Outdoor events are back!

Outdoor events are back!

Posted by Eyes of Lady Wimbledon | 26 August 2020 | Arts & Culture

Outdoor events are finally back and there are plenty of options for you to enjoy some good time with your family and friends.

1.The complete works of William Shakespeare

Shakespeare performances come to the Cannizaro Park (Wimbledon) for the Bank Holiday Weekend. Saturday 29thand Monday 31st of August, with two performances per day, the first one at 1 pm and the second one at 5 pm, the Mayhem Theatre Company returns for their 9th year of Outdoor Summer Shakespeare in Wimbledon.

Presenting the entirety of the “Bard´s stage works”, the cult classic that contains 37 plays in just 97 minutes of performance. All shows will respect the government norms by being socially distanced, you should also enter the park 1 hour prior to the performances. To buy tickets, you must do it in advance, either online or over the phone, 07944 630213.

Mayhem Theatre Company performing on the “Outdoor Summer Shakespeare” in Wimbledon, photo by Tim Hinchliffe


Luna Cinema – Luna Outdoor Cinema

  1. Luna Cinema

The Luna Cinema will bring you the outdoor cinema with a big screen placed in the Wimbledon Park, next to the All England Lawn Tennis Club, where you will be able to enjoy fantastic nights of cinema under the stars with social distanced rules to make you safe.

Next films at the Luna outdoor cinema:

29th of September – “Rocketmen” at 7:30 pm

30th of September – “Grease” at 7:30 pm

1st of October – Pretty woman” at 7:30 pm

2nd of October – “Joker” at 7:30 pm

3rd of October – “Dirty Dancing” at 7:30 pm

4th of October – “Back to the future” at 7:30 pm

Near the Bowling Pavilion, adjacent to the Athletics Track, you can access the venue from any entrance of the Wimbledon Park, however, after the film, only the gates onto Wimbledon Park Road and Revelstoke Road will be open. For more information regarding the location,  click here for Google Maps. Buy your tickets online.

Instagram: @thelunacinema

Facebook: @TheLunaCinema 

Website: www.thelunacinema.com/2020


Bottons Family Fun Fair – Wimbledon Park


  1. Summer Kidz Fun

For the kids under 11 years old, the Summer Kidz Fun by Botton´s Family Funfairs will be a blast. The popular kid’s funfair returns to Wimbledon Park in a COVID safe environment.

It is free entry, with a huge variety of rides and attraction operating on coin token that is purchased on the site.  Open every day from 11 am to 7 pm, near the bowls and volleyball area in Wimbledon Park.

With eleven amazing attractions (Toy cars, RaceoRama, Planes, Teacup ride…), kids can have fun for hours in a safe environment, as all the attractions are deep cleaned all the time and are treated with special products to protect it from Covid-19.


Summer Kidz Fun



Merton Abbey Mills Live performances


4.Merton Abbey Mills

The riverside heritage village, Merton Abbey Mills is open for an amazing variety of entertainment, from live music, kids’ activities, restaurants and games for everyone.

Enjoy a fabulous meal from the following restaurants:

Rockstar sushi bar – Japanese restaurant rated #5 out of over 17,000 eateries on Trip Advisor.

Nanay Rosa – Filipino food

The Merton apprentice – Serves Drinks such as ales and beers from regional breweries.

Wandle Pirates – Steakhouse with high-quality standards. Book your table online.

Willow Bough Tea Room – Specialised in providing a traditional afternoon tea in a fine vintage-style.

The Belgian Brasserie – Delicious Belgian Crepes, Waffles and Bagels using home recipes.


For the live music events, it is recommended that you book your table with one of the Merton Abbey Mills restaurants or bars, as the live music events are free.

The next live music events will be every Friday and Saturday from 7 pm to 10 pm:

  • 4th of September and 5th of September
  • 11th of September and 12th of September
  • 18th of September and 19th of September
  • 25th of September and 26th of September

For more events at the Merton Abbey Mills, follow them online:


Facebook: @mertonabbeymills 


Written By: Verónica Lopes | Content Editor 

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