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 what Merton has to offer.
Wimbledon Winter Wonderland
24th November, 5.00pm – 8.00pm
Join in the countdown to Christmas with a parade, fireworks, market stalls, street entertainment and much more. Wimbledon pantomime starts Sam Attwater and Anna Williamson will count the crowds down to the fireworks off Centre Court Roof. Father Christmas will make an appearance in the parade alongside AFC Wimbledon who will be kicking around on a stand on the Piazza.
There’s fun for everyone with children’s rides and stalls to buy festive goods. You won’t want to miss out.
Merton Art Society Autumn Exhibition, Wimbledon Library
21st November – 26th November
Come and enjoy viewing a selection of Merton Art Society’s finest work in the library gallery. Throughout the week there will be the chance to purchase items Christmas gifts too. On Monday there will be a wine reception starting at 4.30-8.30pm.
Contact 02086481911 or visit http://sites.google.com/site/mertonartsociety/
Alice in Wonderland, Wimbledon Studio
22nd November – 24th November
An alternative and humorous version of Alice in Wonderland is brought to Wimbledon by the Baked Bean Theatre Company – a learning disabled theatre company.
For more information on the Baked Bean Theatre Company visit: http://www.acttoo.com/bbtc.html
Noye’s Fludde, Sacred Heart Church
21st November – 22nd November
This community opera based on a medieval Chester Miracle Play sees Mr and Mrs Noah with their children await their Epic adventure on the Arc. David Wilson-Johnston and Catherine Wyn-Rogers lead the cast. They are accompanied by an orchestra of massed strings, recorders, percussion, bugles, handbells, organ, and pianos with student musicians and amateurs from the community playing alongside professionals such as the Brodsky Quartet.
Contact: 020 8340 3488
Rhinestone Mondays, New Wimbledon Theatre
22ND – 26TH November
Tickets: £15.50 – £32.00
A brand new feel good country music comedy hits Wimbledon next week. The story follows the All Star Line Dancing Club but there’s a traitor in the group and love and line dancing come together in a one-off comedy.
Eastender’s star Shaun Williamson and Steps’ Faye Tozer and Ian H Watkins perform in this musical which includes toe-tapping tunes including Ring of Fire and Stand By Your Man.
Contact: 0208 545 7900