Celebrate Australia day in Wandsworth

Comedian Colin Cole

Comedian Colin Cole

First published in What's On by , Reporter

Each year, on January 26, Australia Day celebrations are held in cities all over the globe and London is no exception.

There are a variety of events and parties on offer many of which are located within the Wandsworth area.

Of particular note is the Clapham Grand, which is holding an entire weekend’s worth of celebrations in honour of the day.

With Australia being a nation renowned for its comedy it is apt that the Grand is featuring some of Australia’s top comedy exports to the UK, on January 25, including Big Colin Cole, Benny Boot and Felicity Ward.

Organised by the Comedy Carnival, the MC for the evening is Pete Jonas.

Alongside this showcase of comedic talent are movie screenings and club nights, which feature on January 25 and 26.

The Clapham Grand; 21-25 St John’s Hill, Clapham Junction SW11 1TT; for January 25 and the Comedy Carnival entry is £15 which includes the 5.30pm movie, 8pm comedy show and 10pm club night, doors 5pm; see comedycarnival.co.uk or clapham grand.com.

Other venues holding Australia Day celebrations in Wandsworth include the Church, Infernos and Gigalum.

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