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

Jazz takes to the streets in Tooting

Tooting rang to the sound of live jazz as The Streets returned to the town Cllr Sutters with Perhaps Contraption. Picture: Adrienne Photography The Streets is a two-year project to bring live music and performance to seven London high streets, including Tooting. Last weekend’s event at venues across the town was presented as part of… Read More

Nominations open for the 2016 Active Wandsworth awards

The Active Wandsworth awards are searching for this year’s sporting heroes, and now is the time to put nominations forward. The annual awards are now in their 20th year, and recognise the talent, dedication and commitment that fuels the borough’s sporting life. There are 11 awards categories, and Wandsworth sportspeople, teams, clubs, coaches and volunteers… Read More

The London Youth Games have started

This year’s London Youth Games are now underway, and Wandsworth has high hopes for its young athletes. The games, now in their 40th year, kicked off on 19 November with the Cross Country run at Parliament Hill. Wandsworth won a gold medal in the female group and silver in the male competition. The borough’s cricketers are also… Read More

Builder ordered to appear in court over flytip found in Earlsfield park

A local builder has been summonsed to appear before magistrates in connection with last month’s discovery of a large flytip in a park in Earlsfield. The man has been ordered to appear at Lavender Hill magistrates court in early December following a council decision to prosecute him following the incident. The flytip found on Garratt… Read More

Armistice Day services to honour war dead

Two services of remembrance will be held in the borough next Friday to honour the memory of the men and women of the armed forces who have given their lives in the service of their country. Annual services of remembrance will be held in Battersea Park and at Wandsworth Town Hall at 11am on Armistice… Read More

5, 4, 3… the countdown has begun for Battersea Park Fireworks

Battersea Park Fireworks is less than a week away! The countdown is on for Wandsworth Council’s Battersea Park Fireworks display. With less than a week to go, tickets are selling fast, buy yours today to avoid disappointment! 50,000 people are expected to attend this Saturday’s spectacular annual display at Battersea Park, with Jubilee Fireworks providing… Read More

Have your say on Leader’s Gardens revival plan

Putney residents are invited to have their say on a £125,000 plan to rejuvenate Leader’s Gardens and create a new natural play area for local children. Drop-in sessions will be held at the park later this week to showcase Wandsworth Council’s proposals and to invite feedback (details below). The new ‘natural play garden’ would be built… Read More

Be part of something amazing in 2017- get involved in Wandsworth Arts Fringe

Wandsworth Arts Fringe (WAF) returns next year. Now is the time to register your interest in taking part in this amazing annual arts extravaganza! We are calling on all artists as well as venues to take part in next May’s borough-wide festival. The Fringe is a melting pot of creative activity and welcomes all kinds… Read More


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