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Nominate Your Sporting Heroes

2017 Active Wandsworth Awards The nominations open on Friday 1 December for the 2017 Active Wandsworth Awards for Sport and Physical Activity. On behalf of Wandsworth Council, Enable Leisure and Sport host the annual awards where the public can nominate their local sporting heroes. With eleven separate categories, the awards look to recognise a whole… Read More

London Youth Games: Cross Country

Cross Country Saturday 18 November 2017 The 2018 London Youth Games kicked off to an excellent start on Saturday 18 November. Wandsworth’s Cross Country team started their campaign at Hampstead Heath ready to defend their winning title, last year the ladies team finished first and mens in a close second. Despite the challenging conditions, more… Read More

Wandsworth physical activity scheme gets locals with cancer moving

Move More Wandsworth and Enable Leisure and Culture took part in Macmillan Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning last week and raised an impressive £439.64 for cancer support. So far Move More Wandsworth has helped over fifty people living with a range of different cancers and ages from 22 to 82.  Participants on the programme have all… Read More

Beat it! Holiday Activity Camp

    Beat It! Free healthy living afterschool clubs for children in Wandsworth. Beat it! increases awareness about healthy living and inspires children to make small changes to their daily routine maintain a healthy weight throughout their lives. The free 10 week programme takes place at holiday camps and afterschool programmes across the borough. As… Read More

Wandsworth physical activity scheme gets locals with cancer moving

  Move More Wandsworth and Enable Leisure and Culture took part in Macmillan Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning last week and raised an impressive £439.64 for cancer support. So far Move More Wandsworth has helped over fifty people living with a range of different cancers and ages from 22 to 82.  Participants on the programme have… Read More

Confluence: The River Speaks

  Wandsworth Council presents: Confluence: The River Speaks   ‘Confluence: The River Speaks’ is an exciting new participatory arts project that looks to engage residents who live along the River Wandle with its material, social and cultural history. The project, combining multiple art forms, will take place throughout September and October 2017 and lead to… Read More

Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2018

The Doors Are Open! 4 – 20 May 2018 As it approaches its tenth year, Wandsworth Council’s Wandsworth Arts Fringe (WAF) has issued a call out to artists and venues alike to participate in London’s most eclectic arts festival. Concurrently, WAF is announcing a series of workshops and networking events for interested artists, potential venues… Read More

‘Shiver me timbers’ – them pirates have set sail for Earlsfield

A fearsome looking pirate ship – The Golden Ghost – is fast approaching Earlsfield. But tremble ye not landlubbers – for this galleon doesn’t sail the seven seas – but it will instead soon be the centrepiece of the new-look Swaby Gardens playground. The Golden Ghost – bless all who sail in her The playground… Read More

Take a peek behind the front door…

Wandsworth Council presents: Wandsworth Artists’ Open House – Take a peek behind the front door… Wandsworth Artists’ Open House is back this October with nearly 150 artists across the borough inviting you into their homes and spaces. Pique your interest in what happens behind normally closed doors and meet artists in a relaxed and informal… Read More

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