Our aim is simple: to help local people lead a better life by tackling poverty, supporting ageing and encouraging mental well-being.

Easter Lunch

Come and enjoy some delicious roast lamb, potatoes, vegetables and a homemade chocolate egg cake at our HomeFood Café on Thursday the 18th of April. Book your place at reception, in the café or by emailing info@wimbledonguild.co.uk


The meal costs £6.50 per person, and you can come at either 12noon or 1:30pm.

Warm and well

Warm and Well in Merton


Wimbledon Guild, working in partnership with Merton Council and Age UK Merton, is raising awareness of the importance of preparing for winter and giving you support on how best to stay warm and well. For more information on how we can help click here.

Turning Lives Around

Turning Lives Around is our fundraising appeal to raise awareness of our work. It features real life stories of how we supported people during their time of need and helped them to turn their lives around.


Last year over 2,000 people were helped by our welfare services and donations will ensure we can be there for more people who need us in 2019.


To learn more about our campaign and how you can help click here

Whats On

What’s on at Wimbledon Guild this spring?


We’re kicking the season off in style with the Royal Albert Hall’s “Albert’s Band” playing some classic songs live for you. So why not join us for a singalong on April 4th, but please book ahead! If jazz is your thing we’ve got the wonderful Kings College School Jazz Band treating us to some cool classics, plus a “scandalous” trip to London and fascinating array of talks. All this and our regular classes and activities too. For booking details and more information take a look at our new What’s on leaflet here

Bridge Afternoon

Bridge & Afternoon Tea at Wimbledon Park Golf Club 1st April


Join Wimbledon Guild at Wimbledon Park Golf Club for an afternoon of Bridge with a delicious tea of sandwiches and cakes, followed by a raffle. For more information click here

Embrace Age

Merton Live!


Wimbledon Guild and New Wimbledon Theatre are holding a brand-new community event on Saturday 26 January from 10am-5pm to celebrate local talent in Merton.


Merton Live! will showcase a plethora of local bands, dance, drama and gymnastics groups with performances throughout the day at one of London’s biggest theatres. In addition, the theatre will be throwing open its doors for ticket-holders to explore this historic building with backstage tours and a host of theatre related activities for all the family including: workshops; dressing up in theatre costumes; face painting; insight to technical side of the theatre; arts and crafts; treasure hunt plus lots more. For more info click here.

Carol Service

Wimbledon Guild Carol Service


Join us for a truly magical evening of carols and readings performed by two local schools and a local adult choir at St Mark’s Church, Wimbledon. Capturing the spirit of Christmas and celebrating the 50th anniversary of St Mark’s Church while taking the opportunity to help and remember those that may not be as fortunate as others. For more info click here.

Embrace Age

Embrace Age


Join our new Emotional Support Group, Embrace Age. A group for +60 years where you can meet and talk with others that are around the same age and stage in life about your concerns, fears and feelings. For more info click here.

Life after loss

Life after Loss


Are you +18 years and been affected by bereavement? Do you want a safe place to talk about your feelings and get support from others who have been through it too? Join our new Emotional Support Group, Life After Loss. For more info click here.

Befriending Week

National Befriending Week


It’s National Befriending Week 1st-7th Nov. At Wimbledon Guild we help to find volunteer befrienders. Click here to read about what is involved in becoming a befriender, top tips for befrienders and also the story of Lily, and how our befriending programme has helped her to get out-and-about again.

Team London Awards

Team London Awards


Congratulations to our corporate volunteers Capsticks Solicitors who triumphed at the recent Team London Awards for their work with Wimbledon Guild running the weekly mobile and tablet workshops. Read all about it here.

What's On

Thank you!


Huge thanks to everyone who took part in our inaugural Waggy Walk. Lots of fun, gorgeous dogs and great goody bags, rosettes, treats and refreshments. Everyone had a good time, despite the wet weather, so it looks like we’d better start planning the next one. Thanks to all our sponsors, supporters and volunteers.

