Loading Events
Loading Events

Upcoming Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

List of Events

Stream.theatre – A Killer Party

April 26May 23

Developed in the US during lockdown last year, this new musical detective story has been adapted for the UK and filmed in actors’ homes. A failed West end actor and artistic director of a small regional theatre calls a read-through of his latest murder-mystery play. But the cast arrive with more than theatre on their minds. The artistic director ends up face-down in his soup, and the detective work begins. Nine episodes, on demand from 26 April to 23 May.…

Stream.theatre – Eurobeat: The Pride of Europe

April 30May 18

Stream.theatre has built up an impressive stable of productions, now handily subdivided into categories, including drama, musicals, concerts and documentaries. Describing itself as a “loving send up” of Eurovision, this musical features West End stars, drag queens, power ballads and “outrageous” dance routines. The premise is that the tiny principality of Liechtenstein is paying homage to this contest, reflecting “quirky, colourful and camp Europe”. You get to vote for your favourite songs. Filmed at the Clapham Grand, it’s streamed from…

Test: Online – Young Children Activities

May 5 @ 8:00 amJune 8 @ 5:00 pm BST

Books & Writers, Chiswick walking trail

May 13
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely

Image above: Nancy Mitford; Rose Cottage, Strand on the Green, where she lived Torin Douglas, Director of the Chiswick Book Festival, has made it his mission to research Chiswick’s literary history. Chiswick can lay claim to two winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature (and one nominee) plus one Booker Prize winner, three Oscar winners (and two nominees), a Poet Laureate and several writers who merit blue plaques. All of which prompted the Observer to comment: ‘Chiswick may be the…

Arts & Crafts walking trail, Hammersmith

May 13
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely

Riverside trail taking in the homes of some of the leading lights of the Arts & Crafts movement. The riverside at Hammersmith was an important hub for the Arts & Crafts movement. Arts & Crafts Hammersmith launched the trail along the River Thames in June 2019 so you can follow in the footsteps of poet, novelist, designer and socialist William Morris and his great friend Emery Walker, the founder of the Doves Press. This is a walk that you can…

Chiswick Auctions – Interiors, Homes & Antiques

May 13
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 10, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on July 8, 2021 at 12:00 am

This sale offers a range of modern, mid-century and antique furniture and furnishings for the home and garden and provides the perfect alternative to high street shopping, especially for those looking for interior design inspiration or simply that unique piece for your home. The sale features a wide range of lifestyle categories including jewellery and watches, ceramics, glass, British and European works of art, sculpture, rugs and other collectables, all with accessible estimates. Prospective clients may bid in person (subject…

Online Children’s Theatre – Sleep Squad

May 13
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely

Sleep Squad from Story Pirates is an American interactive musical production suitable for ages 4-12, starring Tony Award nominee Lilli Cooper. She’s the Dream Queen, pilot of the spaceship Ariem. It launches kids into the Slumber Galaxy on three different missions as they train to become members of the Sleep Squad—an elite group of the world’s most advanced dreamers. Sleep Squad hopefuls are sent into space to explore stories adapted from real kids’ dreams along with the co-pilot of their choice…

Art & Artists, Chiswick walking trail

May 13
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely

Image above: Jan Pienkowski's image of the Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Chiswick Chiswick has been home to several very famous artists over the centuries. When Karen Liebreich and Sarah Cruz of Abundance London created the the Chiswick Timeline mural under the railway bridge at Turnham Green Terrace in 2017, they included images of paintings by some of the area's best known artists. At the same time they launched a map of 19 sites of artistic interest, including Johan Zoffany’s house…

Visit Syon Park

May 13
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely

Syon is one of the last great houses in London which is still lived in by a member of the aristocracy. It has been in the family of the present owner, the Duke of Northumberland, for more than 400 years. The park land, which is also home to the Syon Park Hilton hotel and children’s indoor play area Snakes and Ladders, never closes. Gardens The Gardens, created by ‘Capability’ Brown in the eighteenth century, are open 10.30am – 4.30pm, Wednesday…

