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If I didn’t laugh, I’d cry: The Frank Carson Story

Looking for a feel good night out? On Friday 23rd October, Wimbledon Village resident, actor and comedian Mike McCabe presents the story of northern Irish comedian Frank Carson, with a lively Q&A about comedy hosted by special guest and former co-host of That’s Life, Adrian Mills to conclude the evening. Receiving a five star review from […]

Enjoy a Spooktacular Halloween at The Ivy

With Halloween just around the corner, the team at The Ivy Café Wimbledon have been busy creating a number of spooktacular treats for all to enjoy, including deliciously wicked cocktails and a showstopping dessert. Created by the brasserie’s talented bar team, guests can treat themselves to not one but two limited–edition Halloween cocktails from Monday, […]

BookFest Goes Digital

Following the success of Last Days of Summer LIVE Weekend on Wimbledon Common last month, Wimbledon BookFest Digital will run throughout October. The digital programme will feature recordings of the events that took place during the live festival weekend with speakers including Matthew Syed, Ruby Wax, Pandora Sykes, Jeremy Vine, Andy Hamilton, Lemn Sissay, David Nicholls, […]

Friends of Cannizaro Park launch £6k Crowdfunder Appeal

In a time when green space has become ever more vital for physical and mental wellbeing,  The Friends of Cannizaro Park are seeking public support to help fund a long term programme of restoration at this 300 year-old park. In the first project, a new design for the park entrance developed with Chelsea gold-medal winning designer Catherine […]

Reinvigorate with fit8!

Fit8 is really looking forward to welcoming back everyone to its Village studio and on Zoom this Autumn. From September 14th the 6.30am in studio sessions on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday will be open for booking. From Sunday 11th October Sundays will be in studio sessions only and not available via Zoom. Established in […]

Go Waggy, your Way!

Wimbledon Guild’s ever-popular Waggy Walk fundraising event will take place virtually this year to ensure it is Covid-safe. Participants can walk anytime between Monday 28 September – Monday 5 October, choose to do any route or distance that suits them, or do the suggested 4 or 7km Waggy Walk route from previous years. As always, the event […]

New High Street location for Farmers Market

Our hugely popular Sunday Farmers Market has relocated to the western section of the High Street (between the High Street and Lingfield Road) from its former Village Surgery car park location. This new, larger site, which is fully pedestrianised, allows the Market to offer an even better selection of delicious fresh produce and ready to […]

BookFest is Back!

Wimbledon BookFest is delighted to announce The Last Days of Summer LIVE Weekend Festival will take place 12-14 September in an open marquee on Wimbledon Common.  Speakers include Matthew Syed, Pandora Sykes, Jeremy Vine, comedian Andy Hamilton, bestselling author David Nicholls and Black Lives Matter activist Patrick Hutchinson, with further events to be announced soon. Events […]

Adrian Mills talks to Radio Jackie about how Wimbledon’s cancellation has impacted the Village

There has been a wave of media interest in the last fortnight about how the cancellation of the world’s most famous tennis tournament has impacted Wimbledon Village and the local vicinity. Adrian Mills, Chairman of Wimbledon Village Business Association has contributed to an article published in the Times, spoken to Vanessa Feltz on BBC Radio […]

Nominate Your Local Hero

During the Coronavirus pandemic, we’ve all seen the most incredible acts of kindness, bravery and compassion from amazing people within our community: NHS staff and key workers on the frontline, those providing essential services to keep us going and the everyday heroes volunteering their time to support those most in need. To say thank you […]