Author Archives for Alex

Pump House branches out as wedding venue

Soon-to-be-married couples looking for an unusual venue for their wedding can take advantage of a free tour of the Pump House Gallery in Battersea Park.  Couples will have the opportunity to see the Pump House Gallery in all its wedding glory, with the venue decked out as if for a wedding. Visitors to the event… Read More

Nominate your local sporting hero

Nominations for the 2015 Active Wandsworth Awards are now open. The annual award, now in its 19th year, recognises and rewards talent in the local sporting community. Delivered by Enable Leisure & Culture on behalf of Wandsworth Council, the awards celebrate the past year’s exceptional sporting achievements in all its forms across 11 categories. People… Read More

Formula E in Battersea Park

Formula E in Battersea Park For the latest news and information on Formula E in Wandsworth, please visit Wandsworth Council’s information pages.

Bigger and better than ever

Battersea Park Fireworks display will be bigger and better than ever this year. Capital Radio’s Christian Williams will host the event on Saturday 7 November which is regularly attended each year by around 50,000 people. Only days away, there are still a few tickets available for one of the Park’s biggest regular events drawing crowds from all over London…. Read More

Celebrating your high street: The Streets is back!

The Streets is coming back to Tooting! This ambitious and dynamic programme will bring high quality music and performance once more to Tooting’s high streets as part of EFG London Jazz Festival. Designed to showcase the local streetscape and unlock the potential of high streets, local residents, businesses and visitors will be encouraged to rediscover… Read More

Things we didn’t have before

artists; Terry Barber, Tom Buchanan, Maria L. Felixmüller, Craig Fisher, Matt Gee, Paolo Giardi, Greta Hauer, Kevin Hunt, Scott Joseph, Morwenna Lake, Mindy Lee, Sonia Levy, Jammie Nicholas, Marina Rees, Sue Ridge, Cyrus Shroff, Hazel Stone, Julia Zastava, Willow Rowlands, Yoke and Zoom. Each object, like its owner, has a story to tell For its… Read More

Enable Leisure and Culture, the start of a great adventure

When Paul McCue, an assistant director responsible for Wandsworth Council’s leisure and culture services, asked his staff whether they wanted to be part of a new staff mutual, he never expected such a resounding ‘yes’. Yet over 92% of those who responded voted to join him and senior managers on a “great adventure” that began… Read More