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Papers for AGM Tuesday 7 November 2017

October 21, 2017

6.30pm for 7.00pm AGM 2017 Agenda AGM 2016 Minutes Chairman’s Report Treasurer’s Report Committee Election Form 2017 AGM Speaker from Trees for Cities will be Sebastian Austin Urban Forest Co-ordinator Trees for Cities Further event details

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Bulb Planting 2017

October 19, 2017

Many thanks to Members and passersby who came and helped plant bulbs for the Friends. On Saturday 14th October bulbs were planted by Rookery Road. On Sunday 15th October we planted on Northside near Cedars Road. A total of 2000 crocus bulbs and 70 kg of mixed daffodils were planted. We all look forward to…

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Wetlands Update

September 7, 2017
Wetlands Update

The leak in Eagle Pond has sorted itself out. Water level is covering the inflow pipe to the wetlands which is again a respectable size!      

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Green Energy

July 28, 2017

FCC member Ben Westwood has written to us about his passion for Green Energy.   He’s asked us to spread the word.   Here are a few words from Ben: Nice to be a member of Friends of Clapham Common. Our family has lived in Clapham since 1970, so we are very familiar with the area &…

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Winterville Planning Application – Please Register your Views

July 22, 2017

A number of members have been in touch regarding the proposed Winterville event on Clapham Common, which is scheduled to run from 20th November – 3rd January. The Lambeth planning application is seeking permission for the following:  Temporary installation and use of an area of Clapham Common for Winterville 2017 festival from 20/11/2017 to 03/01/2018,…

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Planning committee hearing Tuesday 4th July at 7pm

July 3, 2017

As many of you will be aware, Lambeth Council are seeking a ‘blanket permission’ for events on Clapham Common. The planning committee hearing for this permission is next Tuesday 4th July at 7pm, at the Karibu Education Centre, 7 Gresham Road, SW9 7PH just near Brixton Police Station. Residents are able to register to speak for…

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Open Spaces article on Lambeth events

July 2, 2017

Please note: The following article is  from the open spaces website -link at the bottom Lambeth Council is proposing to give itself unprecedented powers to intensify and institutionalise the commercial exploitation of a flagship open space. By giving blanket approval for music festivals and other events to be held on the 35-hectare half of Clapham…

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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 (www.pindroppainting.com), 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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