Tag Archive: Wandsworth

Wandsworth Council’s Wandsworth Arts Fringe is back!

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WANDSWORTH ARTS FRINGE IS TEN! Tickets are on sale for Wandsworth Council’s premiere arts festival as it rockets into its second decade. To celebrate this landmark birthday, #WAF10 highlights ten projects which celebrate the artists, companies and organisations that have been part of been part of WAF’s first ten years. These are the people who… Read More

Girls Get Active

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The Girls Active project to get teenage girls taking part in sport and physical activity has got off to a flying start.   The project works with girls aged 13-16 from Ark Putney Academy, Burntwood and Graveney Academy, providing the support they need to gain a sports qualification. The students can then deliver sport and exercise… Read More

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Still time to Kick the Fat

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There’s still time to get fit and have fun with another chance to take part in a new football-based weight-loss programme. Another round of sign-ups is being held for Wandsworth Council’s Kick the Fat course, starting on February 9. Kick the Fat is a 7-a-side league with a difference – it’s only for players who… Read More

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Potters of Putney Plant Seeds in St George’s Hospital Garden

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The space outside the Intensive Care Unit at St George’s Hospital, Tooting, is currently far from inspiring. The visitors, waiting for news of their loved ones, are left to view a mossy roof space from the waiting room window. During the summer of 2016, Miranda Duffy, a student of Ceramics at Wandsworth Council’s Putney School… Read More

New swing for The Pleasance play space

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A new basket swing has been installed at The Pleasance in Putney and is already being enjoyed by the local community. The swing was officially unveiled this week by Councillor Sutters, Cabinet Member for Community Services and Open Spaces, and Enable Leisure and Culture’s Ian Mitchell, along with representatives of Enable Leisure and Culture’s parks… Read More

National Tree Week: Wandsworth Common Tree Talk and Walk

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Saturday 1 December, 1.30am to 4pm Talk and Guided walk Organised by Enable Leisure and Culture To celebrate National Tree Week, Enable Leisure and Culture’s Tree Officers are giving a talk about Wandsworth Common’s trees, followed by a winter tree identification walk around the common. Please wear footwear and clothing suitable for walking outdoors. If… Read More

National Tree Week: Tooting Common Tree Planting

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Friday 30 November, 10am to 4pm Organised by the Tooting Common Heritage Project As part of National Tree Week, the Tooting Common Heritage Project will be planting 15 trees across the common. Please come and lend a hand with the planting that will contribute to the succession of native trees on the common. All tools… Read More

Battersea Park Fireworks 2018

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Wandsworth Council’s Battersea Park Fireworks 2018 Saturday 3 November 2018, Battersea Park, SW11 4NJ Gates open at 6pm and the bonfire is lit at 7.30pm by Councillor Jane Cooper, Deputy Mayor of Wandsworth. Fireworks start at 8pm, there is no entry after 8pm. Super Early Bird: £7.00 + booking fee SOLD OUT Early Bird: £8.50… Read More

Supporting World Mental Health Day

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Mental health is everyone’s business. There’s a stigma attached to mental health problems. This means that people feel uncomfortable about them and don’t talk about them much. Enable Leisure and Culture, in partnership with Wandsworth Council are helping raise awareness of World Mental Health Day (WMHD), 10 October, by celebrating the many health and wellbeing… Read More

Wandsworth Arts Fringe wants you! #WAF10

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  Wandsworth Council’s Wandsworth Arts Fringe (WAF) is celebrating its tenth anniversary in May 2019. We want you to help us make #WAF10 as spectacular as possible! We’re looking for artists, potential venues, schools, and local businesses who want to get involved and join the party. WAF is the perfect opportunity to showcase your talent… Read More