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Get Active With Merton Moves

Merton Moves is a new initiative from Wimbledon Guild and Merton Council to help over 50’s in the borough adopt a more active lifestyle. Launching on May 4th the Merton Moves Pledge aims to get participants to commit to doing one or more physical activity a week over six weeks. This can be a walk in the […]

GIGI’s ORGANIC opening soon

Opening this Saturday, May 1st, GIGI’s ORGANIC embodies organic, natural, plant-based, sustainable living. The Village store is fully stocked with a wonderful range of organic, natural and healthy food and drinks, including the latest innovative brands available on the organic food market.  Browse and buy the most beautiful organic products, including superfoods, vegan and free-from […]

Wimbledon Museum Reveals Stunning New Design

The Museum of Wimbledon is undergoing a substantial refurbishment which will transform the space and make it fit for the 21st Century. The Museum, which first opened its doors in 1916, is located on the upper floor of the Wimbledon Village Club on Ridgway. Its last refurbishment was in 1993. This new project will recreate […]

Back Open For Business!

Tomorrow, Monday 12th April, many of our Village businesses, including all hair, nail and beauty salons, non-essential retail and outdoor hospitality venues are finally able to re-open their doors. All are really excited to be welcoming customers old and new so please do drop by and show your support. For the most up to date information […]

Windmill Seeks New Volunteer Trustees

Our iconic Wimbledon Windmill Museum is currently seeking new trustees. They have a particular need for individuals with skills in finance, marketing, legal, building maintenance and fund-raising. And of course, anyone interested in the role must value teamwork! If you are interested in finding out more, or to apply to become part of the Windmill […]

AELTC Issues Update on Wimbledon 2021

The wait for tennis fans and local residents eagerly awaiting news on this year’s Tournament is over. The AELTC announced today that at this point in time, the most likely outcome for this year’s Championships is a reduced number of spectators within the Grounds. As such, everyone who was successful in the Wimbledon Public Ballot in […]

Free Events For The Over 50s

With a roadmap out of the Covid-19 restrictions now in place, it’s the ideal opportunity for anyone who needs to regain their fitness, energy or confidence to take that first step. As lockdown continues, Wimbledon Guild is continuing to run a whole host of online activities for the over 50s in Merton. Take a look […]

BookFest launches 2021 Young Writers’ Academy

Wimbledon BookFest has launched its 2021 Young Writers’ Academy in partnership with the University of Roehampton. Four 1- hour creative writing sessions will take place in March on Wednesdays at 4.30pm via Zoom. These FREE classes are open to all Year 11-13 students. The Young Writers’ Academy is designed to motivate young writers to improve […]

Vote Now For Your Commons Conservators

Wimbledon and Putney Commons have eight Conservators, five of whom are elected by local residents every three years. 12 candidates are standing this year. If you are eligible to vote, you must do so no later than March 10th at 5pm. Please vote online if possible to save the charity money. You are eligible to vote […]

Calling all Bridge players!

The inaugural Online Bridge Afternoon in support of Wimbledon and Putney Commons Conservators is taking place later this month at 2pm on Friday March 19th. To enter this fun tournament, organised by the Friends of Wimbledon and Putney Commons, you will need a partner and you will be playing for the Commons Conservators Cup and Plate! There […]