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Visit the William Morris Museum

May 18 @ 2:00 pmDecember 31 @ 5:00 pm BST
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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…

Hounslow Visual Arts Programme – What Do You Not See

May 27September 11

This exhibition from the Creative People and Places Hounslow Visual Arts Programme brings together the work of seven UK-based contemporary visual artists illuminating what it’s like to live with a hidden disability. The exhibition has been curated in collaboration with members of the local community who devised the idea, and have selected the artists and works for the exhibition. The members of the group were inspired to create this exhibition by their own experiences of hidden disability, for example, as a disabled person, or…

Hounslow Visual Arts Programme – HOME

May 27September 11

Documenting everyday life lived almost exclusively in domestic spaces, these works respond creatively to sudden and increased restrictions and limitations. As home increasingly became a space where we worked, socialised and learned during lockdown, it also inspired new creative outputs. From using family as subjects of portraits, to recording the moments of connection using digital tools, these beautiful and often poignant images capture experiences that many of us will recognise. HOME is an exhibition of work by ten students on…

Hounslow Visual Arts Programme – Animal Stories

May 27September 11

From the rare species of snails found in Isleworth Ait, to the thousands of animals entering the UK through Heathrow Airport’s Animal Reception Centre from across the world, this intriguing story is told through the recollections of local people and research of historical records and archives. Travel through time from the Chiswick House Menagerie of the 19th century to the present day to see how our relationship to animals has shaped Hounslow and the communities that live and work here.…

Hounslow Visual Arts Programme – Vibrant Landings

June 19September 11

This new exhibition by artist Noelle Genevier from CPP Hounslow's Visual Arts Programme explores colour and nature through contemporary collage.  Noelle Genevier’s work starts with colour and material; folded paper and photographs that combine in her collages to create new worlds of ideas. These collages take two forms; the digitally created, flat patterns, and the more organic handmade three-dimensional assemblages. These forms echo Noelle’s interest in the environment, both urban and natural, coming together at a threshold of shifts and…

Ealing Art Group’s Summer Exhibition

July 3August 1

Ealing Art Group have announced that their second summer exhibition will take place in July at Gunnersbury Park Museum. Founded in 1910, The Art Group is  following in the footsteps of Madeline Green, one of Gunnersbury Park's founder members whose work was recently exhibited there. This exhibition reflects the eclectic mix of artists and makers living and working within the borough and the variety of mediums used to create their art. The work on show will include paintings in various…

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.…

Splash! at The London Museum of Water and Steam

July 24August 29

Dive into summer holiday fun at the London Museum of Water & Steam. Get soaked in the splash zone and their paddling pools, get creative with storytelling and crafts, and be amazed by their bubbles shows. Musical Mark will be back with his wonderful music sessions on Thursdays and Sundays at 2pm during the summer holidays. Tickets: Children: Free, Adults: £17, Concessions: £15 Book tickets: lmws.digitickets.co.uk See our events listings of all the events happening in Chiswick here: chiswickcalendar.co.uk/whats-on-in-chiswick Support…

Books & Writers, Chiswick walking trail

July 29
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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

July 29
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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

July 29
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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

July 29
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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

July 29
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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

July 29
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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

July 29
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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

July 29
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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

July 29 @ 8:00 am5:00 pm BST

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

July 29 @ 9:00 am5:00 pm BST
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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…

Duck Pond Market – Chiswick House

July 31 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm BST
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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…

RMS Brackenbury Village Farmers Market

July 31 @ 10:00 am3:00 pm BST
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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

July 31 @ 11:00 am1:00 pm BST
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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…

Children’s Summer Fete

July 31 @ 11:30 am3:30 pm BST

The William Morris Society will be taking part in the annual Children’s Summer Fete, with special guests from the world of heritage including Benjamin Franklin House, the Museum of Methodism & John Wesley’s House, Newington Green Meeting House and of course Arts & Crafts Hammersmith (a collaboration between the Emery Walker Trust and the William Morris Society), with each organisation offering a range of fun craft activities for families! This year, children will have the opportunity to make their own…

Guided Rides – Richmond Park to Osterley Park House

August 1 @ 9:30 am1:00 pm BST

This ride does start at 9.30 but they will wait for 5 minutes so we are off by 9.35 as the idea is to have finished by between 12.30 and 1.00 as the cake and coffee is towards the end of the ride, you can decide how long or short to make this. Riders will meet at the Pen Ponds Cafe which is next door to Spankers Hill Wood Car Park and Cycle out of the park via the Ham…

