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The Elizabeth Tower
Sunday 02nd July 2017

• Here are some facts about The Elizabeth Tower, and Big Ben. • The tower is officially known as Elizabeth Tower, renamed to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II in 2012; previously, it was known simply as the Clock Tower. • Big Ben is actually the name of the huge bell, but most people use it to […]

Come Fly With Me

Please put your chairs and trays in the upright position and ensure your seat belts are on. We have all heard it before on every flight we have been on and most of us can recite the safety lesson at the beginning of the flight that the cabin crew have […]

What’s on at the Palace!

No, not that Palace, our own local Palace just over Putney Bridge, Fulham Palace, there is a whole series of events on during the summer, from Historic guided tours, Find out about the History of Ice Cream, and two evenings of Jazz courtesy of the 606 Club, July 28 and on the […]

Puccini’s Il Tabarro

Porcupine Productions return to St Mary’s Church with another exciting double bill combining the dark tragedy of Puccini’s Il Tabarro with the wit and life of Gilbert and Sullivan. Il Tabarro tells the story of the fatal love triangle between barge owner Michele, his wife Giorgetta and his employee luigi […]

Helping your Garden Grow

You can go to Hampton Court for the Flower show, visit www.rhs.org.uk/HamptonCourt for more info. Or stay local and visit the Sheen Garden Centre 181-189 Upper Richmond Road West SW14 8DU, directions at www.adrianhall.co.uk It may be compact, even small, but they have a vast array of plants to choose […]

Bring Out Your Inner Artist

Putney School of Art & Design has a vast range of 34 Summer School activity courses for ages 7 to 17 there really is something for everyone! Check them out at: www.putney-art-design.co.uk From September They offer courses for all, from absolute beginners to accomplished artists looking to learn new methods. […]

Beach Hut of the Year

If you visit the British seaside you may well see, or even hire a beach hut. But did you know there is an annual competition for Beach Hut of the Year! Well there is and it is hotly contested. It is a sweet and delightfully British idea that we go […]

What’s on at Putney Library
Saturday 01st July 2017

The Summer Reading Challenge is back! Read six books of your choice to complete the Challenge. There are exclusive rewards to collect along the way, and it’s FREE to take part! Ask in the children’s library for details of summer reading challenge activities Putney Library music sale – vinyl and […]

Market Update

However you look at the current political situation you have to say that you could not make it up! Uncertainty is what financial markets hate, and for the rest of us it is not much fun either. The combined effects of Brexit and a new government that has predictions on […]

Election Update
Sunday 11th June 2017

I said soon after the election was called that ‘elections are there to be lost’ little did think that I would soon be proved right, technically I may not have been completely correct, but near enough. Quite probably a hung parliament was the worst posable result, chances of another election […]

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