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Guys Get Active in Wandsworth

Guys Get Active has now relaunched its new programmes after a brief pause through lockdown. Guys Get Active is a weight loss programme designed specifically to support men who want to lose weight and get active. The sessions have changed due to COVID-19, but each week there will be support delivered by qualified coaches, instructors… 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

Grants available to the voluntary and community sector

Voluntary and community organisations in Wandsworth can apply for grants of up to £3,000 to develop services for residents The grants are available from Social Prescribing Wandsworth, which helps improve people’s health and wellbeing by connecting them to activities and services within their community. Since its launch in November 2019, the scheme has helped more… Read More

Summer School courses at Putney School of Art and Design are open for enrolment!

Updated: 16 July 2020 “To alleviate understandable concerns, I want to update you on how we are planning for the re-opening of the School, following Government announcements regarding easing lockdown restrictions. As mentioned before, the safety of staff and students will continue to be our key priority. The approach we are taking is based on… Read More

Facility Update COVID-19

Updated: Friday 10th July Sport Centres & Outdoor sporting facilities We welcome the government’s announcement on the re-opening of indoor & outdoor sporting activities. Wandsworth Council has been working closely with Enable Leisure & Culture for several weeks to plan for the reopening of our outdoor and indoor community sport facilities.  The safety of our… Read More

Guys Get Active Summer 2020 launching soon!

Wandsworth Council launch their summer series of Guys Get Active – a programme to help men in Wandsworth lose weight and become fitter while enjoying sports. Been meaning to get into some sort of exercise but don’t know where to start? Need help shifting a few pounds? Want a men’s focused session with other guys… Read More

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