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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…

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…

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.…

Theatre on Kew: The Wind in the Willows

July 24August 30

The Wind in the Willows is Kenneth Grahame’s classic story of life on the riverbank. A rollicking yet gentle adventure with best friends Ratty, Mole, Badger, Otter and, of course, the arrogant, vain and hilarious Toad. This critically acclaimed, outdoor theatre production set against the magical backdrop of Kew's Lake, is packed with much-loved colourful characters, music, song and laughter. There is fun for young and old alike as the Head Chief Rabbit transforms your young ones into rabbits with…

Hogarth Community Centre – Summer Programme

July 26August 19

  Hogarth Youth and Community Centre is a vibrant hub for the community in the heart of Chiswick. The Centre offers sessions and services for the whole family, from Mother and baby/toddler sessions, kids youth clubs, children and adult karate classes, a club for senior citizens plus lots more. Hogarth Youth Centre provides a range of youth programmes for young people aged 8-21. This includes Junior Club for 8 – 11 year olds, Intermediates Club for young people in Years…

Cycle Training at Osterley Park

July 26August 20

This summer, Bikeworks and Hounslow council are teaming up to offer your children free (with deposit) Bikeability Training, Level 1 & Level 2. They are running 2 courses of 5-days long in Osterley Park from Monday 26 July to Friday 30 July 2021 and Monday 16 August to Friday 20 August 2021. This is a 5-day course designed to build children’s confidence to cycle independently on-road. Your child must be 9 years old and over, able to ride independently and…

Theatre on Kew – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

July 28August 29

Set beneath heritage trees within Kew Gardens, this is Midsummer Night's Dream in uniquely botanical surroundings - as twilight falls, the stage is set for Shakespeare under the stars. This beguiling comedy of enchantment and transformation is brought to life within a dream-like woodland filled with feuding fairies, eloping lovers and a hapless troupe of actors. There's magic in the air alongside wild thyme, oxlips, nodding violets, luscious woodbine, sweet musk roses and eglantine. It's an alfresco romp peppered with…

Kayaking in Osterley Park

July 29October 31

The Sharks run sessions at Osterley Park every Summer on Sundays from April through till the end of October. They have now added Wednesday sessions during the Summer Holidays, giving guests even more opportunities for fun. There are both double and single sit-on-top boats available. While these boats are very stable and easy to use, The Sharks ask that you turn up 15 minutes before the session starts so they can get you ready, give you basic instructions and get you on…

Books & Writers, Chiswick walking trail

August 1
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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

August 1
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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

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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…

Chiswick School – Car Boot Sale

August 1
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The Chiswick Car Boot Sale will be restarting on Sunday 4 July 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 the month, every month except January, at…

Visit Syon Park

August 1
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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

August 1
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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

August 1
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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 Kew Gardens

August 1
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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

August 1
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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

August 1
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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…

Visit Osterley Park

August 1 @ 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…

Guided Rides – Richmond Park to Osterley Park House

August 1 @ 9:30 am1:00 pm BST

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 gate and into Ham and down to the Thames and the south bank of the Thames path to Richmond and the Richmond Weir where the cross the Thames, then make their way to Syon Park, home of the Dukes of Northumberland. Then out to the mouth of the River Brent at Brentford and…

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…

Visit the London Wetland Centre, Barnes

August 1 @ 9:30 am5:30 pm BST
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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 has reopened on a timed entry ticket system. Every visitor will need to pre-book. The centre…

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…

Ealing Jazz Festival

August 1 @ 12:00 pm BST
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Ealing Jazz Festival is a five day event full of exciting and fantastic music and entertainment. Hosted inside a vibrant big-top tent, you can catch some of the most talented musicians coming to perform. From local to international acts, playing plenty of jazz, bebop, funk, blues, soul, Latin and more, the Ealing Jazz festival is a must see event. Held at the spacious Walpole Park, the popular Ealing Jazz festival is one of many events that are hosted by Ealing…

