PRESS RELEASES

Battersea Park Weddings

Battersea Park Weddings Fancy brunch in the park? Join us on Saturday 25 February 2017, 11am – 3pm Pump House Gallery, Battersea Park We’re going al fresco at our annual Open Day Brunch. We’ll be offering tours of our park wedding venues; the historic Grade II listed Pump House Gallery, the grand Victorian Bandstand, and… Read More

Royal Marine reservists given Freedom of the Borough

Members of the Southfields-based Royal Marines Reserve unit paraded Wandsworth town centre on Saturday (Jan 28) as part of the celebrations to mark being awarded the Freedom of the Borough.     Members of the Royal Marines Reserve (City of London), whose headquarters are in Merton Road in Southfields were conferred with the honour by… Read More

Freedom of the Borough award parade for Royal Marine reservists

Volunteers who serve their country in a locally-based Royal Marines Reserve unit will parade through Wandsworth town centre on Saturday (Jan 28) as part of the celebrations to mark being awarded the Freedom of the Borough. Members of the Royal Marines Reserve (City of London), whose headquarters are in Merton Road in Southfields will be… Read More

Bird Walks 2017

Free guided walks led by Peter White. Jackdaw (typically found on Tooting Common) Source: Wikipedia       Discover about the 100+ species of birds that visit and use the Commons; learn to identify them by sight and sound, and find out about their natural history and behaviour.   Wandsworth Common: (by the railway station ticket… Read More

Get Out Get Active

Get Out Get Active Roehampton! Local people of all ages are being asked to take part in a new sport and physical activities initiative in Roehampton. The intention of Get Out Get Active is to establish regular exercise and sport in community venues across the Roehampton area, including the Alton estate. Activities being arranged include… Read More

New Wandsworth scheme aims to help locals with cancer get active in 2017

A new programme has launched in Wandsworth that will help local people living with cancer get more active to help manage symptoms and improve overall health. The programme, called Move More Wandsworth, is a new initiative set up by Macmillan Cancer Support and Enable Leisure and Culture. The scheme aims to help people living with… Read More

Nine Elms joins Tate Exchange as cultural revival continues

The Nine Elms Vauxhall Partnership, as a Tate Exchange Associate, has launched a new arts engagement project which will bring clay and digital storytelling workshops to a network of galleries on the south bank of the Thames. The project – called Material Action – will offer young people from Wandsworth and Lambeth the opportunity to… Read More

Eco-project to breathe new life into Tooting Common’s ancient grassland

Residents can expect to see improvement works to revive two key areas of Tooting Common over the coming months as part of the Tooting Common Heritage Project. The works will help breathe new life into the lake and also restore the rare and ancient acid grassland which is an important habitat for many species of… Read More

THE COMMITTEE, Pilvi Takala at Pump House Gallery

Pilvi Takala 11 January – 26 March 2017 Pump House Gallery presents an exhibition expanding on The Committee, a 2013 project presented at Frieze London Art Fair by artist Pilvi Takala.  In this project, Takala invited a group of children who were regulars at a London youth centre to spend £7,000 prize money that she… Read More

Creative Kids Workshops Using Puppets

Youngsters in the borough are being encouraged to join a creative theatre workshop which explores the ‘hoodie’. Called ‘Superhoodies’, the workshops focus on the ubiquitous item of clothing to be seen as a positive presence,  where children can take part in beatboxing, breakdancing and textile design. The project, which is funded by Wandsworth Council, Enable… Read More

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