Your guide to the best of what's on in south west London and north Surrey this weekend.

Your Local Guardian: West Norwood Jumble Trail

OUTDOORS – West Norwood Jumble Trail from 11am to 4pm on Sunday

West Norwood turns into a massive car boot sale with residents setting up stalls outside their homes. The first ever Jumble Trail last October saw more than 100 homes taking part and the second in April had close to 200. It’s free – sign up at to get a map or to register to sell.

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BOOKS – Wimbledon BookFest on Wimbledon Common until Sunday, October 11

The common is a literary haven for 10 days with authors from Sebastian Faulks, Vince Cable and Andy McNab to Seann Walsh (pictured), Ben Fogle and Michael Rosen and more besides among those appearing. Go to

MARKET – Tattenham’s Indoor Market at St Mark’s Church, Great Tattenhams, from 10am to 2pm on Saturday

Browse the table top stalls in the church at the popular monthly sale, then tuck in to homemade cakes and coffee. Entry  is free.

FITNESS – The Yoga and Spirit Show at Bourne Hall, Ewell, from 11am to 7pm on Saturday

Enjoy open classes, workshops, talks, a fashion show and wander round stalls at this wellness show. Entry costs £4 booked in advance or £5.50 on the door. Under 16s go free. Go to

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MUSIC – Ta Mere – Sunday Lunchtime Swing Sessions from 2.30pm on Sunday at The Bull’s Head, Barnes

American multi-instrumentalist and singer Sean MacGloin leads this five-piece with some high energy swing. Sean has worked with Madness, Morrissey and Alabama 3. Tickets cost £8 in advance or £10 on the door. Go to, or call 020 876 5241.

FOOD – A Taste of Adventure at Kew Gardens, weekends until October 11

Delve into the science of sense, discover your own tasting abilities and find out why we taste what we do. There’s lots to learn and explore in fun ways and there’s even the Supertaster test to take. Go to

FITNESS – The Royal Borough of Kingston 10 Miles on Sunday

Kingston’s inaugural 10 mile race starts and finishes in the historical marketplace, with the course going past Hampton Court Palace in a flat route that promises fast times. Entry costs £23. Go to

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MUSIC – Amy Dickson - Thames Concert Series at St Andrew’s Church in Surbiton from 7.15pm on Saturday

Twice Grammy-nominated, Classical Brit winning saxophonist Amy Dickson and pianist Catherine Milledge play the first in the series of monthly Thames Concerts. Tickets cost £15. Go to

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THEATRE – The Wars of the Roses at The Rose Theatre, Kingston, until October 31

Directed by Sir Trevor Nunn and starring the likes of Joely Richardson and Rufus Hound, the trilogy of Shakespeare’s histories continues at The Rose. If you want to see all three plays close together, then see Henry VI at 2.30pm on Thursday, then Edward IV on the same day at 7.30pm and Richard III on Friday. Go to

KIDS – What to Do When You Find a Dinosaur at Polka Theatre, Wimbledon, until Sunday

An interactive show with humour, music and lots of audience participation which tells the story of eccentric scientist William Buckland who, in 1824, discovered a bone from a creature no one had ever heard of before. He called it the Megalosaurus. Suitable for children aged four to eight. Tickets cost £13.50 for adults and children and £10 concessions. Go to