Yearly Archives: 2023

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Friends of Tooting Common: forthcoming events

Sunday 19 May, evening – Bat walk. To book, email

Tuesday 21 May – Litter pick. Meet at the cafe at 11am

Sunday 26 May – Litter pick. Meet at the cafe at 11am

Tuesday 4 June – Litter pick. Meet at the cafe at 11am

Sunday 9 June – Fun Dog Show, events area: registration from 1pm, Show starts 2pm

FOTC litter picks

Friends of Tooting Common carries out fortnightly litter picks on the Common. The next pick will be on Tuesday 23 April, starting at 11am at the cafe on the Common. Please bring a pair of sturdy gloves.

FOTC bat walk: Sunday 19 May

On Sunday 19 May evening, Friends of Tooting Common will be running a bat walk. If you would like to come on this, please email to We will provide more information to people who are planning to come.  As usual, bat walks are free to FOTC members. Other people are very welcome to attend, either by joining FOTC (annual membership £6 individual, £10 family), or by making a one-off payment of £5.

We plan to run monthly bat walks during the summer – more information will be on this website.

FOTC photo competition

Friends of Tooting Common are now running a competition for the months of April to June 2024. Please send photos for this by Sunday 30 June, to, and entitle the email ‘FOTC photo competition’.

Entry to the competition is free, and open to everyone. The arrangements for our photo competitions are:

– The photo can be of any aspect of Tooting Common, particularly one which brings out its distinctive character

– It can include people, but for any close-up photos the permission of the people concerned should be obtained. Any photos including
children should be from a distance and not identify faces.

– Photo(s) submitted for the competition are then in the “public domain” and may be used publicly

– No-one can submit more than 5 photos for any competition

The prize is a shopping/entertainment gift voucher for £30 (or cash equivalent) and a copy of a hand-drawn map of Tooting Common by a local artist. Please do join the competition!