Wandsworth Arts Fringe: Sneak preview reveals rich array of choice and quality   As the first tickets go on sale today, Wandsworth Council offer a sneak preview of the 2017 Wandsworth Arts Fringe programme. With 140 shows in 65 venues across the borough, this year’s festival promises to be the biggest and most varied yet…. Read More

Last stop before Tate: Material Action continues at Pump House Gallery

This weekend, Pump House Gallery is hosting a special art installation before it moves to Tate Exchange at Tate Modern next week On display will be a series of fired ceramic bricks, each unique and recently created by local Wandsworth residents and groups including Battersea Harris Academy, FAST, and the R.O.S.E. Community Centre. In creating… Read More

Ravenstone School triumphs at Wandsworth Primary Sportshall Athletics 2017

Over 30 schools entered Wandsworth Council’s annual Wandsworth Primary Sportshall Athletics competition, with Ravenstone School crowned as overall winners. Competitors came from Wandsworth, Putney and Battersea to battle it out to the top for indoor athletics. Sports included obstacle relays, sprinting and long jump. The top two schools from each heat went on to compete… Read More

Restoration begins on historic Tooting Common drinking fountain

Refurbishment work has begun on restoring a prominent and historic landmark on Tooting Common, thanks to National Lottery players. The 1930s drinking fountain is being cleaned, repaired and brought back into public use, as part of a wider scheme funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) that’s designed to breathe new life into some of… Read More

20 years of Wandsworth’s Sporting Stars and Community Heroes

Wandsworth Council’s Active Wandsworth Awards look back on the 2016 sporting year and celebrate sporting individuals, clubs, volunteers and coaches for all their hard work and exceptional achievements in 2016. The 2016 awards were particularly special as they marked 20 years of Active Wandsworth. The annual event was attended by sporting royalty; Gold medal winning… Read More

Conservation careers take seed on Tooting Common

So far 15 Wandsworth residents have taken their first steps into ground maintenance and landscape conservation industry thanks to the £1.9m Tooting Common Heritage Project. The trainees – including Dameon Napoli, Ana Viera, Andrew Kauffman and Billy Mohan  – have been working on the common for the last few months and have now successfully completed… Read More

Material Action

URBAN NATURE WALK AND CLAY WORKSHOP R.O.S.E Clubroom, Ascalon Street, Savona Estate, SW8 4DL   Urban nature walk Saturday 25 February, 11.30am – 1pm Meet outside the R.O.S.E Clubroom Reexplore the estate. Come walk with us from R.O.S.E Clubroom to Battersea Park and discover the changing nature in the places we live. Clay workshop Saturday… Read More

Wanted: cultural tenant for new home in Nine Elms

Cultural organisations are invited to pitch for a new permanent residence in the heart of Nine Elms.  The 750 square metre cultural space will become available in Embassy Gardens from 2019, and will be offered on reduced terms thanks to a legal agreement between the site’s owner, EcoWorld Ballymore and Wandsworth Council. Applications are welcome… Read More

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


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