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With 220 acres of green space, Clapham Common has often been associated with young professionals who sip champagne and eat salmon out of their wicker picnic hampers. In fact, the park is as diverse as it is vast. Crammed with kite flyers, joggers, cyclists and children it is one of the most popular spaces in south London. Famed for its annual music gigs and festivals it is transforms into an even more vibrant destination in the summer. After a day soaking up the sun on the grass it's only a short walk to the string of bars and restaurants that line the common.

 

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Resolution Run Clapham CommonResolution Run Clapham CommonCommunity & Lifestyle, Charity/Fundraising Event.2017-03-12T11:00:00+00002017-03-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Where's Wally? Fun RunWhere's Wally? Fun RunWhere's Wally? Fun RunWalk, jog or run 5 or 10km dressed as Martin Hanford's red and white striped shirt wearing character for the National Literacy Trust's Where's Wally? Fun Run. Taking place on Clapham Common for the first time, the fun run is suitable for runners and walkers of all abilities - there's even a 1K for under 12s. Further fun for kids includes rides a2017-03-19T00:00:00+00002017-03-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Clapham Common,   Windmill Drive      SW4 9DE
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PRICING  £25 (Adults), £12 (Children) includes costume
DATES  Sunday 19th March 2017
Walk, jog or run 5 or 10km dressed as Martin Hanford's red and white striped shirt wearing character for the National Literacy Trust's Where's Wally? Fun Run. Taking place on Clapham Common for the first time, the fun run is suitable for runners and walkers of all abilities - there's even a 1K for under 12s. Further fun for kids includes rides a... More about this event
 
The Enormous Elephant RunThe Enormous Elephant RunCommunity & Lifestyle, Charity/Fundraising Event.2017-06-10T10:30:00+01002017-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Clapham Common,   Windmill Drive      SW4 9DE
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The Enormous Elephant Run
South West FourSouth West FourSouth West FourNow a firm favourite on the London festival calendar, South West Four is back for two days of dance music and big names over the Bank Holiday weekend. This year's Saturday headliner is Pendulum with further performances from Eric Prydz, Sigma, MK, and Maya Jane Coles and Heidi. Sunday, meanwhile, welcomes Deadmau5 to headline, back in London for th2017-08-26T00:00:00+01002017-08-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Clapham Common,   Windmill Drive      SW4 9DE
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Festivals
DATES  Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th August 2017
Now a firm favourite on the London festival calendar, South West Four is back for two days of dance music and big names over the Bank Holiday weekend. This year's Saturday headliner is Pendulum with further performances from Eric Prydz, Sigma, MK, and Maya Jane Coles and Heidi. Sunday, meanwhile, welcomes Deadmau5 to headline, back in London for th... More about this event
 
MadnessMadnessHailing from Camden, the ska septet continue to perform with their most recognised line-up led by Graham 'Suggs' McPherson, performing their classic hits such as House Of Fun, Nightboat To Cairo and One Step Beyond.2017-08-28T12:00:00+01002017-08-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Clapham Common,   Windmill Drive      SW4 9DE
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Clapham South Tube Station
 
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Wandsworth Road Railway Station
 
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Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel & Spa
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  40% off
354 Queenstown Road, SW8 | 28 minutes from Clapham Common
Situated along the River Thames, opposite Battersea Park, Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel is the first UK hotel from the Portuguese Pestana Hotels and Resorts Group. The ... More
 
 
 
The Chelsea Harbour Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £144  27% off
Chelsea Harbour, SW10 | 35 minutes from Clapham Common
Now owned by Millennium Hotels and Resorts, The Chelsea Harbour is a 5 star luxury all-suite hotel ideally located for both business and leisure travellers. It ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Chelsea
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  32% off
Imperial Road, SW6 | 35 minutes from Clapham Common
Located at Imperial Wharf, the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel London - Chelsea is nearby to the chic Kings Road and Chelsea Harbour. Famous London attractions ... More
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oasis Nature Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Larkhall Lane, SW4 | 26 minutes from Clapham Common
Oasis runs a children's Nature Garden, a karting project and an Adventure Playground all in and around the same corner east of Larkhall Park in Stockwell. ... More
 
 
 
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Battersea Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Albert Bridge Road, Battersea Park, Battersea, London SW11 | 29 minutes from Clapham Common
Situated on the south side of the Thames, facing Chelsea, Battersea Park caters for everyone within its 200-acre space. Firstly, there's lots of water - ... More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
66 Royal Hospital Garden, Chelsea, London SW3 | 36 minutes from Clapham Common
The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
 
