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Take A Plastic-Free Pledge: Refill Merton Launch

  Sustainable Merton, the borough’s leading environmental charity, is excited to announce the launch of Refill Merton, the latest addition to their #PlasticFreeMerton campaign. Sustainable Merton, the borough’s leading environmental charity, is excited to announce the launch of Refill Merton, the latest addition to their #PlasticFreeMerton campaign. Research shows that despite more people than ever […]

Michael McIntyre helps to raise over £30k for Polka Theatre

Michael McIntyre charms 600 Polka Theatre supporters with new material, helping to raise over £30k for Polka Theatre’s redevelopment. Polka Patron and acclaimed comedian Omid Djalili presented a stellar line-up at the ‘Big Charity Comedy Night’, a fundraising event including Michael McIntyre, Dominic Holland, Tez Ilyas, Holly Morgan and Emma Sidi. In the stunning Grand Hall […]

February 2020 Half-Term Events

Looking for something to do with the kids this Half Term? Wimbledon is filled with workshops and activities that are sure to delight children of all ages!   Polka Theatre  Despite being closed for renovation, Polka Theatre are hosting a great range of interactive activities to spark the curiosity in your little ones this half-term. All events below […]

‘It’s Oh So Quiet’ Street Art

‘It’s Oh So Quiet’ is new wall art installation in Wimbledon Town Centre, created by Love Wimbledon, in collaboration with artist Louis Masai and local photographer and culture campaigner Cindy Sasha. This piece aims to raise awareness of the decline of British birds in London, particularly the House Sparrow, renowned for its birdsong and seen […]

New Year’s Eve in Wimbledon 2019

Welcome 2020 in style and celebrate New Year’s Eve in Wimbledon. With a fantastic selection of bars, clubs and pubs in the town centre to choose from, it’ll be a night to remember.   601 Queen’s Rd 601 Queen’s Rd is the perfect backdrop for socialising; a table to dine, space for celebratory drinks or private spaces to […]

Winter Wonderland Brings Christmas to Wimbledon

Town Centre lights up as the festive season begins in Wimbledon Love Wimbledon’s Winter Wonderland brought a joyous warm glow to our town centre on Sunday 1 December. With The Broadway closed to traffic, thousands of visitors filled the streets, enjoying festive entertainment, tucking in to traditional treats and getting hands-on with a host of […]

Shop Local This Festive Season

In light of the fast-approaching Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas Day, Love Wimbledon is urging consumers and businesses to shop local this festive season and help to support local businesses in Wimbledon Town Centre. It is evident that online shopping has become increasingly popular in recent years, with buying behaviour changing rapidly too. Now […]

Christmas Never Tasted So Good

With over 80 places to eat in Wimbledon, indulge your taste buds this festive season with feel-good meals full of comforting ingredients and rich flavours. From cosy pubs, delicious restaurants and welcoming cafés, Wimbledon is full of great eateries to help you eat, drink and be merry this Christmas. Remember, you can view the full […]

Love Wimbledon Plant Over 250 New Trees

Love Wimbledon can proudly announce that it has planted the longest native woodland hedge in Wimbledon. Ahead of National Tree Week,  Love Wimbledon has joined the Woodland Trust’s The Big Climate Fightback and pledged to help fight the climate emergency, by planting over 250 new saplings in Hartfield Road. As well as being one of the best […]

Purple Tuesday at Centre Court

On Tuesday 12th November 2019, Centre Court will be ‘going purple’ in aid of Purple Tuesday 2019. Purple Tuesday 2019 is an international call to action to celebrate the Purple Pound – the consumer spending power of disabled people and their families. Across the UK, the Purple Pound is worth £249 billion and is rising by an […]