Gunnerbury Park and Museum

Visit Gunnersbury Park

May 13
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely

Gunnersbury Park is considered by English Heritage to be one of the most important parks in the country. Originally a country estate, it is now bordered by Acton, Brentford, Chiswick and Ealing. Gunnersbury is jointly owned by Hounslow and Ealing councils and run by a not-for-profit company, Gunnersbury CIC. The park has beautiful ornamental gardens with woods and lakes and a new sports hub with nine-hole golf, tennis courts, football and cricket pitches. The sports hub is currently open for…

Visit Chiswick House Gardens

May 13
|Recurring Event (See all)
Gardens open every day, open 7.00 am - dusk

Chiswick House is a beautiful example of Classical architecture in the style of Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio. Built by Richard Boyle, 3rd earl of Burlington, 1727-9, the villa was famous in its heyday during the 18th and 19th centuries for some of the most sumptuous entertainments ever held in Britain. The rich decoration and many paintings are well worth the entrance fee. Image above: Chiswick House; photograph Jennifer Griffiths Chiswick House and the Kitchen Garden are open 27 May to…

Visit Kew Gardens

May 13
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely

Kew Gardens is home to the world’s most diverse collection of living plants; 132 hectares of landscape which is exceptionally beautiful in any season. The Gardens are open, but visitors have to book a time slot in advance. The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew is a UNESCO World Heritage site. An outing for all seasons In winter the Palm House welcomes you into the warmth of the rainforest, the Princess of Wales Conservatory invites you to explore ten of the…

Visit Gunnersbury Triangle, nature reserve

May 13
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely

A green oasis created by intersecting railway lines, saved from development in the 1980s and managed by the London Wildlife Trust for wildlife and people. This wet woodland nature reserve is a haven for birds and small mammals, which take advantage of the sheltered birch and willow.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_8SvLBhxCI Walkways and footpaths help guide visitors around the ponds and acid grassland areas through this wild oasis in Chiswick. You can just wander round and enjoy the peace and beauty of…

In Georgian footsteps, Chiswick walking trail

May 13
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely

Brentford & Chiswick Local History Society and William Hogarth Trust have co-created In Georgian Footsteps, a guided trail of 18th Century Chiswick. In Georgian times what we now know as Chiswick was three villages: Chiswick Town, Strand on the Green and Turnham Green, with fields, nursery gardens and orchards between them. The ancient Bath Rd, which today is Chiswick High Rd, ran east-west across common land on which Turnham Green grew up as a settlement with blacksmiths, farriers and inns…

Visit Osterley Park

May 14 @ 9:00 am5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating indefinitely

Osterley Park is a Georgian country estate in west London, now owned by the National Trust. Described by Horace Walpole as ‘the palace of palaces’, Osterley was created in the late 18th century by architect and designer Robert Adam for the Child family to entertain and impress their friends and clients. While the park is open every day from 09.00 and the café is open for takeaway, the bookshop, house and shop remain closed until further notice. The garden is…

Visit the London Wetland Centre, Barnes

May 14 @ 9:30 am5:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating indefinitely

WWT London Wetland Centre is a wetland reserve managed by the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust. 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. Enjoy the lakes, ponds and gardens, café and play areas. The Wetlands Centre is planning to reopen on 12 April 2021 on a timed entry ticket system. Every visitor…

Free Online Talk: Court Number One, The Old Bailey

May 14 @ 2:00 pm3:00 pm BST

The Old Bailey is Britain’s most famous courthouse. At its heart is Court Number One, a courtroom where, since it opened its doors in 1907, the most notorious trials of spies, murderers, politicians, traitors and fraudsters have taken place, and where, also, terrible miscarriages of justice have been perpetrated. In this talk organised by the National Archives at Kew, Thomas Grant will trace how this courtroom, largely unchanged in 110 years, has witnessed the changing social and moral history of…

gunnersbury parkrun chiswick

AIR Run 10k

May 15 @ 8:00 am11:00 am BST

Come to Kew Gardens this May for a 10K run with a difference. AIR stands for audio-inspired running so bring your headphones with you and run to the beat of your favourite tunes. The running route will lead you around the stunning Gardens that will be bursting with spring colour. Covid-secure, socially distanced and delivered by Richmond RUNFEST, the 10K is pancake flat and a perfect event to reach your running goals. Kew was recently the location of the Olympic marathon…

