The forecasted Indian Summer has arrived and while we’re still not sure how long it will last we’re definitely making plans to enjoy the extra few days of glorious sun in Wimbledon. To help you get the most out of your weekends, as well as the week ahead, we’ve rounded up the best events to attend and get involved in over this weekend.
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Smash Celebrates its 1st Birthday!
One year ago Lady Wimbledon helped welcome Smash to Wimbledon. Now Smash, home to four Olympic-grade ping pong tables, is celebrating their 1st birthday with a week long celebration Thursday through Sunday. Those wishing to get in on the celebrations will be able to enjoy a free game of ping pong 12pm till 4pm and pizza Smash cake!
Smash Wimbledon, 82 The Broadway, London, SW19 1RH – Thursday 27th till Sunday 30th October (12pm – 9pm)
Autumn Quarter Marathon
There’s been no shortage of running events this year and once again joggers will be able to enjoy Wimbledon Common’s scenic woodlands this Saturday. What makes this race even more special is that the proceedings will be donated to Stem 4 – a mental health and illness charity for teenagers – as well as the Wimbledon Guild.
Richardson Evans Memorial Playing Fields, Putney Vale, London, SW15 3PQ – Saturday 29th September (Starting at 9am)
Siegeris Dance School
Flourshing students of local Siegeris Dance School are preparing to showcase their talents at the school’s 10th Anniversary showcase this Sunday at New Wimbledon Theatre. We can expect to see a rendition of Peter Pan’s story played out through their show, ‘Second Star to the Right’.
New Wimbledon Theatre, The Broadway, Wimbledon, London, SW19 1QG – 30th October (Shows play at 1.30pm and 5.30pm)
It’s official, there’s only one week left till Wimbledon Bookfest and over here at Lady W HQ we can’t wait to see everyone in attendance. Have you decided what talks you want to see? Read this piece we wrote on our top picks for Wimbledon Bookfest and don’t forget to get your tickets as the talks are selling out fast!
Baillie Gifford Tent, William Morris Tent, Robert Graves Gallery, Wimbledon Common, SW19 5AZ