SW Londoner provides your weekly round-up of what Wandsworth has to offer.
Looking for something to do this week? SW Londoner has a look at what’s on offer in Wandsworth.
The Tooting, Balham and Furzedown Art Trail, Wandsworth Artists Open House
October 1 & 2, 11am-6pm
Wander the streets of Furzedown, Balham and Tooting and marvel at work from local artists, including paintings, prints, textiles, jewellery, ceramics, video, photographs, drop in workshops, tea parties and a guided walk on the 9th.
Black History Month, Battersea Library
October 1st , 9:30am-5:00pm
A series of events organised in celebration of Black and Asian culture. Highlights include the chance to wear traditional African head-wraps and a poetry writing workshop run by Ugandan-born poet Nick Makoha. Dr Siva Thiagarajah will talk on Sri-Lankan culture meanwhile an Ecuadorian culture spread will include food-tasting, recipes and music.
Decorative Antiques and Textiles Fair, Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park
27th September – October 2nd
Price: £10 including unlimited re-entry
Comprising over 130 exhibitions the fair is internationally renowned as a hub for buyers, sellers and admirers of 20th century antiques. Its inspiration is based on the compatibility of old and new in modern living.
Literary Quiz, The Latchmere, 503 Battersea Park rd, SW11 3BW
3rd October, 6.30pm
Loads of prizes to be awarded and a jovial atmosphere to match. Test your knowledge on all things literary!
Literary Lunch with Dan Leapard, Chez Manny Restaurant, 145-149 Battersea High St
2nd October, 12:30pm
Dan Leapard is the baker every top chef wants in his kitchen. The workshop includes hands-on cake, pastry, cookie and bread baking, a three course meal and glass of wine.
Crime Writing Panel, Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, SW11 5TN
October 1st, 7:00pm
An extremely popular workshop in which crime-writers Mark Billingham and Martyn Waites show and tell trade secrets.