Please check our Calendar for a full list of all our activities, events and work parties. We are adding events all the time.  If you don't see what you want, chances are you aren't the only one....let us know and we will see what we can do!  For Friends of Barnes Common events and activities, please contact Sharon if you would like to register your interest or find out more.

Please book your place here

There is no charge for any of these events but numbers are limited to ensure the enjoyment of the group.  

As always - dress for mess, mud and weather is highly recommended. Everyone is most welcome and we look forward to seeing you!


Upcoming Walks, Talks and Events for 2018

  • September: Moths/Butterflies/Bats.  Upcoming walks with dates TBC
  • August 15th: Evening History Walk with Mike Hildesley.  Details
  • August 4th: Saturday Morning History Walk with Mike Hildesley. Details
  • July 27th: FoBC Members' Summer BBQ. Details
  • July 14th: Barnes Fair! Visit BCA website 
  • June 28th: Friends of Barnes Common AGM.  Guest Speaker Dr Tim King (Yellow Meadow Ants and Lowland Acid Grassland) Details
  • May 21st: Botany and Photography evening walk.  Details
  • April 29th:  Dawn Chorus (with a bit of a chance for a lie-in!) Details  
  • April 14th.  Trees and Things - Spring Walk on the Common. Following the success of our Winter Walk, we hope you will join us as we explore the trees and delights of the Common in Spring. Details
  • April 10 - 12. Holiday Sessions
  • April 8th. Annual Litter Clean Up (revised date) Details
  • March 31st. Duck Race. Details
  • March 10th 2018. Butterfly Event. Details
  • January 20th 2018. Sociable Saturday morning Winter Tree Walk.  We will re-charge and warm up in the Brown Dog! Everyone is most welcome! Details


Cucumber Spider May 2018

Why not join us for one of our events?  All are most welcome and we would love to see you!






Photo:  Andrew Wilson