New Chair Needed!

September 27, 2016

I shall be stepping down from the Chairmanship of the Friends of Clapham Common after the AGM on 29 November. So we are looking for a person with an interest in promoting our aims, some time to spare and preferably some knowledge of plants, trees or biodiversity, to lead the Committee for the next few…

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Bat Walk Friday 9 September

August 8, 2016

Early autumn bat walk again! See Events for details.

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Clapham Common Dog Show Sunday 2 October

July 25, 2016

Members of the Friends will get an early release of dog show classes tickets for 2 October: see Events Page for further details. Join now so as not to be disappointed! If you are wanting to have a retail stall at the Show, please contact: We are grateful to Chestertons for sponsoring the Show.

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London Friends Groups Picnic 23 July

July 14, 2016

If you are looking for something to do on Saturday 23 July, why not join in with the London Green Spaces Friends Groups Network who are holding a picnic  from 11 am -1 pm  in the Victoria Gardens Park near the Houses of Parliament, SW1P 3YB?

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Thanks to all those who replied to the Friends Questionnaire on events and events policy affecting the Common. We have been asked by the Clapham Society to support by answering their (slighlty different) survey which can be found at

Cabinet meeting will be TOMORROW at 7pm at the Karibu Centre 7 Gresham Road SW9 7PH. To make a point, email to get your name on the list.

Concerts on the Bandstand 3pm-5 pm

July 8, 2016

Here is the summer programme arranged by the Clapham Common Management Advisory Committee (CCMAC) and the Clapham Society with funding from Lambeth Council: Sunday 7 August: Crystal Palace Band (Traditional Brass) Saturday 13 August: 7 Suns Band (Afrolatin Carnival Band) Saturday 20 August: Swing Patrol (Join in the Dancing) Sunday 4 September:  Junction Jazz (Trad…

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Paddling Pool

June 9, 2016

Sorry parents and young children! Lambeth have just told us that due to continuing leaks from the pipework, the pool is unlikely to be open this weekend.  But the probelms are being attended to and the pool will re-open as soon as possible.

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Contacting Lambeth Council

May 27, 2016

If you have a complaint or problem  and need to contact Lambeth Council – for Management of the Common                     for Flytipping on or around the Common      for Licensed Events                                             and do copy us in!  

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Residents meeting with Lambeth this Wednesday 25 May

May 23, 2016

Those who were annoyed with the recent illegal rave on the Common, with litter  in surrounding streets, events noise levels and anti-social behaviour can make their views known when Lambeth Council hold a public meeting this Wednesday 25 May at 6:30 -8 pm in the Greene  Room at Omnibus, Clapham Common Northside. Arrive early to…

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Summer Party 15 June

May 18, 2016

Details under EVENTS. Check it out!

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