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July 2019

Summer Evening Walk with the Commons Senior Management

July 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Event Details  Location: Meet at the Ranger's Compound, Putney Lower Common.  Situated at the junction of Lower Richmond Road and Queen's Ride. Time: 7.00pm Cost: This event is free of charge but donations gratefully accepted Refreshments: Tea, coffee etc before the walk. Booking:  Booking is preferred but not essential Please click here for the Booking Form

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August 2019

Wimbledon Common Half Marathon

August 4, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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£30

This picturesque course takes runners through the stunning grounds of Wimbledon Common to cover the Half Marathon distance.

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September 2019

Kids World Token Fair

September 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - September 8, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 22, 2019

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Wimbledon Guild Waggy Walk

September 28, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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A fundraising dog walk for a local charity supporting people throughout Merton. Open to everyone, with and without dogs. All waggy walkers will have the choice of a 4km or 7km walk, both starting and finishing at the Hand in Hand pub on Wimbledon Common.  SIGN UP IN ADVANCE AND YOUR DOG GOES FREE! PRICES: £10 adult, £5 per child (4-16yrs), Family ticket £25 (2 adults + 2 children), £5 per dog. Booking fees apply. BOOK TODAY! www.wimbledonguild.co.uk/waggywalk Tel: 020 8739…

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October 2019

Wimbledon BookFest

October 3, 2019 - October 13, 2019
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This excellent arts festival returns to Wimbledon Common for 10 magical days with a sensational line-up. Headliners include Nadiya Hussain, cricketer Sir Alistair Cooke, Poet Laureate Simon Armitage, Booker Prize-winning novelist Ben Okri, Emily Maitlis and Levison Wood, Mariella Frostrup and many more! The comedy night will be headlined by Adam Kay and Bridget Christie, and for 2019 BookFest is also introducing a new programme of workshops, walks and even gin-tasting! Events for families/children including Harry Hill, Chris Ryan, Jacqueline Wilson,…

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September 2020

Wimbledon BookFest: Last Days of Summer

September 11, 2020 - September 14, 2020
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The Last Days of Summer festival will feature a broad range of events showcasing inspiring speakers and bestselling authors for adults and children. 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 will be held in a bespoke open marquee with reduced capacities and ticketed entry to ensure that the festival is a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. Events…

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December 2020

Charity Fundraiser: Wimbledon Wishing Tree

December 12, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until December 13, 2020

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Hang a bauble and make a wish at the Wimbledon Wishing Tree to raise much needed funds for stem4, a Wimbledon Charity that promotes positive mental health in teenagers and those that support them. Can't make it but would like to donate? Please click here to go to the Just Giving page. For more information on the charity please visit the stem4 website.  

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Charity Fundraiser: Wimbledon Wishing Tree

December 13, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until December 13, 2020

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Hang a bauble and make a wish at the Wimbledon Wishing Tree to raise much needed funds for stem4, a Wimbledon Charity that promotes positive mental health in teenagers and those that support them. Can't make it but would like to donate? Please click here to go to the Just Giving page. For more information on the charity please visit the stem4 website.  

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June 2021

Wimbledon BookFest: Sunrise

June 9, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - June 13, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
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Things are a little different this year – Wimbledon BookFest is hosting not one, but two LIVE in-person summer events on Wimbledon Common! “Sunrise” comprises 40 talks, readings, discussions and workshops spanning fiction, poetry, politics, nature, art, fashion, music, lifestyle and spirituality, including events for young people and schools. The programme features a range of writers, artists and thinkers - from well-known names to important new voices and local talent: A decade on from her landmark book How to Be a Woman, Caitlin Moran returns with its…

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BioBlitz Weekend of Nature

June 25, 2021 @ 8:00 am - June 27, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
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Wimbledon & Putney Commons' first event of the year - an annual weekend of nature focusing on our flora and fauna.  There will be walks focusing on small mammal, bats and moths, butterflies and dragonflies, along with a general nature walk.

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September 2021

Wimbledon BookFest: Sunset

September 15, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - September 19, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
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Various

Wimbledon BookFest returns to Wimbledon Common for its second event of 2021. Speakers include Rick Stein, Sebastian Faulks, John Cooper Clarke, Anne Sebba, AC Grayling, Jess Phillips MP, Tristram Hunt, and Robert Peston. Writers sharing their memoirs include Miriam Margolyes, Anita Rani and Giles Terera, star of the musical Hamilton. Fiction lovers won’t be disappointed by a range of events with both new and established voices including Elif Shafak, Christy Lefteri and Salena Godden. Cellist Steven Isserlis will be talking…

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May 2022

Wimbledon & Putney Commons Celebratory Games Day

May 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Join the team at Wimbledon & Putney Commons at their Celebratory Games Day which will feature many of the games and sports that have been played on the Commons throughout its history. EVENTS INCLUDE: Thames Hare and Hounds “Dash for the Splash” 10k race Family Bike Ride from Putney to the Windmill Arena demonstrations of horse-riding, dog flyball, stoolball, football and rugby Morris Dancing Tug of War Penalty shoot-out against AFC Wimbledon’s Haydon the Womble For a full programme for…

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June 2022

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration

June 2 @ 8:45 pm - 10:00 pm
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Celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with the Wimbledon & Putney Commons Conservators and the Wimbledon Windmill Museum. Two simultaneous processions from the Wimbledon Village and Roehampton War Memorials will start at 8:45pm, leading to the Windmill, which will be illuminated as part of the nationwide event of the lighting of the beacons. A programme of music and song by candlelight, with the choir from St Mary's Wimbledon will then follow. The event is free of charge with a suggested donation…

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Wimbledon BookFest : Sunrise

June 9 @ 5:00 pm - June 15 @ 9:30 pm
Wimbledon Common, Wimbledon Village

Following the success of the two-event format in 2021, Wimbledon BookFest fans can look forward to more of the same this year. The first in-person Summer event, Sunrise, promises another exciting programme of events featuring a range of writers, artists and thinkers – from well-known names to important new voices and local talent. This summer's line-up has a very topical focus and includes a range of speakers covering UK and global affairs, as well as taking a closer look at our…

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July 2022

Summer Evening Walk on the Common

July 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Join the Commons' management team for a walk around Wimbledon Common and learn about the current conservation projects. This event is free of charge but donations are gratefully accepted. Refreshments will be provided before the walk. As places are limited, booking is required.

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