Category: Parks

Wandsworth Heritage Project : Wildlife Walk on the Common

Thursday 7 June, 2pm Guided walk: Wildlife Walk on the Common Organised by the Tooting Common Heritage Project A wildlife walk focusing on habitat restoration on Tooting Common. Please wear clothing and footwear suitable for the outdoors and weather. The event will involve walking on uneven surfaces and crossing roads and cycle paths. Meet at… Read More

Wandsworth Heritage Festival: Scything Taster Session

Wednesday 6 June, 10.30am to 2.30pm Drop in session: Scything Taster Session Organised by the Tooting Common Heritage Project in partnership with idverdeUK Come along for a taster session in the art of scything, a traditional grassland management technique used for centuries in England and with origins dating back to 500 B.C. Please wear clothing… Read More

Wandsworth Heritage Festival: Best of Battersea’s Trees

Wednesday 30 May, 6.30pm Guided walk: Best of Battersea’s Trees Organised by Enable Leisure and Culture Take in the historic and notable trees of Battersea Park. Meet at the Bandstand in the Park. Free • Please register interest by sending email to (quote ‘Heritage Festival’ in the subject line)

Wandsworth Heritage Festival: Spies on the Common

Tuesday 29th May, 6.30pm Talk: Spies on the Common Paul McCue, Secret WW2 Learning Network A talk and presentation on the M.I.5 London Reception Centre, located in the Royal Victoria Patriotic Building on Wandsworth Common during WW2. Battersea Library, 265 Lavender Hill SW11 1JB FREE • Please book in advance: (quote ‘Heritage Festival’ in… Read More

Wandsworth Heritage Festival 2018: Tooting Common Maps

Saturday 26 May, 10am to 2pm Drop in session: Tooting Common Maps Organised by the Tooting Common Heritage Project View a collection of historical maps and drawings relating to parks and green open spaces in Wandsworth. The focus is Tooting Common but a selection of maps from other green open spaces in the borough will… Read More