What’s On in Merton: 7 October – 13 October


SW Londoner provides your weekly round-up of what Merton has to offer.


Looking for something to do this week? SW Londoner provides your weekly round-up of all the bset events in Merton.
Merton Art Trail

7-13 October, 11:00am-5:00pm


Art lovers can attend the first Art Trail held by the Merton Art Society.

Pick up a brochure from your local library and follow the map to visit different locations exhibiting the art.

Artists are opening their studios, homes and galleries for you to enjoy and purchase their work.

The Southfields Gallery will also be exhibiting works from members of the Merton Art Society and gives you the chance to meet the artists.

Luminous Tales, Polka Theatre, Wimbledon

8 October, 10:30am

Tickets: £7-£9

Take the kids to Ripstop Production’s latest show Luminous Tales at the Polka Theatre.

Bringing you a trilogy of tales about a girl who loves the moon, two magical hares and an old lady who hates the moon so much she would do anything rather than go to bed.

Aimed at 4-7 year olds the kids will love this animated mix of storytelling and shadow play.

To book tickets call the Box Office on 0208 543 4888.


Music by the Commons, Wimbledon

8 October, 8:00pm-9:45 pm

Tickets: £12, £10 concessions, and free to students

St John’s Hill Church hosts a concert given by The Musicians of London Wall.

They are a vibrant young baroque group fresh from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Call organiser Tom Emlyn Williams on 020 8944 1402 for more information.


World Mental Health Week Art Exhibition, Wimbledon

10-15 October, 9:00am-5:00pm


In recognition of Mental Health week Merton Libraries and mental-health charity Imagine have teamed up to exhibit the work of users of Merton mental health services at Wimbledon Library Gallery.

The artists will have the opportunity to sell the work in a competitive and professional gallery environment. Merton Libraries and Imagine will not accept commission so 100% of the proceeds go directly to the artists.

Visit for more information.


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