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…to the website of the Friends of South Park Gardens.

South Park Gardens is a much loved and well-used park in Wimbledon in the London Borough of Merton. It was opened in September 1901 and was restored to its Victorian glory in June 2009 thanks to a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Click here to read more. 

The Friends of South Park Gardens is a registered charity, working for the restoration and improvement of South Park Gardens for the benefit of the community. We’re a small committee of dedicated volunteers and trustees.

If you would like to know more about the Friends, the events we organise, the work we do, and how to get involved click here.

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Events

Bonfire and Firework Event  South Park Gardens – 4th November 2017 -16:45 to 19:00
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Preparations for this year’s Fireworks and Bonfire Party are well underway and tickets go on sale on the 4th October.  Please apply early to avoid disappointment. Click here to be taken to the application form.
As ever it takes a huge number of volunteers to put on such an exciting event. There are jobs to do now to help with planning and organisation and jobs to do in the weeks before the event. On the day, we need help setting up, running stalls at the event and clearing up afterwards. It’s a fun community event, so do volunteer if you can.

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Our events are all about getting the different parts of the local community involved in the Gardens. The Easter Egg Hunt (2003) was the first event FSPG created. This was followed swiftly by the Fireworks in 2004 and then with the aid of the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Park Warden we started the Teddy Bear’s Picnic, the Over 60s’ Tea and supported the Music Festival. We also took over the organisation of the annual picnic, which was first started in the 1970s!

The events are vital to us as fundraisers but more importantly they involve local people in the Gardens.

**Please note: changes to dates and times sometimes occur at short notice, be sure to always check with the contacts for the course before attending.  Thank you for understanding.**

Upcoming events 2017

Saturday 4 November – Fireworks Our family-friendly event returns. To be in with a chance of getting a ticket for this soldout event, please remember to join FSPG. Buy tickets here.
Saturday 2 December – Carols in the Park

Don’t forget to also check out our Fitness classes here.

Gardening Club – FSPG Gardening Club meets most Sundays 10-12pm.  Tools and coffee provided but please bring your own gloves and wear appropriate footwear.

Events in the Garden Pavilion
Have a look at some of the lovely events going on in the Garden Pavilion.  You can see this in calendar form here.

Introduction to Yoga (the basics of Vinyasa Yoga)

Saturday 10.15 to 11.45am 12th and 26th November.  This is for Beginners/General Level.  Any questions, please contact Rebecca Spong on 07736 104377 or becca81spong@gmail.com. Cost £10 per class.  Feel free to attend all four classes and drop in as and when it suits you.

Paint Pot Party
Sunday 11 June 10-12pm.  Painting on pottery for all ages and abilities. Great presents for all family and friends. No need to book, just come and pick an item to paint.  Studio fee per painter £4 and items start at £3.50. Contact Bini Slingsby 07793 316212 for more information.
Pregnancy Yoga
Sundays 4.30 – 5.30pm.  Contact Robyn Whitehead 07585126903 or robyn14@gmail.com
Hatha Yoga

Mondays 9.30-10.30, Contact Claire on 07577143676 or claire@clariayoga.com.

£12 – single class. £60 – pack of 6.
Pregnancy Yoga
Wednesdays 9.30-10.30 – contact Claire Ng-Martin on 07577143676 or claire@clariayoga.com.
Adult Art Class
Thursdays 9.30am to 12.30pm Art class for adults in South Park Gardens on 8, 15, 22, 29June. Please contact Nick for further information – studionicholaswyatt@gmail.com or call Nick on 0741 396 3699. Details can be found on the facebook page here!
Restorative Yoga
Fridays 9.30-10.30 – contact Claire Ng-Martin on 07577143676 or claire@clariayoga.com.
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