Christmas Celebrations Begin Across Wandsworth

Enjoy festive choirs, live music, food and drink

Christmas Celebrations Begin Across Wandsworth

The borough’s town centres will be ushering in the festive shopping season this week with events in Southfields, Battersea and Tooting.

Children's Choir at Southfields
Around a thousand people are expected to go along to the Southfields event on Decembr 6th, which will include stalls from local businesses and performances from choirs and bands.

Organised by the Southfields Business Forum and sponsored for the fifth consecutive year by The All England Lawn Tennis Club and the Wimbledon Foundation, the Mayor of Wandsworth Cllr Richard Field will open the festivities in Replingham Road at 4.30pm. There will be mulled wine and mince pies served by local businesses and Christmas carols led by Riversdale, Sheringdale and St Michael’s primary schools.

The mayor will switch on the lights at 5pm and there will be live jazz and late-night shopping until 7.30pm. Replingham Road will be closed to through traffic from 4pm until 8pm.

Also on Tuesday, the mayor will be turning the lights on in Battersea Square at 7pm. Visitors can enjoy carols, mince pies and mulled wine.

On Wednesday December 7th the lights go on in Tooting, with an event in Mitcham Road outside St Nicholas Church on the corner of Church Lane. The choir of Sellincourt Primary School will be singing from 4.15pm, and the lights will be switched on by the winner of the children’s Christmas art competition, alongside the Deputy Mayor of Wandsworth, Cllr Wendy Speck, at 4.55pm.

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December 7, 2016