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(Cancelled due to Coronavirus outbreak) Watermans Arts Centre – Family Cinema

March 28
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Club Card Offer – £6 tickets on Friday Night Ring the Box Office to book and take your card with you to show when you pick up the tickets. Special Saturday morning film screenings for families. Recreating the 'tanner rush' of the sixties, Saturday mornings are a special time for families to go to the cinema to watch films for children. Watermans also has a full programme of children's films during school holidays. Tickets available from: Watermans Box Office. Tel:…

Visit the London Wetland Centre, Barnes

March 28
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Winter opening: 1 November until February 28 (or 29 when relevant), opening times 9.30 am to 4.30 pm (last admission 3.30pm). Summer opening: 1 March until October 31, opening times 9.30am to 5.30pm (last admission 4.30pm). An urban oasis for wildlife, with wading birds, ducks and otters. A lovely place to go, with or without kids. Find out about WWT’s conservation work and the birds they are helping to save from extinction. Walks and talks on wild animals, plants and…

Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith – One Duck Down (Ages 3-10)

March 28

7000 rubber ducks. Seven Seas. One big adventure! Inspired by a true tale (featured on Blue Planet II) that saw 7000 rubber ducks cast adrift in a mighty storm. Jam packed with music, clowning and puppetry and with a set and props which are recycled from the lost and found of rubbish both on land and at sea, join us on an ocean clear-up adventure that would make David Attenborough proud. Tickets are £9 and are available at lyric.co.uk

Chiswick Pier Trust – Watch the 2020 Boat Race

March 29 @ 12:30 pm6:00 pm BST

Head down to the Pier House where you can not only watch the start and finish of the race on the big screen but also walk outside to experience the live action as the boats pass. Chiswick Pier provides one of the best views of the race as you can watch the crews power upstream from Chiswick Eyot, past the Pier and through to the final bend before Barnes Railway Bridge. Have a bite to eat before the races begin…

(Cancelled due to Coronavirus outbreak)The George IV – Kid’s Table

March 29 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Parents of West London, the wait is over! Like your trusty mum pal who reminds you when odd sock day is, The George IV have got this eating out with the kids lark covered! Every Sunday they'll be waving their magic kids' table wand over here at the George IV to bring relaxing roasts to parents and fun times to kids, with enough crafting to keep them out of chair knocking mischief for hours. Book your table here.  

Watermans – Dust (ages 4-9)

March 29 @ 3:00 pm BST

When Little Titch and her scruffy rucksack arrive at the giant, pink house it is not what she expected – a blanket of thick grey dust covers everything in sight and it is wild and overgrown. Her new home is cold and unwelcoming until she meets Nelly, a flamboyant and loveable hoarder. Together the pair discover they have more in common than they first thought and that friendship can heal hidden wounds. Written by acclaimed award winning children’s author Laura…

(Cancelled due to Coronavirus outbreak) Riverside Studios, Hammersmith – Disco Sunday

March 29 @ 3:30 pm BST
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Go on down to the dance floor and throw some shapes at Riverside's all ages disco. There’ll be hipster hopping, dad dancing, baby bopping and granny grooving. Dust off your dancing shoes and join everything for a family friendly daytime disco, in partnership with Dance West. Book your place here.

Chiswick Library – Rhyme Time for under 5s

March 31 @ 11:00 am11:30 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

A time to share rhymes and songs. These weekly events last for approximately half an hour. 11.00am every Tuesday Term-time only.

Syon House – Brentford Sports Fest

April 5

Local residents are encouraged to lace up their running shoes and take part in Brentford’s biggest running event – Brentford Sports FEST. Residents of all ages and abilities can take part in a 10k run, 5k run, 1k and a children’s fun run on Sunday 5th April 2020 in the grounds of Syon House. Organised by Brentford FC Community Sports Trust, in partnership with developers Brentford Lock West, the event offers runners the opportunity to run in the private grounds…

Watermans – Pigs & Bears Don’t Come in Pairs! (ages 3-8)

