Love Parks Wandsworth will return to the boroughs green spaces for the summer months of 2021! Wandsworth Council have partnered with Enable Leisure and Culture to provide a full line-up of events to encourage residents to get the most of their local parks and commons. Events include guided walks, fitness classes, arts in the parks and of course, the return of Summer in Battersea Park.
Are you heading out to one of Wandsworth’s many parks or open spaces? Need to entertain the kids? Why not try our FREE scavenger hunt! Get the kids involved and share with us on social using #LoveParksWandsworth – download available below:
Come join in on our summer of Love Parks Wandsworth – coming to a green space near you on the following dates:
Sunday 6th June: Wandsworth Common
Litter engagement day at Wandsworth Common, in partnership with the Friends of Wandsworth Common! The day will include:
- Giant Love Park letters – grab a photo with them and share using #LoveParksWandsworth
- Plogolution will be there to collect litter as they run around the park
- A chance to chat to the Friends of Wandsworth Common and find out what they’ve been up to
Saturday 3rd + Sunday 4th July: Battersea Park
Come join us at Summer in Battersea Park for a weekend of wellness featuring:
- Botanical walk
- Silent Yoga
- Deep sound bath meditation
- FREE Zuma session
- FREE HIIT session
- Let’s All Dance theatre production of The Ugly Duckling
- Tile-making classes by Putney School of Art and Design
- Pottery Wheel Workshop by Putney School of Art and Design
- Butterfly Hunt by the Butterfly Conservation
- Taster Tai Chi session
- Watercolour painting classes by Putney School of Art and Design
- Secret Garden Live
Sunday 29th August: Tooting Common
- Come join us on the Common for a free Zumba class
- Local nature walk
- Or just bring a picnic and we’ll see you at the LOVE PARKS letters!
How to get involved
Local residents will be encouraged throughout the campaign to share their best park moments. Did you know that Wandsworth is one of the ‘greenest’ London boroughs? The borough’s parks, open spaces and private gardens cover 40% of Wandsworth. There have so far been a total of 1,600 different species recorded within 27 different habitat types. Several rare and endangered species can be found in Wandsworth, including peregrine falcons, black redstarts and stag beetles. We would love to see what wild and wonderful things you can spot in our parks – be sure to share your best finds using #LoveParksWandsworth throughout July and August.
Share on social
Throughout the summer, Love Parks Wandsworth will be sharing more knowledge about the biodiversity on your doorstep, as well as best ways to keep active outside and sustainable park usage. Follow us @LoveParksWandsworth on Twitter and Instagram over the summer to learn how you can get the most out of green spaces. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #LoveParksWandsworth to share your experience!