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


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


By Jordan O’Brien

This week SWLondoner has events that will have you laughing, singing and no doubt experiencing something new, so come join in and get in the holiday spirit:

Hyper Japan 2012 Christmas – Olympia Grand Hall

Friday 23 November – Sunday 25 November

Tickets: From £12 or £6 for afternoon only

We can all admit to secretly being in love with Japanese culture, there’s something so simple about the old and something so unique about the new. Hyper Japan is the UK’s biggest J-culture event and promises to bring you the very best from the nation that brought us Sushi, including Nintendo’s brand new Wii U!

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Chris Tucker – Hammersmith Apollo

Saturday 24 November – Sunday 25 November

Tickets: £38.50

American superstar actor and comedian, Chris Tucker, will be gracing the Hammersmith Apollo with his presence this weekend and it’s no doubt going to be absolutely hilarious. Let’s hope he can get there in the ‘Rush Hour’ traffic.

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The Vagina Monologues – Richmond Theatre

Thursday 29 November

Tickets: £20

This smash-hit comedy has left Broadway and the West End behind to play at Richmond Theatre. With an all star cast such as Dancing on Ice’s Clare Buckfield and Coronation Street’s Vicky Entwistle you’ll kick yourself if you miss it.

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The Music Collection (International Wimbledon Music Festival) – Southside House

Sunday 25 November

Tickets: £75 with wine and canapés

Featuring some of the best classical music of all time, the music collection promises to be a night to remember. If Beethoven, Haydn, Hummel and Schubert sound up your alley then prepare to be whisked away for an evening of pure bliss. With tickets including wine and canapés you can be assured that it’ll be money well spent.

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Winter Wonderland – The Piazza, Wimbledon

Thursday 29th November

Tickets: FREE

Featuring human statues, a parade and a spectacular firework display, does anyone launch Christmas better than Wimbledon? To find out you’ll have to head down to the Piazza for what promises to be a spectacular night with homemade crepes, popcorn and candyfloss all on offer, as well as other christmas-y treats!

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Balham Community Christmas Carols – Balham Community Space (Next to Sainsbury’s)

Saturday 24 November

Tickets: FREE

Everyone loves a nice sing-song at this time of year and who better to sing with than members of your own community? Samuel Estates and Southern sponsor Balham’s Community Carols with performances from the South London Choir, Balham Ukulele Society and Chestnut Grove School Steel Band. This promises to be a magical night.

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