What’s on in Chiswick

Free

Loading Events
Loading Events

Upcoming Events › Free Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

List of Events

Visit the William Morris Museum

May 18 @ 2:00 pmDecember 31 @ 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) was a revolutionary force in Victorian Britain whose work dramatically changed the fashions and ideologies of the era. As a craftsman, designer, poet, printer, socialist, novelist, and environmentalist, Morris was not only influential in his own time, but his legacy remains alive and important today. The William Morris Society is based in the Coach House and the basement of the Kelmscott House, where he lived from 1878 until his death in…

Online Childrens Theatre – Myths and Adventures from Ancient Greece

May 27December 31

In this new series of tales from Ancient Greece, children will enter a miniature world full of exciting adventures, with the battered insect Hope as their guide. Hope journeys into the world of Ancient Greece to escape Pandora's Box, warn King Midas of his greed, seek Persephone in the Underworld and help Theseus to defeat the Minotaur. In this third tale, everyone needs a little Hope - including King Midas. Tickets: Free Book Tickets: The online plays are available at…

Special exhibition: Paula Rego at Hogarth’s House

July 20November 28

Image above: 'After Hogarth IV' (2000) Paula Rego. This July, Hogarth’s House will host a selection of 42 works by Paula Rego including Prints, lithographs etchings and more. An artist of remarkable imagination, her work has forever changed the representation of women in figurative art. This exhibition will display works from throughout the artist's career and explore how her admiration for William Hogarth has inspired elements of her work. Dame Paula Rego was born in Portugal in 1935 and now…

ParkTennis Sessions

July 23 @ 8:00 amDecember 31 @ 5:00 pm BST

This event runs every Saturday morning from 10am-11am at Gunnersbury Park. Parktennis is for players of all ages and abilities. They have a family court for parents to play with their young children using softer red balls, typically for children aged 9 and under. The remaining courts are used for the teenagers and adults. The adults play a mixture of singles, doubles and fun team games that are designed for all levels of ability, active and inclusive of large numbers.…

Exhibitions at Riverside Studios – Damage Control

August 6October 31

Damage Control, an interactive sculpture exhibition first developed and presented at The Playground Theatre in 2018, is soon moving to Riverside Studios in Hammersmith. It explores the language of emergency through events in London’s history, from The Great Plague to Covid and asks whether the lives of the poor are worth less than the property of the rich. Josie Spencer’s sculptures evoke a sense of both vulnerability and resilience. Are they broken or breaking free? After this last difficult year,…

Lunchtime Organ Concerts at St Michael & All Angels Church

September 3 @ 12:30 pmDecember 3 @ 12:30 pm BST

After an 18-month gap caused by COVID-19, monthly Lunchtime Organ Concerts have resumed in St Michael & All Angels Church, Bedford Park. The 2021-22 season opens on Friday September 3rd when Jack Spencer, one of St Michaels’ own organists, will perform a programme of French romantic music and English light music, including works by Coates, Grainger and Elgar. The concerts take place on the first Friday of the month from 12.30 to 1.15pm, at the church in Bath Road W4,…

West London Queer Project – Ru Paul’s Drag Race UK Viewing Party

September 23 @ 7:00 pmNovember 25 @ 7:00 pm BST

The WLQP facilitates making new friends and makes it easy, even if you come alone. Organiser Aubrey will go out his way to make everyone feel welcome and make sure nobody is left out. Aubrey hopes to steer the queer community away from its over-reliance on meeting new friends & lovers solely through dating apps, something which again has been compounded by Covid lockdowns. Join the WLQP for a weekly viewing party of the explosive new Drag Race UK series.…

