Category: Parks

Love Parks Wandsworth Round Up 2020

A Whole Lotta Park Love! All summer Wandsworth Council has been running a series of socially distanced events under the Love Parks banner. In celebration of our fabulous green spaces we’ve organised a series of sold-out live music events, theatre performances for children and adults, outdoor fitness classes and we even teamed-up with the Putney… Read More

Live Theatre comes to Shillington Gardens

Wandsworth Council is proud to bring two, free live-theatre performances to Shillington Gardens, near Clapham Junction, as part of its Love Parks campaign this summer. The performances will take place on Tuesday 25th August, and Wednesday 26th August 2020. Scenes from Shakespeare, aimed at young people, will be performed live, followed by Estimated Time, a… Read More

Bandstand Chamber Festival comes to Battersea Park

1-15 September 2020, Battersea Park Bandstand, SW11 4NJ Doric Quartet, Maggini Quartet, Solem Quartet & Anthony Friend, Hill Quartet Wandsworth Council is proud to host the Bandstand Chamber Festival, founded by clarinetist and concert promoter Anthony Friend, with a series of free, outdoor chamber music concerts. Four of the UK’s best-loved string quartets will take… Read More

Friends of Wandsworth Common go plogging

Wandsworth Council kicked off its annual summer campaign, Love Parks Wandsworth – at the weekend – with a community clean up event and plog organised by the Friends of Wandsworth Common. The day saw Friends of Wandsworth Common – supported by voluntary group Plogolution – run a fun, socially-distanced litter pick and mini-plog, where you… Read More

Love your parks this summer

Wandsworth Council is launching its annual summer campaign this weekend, Love Parks, under the umbrella of Keep Britain Tidy’s movement. The campaign will encourage everyone who visits the borough’s many parks and open spaces to celebrate what’s great about them. Park goers are reminded to be kind to them and show respect to the huge… Read More

Please don’t bring barbecues to parks

It is against local byelaws to light fires or use barbecues in any of the borough’s parks and green spaces. People who contravene this byelaw could be prosecuted and fined. People who use barbecues nearly always leave behind scorched patches of burned grass that take months to recover. On other occasions people have tipped burning… Read More

An open letter to residents of Wandsworth

Dear Wandsworth residents, I am writing on behalf of the Parks Team, Parks Police, Tree and Horticultural contractors in Wandsworth who have been working to maintain greenspaces for you to use during the lockdown period. Our principle aim during the COVID-19 pandemic has been to ensure that greenspaces remain accessible to as many people as… Read More