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Raising Vital Funds for Target Ovarian Cancer: ‘Coast to Toast’ Cycle Ride

Annabel Lintott was a Wimbledon Village resident for many years and highly valued member of the Bayley & Sage family. She died of ovarian cancer in February this year aged just 46. In Annabel’s memory, and to raise money for Target Ovarian Cancer to support training for GPs in early diagnosis and symptom awareness, this […]

Don’t Miss Out: BookFest Events Available To Stream

Thanks to your amazing support, the recent BookFest Sunset Festival, which ran from 15 – 19 September, was a huge success, presenting more than 40 events with both high-profile speakers and emerging writers in its Covid-safe marquee village on Wimbledon Common. Among the highlights of Sunset Festival were appearances from veteran actor Miriam Margolyes; punk poet […]

Wild Learning on Wimbledon Common

Next Saturday, the 25th September, the Friends of Wimbledon and Putney Commons are once again hosting their popular family activities day. From 11am – 3pm, at the hub near the Ranger’s Office, Wild Learning will be set up with lots of activities for children including stick-man making, clay work, leaf printing and crowns, whittling and […]

Music To Our Ears

Wimbledon International Music Festival is back, bringing excellent live music into the heart of our community once again. There is something for everyone to enjoy, with performances by internationally acclaimed artists including Sir Willard White, Imogen Cooper, The Tallis Scholars, a tribute to the pioneer of American swing, Benny Goodman, and an evening of tango […]

Picture Perfect: Commons Launches Celebratory Competition

As part of Wimbledon & Putney Commons’ 150th Anniversary Celebrations, the Conservators have launched a year long competition which invites members of the public to submit their best pictures of the Commons. Each person can enter up to three images per month, with a monthly prize awarded for the best picture submitted and an overall […]

Book Your Art In The Park Tickets Now!

Taking place on Sunday 19th September, in Cannizaro Park, Art in the Park combines masterclasses for adults of all artistic abilities, family friendly workshops, a sculpture trail and an art fair showcasing local talent. The one-day event has been created by a dedicated volunteer team of artists from The Friends of Cannizaro Park. Continuing a […]

Wimbledon BookFest Announces Two New Sunset Events

Tickets are now available for two brand new events at Wimbledon BookFest’s Sunset Festival, which is less than a fortnight away. On Sunday 19th, to close the festival, Erik Samuelson, former CEO of AFC Wimbledon will be telling the inside story of how the most undervalued people in football – the fans – defied the odds to take […]

Waggy Walk Makes A Pawsome Return!

Wimbledon Guild’s much-loved Waggy Walk is back for 2021. This family favourite fundraising event will be held on Saturday October 2nd on our beautiful Wimbledon Common. It is open to everyone – with and without dogs – and offers a short (4km) or a longer (7km) route option. Each participant will receive free refreshments before and after […]

Mini Film Festival Celebrates Commons’ Past And Future

Wimbledon and Putney Commons are 150 years old this year. To celebrate this milestone and the completion of a new masterplan which will help sustain and conserve this unspoilt landscape for future generations, a short film will be shared every day this week, each telling a different story of the Commons and the people who help […]

Bonjour Colette!

We are delighted to welcome a taste of France to the Village with the opening of gourmet delicatessen and traiteur Colette. This exciting new addition to our High Street promises a treasure trove of rare delicacies and hidden pleasures. Drop by and explore their extensive range of luxurious delicatessen and patisserie items, ready-to-eat gourmet dishes, fine […]