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Wandsworth Heritage Festival 2018: Parks and Open Spaces of the Borough

WANDSWORTH HERITAGE FESTIVAL 2018: 26 May to 10 June ‘Parks and Open Spaces of the Borough’   The focus of this year’s Wandsworth Heritage Festival (WHF) is a celebration of Wandsworth’s many open spaces. This programme of events has been brought together by Heritage Wandsworth: the local history and historic environment partnership for the Borough… Read More

Pump House Gallery: Sounding objects final performance

Sounding objects final performance Sunday 25 March, 12pm – 4pm Pump House Gallery presents the final event accompanying Sriwhana Spong’s exhibition a hook but no fish. Join us as the project culminates in a live performance by Rebecca Glover and Fritha Jenkins, working with all the sounds, surfaces and sculptures that have been developed and collected. Click here… Read More

Official opening of The Promontory Garden, Battersea Park

A new landscaped riverside garden has been created in Battersea Park in the latest stage of an ongoing series of improvements in the park worth £840,000. A few days ago The Promontory was officially opened – bringing a hitherto overlooked and unused area of the park back to life as part of a £100,000 scheme…. Read More

Drinking Fountain Flowing Again!

Thanks to National Lottery players, the 1930’s art deco drinking fountain on Tooting Common has been successfully restored to its former glory and is once again offering passers-by free drinking water. On a crisp and sunny afternoon two weeks ago, 45 local residents gathered on the corner of Dr Johnson Avenue and Tooting Bec Road… Read More

NEW BURSARY TO HONOUR TEENAGE SOLDIER WHO DIED IN WWI

 A new £3,000 annual bursary has been created to help Wandsworth’s young athletes take part in overseas sporting competitions. The initiative is designed to create a permanent reminder of the sacrifices of the borough’s young men who signed up to serve their country in the First World War. Enable Leisure and Culture, in conjunction with… Read More

Pump House Gallery family workshop: Ear trumpets

Free family workshop: Ear trumpets Sunday 11 March, 12pm – 4pm In Pump House Gallery’s final family workshop accompanying Sriwhana Spong’s exhibition a hook but no fish, join Rebecca Glover and Fritha Jenkins making ear trumpets and listening with all your senses. Drop into the Project Space where you will make a simple ear trumpet which… Read More

Wandsworth Arts Fringe tickets on sale now!

Wandsworth Council’s Wandsworth Arts Fringe (WAF) launched its 2018 programme today with a rich array of shows and events to suit all ages, interests and tastes. During its nine-year history, South London’s premiere arts festival has gone from strength to strength. This year is the biggest yet with the festival playing host to over 180… Read More

Pump it! Les Mills™ Comes to Battersea Park and Tooting Bec

Enable Fitness have partnered with Les Mills™ offering a wide range of Les Mills™ exercise classes at Battersea Park Millennium Arena and Tooting Bec Athletics Track. Les Mills™ fitness classes are high-intensity, interval training workouts suitable for all abilities. The new programme of classes include; Bodypump™ – the full-body weights workout, for anyone looking to… Read More

Pump House Gallery family workshop: Singing objects

Free family workshop: Singing objects Sunday 25 February, 12pm – 4pm Join us at Pump House Gallery this Sunday as we test out how we can use our voices to mimic various objects. How would you imitate the squeak of a tap, a waterfall or squelching mud using only sounds made with your voice and body?… Read More

Help shape playground upgrades

The council plans to upgrade three Wandsworth Common playgrounds, and is holding drop-in events to get the input of local people. Go along at the following times to find out what is proposed and to give your opinion on what playground equipment you would like installed. Windmill Nursery, Heathfield Rd, Wandsworth on Wednesday February 21 between… Read More