Chiswick Book Festival

Chiswick Auctions – An Odyssey in Ink: the Nanyue Pavilion Collection of Contemporary Chinese Paintings
29 September 11.00am

Chiswick in Pictures 2020

Monday 31 August to Saturday 7 November

We'll be hanging the work of 30 artists who live locally and take inspiration from the local landscape for their work, at the Clayton Hotel Chiswick over the weekend of 29 / 30 September. There are some new artists taking part this year, in addition to many of those who have exhibited their work with us before. There's a great mix of interesting

‘Large rise’ in Covid-19 cases in LB Hounslow includes Chiswick

Chiswick named as one of the areas in which cases are concentrated

There has been a large rise in coronavirus cases in LB Hounslow over the past two days, according to Public Health England. Kelly O’Neill, Director of Public Health at Hounslow Council published a statement on the afternoon of Saturday 15 August saying: “Last night we received data from Public Health England w

Tom’s Cake Company

Bears Ice Cream

Bears Ice Cream sells Icelandic-style ‘soft serve’ ice cream in the tradition of co-owner Vera’s home country, where lots of different toppings are on offer and you can create your own flavour combinations. Besides their soft serve, which is only available in store, they recently launched Bears Scoop Club, an online ordering service of ice creams tubs delivered to your home. These ice

Urban Pantry

Urban Pantry

The award-winning Urban Pantry is open again, but is also still offering its "lockdown brunch-DIY kits", which can be either delivered or collected. Those kits are well worth having; Urby P, as it's known, won the Best Breakfast in Britain in last year's National Breakfast Awards. Unlike some of those DIY supper outfits, which hand you an avocado and some hazelnuts and

D Grande Tex Mex 

The new D Grande Tex-Mex restaurant on Chiswick High Rd got off to a brisk start, despite opening during the lockdown. But then it temporarily closed down again for refurbishment.

You can email to book in after they reopen on 1

Covent Garden Fishmongers

Activities for Kids during the Summer Holidays

The long school holidays are upon us, but with a difference. Quarantines are now needed for many holiday destinations and many parents are cautious about flying. So what do you do with the kids for the next few weeks? If you haven’t already booked a “staycation” in another part of the country, other options are now (re)opening up here in London. Some are local gardens or businesses whi

Miriam Margolyes and Amit Shah to star in new online play

Miriam Margolyes and Amit Shah to star in new online play

Louise Coulthard's new online short play, 'Watching Rosie', will have its world premiere in August. Created by Original Theatre, the show will star award-winning actress Miriam Margolyes, Amit Shah and Coulthard herself. The play explores how those with dementia are coping during

Tiny Happy People

BroadwayHD – Into the Woods

Chiswick’s churches re-open

Parks & Playgrounds

Post Offices

Apply for a COVID-19 test today

Apply for a COVID-19 test today

Walk-in & drive-in coronavirus testing is now available via Hounslow council. Testing will be available at Grasshoppers Rugby Club tomorrow (Wednesday 24 June) between 10.30am- 3.30pm . The main COVID-19 symptoms are:
  • a high temperature
  • a new, continuous cough
  • a loss of or change to your sense of smell or tast

National Geographic for Kids

National Geographic for Kids

National Geographic Kids has several free, fun and informative things to do for children on their website. Action games, personality quizzes, 'funny fill-in' puzzles and videos of amazing animals are just some of the things available. They also offer free extra information for users with magazine subscriptions, including videos & interesting quizzes

Tate Quizzes for Kids

Tate Quizzes for Kids

Tate Kids is offering a selection of interactive art lessons and quizzes for children on their website. Whether you want to find out what the top five rainbow art pieces are, which surrealist artist you are, how to draw a 'sound creature' or how to make a play dough sculpture there's broad selection to keep children occupied. Tate is trying to increase its onl

Bedford Park Festival online talk: Frank Matcham and the Chiswick Empire

Images: Empire House, photograph Jon Perry; Chiswick Empire The man who built Chiswick's music hall theatre was Victorian architect Frank Matcham, the most important and influential of all theatre designers in Britain to date. The Chiswick Empire, built in 1912, was one of 100 - 150 which he either built himself or in which he played some part in the design. They are immediately

Dance workshops for all the family

Dance workshops for all the family

Sadler's Wells theatre is presenting a series of online workshops and activities for families to dance along to in the comfort of their own home. Available since April, via their youtube channel, there's something for everyone wit

Summer Exhibition 2020