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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

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

London Youth Games: The Finals

Wandsworth is Going for Gold! The final weekend of the London Youth Games is taking place on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 July. With over 100 pupils from Wandsworth secondary schools taking place in a variety of sports they need your support! Wandsworth is currently second in the table, sitting just below Hackney – spectators… Read More

Fishponds Playing Fields – Public Access

FISHPONDS PLAYING FIELDS – ALLOWING PUBLIC ACCESS OVER THE SUMMER In response to requests from local residents Wandsworth Council has decided to open up Fishponds playing fields for a trial period for the use and enjoyment of local people as an open space. Normally the playing fields are only used by sports clubs that have… Read More

Armed Forces Reservists Visit Southside Shopping Centre

Wandsworth-based reservists paid a visit to the Southside Shopping Centre to chat to staff and local people as part of national Reserves Day (Wednesday). Reservists give up their spare time to serve in the Reserve Forces, balancing their civilian life with a military career. The Reserves offer a variety of unique opportunities working with other… Read More

Have your say on improvement plans for Earlsfield’s Godley Gardens

Local residents are being asked for their views on improvement plans for Godley Gardens, a small green open space on Godley Road, Earlsfield. An online consultation runs until Sunday 16 July and there are three alternative designs to consider.  Proposals include a musical area, a trampoline, communal seating, undulating surfaces and a sun dial. A… Read More

Snakes alive! Three foot long python found in Battersea Park

Wandsworth’s parks and events police officers made an unusual arrest in Battersea Park this week when they came across a three foot long python. The juvenile Royal Python was found in an area of grassland near Rosery Gate known as ‘The Wilderness’ on Monday evening. Pc Jason Crawford made the ‘arrest’

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