Winterville Event Community Meeting

June 12, 2017

On Wednesday 14th June 2017 at 19:30 there will be a meeting at Omnibus, 1 Clapham Common North Side, London SW4 0QW, with the organisers of the proposed Winterville Event. Do come along and give your views.

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FCC Watercolour Workshop

May 23, 2017
FCC Watercolour Workshop

The Friends of Clapham Common are delighted to announce their first watercolour workshop. On 4th June, from 2 – 3.30 pm Clapham Common’s very own ‘pindroppainter’, Susanna MacInnes (, invites us to join her on Clapham Common for a collaborative painting session where she will share tips on painting water and skies using water based…

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Wandsworth and Lambeth Councils reach out of court settlement on event on Clapham Common

April 17, 2017

Lambeth agrees to turn down the sound at ‘noisy’ music festival Lambeth Council has agreed to reduce noise levels at August’s SW4 music festival on Clapham Common following a legal challenge by Wandsworth. In an out-of-court settlement agreed between the two town halls and the event organisers, Lambeth has agreed to lower permitted sound levels…

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Two new trees

February 18, 2017

On 18 February, the Friends planted two trees outside our regular programme ! One was a multi-stemmed hazel to the west of Eagle Pond, to replace one which had died of a fungus, the other was a flowering cherry to complement the other cherry trees planted under last year’s programme with Trees for Cities outside…

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Wandsworth taking Lambeth to Court over SW4

February 16, 2017

As you may have seen from our Twitter feed, Wandsworth are taking Lambeth to Court over SW4, primarily about sound levels, as Lambeth did not respond constructively to earlier consultations. The Friends have long opposed the 3-day extendesion of the event, the longer running times and increasing size and now particularly the current sound levels…

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Illegal Rave Has Consequences

December 7, 2016

An illegal event held on Clapham Common that attracted an estimated 3,000 people has resulted in the organiser being successfully prosecuted by Lambeth Council. David Redhead was ordered to pay costs of £478.00 and compensation for clean-up costs of £2,412.20 at Camberwell Green Magistrates’ Court on November 18. Redhead of Milwards in Harlow, Essex attended and…

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Papers for AGM 29 November 2016

November 2, 2016

AGM 29 November 6:30 for 7 pm, Omnibus Arts Centre, Clapham Common North Side 1. AGM 2016 Agenda generic cialis for sale in the u.k 2. AGMMins2015 cialis 5mg wirkungseintritt 3. Chairman’s Annual Report 2016 4. FinRec2015_16_Copy_B 5. Committee Election Form 2016 Note: Accounts still to be audited Happy reading!

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Electricity Works

October 26, 2016

Repair works to stem an oil leak around high-voltage National Grid cables near Broomwood Road and Clapham Common Westside start to-day and will continue for 10 days pop over to this site. The excavation will have 24-hr security protection.

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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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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.

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