Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

Janie Smith
27 August 2020
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Wimbledon BookFest “Last Days of Summer” Live Festival Weekend!

Wimbledon BookFest will hold The Last Days of Summer LIVE Weekend Festival on 12-14 September in a bespoke, open marquee on Wimbledon Common.

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Janie Smith
19 August 2020
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Wimbledon’s Hidden Palaces

Wimbledon's rich history along with many of its stunning landscapes are no longer visible. Local Author and Historian Trevor P Kwain brings the forgotten palaces and manors alive as he...

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Janie Smith
5 August 2020
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The Boy Behind The Mask by Kalpana Mehta

Culture Editor Janie Smith reviews The Boy Behind The Mask, a fun story book for children and parents which helps the child striving to find inner strength to talk to...

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Janie Smith
17 July 2020
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Gyms To Reopen In Wimbledon & Merton

Since March 20th Gym Bunnies have eagerly awaited the reopening of their local fitness centre. Merton gym goers are celebrating as a phased return of indoor facilities begins on July...

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Janie Smith
17 April 2020
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Best Books To Escape The Lockdown – Lady Wimbledon April Book Club

Get reading Janie Smith’s exciting new choices for our April book club and escape the chaos for a while.

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Janie Smith
9 March 2020
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Giving Women a Voice – March Book Club

International Women’s Day in 2020 focussed on creating an equal world where women are celebrated. This month’s book club recommends three books, inspired by this message, centre around women who...

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Janie Smith
5 March 2020
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Wimbledon’s Wonderful Women in History

On International Women’s Day, local author, Trevor P Kwain, reveals some of the wonderful women who have helped to define Wimbledon’s magnificent history. The town’s history uncovers many incredible women...

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Janie Smith
17 October 2019
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October Book Club: Scary Stories and Tall Tales

'It was a dark and stormy night…' Autumn has arrived: it’s time to stay indoors, turn down the lights and prepare for fright night with a nightmarish read! Culture Editor...

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Janie Smith
2 October 2019
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Wimbledon BookFest 2019: What Not To Miss

SW19's very own lit fest is back! Wimbledon Book Festival kicks off today, with workshops, talks and events galore. Culture Editor Janie Smith signposts you to all the best bits,...

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Janie Smith
24 September 2019
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September Book Club: Fall for New Autumn Fiction

Culture Editor Janie Smith brings you three brand new reads to enjoy as we welcome the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness. So, kick off your shoes, snuggle up on...

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