Shakespeare in the Garden – Love’s Labour’s Lost

August 1 @ 4:00 pm7:00 pm BST
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After a somewhat disrupted year, we're all in need of a “Summer of Love” more than ever. Open Bar are back with two plays that are full to the brim with comedy, romance and adventure! Experience Shakespeare as it was intended - informal, raucous and in a spacious pub garden with a drink in hand. Whether this will be your first, or thirty-first night of Shakespeare, you will not be disappointed. LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Four couples separated by an oath,…

DanceWest in Gunnersbury Park

August 2August 23

Join DanceWest for weekly fun and dynamic dance classes for children and families. Guests can take centre stage in our musical theatre workshop, get funky at the Disco Boogie, throw some shapes totheir  favourite chart hits at Pop Dance and join in the magic of the Disney Dance spectacular. Classes will be led by experienced DanceWest teacher Emily with a flair for making everyone feel welcome and supported. These classes are for children aged 5-11 and their families and are…

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…

Women’s Beginners Ride in Walpole Park

August 4 @ 9:30 am11:30 am BST

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…

Ealing Outdoor Cinema

August 4 @ 7:00 pm BST
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Part of the Ealing Summer Festival, this event will screen two films: Bohemian Rhapsody and Jumanji (2017). Ealing Summer Festivals is Ealing Council’s flagship event, with its roots set deep in the borough’s strong music and comedy history. Set among some of Ealing’s most popular parks, the festivals bring people together in a collective appreciation of exceptional local and international talent across of range of artistic disciplines. Schedule Wednesday 28 July -  Jumanji (12A) Wednesday 4 July    - Bohemiam…

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…

Kitchen Garden Cart at Chiswick House

August 5 @ 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…

Ealing Blues Festival

August 7
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The founding of Britain's first dedicated electric blues club - The Ealing Blues Club on March 17 1962 by Alexis Korner & Cyril Davies was to be the catalyst which sparked the Blues boom of the '60s and subsequently British Rock Music. Mojo Magazine has described Ealing as: 'The Cradle of British Rock Music'. The Ealing Blues Festival, which started in 1987, celebrates this heritage and is now London's longest-running Blues Festival. Saturday 31 July The Paul Cook Blues Band feat. Emma Wilson Jade Like the…

Duck Pond Market – Chiswick House

August 7 @ 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…

Museum on the Streets – Ealing: Queen of the Suburbs

August 7 @ 11:00 am12:30 pm BST

Join Gunnersbury Park and Museum for a walk delivered by Ealing and West London Tour Guides. Beginning at Ealing Broadway station, the group will explore central Ealing, long known as the Queen of the Suburbs. You’ll hear about Ealing Studios and its famous film industry connections and about one of Ealing's gems, Pitzhanger Manor, Sir John Soane's elegant country home. You’ll also discover a tiny club that changed the face of rock and roll and locations which featured television's most…

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…

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 at Gunnersbury Park and Museum. 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…

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 &…

Summer Sailing, Supper, and Serenading by Timothy Quinlan

August 17 @ 6:30 pm BST

Join Chiswick Pier Trust for their Summer Supper River Cruise where Timothy Quinlan, who has appeared in Jersey Boys, Motown the Musical and many other musicals in the West End and Broadway, will be providing entertainment. They will be sailing from Chiswick Pier to Chelsea, and then to Kew and back. A two course hot supper buffet will be served during the cruise. Embarkation at 6.45 pm for a 7.00 pm departure. Tickets: £50 Book tickets: chiswickpier.org.uk All events in…

Luna Cinema at Chiswick House – Romeo and Juliet

August 18 @ 8:15 pm10:15 pm BST

The Luna Cinema is returning to Chiswick House from Wednesday 18 to Saturday 21 August with a line-up of classic and feel-good films to make your summer. After months of staying indoors watching movies on the small screen, it’s time to head outside for a big-screen experience in the open air. 'Throw in great food, a full bar, both with click and collect service, and of course giant screens with incredible state of the art sound, and you have yourself your perfect summer’s…

