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Petting Farm Joins Christmas In The Village!

This year’s Christmas in the Village just got even more special with the addition of our first ever petting farm! We’re delighted to welcome Deen City Farm to the event who will be bringing a selection of cute and cuddly animals, big and small, for the children (and adults!) to enjoy. They’ll be located on […]

Miss Ballooniverse Joins Our Christmas Line-Up!

Balloon modelling maestro Miss Ballooniverse will be heading to Wimbledon Village on December 4th to entertain some lucky children at our festive family fun day, Christmas in the Village. Four, 30-minute shows will be held between 2 and 4 pm at local estate agent Wimbledon Homes, who kindly sponsored the activity. Each session is limited to […]

Festive Family Fun Day: Sunday December 4th

Our ever popular annual festive event Christmas in the Village is jam packed with activities for the whole family to enjoy. Santa will be greeting and treating children in his Grotto all day, apart from at lunchtime when he’ll be taking to his trusty steed for a horseback parade down the High Street, complete with Elves and […]

The Big Sleep Out Is Back!

On the night of December 3rd, the Dons Local Action Group, their friends and supporters are once again braving the cold, and doing a sponsored sleep out at Cherry Red Records Stadium, Plough Lane. The event will raise vital funds to help those most in need across Kingston, Merton and Wandsworth. Last year, the Group […]

A Marathon Offer From Nordic Balance

If you were one of the 42,000 participants that ran this year’s London Marathon you probably woke up today in need of some serious TLC. As a small ‘well done’ Nordic Balance Wimbledon Village is offering this year’s marathon runners a free half-hour sports massage with one of their excellent massage therapists to help ease […]

Enjoy A Taste Of Thailand In SW19 At The Loy Krathong Festival

The 2022 Loy Krathong, or ‘floating flower’ festival at the Buddhapadipa Temple takes place on Sunday 6th November from 10am until 5pm. This incredibly popular annual event includes a whole host of cultural song and dance performances and dozens of Thai food stalls. Set in 4 acres of land in Calonne Road, the Buddhapadipa Temple is […]

Remembering Her Majesty

Over 500 people gathered at the Wimbledon Village War Memorial on Sunday night to mark the National Minute of Reflection for HRH Queen Elizabeth II. A piper played as the crowd gathered and the Vigil was opened by Village Ward Councillor, Max Austin, who organised the event alongside the Wimbledon & Putney Common Conservators. Stephen […]

Vote Now For Your Favourite Commons Image

On 15 August last year, as part of their 150th Anniversary celebrations, the Friends of Wimbledon and Putney Commons launched a competition to find the best pictures of the Commons. Over 1,500 entries were submitted over the course of the year, all vying for one of the fantastic prizes provided each month by local businesses. […]

Book Your Place For Labrad-oodles of Fun!

Sign up for this year’s Waggy Walk and support Wimbledon Guild whilst having labrad-oodles of fun with your canine companion, family and friends. The event, which takes place on Saturday 1st October, is open to walkers with or without dogs. Participants can choose either a 4km or 7km route through picturesque Wimbledon Common, enjoy pre-walk drinks […]

BookFest Sunset Festival Reveals Confirmed Line-up

The BookFest Sunset Festival has just released its confirmed line up and the programme – which features more than 40 talks, readings, book signings and creative workshops from a host of famous names – really does offer something for everyone. My Name is Leon author Kit de Waal, former Hong Kong Governor Chris Patten, broadcaster Mariella Frostrup, […]