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October 2018

  • Monday 8th

    The Rebellious Women of Wimbledon

    The Attic Theatre presents an intimate and immersive show for 3 actresses, performing this October for one week only at Wimbledon Library before touring South West London.

    A witty, inventive and moving new play about the Suffragettes by Beth Flintoff

    Book tickets: https://thelittleboxoffice.com/attic

    ‘Welcome everyone. Do take a seat, and enjoy the refreshments.
    We’re here tonight to talk about the cause of women.
    Quite simply, we’re here to change the world.’

    Centring on the remarkable story of Wimbledon resident Rose Lamartine Yates, this new play, by acclaimed playwright Beth Flintoff, is an impassioned, unsentimental and sharp-witted tribute to the Suffragette cause in this centenary year.

    “My infant son is eight months old…when the boy grows up he might ask me, ‘What did you do, mother, in the days of the women’s agitation, to lay their grievances before the Prime Minister?’”

    A cast of three women, a handful of props and original music, bring this incredible story vividly to life for the first time, in an imaginative, theatrical and entertaining production.

    Dates and times, October 2018
    8th – 13th Wimbledon Library, 7.30pm (except Saturday 1pm PWYL*) – Book tickets

    15th Tara Arts, 7.30pm – Book through Tara Arts

    23rd Durning Library, Kennington SE11 4HF, 7pm – Book tickets

    24th Morden Library, 3pm (PWYL*) – Purchase tickets on the door

    25th West Barnes Library, 3pm (PWYL*) – Purchase tickets on the door

    26th Mitcham Library, 2.30pm (PWYL*) – Purchase tickets on the door

    26th Balham Library, SW12 8QY, 7pm – Book tickets

    27th Upper Norwood Library, SE19 1TJ, 7pm – Book tickets

    *We are holding a number of Pay What You Like (PWYL) performances. For these shows contributions to each ticket should be made on the door. Suggested contribution £5

    Event details

    Time:
    6.30-2.00pm
    Forum:
    Local News
    Posted by:
    WCF
    Venue:
    Wimbledon Library & various
    Entry:
    £10 early bird booked before 6 August £14 full £12.50 concession
    Website:
    www.attictheatrecompany.com
  • Tuesday 23rd

    Merton Voluntary Service Council AGM

    Merton Voluntary Service Council works to support, enable and champion the voluntary, community and faith sectors in Merton.

    Since mid 2014 Volunteer Centre Merton has been part of MVSC. We work with a large number of partner organisations including the London Borough of Merton, Merton Chamber of Commerce, Merton Partnership, the police and fire services.

    Join us for our AGM on Tuesday 23rd October as we celebrate partnerships with the Voluntary and Public Sector.

    Hannah Doody, Merton Council’s Director of Community and Housing, will give the Keynote Speech

    Find out about our key milestones over the last year, our plans for the future and hear MVSC’s current services.

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    When
    23rd October, 2018 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

    Location
    Meeting Room, Vestry Hall
    336 London Road
    Mitcham
    London, CR4 3UD

    Contact
    Phone: 020 8685 1771
    Email: info@mvsc.co.uk

    Event details

    Time:
    2.30-4.30pm
    Forum:
    Local News
    Posted by:
    WCF
    Venue:
    Vestry Hall, 336 London Road, Mitcham CR4