Dig out your Christmas spirit and pop along to one or more of these
Upcoming events to get you in the mood for Christmas are being held across the borough...
The council’s business spokesman Cllr Rory O’Broin, said, “There’s no need to go anywhere else this Christmas, with some great independent shops selling unique gifts and events all over the borough to get you in the festive mood. Shop local, support your neighbourhood stores and enjoy the festive season.”
Tuesday December 4, 7.30pm
Carols and the Christmas lights switch-on in Battersea Square
Monday December 10, 6.30pm
Battersea Bridge Christmas tree lights ceremony and carols. The Mayor of Wandsworth will switch on the lights, followed by mulled wine and mince pies in the Royal College of Art Dyson Gallery.
Tuesday December 11, 3pm-6.30pm
Winstanley and York Road Christmas carols celebration. Peformances from local schools plus free lunch for the over-65s. York Gardens Library. Elderly residents should go along from 3pm, and schools and other local residents from 4.30pm.
Christmas at Battersea Power Station, Circus West Village, SW8 4NS
Enjoy craft workshops, festive menus, an colourful installation in the piazza and a Christmas show, Mimi and the Mountain Dragon. www.batterseapowerstation.co.uk/winter
Wednesday December 12 to Sunday December 16
Talking Birds' Festival OakMobile goes on tour in Nine Elms.
Come inside Talking Birds' magical tin house for a story to get you into the festive spirit. Venues across Nine Elms. Visit nineelmslondon.com for times and locations.
Saturday December 15, 4.15pm-5.15pm
Light Chasers return, Meeting point by The Tower, St George Wharf, Riverside Gardens, SW8 5NN. Wrap up warm and follow dancers and skaters in a promenade dance performance along the Nine Elms riverside path, with local choreographer Lorraine Roberts.
Tuesday December 18, 4.30pm-5.50pm
Refugee: A Christmas Story, Grosvenor Arch, Circus West Village, Battersea Power Station, SW8 4NS. A free festive community event for all the family, with dance, carols and storytelling. Don't miss a bookreading and signing by Anne Booth, author of 'Refuge' which inspired the event.
Wednesday, December 5, 4.30pm
Lights ceremony courtesy of the Wimbledon Foundation in Replingham Road and festive events organised by the Southfields Business Forum.
Tuesday December 4, 4pm
Carol singing and lights ceremony in Mitcham Road at the corner of Church Lane outside St Nicholas Church.
Friday December 7, 4pm
Furzedown Christmas tree and light switch-on, corner of Thrale Road and Mitcham Lane
Saturday November 24, 4.30pm
Christmas market and events all day at Wandsworth Town Station plus Christmas and street food marked on the piazza outside Southside. Lights switched on at 4.30pm outside All Saints Church, followed by a carol service inside.
November 23, 2018