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September 2019

Southside House: Public Guided Tours

September 28, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Tours held every Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and on Public Holidays at 2 pm and 3.30 pm
Southside House, 3-4 Woodhayes Rd SW19 4RJ + Google Map

Public guided tours of Southside House. Every Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays at 2 pm and 3.30 pm, until 29th September 2019.  House closed for Wimbledon Tournament (1st-14th July) and other occasional dates. Click here for details. Adults: £9.00 Students: £7.50 Family ticket: £20 (2 adults and 2 children under 16) On Wednesday, 3.30pm tours, Seniors Concession: £5.00 (Pay on arrival) The street gates open 20 minutes before each tour. Visitors may pay on arrival or book online and are…

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Merton Arts Festival 2019

September 29, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2019

Discover the wealth of art and craft we have on our doorstep at the annual Merton Arts Festival. Visit artists at their homes and studios and be inspired by an amazing and intimate showcase of talent.

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Southside House: Public Guided Tours

September 29, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Tours held every Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and on Public Holidays at 2 pm and 3.30 pm
Southside House, 3-4 Woodhayes Rd SW19 4RJ + Google Map

Public guided tours of Southside House. Every Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays at 2 pm and 3.30 pm, until 29th September 2019.  House closed for Wimbledon Tournament (1st-14th July) and other occasional dates. Click here for details. Adults: £9.00 Students: £7.50 Family ticket: £20 (2 adults and 2 children under 16) On Wednesday, 3.30pm tours, Seniors Concession: £5.00 (Pay on arrival) The street gates open 20 minutes before each tour. Visitors may pay on arrival or book online and are…

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Southside House: Public Guided Tours

September 29, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Tours held every Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and on Public Holidays at 2 pm and 3.30 pm
Southside House, 3-4 Woodhayes Rd SW19 4RJ + Google Map

Public guided tours of Southside House. Every Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays at 2 pm and 3.30 pm, until 29th September 2019.  House closed for Wimbledon Tournament (1st-14th July) and other occasional dates. Click here for details. Adults: £9.00 Students: £7.50 Family ticket: £20 (2 adults and 2 children under 16) On Wednesday, 3.30pm tours, Seniors Concession: £5.00 (Pay on arrival) The street gates open 20 minutes before each tour. Visitors may pay on arrival or book online and are…

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October 2019

Wimbledon BookFest

October 3, 2019 - October 13, 2019
Wimbledon Common, Wimbledon Village + Google Map

This excellent arts festival returns to Wimbledon Common for 10 magical days with a sensational line-up. Headliners include Nadiya Hussain, cricketer Sir Alistair Cooke, Poet Laureate Simon Armitage, Booker Prize-winning novelist Ben Okri, Emily Maitlis and Levison Wood, Mariella Frostrup and many more! The comedy night will be headlined by Adam Kay and Bridget Christie, and for 2019 BookFest is also introducing a new programme of workshops, walks and even gin-tasting! Events for families/children including Harry Hill, Chris Ryan, Jacqueline Wilson,…

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The Toby Boalch Quartet, featuring Brigitte Behara

October 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southside House, 3-4 Woodhayes Rd SW19 4RJ + Google Map
£20

Birmingham-based jazz pianist Toby Boalch presents his settings of classic poetry in song form. To explore the variety and depth of human experience he has drawn from a broad range of works, from William Blake to the poetry of Asian mystic traditions. The song-setting is inspired by vocal artists such as Becca Stevens, Joni Mitchell and Pentangle, while the music still reflects Toby’s earlier compositional influences; John Taylor, Kenny Wheeler and Wayne Shorter.

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Jigsaw Players and Lev Parikian: And the Bird Called

October 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Southside House, 3-4 Woodhayes Rd SW19 4RJ + Google Map
£22.50

Musician and author of Why Do Birds Suddenly Disappear? Lev Parikian joins forces with the Wimbledon-based chamber ensemble the Jigsaw Players for an evening of good-humoured readings and uplifting music on avian themes. Lev Parikian is the Artistic Director of The Rehearsal Orchestra, the City of Oxford Orchestra and several London amateur orchestras.

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Autumn Bird Walk

October 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Wimbledon Common – Rangers Office, Windmill Road
Wimbledon, London SW19 5NR
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Join local bird watching experts for a fascinating and informative walk on the Commons for an introduction to our birdlife. Location:  Meet at the Ranger's Office Time: 8.00am Length of Walk: Approximately 2/2.5 hours, 2-3 miles.

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Ian Shaw

October 19, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Southside House, 3-4 Woodhayes Rd SW19 4RJ + Google Map
£20

Ian Shaw’s recordings and live performances as a jazz singer have been recognised by two BBC jazz awards (2004 and 2007), a Parliamentary award (2018) and numerous award nominations including Downbeat Magazine (2017) and Jazz FM (2013 and 2019). Ian presents the weekly Ronnie Scott’s Radio Show for Jazz FM in the UK. This show is syndicated worldwide and is also to be heard on British Airways long haul.

