

 

 

Weds 20th Sept - Raising the Green Flag at 1.30pm Cllr Mike Caswell joined by  

                       members of the Friends group will be raising the flag at the pole at the

                       main entrance the Apex Park.

 

Weds 20th Sept - Friends group meeting at the Apex Park Office 2pm

 

 

Sat ?? Dec -      Santa's Grotto. The annual event date TBC nearer the time, but it will

                        be held on a Saturday in December 1:00pm to 4:00pm

                        Children must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult.

                        photos of 2016 grotto

                 

Events held in the park in 2017

Bubble Rush