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What to do in Clapham this MAY

When we reach May it feels like the UK collectively heaves a sigh of relief. We’ve made it through the winter! So, what are you up to this month? Here’s your answer…

Shop at the Makers Market

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When: 1st May, 12-5pm

Where: Omnibus Theatre

Pick up some unique pieces, support small businesses whilst being a lot more sustainable than the high street? Now that is proper retail therapy.

Get some string action

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When: 13th May, 6pm & 8pm

Where: St Paul’s Church, SW4 0DZ

The Jubilee String Quartet are ready to play you into your weekend on the 13th. Get ready to hear some award winning classical music from the likes of Hayden and Schubert.

Grab a fashionista bargain at the charity shop

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When: 3rd -8th May

Where: Shelter Charity Shop, SW4 0JE

All Saints are the charity partner for Shelter for the second year. Helping out those struggling with homelessness, Shelter is doing such important work and it’s great that it is being supported by such a well known fashion brand. All Saints are popping up in the Shelter store in Clapham Old Town, where they will be donating over 250 pieces of stock for the charity to sell and profit from. Plus on the Thurs & Sat they’ll be hosting a live DJ so you can get groovy whilst shopping. And all for a good cause.

Go for a walk in your bra

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When: 14th May

Where: Clapham Common

The iconic Moon Walk is back! Raising money and awareness for breast cancer, this 15.1 mile or 26.2 mile walk sets off from the Common and sees hundreds of decorated bra wearing walkers trekking around London throughout the night.

Get a full house at the Blingo

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When: 6th May

Where: Infernos Nightclub, SW4 7UH

If you think that no month is complete without some kind of whacky bingo event, then you are correct. Step up Blingo, where on the 6th of this month you can channel you inner nana-cum-diva and get sassy whilst you wait for a full house.

Get euphoric at Lit

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When: 28th May

Where: Lit Bar, SW4 7UX

Do you like sexy, soulful music? Yes you do! Get euphoric at Mr Taffa’s brand new club night over at Lit, where DJs will keep you on the dance floor all night long.

Find ‘the one’

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When: 26th May

Where: The Sun, SW4 0JL

If you’re after a hot girl/boy summer, but need a hot boy/girl, then why not try your luck at speed dating. We know, we know, speed dating is cringe! Or is it…? There’s only one way to find out… and you might find the one whilst your there.

Get Rosé smart

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When: 18th May

Where: Dvine Cellars, SW4 6DQ

Wait, so Whispering Angel isn’t the only kind of Rosé there is?! No sir. And what better time to improve your knowledge of the pink stuff than summer (AKA rosé season). Head to Dvine Cellars to try out 5 different types whilst munching through a cheese and charcuterie board. Divine.

Get artsy at a neon life drawing class

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When: 5th May

Where: The Treehouse, SW9 9BT

Neon, naked, life drawing. Alrighty. If we are honest, we’re not sure what else to say about this one. Except, why the heck not?!

Brush up on your local knowledge

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When: 21st May, 2pm

Where: Meet at Clapham South Tube Station

For 90 mins learn all there is to know about Clapham Common on this guided tour of your local area. From Slave traders to David Bowie, you’ll hear all about the shady and famous residents of SW London, and you’ll get your steps in whilst you’re at it.

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