11am: Friends of Southey Christmas Fair
New Cheltenham Community Centre
Fun activities for children of all ages. Come and make your own decorations.
Enjoy festive refreshments and cakes. Meet the Friends and have your say about park improvements.
Many stalls selling hand-crafted gifts: preserves, jewellery, Christmas lanterns, plus tombola and face painting.
You'll find Southey Park at New Cheltenham Road, Kingswood, BS15 1TN - see below for a map.
The Friends of Southey Park group formed in 2015 to promote the community use of the Southey Playing Fields in Kingswood, and to bid for funds to carry out a range of improvements to access and facilities.
For membership enquiries only please telephone Karen Watson on 07502 331713.
For all other enquiries, please email: or use facebook.
The photos on this page are reproduced with kind permission of the Friends of Southey Park.
The Friends of Southey Park is led by a committee of 11 local residents, including 12 year old Gregory Watson who lives by the park and wants to help make it an attractive area for everyone to enjoy.
The group has been supported by South Gloucestershire Council and the Bristol Rovers Supporters Junior Football Club who use the pavilion and pitches.
They have held a number of public meetings to gather suggestions for priority projects.
The Friends group is now working to recruit more members.
Anyone who shares the group’s objectives of improving the community use of the playing field is welcome to join.
The group have held 3 fun events in the park for the local community, including an Easter Egg Hunt and a Summer Garden party to celebrate the Queen's 90th Birthday.
They regularly organise litter picks to improve the appearance of the park.
Bristol Rovers Supporters Juniors Football Club is based at Southey Park.
The football club is affiliated to the Gloucestershire FA and is a Charter Standard Club.
They have FA CRB checked Coaches at every age group. The club currently caters for teams ranging from under 6’s to under 18’s.
Visit www.bristolroverssupportersjuniorsfc.co.uk to find out more.