Chiswick Flower Market

August 1 @ 9:30 am3:00 pm BST
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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…

RMS Hogarth Club Farmers Market

August 1 @ 10:00 am2:00 pm BST
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The Hogarth Club are excited to be welcoming the vendors at RMS Markets to The Hogarth every Sunday from 2nd May. They will be hosting a myriad of small, independent traders in our Car Park between 10am – 2pm for members and local residents. Stalls will include fresh fruit and veg, locally sourced meat, organic cheeses, delicious bakes, specialist delicacies and home-made treats. These will be supported by The Airedale Café & Bar for takeaway coffees, teas, smoothies and more.…

The Food Market Chiswick

August 1 @ 10:00 am2:00 pm BST
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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

August 3 @ 7:00 am BST
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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…

Women’s Beginners Ride in Walpole Park

August 4 @ 9:30 am11:30 am BST
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Beginner bike rides for any woman who has just started cycling and wants to get more practice, or who rides occasionally and would like to build their confidence, or who hasn’t had their bike out for years and would like to get back on. The group will be meeting in Walpole Park, under the shelter opposite the café. They will gather from 9.30am to start at 9.45am and will have a ride of 1- 1.5 hours, either returning to the…

Free online talk – The School Summer Holidays 1930-1980

August 4 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm BST

The excitement of the summer holidays has been experienced for centuries. While some of summer's traditions are still enjoyed today, others remain in summers gone by. In this warming talk, author Ysenda Maxtone-Graham recalls the vivid summer memories of real mid-twentieth century people. In doing so, we are reminded of how we were, how families functioned, what houses and gardens and streets were like, what journeys were made, and what people did all day in their free time. Join the…

Dance in the Park

August 5August 15

Take part in free pop-up dance classes this August in Ravenscourt Park. Led by DanceWest's award-winning team of teachers. Take part in Hip-Hop, Salsa, Contemporary, Jive, Bollywood, Dance Cardio and much more. They have intergenerational dance classes, as well as sessions for families, children and dance adults 55+. Schedule (Ravenscourt Park) Thursday 5 August  Bolder not Older, Dance the Decades, Zumba for adults 55+ Friday 6 August  Family Pop Dance Class, Hip Hop/ Contemporary Saturday 7 August Musical Theatre, Dance…

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,…

Free online talk – Becoming British!

August 6 @ 2:00 pm3:00 pm BST

The National Archives holds records of over a quarter of a million naturalisations which took place between 1844 and 1980. In this talk, they delve into the reasons why people took the decision to naturalise so they could celebrate becoming British, including their touching personal stories. Find out about entertainment pioneers, Lew Grade and Bernard Delfont, and their role in redefining post-war Britain’s cultural identity. Discover why US author Henry James decided to become British in July 1915, at the…

Friday Lates – Rhythms of North Indian Music

August 6 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm BST

Indian music dates back to around 4000BC, making it one of the oldest classical traditions in the world. Join Gunnersbury Park and Museum for a workshop where they explore the origins and get performing yourself! Guests will: learn the language of the tabla; understand the concepts of Taal (the rhythmic cycle), and Laya (speed or tempo); compose rhythms and understand how to improvise. Guests will also develop a positive mental state of mind through learning music Tickets Free to join for…

Chiswick Antiques & Vintage Market

August 8 @ 9:00 am3:00 pm BST
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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…

Free online talk – In Their Own Write: Punishing the Victorian Pauper Complainer

August 13 @ 2:00 pm3:00 pm BST

Uncover how paupers easily found themselves disciplined or 'punished' for writing letters of complaint about how they were treated by local poor law authorities. Conceptually, the new workhouse buildings were built as disciplinary structures (high walls, locked doors, segregated areas etc.) which displayed the visible administrative power of the New Poor Law. The history of the New Poor Law, and the iconic workhouse in particular, abounded with rumoured punishments. Contemporary reports proliferated with allegations of near starvation (or actual starvation),…

