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Friends of Sefton Park

A group of local people and from those from further afield who love and care for Sefton Park and want to see it thrive for people and nature.

We will be calling out for people to help from a constituted group to create aims, a vision and how these can be put into place.

Sign up for the group email to receive information on updates and activities.

Upcoming events summary

Mersey Forest Biodiversity monitoring and recording training
  • Tuesday 27th July 6pm-7pm, meet Gino’s central cafe
  • Free.
Evening Litterpick with Jack Pine Charity
  • Tuesday 3rd August 7-8pm 
  • Meet at boating lake (exact place TBC)
  • Free all welcome
LGBTQ litterpick
  • Date and time TBC
  • Free all welcome
  • Sunday 1st August 11am – 12.30pm – meet outside Gino’s cafe (central cafe)
  • Free all welcome
Landscape History Walk
  • Sunday 22nd August 12noon – 1.30pm / meet at Gino’s central cafe
  • £3/pp
  • Sunday 5th September 11am – 12.30pm / meet at Gino’s central cafe
  • Free all welcome
Mersey Forest free biodiversity monitoring training of the nature in the park
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When we start the nature walk groups up, we will continue the nature monitoring, photographing insects, trees, birds, bees etc and log our findings on the iNaturalist app.

Meet outside Gino’s central cafe (by the fountain) Tuesday 27th July 6pm-7pm.


  • Introduction – Stella Shackel Mersey Forest
  • Assessment of interest
  • iNaturalist app demo
  • Demonstrations of monitoring techniques: pollinators, floral, dragonfly
  • Practice and support (small groups)
  • Discussion and questions
  • Just turn up, all kit provided
  • For more information on this, please contact Stella
Evening Litterpick with Jack Pine Charity
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  • Tuesday 3rd August 7-8pm 
  • Meet at the Boating lake fountain
  • Everyone welcome, all kit provided
Sunday Litterpicks
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We are discussing our litterpicking sessions while still being able to keep everyone safe. We have had a lot of vulnerable members who are still unsure about being a part of group sessions. We envisage doing one session a month where volunteers can pick
up litterpicking kit and drop back to us or can keep hold of it until the following month. 

Our next Sunday litterpicks will be:

  • Sunday 1st August 11am – 12.30pm
  • Sunday 5th September 11am – 12.30pm
  • Meet outside Gino’s cafe (central cafe).

If you need a top up on clear bags or extra kit, come on down to collect.

If you have kit and would like to return it, please do so at these times. Litterpicking kit isn’t cheap and its always in demand so we need as much of it back if you are not using it.

Landscape History Walk
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  • Sunday 22nd August 12noon – 1.30pm meet at Gino’s central cafe
  • £3

Find out about the design of the park, why it looks like it does, the trees planted, ages of some of the older trees and identifying the different landscape features of the park.  £3/per person includes a handout of the key points and how to estimate the
age of a tree.

How can I access this service?
Meet at Gino’s cafe (central cafe) for litter picks. You can just turn up.
When is this activity on?
See the main description. Park open at all times
How much will it cost me?
Litter pick – free, equipment provided. Other activities – £3-4
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What groups of people is this for?
The general public
What age groups is this for?
Any age
What areas of the city is this for?
People from anywhere in the city


Friends of Sefton Park, Sefton Park, , L17 1AP



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Healthwatch Liverpool
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