What’s On in South West London: 27 April – 3 May


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


By Charlene Cole

Looking for something to do this week? SWLondoner provides you weekly round-up of what’s on offer is South West London…


Roy Chubby Brown – New Wimbledon Theatre

Saturday 28 April, 7.30pm

Tickets: £21 (adults only)

The most outrageous comedian is back! Following his sell-out performances, Britain’s rudest and crudest fat b*****d will return to perform his all new material live.
Still as popular as ever but too rude for television, there are only two ways to see the ‘Most outrageous comedian in the world‘ – in his best selling DVDs or at his live performances.

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Howlin’ Comedy Club – New Wimbledon Studio

Monday 30 April, 7.30pm

Tickets: £15

Comedians this evening include Kevin McCarthy  who is considered the godfather of modern British stand-up, Eric Potts who has played parts in Coronation Street and Brookside, and recently starred, wrote and directed Dick Whittington here at New Wimbledon Theatre, Michael Fabbri who appeared on 2003 final of Channel 4’s So You Think You’re Funny? And has supported Lucy Porter and Mickey Flanagan (to name a few) on tour and  Andrew Bird, who has appeared in TV shows The Sack Race and Have I got News For You. After receiving rave reviews on the launch of the new comedy club, Howlin’ Comedy will be at New Wimbledon Studio on the last Monday of every month, showcasing some of the finest comedians in the UK.

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Paul Farrington’s Kingston Navigation Wheel – Stanley Picker Gallery

Saturday 28th April – Saturday 30th June, 12pm-4pm


Visitors will have a chance to uncover a ‘hidden’ Kingston this season with the help of designer Paul Farrington’s Kingston Navigation Wheel. Commissioned by the Stanley Picker Gallery this programme of free events will take place across Kingston in the spring/summer.

You will receive a paper disc maps out a series of five themed cultural walking trails and alternative routes around Kingston, it engages pedestrians in a game of observation and discovery.

The renowned designer has previously worked with The Royal College of Art and Channel 4, as well as Moby and Depeche Mode. His research for this project has been informed by the history of Surrey Walking Club and Victorian photographer Eadweard Muybridge.


Life Club Ladbroke Grove – Lighthouse West London

Monday 30th April, 6.30pm

Tickets: £15 per workshop (£10 for 26 and under, students, seniors, unemployed.

£10 one-off membership – free for concessions.

For those wanting to gain motivation and improve confidence Life Clubs is for you. Every week Life Clubs focuses on different topics and promise that you will always learn something new and take away skills to help you improve your life for good.


Exhibition: Baptist Coelho and Nadia Kaabi-Linke – Pump House Gallery Battersea Park

Now – 20th May, 11:00am – 4pm

Free admission

The artists are responding to the environment of the gallery, exploring it’s social and physical landscapes and  contexts.

Baptist Coelho merges personal approaches to research with local cultural languages, geographies and histories. Coelho traces conflict in people and places around Battersea Park, with much attention paid to WWI and II.

Nadia Kaabi-Linke has been working with female survivors of domestic violence to create an a piece that intertwines the social and psychological.


Mambo Mondays Salsa – Fiesta Havana, Fulham

Monday 30th April and every ongoing Monday, 7.30pm

Tickets: £8

Have fun, make new friends and get up on your dancing feet.  Classes are taught by experienced instructors and there is a class for everyone. Tutors teach from absolute beginners to the advanced. DJ’s Jazzy J, Blian and Queenie are on hand to play the latest Salsa and Latin music.

At the very last moment – HMV Curzon, Wimbledon

Wednesday 2nd May, 8.30pm

Tickets: £11 (£1 booking fee applies)

An action feature from French filmmaker Thierry Donard. At the very last moment showcases the awe-inspiring acts from the greatest free riders of all time, recapping the most extraordinary moments captured over the last 10 years from every corner of the globe. Beautifully shot and edited,

The film includes thrilling 3D sequences of downhill mountain biking in Chamonix, street skateboarding, wing-suiting, speed riding through the Mont Blanc massif as well as big wave surfing in Portugal.

A great chance for audiences to experience extreme sportsmen and women as they take on challenges.


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