Friday Lates – Bollywood Dancing

August 13 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm BST

Every Friday in August there will be lots of free activities going on to enjoy. Presenting you a true East meets West fusion dance styles. The Bollywood dance style is a beautiful blend of all Indian dance styles be it to classical Indian dance, folk Indian dance or the more current R&B, hip hop music! Come along and enjoy Jay and Selina's vibrant energetic performance. Tickets: Free, no booking required All events in Chiswick See our events listings for all…

Duck Pond Market – Gunnersbury Park

August 14 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm BST
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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…

Chiswick Cheese Market

August 15 @ 10:00 am3:00 pm BST
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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 &…

Free online talk – Inheritance

August 18 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm BST

Heiress Mary Davies, born in London during the Great Plague of 1665, inherited an extensive plot of land west of London as a baby. It was this estate that determined the course of a tragic life. In this talk, author Leo Hollis restores the history of child brides, mad heiresses, religious controversy and shady dealings. Hollis recounts how the drama culminated in a court case that determined not just the state of Mary’s legacy but the future of London itself.…

Friday Lates – The Drawing Club at Gunnersbury Park

August 20 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm BST

Every Friday in August there will be lots of free activities going on to enjoy at Gunnersbury Park. They're mixing art and history in this drop in Drawing Class. Brush up on your drawing skills with a Artist Miguel Galue Piqueras and a model in period costume. All materials will be provided so you just have to bring your enthusiasm. Tickets: Free, no booking required All events in Chiswick See our events listings for all events in Chiswick: whats-on-in-chiswick Support…

Free online talk – Top level tips: Tracing your criminal ancestors

August 24 @ 2:00 pm3:00 pm BST

Did one of your ancestors end up on the wrong side of the law? This webinar will give an overview of the criminal records The National Archives holds and how to search them. From trial and conviction to imprisonment and pardon, in just 30 minutes they'll show how 19th and early 20th century criminal records can be used to build a fuller picture of your ancestor’s life. This webinar will be presented by Chris Day Head of Modern Domestic Records…

Friday Lates – Live Steelpans

August 27 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm BST

Every Friday in August there will be lots of free activities going on to enjoy at Gunnersbury Park. Missing Notting Hill Carnival? UFO Steelband would normally be at the centre of parade but instead they are here in Gunnersbury! UFO will be bringing the joy of the steelpan instrument, and the carnival spirit of love and unity. Come listen, come dance, and perhaps unleash your limbo skills! Tickets: Free, no booking required. All events in Chiswick See our events listings…

Brentford Art Trail

September 3September 5

The Brentford Art Trail is an artist-led celebration of Brentford’s creativity and hidden spaces taking place 3–5 September 2021. At just under a mile long, running from the Water and Steam Museum down to Johnson's Island it takes in cultural sites like the Muscial Museum and Watermans, as well as artist studios and temporary exhibition spaces around the Duke of London and at Watermans Park. If you’re an artist living, working, or studying in the borough of Hounslow, whether you have a studio on…

Mini Family Festival at The Creative Mile

September 4 @ 10:00 amSeptember 5 @ 4:00 pm BST

The Creative Mile is an artist-led celebration of Brentford’s creativity and hidden spaces. The trail, running from the London Museum of Water & Steam down to Johnson’s Island, explores cultural sites, artist studios and temporary exhibition spaces. Start your exploration of the Creative Mile, by visiting our mini-family festival outside the London Museum of Water & Steam. With different activities on Saturday and Sunday, there’s lots of fun for the whole family! On Saturday have a go a salt dough…

Watermans Exhibition – We Are Watching

September 10September 11

'We Are Watching' is a monumental eye, made up of thousands of portraits contributed from 190 countries. It flies high above cities on a flag the size of a 10-storey building, and on Friday 10 and Saturday 11 September, it will be in Lampton Park flying high above Hounslow. Raised at key climate events to hold leaders accountable as they decide the future of our planet, its message is crystal-clear: the eyes of the world are upon you. Artivist Dan…

Artists at Home 2021

September 17September 19

Image above by Jill Revie After a year of virtual events during the pandemic, Artists at Home, West London’s favourite open studios event, is back stronger than ever and is thrilled to be opening to the public again from 17-19 September 2021. There are 93 artists taking part in this year’s Artists at Home, eight of whom are new to this year’s event. Artists at Home normally opens in the third week of June but this year has chosen an…

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 Hogarth’s House

April 20, 2022 @ 12:00 pm5:00 pm BST
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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…

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