Editor’s picks, what’s on this weekend, 13-15 September

From foodie festivals to some cracking live music gigs, here’s our guide to what’s on this weekend near you


Tooting Foodival

This year’s Tooting Foodival has plenty of local favourites coming along to demonstrate how it’s possible to grow local, eat local, be sustainable and have fun at the same time. There will also be donations from fruit and vegetable growers who will be whipping up a great sustainable feast on Hereward Road.
14 September
Upper Tooting Road

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The Handmade Festival with Kirstie Allsopp

Kirstie Allsopp will be returning to Hampton Court Palace alongside plenty of other experts from the arts and textiles world. Enjoy a creative workshop, and get inspired with a whole host of craft activities. Learn hacks to transform your home in a unique way and lap up beautiful Hampton Court Palace in the September sunshine.
13-15 September; 9.30am-6pm; £32
Hampton Court Palace 

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Abundance Fruit Day

There are plenty of fruit trees in the Wimbledon area, and luckily the foragers at Abundance are on hand to make sure this lovely fruit isn’t wasted. Head along to learn about what you can do in your kitchen to make the most of the bountiful autumn harvest.
14 September
St Mark’s Church Garden
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Kingston Korea Festival and Harvest Festival

Kingston town centre will be taken over for a celebration of all things Korean culture. Expect a day of dancing, live music, arts and crafts, plus the Harvest Festival with a selection of tasty food to pick from.
14 September
Ancient Market Place
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Colourscape music festival

A music festival like no other that sees a colourful kaleidoscopic maze take over Clapham Common. Venture inside and discover music from bands around every twist and turn.
14 September; 12pm
Clapham Common
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Foodies rejoice! There is a food festival coming to the lush Surrey Hills. Discover all the local gems in your neighbourhood, try a whole load of tasters and catch a chef demonstration or two. There will be over 50 food and drink traders on the day, so bring your pennies along.
14-15 September; from £4
Denbies Wine Estate
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LBA Beer festival at Fuller’s Brewery

The LBA will descend on the iconic Fuller’s Griffin Brewery for the return of the LBA Beer Festival. Learn all about how your favourite ales get brewed, and enjoy a couple of tastings along the way.
14 September; 1pm; from £35
Fuller’s Brewery, Chiswick Lane

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The artists from PopUp Painting will be heading down to Caffettino for a fun afternoon where you’ll learn drawing and painting techniques. Enjoy a drink and produce something you can take home after.
13 September; 7.30pm-9.30pm; from £25
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