Category: Walks

Song of the Woods – 27 Nov, 6PM

Tiger Skins of Sunlight, a collection of movers, shakers and magic makers present ‘The Song of The Woods’. With a community willow lantern parade and singing from Ark Tindal Primary Academy and King’s Heath Primary school choir, we are holding…

Chamberlain gardens in the news

Highbury was mentioned in the Birmingham Post and Mail yesterday when Cllr. Mullaney, as Council Cabinet Member for Sports, Leisure and Culture, drew attention to last week’s vandalism of the stone viewing platform in the former Chamberlain gardens near Highbury…

Spring Foraging

Sunday’s foraging walk went very nicely. Alys Fowler led a group of 18 people through various parts of the park, collecting nettle, sorrel, and other herbs whilst also noting the edibility of bulrush, knotweed, dandelion and other plants. At walk’s…

Bird Food & Underground Rivers

Had a good talk and walk with Simon Cooper (our District Park Manager)  today. Whilst we were out & about, our attention was drawn to an odd collection of wildflowers, as shown above. The one on the left has an…

July Newsletter

After an astounding – and exhausting – effort, we’ve got a new, 4 page, newsletter for you! The July 2010 newsletter is ready for download in PDF format here. If you’re on the subscriber list, we’ll email you a link…

Art Walk (Festival of Walks)

The Festival of Walks continues with an Art Walk, Sunday 31st May 11am, departing from the Alcester Road entrance. Join botanical artist Catharine Clarke for a gentle meander around Highbury Park. Hear how the park and its history have inspired…

Henbury Walk Results

Our Saturday morning walk was very pleasant, a bit informative, and fostered lots of imaginative discussion. We traced the footprint of old features, and discovered an unnoticed but interesting aspect of the garden wall. We spent a good chunk of…