Friends of Sydney Gardens

Friends of Sydney Gardens

Published: August 13, 2019

FoSG came into existence in November 2013 when BANES first planned to apply for Heritage Lottery Funding. Although the first application did not proceed, we fully supported the Heritage Lottery bid in 2018 and were delighted when Sydney Gardens was awarded Heritage Lottery Funding of £2.7m.  The planned upgrade to Sydney Gardens that the funding will … Read More

Old St Mary’s Churchyard

Old St Mary’s Churchyard

Published: August 13, 2019

Since PERA merged with Henrietta Park RA in 2017, St Mary’s Churchyard has fallen in PERA’s area.  It has graves from the first half of the 19thcentury: some of Bathwick’s wealthy residents, tradesmen, visitors, & even some servants. The ruined mortuary chapel is by John Pinch the Elder who is buried next to it. After … Read More

Senior Friends Group

Senior Friends Group

Published: March 6, 2019

The Senior Friends Group is an elderly group living in the neighbourhood who meet monthly to get to know each other, relax and enjoy listening to interesting speakers. There are also occasional quizzes, lunches at local restaurants and outings. They meet on the last Friday of every month at 2.30pm in the Edwardian Cricket Pavilion … Read More