As our days warm up a little this weekend we find new ways to fall in love with autumn again and celebrate the best Wimbledon has to offer. Whether you want to enjoy a little musical cheer, pick a bottle of Merlot for your Christmas dinning table, or do a spot of early-bird shopping, take your pick from our What’s On in Wimbledon this weekend.
Wimbledon Arts Fair
The Wimbledon Arts Fair returns this winter, bringing art lovers and creators together in a celebration of imagination and its 44th anniversary. Brought to us by the Wimbledon Arts Studio, the fair showcase 150 contemporary artists, designers, and makers.
Wimbledon Art Studios, 10 Riverside Rd, London SW17 0BB
Wimbledon International Music Festival
What better way to enjoy a beautiful autumn afternoon than with an intimate date to a concert? Start off with Antoine Tamestit and his alluring viola recital, then polish off your dancing shoes with Paris Washboard Superswing, walk on the wild side with the Dante Quartet, and celebrate diversity with a Grand Union Concert. Tickets are selling fast, with quite a few shows already sold out, so make sure to book your favourite shows now!
Christmas Lights Switch On – Kingston
From the 15th November, you’ll see the Ancient Market Place transform before your very eyes, as stalls and stores brighten up with vibrant greens, reds and golds. Warm mugs of mulled wine will be at the ready, and piping hot dishes to keep you fueled whilst you explore what Kingston has to offer.
Kingston Ancient Market Place, Kiosk 17 Market Place, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1JS (Christmas Lights Switch On from 6 pm, Thursday 15th November)
Christmas Grotto – Centre Court Shopping Centre, Wimbledon
Have you been naughty or nice? Centre Court Shopping Centre’s Christmas Grotto will be in town from the 24th November where the man in red himself, accompanied by his trusty elves, will be at the ready to bring some festive cheer to all who pass by.
Centre Court Shopping Centre, Queen’s Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 8YE
Christmas Wine Tasting Event – Hannibal Brown
With two weeks left till Hannibal Brown’s Christmas Wine Tasting Event, you’ll want to book this one into your diaries. Located in the heart of Wimbledon all are warmly invited to an evening full of festive fun, with 20+ wines to taste, Christmas inspired canape menu tasting and Hannibal Brown’s own Chrismas Grotto.
Trinity Hall, 1 Mansel Road, London, SW19 4AA (From 6.30pm onwards, Thursday 29th November)
Open Tap Room – Wimbledon Brewery
Deck the halls with bows of holly Wimbledon Brewery’s Open Tap Room session is back again and their wonderful Winter Ale is here to warm us all up with hints of spice, red berry and fruitcake best paired with pork and game dishes.
The Wimbledon Brewery, 8 College Fields, Prince Georges Road, SW19 2PT (11amtill 4 pm)