Wandsworth

Events


Dates for your Diary
November 2019
Tue Nov 19thBird Watching and wildlifeAfter last month's extremely popular first visit to the Barnes Wetlands (WWT) we are returning on the above date. Meet at the front entrance at 11am.

The Wetlands has a good bus service (485 stops right at the door) and a decent sized car park. Barnes station is about a ten minute walk away.
Wed Nov 20thGallery & Museum visitsScience Museum: Science City 1550 - 1800.
The new permanent exhibition, Science City 1550 -1800, is in the Linbury Gallery. It covers 250 years of discovery, exploring how London's scientists and artisans transformed our understanding of the world.

Meet at the information desk on the ground floor of The Science Museum at 11am.
Leader: Joan I. Free entry
Mon Nov 25thTooting Localjoin us for a chat and a coffee / drink – all members welcome especially those living in & around Tooting

Meet Helen from 11am in the Graveney & Meadow Pub (close to Tooting Broadway tube on Mitcham Rd.)
Thu Nov 28thAmblesDulwich Village, Woods and Park

Leader: Caroline P.

A gentle 5-mile amble around Dulwich Village, Dulwich Woods and Dulwich Park, ending back in Dulwich Village where there is a pub and several cafes – as well as the Dulwich Picture Gallery. In the woods, part of the ancient Great North Wood, you can see the evocative point where Camille Pissarro painted the view down the now long lost railway track.

Meet at Clapham Junction, Platform 1, to take the 11.00am Overground to Peckham where we will change trains and travel one stop to North Dulwich. Alternatively, take the 37 bus to North Dulwich Station to meet at 11.30am.
December 2019
Wed Dec 4thPhotography & AV/VideoJoin us for a photoshoot around the Jermyn Street area followed by an autumnal nature shoot around Green Park. Some of London's oldest shops are on Jermyn Street and St. James' Street, Piccadilly.

We'll meet at 11am outside Lilywhites, Piccadilly Circus.

All are welcome to tag along with us even if you're not a photographer and just want to explore this area with us.
As usual we'll have a coffee break somewhere.

Click on the pigeon icon to contact the group leader for more information.
Thu Dec 5thPutney PalsPutney Pals – join us for a chat and a coffee / drink – all members welcome especially those living in Putney

Meet Linda from 11am in the Rocket Pub (behind St Mary's Church. on Putney High St)
Mon Dec 9thGuided Walks & Visits

A guided walk South of The Thames. Meet 11am at Bank Station exit 9 up on Cheapside {take the lift from the Northern Line to ground level then follow the signs to exit 9}

Fri Dec 13thBattersea/Wandsworth Lunch GroupBattersea Lunch group – join us for a chat and a meal – all members welcome especially those living in Battersea – Let Rosemary know you'll be coming by clicking on the pigeon icon to send her an email.

Meet from 11am in the Asparagus Pub (Falcon Rd)
Mon Dec 16thMeetingCome and join us for our Christmas party! Friendly chat, a few festive songs and entertainment. There will be drink and nibbles available.
(Members only for the party please)

2pm until 4pm

The Penfold Centre, 1 Neville Gill Close. The rear of Southside shopping centre, opposite King George's park, Wandsworth.
Tue Dec 17thBird Watching and wildlifeWe are returning on the above date. Meet inside at the chairs and tables in the open area at 11am.

The Wetlands has a good bus service (485 stops right at the door) and a decent sized car park. Barnes station is about a ten minute walk away.
Wed Dec 18thGallery & Museum visitsTate Britain
There are two free talks that I would like to hear, you are welcome to join me for one or both. The first is a 30 minute talk on Women Artists, and it starts at 1.15pm. The second talk is Becoming Modern: Art To The Present Day, and it starts at 2pm. The meeting point for both talks is the top of the Manton staircase. I suggest you arrive five minutes early.
Lead by Joan I.
January 2020
Mon Jan 20thMeetingA talk by Professor Julian Ma on Research at St. George's Hospital

2pm until 4pm.

The Penfold Centre, 1 Neville Gill Close. The rear of Southside shopping centre, opposite King George's park, Wandsworth.

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