Editor’s picks, what’s on this weekend, 30 August – 1 September

From local carnivals to cookery classes to foodie festivals, we look at what’s on this weekend


Surrey Sculpture Society trail at Wisley

Follow a trail of contemporary and traditional sculpture featuring more than 100 pieces of work from south east England’s finest artists.
Until 22 September
RHS Wisley
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Happy Kids yoga Morden Hall Park

It’s never too early to start yoga, share relaxing practice with little ones with a 45 minute class.
31 August; 10.15am-11.15am
Morden Hall Park  

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Indian seafood cookery class at Chakra    

As part of Chakra’s ongoing cookery classes, learn how to make Indian seafood dishes at a special class with the chefs.
31 August; 10am-12.30pm
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Woking Food and Drink Festival

The annual foodie fest is back with over 80 traders popping up to showcase their produce, plus chefs on hand to show off with mouth watering demonstrations, including supper club host, TV presenter and author, Sabrina Ghayour and BBC’s Eat Well for Less, Chris Bavin.
30 August-1 September
Woking Town Centre
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Kingston September Carnival

The sounds and colours from across the world will fill the Ancient Market Place as Kingston welcomes its annual carnival.
1 September; see website for details
Kingston Ancient Market Place
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Big Comedy Putney at The Cat’s Back

An alternative comedy night at The Cat’s Back in Wandsworth. Enjoy brand new stand-up from some of the best on the circuit.
30 August; 8.30pm-10pm
The Cat’s Back
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London Mela

The ultimate celebration of South Asian music and arts will be taking over Southall this weekend, and has been doing so for almost 17 years. Canadian artist, Raghav, will be headlining, with a whole host of pop, reggae and R&B artists, plus Bhangra beats, the best in South Asian food, colour and dance.
30 August – 1 September; £2
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Camberwell Fair

A traditional fair gets a modern twist on Camberwell Green this weekend, with vibrant street food, music, dance, family fun activities and market stalls all with a focus for local independents and traders.
31 August; free
Camberwell Green
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Totally Thames 

The Totally Thames festival kicks off this weekend with a variety of events held over the course of the month. Read our ultimate guide to our favourite hand-picked events so you don’t miss out on the chance to celebrate the Thames in style.
1-30 September
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