Our annual festival comes to a close with fun for all the family
It's the big finale for Celebrating Fulham this weekend, as our annual Fulham festival comes to a close with live music, theatre, walking tours, the famous Paggs Cup football tournament and the Fair on the Green, a fun family event on Parsons Green.
Friday July 6
Live Music at The Cock Tavern
360 North End Road,
Blues Fest with Mick Taylor + Matt Schofield Trio. Under the Bridge, 7pm
Part of the legendary John Mayall’s
Bluesbreakers, Mick Taylor is the multiinfluenced guitarist who replaced Brian
Jones for the Rolling Stones’ classic era,
1969 to 1974. Before and since then
he’s had a hand in projects as diverse as ‘Tubular Bells,’ jazz flautist Herbie Mann’s
‘Reggae’ and a ‘Classical Sitar’ album.
Under the Bridge, Stamford Bridge, Fulham
Road SW6. Tickets £22.50.
Saturday July 7
Fair on the Green, Parsons Green, 12 noon to 5pm.
A fabulous day out for all the family. Two live stages of music and entertainment, over a hundred stalls, a food court, bouncy castles, Punch and Judy, carousels, magician’s, climbing frame, fun fair, and much much more. Call 020 7731 3964 for more details.
Islamic Cultural Exhibition, also Sunday July 8 - Fulham Library, open during library opening hours
An exhibition about the religion of
Islam, the Qur’an, Islamic History, as
well as Muslims living in the West.
Islamic artefacts, literature displays, free
literature, goody bags, children’s area
and also light refreshments.
St Andrews', Fulham
Fields Music Festival, 3pm - 4pm
Villiers Quartet presents an Olympiad family concert.
A fantastic family programme of popular
classics celebrating the Olympics with
music by Handel, Haydn, Mozart and Mendelssohn. Children and babies
welcome as are parents!
St Andrews', Fulham Fields Music Festival, 7pm - 9pm
The Alex Hutton Trio. British jazz composer and pianist Alex Hutton is “an inventive writer of
cinematic, folksong-like melodies, and a piano improviser who likes to feel popsong chords beneath him.”
Tickets for both shows £5 at the door (children free), St Andrew's Church,
St Andrews Road
020 7385 5023.
Feather & Black
also Sunday July 8
Store event preview. Enjoy extra
discounts up to 25% off beds, furniture,
mattresses, bed linen and accessories. Be
the first to receive fantastic prices before
anyone else! See the new look store
with a bespoke upholstery service and
brand new teen section.
Feather and Black, 584 Fulham Road, open
Saturday 10am - 6.pm,
Sunday 11am - 5pm. Call
020 7610 9903
Come and Sing -
Bach B Minor Mass at
St Johns’s Church
A fun day learning and performing
one of the greatest works of the choral
repertoire. All are welcome, regardless of
age, voice type or experience.
St John’s Church, North End Road.
Chorus rehearsal 10.00am - 1.00pm.
Rehearsal with orchestra - 2.30 - 5.30pm.
Performance at 7.00pm. £20 to participate including score hire.
Please email to register: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fulham’s Lion Tour - Fulham Broadway shopping centre, , 2pm
Come and visit the Lion houses, Fulham’s
unique Peterborough Estate where Irish
developer James Nichols trademarked
each of his elegant 1890s houses with
terracotta lions. Lead by Blue Badge
Guide Simon Rodway visit two of
Fulham’s hidden gems, South Park, and
the Parsons Green Sports Club, tucked
away at the quiet heart of everything.
The tour ends at iconic furniture shop
SophistoCat in Wandsworth Bridge Road,
where we hear the heart-warming story
of the real-life lion Christian, who inspired
the name of the shop and who was
bought as a cub from Harrods in 1969.
The story of Christian is soon to be the
subject of a Hollywood movie.
Free, but booking essential, Call 020 8753 5695 or email email@example.com
Sunday June 8
Paggs Cup - football tournament for five - 16 year-olds, South Park. Run by Il Pagliaccio, 182 - 184 Wandsworth Bridge Road, phone
020 7371 5253
The Twits by Roald Dahl, an Illyria Theatre production,
The Walled Garden, Fulham Palace,
Bookings via the Lyric Theatre,
Box office: 0871 22 117 28 or visit the Lyric website and go to Events Elsewhere in the What’s On seciton. For more information call
020 7736 3233
St Andrews', Fulham
Fields Music Festival, 3.30pm - 4.30pm
An hour of music in the Indian tradition
from the Arts Council supported by the Bhavan Centre's elite music and dance group.
St Andrew’s Church, St Andrews Road,
Tickets £5 at the door, call
020 7385 5023
A Tour of Margravine
Cemetery - its history and
The cemetery was opened in 1869
and laid out by local architect George
Saunders who designed the three
modest Gothic style lodges and one
surviving chapel. The cemetery contains
several listed monuments, 300+ trees
of many different species and has an
active management plan to encourage
The Tour is organized by the Friends of Margravine Cemetery.
Meet at the North Gate to the cemetery
( nearest one to Barons Court Station) in
Margravine Gardens. The tour is free, but
donation to the Friends would be
Bat Walk, Fulham Palace, 9pm
Bishops Avenue, SW6 6EA, 9pm. Bat Walk around the Gardens of Fulham Palace, led by John Tovey of the London Bat Group. Meet at the pedestrian entrance to the Palace Grounds. Wear solid footwear and bring a torch! Please ring 020 3080 0655 to confirm your attendance.
This is a free event but donations to the London Bat Group are welcomed.
There are also exhibitions, events and special offers running throughout this week.
Celebrate Fulham at Anna Sat 30 - Sun 8 July
Styling advice, 20% discount
off purchases plus drinks and nibbles.
Not to be used in onjunction
Anna, 590 Kings Road, open 10am - 6pm. Phone
020 7731 7300.
only £1 at 1pm,
Mon July 2 - Fri July 6. Usual entry rates apply at other times.
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,
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
£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
Centre (Upstairs) Daily 10am -
*some time restrictions
may apply for classes or
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
Dishes from £1.80 - £5.00
Visits and tours of the
local Al Muntada Al Islami
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