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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.
21 September
North End Road, Parsons Green

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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
Various locations 

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merton arts festival - Jo Holdsworth


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
Dapdune Wharf
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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
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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
Wimbledon Park
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wimbledon festival of dogs


Wine lovers should head down to Denbies this weekend and enjoy the last of the summer wine with a special weekend tour that embraces autumn and explores what has been a fabulous year for grapes. Learn about what goes into making wine and soak up the sight of the sweeping valley in the September sunshine.
21 September; 11am-4pm; £7.50
Denbies Wine Estate
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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

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