Category: News

Take a peek behind the front door…

Wandsworth Council presents: Wandsworth Artists’ Open House – Take a peek behind the front door… Wandsworth Artists’ Open House is back this October with nearly 150 artists across the borough inviting you into their homes and spaces. Pique your interest in what happens behind normally closed doors and meet artists in a relaxed and informal… Read More

Battersea Park Fireworks – Ignite the Night

Tickets are on sale for Wandsworth Council’s 2017 Battersea Park Fireworks Book in your friends and family as the annual Battersea Park Fireworks display is back on Saturday 4 November 2017 to ignite the skies of Wandsworth. The award-winning pyro-technicians, Jubilee Fireworks, are powering up for what promises to be an electrifying 22 minute firework… Read More

Plan to use penalty notices could free up parks police for more patrols

There is still time for people to have their say on council-backed proposals to change the way bad behaviour is dealt with in its biggest parks and open spaces which could free up the borough’s parks police officers to carry out additional patrols. Some of Wandsworth’s larger green spaces are covered by a series of… Read More

David Panos: Time Crystals at Pump House Gallery

Wandsworth Council presents: DAVID PANOS: TIME CRYSTALS 4 October – 17 December 2017 Preview: 7 October, 2 – 6pm Wandsworth Council’s Pump House Gallery presents Time Crystals, an exhibition of recent work by artist David Panos that examines the contemporary revival of cultural motifs from the 1980s and 90s – particularly from ‘alternative’ and ‘rave’… Read More

Foodstock LDN – a two day food festival celebrating local traders, craft beer & live music set in Battersea Park

Foodstock LDN is the food festival that has something for everyone. Street food, farmers’ market, local craft beer, live music, entertainment for the kiddies, workshops for the adults, and a large outdoor screen to watch the Wimbledon finals! Bring your friends for an afternoon of entertainment in Battersea Park. Whether you’re sweet toothed or have… Read More

London Youth Games Finals

The London Youth Games finals will be taking place at Crystal Palace National Sports Centre on Sunday 9th July.  The Jubilee award will be awarded to the wining borough today. Today will feature the finals of athletics, diving, hockey, indoor rowing, tri-athlon and weight lifting.

Zadie Xa: The Conch, Sea Urchin and Brass Bell

Wandsworth Council presents… Zadie Xa: The Conch, Sea Urchin and Brass Bell 3 August – 24 September Visitors to Wandsworth Council’s Pump House Gallery can see the first major solo exhibition in the UK of Canadian artist Zadie Xa, who uses paint, textile, video and sound to tell her story. Xa, who is based in… Read More

Just two weeks until the Get Active Wandsworth Festival 2017

The countdown has begun for the Get Active Wandsworth Festival 2017! On Saturday 15 July, King George’s Park will be filled with activities, taster sessions, advice tents, food and drink and guest presenters to inspire residents to get active! Saturday 15 July from 12noon – 5pm | King George’s Park, Wandsworth, SW18 4AZ | Free, no… Read More

Flora grabs the prize at Battersea Park Dog Show

A record-breaking number of dog owners entered their pet for the Battersea Park Dog Show (June 18), raising £803 for the Friends of Battersea Park. Wandsworth Council’s Battersea Park Dog Show teamed up with Armed Forces to celebrate Armed Forces Day on Sunday 18 June. The overall winner of the show was Flora – a… Read More

Another baby python found in Battersea Park area

Members of the public are being advised to keep an eye out for non-poisonous snakes in and around Battersea Park. Over the past fortnight three juvenile Royal Pythons have been found in the area, including one today (Thursday) in Chelsea Bridge Road. They are not venomous and are quite docile. If scared or threatened they… Read More