August 2015

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Saturday 1st August 2015

Live at the Bandstand

Get ready for a free afternoon of live music and more at the Battersea Park Bandstand.

This year's event will have a seaside theme, and will feature live blues, bluegrass, and ska music. The line-up includes Rik Mead & the London Blues Machine, The Steve Morrison Band, Ella and the Blisters, The Absentees, Rags Rudi, and Colomboloco.

Other highlights include Punch and Judy shows, local designer stalls, children's workshops, and a mobile photo studio. Plus, Wandsworth Radio will be broadcasting live and will be compering the event.

There is also a top selection of food and drinks, including a pop-up bar from the Bedford pub and Sambrook's brewery, crepes, gourmet chorizo, hot wraps, Mexican food, coffee and smoothies.

12pm

The Bandstand, Battersea Park, SW11 4NJ

Nearest train: Battersea Park

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Back Counter Lounge

25 July, 1 August , 8 August, 15 August

Cabaret Comes To Vauxhall With Midsummer Nights Series

COUNTER are launching a Midsummer Nights series of cabaret in its BACKCOUNTER bar hosted & curated by Duncan Day – a doyenne of the West End Cabaret scene and most recently curator of the Pride in London Arts Festival.

Launching Saturday 25 July and running for four Saturday nights only, Midsummer Night’s brings a show stopping performance to Vauxhall’s night scene.

Tickets: Dinner & Show - £45 per person, 3 course meal & show ticket plus welcome drink. Show only - £20 per person, includes welcome drink.

Dinner from 7.30pm, show @ 9pm, curtains at midnight.

BackCOUNTER at Counter Vauxhall Arches, Vauxhall Station, South Lambeth Place, London SW8 1SP

Nearest Tube/Train: Vauxhall

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Family workshops

Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th August

Family workshops with Wandsworth Museum

This new workshop, run by Wandsworth Museum at Pump House Gallery, will take you on a journey to explore the history of gardens and growing in Battersea! Get stuck in with our creative and arty activities, all inspired by plants, flowers and gardens and go home with some amazing creations.

This workshop is suitable for children aged 4 and above.

This event is free but booking is required. Please email bookings@wandsworthmuseum.co.uk or call 0207 326 8295.

11am – 12.30pm on both days

Pump House Gallery, Battersea Park, London, SW11 4NJ

Nearest train: Battersea Park

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Sport in the Park

Tuesday 4th August - Friday 7th August 2015

Sport In The Park (4 August - 7 August)

This year Sport in the Park will run from Tuesday 4 August to Friday 7 August - 10.30am to 4.40pm.

Come to Battersea Park and join in some of the many exciting things being planned: athletics, football coaching, tennis, tag rugby, trapeze, art, judo, music, climbing wall, archery, street athletics, rowing, dancing, boxing, and much more....

£1 entry

11.30am to 4.40pm

Millenium Arena, Battersea Park, Albert Bridge Road, SW11 4NJ

Nearest train: Battersea Park

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Sunday 9th August 2015

Sunday Social: 'Place, Family and Home'

Join the Pump House Gallery on 9 August for the last Sunday Social as part of the exhibition What is Home?, where you can explore place and portraits with artist Raksha Patel. Drop in, create and explore what home is to you.

The workshops are suitable for all ages, children must be accompanied by an adult.

This event is free.

12 - 4pm

Pump House Gallery, Battersea Park, London, SW11 4NJ

Nearest train: Battersea Park

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Main image credit: Vauxhall Village Presents Summer Screen