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Capability Brown’s Landscape in Wimbledon Park: Then & Now

NatureScope Wandsworth Common, London

A talk by Dr Dave Dawson – the Society’s contribution to the Wandsworth Heritage Festival 2018 – for which this year’s theme is the borough’s parks and open spaces. Naturescope on Wandsworth Common sits alongside the Skylark Café. It can be approached from either Dorlcote Road (parking available in the vicinity) or from John Archer Way. … Continue reading "Capability Brown’s Landscape in Wimbledon Park: Then & Now"

Free

January Meeting

West Side Church Melody Road, London

Battersea Power Station - past, present and future Thursday 10 January 2019,    7.45 for 8pm A presentation on Battersea Power Station. Yes, in the beginning there were only two chimneys, presently there are many more cranes than this (we've lost count), and please note the image of the future is more than a little conjectural … … Continue reading "January Meeting"

February Meeting

West Side Church Melody Road, London

Love your Common. Thursday 14 February, 7.45pm for 8pm An illustrated talk and discussion with Julia Bott and Richard Fox, Co-Chairs, The Friends of Wandsworth Common (FOWC). Wandsworth Common is the largest green open space in the Society's area. The Friends group, launched last May, now has almost 300 members. And the Common is of course enjoyed by many more - … Continue reading "February Meeting"

March Meeting & AGM

West Side Church Melody Road, London

Our February meeting will start at 7.30pm (doors open at 7.15pm) with a short AGM and election of officers for the forthcoming year. There will be break to socialise with drinks and canapes and at around 8.30pm Iain Gray, a Trustee of the Folly Fellowship, will give an illustrated talk "Follies are Fun!".

Free

April Meeting

West Side Church Melody Road, London

The Thames Tideway  Project. Colin Murphy (Senior Engineer) and Hannah Shroot (Media Relations Lead) from Tideway will talk to us about the 25km Super Sewer cureently being built at a great depth alongside the Thames. This affects us with access points in our area (including King Georges Park) and the expected improvements to water quality in the … Continue reading "April Meeting"

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May Meeting

West Side Church Melody Road, London

Wandsworth Society's Arts Fringe Meeting. MUSIC FOR MINDS This Society event, which is also part of the Wandsworth Arts Fringe Festival, will be led by the Music Director and Accompanist from Wigmore Hall’s “Singing with Friends” initiative for people living with dementia and their families. It was launched in 2017 in partnership with Resonate Arts. … Continue reading "May Meeting"

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Hustings for the European Elections.

St Anne's Church 182 St Ann's |Hill, Wandsworth

The Wandsworth Society are joining with the Putney Society to hold hustings for the European Parliament elections. The line up will be (in alphabetical order of party): Conservatives - Scott Pattenden, MEP candidate for London Greens - Gulnar Hasnain, MEP candidate for London Labour - Cllr Fleur Anderson, Wandsworth Councillor (Bedford ward) Lib Dems - … Continue reading "Hustings for the European Elections."