October is in full swing and our diaries are busier than ever with markets, festivals, shows and events to keep you entertained. Anyone walking past the Common will see that the Wimbledon Bookfest tent has finally gone up and we can’t wait to see people come down for what will be an amazing weekend. Here’s our pick of what to do this weekend in Wimbledon.
Wimbledon Guild Waggy Walk
Dog lovers and owners will jump at the chance to spend a day walking their own furry partners, or those of others, in this fundraising walk. The aim behind Waggy Walk is to raise funds to support people experiencing social isolation and loneliness. The day promises to be one full of fun and laughter. To top it off Wimbledon Brewery will serving their finest largers. So why not spend a day taking in some fresh air walking along the Common and having some fun for a great cause?
Wimbledon Guild Reception, Guild House, 30 – 32 Worple Road, Wimbledon, SW19 4EF (Saturday 6th from 09:00am)
There is only one day left till the start of Wimbledon Bookfest. Several talks are already booked out but we have one ticket and a free copy of Bloody Brilliant Women to give away! To enter comment on Facebook or Twitter with who your Bloody Brilliant Woman is and why. The winner will be announced on the 04th of October!
Jo Holdsworth at Neptune
She featured her work during the Merton Arts Festival and will once again display her beautiful oil canvas paintings this time at Neptune in Wimbledon. The preview will be accompanied by coffee, pastries and a chance to speak to the artist herself Jo Holdsworth.
Neptune, 168 – 178 The Broadway, Wimbledon, SW19 1RX (Preview 5th October from 10.30am, exhibition 5th – 7th October)
Love Wimbledon Market on the Piazza
The monthly delight that is the Love Wimbledon Market on the Piazza is back to entice us all out of our homes this weekend. Local traders will bring their very best in global street food, clothing, homeware as well as arts and crafts.
The Piazza, Wimbledon, London, SW19 1QB (6th – 7th October, 11am to 6pm)
Fielder’s Art Celebrate 90th Birthday
Located on Wimbledon Hill Road Fielder’s Art have fueled the inspiration of artists since the shop first opened in 1928. To celebrate the local art supplies store is holding a weekend full of festivities.
Fielder’s Art, 54 Wimbledon Hill Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 7PA