April 5 @ 3:00 pm BST

Straw, wood, brick? Porridge, chairs, beds?  Two trios to tantalise and tickle your senses in this DOUBLE BILL of Furry Tails, where Goldilocks may even be more scary that the Big Bad Wolf! If two’s company and three’s a crowd, then book your place now for these well loved stories, retold with puppets, original music and a perfectly petite pop up set. Produced by : Theatre of Widdershins. Tickets: Adult / Child £10 (concessions £9) Family of four £36 Available…

Riverside Studios, Hammersmith – Drama Sunday

April 5 @ 3:30 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Silence in the wings and it's curtain up! Go and take part in Riverside's drama workshop. Riverside Studios is throwing open its doors for 8-18 year old to tread the famous studio stage, releasing their inner actor. Workshop will include drama coaching from experienced West End teachers, group improv work, and lots of fun and games. Spaces are limited so book your place now!

Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith – Chloe and the Colour Catcher

April 7
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 11, 2020

A journey to unleash all seven shades of the rainbow. Chloe lives in a world with only one colour, a world that is completely grey. But at night, when she’s wrapped up tight, her dreams are colourful and bright. Join Chloe on her courageous journey to unleash all seven shades of the rainbow in this extraordinary and wholly original tale of bravery, self-expression and fighting for what your heart knows to be true. Tickets are £10 and are available at…

Watermans – Rolling down the Road (ages 3-11)

April 19 @ 3:00 pm BST

All aboard! Family singer songwriter David Gibb is proud to be the driver of the world's first bus to be powered by song. However, his passengers’ choice of music can sometimes be a little unusual. From talking sunflowers to digging for buried treasure, David needs your help to find the perfect song for each of his passengers and get his magical, musical bus rolling down the road! David’s song writing draws from a wide range of musical influences, deftly blending…

Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith – Sunshine (ages 3-9)

April 25 @ 11:00 am BST
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One event on April 25, 2020 at 1:00 pm

With sun, sea, sand, some big laughs and even bigger pants, Sunshine, by award-winning company Stickyback Theatre is delighted to be showing this April as part of Little Lyric season. The energetic, highly interactive and heartwarming 50 minute performance draws on themes of shared space, sharing and tolerance and is inspired by the heart and practice of early 19th century silent cinema. Audiences are promised plenty of belly laughs, fun, audience participation and the odd bit of flying seaweed! Book…

Watermans – Spy Monkey (ages 4+)

April 26 @ 3:00 pm BST

Join Hanuman, our brave and intrepid Monkey Intelligence Officer, on his most important secret mission to date! He will need to use all his extraordinary superpowers to find and rescue the captured Princess Sita from Ravana, a wicked ten-headed demon King, and could do with your help! Spy Monkey brings a contemporary twist to a classic Indian tale from the Ramayana, for family audiences, full of daring and wit. Three incredible performers use hip-hop and Bharata Natyam dance, music and story-telling to excite and…

Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith – Bird Show (ages 3-11)

May 2 @ 11:00 am BST
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One event on May 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm

This heart-fluttering physical comedy features music, puppetry and lots of silly bird jokes. We follow Henry the Heron and Sally the Sparrow on a zany journey to become friends while facing ecological threats to their habitat. This colourful, visual show gently explores the impact of humans on nature and asks the question – what can we do differently? By award-winning playwright T.A. Woodsmith, directed by Susana Alcantud, Upcycled set and costumes by Bronia Housman and original music by Catherine Burke.…

Watermans – The Great Race (ages 4-7)

May 3 @ 3:00 pm BST

This show is inspired by the traditional story of The Great Race! which tells how the eastern Zodiac calendar was created.  Legend has it that the Jade Emperor asked twelve creatures to race to decide which years they will be charge of, depending on the order in which they finish. The story presents all sorts of problems for the creatures taking part, who range from a dragon, to a rat. They each travel in different ways depending on their physicality…

Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith – Henry Moon and the Greasy Spoon (ages 5-11)

May 9 @ 11:00 am BST
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One event on May 9, 2020 at 1:00 pm

