Image above: Chiswick Flower Market; Anna Kunst
George IV and Duci’s taking part in Coronation Flower Market promotion
Chiswick Flower Market has announced its Coronation Flower Market on Sunday 7 May will have a few extra inducements than normal.
The Old Market Place will be decked out in bunting, setting the scene for a traditional market, with free Punch & Judy performances, live music and the best of British flowers on sale.
With over 40 flower and plant stalls, it now has the largest selection of British-grown flowers in London. Local flower producers, including Chiswick House, EcoFlowers, Love Day Blooms, Holmbush Flowers, Bellers Blooms, and Stevens, will sell their produce directly in the market.
Children will receive free ice cream from Duci’s in Devonshire Road, while adult visitors who spend more than £25 at the market will receive a free London Pride or glass of house wine at the George IV pub, while . The London Borough of Hounslow sponsors the ice cream, while Fuller’s sponsors the pub’s drinks.
The market’s street entertainment will feature young performers from the local area, including the Urban Fox Steel Band, Chiswick School, W4 Youth, and the CTA Performing Arts School.
Visitors can also learn more about the work of the local charity Wild Chiswick, including the installation of swift nesting boxes.
Chiswick Flower Market, which was established in 2020 by local residents to revitalise Chiswick High Rd, is held on the first Sunday of each month from 9.00am to 4.00 pm in Old Market Place, Chiswick High Road, W4 2DR.
It has around 40 traders offering British-grown flowers, plants, and house plants and attracts up to 10,000 visitors. Visitors who wish to enjoy the free ice cream or drinks should come to the Chiswick Flower Market HQ gazebo, where tokens will be available.