What’s On in Wandsworth: 11 November – 17 November


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


By Joel Durston

Looking for something to do this week. South West Londoner provides your weekly round up of what Wandsworth has to offer.

Battersea Park Annual Act of Remembrance: Battersea Park

Friday 11 November, 10:45-11:15

A two minutes silence is being held at 11 at Battersea Park War Memorial, conducted by Cannon Simon Butler to remember the courage and honour of those who have lost their lives in the World Wars.


“I am the Warrior” exhibition: Pump House Gallery, Battersea Park

October 28 to December 3, 11:00 – 16:00

This exhibition, chaired by Juneau Projects, is looking for all kinds of creative admissions for this exhibition based on the broad topic of the spirit of mankind. Submissions can be submitted by anyone, with the only condition being that it is suitable for a wide audience. For more information call the Pump House 020 8871 7572.


Furzedown Saturday Soccer School: Furzedown Recreation Centre

Until December 17

Get the Rooneys, Gerrards and Ferdinands of tomorrow down to Furzedown Recreation Centre, on Saturday morning for some top-class football coaching. 10-11am for children aged 6-9 and 11-12pm for  those aged 10-12. It costs £30 for the 10 week course. For more information, contact 020 8871 7171.


160 Years of Wandsworth Prison: Wandsworth Museum

Wednesday 16 November

The history of the famous Wandsworth prison – the largest in London and one of the largest in Western Europe – is explored by Museum Curator, Stewart McLauglin. It is followed three days later by a Prison Art Workshop exploring the ‘creativity of captivity’.


Godspell: Putney Arts Theatre

Friday 11 November 19:45 and Saturday 12 November 15:00

Tickets: £12-15

This larger-than-life rock opera telling the story of Jesus’ last days has something for everyone, from the spirituality for the adults to the fun songs for kids. For more information, call the box office on 020 8572 0475.


Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, Collars & Coats Gala Ball

This red-carpet event, hosted by Peter Andre, promises many surprise A-list musical acts and star guests such as Esther Rantzen, Kate Walsh, Craig Revel-Horwood and Martine McCutcheon. Tickets don’t come cheap though, at £350, £500 and £1,000 for Silver, Gold and Platinum package individual tickets respectively.


Wandsworth Cineworld

New films showing at the Wandsworth Cineworld include crime caper Tower Heist, kids Christmas film Arthur Christmas 3D and  In Time – the new sci fi Thriller with Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried, set in the near future when people must buy time to extend their life after 25.


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