Things To Do in Barnes, Battersea, Cheam, Clapham, Epsom, Fulham, Kingston, Putney, Surbiton, Sutton, Wandsworth, Wimbledon

Things To Do: Events


Winter Walk
Wrap up warm, pick up a trail leaflet at the Garden entrance and follow the trail around the Winter Walk with its winter interest plants; colourful stems reflected in the lake, sweet smelling winter flowers, frost-covered leaves and many different barks showing off their rich textures and colours.
Until 31 March, normal admission and opening hours apply
RHS Garden Wisley, Wisley Lane, Woking, GU1 3JR

Butterflies in The Glasshouse
Lovely Lepidoptera lift off from luscious leaves in the tropical zone of The Glasshouse.
Until 4 March; 10am-3.45pm; included in normal garden admission
RHS Garden Wisley, Wisley Lane, Woking, GU1 3JR
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Currently on another World Tour of Zone 3, this suburban themed cabaret show is branching out for a Surbiton special. Expect songs, laughter and a bit of gossip from the neighbours. Bring your car keys.
7.30-21.30pm; £10
CornerHouse, 116 Douglas Road, Surbiton, KT6 7SB
Gareth Edward 07445212399
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Mum2mum market Nearly New Sale
BUY top quality secondhand baby and children’s clothes, toys books and equipment at our award winning pop up market.
2-4pm; £2, Kids go free
Ricards Lodge High School, Lake Road, Wimbledon, SW19 7HB
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Surface Tensions
What sounds do different surfaces make? Drop in to this family workshop, accompanying Sriwhana Spong’s exhibition a hook but no fish, as we construct playable surfaces and experiment with ways of playing them through listening, looking and touching.
12-4pm; Free workshop
Pump House Gallery, Battersea Park, Battersea, SW11 4NJ
0208 871 7572
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Make your dream man out of sugar
Single ladies - what could be sweeter this Valentine's Day than making your dream man out of sugar? Lisa, our queen of sugar craft, will teach you how to make your very own tasty date! This two-hour workshop costs just £45 per person with a maximum of five people, ensuring you get plenty of hands-on help and advice. Includes materials and refreshments. To book call 020 8540 8080.
Until 17 February; 6-8pm; £45
Willow Bough Tea rooms, 11 Merton Park Parade, Wimbledon, SW19 3NT
020 85408080
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Epsom Charity Book Fair
Annual Giant Charity Sale of secondhand books, DVDs and music. Over 60,000 books including antiquarian, out-of-print, children's, fiction and non-fiction. Refreshments and light lunches available from our new Roots Coffee Shop.
Until 17 February; 10am-8pm. (Ends 4pm on Saturday); 50p, Children and students free
Epsom Methodist Church, Ashley Road, Epsom, KT18 5AQ
01372 728535
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Colour & Light
Learn all how stained glass was made, conduct an experiment and decorate your own glass lantern! Pre-booked workshop only, 12 spaces per workshop, Ages 6+.
11am-12pm, 1pm-2pm. £3 per child
All Saints Church, Market Place, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 1JP
Bookings or 0208 541 5371
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Loved Up Valentines Special
Angella's Kitchen will be holding a Caribbean Supper Club to raise funds for Homeless Charity Glass Door. Bringing delicious Caribbean Cuisine, directly to you!
7pm-12amp; £35
St Mary's, Putney High Street, Putney, SW15 1SN
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The Music Quiz
Teams of up to six are invited down to show off their music knowledge and win some kudos and prizes.
8-11pm; £5
The Half Moon, 93 Lower Richmond Road, Putney, SW15 1EU
020 8780 9383
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Butterfly Photography Morning – untutored
A chance to visit the Butterflies in the Glasshouse before opening hours to capture their beauty. . Please pre-book using ref no 14745 on 02031765830 (open 9am – 5pm weekdays) before 21st February.
8-10:30am; Members £23 and non-members £37.
RHS Garden Wisley, Wisley Lane, Woking, GU23 6QB 01483224234
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Cotton's Winter Beach Party
Stop by Cotton's for unlimited Caribbean food and an hour of rum punch on arrival. There will be live steel pans, a reggae band, carnival dancers and a DJ until late. Anyone wearing a Hawaiian T-shirt or colourful attire will also receive a rainbow flower garland and free Cottons sunglasses.
From 6pm; £20-35
Cottons, Unit 12 Flagstaff House, St George's Wharf, Vauxhall, SW8 2LE
020 7091 0793
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Union Market
Union Market offers a space that allows you to engage with people and discover more about the foods you are purchasing. Choose products from the bakery, butchers, cheese room, deli, fish counter and buy fresh fruit and veg, wine, and eat at the Union Market Restaurant.
Mon-Sat 8am-9pm, Sun 9am-9pm.
Union Market, 472 Fulham Road, Fulham Broadway SW6 1BY
020 7386 2470

