Ticketed events

Covid 19 update

Because of the uncertainty and ongoing government coronavirus restrictions, our schedule of ticketed events is currently on pause.

Covid 19 statement from Enable:

(updated 5th Nov 2020)

All our parks and open spaces will remain open. However, from 5 November, in line with Government guidance, tennis courts and outdoor gyms will be closed. Park cafes will close from midnight on Wednesday 4 November but take away services can continue. Toilets will remain open with enhanced hygiene arrangements. Playgrounds will remain open.

 When in our parks and open spaces please:

  • Maintain social distancing at all times

  • Be considerate of others when using the park

  • Ensure you are two metres from others when using all open facilities

Measures in place:

  • Full PPE for staff members in facilities

  • Hand sanitiser available in all open toilets

  • Parks and Events police on duty to monitor social distancing

Toilet opening times:

  • Battersea Park: 8am – 10pm

  • Wandsworth Common: 8am – 9pm

  • Wandsworth Park: 8am – 9pm

  • Tooting Common Cafe: Open

Selected events 

Monday 22nd March

Geoffrey Kibby, author, Research Associate in Mycology at the Royal Botanic gardens and Senior Editor of field Mycology, will talk about ‘The Hidden Kingdom on your doorstep- Fungi of Parks and Gardens’. Buy tickets online at friendsofbatterseapark.org/ tel 07495 542399

Postponed again due to current Covid restrictions. Tickets already purchased for this lecture will be rolled over to the Autumn Lecture which is scheduled for 8th November, unless you would like a refund.

Friends’ Spring Lunchtime Lecture

Tuesday 6th


The Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Battersea Park will take place on Tuesday, July 6th at 7pm. Due to the current uncertainty with regard to the lifting of Covid restrictions, your committee has decided to conduct the AGM via Zoom as we did last year.

If you wish to attend by zoom please register by emailing secretary@friendsofbatterseapark.org.

Click here for AGM papers

Friends’ Annual General Meeting

Monday 8th November

.Charlotte Le Marquand, the mammal Society’s Data and Information Officer, will talk about ‘The Mammals of Battersea Park and Beyond’. Details will be included with Review 119.

Doors open and lunch from 12.15, lecture from 1-2pm

Ethelburga Community Centre

60 Worfield Street, SW11 4RA

Friends’ Autumn Lunchtime Lecture