 
 
 
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Clapham Common gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Go Ape - Battersea
London > Leisure > Attractions for Kids
Battersea Park, SW11 | 28 minutes from Clapham Common
Release your inner gorilla at Go Ape and climb among the tallest tree tops in Battersea Park. This particular ... More
 
 
 
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Brockwell Lido
London > Leisure >
Lido Park Gardens, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 34 minutes from Clapham Common
This excellent community sports facility was built by the London County Council in 1937. And, after a period of closure, Brockwell Lido re-opened in July 2007. ... More
 
 
 
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Pop Fields
London > Leisure > Attractions for Kids
49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 | 35 minutes from Clapham Common
Play sport, watch all the sporting action and kick back with food and drink at Pop Fields, the place to ... More
 
 
 
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Resolution Run Clapham Common
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 12th March 2017 - 11am
Clapham Common, Windmill Drive, SW4 | Same location as Clapham Common
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Where's Wally? Fun Run
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 19th March 2017
Clapham Common, Windmill Drive, SW4 | Same location as Clapham Common
Walk, jog or run 5 or 10km dressed as Martin Hanford's red and white striped shirt wearing character for the National Literacy Trust's Where's Wally? Fun ...More
 
 
 
The Enormous Elephant Run
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 10th June 2017 - 10.30am-2.30pm
Clapham Common, Windmill Drive, SW4 | Same location as Clapham Common
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Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Lavender Hill, SW11 | 13 minutes from Clapham Common
Carrying many of London's best fringe productions, the Battersea Arts Centre is one of the best off-West End theatres and art venues in the capital. A ... More
 
 
 
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Clapham Comedy Club @ The Bread & Roses
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Bread & Roses pub, 68 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 | 14 minutes from Clapham Common
Resident comperes Leanne Scott and Sion James host monthly shows (usually on the first Thursday of every month) in this wonderfully friendly and intimate comedy club ... More
 
 
 
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Rise of the Idiots @ The Exhibit
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Exhibit, 12 Balham Station Road, SW12 | 21 minutes from Clapham Common
Based at The Exhibit Pub in Balham, the Rise of the Idiots Comedy Club runs monthly nights (last Sunday of each month) showcasing the very best ... More
 
 
 
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Khadambi Asalache House (575 Wandsworth Road)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
575 Wandsworth Road, SW8 | 16 minutes from Clapham Common
The hand-carved fretwork interior of this modest, early 19th-century, terraced house make it one of the most unusual and inspiring in London. 575 Wandsworth Road was ... More
 
 
 
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Brixton Windmill
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Windmill Gardens, Brixton Hill, SW2 | 24 minutes from Clapham Common
Brixton Hill was still relatively rural when the Brixton Windmill was built in 1816 by John Muggeridge and Sons and the area remained largely agricultural until ... More
 
 
 
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Oasis Adventure Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Larkhall Lane, SW8 | 26 minutes from Clapham Common
The excellent Oasis Adventure Playground provides supervised adventure play sessions for local children aged 6 to 16 who can zip down the zip wire, ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Clapham Common
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Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Shop E, Westbury Parade, Nightingale Lane, SW4 | 7 minutes from Clapham Common
This branch of Moxon's fishmongers is handily placed for anyone using Clapham South underground station. It's a friendly shop stocking ethically sourced sardines, mackerel, plaice fillets ... More
 
 
 
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M Moen & Sons
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
24 The Pavement, SW4 | 9 minutes from Clapham Common
This very British butcher's, founded in 1971 by Maurice Moen and run by his son Garry, is traditional in the best sense of the word. Meat ... More
 
 
 
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Ginger Pig
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
55 Abbeville Road, SW4 | 10 minutes from Clapham Common
Renowned as one of London's top butcher's, the Ginger Pig continues its expansion across London with this Clapham shop. The store on Abbeville Road has two ... More
 
 
 
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Fields
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
2 Rookery Road, Clapham Common, SW4 | 5 minutes from Clapham Common
An all-day cafe on Clapham Common located next to the skate park on Rookery Road SW4, Fields is the brainchild of Julian Porter, who at the ... More
 
 
 
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The Rookery
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
69 Clapham Common Southside, SW4 | 6 minutes from Clapham Common
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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glowlounge
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
6 Cavendish Parade, SW4 | 7 minutes from Clapham Common
The menu mixes excellent coffee and cakes mix with generous and properly tasty breakfast and brunchy items. The smoothies are delicious, if a little overpriced. This ... More
 