Fulham Market
A great selection of fresh fruit and vegetables at reasonable prices with the hustle and bustle of a typical market. Shoppers can find groceries, toiletries, clothes and a haberdashery.
Mon-Sat; 8am-6pm.
North End Road, Fulham SW6 1NL

Bottomless Belaire Brunch in Chelsea
JuJu is now serving "Bottomless Belaire Brunches" every Saturday. Enjoy unlimited Luc Belaire bellinis served alongside a delicious pan-Asian selection. All for just £20 per person
1-5pm; 2 Hours for £20
JuJu, 316 - 318 Kings Road, Chelsea, SW3 5UH

Balham Farmers’ Market
Weekly Saturday Balham Farmers’ Market. Farmers and food producers include Kentish fisherman David Price, organic East Sussex fruitgrowers Brambletye Fruit Farm and Burscombe Cliff Farm, who rear rare breed beef and lamb near Maidstone.
Every Sat; 9am-2pm.
Chestnut Grove School, Hearnville Road SW12 8JZ

Kizomba Addiction
Start the year with a spring in your step; experience Kizomba and Party classes with G-Soua & DJ where teachers focus on developing strong foundations so you can dance smoothly and elegantly with connection and musicality in every step. Dress to impress with smart, funky and elegant clothes.
8pm/9pm/10; tickets £7/£10.
Adulis Restaurant, 44-46 Brixton Road, SW9 6BT
07886 47139

Banstead Woods Park Run
Free weekly run, everyone is welcome to join in whatever your pace. Register on the website to retrieve your personal barcode for the run.
Banstead Woods, near Coulsdon

Saturday Sessions
Every Saturday we bring you the best in commercial/dance and old school music.
20:00 - 23:55. £0
Gigalum, 7-8 cavendish parade, London, SW4 9DW

Burn calories, be active, feel great. Suitable for everyone. Safe foam balls used. The most entertaning social sports to play.
11.30am-12.30pm. First 4 sessions £20
Mole Hall, Walton Road, Molesey, KT8 2JE
07960 683 199

Fitness in the Gardens
Low impact outdoor cardio-exercise for all: power-walking, jogging and stretching. Run by the community for the community, with help from AHM, the Pavilion Trust and CARA.
10-11am; free.
Pavilion, Canbury Gardens, Lower Ham Road, Kingston KT2

Tattenhams Market
Tattenhams Indoor Market held the first Saturday of the month. Featuring stalls selling greetings cards, jewellery, gifts, home craft items and more.
10am-2pm; free entrance.
The United Church of St Mark, St Marks Road, Epsom Downs KT18 5RD

Wimbledon Park Farmers Market
Firmly established for 11 years, there are around 20 stalls selling a great range of produce and very knowledgeable farmers to help you decide what to buy. Sellers include March House Farm who have the largest selection of free range rare breed meats on the market.
Wimbledon Park Primary School, Havana Road, off Durnsford Road SW19 8EJ

Merton Abbey Mills Fresh Produce Market
Free Range Grass Fed Beef, Salt Marsh Lamb, Free Range Chickens, Free Range Organic Eggs, Seasonal Game, Award winning Cheeses, Oils, Pickles and Preserves, Bread, Organic Vegetables, Salad, Soft Fruits, Pressed Juices, Meadow Flower products.
Merton Abbey Mills

All the Single Ladies
Well singletons, Forbidden Nights is coming to the rescue – a male variety show full of explosive choreography and a fair few topless romeos taking centre stage. The boys first hit the scene on the last Britain’s Got Talent and sent the entertainment world into a storm with its innovation and theatrical production. Even if you have a special someone, this can be a fun night for all on a Saturday night!
Every Saturday; 7.45pm; £19.99-£35. Clapham Grand Theatre, 21-25 St John’s Hill,
Clapham Junction, SW11 1TT. 08456 432176 

