What’s On in South West London: 23 March – 29 March


SWLondoner provides your weekly round-up of what South West London has to offer.


By Helen Wright

Looking for something to do this week? We provide your weekly round-up of what South West London has to offer.

The Winter’s Tale: The Rose Theatre, Kingston

Thursday 23rd – Saturday 24th March

Tickets: £8-£25

The Winter’s Tale tells the mysterious and extraordinary story of a man consumed by an inexplicable jealousy that destroys his family, his kingdom and himself.

Directed by Edward Hall, internationally acclaimed all-male company, Propeller bring their unique style to the Rose.


South Pacific: New Wimbledon Theatre, Wimbledon

Friday 23rd – Saturday 31st March

Tickets: £15-£49.50

This breathtaking and lavish Lincoln Center Theater production reinvented Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical. It swept the 2008 Tony Awards, played for two years to sold-out houses on Broadway and was televised across America. This smash hit musical has now enchanted UK audiences, receiving huge critical acclaim and sold out houses at London’s Barbican, before embarking on a record breaking sold out UK tour.

With a cast and a live orchestra of 50, this international landmark production, brought to you by the producers of West Side Story and Guys and Dolls comes to the New Wimbledon Theatre for two weeks only.


The Ideal Home Show: Earl’s Court

10am-6pm and Late Night Thursdays till 9pm

Tickets: Weekday Adult £16.50 on the door £12 in advance, weekend Adult £18.50 on the door £14 in advance, weekday Concession (Over 60’s) £12, weekend Concession (Over 60’s) £14, children under 15 Free

This multi-award winning 17 day show is bringing together more than 600 quality exhibitors from all over the UK to offer a unique shopping experience for all areas of the home, including interiors, home, gardens, gadgets, food and shopping.


Social States: Baptist Coelho and Nadia Kaabi-Linke: Pump House Gallery, Battersea Park

Free admission

15th March – 20th May

An exhibition of new works by Baptist Coelho and Nadia Kaabi-Linke developed during the artists’ residencies at Delfina Foundation in autumn 2011. The artists are responding to the environment of the gallery, exploring its social and physical landscapes, and the juxtaposition of social and personal contexts.


Wimbledon Village Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday 25th March, 11am – 1pm. 

Free entry

Take part in an egg hunt, Easter bonnet competition and see the Easter Bunny! Please register how many children will be taking part before hand.

For details and to register visit: [email protected]


Science Museum Late Nights: Kensington

Wednesday 28th March, 6:45pm – 10pm

Free admission

This month ‘Lates’ is going into the Future. Exploring what’s up and coming in the world of Science and Engineering.


Wetlands Centre Garden Weekend: Barnes, Richmond

Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th March, 9.30am – 5pm

WWT London Wetland Centre’s Garden weekend is part of the WWT Festival of Gardening for Wildlife. It offers both budding and keen gardeners the chance to find out how to make the most of their own garden. You’ll find plenty of inspiration there which you can adapt for use in your own green space.



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