 
 
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Le Club Tricolore
London > Education > Cookery Courses
10 Ballingdon Road, Wandsworth, SW11 | 11 minutes from Clapham Common
Get the kids interested in learning can be difficult, especially with regards to a foreign language. However, if they start at a young age what can ... More
 
 
 
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The Wine and Food Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 12 minutes from Clapham Common
It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 33 minutes from Clapham Common
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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Oasis Nature Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Larkhall Lane, SW4 | 26 minutes from Clapham Common
Oasis runs a children's Nature Garden, a karting project and an Adventure Playground all in and around the same corner east of Larkhall Park in Stockwell. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Go Ape - Battersea
London > Leisure > Attractions for Kids
Battersea Park, SW11 | 28 minutes from Clapham Common
Release your inner gorilla at Go Ape and climb among the tallest tree tops in Battersea Park. This particular ... More
 
 
 
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Battersea Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Albert Bridge Road, Battersea Park, Battersea, London SW11 | 29 minutes from Clapham Common
Situated on the south side of the Thames, facing Chelsea, Battersea Park caters for everyone within its 200-acre space. Firstly, there's lots of water - ... More
 
 
 
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Gigalum
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
7 - 8 Cavendish Parade, Clapham South, SW4 | 8 minutes from Clapham Common
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The Abbeville
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
67-69 Abbeville Road, SW4 | 10 minutes from Clapham Common
Clapham locals flock to this excellent gastropub on the weekends, when it's advisable to book a table. They come for the food and also because the ... More
 
 
 
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The Bobbin
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
The Bobbin, 1-3 Lillieshall Road, SW4 | 11 minutes from Clapham Common
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The King of Ladies Man
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Breakfast Club, 5-9 Battersea Rise, SW11 | 12 minutes from Clapham Common
Now that enough people have successfully found The Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town, accessed via a Smeg fridge in the Spitalfields branch, The Breakfast Club have ... More
 
 
 
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The Craft Beer Co. Clapham
London > Nightlife > Bars
128 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 | 14 minutes from Clapham Common
With numerous branches in London and further afield, the Craft Beer Co. is an award-winning bar that serves a vast number of speciality beers from independent ... More
 
 
 
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Aquum
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
68 Clapham High Street, SW4 | 15 minutes from Clapham Common
Re-launched in October 2016 as a late night drinking, dining and dancing destination, Aquum takes inspiration from the Greek ... More
 
 
 
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The Battersea Barge
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Walk, Nine Elms Lane, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 32 minutes from Clapham Common
In the shadow of the Battersea Power Station, the Battersea Barge is a unique venue that's open daily for food, drink and ... More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Business > Venue Hire
66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 36 minutes from Clapham Common
The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
 
 
 
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National Army Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 37 minutes from Clapham Common
With ten, widely different and uniquely versatile rooms, the National Army Museum can help you hold your event, your way. Plan your party in Victorian splendour, ... More
 
 
 

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Theatre Ad Infinitum: Bucket List
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Theatre | Until 4th March 2017 

Battersea Arts Centre (BAC) 3.64 miles from Clapham Common

Theatre Ad Infinitum presents a contemporary drama exploring themes of social mobility, neo-colonialism and freedom versus fate in modern Mexico....More

 
Live Before You Die
Theatre | Until 25th February 2017 

Battersea Arts Centre (BAC) 3.64 miles from Clapham Common

A true story of hopelessness and friendship told by two men on a desperate quest for happiness, Byron Vincent and ...More

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The Craft of Film
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Film Events | Until 28th February 

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Exhibitions | From 5th March 

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Well stocked bookshop selling books for European languages and literature, serving Londoners since 1964....More

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Aurelie Altemaire, formerly Head Chef at Michelin-starred L'Atelier de Jöel Robuchon, has created a modern ...More

 
Chai Thali Indian Street Food Bar & Restaurant
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Number 177 Bar Official Launch
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Party tunes from Andy Blake, Carlo Anderson, Elena Colombi, Hannah Holland, Jef K, Jess Farley, Josh Caffe, Medlar, Nicola Cima, Nostalgia of Mothership, Ross From Friends, Sami Daik, ...More

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The Vaults, Arch 233

Celebrating its 50th year, Hair comes to London this year. The acclaimed musical will be ...More

 
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