EVENTS: WIMBLEDON GUILD CAROL CONCERT, St. Mark’s Church, Wimbledon. Thursday 13th December 2018.
Get into the Christmas spirit at this annual carol service held in aid of Wimbledon Guild, the Merton charity that helps to reduce social isolation and loneliness across the borough. This year the carols will be performed by two Wimbledon schools: The Study Wimbledon and Bishop Gilpin Church of England Primary School. It is also a celebration of St. Mark’s Church 50th anniversary.
Doors open: 6.30pm, service starts 7pm.
Tickets: £12 adult, U16 £5, Family Ticket: £30 (2 adults + 2 U16). www.wimbledonguild.co.uk
CHRISTMAS IN THE VILLAGE – IN AID OF WIMBLEDON GUILD, Wimbledon Village, Sunday 9th Dec, 10am – 5pm
Wimbledon Village kicks off their annual festive shopping celebration on Sunday 9th December. Christmas in the Village is in aid of Wimbledon Guild and this year the charity – that works to reduce social isolation and loneliness across Merton – will be running the ever-popular Santa’s Grotto (10-4pm) outside the Dog and Fox as well as carol singers, face-painting and, of course, the talented Wimbledon Guild Knitting Ladies will be selling their fabulous and unique Christmas decorations from inside estate agent’s Andrew Scott Robertson office.
TALKS: NOT ALL THE TEA IS IN CHINA! Tea and tasting at Wimbledon Guild. Tues 6th November 10.45 – 12noon.
London based tea company The Kettle Shed tells the story of their teas as well as tasters of their brews. Fascinating insight to the wonderful world of tea. Immerse your palate and find out all there is to know about the brilliant brew!
£4 incl. refreshments. Wimbledon Guild, Guild House, 30/32 Worple Road, London SW9 4EF.
INTRODUCTION TO ART PSYCHOTHERAPY. Tues 27th November 10.45 – 12noon.
Community Art Therapist Aisling Fegan will be talking about the history, practice and how this fast-developing therapy is supporting patients.
ACTIVITIES AT WIMBLEDON GUILD
JINGLE ALL THE WAY! SING CAROLS WITH MULLED WINE & FESTIVE FAYRE, Tuesday 18th Dec, 10.45-12noon.
Wimbledon Guild host Capsticks’ Choir that will lead a Christmas carols sing-a-long in the Guild House Lounge. Sing your hearts out and socialise over warming mulled wine and festive cakes.
£5 inl. Song sheets and refreshments.
Booking essential: 020 8946 0735 email@example.com Wimbledon Guild, Guild House, 30/32 Worple Road, Wimbledon SW19 4EF.
CHESS, CHECKERS AND GAMES
The perfect remedy for a dull winter Friday. No need to be a budding Kasparov, just an interest in the black and white board. No partner? No problem, we can pair you up. Every Friday 10.15 – 11.45am, FREE, Wimbledon Guild, Guild House, 30/32 Worple Road, Wimbledon SW19 4EF.
Want to learn to play bridge but daunted about joining an official club? Why not learn at Wimbledon Guild’s friendly Bridge Club that is led by an excellent and approachable bridge player. All levels welcome. Every Tuesday 1-3pm, £3 including refreshments. No need to book, just come along. Wimbledon Guild, Guild House, 30/32 Worple Road, Wimbledon SW19 4EF.
Friendly +55 years group meet every Monday (10.30-11.30am) and Friday (12-1pm) to play Table Tennis. A great way to keep the mind and body active. £3.00. Booking essential: 020 8946 0735 firstname.lastname@example.org Wimbledon Guild, Guild House, 30/32 Worple Road, Wimbledon SW19 4EF
FULL ‘WHAT’S ON’ ACTIVITY BOOKLET AVAILABLE ONLINE HERE: https://wimbledonguild.co.uk/pdf_pages/Whats_on_Oct_Nov_Dec_2018.pdf
ABOUT WIMBLEDON GUILD
Wimbledon Guild is a local charity that provides people in Merton with help and support in times of need.
From its base at Guild House on Worple Road, Wimbledon, it aims to reduce social isolation and loneliness, help people who are experiencing difficulties and enable older people to be active and healthy.
The services Wimbledon Guild offer includes:
• Transport, benefits and housing support
• Talking therapies
• Grief support
• Small grants
• Clubs, classes, talks and trips
• HomeFood Café
• Befriending and volunteering
Wimbledon Guild’s work in the local community can only continue through the generosity of the general public and rely heavily on donations and support from local people and businesses.
For further information please contact:
Nicola Sands, Marketing and Communications Manager, Wimbledon Guild,
Email: email@example.com Tel: 020 8946 0735