For those of you who wish to become members please see the subscription details below.


This is only £8 for a couple/family, £5 for an individual. This entitles you to: 

• free entry to all our talks and guided walks which are usually £3 (at least 4 such events per year, probably more)

• monthly email of news and upcoming events

• the opportunity to give your views on issues concerning the wood

• stand for committee and vote at our AGM


But most of all, it helps the wood! It gives us a more secure financial footing from which to look after and improve the wood, to run the Friends group and put on educational events and surveys. if you do wish to join, we will be very grateful - please send your subscription to: Mick Warwick - 55 Longford Road, Bradway, Sheffield S17 4LP.  


Cheques are payable to Friends of Gillfield Wood. Alternatively you may wish to set up a standing order at your bank for annual payments on 31 March to our HSBC Account - Friends of Gillfield Wood; Account Number 81518259; Sort Code 40-19-51 - we promise not to raise subscriptions for at least 5 years so your SO can stand! In this case please email your intentions so he can compile the membership list and recognise the source of the standing order payments.

Coming Soon (see Events page for details):



Saturday 16th: the fourth and final Bird Walk - postponed from the 2nd.


Sunday 24th:Friends of Gillfield Wood practical conservation morning 



Monday 2nd: Dragonflies & Damselflies, an illustrated talk by Stuart Davies.


Sunday 22nd: Friends of Gillfield Wood practical conservation morning 


Monday 3rd February 2020: “Free Bird” an illustrated talk by Pete Brown


An outline: “In 2016 well known local bird watcher Pete Brown set out to see how many bird species he could find in the Sheffield area during the year at no cost to his pocket or the planet. Birding by bike, boots and bus pass Pete set a target of finding 150 species and through sponsorship, of raising £1,500 for Cancer Research UK. “Free Bird” is the story of that adventure”.