Saturday 29th June sees an event to mark the 75th anniversary of a V1 Doodlebug landing on the Heaver Estate.There will be a walk around the estate (1pm), music and refreshments. The event is at Carnie Lodge, accessed from Manville Road SW17 8RF. Further details at the Eventbrite page here
2-5pm Tooting Library, 020 8767 0543
A living history event with the Wandsworth Heritage Service.
Find out what life might have been like in Tooting. Play with real archive toys from the 30’s 40’s and 50’s (leant to us by Wandsworth museum). Try out street games your grandparents might have played.
Tooting Library is at 75 Mitcham Rd, London SW17 9PD.
Sadie Crawford, Tooting-born jazz musician will be celebrated on Saturday with a plaque unveiling on Fountain Road. The youngest of seven children, Sadie was born Louisa Harriet Marshall on 27 December 1885. She became a jazz saxophonist and dancer and toured throughout Europe. In 1930, she moved to the US. The unveiling, organised by Summerstown182, will be at 2pm, followed by a jazz parade to St. Mary’s Church, Summerstown. More details of Sadie Crawford here.
Join Neighbourhoodnetworks.sw17 on the Balham to Tooting Bec Trail on Tuesday June 19th at 6.45 pm
Download the podcast – bring your headphones and enjoy this interactive local walk.
Meet us outside Irene House (next to St Mary’s church, by Balham Tube Station). Stop at the Wheatsheaf (or you can go on back to Balham to finish the trail)
Podcast; access from www.neighbourhoodnetworksw17.org.uk or
https://soundcloud.com/bttb-trail/the- complete-trail or on iTunes
We wil have the maps or pick up at local shops or Balham library. #balhamtootingtrail on Instagram and Twitter
How much would you pay for Tooting Bec Common? Who was the first Common Keeper? Could you hang your laundry out on the common? Come and find out next Wednesday, 30th May, 2-4pm at The Furzedown Project, 93, Moyser Road, SW16 6SJ. The talk is part of the Wandsworth Heritage Festival which starts Saturday 26th May. More details of the Festival here.