Venn Street Market
Now that the weekly Saturday market going strong selling a fantastic range of the best foods, a weekly Sunday market is being introduced from the 1 April. The Sunday market will see a strong craft section which hopes to reach arts and crafts students and artists, as well as plants from the best British growers and nurseries.
Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 11am-4pm (tbc).
Venn Street, Clapham SW4

Wimbledon Windmill Museum
The museum has exhibits for the young and old, covering windmills and milling as well as local history and the Scouting movement.
Sat 2pm-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm.
Wimbledon Windmill Museum, Windmill Road SW19 5NR
020 8947 2825

Bottomless Brunch at Gigalum
Guests can enjoy unlimited Prosecco and Bloody Mary's to accompany their breakfast. Sat and Sundays 11am-3pm.
11am-3pm. Free
Gigalum, 7/8 Cavendish Parade Clapham Common, London, SW4 9DW
Hilton and 07906281261/

Brixton Farmers Market
Weekly market run by London Farmers’ Market, bringing quality fresh produce – fruit and vegetable, cheeses, flowers, meat, bread, cakes and jams - to the area.
Brixton Station Road SW9

All You Can Eat Dim Sum Every Sunday in Clapham
£19.50pp, 12pm-10pm. Min 2 people, booking required.
12:00 - 22:00. GBP19.50
Fu Manchu, 15-16 Lendal Terrace, London, SW4 7UX

Sunday Sessions at Gigalum
Different DJs and featured artists every week, see website for details.
3-11pm; Free entry
Gigalum, 7/8 Cavendish Parade, Clapham Common, London, SW4 9DW

Hildreth Street Market
Hildreth Street Market is now a weekly fresh food market. Food and drink traders include fresh organic British fruits and veg company Ash Green Organics; hot hog roast pigs from Rainha Santa; artisan freshly baked breads from Oliver’s Baker and handmade Italian chocolates from Baruzzo, as well as many more.
Hildreth Street, Balham SW12

Parsons Green Farmers Market
Farmers’ market customers voted with enthusiasm for their favourite market stalls at Parsons Green Farmers Market run by London Farmer’s Market. Pippin Orchard, run by Malcolm Stone was the winner, selling every Sunday in season, pop down to find out for yourselves!
Every Sun; 10am-2pm
New Kings Road School, Parsons Green, SW6 4LY
020 7833 0338

Antiques Fair
Family-run, friendly fair, a treasure trove of social history and legacy – and a great place to pick up a bargain.
Tues 11am-4pm; early admission £5, normal £3; Sun 10am-4pm; admission £3.
Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher KT10 9AJ
020 7249 4050

Salsa & Bachata Classes and Club
Wimbledon Salsa & Bachata Classes and Club every Monday in Drake House. All levels are welcome, fun and friendly.
7-11pm; £10
Drake House, 44 St Georges Road, Wimbledon SW19 4ED

Kingston Camera Club
Weekly meetings and talks by the Kingston Camera Club. Anyone interested in becoming a member is welcome to join the events, which are made up of lectures, competitions, exhibitions and social events.
St John Ambulance HQ, Athelstan Road, Kingston KT1 3BE

Salsa Classes for all levels, beginners to advanced.
8pm-9pm; £6.
La Tasca, 52 High Street, Kingston KT1 1EU

Kingston U3A meets monthly, except for bank holidays.
1.30pm; first Monday each month; members £1, visitors £1.50.
United Reformed Church, Kingston KT1 1HZ
020 8286 3597

Vinyasa Yoga
Flowing vinyasa yoga class suitable for all levels.
9.30-10.30 am; £10 per class
Belgrave Hall, Denmark Road, Wimbledon, SW19 4PG

The Music Quiz at The Half Moon
Teams of up to 6 can put themselves against the test of music through the ages at the Half Moon Music Quiz.
The Half Moon, 93 Lower Richmond Road, Putney, London, SW15 1EU

New Mums' Coffee Morning
Every Tuesday morning new Mums can meet each other, relax, chat and enjoy a free pastry with every drink! We offer a comfortable, family friendly environment, with spacious baby-changing facilities and room for buggies.
10:00-11:00. Free event
Toast Rack Bakery, 314 Trinity Road, Wandsworth Common, SW18 5RG

