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BookFest is Back!

Wimbledon BookFest is delighted to announce a live weekend event, 12-13 September, in a bespoke open marquee on Wimbledon Common. The Festival, named the ‘Last Days of Summer,’ will feature a broad range of events showcasing inspiring speakers and bestselling authors for adults and children. The full programme will be announced soon. Events will have […]

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 […]

We’re Open For Business!

Many of our Village shops are now open, and excited to be welcoming customers old and new. Please do drop by and show your support. The community has shown amazing loyalty to local businesses during the pandemic and we would love this to continue. It is incredibly important for the Village and very much appreciated by […]

Visit our Village Farmers Market

Our fabulous Village Farmers’ Market is back! Serving up a range of fabulous fresh products and ready to eat goodies, the market is open from 10am to 3pm in the Village Surgery Car Park on the High Street, so please drop by. To allow for social distancing there are a reduced number of stalls, however these […]

Enjoy the Common Responsibly

The beautiful green space of Wimbledon Common has been a lifeline for many local residents during lockdown. Now the Government has eased lockdown measures and visitor numbers remain very high, it is important that visitors continue to use the Common responsibly: Ensure all litter is disposed of appropriately – and taken home if possible. Please […]

Local Goods & Services during Lockdown

During the Coronavirus lockdown we would like to thank everyone in our local community who has rallied together and supported our much-loved Village businesses wherever possible. Your ongoing loyalty is incredibly important and very much appreciated by all. A good number of the Village restaurants and cafes are operating a takeaway and/or delivery service so […]

Ride London for Charity!

Are you a keen(ish) cyclist? Would you like to raise some money for Wimbledon Guild? The Guild has 2 places on offer for this hugely popular cycling event which takes place on Sunday 16 August 2020. Starting in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the 100-mile ride is through stunning countryside in the Surrey hills, and […]

Help the Aussie bushfire animals!

Nicky Green, landlady of the Rose & Crown in Wimbledon Village is holding a charity dog walk in aid of WIRES, the organisation doing so much for animals affected by the recent horrific bushfires in Australia. Meet Nicky and others at the Rose & Crown, Wimbledon Village High Street at 9.45 on Saturday 29th February […]

Shelter’s Village boutique opens its doors

UK charity Shelter has opened a new boutique on Wimbledon Village High Street offering a range of designer, vintage and quality high-street clothing at a fraction of the original price. The charity now has over 100 stores nationwide which champion sustainable fashion as well as raising valuable funds to help fight homelessness and bad housing […]