Category: News

Love Parks Week

Once again it’s time to show some park love in a celebration of the wonderful green spaces of Wandsworth. Running from July 12 to July 21 Love Parks Week is a nationwide celebration and the perfect opportunity to enjoy your favourite park, or perhaps explore new ones. It’s all part of Wandsworth Council’s six-month celebration… Read More

VETS AC

A 5 mile road race, promoted by the Veterans Athletics Club. Tuesday 9th July 2019, Battersea Park Start 19:00 Bandstand Finish 20:00 Carriage Drive

Wandsworth Council’s Battersea Park Dog 2019

Thank you for coming to Wandsworth Council’s Battersea Park Dog Show A record-breaking number of dog owners entered their pet for the Battersea Park Dog Show on Sunday (June 23), raising £831 for the Friends of Battersea Park. The Mayor of Wandsworth Cllr Jane Cooper opened the popular event which attracted over 6,000 visitors, a… Read More

Free Family Run at the Falcon Road Festival

  The Wandsworth Council Get Active Roadshow is on the move again this weekend stopping off in Shillington Gardens for the Falcon Road Festival. Following the successful Furzedown Big Day Out earlier this month, the second in a trio of summer events will see dozens of local clubs providing a range of sporty activities and… Read More

Free Family Fun Run in Battersea Park

Wandsworth Council is excited to announce a series of free family running races at Battersea Park this summer as part of the council’s Love Parks Wandsworth campaign; celebrating the beautiful parks and greenspaces. Wandsworth have teamed up with local running club, Clapham Chasers, to deliver the free family friendly runs which will take place on… Read More

War Comes Home Project

Last Thursday (6 June), the hugely successful ‘War Comes Home Project’ welcomed 130 people to the Royal Academy of Art to share the timely and moving talk – ‘Growing up in wartime Battersea’. Last Thursday, the hugely successful ‘War Comes Home Project’ welcomed 130 people to the Royal Academy of Art to share the timely… Read More

New Riverside Terrace for Wandsworth Park

A Riverside Terrace has opened at Wandsworth Park, creating a new public space in a formerly disused part of the popular park. The council has asked the Friends of Wandsworth Park to manage the Terrace, and volunteers will be opening and closing it every day. The aim is to turn it into a sensory garden…. Read More

Mental Health Awareness Week

Next week marks the return of Mental Health Awareness Week. Supported by Wandsworth Council it will focus on the theme of Body Image – how we think and feel about our bodies. From an early age we are bombarded with images of what an ‘ideal’ body should look like, but body image issues can affect… Read More

Inclusive arts at Wandsworth Arts Fringe

Wandsworth Council’s Wandsworth Arts Fringe (WAF) returns from May 3-19, and this year promises to be more accessible than ever. For its tenth anniversary, Wandsworth Arts Fringe is hosting an impressive range of events that are widely accessible, including several that showcase the work of disabled artists.Action Space is showcasing 6 artists with learning disabilities: Assembled… Read More