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Celebrating Fulham, the annual festival of all that is great in SW6, kicks off this Saturday, June 30, and promises a week of action and excitement right through till Sunday July 8.

Here's what's on offer this weekend:

Saturday June 30

Antiques and bric à brac Fair
Children’s entertainment and puppet show and the opportunity
to come and meet and greet the new Mayor Cllr Belinda Donovan at 11am
St John’s Church Yard, North End Road, 10am - 2pm

Fulham Farmers' Market
(also on Saturday 7 July)
Artisan market from Town and Country Markets including stalls featuring products from Grasemere Farm, The Somerset Plough, Wiltshire Paul's Poultry, Goldsmiths Kitchen Bakery, Amour Cakes, the Bombay Bicycle Club, Glastonbury Cheese Ccompany, Clerkes Geese, Pizza Pilgrims, Crepe Expectations, Sweetcheeks Ltd, and much more.
Jerdan Place (by St Johns Church Fulham), 10am - 5pm

Discount and drinks at Penhallow
Special one day 15% off at this exclusive fashion boutique
Join us for drinks from 3.00pm
115 Wandsworth Bridge Road

Children’s story telling and open day at Aspace
Come and listen to celebrated children’s author Priya Desai read her most popular books Jake Monkey Tail and Benjamin
Writer Messy at 11.00 am with more stories from Theatre Bugs at 2.00pm. All day drinks and nibbles for the grown ups with fabulous in store discounts on beds, furniture, storage olutions and room décor at this exclusive children’s furniture store.
Aspace, 725 Fulham Road. Free, but booking required for story telling. Call 020 7731 7768 or email fulham@aspace.co.uk

Fulham Diamond Jubilee walk
Come and celebrate all things royal (well, things vaguely aristocratic) with a walk round North Fulham. We’ll take
in Three Kings, tennis playing Queens, Margravines, Viscounts and even Dukes of the Nile. Led by Simon Rodway.
West Kensington Tube, meet 2pm. Free, but booking required by emailing nicki.burgess@lbhf.gov.uk or tel 020 8753 5695.
(This walk will be repeated on Saturday, September 1, 2 pm. Same booking details apply)

History of the village of Walham Green (Fulham broadway)
A talk by Keith Whitehouse, local historian, which covers the history of the area including the church. Illustrated with colour slides and followed by tea and cakes. St John’s Church, North End Road, 3pm. Free, but donations can be made to charity.

Oktoberfest comes to Fulham (also on Saturday 7 July)
Beerfest atmosphere - just like the beer halls in Munich, with all beer directly from Germany. Be
entertained by the legendary brass band ‘Oompah Brass’ who really put on a show and where standing on your chair is actually encouraged! Supported by one of Munich’s finest breweries,Paulaner. Octoberfest Pub, 678 - 680 Fulham Road, 5pm - midnight. Entrance £5. Book early to avoid disappointment by calling 020 7736 5293 or info@octoberfestpub

Funk Saturday! (also on Saturday 7 July)
DJ set spinning some great classics, funk, soul & disco at The Cock Tavern, 360 North End Road from 8pm. 10% off drinks 6.00 - 7.00pm

Live music at The Durell Arms (also on Saturday 7 July)
Live music to keep your weekend rocking without the entrance fee.
The Durell Arms 704 Fulham Rd, from 9pm, entrance free.

Sunday July 1

Parson’s Green Farmers’ Market (also on Sunday 8 July)
Top-notch farmers and artisan producers attend, including rare-breed poultry farmer James Evans of Pastures Farm, local pie maker James (Little Jack Horner’s) and Matt and Steve of
Handpicked Shellfish Co.
New Kings School, New King’s Road, (opposite Cristowe Road), 10am - 2pm

LE SOiiR Open Mic Night at Kona Kai from 8pm
Plus seafood platters, mains and starters with cocktails and bottles of wine from midday until
late Sunday. Phone 020 7385 9991

The Cock Tavern Quiz night.
First prize £50; second prize a bottle of wine. 7.30pm start, £2 entry per person - teams of up to six people
The Cock Tavern, 360 North End Road

Practice party at The Rumba Lounge (also on Sunday 8 July)
Complimentary glass of bubbly on arrival, 15 minute mega master class, two hour non-stop dance experience!
Karen Hardy Studios, 10 The Boulevard, Imperial Wharf, 7pm - 9pm. £10 for non-members;
£7.50 for KHS members. Phone 0845 5671155 or enquiries@karenhardystudios.com.

There are also exhibitions, events and special offers running throughout the week.

Celebrate Fulham at Anna Sat 30 June - Sun 8 July
Styling advice, 20% discount off purchases plus drinks and nibbles. Not to be used in onjunction
with any other offer. Anna, 590 Kings Road, open 10am - 6pm. Phone 020 7731 7300.

Celebrate Fulham at Gambado, only £1 at 1pm, Mon July 2 - Fri July 6. Usual entry rates apply at other times.
Fantastic facilities include: dodgems, Tiger Pots Ride, junior climbing wall, under threes sensory soft play area plus café and party packages.
Gambado’s, 7 Station Court, Townmead Road, open 9.30am - 5.30pm. No booking required. Phone 020 7384 8906.

Dance experience at Karen Hardy Studios, Sat 30 June - Sun 8 July
10% off any services for all customers quoting ‘We Love Fulham’ or a 25 minute complimentary taster session.
Karen Hardy Studios, 10 The Boulevard, Imperial Wharf, 020 7731 7316

Faces of Fulham, Sat 30 June - Sun 8 July
‘Faces of Fulham’ a campaign is to celebrate and promote Fulham culture, history, lifestyle and diversity through a camera. Take advantage of fantastic offers on photographic portraits taken at Snappy Snaps Fulham during Celebrating Fulham and be part of a photography art project showcasing the ‘Faces of Fulham CollageSnappy Snaps, 354 North End Road
SW6 1LY
£5 per portrait on a 5”x7” print (normal price £45), £10 per portrait on a 5”x7” print + same
image on a CD (normal price £55. Phone 020 7386 0227

Open Studio , Fri 29 June - Sun 1 July, entrance free
'Highly Commended' potters Hazel Leach and Russell Mack will be hosting an exhibition of their recent work.
136 Bronsart Road, Friday 29: 6 - 9pm, Saturday 30: 11am - 6pm, Sunday July 1: 2pm - 6 pm.

Ping Pong 2012, from Ping! Fri 29 June - Thu 26 July
Get ready to step up to the Ping Pong table. To join the fun, simply borrow a bat from the side
of the table and play ball!
Fulham Broadway Retail Centre (Upstairs) Daily 10am - 7pm, *some time restrictions may apply for classes or tournaments

Sumo at YO! Sushi Sat 30 June - Sun 8 July
Prepare to be Sumo’ed throughout Fulham Broadway. YO! Sushi will have their Sumo team out in force ready to surprise and delight the unsuspecting public with goodies and giveaways.
Yo! Sushi, Restaurant 1, Fulham Broadway Retail Centre, Dishes from £1.80 - £5.00

Visits and tours of the local Al Muntada Al Islami Mosque, Mon 2 July - Fri 6 July
Al Muntada Al Islami Mosque, 7 Bridges Place, Parsons Green Lane
Open twice daily 1pm - 2pm and 4pm - 6pm, 020 7471 8275

June 27, 2012