Welcome to Furzedown Community Network (FCN)

What is the Furzedown Community Network?

The Furzedown Community Network (FCN), is made up of local people keen to promote a sense of community and help make Furzedown – an area and local government ward between Streatham and Tooting in South West London – a good place to live, work and play.

We work to improve our neighbourhood, which includes organising events including the annual Furzedown Summer Festival and Christmas Market and smaller events such as quiz nights. The activities undertaken reflect the interests and energy of the group members who organise them.

There is an annual general meeting which meets early in the year to elect the committee and discuss other issues.

Local businesses support us in various ways and give discounts to our members.


June is Pride month, and we would love you to join us for a celebration of our diverse community with our very own Furzedown Pride! 🏳️‍🌈

Save the Date: Saturday 17 June 2023

Everyone is welcome! LGBTQIA2S+, Heterosexual, adults, and children.

Community Street Party 🥳🦄


Location: Nimrod Road, between Parklands and Brookview Road

The celebration begins when we come together for a colourful street party full of Pride, including a rainbow art project, family-friendly fun, competitions, games, and a Story Wall to pin your own story or read the history of many of your neighbours’ personal journeys in coming out and acceptance.

BYOE – Bring your own Everything! Food, drinks, chairs, etc. We are providing some tables and lots of fun! Come to join in or chat and get to know your neighbours better. We’d love you to be part of this celebration.

What does LGBTQIA2S+ mean? LGTBQIA2S+ is an acronym for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and/or Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Two-Spirit, and the countless affirmative ways in which people choose to self-identify.

Pridestravaganza! 🎤👠


Location: The Furzedown (Pub), 118 Mitcham Lane

We are hosting an incredible evening of drag performers and queer comedians during the evening. This event is kindly presented with the support of our local, The Furzedown.

Tickets: £10 per person (FCN Members £9). 

The easiest way to purchase tickets is to email us at furzedownpride@gmail.com. We will hand-deliver the tickets within the Furzedown neighbourhood.

Alternatively, you can  purchase your ticket/s at the Furzedown Project or buy them online at https://www.wandsworthfringe.com/whats-on-2023/furzedown-pridestravaganza.

Invite your friends, and let’s make this a party!

Express Your Pride for our diverse Furzedown Community 🙏🏾

1. Join us at the Street Party or Pridestravaganza, preferably both!

2. Volunteer, we need all hands-to-the-feather-boas, connect with us here: furzedownpride@gmail.com

3. Donate: Any money you might donate, however small, will help us cover the costs of bringing this fabulous event to our neighbourhood. Please donate here:  https://gofund.me/fcf79a8b

Furzedown Community Network are committed to helping people improve the local environment .

We are happy to hear from people who may need some financial or other support for small local projects so we have organised an informal meeting for people to discuss  ideas they would like to take forward

Sunday 25th June 2-4 pm

At the Furzedown Project 93 Moyser Road SW16 6SJ

Please pass onto your street what’s app groups and other networks

It would help us if you could let us know you are coming by emailing info@furzedown.net

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Communication between members of the Furzedown Community takes place on groups.io – to join send a blank email to furzedown+subscribe@groups.io


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