News

Unlawful building on Clapham Common must stop says Open Spaces Society

August 15, 2015

The Friends of Clapham Common thoroughly endorse this position: OPEN SPACES SOCIETY                                                         NEWS RELEASE ‘Lambeth Council has been unlawfully permitting large structures to be built on Clapham Common and the practice must stop.’ So says the Open Society(1), the country’s oldest national conservation body, which has been provided with advice from an eminent QC confirming…

Read more »

JULY 2015 NEWSLETTER

July 27, 2015

CHAIRMAN’S NEWSLETTER JULY 2015 Dear Friends, Wet as it is outside (and yes, I was on the Common this morning) we should be grateful: the grass is mostly brown and several young trees have been looking decidedly unwell recently, on which more below. Committee moves: We are very happy to welcome Ebba Bryngfors to a…

Read more »

FUN DOG SHOW on 4 October: Stall holders wanted!

July 27, 2015

FUN DOG SHOW on 4 October: Stall holders wanted! This Dog Show is the first stand-alone Dog Show put on by the Friends. It will be situated 50m SE from La Baita Café. Stalls providing dog and pet related goods and services are available. They will be placed around the Bandstand on the hard stand.…

Read more »

Residents’ Journal speaks to the Friends

July 25, 2015
Residents’ Journal speaks to the Friends

  read more here    

Read more »

Picnic By Parliament

July 25, 2015

Not something we are organising, but some of you might like to join in anyway. Sunday 2nd August, 12noon – 2pm To round off Love Parks Week in London Picnic By Parliament Victoria Tower Gardens, Millbank, SW1P 3YB Informal gathering of Friends Groups – all welcome to bring food etc… to share Organised by the…

Read more »

Thank you Parkgate School

July 12, 2015

We are delighted to welcome Parkgate School as a Corporate Supporter and look forward to many exciting collaborations with them in the coming months.    If you own or work for a company or an organisation based in Clapham, do get in touch if you would like to become a Corporate Supporter.  It costs £50 a…

Read more »

The Friends Summer Party

July 3, 2015
The Friends Summer Party

Snapshots at the Friends SUMMER PARTY on Wednesday 24 June 2015

Read more »

Overground, Underground Walk 11 Oct 2pm

July 3, 2015
Overground, Underground Walk 11 Oct 2pm

“Overground, Underground – Behind and Below the Common Eye” – the hidden (and not so hidden) history and evolution of Clapham Common. A guided walk looking at some of the landscape, wildlife and historical features of Clapham Common that are hidden away from public view or the untrained eye, and how they came to be…

Read more »

Last of the Summer Wine Wednesday 8 July 7pm

July 3, 2015
Last of the Summer Wine Wednesday 8 July 7pm

Last Pub Night this summer is booked from 7-8:30 pm in The Dome at The Windmill. Marietta Krikhaar will be there to welcome you. Come and chat about what interests you about the Common over a drink.

Read more »

Another Successful Bat Walk!

May 26, 2015
Another Successful Bat Walk!

We had another successful bat walk on Friday evening 22nd May with a nice turnout of people who really enjoyed being there and with plenty of bats to see and hear. It was a warm evening and over 20 people turned out, including quite a few from the Friends, quickly getting the hang of distinguishing bat…

Read more »

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest

Friends of Clapham Common on Facebook Friends of Clapham Common on Twitter Friends of Clapham Common on Pinterest

Twitter Feed

News