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Wandsworth Heritage Festival 2018: Watercolour Landscape Painting

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Tuesday 29 & Wednesday 30 May, 10am to 4pm Two day workshop: Watercolour Landscape Painting Organised by Enable Leisure and Culture A two day workshop exploring this historic landscape and vista, initially in the studio and then outside along the Putney riverside and parks (weather permitting). You will be working on quick drawings in sketchbooks… Read More

Wandsworth Heritage Festival 2018: Tooting Common Maps

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Saturday 26 May, 10am to 2pm Drop in session: Tooting Common Maps Organised by the Tooting Common Heritage Project View a collection of historical maps and drawings relating to parks and green open spaces in Wandsworth. The focus is Tooting Common but a selection of maps from other green open spaces in the borough will… Read More

Wandsworth Heritage Festival 2018: Parks and Open Spaces of the Borough

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WANDSWORTH HERITAGE FESTIVAL 2018: 26 May to 10 June ‘Parks and Open Spaces of the Borough’   The focus of this year’s Wandsworth Heritage Festival (WHF) is a celebration of Wandsworth’s many open spaces. This programme of events has been brought together by Heritage Wandsworth: the local history and historic environment partnership for the Borough… Read More

Official opening of The Promontory Garden, Battersea Park

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A new landscaped riverside garden has been created in Battersea Park in the latest stage of an ongoing series of improvements in the park worth £840,000. A few days ago The Promontory was officially opened – bringing a hitherto overlooked and unused area of the park back to life as part of a £100,000 scheme…. Read More

Wandsworth Arts Fringe tickets on sale now!

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Wandsworth Council’s Wandsworth Arts Fringe (WAF) launched its 2018 programme today with a rich array of shows and events to suit all ages, interests and tastes. During its nine-year history, South London’s premiere arts festival has gone from strength to strength. This year is the biggest yet with the festival playing host to over 180… Read More

Battersea Park Fireworks 2017

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Tickets are on sale for Wandsworth Council’s 2017 Battersea Park Fireworks Book in your friends and family as the annual Battersea Park Fireworks display is back on Saturday 4 November 2017 to ignite the skies of Wandsworth. The award-winning pyro-technicians, Jubilee Fireworks, are powering up for what promises to be an electrifying 22 minute firework… Read More

David Panos: Time Crystals at Pump House Gallery

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Wandsworth Council presents: DAVID PANOS: TIME CRYSTALS 4 October – 17 December 2017 Preview: 7 October, 2 – 6pm Wandsworth Council’s Pump House Gallery presents Time Crystals, an exhibition of recent work by artist David Panos that examines the contemporary revival of cultural motifs from the 1980s and 90s – particularly from ‘alternative’ and ‘rave’… Read More

Another baby python found in Battersea Park area

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Members of the public are being advised to keep an eye out for non-poisonous snakes in and around Battersea Park. Over the past fortnight three juvenile Royal Pythons have been found in the area, including one today (Thursday) in Chelsea Bridge Road. They are not venomous and are quite docile. If scared or threatened they… Read More

Jazz takes to the streets in Tooting

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Tooting rang to the sound of live jazz as The Streets returned to the town Cllr Sutters with Perhaps Contraption. Picture: Adrienne Photography The Streets is a two-year project to bring live music and performance to seven London high streets, including Tooting. Last weekend’s event at venues across the town was presented as part of… Read More

Horticulture Weekly: Custodian Awards Finalist

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Best Park Partnership for Battersea Park’s Old English Garden We are delighted to be finalists for the 2016 Horticulture Weekly Custodian Awards. We entered the Best Park Partnership category for our partnership work between Wandsworth Council, Enable Leisure and Culture, Thrive, Quadron idverde at Battersea Park’s Old English Garden. This is a great achievement for our first year, congratulations to… Read More