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Clayton hotel – Chiswick in Pictures Exhibition

August 31November 4

Above image by Nigel Stern Clayton hotel - Chiswick in Pictures Exhibition  Above images by Rachel Busch, Jill Meager, Alicia Stroud Chiswick In Pictures is an exhibition of the work of artists who live locally, curated by The Chiswick Calendar. Venue: Clayton Hotel 626 Chiswick High Rd, W4 5RY. Dates: Monday 31 August – Saturday 7 November 2020 The work is for sale. Please contact bridget@thechiswickcalendar.co.uk if you are interested in buying a piece. For more information on the artists…

Gunnersbury Park – Reflections of an Artist: Madeline Green exhibition

September 3 @ 12:00 pmNovember 1 @ 4:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

A modernist figurative artist, Madeline Green grew up and lived most of her life in Ealing – where she helped to found the Ealing Art Guild, known today as the Ealing Art Group. From 1906 she studied at the prestigious drawing and painting schools at the Royal Academy of Arts, at a time when John Singer Sargent, John William Waterhouse and George Clausen were visiting teachers, and where she twice won awards for her exceptionally life-like sketches. A versatile artist…

London Museum of Water and Steam – Photography Exhibition, Bygone Brentford

October 24November 1

This photographic Exhibition, created by Brentford Thru My Lens, will be showcasing pictures of Brentford in bygone days. See the streets and building you know so well through the lenses of the past. Using pictures from 2019 the photographer has created a collection of comparison photographs. The outdoor exhibition, hosted at the London Museum of Water and Steam, will take you on a visual journey through history and back to the present day. Click here to book a slot to…

London Museum of Water and Steam – Always Remembered, The Exhibition

October 24November 1

Come and see historic photographs, fan photographs, memories and more from Brentford FC. This exhibition will be hosted at the London Museum of Water and Steam this half term. You will need to pre-book your time slot to visit the museum and view the exhibition.

Arts & Crafts Trail, Hammersmith

October 30
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This is a walk that you can do at your leisure. You just need to download the map, or pick it up from the William Morris Society Museum in Hammersmith, open Thursday and Saturday, 2.00 – 5.00pm. Start at Hammersmith Bridge and make your way along the river to Hammersmith Terrace, reading about some of the interesting Victorians as you go. The riverside at Hammersmith was an important hub for the Arts & Crafts movement, home to several of its…

Visit Watermans Arts Centre, Brentford

October 30
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Watermans Arts Centre reopened the Cinema, Gallery, Restaurant and Bar in July, with safety measure implemented to ensure everyone's safety.  All details here. Watermans Arts Centre offers a variety of arts activities for varied age groups and interests. This includes a cinema, a 250 seat theatre, contemporary art gallery, and an on-site cafe. The usual activities for families, including children’s theatre and comedy, and workshops varying from music to creative writing are currently suspended. watermans.org.uk Cinema Daily, Watermans screens the…

The National Archives, Kew

October 30 @ 10:00 am3:00 pm GMT
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Open Tuesday – Friday but please check as they close for the usual public holidays throughout the year.

The National Archives welcomed visitors back into their reading rooms in July. They are offering a limited service to visitors who wish to access to their collection of original documents for their research, every Tuesday to Friday from 10.00am - 2.50pm. All visitors are still required to book their visit and order their documents in advance. Please note that visitors are also required to wear a face covering during their visit. For all information on the safety measures that have been…

Saturday Market W3

October 31
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Saturday, repeating until November 21, 2020

A new look Saturday Market in Acton, W3. The market launches on 3 October as an Autumn/Winter Market for seven weeks (Covid permitting) and will evolve into a Winter Wonderland Market from Nov 21st. Partnerships have been formed with local brand ambassadors to build the new direction to tap into local talent to put fashion, food, art and music centre stage, and to create opportunities, inspire entrepreneurship and encourage small business development and economic growth in Acton. ART: Street Art…

Visit the William Morris Museum – (The museum is currently closed due to COVID-19, but is hosting online events)

October 31 @ 12:00 pm5:00 pm GMT
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The William Morris Society has small museum is in the coach house and basement rooms of Kelmscott House. William Morris lived at Kelmscott House from 1878 until his death in 1896 and the main section of the house is still a home today. The coach house is now the seasonal exhibition space, where they hold events and exhibitions of work by Morris and those inspired by him here but much has happened in this room; Morris started to weave his…

Chiswick Auctions – Decorative Art & Design

November 3 @ 11:00 am GMT

Chiswick Auctions are offering a range of decorative Art and Design items. Prospective clients may bid online via Chiswick Auction’s own bidding platform, by telephone or absentee bidding as normal. Unfortunately due to the pandemic, in-person bidding will be unavailable for this auction. The sale will take place on Tuesday 3 November 11.00am For more information and other events go to Chiswick Auctions website at: chiswickauctions.co.uk Read more about Chiswick Auctions here.

Emery Walker’s House – Islamic Collection online talk

November 7 @ 3:00 pm GMT

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Emery Walker travelled to many places including almost a full tour of Spain and Morocco. These countries were places with a rich Islamic architectural and visual heritage stretching back hundreds of years. In this talk the Emery Walker Trust’s Islamic Collection and how they situate within the wider narrative of Islamic art and its influence on British Arts & Crafts.Objects from the Emery Walker Trust collection are currently featured in the William…

Chiswick Auctions – Designer Handbags & Fashion

November 9 @ 1:00 pm GMT

Chiswick Auction's Designer Handbags & Fashion Department brings a passion for fashion to our busy saleroom with five dedicated sales a year. The sales include luxury handbags, fashion and costume jewellery with a selection of vintage and contemporary pieces from labels including Hermès, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Prada and Christian Dior. Featuring everything from the world’s most expensive bags, the Hermes Birkin, to the Classic Chanel flap bag or It bags such as the Dior Saddle, our sales offer something…

The Arts Society Chiswick – Pompeii: Digging Deeper with the Muddy Archaeologist – Live streaming on Zoom

November 12 @ 8:00 pm GMT

The Arts Society lectures are currently taking place on Zoom for members. The Arts Society is currently offering a special reduced membership fee of £15 per household, for those wishing to become a member until the end of the year. Full details can be found on their website. The tragedy of Pompeii’s burial by Mount Vesuvius’ eruption in AD79 provided an archaeological miracle that enables us to see how Roman villas were richly decorated with stunningly beautiful frescoes. It also…

Emery Walker’s House – Philip Clissett and the ‘bodger’ conundrum’ online talk

December 2 @ 3:00 pm GMT

Victorian chair maker, Philip Clissett, brought the iconic Ladderback Chair to the attention of the Cotswold Arts & Crafts Movement.  An example of the famous chair stands proudly in the home of Emery Walker at 7 Hammersmith Terrace. But could it have been made by a ‘bodger’?  Volunteer-cum-iconoclast Gavin Shreeve investigates. (Pics 2 and 3 of rooms to go with) This is a live talk on Zoom. Once you have booked your ticket, you will be sent the joining instructions.…

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