what's on this weekend

Editor’s picks, what’s on this weekend, 4-6 October

From apple days celebrating an autumnal harvest to an evening with Bradley Wiggins, here’s our guide to what’s on this weekend near you


Apple Day at Fulham Palace 

Celebrate the orchard in the walled garden of Fulham Palace for an annual apple day celebration and get inspired for your own autumnal harvest.
6 October; 11am-3pm; free
Fulham Palace

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The city’s relationship with the dead is explored with a month-long festival with graveyards opening their doors, plus insect taxidermy workshops and even terrarium classes where you can create a mini graveyard.
4 October – 1 November; see website for details
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Bradley Wiggins: An evening with

The cycling legend, winner of the Tour, Olympic champion and style icon, Bradley Wiggins, comes to New Wimbledon Theatre armed with anecdotes from his career and an insight into the evolution of the sport.
6 October; 7.30pm; £36.65
New Wimbledon Theatre
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Squash and pumpkin festival

A local festival dedicated to celebrating all thinks squash and pumpkin. Shop autumnal produce, pick up tools and seeds and cook up samples. You can also grow your own home-grown veg and enter them into the competition where you can win the coveted cup and take home a cash prize.
6 October; 10.30am; free
Garden museum, Lambeth
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BFI London film festival

Film buffs should check out the BFI website and pick a screening or two for one of the best fortnights in film. With the nights drawing in and seemingly never-ending rainfall, what better than to cosy up in front of an Oscar runner or indie flick.
Until 13 October; see website for varying prices and venues
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Wimbledon BookFest 2019

The popular cultural event taking place in Wimbledon’s leafy Common comes back to town with plenty of big names in the literature world. There will be a series of talks from the likes of Levison Wood and Jacqueline Wilson, plus comedy gigs and more.
3-13 October; see website for details
Wimbledon Common
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We Talk to Jacqueline Wilson


Thames Valley Art Society exhibition

Come along and see the Thames Valley Art Society’s autumn exhibition with all works for sale. Discover local artists close to home and get inspired to take to the canvas yourself. 
Until 5 October
All Saints Church 

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