London Luminaries Lecture Series – Autumn-Winter 2021

October 20November 4

The London Luminaries is a group of historic organisations who collaboratively work together to share knowledge and ideas about heritage. London was the epicentre of commerce and wealth, thanks to the River Thames which attracted royalty, aristocrats, artists, writers and wealthy property owners. A legacy of these luminaries is an area exceptionally rich in heritage buildings, gardens and landscapes. Drawing on the success of the Thames and Twickenham Luminaries virtual lecture series, Pope’s Grotto Preservation Trust and English Heritage’s Marble…

Visit the Sipsmith Distillery

October 20October 22
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating indefinitely

Sipsmith offers tours and tutored gin tasting at their famous distillery in Cranbook Road. Running from 18.30-20.00 every Wednesday and Thursday and 16.30-20.00 every Friday, the popular tours take you through the chequered history of gin and the legacy of the brand. Visitors are welcomed with a ginny tipple and taken to see Prudence, Verity, and Constance – the three copper stills. Club Card Offer Sipsmith has supported The Chiswick Calendar from its inception with gin for our events and…

Books & Writers, Chiswick walking trail

October 21
|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

October 21
|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…

Art & Artists, Chiswick walking trail

October 21
|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

October 21
|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

October 21
|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

October 21
|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 Gunnersbury Triangle, nature reserve

October 21
|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

October 21
|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…

Exhibitions at Watermans – Connected Nature

October 22

Image above: Daria Jelonek "Technological Nature" The exhibition outlines the diversity of the current environmental landscape by exploring both major and marginal phenomena, their qualification often depending on point of view and context. Reinterpreted by the artists, the different aspects of the reflection on ecology form a whole - a whole recomposed, in movement, allowing everyone to constitute their own toolkits and standards regarding these questions which are urgent but never sufficiently immediate; both systemic and individual; very contemporary but…

Visit Osterley Park

October 22 @ 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…

Exhibitions at Gunnersbury Museum – Above & Beyond
September 30 – October 31

October 22 @ 12:00 pm4:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2021

See faces from England's football team by artist Matt Small at Gunnersbury Park and Museum's Rothschild Rooms. Above and Beyond features Matt Small’s painted portraits of footballers Raheem Sterling, Marcus Rashford and Ealing’s own Bukayo Saka alongside their England manager Gareth Southgate. These four altruistic individuals have inspired many with their kindness, bravery and generosity. This is an exhibit that seeks to show how we can all be mindful and considerate, to go above and beyond the call of duty to…

In conversation with Kate Summerscale: The Haunting of Alma Fielding

October 22 @ 2:00 pm BST

London, 1938. Alma Fielding - an ordinary young woman - begins to experience truly bizarre supernatural events in her suburban home. Nandor Fodor – a Jewish Hungarian refugee and chief ghost hunter for the International Institute for Psychical Research – begins to investigate the goings on. In doing so, he discovers a different and darker type of haunting: trauma, alienation, loss, and the foreshadowing of a nation’s worst fears. As the spectre of Fascism lengthens over Europe, and as Fodor’s…

Concert for Afghanistan

October 22 @ 7:30 pm BST

The violinist, Enrico Alvares, has assembled an orchestra of top London musicians for a concert on Friday 22 October at St James’s Piccadilly. They will be fundraising for the International Rescue Committee’s work for women’s empowerment and protection as the country struggles to recover from turmoil. All the musicians are donating the services, as are the internationally renowned soloists, Alina Ibragimova, Nicholas Daniel and Wissam Boustany. David Murphy will be conducting the orchestra in a programme of Bach, Mozart and…

Duck Pond Market – Gunnersbury Park

October 23 @ 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…

RMS Brackenbury Village Farmers Market

October 23 @ 10:00 am3:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

This is a new market held in the playground of Brackenbury Primary School, just a 5 min walk from Ravenscourt Park. The venture was conceived by Chiswick resident, Ross Spurrier whose aim is to bring fresh and delicious farm and locally sourced produce to the residents of West London. Trading as RMS Markets, Ross and his team of trusty stallholders will be offering a huge variety of goods including meat, fruit and veg, fish, a bakery, homemade cakes along with…

