What’s On in Merton: 28 October – 3 November


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


By Nicolas Atkin

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


The Gardener’s Walk: Morden Hall Park, Morden Hall Road, Morden

October 29, 10:30am

Tickets: £2

A guided walk around Morden Hall Park in the company of their jovial gardener, organized by the National Trust. 

Booking essential: Telephone 020 8545 6850


Eddie Catz Annual Family Halloween Party: 2 Station Road, Merton, London SW19 2LP

October 29, 18.00 – 20.00

Come enjoy entertainment, a dance in the Halloween disco, see magic with Twitch the Witch and Count Dracula and join in the fancy dress catwalk competition. There will be prizes for the best costumes.

Tickets: Children (aged 2-10) £13, includes kid’s meal & drink, all entertainment & face painting and a Halloween goodie bag. Adults £4, include a glass of wine or a beer. Tickets are non-refundable once booked & paid for.

Telephone Eddie Catz on 0845 2011268 (Press 2)


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

October 29, 19:30 – 22:00

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

The West Barmers Singers will be performing the Requiem in D Minor by Gabriel Faure, and Shicksalslied by Franz Johannes Brahms.

Telephone 02086483987 or visit


Funny Women Challenge: Cannizaro House, West Side Common, Wimbledon, London, SW19 4UE

November 1, 19:00

Tickets: £30 or £25 earlybird offer. Ticket price includes glass of wine & canapes.

Hosted by Janet Ellis, the Funny Women comedy group are challenging five business women to perform stand up for the first time. Each Challenger will be mentored by Funny Women to perform three minutes of stand up.

Challengers can be sponsored at

Proceeds from the show go to The Victoria Foundation


Desperate Horsewives: Wimbledon Village Stables, 24a/b High Street

November 2, 10:45

A weekly riding course suitable for women of all ages at any level of ability, consisting of a 45 minute session of horse care and stable management over coffee followed by one hour’s riding.

Cost: Please visit for details

Telephone Wimbledon Village Stables on 02089468579



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