Duck Pond Market – Chiswick House

May 15 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Fifth of the month, repeating indefinitely

Duck Pond Markets run artisan markets in the garden of Chiswick House on the first, third and fifth (if there is one) Saturdays of the month. Open air market beside the Grade I listed Palladian villa, set in 65 acres of beautiful gardens. Stalls selling jewellery, cushions, cards, plants, pottery and art as well as food and ‘eco homeware.’ duckpondmarket.com SEE ALSO: Our This Is Chiswick Pages about the history of Chiswick House Gardens See our events listings of all the events happening in…

Kitchen Garden Cart at Chiswick House

May 15 @ 11:00 am1:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

The Kitchen Garden Cart has returned to Chiswick House and Gardens. Choose from a wide array of lovely flowers and vegetables. It can be found behind the main house between 11.00 am and 1.00 pm every Thursday and Saturday. See our events listings of all the events happening in Chiswick here: chiswickcalendar.co.uk/whats-on-in-chiswick Support The Chiswick Calendar The Chiswick Calendar CIC is a community resource. We publish a weekly newsletter and update the website with local news and information daily. We…

Chiswick Cheese Market

May 16 @ 10:00 am3:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Outdoor cheese market on Chiswick High Rd on the third Sunday of every month, run by a group of local women who are all cooks, collectively known as Cookbook Kitchen. Traders sell cheeses and ‘provisions’. Chiswick was originally known as Cheesewick. Chiswick was first recorded c.1000 as the Old English Ceswican meaning “Cheese Farm”; the riverside area of Duke’s Meadows is thought to have supported an annual cheese fair up until the 18th century’. (Source Gillian Clegg, Chiswick Past &…

The Food Market Chiswick

May 16 @ 10:00 am2:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

The Food Market Chiswick is a collection of stalls where the stallholders are also the producers of the food, so the food is fresh and seasonal. There are stallholders offering prepared food: a selection of street food, handmade bread, cakes and pastries, and those offering the ingredients: fine rare breed meats, fish, fresh seasonal vegetables, unpasteurised milk and artisan cheeses. The market puts you, the customer, in direct contact with the farmers, fishmongers, growers and bakers, so you can talk…

Theatre at Chiswick Playhouse – A Night at the West End

May 17 @ 8:00 pm10:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 27, 2021 at 8:00 pm

A Night at the West End, starring Scott Sutcliffe (Wicked) and Claudia Kariuki (Priscilla Queen of the Desert). This feel-good concert will celebrate the best of musical theatre with irresistible songs from hit shows such as Little Shop of Horrors, Dreamgirls, Wicked and Les Misérables. This event will run for two nights at Chiswick Playhouse, the first on Monday 17 May and the second on Thursday 27 May. Tickets Ticket price: £15 Book Tickets: chiswickplayhouse.co.uk/anightatthewestend See our Things to do…

Free Online Talk – Top Level Tips: Using Foreign and Commonwealth Office Records

May 18 @ 2:00 pm3:00 pm BST

Interested in diplomatic history and the conduct of foreign policy? This short expert-led webinar will give an overview of the different types of Foreign and Commonwealth Office records in The National Archives' collections and the many treasures they contain. This webinar will be delivered by Juliette Desplat, Head of Modern Collections, and includes a live Q&A. The Talk will last approximately 30-40 minutes, followed by a 15 minute Q&A. Tickets Ticket price: Free Book Tickets: eventbrite.co.uk See our Things to…

London Unplugged – Acoustic Music Showcase: Jesse Jordan and friends

May 19 @ 7:30 pm10:30 pm BST

London Unplugged is back! They've just announced their first date back in the Boston Room at George IV for some much need live music in our lives! They kick things back off on Wednesday 19th May for their weekly showcase event. As before, table booking required (via their website), but now with up to two households per table. This first event features the likes of Jesse Jordan, Flo & Joe, Brendan Cleary, Coco and St. James. Tickets Free, subject to…