A Rhubarb Theatre Production. Flo’s café is in trouble, the banks on the phone, customers are gone, and all seems lost.  Until one windy day, when a strange old chap blows through the doors. Wearing a coat full of surprises, some rose tinted glasses and a head bursting with imaginative stories, could Henry Moon be the answer to Flo’s problems. Join award winning Rhubarb Theatre, for a huge spoonful of fun, a mug-full of fantasy and a platter of creativity. …

Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith – Your Toys (ages 5-9)

May 16 @ 11:00 am BST

Your Toys is a heartwarming story about friends pulling together. Funny, with original live music, beautiful puppets and lots of surprises – it sends audiences home with huge smiles on their faces. An anthem to creative play and silliness, adults and children alike – bring your toys to the theatre and watch them join in the rumpus on stage in front of you. Book tickets here.

Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith – Adventures of Bo Peep (ages 2-6)

May 23 @ 11:00 am BST
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One event on May 23, 2020 at 1:00 pm

A Knuckle and Joint Production. Watch the adventures of Bo Peep unravel as she tries to rescue her woolly friends! Bo Peep needs you and your family’s help to save her little lambkins from danger in time for bed! A perfect theatre introduction for your little ones with an interactive story and sensory learning. Look out for a flock of woollen puppets, original music and sheep themed silliness. Book tickets here.

Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith – The Elves and the Shoemaker (ages 3-10)

May 26 @ 1:00 pm BST
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One event on May 29, 2020 at 4:00 pm

A Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company Production. Sam Lacey makes shoes that are out of this world. His imagination is huge but his shoe-making business is a disaster! Why would anyone buy a pair of Banana Skin slippers?! Then, one night, two tiny green visitors climb into his kitchen and start stitching and cutting and snipping and gluing…Sam Lacey is about to get the surprise of a lifetime! This hilarious re-telling of the much-loved classic tale, from the inescapably inventive…

Bedford Park Festival opening weekend site for Green Days fete, showing tents and seating and microphone

Bedford Park Festival

June 12June 28

2020 Bedford Park Festival – Friday 12 – Sunday 28 June The Bedford Park Festival is a two week arts and community festival which takes place early in June. A celebration of the arts, with music concerts, theatre productions, art and photography shows, walks and talks, the festival raises money for St Michael & All Angels Church and three church charities. It has an excellent reputation for high production standards, particularly for its Classical music concerts, which are a staple…

Bedford Park Festival – Green Days

June 13June 14

Green Days is huge fete over two days on Acton Green with a fun fair, live music stage, beer tent, craft village and all manner of food and drink on sale from wonderful cakes baked by the congregation of St Michael & All Angels Church and supplemented by the American Chiswick High Rd bakers Outsider Tart, to the produce of the local distillery Sipsmith and local brewery Fuller’s. There’s all that you would expect of a village fete – fancy…

Chiswick House & Gardens – Giffords Circus

June 25July 13

Join Giffords Circus for The Hooley in 2020 at Chiswick House & Gardens as they celebrate their 20th anniversary! Since opening in 2000 Giffords Circus have entertained over a million people with their captivating and magical shows. Make sure you’re following Giffords Circus on social media for regular updates to see what they’re up to behind the scenes. The Hooley opens at Chiswick House & Gardens on 25th June until 13th July 2020. The show will be touring other locations…

Chiswick House & Gardens – Pub in the Park

September 4September 6

There's a fantastic array of chefs, talent and hosts that will be taking part throughout the weekend - all hosted by the one and only Marcus Wareing. Joining Marcus will be Atul Kochhar, Andrew Pern, Jose Pizzaro, Chris King, Chantelle Nicholson, Nieves Barragan, Tom Brown & Luke Taylor, some of the finest chefs in the business, who will be taking part in cooking demo’s book signings, Q&A’s and more. With more restaurants this year than ever before, the pubs and…

Chiswick House – Dog Show

September 20

Chiswick House Dog Show is an opportunity for everyone who uses and loves Chiswick House & Gardens to give something back through being part of a fun day out for all the family. Run by the community for the community, everyone’s efforts raise monies to fund projects to maintain and constantly improve this wonderful, historic oasis in West London. If you would like to volunteer to help us on the day, please click here. With classes ranging from Naughtiest Dog to Prettiest…

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