Kitchen Garden Cart at Chiswick House

October 23 @ 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…

Urban Miscellanea at Chiswick House

October 23 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm BST

On Saturday 23 October UCL Urban Laboratory will host the launch of Urban Miscellanea’s digital anthology of creative work responding to the annual theme of ‘Emergency’ as part of the ‘Bring into Being’ programme at Chiswick House and Gardens, London W4. Urban Miscellanea is a new curatorial collective and platform formed by students on the MSc Urban Studies programme (2020-2021). In seeking collaborative ways to respond to UCL Urban Laboratory’s extended annual research theme of Emergency (2020-22), Urban Miscellanea hosted…

The Food Market Chiswick

October 24 @ 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…

Chiswick Cheetahs running club

October 26 @ 7:00 am BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Join Chiswick's latest free running group. Set up by running coach Jonathan Geitner, the group aims to be motivating & supportive – ‘particularly if you’ve committed and then you don’t feel like going, which happens to the best of us’. Jonathan was the lead long distance coach at the Serpentine Running Club for many years taking the 10 milers out every Wednesday. Attendees meet outside the Chiswick House cafe at 7am on a Tuesday morning (use this link to What3Words…

Free family autumn half-term trail in Richmond Park

October 26 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 28, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Join the Friends of Richmond Park on a short trail to explore the wonderful trees of Richmond Park and their wildlife. This follows the very successful event last month to mark the publication of the charity's new children’s booklet ‘Let’s Discover,’ written for 7-11 year olds, which features Olly the little owl and his friends. Volunteers will welcome you at each tree where you can choose to take part in an activity and receive a stamp. At the end of…

Time Travel Craft Club

October 26 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm BST

The Time Travel Craft Club is back. Get creative for Halloween with The National Archives' free craft sessions. Tickets are available to book for 1 hour slots for families/bubbles of up to 8 people including adults and children. They have a capacity of 4 families per slot, so don’t hesitate to sign up . Suitable for all ages. Tickets Free Book tickets: eventbrite.co.uk All events in Chiswick chiswickcalendar.co.uk/whats-on-in-chiswick Support The Chiswick Calendar The Chiswick Calendar CIC is a community resource.…

Live Webinar; Seals and the Thames

October 26 @ 7:30 pm BST

Mary Tester, British Divers Marine Life Rescue team medic who looked after Chiswick’s Freddie the seal and is the founding director of Thames Seal Watch, joins the internationally renowned seal researcher and author with over 20 years in the field, Sue Sayer, Chair of Seal Alliance and founding director of the Seal Research Trust, to talk about seals, and their work to keep them safe. Chaired by CPT trustee, Cllr Gabriella Giles. Free. Donations welcome. Tickets Free, donations encouraged Book…

The George IV – Open Mic Night

October 27 @ 8:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

The George IV are very excited to be bringing back to you a fantastic night of acoustic live music in Chiswick!London Unplugged will be showcasing some of the best musicians to have graced their open mic stage. Every Wednesday, enjoy free acoustic live music, in a covid secure environment, and listen to five amazing musicians. The George IV is a member of The Chiswick Calendar's Club Card scheme, offering Club Card holders 20% off all food and drink. Tickets: Free,…

Chiswick Auctions – Modern & Contemporary Middle Eastern & African Art

October 29 @ 3:00 pm BST

Chiswick Auctions' Modern & Contemporary Middle Eastern & African Art sales feature a selection of artworks dating from the 20th century up until the present day.  Their sales include paintings, photography, prints and sculpture from the broader Arab world, Iran and North Africa as well as works by diaspora artists.  This is a growing area of the international market and they are pleased to offer items at a range of price points to fit all budgets. Prospective clients may bid…