The Upper Room Spring lectures – Jeremy Paxman

May 19 @ 8:00 pm9:30 pm BST

Jeremy Paxman is a renowned broadcaster, journalist and writer, feared by politicians of all stripes for his trademark tough interviewing style. He presented BBC Two’s Newsnight from 1989 to 2014 and has been the presenter of University Challenge since 1994. His many books include Friends in High Places (1990), The English (1998), The Political Animal (2002), On Royalty (2006), Britain’s Great War (2013) and A Life in Questions (2016). Jeremy will be in conversation with the BBC journalist Julian Marshall. Tickets:…

Theatre at Chiswick Playhouse – Single Black Female

May 19 @ 8:00 pm10:30 pm BST

Single Black Female is a show with rapid-fire comic vignettes that explore the lives of thirty-something African American middle-class women in urban America as they search for love, clothes, and dignity in a world that fails to recognize them amongst a parade of stereotypical images. See actors perform this thrilling play with no set, costumes or lighting, just the script. "A socially significant and very entertaining two-woman show that manages to be simultaneously self-deprecating and proud." – The New York…

Jazz at George IV – Mississippi Swamp Dogs (Sold Out)

May 20 @ 7:30 pm10:00 pm BST

Sold Out - See extra date added: Thurday 15 July “A Celebration Of The Deep South” showcasing the rich musical heritage of New Orleans and the Southern States kicks off the 2021 programme. The marvellous Mississippi Swamp Dogs, led by top swing trombonist and vocalist Jeff Williams, together with one of London's best Blue-Eyed Soul voices Paul Miller on keys, Dan Redding on guitar and Jonno Lee on drums. Expect an exotic gumbo of swinging soul, jazzy blues, New Orleans…

Theatre at Chiswick Playhouse – Meat Cute

May 20 @ 8:00 pm10:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 23, 2021 at 8:00 pm

A woman is on a mission to find the perfect candidate. Tinder. Vegans. Apple juice. Will she ever swipe right? 14 dates later, a broken family, a Pomeranian named Mozart and an eviction notice, is this rebellion or simply a cry for help? Meat Cute asks: how does a 23-year-old woman navigate a world governed by masculinity and violence, and, how far is too far? Written and performed by Bibi Lucille, Directed by Anastasia Bunce. This event will run for…

Summer Cycle at Kew Gardens

May 21August 11

Join Kew to celebrate summer with a magical evening bike ride. As bicycles are not usually allowed in the Gardens, this is a unique opportunity for you to explore Kew’s most beautiful spots with friends and family. Take in the enchanted woodlands and beautiful blooms; stop for a picnic or summer drink and listen to live music; smell the aroma of the Rose Garden as the sun begins to set. Make an evening of it with your own picnic, or dine at one…

Live Midday Modern Conversation on mulberry trees

May 21 @ 12:00 pm1:00 pm BST

A virtual talk with mulberry expert Dr Peter Coles as part of Urban Tree Festival 2021. For Spring and Summer 2021 Hogarth’s House is running a monthly virtual video series called Midday Modern Conversations, inspired by Hogarth’s print ‘A Midnight Modern Conversation.’ The team speak to specialists and experts on a range of intriguing topics. In this special live edition of Midday Modern Conversations, mulberry expert Dr Peter Coles will speak to our Historic Houses Senior Manager John Collins about…

Headliners Comedy Club – Mayfest 2021: Hal Cruttenden and friends (Sold Out)

May 21 @ 8:00 pm10:30 pm BST

Headliners Comedy Club returns to the Boston Room at the George IV, celebrating the end of lockdown with six fantastic gala nights this May! Organiser Simon Randall says the comedians can’t wait to be back; they are “poised at the starting block.” Kicking things off are Hal Cruttenden, Phil Nichol, Babatunde Aleshe, Jeff Innocent, Ria Lina, Fin Taylor, Ian Stone and Paul Thorne. Tickets Tickets for this event are currently sold out. However, Simon is able to offer Chiswick Calendar…

