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May 2019

Hustings for the European Elections.

Tuesday May 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Anne’s Church, 182 St Ann's |Hill
Wandsworth, London SW18 2RS United Kingdom
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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 - Jonathan Fryer, MEP candidate for London UKIP - Freddy Vachha, MEP candidate for London 7.30pm  start; refreshments and mingling with candidates will follow the event.

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June 2019

A Slice of Wandsworth Town’s History

Saturday June 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
In front of Book Hous, Top of East Hill SW18 2EN + Google Map
Free

As part of the Wandsworth Heritage Festival, David Kirk will lead a short walk down East Hill to the High Street, discussing a variety of sites nearby of entertainment, 'recreation' of all sorts, some listed buildings, the Huguenot past and the changing character of the area. Meet at Huguenot Place in front of Book House, Wandsworth, SW18 2EN. Booking required  on 020 8874 9167 or davidcameronkirk@hotmail.com

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June Meeting: The Restoration of Fulham Palace

Thursday June 13 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
West Side Church, Melody Road
London, SW18 2QQ United Kingdom
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The renovation of Fulham Palace and its garden. Alexis Haslam,  Fulham Palace's Community Archaeologist, will give us an illustrated  talk on the restoration project - which is curently underway - and the discoveries that have been made.

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July 2019

Walk around the Carshalton Lavender Fields.

Friday July 5
Meet at Clapham Junction Station outside M&S Simply Food, SW11 1RU
Free

Rose Harley will lead an easy, flat, 6 mile walk around the Carshalton Lavender Fields and Oaks Park. The lavender is expected to be in bloom, with a wonderful smell. No booking required; meet outside M&S Simply Food in Clapham Junction Station at 9.30am.   I

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Society Sunday Soiree

Sunday July 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
14 Patten Road, London SW18 3RH, 14 Patten Road
London, SW18 3RH
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There will be a Summer Soiree on Sunday 14 July. This is an evening of piano music from Valentin Schiedermayer, German-born but now based in London. The varied programme is to be  confirmed.  Due to limited space booking is required on wandsworth.society@mac.com; payment on the door.  

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Fulham Palace: Self Guided Visit

Monday July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
All Saints Church, North end of Putney Bridge SW16 3LA
Free

Following the June talk about Fulham Palace there will be a group outing to Fulham Palace for an informal, sociable, visit and afternoon tea. We have decided not to take a guided tour but to go and explore the restoration for ourselves. Meet in the tranquil All Saints Churchyard (close to the 220/270 bus stop) at 2pm. Entry to the Palace and garden is free. No booking required.

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Summer Social Event: Friday 19 July 7.30pm

Friday July 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Naturescope Centre, Beside the Skylark Cafe
Wandsworth Common, SW18 3RT
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£10

Come to the Naturescope Centre for our Summer evening social. This is an informal occasion for meeting other people and chatting with friends, old and new. There will be a buffet supper and entertainment from Ian Keable, comedy magician and mind reader, and entertainer - and we hope for a beautiful evening like last year. Please book in advance on events@wandsworthsociety.org; payment of £10 per person on the door.

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August 2019

Walk around Ruislip Lido

Thursday August 8 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Meet at Clapham Junction Station outside M&S Simply Food, SW11 1RU

Rose Harley will lead a Summer walk around the attractive Ruislip Woods and Lido, Northwood Hills. This is 6 miles long and almost all of the walk is in fine woodland, including Mad Bess Wood. There are some undulations. We travel to West Ruislip and return from Northwood Hills. Meet at Clapham Junction Station outside M&S Simply Food at 9.30am

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September 2019

September Meeting: Cleaner Air for Wandsworth

Thursday September 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
West Side Church, Melody Road
London, SW18 2QQ United Kingdom
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Why are 'ULEZ' and other changes needed? How will they be achieved, with what implications for residents? Our principal speaker will be Leonie Cooper, London Assembly member for Merton and Wandsworth, who had a key role in developing the Mayor of London's plans. Ask your questions and join in the debate.

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Evening Wandle Walk

Monday September 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Crane Pub, Armoury Way, SW18 1EZ, 14 Armoury Way
Wandsworth, SW18 1EZ
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Free

As the Wandsworth Society's contribution to the Wandle Fortnight the Society is organising a stroll to look at different views of the Wandle and the Thames, including a designated vista of the mouth of the Wandle. Meet by the Crane pub, at the beginning of The Causeway and finish at Putney Bridge Station (with frequent 220 and 270 buses back to Garratt Lane).  No booking necessary.

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