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Are you an artist or maker based in Wandsworth?

Whether you’re a painter, sculptor or potter, make jewellery, prints, or anything in between, we want you! Wandsworth Artists’ Open House (WAOH) is looking for creatives willing to open their home or studio to the public and share their talent with the local community. Part of Wandsworth Council’s arts and culture programme, this event is… Read More

Exhibition by Glynis Porter’s class- Screenprinting

Monday 16 April- Friday 4 May Exhibition by Glynis Porter’s class- Screenprinting Solo Exhibition by Ken Cox- Screenprinting and mixed media Exhibition by Eithne Healy’s classes- Ceramic Sculpture- on until 21st May 2018

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

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

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

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