Tennis will dominate the leisure calendar in SW19 when the Wimbledon Championships take place between 29 June and 12 July, but for those who haven’t managed to secure a Centre Court ticket, here is a list of other events taking place in the area.
Wimbledon Guild Village Fair – 27 June
This annual community and fundraising event attracts thousands of people to Wimbledon Common. This year, the free event will be opened by award-winning dancer Darcey Bussell at 11am. Attractions include a horse show, a fun dog show, hundreds of arts and crafts stalls, food villages boasting cuisine from around the globe, a farmers’ market plus live entertainment and family fun.
Come and join us and have a drink on us at our stand by the horse show. Find out more here
Big Screen Tennis on The Piazza – 29 June to 12 July
The Wimbledon Championships may be taking place a week later than previous years, but shoppers in Wimbledon can still take a seat on one of the deckchairs placed on the astroturf lawn and catch all the action from the All England Club. And the screen, which is already in place, will not just be screening tennis. All the action from the British Grand Prix will also be broadcast on 5 July.
Love Wimbledon Market on The Piazza – 25 and 26 July
Over 20 stallholders will be offering a range of hot and cold world foods, gifts, original art, jewellery, children’s toys and homeware. At the July event, musician Emily Lee will also be keeping visitors entertained.
Shows currently or soon to be playing include Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew (Until 20 Monty Python’s award-winning musical Spamalot (Until 13 June) The Judy Garland Songbook (16-20 June).
This award-winning children’s theatre has an exciting range of shows lined up for the summer. Highlights include The Bockety World of Henry and Bucket (10-14 June); Puss in Boots (17-28 June); and Dot, Sqiggle and Rest (26 June-16 August).
Wimbledon has much to offer its visitors and residents – this is why it’s such a popular area for those looking for desirable accommodation. If you’re interested in property to buy or rent in Wimbledon, why not contact our friendly team for more information?
Image credit: Wimbledon Guild