Theatre at Chiswick Playhouse – Soprano Behind The Screen: Marni Nixon

May 21 @ 8:00 pm10:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 22, 2021 at 8:00 pm

One event on June 16, 2021 at 8:00 pm

One event on June 17, 2021 at 8:00 pm

American soprano, Marni Nixon, is known in the popular world as the singing voice behind the stars of West Side Story, The King and I and My Fair Lady. An accomplished singer in her own right, she sang opera, classical song and appeared on Broadway. Marni Nixon was the singing voice of Audrey Hepburn, Deborah Kerr, Natalie Wood, Jeanne Crain and Marilyn Monroe, to name only a few. They, on the other hand, were her face. However, Marni Nixon had…

Duck Pond Market – Gunnersbury Park

May 22 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

Duck Pond Markets run artisan markets in Gunnersbury Park on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. Open air market beside the Gunnersbury Park Museum set in 200 acres of well kept park land. Stalls selling jewellery, cushions, cards, pottery and art as well as food and ‘eco homeware.’ duckpondmarket.com SEE ALSO: Our This Is Chiswick section for a feature about the Gunnersbury Park museum. See our events listings of all the events happening in Chiswick here: chiswickcalendar.co.uk/whats-on-in-chiswick Support The Chiswick Calendar The…

Glastonbury – Live at Worthy Farm (Livestream)

May 22 @ 7:00 pmMay 23 @ 12:00 am BST

Booking is now open for what’s usually the hottest musical ticket of the year – Glastonbury. And because this year’s online, you can attend without sleeping on the hard ground, slogging through a mud bath or risking sunstroke. Excellent news for people who loathe camping! The other piece of good news is that tickets are a reasonable £20. The bad news is that instead of being a full weekend of events, it’s only five hours of streaming. Headliners are Coldplay,…

Headliners Comedy Club – Mayfest 2021: Paul Tonkinson and friends (Sold Out)

May 22 @ 8:00 pm10:30 pm BST

Headliners Comedy Club returns to the Boston Room at the George IV, celebrating the end of lockdown with six fantastic gala nights this May! Organiser Simon Randall says the comedians can’t wait to be back; they are “poised at the starting block.” The second night features the likes of Paul Tonkinson, John Moloney, Jeff Innocent, Joanne Mcnally, Darius Davies, Mike Gunn, Julian Deane Tickets Tickets for this event are currently sold out. However, Simon is able to offer Chiswick Calendar…

Hogarth House – Mulberry tree virtual rhyme time

May 23 @ 3:00 pm4:30 pm BST

A virtual rhyme time session for early years and their families as part of Urban Tree Festival 2021 Based around their 350-year-old mulberry tree, they're inviting families with young children to join them virtually for a free 30-minute interactive rhyming and storytelling session. They have a poem about the tree with actions so families can follow along with them. Join them to help develop a story about where the tree might have come from. This event will take place in…

Headliners Comedy Club – Mayfest 2021: Geoff Norcott and friends

May 23 @ 8:00 pm10:30 pm BST

Headliners Comedy Club returns to the Boston Room at the George IV, celebrating the end of lockdown with six fantastic gala nights this May! Organiser Simon Randall says the comedians can’t wait to be back; they are “poised at the starting block.” The third night features Geoff Norcott, Arthur Smith, Simon Brodkin, Kate Lucas, Kae Kurd, Jeff Innocent and Funmbi Omatayo. Tickets In order to ensure social distancing, less than half of usual capacity will be available, and tickets will…

Comedy at the Chiswick Playhouse – Could it be Magic?

