Make the most of your time off this weekend to take a stroll around Wimbledon and surrounding SW19 areas. There’s plenty for you to soak up whilst getting out of the house and taking in that crisp autumn air.
The Dog Stroll in Wimbledon Common
Why not take a stroll through Wimbledon Common with other four-legged friends this Saturday 13th as part of The Dog Stroll. Then join everyone at the Hand in Hand where even the doggies can get a dog beer!
Windmill parking lot, Wimbledon Common, Windmill Road, Wimbledon, SW19 5NR (Saturday 13th October, 2pm – 4pm)
Find Dogstroll Doggy Daycare’s event on Facebook
The Big Tent will only be up in the Common for another four days before we see it again next year. The Lady Wimbledon team have already got their fix for this year with Cathy Newman’s interview about her new book Bloody Brilliant Women but there’s a fantastic variety of talks to book. Our local Wimbledon Brewery will also be on hand to quench your thirst whilst queing up.
The Big Tent & William Morris Tent, Wimbledon Common, SW19 5AZ (Runs until Sunday 14th October)
Second Sunday 5 Miles
Hosted by Thames Hare & Hounds the Second Sunday 5 Mile race is the perfect way to kick-start any Sunday in autumn. The race will start at the Thames Hare & Hound HQ at the Richardson Evans Memorial Fields and over the Common with the promise of a hearty breakfast for runners.
Thames Hare & Hound Clubhouse, The Richardson Evans Memorial Playing Fields, Roehampton Vale, SW15 3PQ (Sunday 14th October from 9.30am)
Hannibal Brown & The Jigsaw Player’s Wine Pairing Event
Following on from their enormously successful food and wine pairing events, wine merchant Hannibal Brown are back again with the introduction of music to accompany/complement a selection of their artisan wines. Partnering with professional classical musicians The Jigsaw Players, who will be playing some of the most popular classical pieces. There will of course be plenty of delicious canapés to pull the whole event together.
Merton Arts Space, 35 Wimbledon Hill Road, London, SW19 7NE; 19th October (7.30pm onwards)
The Petersham Hotel Fundraiser for React Charity
The Posh Mum Club have organised a fundraiser at The Petersham Hotel in support of React Charity who work to improve the quality of life for children who are terminally ill.
The Petersham Hotel, Nightingale Lane, Richmond, TW10 6UZ (Sunday 14th October, 11am – 1.30pm)
Tickets are available via Eventbrite