What’s On in Merton: 21 October – 27 October


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


By Thomas Duffell

Looking for something to do this week? SW Londoner provides your weekly round-up of what Merton has to offer.


October Half Term Workshops: Polka Theatre, Wimbledon

26 – 29 Oct

Tickets: £15 – £25

The Polka Theatre will be hosting a series of workshops over half-term for kids of all ages to have some fun trying on costumes, wigs, masks.

The kids will have the chance to perform for family and friends at the Open Wardrobe Workshop.

There is also the chance to meet script writer Levi David Addai to explore how to write your own play in the ‘I Have a Dream…’ Script Writer’s Workshop or learn some street moves in the Hip Hop Jam.

The young kids will have feathery fun making wings, masks and bird feeders in a drama and craft workshop.

Open Wardrobe Workshop, Wednesday 26 Oct 
10.30 am – 3.30pm 
6 – 9 yrs 
Tickets: £25 

‘I Have a Dream…’ Script Writer’s Workshop, Friday 28 Oct 
10.30am – 3.30pm 
7 – 11 yrs 
Tickets: £25 

Ugly Duckling’s Birds of a Feather Workshop, Thursday 27 Oct 
Tickets: £15 

Hip Hop Jam, Saturday 29 Oct 
10.30 – 2pm 
7 – 11 yrs 
Tickets: £15 

Call the box office on 020 8543 4888 for tickets or more information.


Living Green Centre Launch, Morden

Saturday 22 Oct


Discover Morden Hall Park’s fantastic new visitor centre. 
Celebrate the opening of the newly renovated Stable Yard with hands on activities, exhibitions and tours organised by The National Trust.

Contact Morden Hall Park on 020 8545 6850 for more information.


West Barnes Singers Concert: St Saviour’s Church, Raynes Park

Tickets: £10, £8 (concessions), £3 (children)

St Saviour’s Church, Raynes Park, hosts the West Barnes Singers performing Requiem in D Minor by Gabriel Faure and Shicksalslied by Franz Johannes Brahms from 7:30pm.

Contact Penelope Prendergast on 020 8648 3987 for more information or tickets.


It’s a Black History Month Thing: Pollards Hill Library and Pollards Hill Community Centre Hall


A celebration of local young talent through music, lyrics and dance with a black origin or theme.

DJ ‘talent-shop’: Saturday 22 Oct, 12.30-2.30pm. 
Supported by DJ LEGZ from RAMPAGE 

Variety show: Friday 28 October, 5-8pm, Pollards Hill Community Centre Hall 
Everyone welcome. Dance, music, fun! 

Contact Helena Byles on 0208 274 5741


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