FRIENDS OF JUBILEE CAMPUS
Public Events Programme 2019
 

Horticultural workshop – ‘pruning with Matthew Gyles’

Saturday 23 March 10am to 12 noon

Learn how to prune and why we undertake this task with a hands on guide with a practical workshop, you’ll be led around the Jubilee Campus in variety of locations where demonstrations will be held and for you to participate. You’ll be given a step by step guide on how to get the most out of your plants. Safety gloves will be required for this activates and a good sharp pair of secateurs.

Fee £3 per person Booking required

Easter egg hunt

Saturday 20 April 10am to 12 noon

Join in the fun of our Easter egg hunt on Jubilee Campus! Follow the trail and find clues along the way, then claim your chocolate reward. All children must be accompanied by parents/carers. 

Fee £3 per person Booking required

Community welcome tour

Saturday 27 April 10am to 12 noon

Do you live near Jubilee Campus and would like to know more about it? Come along to find out more about the beautiful campus on your doorstep, its wildlife and its stunning architecture, and to meet some of the people who work and study here.

Free event Booking required

How to improve wildlife in your garden

Saturday 18 May 10am to 11.30am

Wildlife can make its home in our gardens in many different ways. There are lots of things we can do, from planting to maintenance, that will make them as welcome as possible. Join staff and the Jubilee friends in a talk with demonstrations on how to improve wildlife in your own garden.

Meeting Room 3, Jubilee Conference Centre, Jubilee Campus

Fee £3 per person Booking required

A walk through Jubilee Campus

Tuesday 9 July 6pm to 7.30pm onwards

Join our Sustainability team for a walk through the development of the Jubilee Campus, from an industrial site to a modern, vibrant and award-winning Campus. 

Fee £3 per person Booking required

Bat walk with Paul Stone

Thursday 29 August 8.15pm onwards

As the sun sets enjoy a walk through University Park and adore the delights of the night sky. The gentle walk will last for between 1 to 1.5 hours, depending on what you discover. The route for this walk can sometimes be uneven and not on a path, so will require all attendees to be steady on their feet as they will need to walk for the duration of the event.

Meet at the Aspire Café Fee £3 per person Booking required

A landscape walk through the Jubilee Campus

Saturday 7 September 10am–12noon

Join the Friends in a walk around the Jubilee Campus, taking in some of the horticultural delights along the way. The campus is just a mile from University Park and has a long industrial past. The campus has evolved to become a haven for a multitude of flora and fauna. Why not join the Friends to find out a little more as we talk about a wide range of planting material used on the campus. Fee £3 per person Booking required

History and development of Jubilee Campus Public lecture by Professor John Beckett

Tuesday 19 November 7.30pm onwards

In this talk, Professor John Beckett will draw upon work he has undertaken since the 1990s to show how the campus came to be where it is today, and what was there before! 

Lecture Theatre 2, Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus

Fee £3 per person

Booking required

Horticultural workshop – ‘bulb planting’

Saturday 26 October 10am to 12 noon

Come and join the Friends in planting bulbs, naturalising some of the campus woodlands and wooded areas. With a hands on guide with this practical workshop, you’ll be led to a designated area, where demonstrations will be held and for you to participate. You’ll be given a step by step guide on how to plant them correctly and get the most out of your bulbs. Safety gloves, boots and suitable clothing will be required. 

Fee £3 per person Booking required

Wreath making

Thursday 5 and Friday 6 December 6–8pm

Get ready for the festive season with our Christmas wreath making workshop, using foraged and hedge row materials. Led by our expert, learn about making a wreath using different techniques used to make your wreath and get creative with the opportunity to make something special to take home with you.

Fee £20 per person Booking required