Editor’s picks, what’s on this weekend, 20-22 September
From arts festivals to local foodie markets, here’s our guide to what’s on this weekend near you
North End Road autumn market
An annual food market that takes place in the heart of Parsons Green, this year with an eco twist. Expect plenty of foodie stands, markets, live music and street entertainment, plus more than 150 stalls selling sustainable treats.
North End Road, Parsons Green
Merton Arts Festival 2019
Merton will be taken over with art fever as 100 artists will be congregating on the borough to showcase work in a wide range of media. Discover artists’ houses aplenty, get a look at some secret studios, and catch venues across Merton as they transform from pubs and churches into galleries.
21 September; 11am; free
Wey River Festival at Dapdune Wharf
A charming riverside festival taking place just outside of Guildford, with a special illuminated pageant at dusk to mark the end of the summer, plus foodie fare to enjoy and drinks stands galore. Take the family along and make a day of it.
21 September; 11am-8pm; free
The Antelope beer and gin festival
A fun-filled day for all gin lovers, with food, live music and 40 cask ales, 30 craft kegs, plus 50 small batch gins and artisan tonics to make your way through.
20 September; 12pm; free
The Antelope, Surbiton
Wimbledon Park festival of dogs
For those with a love of dogs, head to Wimbledon Park this weekend for a celebration of all things canine. Expect fantastic falconry displays, Britain’s Got Talent’s Dima and his talented furry friends putting on a special performance, and lots of food stands to make the most of.
21 September; 11am; adults £7.50; children £2
Taste of Putney food market
Visit riverside Putney this weekend and indulge in plenty of delicious food from local traders, refreshing drinks, live music and lots more fun activities for all the family to enjoy, put on by the folks at Positively Putney.
21 September; 10am-4pm; free
St Mary’s Church Square