Editor’s picks: what’s on this weekend, 15-17 November 2019

Festive light switch ons, affordable art exhibitions and vegan delicacies are all on the menu this week as we see what’s on this weekend in south west London & Surrey.


Farnham Christmas Light Switch On

Make the most of Farnham’s light switch on this year. Held on a Saturday, entertainment, kids fairground rides, delicious grub and a free Santa’s grotto are all open from 1pm.

16 November; 1pm – 6pm; free
Gostrey Meadow, Farnham
More info


Surrey Vegan Fair

International street food offerings, alternative goodies and ethical produce lands at the Heart Shopping Centre this weekend. Give vegan a go – you might surprise yourself!

16 November, 9.30am-3pm; free entry Walton-on-Thames. More info


Strawberry Hill House Christmas Festival

Handmade-gifts, crafts and local produce are some of the offerings at Strawberry Hill House this Sunday. There will also be talks and entertainment as you enjoy Bratwursts and mulled wine.

17 November; 10am – 4pm; £5; Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham. More info.


Kingston Christmas Market

The annual festive market opened on 14 November along with the lights switch on. Make a start on the Christmas shopping early at these craft stalls.From 14 November; 10am-6/8pm; Kingston Ancient Market Place. More info


Enchanted Christmas Fair

Retailers display their finest festive fare as entertainment, food and drink offerings and face painting stalls keep the family entertained.

17 November; 10am – 5.30pm; £4; Chelsea Old Town Hall. More info


Rebels & Friends at the Bread & Roses Theatre

The true story of the first female elected to parliament is told here through dance, drama, poetry and a collection of images.

From 17 November; 7.30pm, £14/£12; Bread and Roses Theatre, Clapham. More info


Twelfth Night, Wimbledon 

Catch the final performances of Shakespeare’s epic tale of disguise, adventure and romance.

16 November; 3pm & 7.45pm, from £15.40; Studio at New Wimbledon Theatre. More info


Mark Goodwin Exhibition

Goodwin brings a stunning collection of acrylic paintings to St Mary’s Church’s Lancaster Hall for art fans to admire and purchase.

16 November; St Mary’s Church, Putney. More info