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Powder Keg Diplomacy

Powder Keg Diplomacy

Always worth a visit for a drink or two. The cocktails are original, homemade and more a piece of art for all your senses. The in-house infused eucalyptus gin is wonderful stuff and the wine list has been composed with imagination and care.

Be At One

Be At One

Super tasty cocktails and a fantastic happy hour, where all cocktails are 2-4-1. The staff are so friendly and there's a good vibe here on a Friday and Saturday night.

The Latchmere

The Latchmere

A lovely pub in Battersea with a great garden at the back!

The Harbour

The Harbour

A great place for lunch on a sunny day overlooking Chelsea Harbour.

Pizza Metro

Pizza Metro

A cheerful Neapolitan restaurant with a wood burning oven famed for its metre-long pizzas and great social atmosphere and service.

The Ship

The Ship

There is no better pub on a Sunday for a boozy session! It has a huge outside area looking out over the banks of the Thames by Wandsworth Bridge.

Lots Larder

Lots Larder

Wonderful homemade lunches in a lovely environment. Relaxed and cheerful!

The Woodman

The Woodman

A lively neighbourhood pub serving great food and Badger ales on draft.

Clapham Common

Clapham Common

A beautiful park to take the kids to or take part in a fitness boot camp!

North St. Deli

North St. Deli

In the heart of Clapham Old Town, this deli's very friendly staff sell freshly made salads and sandwiches.

Battersea Arts Centre

Battersea Arts Centre

Whether you're into theatre, comedy or the fantastic annual ale festival, Battersea Arts Centre always has something interesting on.

Stamford Bridge - Chelsea

Stamford Bridge - Chelsea

Home of the Mighty Blues! As well as matchdays, you can visit the museum or the brilliant Under the Bridge jazz club!

The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club

This is the place to go for breakfast in London! Massive portions and breakfast food all day long...

Lots Road Auctions

Lots Road Auctions

Come and find some weird and wonderful items every Sunday - from handbags, to furniture, paintings.

M. Moen & Sons

M. Moen & Sons

An incredible butcher that's been in Clapham Old Town for years. There's always a queue out the door - pork pies, joints, game, the lot!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Clapham Junction, Battersea, Imperial Wharf, Wandsworth Common, Chelsea, Wandsworth, Clapham, Fulham, Nine Elms and Clapham North

"Historically, Battersea was situated in Surrey, with the land used mainly for farming. Lavender - giving its name to Lavender Hill - asparagus and pig breeding were just some of its main agricultural outputs."

Clapham Junction is the busiest station in Britain measured by the number of trains passing through there every day.

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The legendary Clapham Grand has almost become a rite of passage for Claphamites...

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Clapham Junction is one of south west London's shopping and entertainment destinations.

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Battersea Babies

York Gardens Children's Centre
Come and join this friendly baby group in a relaxing atmosphere where you will have the chance to meet other parents with babies receive advice. This is a Parent and Baby Group for 0 - 1 year olds and their parents or carers. This is a great opportunity to: meet other parents/carers, and have a chat with a health professional about your baby. Call for more details. Website

Stay and Play (under 1s)

Chesterton Primary School and Centre for Children and Families
This is a Stay and Play drop-in session for parents/carers and their children to play together as well as an opportunity to meet new people. This session is for parents/carers and their children aged 0-1 years. Benefits of taking part in the session include: increased understanding of your baby opportunities to meet new people and make friends special time with your baby Please just drop in there is no need to book. Website

Dream F.C Skills School

Sacred Heart School Battersea
The Skills School is about developing players of all abilities. Helping them better their technique and also skill set whilst also developing them better their motor skills in a safe and fun learning environment. £3 (casual);£5 Sibling Discount; £12 for 6 weeks; Website

Jiggle Jive dance for under 5s

Battersea Arts Centre
The Jiggle Jive drop-in class is based in Clapham, London and is a creative, funky 45 minute dance class for 0 - 3yrs. Jiggle Jive uses lots of fun props and a wide variety of music including Motown, Pop and R&B to get everyone dancing. This class has a relaxed environment allowing children to explore movement, have fun and build confidence using their bodies. Website

Table Tennis Club

Providence House Youth Club
Come and join in a friendly table tennis club and improve your skills, shots and techniques. Young people can improve their skills and technique, stay fit and healthy and make friends and socialize. Website

Stay and Play

Somerset Nursery School and Children's Centre
This session offers opportunities for parents and children to engage in a large range of different play experiences and materials. Stay and Play is for parents and their children aged under 3 years old This is an opportunity for children to: begin to form friendships with other children and their families, extend their learning through play and build on previous experiences, engage in well planned activities indoors and outdoors based on their play and interests, and participate in meaningful speaking and listening activities in group time with stories rhymes and action songs. Website

Little Crafters

The Old School Club, Unit 141 Building B, Battersea Business Centre
Arts & Crafts classes where toddlers explore colour, shapes and texture. We will provide a new theme every week and will show them a new skill, with no pressure to make realistic projects. We will use different media such as paper, clay, paint, fabric and parents/carers are encouraged to support the children by letting them learn and discover their own creativity. Children must be accompanied. £7 per session Website

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