May 24 @ 8:30 pm10:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 11, 2021 at 8:30 pm

Paul Aitchison, comedy actor and performer best known to fringe audiences as co-writer and performer in award-winning sketch act Mixed Doubles, presents his ambitious, original and hilarious comedy magic show. A never before seen blend of character comedy, audience participation and mind-melting magic. Playing all four acts in the Finale of a spectacularly bizarre magic competition, Aitchison unleashes his unique blend of feel-good comedy with genuinely jaw-dropping magic tricks as each finalist competes for your vote and the hallowed trophy…It’s…

Chiswick Pier Trust – Engineering, Humanity and Rivers live webinar

May 25 @ 7:30 pm9:00 pm BST

Engineering, Humanity and Rivers – a live webinar by Professor Chris Wise Chris Wise is recognised as one of the most inventive engineers of his generation; his handiwork on the ‘wobbly’ Millennium Bridge while he was a director of Arup garnered huge public attention. Chris is still helping create bold design solutions which improve public spaces on the banks of our rivers. His company, Expedition, engineered the Olympic Velodrome and the park-wide Sustainable Water Strategy in 2012. Image above: Infinity…

Sunday Soul at Chiswick Playhouse – Shanay Holmes

May 25 @ 8:00 pm BST

Join Shanay for an intimate evening of song as she explores the music that inspires her and talks to her soul with musical direction from Chris Poon. ​Shanay has been seen in The Bridges of Madison County, Rent (20th Anniversary), Jesus Christ Superstar, and The Bodyguard Musical. Tickets: £20 Book tickets on the Chiswick Playhouse website: chiswickplayhouse.co.uk/sundaysoulshanayholmes See our Things to do listings for all the events happening in Chiswick chiswickcalendar.co.uk/whats-on-in-chiswick Support The Chiswick Calendar The Chiswick Calendar CIC is a community…

Music and Movement for 3 month – 2 year olds

May 26
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 30, 2021 at 12:00 am

Join Kew for a fun and interactive session of music-making with a seasonal focus in their spectacular gardens . The session will be led by a musician and accompanied by live instruments, like an accordion or french horn. Experience traditional nursery rhymes, along with nature-inspired music from around the world. Using baby-friendly props and natural instruments like seed shakers, children will be encouraged to interact with the music, develop their fine motor skills and respond to the rhythm with their whole…

Theatre at Chiswick Playhouse – WILT

May 26 @ 8:00 pm10:30 pm BST

Tom Sharpe’s hysterical novel is brought to life on stage in this brilliant new adaptation by acclaimed writer David Spicer. Henry Wilt, tied to a daft job and a domineering wife, has just been passed over for promotion yet again. Ahead of him at the Polytechnic stretch years of trying to thump literature into the heads of plasterers, joiners, butchers and the like. And things are no better at home where his wife, Eva, is given to boundless and unpredictable…

Chiswick House: Bring Into Being art exhibition

May 27October 31

Bring Into Being is an experimental programme of art commissions, events and workshops marking a new chapter for Chiswick House and Gardens.  Presenting three site-specific artworks by Peter Adjaye, Jaimini Patel and Turner Prize winning Mark Wallinger, alongside workshops and events, Bring Into Being  'responds to the many incarnations of Chiswick House and tests the future possibilities of our Grade 1 listed site'. Chiswick House Trust is looking to widen the scope and the appeal of the House and Gradens, to attract more visitors, and to encourage existing visitors to use the park…

Jazz at George IV – The Jo Harrop Trio – ‘Jazz at the Musicals’

May 27 @ 7:30 pm10:00 pm BST

This special show explores some of the stand-out jazz standards that have emerged from musicals along the decades. This special show explores some of the stand-out jazz standards that have emerged from musicals along the decades, written by many of the greatest composers. Featuring numbers such as Summertime and I Loves You Porgy from Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess, Cole Porter’s So In Love from Kiss Me Kate, Rogers & Hart’s My Funny Valentine from Babes In Arms, and Somewhere from…

Chiswick Auctions – Jewellery

May 28

The Chiswick Auctions Jewellery department is passionate about fantastic rare and beautiful jewels and are able to advise you on historical pieces, works from famous collections and important gemstones. In this auction, you will find antique and modern jewellery, alongside works by famous jewellers and jewellery houses such as Van Cleef & Arpels, Carlo Giuliano, Cartier, Andrew Grima, Tiffany & Co., Boucheron, Chaumet and Georg Jensen. Prospective clients may bid in person (subject to capacity), online via Chiswick Auction’s own…