Studio 17 Winter Exhibition

October 30 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm BST

The 2021 Studio 17 Exhibition will take place at St Michaels Centre, Elmwood Road on Saturday 30th October. For the first time the show will also include ceramics and watercolours. The annual exhibition of student work started in 2018 and is open to everyone on a Chiswick Art School course. Amongst the many visitors to the 2018 and 2019 were critics and collectors who commented that the standard of the work was unusually high. Many of the paintings on sale…

Duck Pond Market – Chiswick House

October 30 @ 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…

Halloween Skele-bration at The Brentford Project

October 30 @ 11:00 am4:00 pm BST

Calling all ghosts and ghouls…celebrate spooky season with our Halloween family fun day at The Brentford Project. On Saturday 30 October, Ballymore is hosting an afternoon of activities to mark the occasion. Get creative with mini pumpkin carving, design origami spider decorations, or paint your own boo-tiful Halloween mask. There’s also prizes to be won - take part in an apple bobbing competition, try your luck at skull hoopla, and get your face painted to match your costume. There will…

Creatures of the Night – Ravenscourt Park Walk

October 30 @ 5:00 pm6:30 pm BST

Have you ever wondered what creatures come out at night in your local park? Join Hammersmith and Fulham Council for this spooky Halloween-themed 'creatures of the night' walk around Ravenscourt Park. They'll be looking out for all creatures including bats, foxes and moths.T They will be meeting just outside the parks tea house at 5.15pm. This event welcomes all ages but please ensure all children are well supervised. Please note this event is heavily weather dependent. It will be cancelled…

Chiswick Business Park Fireworks Extavaganza

November 4 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm GMT

Enjoy Work have announced that the annual Chiswick Park Fireworks Extravaganza will be back this November. Pre-show entertainment and food stalls will be available from 5.00pm to keep the crowd busy until the fireworks display begins at 7pm. This year, the firewalk is returning in support of the local Hounslow Action for Youth (HAY) charity. It will take place at Chiswick Park at 5.45 pm ahead of the spectacular display. The firewalk is a truly unforgettable experience. It’s the practice…

Chiswick School – Car Boot Sale

November 7
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

One of the most successful car boot sales in the South East, the Chiswick Car Boot sale offers a glorious serendipitous mix of stuff: clothes, plants, DVDs & CDs, books, furniture, toys, you name it. Most of it is second hand, some new, but there are some real bargains to be had. The sale is held on the first Sunday of every month except January, at Chiswick School, Burlington Lane, London W4 3UN. The car entrance is on Staveley Road…

Chiswick Flower Market

November 7 @ 9:30 am3:00 pm GMT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Outdoor flower market on Chiswick High Rd, the first Sunday of every month. Chiswick’s new flower market is already rivalling its East End counterpart in Columbia Rd. Traders sell cut flowers and live plants, bouquets, dried arrangements and plant accessories. Come here for your bedding plants, bulbs, houseplants and flowers. Chiswick Flower Market is the first new flower market to be established in London for 150 years and is run by a group of volunteers who are local residents. The…

Beginners Bike Ride: Walpole Park to Chiswick Flower Market

November 7 @ 12:00 pm3:00 pm GMT

A slow paced women's only beginners ride suitable for anyone who can pedal, steer and brake A slow paced women’s ride suitable for anyone who just learned to ride a bike or is getting back into cycling. As long as you can steer, pedal and use your brakes this is right for you. They will be meeting at 12:00 pm by the bandstand in Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, W5 5EQ. They will ride to Chiswick Flower Market where they will…

Fine Books and Works on Paper

November 9 @ 10:00 am GMT

Chiswick Auctions' Fine Books & Works on Paper Department offers a variety of material from early printed works, to medieval and early modern manuscripts, to modern first editions of fiction. The department also handles rare maps, ephemera, prints and works on paper. Hosting multiple sales throughout the year, the department holds additional sales of private collections such as the Collection of the late Hans Fellner (1925-96); the Henry Blofeld sale and books from the Library of Giancarlo Beltrame (1925-2011). Prospective…