Merton Arts Festival 2018

Wimbledon took part in Urban Harvest and Merton Arts Festival


In September our two art groups showcased examples of their drawing, painting and crafts as part of Merton Arts Festival at Guild House.


We also opened up our Community Garden as part of Capital Growth’s Urban Harvest. We organised activities like bug house making, competitions and quizzes.

Wimbledon Guild links up with King's College School Lodge

Wimbledon Guild links up with King's College School Lodge


Wimbledon Guild has been chosen by King's College School Lodge (KCS Lodge), the freemasons' lodge and an accredited activity of King's College School's Old King's Club, to be one of their non-masonic charities. Read more here.

What's On

World Cup 2018 Sweepstake Kit


Penalty shoot-outs, spectacular goals and will England make it past the quarter finals?

Download your Sweepstake Kit here and get ready to watch the best of the beautiful game.


Wimbledon Windmilers running & triathlon club to host quarter marathon race


Local running and triathlon club Wimbledon Windmilers is organising the Autumn Quarter Marathon on Saturday 29th September and proceeds from the race will be donated to two local charities, Wimbledon Guild and Stem 4. This rare race covers an unusual distance - 10.55km/6.55miles - and will take runners across the most beautiful part of Wimbledon Common

Click here to read more


Wimbledon Guild is supporting Mental Health Awareness Week 2018 (MHAW)


This year the theme is 'stress' and we caught up with our Head of Talking Therapies, Georgina Hoare, to find out more about what stress is and how to deal with it.

To read more, and about events Wimbledon Guild will be attending during MHAW, click here

Bridge event 2018

Bridge and Afternoon Tea at Wimbledon Park Golf Club


Thank you to everyone who attended our Bridge Afternoon Tea on 9th April and make it the success that it was. The total amount we raised was £2,200.

We would like to thank our sponsor Robert Holmes and also the following companies who kindly donated all of the wonderful raffle prizes: Andrew Robson Bridge Club; The Ivy Cafe Wimbledon; NYEAT restaurant; Robert & Edwards butchers; Headmasters; Elys; The Dog & Fox; Wimbledon Foundation; The Glasshouse Clinic; Brian Kirby Flowers and Sticks'n'Sushi.

A befriender with a client

Fancy becoming a befriender?


Interested in becoming a befriender? A regular visit of an hour or two a week from one of our Befriending Volunteers can make a huge difference to someone's wellbeing.

Imogen Horn

Imogen is a Wimbledon Guild Befriender and has now swum over 23k to fundraise for us


Imogen set herself a challenge of competing in 3 swimming races over the summer to raise money for us. She's completed them all successfully - clocking up over 23kms and raising more than £700 in the process. A huge thank you to Imogen from everyone at Wimbledon Guild for a tremendous effort. You can read her fascinating story here.


Have you thought about volunteering in your local community?


We’re all about people here at the Guild, customers, clients and volunteers alike. You could work in our café serving meals and snacks; become a trained befriender; help in our shop in Mitcham.


Click here to find out more or contact our Volunteer Co-ordinator for more information T 020 8946 0735 or E volunteer@wimbledonguild.co.uk

Yoga class

Make yourself feel great! Join one of our Yoga classes


Yoga has proved so popular here at the Wimbledon Guild that we are now running two classes per week: Tuesday 2-3pm and Friday 10.30-11.30am. The Friday class is with the same great class and teacher - just with a little more mat work. It's the same great price too! (£4).
T 020 8946 0735 or E activities@wimbledonguild.co.uk.

Letape de tour

Fancy a New Challenge?


Click here to find out more about our NEW challenge events in aid of the Wimbledon Guild.

Stroke class

Exercise After Stroke


Focussing on muscle mobility, flexibility, strength, co-ordination and balance our classes can help you regain and maintain your independence.For more information contact

E activities@wimbledonguild.co.uk or T 020 8946 0735.


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