Calendar 2014

Access Date Time Event name and description Venue/Location
  Saturday 14th June 11:00 to 13:00

Festival Launch

Including Tombola collection for Big Day Out. Bring your unwanted toiletries or donate a bottle
Outside The Furzedown Project 93 Moyser Road, SW16 6SJ
Saturday 14th June 10:00 to 13:00 On the hour last tour 12:00

Wates open workshop

Fascinating hourly tours. View the traditional craft skills of reupholstery, loose cover making, french polishing, cabinet restoration, recaning & gilding.
E & A Wates, 82-84 Mitcham Lane, SW16 6NR
Sunday 15th June 10:00 to 17:00

Tooting Community Garden

Visitors can explore, garden or relax, or join our paper making workshop using straw grown in the garden in 2013

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Nestled behind the large brick house at 5 North Drive SW16 1RN
Sunday 15th June 14:00 to 17:00

Jazz On The Lawn

Tickets £5 advance purchase from events@furzedown.net, under 18s free, FCN BBQ and drinks available from the club bar
Streatham Park Bowling Club,Pringle Gardens, SW16 1SH www.sljo.org
Tuesday 17th June 19:00 to 21:00

Family Fiesta with Los Musicos

5 Faylands Avenue, SW16 1SR
Thursday 19th June 10:00 to 16:00 On the hour

Wates open workshop

Fascinating hourly tours. View the traditional craft skills of reupholstery, loose cover making, french polishing, cabinet restoration, recaning & gilding. Last tour 15:00
E & A Wates, 82-84 Mitcham Lane, SW16 6NR
  Friday 20th June 09:45 to 11:15

Adult Body Conditioning

Work on core stability, muscle tone and flexibility in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. £6
St Alban's Church Hall, SW16 1RR, on Pretoria Road, just up from corner of Thrale Road
Check with organiser Friday 20th June 19:00 to 22:00

Garden Gig with Fuzion

Book in Advance
84 Nimrod Road, SW16 6TG
Saturday 21st June From 12:00

BIG DAY OUT

All the Amazing Stalls you have come to expect plus exciting new activities for all young and old

Free entry, free and charged activities.
Activities Including

Giant inflatables (£2.50 all day)

All the following activities are free/small charge:
  • Skateboarding
  • African Drumming with Kojo
  • Design Furzedown bunting or badge at the Arts'n'Crafts stall
  • MonkeyMusic at the Baby Chill Out Zone
  • Tennis coaching by All Star Tennis
  • Table tennis competition run by FYC Traditional games including tug of war
  • FCN Tombola - lots of great prizes to be won!
  • New for 2014 at the skate park on the Rec.
  • Free skateboard and scooter coaching from Team Rubicon.

Cake CompetitionTheme is Midsummer. Free entry.

Bring your labelled cake (no nuts please) to the cake stall between 13:30-14:00 Cakes will be judged by Yve Humphreys of Yve’s Cakes and winners announced at 15:00. Cakes will be cut and sold by the slice



Bands: including
  • Severine Howells – Singer/guitar (local musician)
  • South London Children’s Guitar Orchestra - playing a range of modern classics
  • Dandaya - traditional Indian stick dancing
  • Maverick And Malachi – Wandsworth’s Young Performers of the Year. Beatboxing and rapping Everest
  • Tooting’s very own underground buskers
  • Elite - Modern Street dance
  • Jo Winning - Folk band
  • Never Mind the Bongos - a take on some well-known songs
  • Soul Intent - a big sound covering lots of favourite soul classics

Furzedown Recreation Ground(entry off Furzedown Drive, Spalding Road, Chillerton Roads)
Saturday 21st June 12:00 to 16:00

Flower Festival

All floral contributions are welcom. More information contact Rev Sue Clarke at semclarke@btinternet.com or 02087695117
St Pauls Church, SW17 9BT(corner of Welham Road and Chillerton Road)
Saturday 21st June 19:30 to 21:00

Mid-Summer Evening Concert of light classical music

Come and enjoy soloists and choirs from fabulous Furzedown followed by a glass of something chilled. Cost £4 (£2 concessions)
St Pauls Church, SW17 9BT(corner of Welham Road and Chillerton Road)
Sunday 22nd June 10:30 to 15:00