Antiques Market
Sunbury antiques market is the largest and longest running bi-monthly market in the country.
9am-2pm; free entry.
Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury on Thames TW16 5AQ
01932 230946

Balham Rotary Club
The Rotary meet every Tuesday and is always on the look out for likeminded people who want to be part of the Rotary and make a difference. They often have guest speakers who talk about local projects – please email the club if you are interested in joining.
The Exhibit, 12 Balham Station Road, Balham SW12 9SG

Needlework and Embroidery Club Classes
Classes with Bella Lane, graduate of the Royal School of Needlework, for beginners, intermediates, and advanced stitchers to work on their own projects. All ages welcome, children in company of an adult.
10am- 3pm; £30 per session
Conference Room, by the Herb Garden, Battersea Park SW11 4NJ
07961 8115115

Mums Running
A new-mums Running club, designed and run by physiotherapists, to help new mums get back to fitness. Bring you baby and buggy, and learn how to get back into shape, learn a good running technique and meet like minded mums. All fitness levels welcome, everyone works at their own level under physiotherapy guidence.
3.30pm-4.15pm;£6 (intrduction free),
Sun Gate, Battersea Park, Battersea, SW113bt

Tennis Tuesdays
This new initiative from the Lawn Tennis Association and Nike aims to tackle the gender gap in sports participation, offering exclusive pop-up female only tennis events across the capital on Tuesdays. Sessions in Wandsworth will be at All Win Tennis in Leaders Gardens, SW15; King George’s Park, SW18; and Tooting Bec Common, SW17.
Weekly; costs vary.

Ham House: Behind the Scenes Tour
Upstairs, downstairs – experience the unseen parts of Ham House through the eyes of the servants and glimpse how the house is used today on this 45 minute tour.
2-2.45pm; tickets £8 (plus admission).
Ham House and Garden, Ham Street, Richmond TW10 7RS
0844 249 1895

Supportive Social Clubs for retired women
These weekly meet-ups run by Lindy, the helpful club coordinator, are a great way to meet new friends. Enjoy lovely lunches at local restaurants, theatre and much more! Transport can be arranged.
Wimbledon Club: Mondays
2pm, Elys, 16 St George Road,
Wimbledon, SW19 4DP
Putney Club: Mondays 10.30am,
Bill’s Restaurant, 126 Putney High Street, SW15 1RR
020 8144 3460

Bottomless Bubbles

Battersea Rises presents their new night Bottomless Bubbles which will take place every Thursday with live music and complimentary Prosecco all night for just £20. This could well be the perfect way to start your Summer weekends early!
Rise 46, 46 Battersea Rise, SW11 1EE

Acoustic Open Mic
Running for just over two years - Sign Up, Plug In and Perform!
Sign up 8pm, performances start 9pm.
The Nelson Arms, 15 Merton High Street SW19 1DF
020 3132 4590

General Market
Recognised as the largest weekday market in southern England.
Every Thurs; 9am-3pm; free.
Kempton Race Course, Staines Road East, Sunbury on Thames TW16 5AQ
01932 782292

Wimbledon Breastfeeding Cafe
Free weekly drop in session for women wanting support with breastfeeding.The sessions will be staffed by experienced NCT breastfeeding counsellors.
10am-noon. Free event
The Gooseberry Bush Cafe, 115 Kingston Road, Wimbledon, SW19 1LT
0208 543 8720

Salsa Classes and Club
Amazing sound system, fully licensed bar, classes and salsa dance club.
7-11.45pm; £10
Putney Salsa Club, Dance Lab Ballroom Hall,
63 Upper Richmond Road, Putney SW15 2RD
07831 715 368;

Chill Out Fridays
Free lunchtime music on The Piazza every Friday in July and August, with deckchairs and tables provided.
12 noon-2pm.
The Piazza, Wimbledon

Traditional Chinese Qigong and Martial Arts
Study Qigong for health and vitality, Wing Chun Kung Fu for practical self-defence and northern Shaolin skill for strength, fitness and flexibility.
8-9pm. £12/£11/£10
In the HQ of 3rd Kingston Scout group, 23 South Lane, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2NJ

Eclectic Fridays
Each and every Friday Gigalum brings you the finest selection of Eclectic beats to start your weekend off with a bang!
8pm-1am; Free
Gigalum, 7/8 Cavendish Parade, Clapham Common, London, SW4 9DW