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Abbeville Village Activities to Do


There is a late Victorian street grid around Abbeville Road in Clapham Park that is often called Abbeville Village. The area of Clapham Park, in London, lies south of central Clapham and west of Brixton. As the street has become the center of local nightlife for the professional middle classes, there are many restaurants, cafes, and bars.

Family Friendly activities near Abbeville Village


We have designed a series of developmentally appropriate play programmes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers designed by Gymboree’s early childhood education experts. The adults in these classes play an important role in your child’s development and play. We ask our members to attend a regular class every week. Website for 0-5 years old

Baby Salsa

As children, we are able to recognize and appreciate music. The rhythm is an energising and joyful feeling. To introduce your child to the benefits of dance, to keep you fit, and to introduce your baby to the benefits of dance, Baby Salsa offers you and your baby an exciting experience of Latin American Dance. 

Clapham Open House Coffee @ Esca

You can meet new parents, as well as older babies and second time parents, at Clapham Open House Coffee @ Esca. The coffee will be hosted by branch volunteer Amelia. All parents are welcome, including those who are new to the area and just eager to meet other local parents, to attend the open house. If you would like to RSVP, please email the host and use the date/venue as the subject. Our hosts would appreciate an RSVP so they know the number of attendees. Every two months, we hold Clapham Open House Coffee @ Esca between 10am and 12 noon. We hope to see you soon.

Windmill Tours

Experience ‘two mills in one’ with one of their tour guides. Discover how wind-powered machinery was once used to grind stone ground flour, and learn the fascinating story of the Ashby family.


For parents/carers and their children aged 0-3 years, parent and toddler groups provide a place where they can spend time playing with their young children and socialising. In addition to giving parents/carers support and advice, attending the group helps children get acquainted with other children and prepares them for daycare and nursery school. Guests can drop in without booking.

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