Chiswick Auctions – Wines and Spirits

May 28
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 7, 2021 at 12:00 am

Chiswick Auctions's Wine & Spirits Department has breadth as well as depth. Offering the chance to buy and sell everything from single bottles to entire cellars. They value and sell not only the top end Bordeaux and Burgundies, but also the rising stars of the new world and the wine makers and regions in ascension from across the globe and the finest Whiskies, Rums and spirits from the vast panoply of producers, countries and ingredients. Prospective clients may bid in…

Chiswick Auctions – Photographs (1840 – 2020)

May 28

Chiswick Auctions will be hosting an impressive variety of photographs from the 19th century to the present day. Photographs (1840 - 2020), taking place on Friday 28 May and currently consigned has an extraordinary selection of Daguerreotype images that have never previously been offered on the open market including stereoscopic works by T.R WIlliams. Paper works by 19th Century masters including: William Henry Fox Talbot, Roger Fenton, André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri, Vincent Chevallier, Frank Meadows Sutcliffe, Charles Marville, Francis Frith, Oscar Reijlander,…

Headliners Comedy Club – Mayfest 2021: Bob Mills and friends

May 28 @ 8:00 pm10:30 pm BST

Headliners Comedy Club returns to the Boston Room at the George IV, celebrating the end of lockdown with six fantastic gala nights this May! Organiser Simon Randall says the comedians can’t wait to be back; they are “poised at the starting block.” On the second weekend of Mayfest, Friday night's line-up is: Bob Mills, Steve Gribbin, Shappi Khorsandi, Toussaint Douglass, John Fothergill, Mark Maier, Jenny Collier, Otiz Canneloni, Richard Morton Tickets In order to ensure social distancing, less than half of…

Knitting needles and wool

Workshops at Chiswick House – Stitching Circle: Slow Stitching Sashiko Workshop (Sold Out)

May 29 @ 11:00 am1:00 pm BST

Sashiko meaning ‘little stab’ is the Japanese art of stitching beautiful patterns using running stitch. Often used to add strength, texture and warmth to old garments, Sashiko has become synonymous with complex repeating patterns and precise stitching. Join Yiran Duan and learn how this meditative handicraft plays an important role in Chinese communities as a mechanism that supports mental health and social connections.All materials are provided. Please note: This event has currently sold out, but tickets may become available at…

Theatre at Kew – The Little Gardener

May 29 @ 11:00 amJune 6 @ 4:30 pm BST

Come and enjoy Kew Gardens's fantastic theatrical show of The Little Gardener this May half-term. Presented by How It Ended and adapted from the enchanting children's book by Emily Hughes, The Little Gardener performances will take place inside a magical greenhouse, located in their beautiful Gardens. Perfect for little budding gardeners seeking inspiration for their own green fingers. Each family-friendly performance will last for 30 minutes. Performances at 11.00am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm & 4.00pm Tickets Included with entry to the Gardens. Book Tickets: kewgardens.seetickets.com See our events…

Workshops at Chiswick House – Conciousness Lab: The Beautiful and The Wild

May 29 @ 11:00 am1:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 29, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Join artist Ansuman Biswas and astrophysicist Dr. Chamkaur Ghag for a series of physical experiments and contemplative exercises in the gardens to discern the line between nature and artifice both in the external world and within our own minds. Compare the tools of the architect, the gardener, and the physicist, with the instrumentation available to all of us who have human bodies. Please note, walking around the grounds is part of this workshop. This event will take place in two…

Workshops at Chiswick House – Inspired by nature: Indigo Bai Shibori Workshop (Sold Out)

May 29 @ 2:00 pm5:00 pm BST

Indigo dye as the ancient natural dye method has been practice for thousands of years. The Bai ethnic minority in Yunnan, China has a traditional textile technique that combines indigo dye with stitch resist shibori, which uses the stitch to create areas that resist the indigo dye. As a result, patterns are created that reference and are inspired by the nature in Southwestern China. Join Yiran Duran to learn four different stitches and experiment with the magic of indigo dye.…

