What's Going On In Colliers Wood?


Find out more on January 26

The annual 'What's going on in Colliers Wood' event, showcasing the activities organised by local community groups, takes place on Saturday January 26.

The event, funded by Merton Priory Homes, is free to community groups and visitors. It takes place in the Colliers Wood Community Centre from 11am-5pm.

At last year's event, more than 30 local community groups and hundreds of residents attended. Beau Fadahunsi from the Volunteer Centre Merton said: "It was a well organised event, engaging a wide and diverse spectrum of the community". Siobhain McDonagh MP said: "Well done! It brought together a wide range of groups and a diverse range of residents". And Councillor Nick Draper added:" The community that I work for, and with, benefited .... Colliers Wood is becoming an aspirational place to live!"

This year's event is expected to be even bigger and will provide an opportunity for all local groups to promote their activities, recruit new members, raise funds, perform on stage and showcase their upcoming events.

The following groups have been invited:

  •  Alive and Kicking   
  • The Positive Network
  • Little League Football
  • Sustainable Merton
  • Greensleeves Morris Men
  • Deen City Farm
  • Chapter House
  • Merton Mind
  • South London Tamil Welfare Association
  • Christ Church
  • Merton Priory Homes
  • The Association of Filipino Families
  • The Colliers Wood Chorus
  • The Colliers Wood Ukulele Orchestra
  • Ballroom dancing
  • The Rambling Group
  • The University of the Third Age
  • The Donald Hope Library
  • Merton Abbey Horticultural Society
  • The Johmard Centre
  • St. Joseph's Church
  • The Safer Neighbourhood Police Team
  • The Association of Polish Families
  • The South London Cultural and Arts Group
  • The Colliers Wood Pastorate of the QRBC.
  • The Badminton and Table-tennis Club
  • The Colliers Wood Chess Club.
  • Dance Express
  • The Greensleeves Morris Men
  • The Woodcraft Folk
  • Merton Vision
  • The Colour House Children's Theatre
  • BB's Blues Club
  • Merton Credit Union
  • The Community Centre Association 
  • The Colliers Wood Residents Association
  • Tennis Coaching
  • Wimbledon Fire Brigade

January 16, 2013