Churches Action Day

Meet at 10:30 for 11:00 for community work in Furzedown followed by a Big Lunch at 13:30. More information contact Rev Sue Clarke semclarke@btinternet.com or 02087695117
Welham Road between St James and Mitcham Lane Baptist churches
Sunday 22nd June 15:00 to 17:00

Teddy Bear's Picnic

Bring food, a blanket and your teddy. Music and games provided by the Friends of Tooting Common. For families with children under 12. Contact Leonie Cooper: 07973 74612169 0r Suzanne Ellis: 07787 516691 if you cannot find it
Between the Athletics Track and Church Lane
Tuesday 24th June 18:30 onwards

Helen's Ghost Walk

Prepared to be frightened on a spine-tingling ghost walk around the City of London, ending at a suitable hostelry so we can calm our shattered nerves. Donation to FCN. Maximum of 25 places so book in advance with Helen at helen_long@btinternet.com or 07890 019126
Tooting Broadway tube or 19:30 Barbican tube (at street level)
  Tuesday 24th June 19:20 for a prompt start 19:30 to 21:00

Garuda with Sonia

A blend of Pilates, Gryotonics, dance and other movements. The class is perfect for anyone with a good knowledge of Pilates or a good level of fitness. £10 - split between FYC and FCN. Only 25 places, so reserve yours with Sonia 020 8769 2789
Mitcham Lane Baptist Church SW16 6NT
one step Wednesday 25th June 19:00 onwards

Furzedown Follies

with Steve Morrison, Cindy Oswin, Sherika Sherard and David Floyd Cost: £10 or £8 advance
Wheatsheaf 2 Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG
  Friday 27th June 09:45 to 11:15

Adult Body Conditioning

Work on core stability, muscle tone and flexibility in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. £6
St Alban's Church Hall, SW16 1RR, on Pretoria Road, just up from corner of Thrale Road
Friday 27th June 19:30 to 21:30

Garden Gig with Junction Jazz

£10 suggested donation includes food and drink
St Pauls Church, SW17 9BT, corner of Welham road and Chillerton road
Saturday 28th June 10:00 to 13:00

Tabletop Sale

Book a table for £10. Refreshments and ploughman's lunch for sale
St Pauls Curch, SW17 9BT, corner of Welham Road and Chillerton Road
Saturday 28th June 11:00 to 15:00

FACE Value: Antiques Valuation

Event with Rosebery's Fine Art & Antiques Auction House.

Find out from the experts about your art, antiques,jewellery and collectibles, large items can be appraised by photo. Will also accept consignments to auction.

Cost £1 per item to be valued. Profits to be split between FCN & FACE.

St Pauls Curch, SW17 9BT, corner of Welham Road and Chillerton Road
Check access with organiser Saturday 28th June 14:00 to 16:00

Garden gig with Trevor John

4 Freshwater Close, SW17 9TQ
Saturday 28th June 14:30 arrive in time for parade

Traditional & Fancy Dress Competition

To celebrate the different cultures in our community, FCN and Eardley Primary school invite everybody to take part. Open to all ages and to children from all schools. There will be a parade on stage of everyone who has dressed up at 14:30
Eardley Primary School, Cunliffe Street, SW16 6DS
Sunday 29th June 14:00 to 16:00

Medical plants walk led by Claire Choudhury

local medical herbalist, and Roy Vickery, lecturer at South London Botanical Institute. Arranged by Friends of Tooting Common
Tooting Common, meet at Cafe by Bedford Hill Donations to FOTC and SLBI
Sunday 29th June 15:00 to 17:00

Mosaics Workshop

Make a 'Furzedown Kite' mosaic to display outside your house and become part of Furzedown Mosaic Trail! Cost £15 per mosaic. Family groups welcome. Suitable for all levels.For further information and to book, contact Concetta on 07960 109860 or concetta@glitteringshards.com
Seely Hall, Chillerton Road, SW17 9BE
Saturday 28th June 10:00 to 13:00

Songs of Praise

Come and sing your favourite hymns! Tell Rev Sue Clarke your favourites at semclarke@btiniternet.com
St Pauls Curch, SW17 9BT, corner of Welham Road and Chillerton Road
Thursday 10th July 10:00 to 16:00 On the hour

Wates open workshop

Fascinating hourly tours. View the traditional craft skills of reupholstery, loose cover making, french polishing, cabinet restoration, recaning & gilding. Last tour 15:00
E & A Wates, 82-84 Mitcham Lane, SW16 6NR