Luna Cinema at Chiswick House – Knives Out

August 19 @ 8:15 pm10:25 pm BST

The Luna Cinema is returning to Chiswick House from Wednesday 18 to Saturday 21 August with a line-up of classic and feel-good films to make your summer. After months of staying indoors watching movies on the small screen, it’s time to head outside for a big-screen experience in the open air. 'Throw in great food, a full bar, both with click and collect service, and of course giant screens with incredible state of the art sound, and you have yourself your perfect summer’s…

Foodies Festival at Syon Park

August 20August 22

Join the London Foodies Festival 2021 for their biggest celebration yet of top chefs, quality food, delicious drinks and live music with headliner Sophie Ellis-Bextor. Watch MasterChef Champions, Michelin star and top local chefs cooking  their signature summer recipes in The Chefs Theatre and giving you top tips. The line up includes newly crowned MasterChef Champion 2021 Tom Rhodes, MasterChef finalists 2021 Alexina Anatole and Mike Tomkins, Great British Bake Off winner Candice Brown and 2020 finalist Dave Friday, MasterChef: The Professionals Champion 2020 Alex…

Luna Cinema at Chiswick House – Grease

August 20 @ 8:15 pm10:00 pm BST

The Luna Cinema is returning to Chiswick House from Wednesday 18 to Saturday 21 August with a line-up of classic and feel-good films to make your summer. After months of staying indoors watching movies on the small screen, it’s time to head outside for a big-screen experience in the open air. 'Throw in great food, a full bar, both with click and collect service, and of course giant screens with incredible state of the art sound, and you have yourself your perfect summer’s…

Museum on the streets – Hidden Chiswick

August 21 @ 11:00 am12:30 pm BST

Join Gunnersbury Park and Museum for a walking tour delivered by Ealing and West London Tour Guides. Starting at Turnham Green you will hear about the history of Chiswick, learn about one of the “Healthiest Place in the World” to live, discover a famous Civil War Battle, the creator of Sanderson Wallpaper and meet one of England’s most famous 18th century artists. On our way you will see a music venue once known as the Cave, one of George Gilbert Scott’s…

Gunnersbury Tree Walk

August 21 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm BST

Join Gunnersbury Park and Museum for a fun, informative walk on Gunnersbury's trees. Local Naturalist, John Wells will give an introduction on how to identify a particular species of tree upon sight and also to learn a few tips such as where a particular chosen specimen is native and it's uses, not only to us but other wildlife. Guests are advised to bring a notebook, pen and binoculars with a x10 lens if available. Tickets: £10 Book tickets: shop.visitgunnersbury.org All…

Luna Cinema at Chiswick House – The Greatest Showman

August 21 @ 8:15 pm10:00 pm BST

The Luna Cinema is returning to Chiswick House from Wednesday 18 to Saturday 21 August with a line-up of classic and feel-good films to make your summer. After months of staying indoors watching movies on the small screen, it’s time to head outside for a big-screen experience in the open air.  'Throw in great food, a full bar, both with click and collect service, and of course giant screens with incredible state of the art sound, and you have yourself your perfect summer’s…

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…

Pub in the Park

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Pub in the Park returns to Chiswick House and Gardens with a star-studded line-up of chefs and music acts from 3 – 5 September 2021. It’s the ultimate food-lovers festival. You’ll be able to savour delicious dishes from Kerridge’s Bar & Grill, Atul Kochhar Restaurants, Chantelle Nicholson’s All’s Well and Jason Atherton’s Little Social. Chefs appearing across the weekend include Marcus Wareing, Michel Roux Jr, Chantelle Nicholson, Andrew Pern, Claude Bosi and Atul Kochhar as well as host of others. Great…

