The summer season is about to begin here in South London (or Old North Surrey, if you prefer). That means Pimms, scones and more tea vicar, in some rather attractive squares and gardens.
I particularly recommend the North Lambeth Parish fete because the parish has been given permission by the Arcbishop of Canterbury to hold it in the Palace grounds, which are beautiful and not usually open to the public.
Kennington Gardens Society Summer Show - Saturday June 12th - 09:30 - 15:30
Roots & Shoots, Walnut Tree Walk, SE11 (Plant/flower entry fee at £0.50 per entry with cap of £3)
Albert Square and St Stephen's Association Summer Fete - Saturday June 12th
Albert Square (A bit out of SE11, but is always well attended).
Cleaver Square Fete - Sunday June 13th - 12:30 - 16:00
Open Garden Squares at Roots and Shoots - Sunday June 13th
Roots and Shoots, Walnut Tree Walk, SE11
(Entry £7.50 in advance and £9 on the weekend to see all of the open garden venues)
Portugal Day - Sunday June 13th - 11:00 - 17:00
Friends of Vauxhall Park Summer Fair - Sunday June 20th - 14:00 - 17:00
North Lambeth Parish Fete - Saturday June 26th - 14:00 - 17:00
Lambeth Palace Garden (Entry £3.00, concessions £2, families £5)
Kennington Association Bazaar - Saturday 17th July - 11:00 - 13:00
St Anselm's Church Hall
Lambeth Country Show - Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th July - 11:00 - 19:00
Kennington Association Charity Art Auction - Thursday 16th Sept (early viewing on Wednesday 15th Sept)
City & Guilds of London Art School
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