Wandsworth Heritage Festival

Explore the history of Wandsworth at the ninth annual Wandsworth Heritage Festival from May 26 to June 10.

This year the festival celebrates Wandsworth open spaces and features talks, walks, workshops, and exhibitions. Highlights include a talk on the life and times of Tooting jazz pioneer Sadie Crawford, a scything taster session, a talk on the wartime MI5 London Reception Centre on Wandsworth Common, art and photography workshops, a talk and workshop on textile printing in the Wandle Valley, talks on growing up in wartime Battersea,

Thomas Cromwell in Putney, the story of Tooting Bec Lido and pets in the lives of 20th Century Londoners. Many local groups and societies help to document and protect Wandsworth’s heritage and the festival provides an opportunity for them to showcase their work and recruit new members. The festival is organised by charitable social enterprise GLL, which runs library and heritage services on behalf of Wandsworth council.

For more information see www.calmview.eu/wandsworth/calmview


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