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What’s On 2022?

Health Education/Environment Recreation  Biodiversity & Sports (HERBS)

Join us in upcoming  events and or meetings –  ongoing transformation of your Firs Farm for 2021 Scroll down so you don’t miss anything 

Why not join the committee and help to shape your Firs Farm Wetlands space?

We are looking for more Volunteers to help us continue with our work in Firs Farm  – Meet us on Monday mornings 945am by the compound are in the old Car Park just passed the orchard in Firs Farm. Other dates will be advertised on social media and here. Saturdays and other days on request. so get your group together and get in touch to book your volunteering day with the Friends of Firs Farm Wetlands.

For  more about these please contact the Friends. Do come along and support these much loved local community events. Call 07956 537 974 and ask to speak about Firs Farm

2022 

Dear Friends, neighbours and interested others.  The Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Firs Farm will take place on in June this year. Stay tuned to find out more about other dates for your diaries. 

AGM 2022 

The Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Firs Farm will take place on Wednesday 8th June 7pm in The Orange Tree Public House Highfield Road  N21

Please send your committee / Trustee nominations in by the 5th June email to  friendsoffirsfarm@gmail.com  (Subject line TRUSTEE)                                                                                              Charity Members Applications – Nominations V2
This is an important meeting and your opportunity to get involved and help make a difference.
Do you LVE YOUR GREEN SPACE? Come along to show that you do, it is after all, YOUR Firs Farm!

Proposed Agenda

  1. Welcome & Introductions
  2. Agree previous AGM Minutes   –  20-08-27th_AGM_MinutesDraftV1
  3. Update on Community Hub for Firs Farm
  4. Heritage & History
  5. AGM Report
  6. Treasurer’s Report and accounts
  7. Appointment of Trustees*
  8. Appointment of Committee Members**  FoFF-New Members- Volunteers – Welcome Pack

In accordance with the Friends of Firs Farm constitution, the present Committee & Trustee Members vacate Office at the Annual General Meeting but all are eligible for re-election.

Trustees: Recruitment / Nominations (Maximum 12)    Trustees will be verified through the Friends application recruitment process.

Trustees: Recruitment / Nominations (Maximum 12)   

Office                       Current                          Proposer / Second
1      Secretary                   Gail Nielen
2      Chair                       Toni Guiver
3      Treasurer                  Simon Jarosch
4      Trustee                      Soulla Thomas
5      Trustee                      Lisa Chapman
6      Planning                    Chris Ferrary
7      Public Relations        Helen Osman
8      Trustee                      Geraldine Cosh
9      Fundraising / Events  Vacant
10    Membership               Vacant
11    Volunteer                   Vacant
12    Social Media /Website Vacant

Committee:                Current                       Proposer / Seconder
1     Secretary             Claire Knight
2     Youth/Environ     Louise Dennis
3     Eco club              Nikesh Tailor
4      Committee           Jo Attree
5     Fundraiser/ Events
6     H&S
7     History
8     Social Media/ Website
9     Volunteering
10    Admin Support

DON’T MISS THIS  – update on the Firs Farm Community Hub / Cafe and toilets….   This time we will be in the ‘Orange Tree’ public house in Highfield Road N21

Public meeting  come and find out more about the Firs Farm Community Café/Hub

Attend public meetings and “Have Your Say” about Firs Farm.  Find out for example; why we have a wetlands (SUDs – Sustainable Urban Drainage System) The biggest of its kind in the UK and what it does for flood relief.

Find out more about  the changes to this wild space environment and the benefits

May 2020 – cancelled due to Covid restrictions

October 2020

31st Saturday  – This event may not go ahead dependent upon the Covid situation and what restrictions are in place at the time.

our popular annual event ‘Spooky Walk in the Woods’  See below for more details  – TICKETS ON SALE NOW  – LIMITED AVAILABILITY.Book your tickets now  – limited availability due to popularity.

Booking will be available later in the year through eventbrite or facebook

November 2020

Planting very special trees in Firs Farm – Japanese Akura Flowering Cherry Trees. More details to follow later in the year.

Please complete our questionnaire HERE to have your say about Firs Farm.

Volunteering dates:

Join the Friends to carry out Conservation & “Gardening” tasks in the park. Just turn up to register at the meeting point by 9:45 ready to begin at 10 on Mondays (Not Bank Holidays) or the 1st & 3rd Saturdays of the month.  

(For Corporate dates please email the Friends)  


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