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Bandstand e-flyer

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

More info >

Back Counter Lounge

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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

More info >

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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

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

Nearest train: Battersea Park

More info >

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

More info >

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

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

Nearest train: Battersea Park

More info >

Lambeth Palace gardens

5th August 2015

Visit the Lambeth Palace gardens

Thanks to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, the gardens of Lambeth Palace are now open to visitors on a regular basis for the first time in its 800-year history.

Since March this year, visitors are now able to visit the 11-acre garden on the first Wednesday of every month between March and October. Garden volunteers will be on hand to tell you more about the garden. Dating back to the 12th Century, the garden at Lambeth Palace is the oldest continuously-cultivated garden in London.

There is no need to book in advance. £4 entry; going towards the select Charity for that given month. Tea, coffee and soft drinks will be available to purchase.

12:00 - 3:00pm

Lambeth Palace, London SE1 7JU

Nearest tube: Lambeth North/Vauxhall/Westminster. Nearest bus: C10, 77, 507 (Lambeth Palace Road); 3, 344 (Lambeth Road). Stop "Lambeth Palace".

More info >

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Friday 7th and Saturday 8th August 2015

1448 London Festival

The countdown begins to the first 14/48 London Festival at The Lost Theatre on the 7th and 8th August 2015.

Single day full price ticket is £9 and concession is £8

Weekend ticket (this pass gives you access to either both 8pm shows on the 7th and 8th OR both 10.30pm shows): Full price is £16.48 and Concession is £14.48

VIP pass (champagne reception, meet the cast, backstage tour, access to the KEG for the show, arrive 40mins before show): £48.14

8pm & 10.30pm

LOST Theatre, 208 Wandsworth Road, London SW8 2JU

Nearest train/tube: Vauxhall and Stockwell

More info >

Friday 7th and Saturday 8th August 2015

1448 London Festival

The countdown begins to the first 14/48 London Festival at The Lost Theatre on the 7th and 8th August 2015.

Single day full price ticket is £9 and concession is £8

Weekend ticket (this pass gives you access to either both 8pm shows on the 7th and 8th OR both 10.30pm shows): Full price is £16.48 and Concession is £14.48

VIP pass (champagne reception, meet the cast, backstage tour, access to the KEG for the show, arrive 40mins before show): £48.14

8pm & 10.30pm

LOST Theatre, 208 Wandsworth Road, London SW8 2JU

Nearest train/tube: Vauxhall and Stockwell

More info >

Back Counter Lounge

Saturday 8th August 2015

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

More info >

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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

More info >

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Back Counter Lounge

Saturday 15th August 2015

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

More info >

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Saturday 22nd August 2015

Vauxhall City Farm Family Fun Day

Children, parents and carers are all welcome to give views on Vauxhall’s future by coming along to Vauxhall City Farm for a free day of fun family activities.

11am to 3:30pm

Vauxhall City Farm, 165 Tyers Street, London SE11 5HS

Nearest Tube/Train: Vauxhall

More info >

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Main image credit: Vauxhall Village Presents Summer Screen