We have an established events team, responsible for organising and facilitating a variety of events in Wandsworth's parks and open spaces including the spectacular Battersea Park fireworks display.
Find out more about events in our parks and open spaces, including the iconic Battersea Park
Events are also arranged across our services. You can use the calendar to view events on any date or use the search forms at the bottom of this page.
Winter at the Bandstand
Date: 8th Dec 2013
Location: Bandstand, Battersea Park
Time: 11am - 5pm
Get into the Christmas spirit with a day of music and fun in Battersea Park
Brass band, choirs and gospel
The Anonymous Travelling Market from Dorset (from paella, hog roast and fresh bread to walking sticks, wood, vintage, handmade jewellery, craft and more)
Kids' fairground rides and face painters
Acclaimed food writer and Battersea baker Rose Prince that will be signing copies of her new book The Pocket Bakery, which features recipes from the family bakery she started in her home.
Happening Today, 6th December 2013
Self-Management Health Course
Date: 4th Nov 2013 - 9th Dec 2013
Location: 236 Balham High Road, Balham, London, SW17 7AW
Time: 13:00 - 15:30
A free course on Mondays for people living with or recovering from a mental health condition.
This course is part of a self-management programme that the Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) provides. The programme also offers information for people living with long term health conditions, including information about activities and opportunities.
How to register or find out more
To register for the course get in touch with the Expert Patients Programme at Wandsworth CCG or visit the website to find out more:
Visit the Adult Care Information Service (ACIS) to find care and support services.
Makaton Beginner’s Workshops
Date: 1st Nov 2013 - 6th Dec 2013
On this day every month
Location: The Joan Bicknell Centre, Building 19, Springfield Hospital Site, Burntwood Lane, SW17 7DJ
Time: 9:00 - 16:00
Cost: £120 for staff, £75 for family and unpaid carers
To help family members, carers and workers use Makaton with adults and children.
The aims of the course are for participants to learn the signs and symbols from stages one to four of the Makaton Core Vocabulary and be confident about using them in daily interactions with adults and children.
Makaton manuals are included in the price and these include all the signs and symbols from stages one to four plus additional vocabulary. The course also provides an official certificate of attendance from the Makaton Charity.
Booking and further information
Makaton is a type of sign and symbol language used to help people of any age with learning disabilities and communication difficulties. Find out more about Makaton courses.
Pump House Open
Date: 28th Nov 2013 - 22nd Dec 2013
Location: Pump House Gallery Battersea Park Lakeside SW11
The gallery's first Open.
The Pump House Gallery holds its first Open. Curated by members of the Katherine Lowe Settlement along with professionals, the exhibition will offer an insight into curating as well as a showcase of local artists' work. Works for sale make an excellent Christmas gift.
For details on how to enter visit www.pumphousegallery.org.uk.