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…

Chiswick Flower Market anniversary: Caley Brothers’ mushroom growing workshop

September 4 @ 10:00 am11:00 am BST

Take part in Chiswick Flower Market's first anniversary weekend by learning how to grow your own mushrooms with Caley Brothers. Love mushrooms? Like to grow some yourselves? Come and take part in this fun workshop with kids as a whole family experience at the Chiswick Flower Market. Make up your own mushroom box and take it away with you. Within three weeks you will be harvesting your own mushrooms at home. Everything required for the workshop will be provided. In…

Chiswick Flower Market anniversary: Lifelike flowers wreath & candle ring workshop

September 4 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm BST

Take part in Chiswick Flower Market's first anniversary weekend by learning how to make a beautiful wreath out of everlasting flowers. Immerse yourself in a floral wonderland, surrounded by the finest everlasting blooms and greens in this two-hour indoor wreath making workshop. Taught by international expert florist, Berta Strobl, learn to make your own wreath using quality preserved and dried florals. Not just for Christmas, these multiple use indoor floral wreaths can be used all year as wall hangings, table…

Chiswick Flower Market anniversary: London terrariums Tinyjohn workshop

September 5 @ 11:30 am1:00 pm BST

Take part in Chiswick Flower Market's first anniversary weekend by learning how to make a terrarium with London Terrariums. Join us at Chiswick Flower Market for our ever popular Tinyjohn workshop. You will make your own Terrarium to take away and watch grow over the next few months and years, learning the history and science of these miniature ecosystems and how they survive so well on their own. You will be making our Original Tinyjohn, h - 20cm, d -…

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…

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AIR Run 10k

September 11

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…

Thames Tidefest 2021

September 12

TideFest is a fast growing new river Thames event which took place for the first time in 2014 on World Rivers Day to highlight and celebrate the recreational importance of the Thames Tideway to Londoners. In the years since they have built on this success and the festival has firmly established itself as a key date in the London diary. Tidefest includes a wide variety of river based events in Chiswick, Kew, Brentford, Barnes, and elsewhere along the tidal Thames. Guests…

Chiswick House Photography Workshop: ‘Want to be more comfortable with your camera?’

September 17 @ 5:30 pm7:00 pm BST

Join Jasprit Singh for a 90-minute professional photography walk and scavenger hunt around the grounds of Chiswick House. Bring your own DSLR camera and experiment with taking professional photographs of nature and architecture during the evening light in late summer. This workshop is suitable for participants with a moderate level of experience of digital cameras.  The three best pictures will go on Chiswick House’s Instagram page. Session duration: 90 minutes. (5.30 – 7.00 pm) 15 participants Tickets: £10 Book tickets:…

Autumnal Tasting with Sam’s Riverside & Tom Gilbey

September 22 @ 7:00 pm8:30 pm BST

Within the Phoenix Garden in White City there is an open-air courtyard and Sam’s Riverside think it will make a rather special venue for some wine tasting events this summer. They will be hosting three of these evenings with Ellis Wines, combining some of their favourite wines, with dishes using produce from the farm and most importantly raising money for the great work done by HCGA. In this third event Sam & friend Tom will be showing their favourite wines…

Chiswick House Dog Show

September 26 @ 11:00 am4:30 pm BST

Following the cancellation of the 2020 Show, The Chiswick House Dog Show is planning to go ahead this year - "especially with all those new puppies desperate to enter the classes!". Their sponsors are back on board - as are Chiswick House & Gardens and the Dogs Trust. They are encouraging visitors to keep the date free in the diary but also to keep an eye on their website in case there are any changes. Chiswick House Dog Show is…

Southfield car boot sale

October 3 @ 8:00 am12:30 pm BST
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An event every 3 months that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Southfield primary school runs a monthly car boot sale on the third Sunday of the month, from February to November. The first one of 2021 will be on Sunday 18 April. Run by PTA volunteers, the car boot sale raises money for the school. The event is held in the school playground so the pitches are all on hard ground. They operate a 'turn up on the day' Car Boot; ie. pitches are not bookable in advance. Buyers Gates open…

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