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Time Out says
Posted: Wed Jun 20 2012
Clapham Common provides an oasis of peace amid the busy traffic of south west London, with Holy Trinity Church, which dates from 1776, at its perimeter. A number of cafés, sporting facilities, two playgrounds and a skate park make the common a lively recreational facility for locals. Originally built in 1890, Clapham Common’s bandstand is the largest in London. After falling into disrepair in the 1960s, the bandstand was restored and reopened and now hosts a variety of open-air concerts during the summer months.
What's on at Clapham Common
Classic rock, Indie rock, Music festivals, Hard rock
Aerosmith, Joe Bonamassa, Thunder, Walking Papers + more tba. Hard Rock Calling is no more. Long live… Calling Festival. Not quite as rock 'n' roll in title (it sounds like a telesales conference, no?), but still packing a hefty musical punch, the renamed...
House, techno and electro, Music festivals, Breaks, Eurodance
Deadmau5, Skream, Above & Beyond, Maceo Plex, Netsky, Marco Carola, Alesso, Jamie Jones, Magda, Sasha, Super8 & Tab + more TBA. The Clapham Common weekender returns for another weekend of classic club-flavoured dance business, overflowing with anthems...
Things to do
Register in advance online or simply turn up on the day for this 5k or 10k morning jog. The proceeds go towards Starfish Greathearts, an international charity supporting children in South Africa who have been orphaned or made vulnerable by HIV and AIDS....