Maggie & Rose Chiswick Nursery – Open Day

November 11 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm GMT
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 9, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Maggie and Rose are inviting non-members to visit them at one of their open days. During your visit, you will experience their setting with a full tour, as well as an interactive 'stay and play' session for your little one with members of their team. Their team will talk you through everything that happens in a typical day at their nursery, and the Maggie & Rose early years learning approach Tickets Free Book tickets: eventbrite.co.uk All events in Chiswick See…

Free Online Talk – The wedding of the century: Arthur and Katherine (1501)

November 12 @ 2:00 pm GMT

In November 1501, an extravagant ceremony took place that enthralled the nation and altered the course of English history. In an age when public perceptions of those in power were limited to how government touched everyday life, large and lavish state events were a way in which the common people could judge their leaders’ qualities in a very different light. The wedding of Katherine of Aragon to Arthur Tudor in November 1501 was the most spectacular royal wedding and public…

19th & 20th Century Fine Photographs

November 12 @ 2:30 pm GMT

Prospective clients may bid in person (subject to capacity), online via Chiswick Auction’s own bidding platform, by telephone or absentee bidding as normal. After the sale, purchased lots can be collected using their Click and Collect service. Further details TBA, see chiswickauctions.co.uk/auction-calendar/ All events in Chiswick 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 are editorially independent. Please support us by buying…

Chiswick Antiques & Vintage Market

November 14 @ 9:00 am3:00 pm GMT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Outdoor antiques and vintage market on Chiswick High Rd on the second Sunday of every month, run by the organiser of the open air Antiques and Vintage market in St Albans, Jennifer Titmuss. Traders sell all sorts of antique and vintage objects, including architectural salvage, furniture (upcycled and not), French Brocante, ‘collectables’ such as china dolls and World War II memorabilia, ‘ephemera’ – printed materials such as post cards – and ‘kitchenabilia’ (old kitchen stuff). The market stalls start in…

All the Kings’ Fools: Disability and the Tudors

November 17 @ 7:30 pm GMT

For centuries, disabled people and their history have been hidden in plain sight. Before the advent of modern medicine, any impairment, disease or frailty was often a matter of life and death. The treatment of disabled people reveals a great deal about periods throughout history and contemporary wider societies – join us in asking: What was done to support historical disabled populations? Very little on the infirm and mentally ill was written down during the Renaissance period and the Tudor…

Chiswick Cheese Market

November 21 @ 10:00 am3:00 pm GMT
|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 &…

Citizen UK: Ealing Rises Up

November 29, 2021March 31, 2022

Hear the stories of those who stood up and resisted racism Citizen UK: Ealing Rises Up is an exhibition by The National Portrait Gallery in partnership with Ealing Local History Centre Archives, artists Asia Ahmed and Narvir Singh, and local volunteer Citizen Researchers. This exhibition investigate stories of people who stood up and resisted racism and recognise some of the lesser known figures involved. Using archive material, spoken word and film, we'll tell the stories of Ealing activists and the movements…

Christmas Crafternoons at Gunnersbury Park

December 23December 30

Get crafty over the Christmas holidays Join Gunnersbury Park Museum for their free family drop in activities and take something festive home. Drop in between 12:30 – 15:30. Tickets Suggested donation £2 per child, adults free. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. No booking required but space will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. All events in Chiswick See our events listings for all events in Chiswick: whats-on-in-chiswick Support The Chiswick Calendar The…

Visit Hogarth’s House

April 20, 2022 @ 12:00 pm5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Hogarth's House, built around 1700, was the country home of the great painter, engraver and satirist William Hogarth (1697 - 1764) from 1749 until his death. He bought it as a weekend and summer home, away from the noise of his other home in what is now Leicester Square. Hogarth had a ‘painting room’ at the bottom of the garden where he was working until a few days before his death in 1764. Entry to Hogarth's House, Hogarth Lane W4…

+ Export Events