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Children’s Halloween Pumpkin Hunt

October 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - October 26, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Wimbledon Common – Rangers Office, Windmill Road
Wimbledon, London SW19 5NR
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£2

Hunt for hidden Halloween treasures! Search the Nature Trail for the hidden pumpkins and collect all the letters to create two Halloween words. Halloween-themed Colouring Competition in the Information Centre with prizes for the best pictures! Everyone who completes the hunt will be entered into a draw for some super prizes and anyone entering in Halloween fancy dress on Saturday 26th October will get a special treat! Drop by anytime between 10.00am to 4.00pm. Suitable for all ages but younger…

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November 2019

Elisabeth Zeuthen and William Howard: Viola and Piano Recital

November 24, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Southside House, 3-4 Woodhayes Rd SW19 4RJ + Google Map
£20

Enjoy an afternoon of music with WILLIAM HOWARD, one of Britain’s leading pianists, who is joined on the viola by ELISABETH ZEUTHEN SCHNEIDER - one of the founders of the Thy Chamber Music Festival.

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February 2020

Hellensmusic fundraising concert & supper

February 1 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Southside House, 3-4 Woodhayes Rd SW19 4RJ + Google Map
£75

Nelly and Adam Munthe invite you to a candlelit celebration in support of HELLENSMUSIC. A recital by Maya Iwabuchi (violin), - Principal violin, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Joint artistic director of Hellensmusic - and Hellensmusic Alumni, Élisabeth Pion (piano), Toby Cook (viola), Akito Goto (cello) PROGRAMME to include Mozart, Piano Quartet in E-flat Major K 493 and Schumann, Piano Quartet in E-flat Major Op. 47. Wine and supper will be served after the concert. Doors open at 19:00  

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Opera Prelude concert & afternoon tea

February 9 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Southside House, 3-4 Woodhayes Rd SW19 4RJ + Google Map
£25

In conjunction with the PMMCT, Opera Prelude presents ‘My Love is like a Red Red Rose’ – songs of love and devotion. An afternoon with some of opera’s brightest young stars: ALEX THOMPSON, tenor MIMI DOULTON, soprano MARIA LEVANDOVSKAYA,  piano RICARDO PANELA, baritone.

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Winter Talk: Citizen Science Counts

February 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
London Scottish Golf Club, Windmill Road
London, SW19 5NQ United Kingdom
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Wimbledon and Putney Commons Annual Winter Talk “Citizen Science Counts - the BTO’s Garden Bird Watch shows how ” 7.30pm on 13th February 2020 at the London Scottish Golf Club   Wimbledon & Putney Commons' annual Winter Talk in 2020 will be given by Peter Almond, an Ambassador for the British Trust for Ornitholgy’s (BTO) Garden BirdWatch Scheme.  Peter gives regular talks on gardening for wildlife in the Surrey area and he will be talking about the data the Garden BirdWatch…

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Wimbledon Wedding Show

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hotel Du Vin, Cannizaro House, West Side Common, London
Wimbledon Village, Great SW19 4UE United Kingdom
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Wedding Fair held at the picturesque Cannizaro House.

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March 2020

WVS Annual Charity Ball

March 7 @ 6:45 pm - March 8 @ 1:00 am
Hotel Du Vin, Cannizaro House, West Side Common, London
Wimbledon Village, Great SW19 4UE United Kingdom
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The WVS Charity Ball is held in aid of the Wimbledon and Putney Commons Conservators. The night starts with a Champagne reception, followed by a three-course meal and then is rounded off with dancing until the early hours to a live band. Come on your own, or with family and friends. Make a weekend out of it and take advantage of the special room rate offered to WVS Charity Ball guests. EARLYBIRD TICKETS bought by 31st January 2020  £95.

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Friends of Cannizaro Fundraising Spring Talk

March 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hotel Du Vin, Cannizaro House, West Side Common, London
Wimbledon Village, Great SW19 4UE United Kingdom
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As part of a programme of activities to raise funds for restoration projects, the Friends of Cannizaro Park are delighted to announce a Spring Talk with top landscape designer Mark Gregory. Mark is a lively and friendly Yorkshireman, and after a lifetime spent in landscape work, he has lots of stories and lots of gardening advice! Mark won two Gold medals at the RHS Chelsea Flower Shows of 2018 and 2019 and it wasn’t only the judges he impressed; his “Welcome…

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Spring Walk with the Commons’ Senior Management Team

March 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wimbledon Common – Rangers Office, Windmill Road
Wimbledon, London SW19 5NR
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Starting at the Ranger's Office, the management team will take you for a walk around the Commons, explain about some of the current projects and conservation work, as well as sharing some anecdotal tales of the life of the everyday folk of the Commons. These walks are free of charge and refreshments are available before and after the walk. Please dress for the weather - wellies or walking boots recommended. Booking is not essential, but helpful. Booking Form

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June 2020

Wimbledon and Putney Commons Conservators – Annual Open Meeting

June 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Conservators will present their annual reports and accounts for 2019/20. The Conservators and staff will be available for informal conversations from 7.30pm when refreshments will also be available.  The formal meeting starts at 8pm Venue: TBC Cost: Free of Charge Booking:  Booking not required.

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July 2020

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

July 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wimbledon Common – Rangers Office, Windmill Road
Wimbledon, London SW19 5NR
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Join local experts Simon Riley and Les Evans-Hill for a walk around the Commons to learn about the area's Dragonflies, Damselflies and Butterflies. The walk will take approximately 2 hours and a pair of binoculars is recommended. Start time to be confirmed. Refreshments will be provided. The walk is free of charge but donations would be gratefully received.

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