Sunday Soul at Chiswick Playhouse – Shaq Taylor

May 29 @ 8:00 pm10:30 pm BST

Shaq will take to the stage to explore the music that inspires him and talks to his soul with musical direction from Enoch. ​Shaq Taylor graduated from Arts Ed in 2017. Shaq has appeared in Jesus Christ Superstar, Girl from the North County, Sweet County, Hadestown, and Les Miserables. Tickets: £20 Book tickets on the Chiswick Playhouse website: chiswickplayhouse.co.uk/sundaysoulshaqtaylor See our Things to do listings for all the events happening in Chiswick chiswickcalendar.co.uk/whats-on-in-chiswick Support The Chiswick Calendar The Chiswick Calendar CIC…

Headliners Comedy Club – Mayfest 2021: Ricky Grover and friends

May 29 @ 8:00 pm10:30 pm BST

Headliners Comedy Club returns to the Boston Room at the George IV, celebrating the end of lockdown with six fantastic gala nights this May! Organiser Simon Randall says the comedians can’t wait to be back; they are “poised at the starting block.” On the second weekend of Mayfest, Saturday night’s line-up is: Ricky Grover, Tim Clark, Fiona Allen, Carey Marx, Earl Okin, Geoff Boyz, Addy Borgh and More Tickets In order to ensure social distancing, less than half of usual capacity…

Online Talks – International Booker Prize 2021 Shortlist Readings

May 30June 6

Meet the International Booker Prize 2021 shortlist in a virtual celebration, featuring readings from this year's selected authors and translators. The International Booker Prize rewards the best work of fiction translated into English from another language, aiming to encourage more reading of quality works of imagination from all over the world. Join the shortlisted authors and translators for readings in both English and the books' original languages. The event is chaired by British writer, editor and podcaster Derek Owusu, whose…

Workshops at Chiswick House – Spatial Awareness: An Exploration of the Architecture of the Soul

May 30 @ 11:00 am1:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 30, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Join architect and yoga instructor Lauren Dutton for an experiential workshop, where the tantric yoga energetic model supports a journey inwards to explore ourselves, physically, emotionally, psychologically and spiritually. Through working with posture, breath and imagination explore how the yogic subtle energetic system forms a map through levels of consciousness which supports and integrates with our modern scientific understanding of physiology, psychology and neuroscience. Inspired by Chiswick House and its architectural connections to Palladio and Vitruvius, and combining that with…

Workshops at Chiswick House – Reframe your perspective: Photography workshop

May 30 @ 11:00 am12:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 30, 2021 at 11:30 am

One event on May 30, 2021 at 2:00 pm

  Join Jasprit Singh for a photography workshop where participants will reflect on how perspective is alerted when something comes between you and your surroundings. Set in the grounds of Chiswick House, you will experiment with taking photographs of architecture and nature. In the event of bad weather, the session will focus on how to photograph objects and people. Each participant will leave the session with a printed, mounted image they have taken that day. No prior experience of photography…

Sunday Soul at The Chiswick Playhouse – Anoushka Lucas

May 30 @ 7:30 pm11:00 pm BST

Join Anoushka for an intimate evening of song as she explores the music that inspires her and talks to her soul with musical direction from Tamara Saringer. Theatre includes: Faces in the Crowd (Gate); Chiaroscuro (Bush); The Lightning Child (Shakespeare’s Globe). ​As Composer, theatre includes: Sparks (Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Festival); The Etienne Sisters (Stratford East); Klook’s Last Stand (Park Theatre). Radio includes: BBC Introducing (BBC Radio 2). Film includes: Murder on the Orient Express, Been So Long. Anoushka is currently…

Headliners Comedy Club – Mayfest 2021: Stephen K Amos and friends

May 30 @ 8:00 pm10:30 pm BST

Headliners Comedy Club returns to the Boston Room at the George IV, celebrating the end of lockdown with six fantastic gala nights this May! Organiser Simon Randall says the comedians can’t wait to be back; they are “poised at the starting block.” On the second weekend of Mayfest, Sunday night’s line-up is: Stephen K Amos, Rich Hall, Alistair Barrie, Eleanor Tiernan, Christian Reilly, Dave Fulton, Harvey Oliver, Markus Birdman Tickets In order to ensure social distancing, less than half of usual…

+ Export Events