It's Time to Celebrate!

Fulham's annual summer festival starts on Saturday

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The annual Celebrating Fulham festival begins this Saturday, June 29 and runs through till July 7, promising an action-packed week of excitement for people of all ages.

Here's what's on this launch weekend:

SATURDAY JUNE 29

Bric à Brac Fayre
Charity shops from Fulham will be displaying goods alongside
the usual bric a-brac market. Plus public information and safety stalls, face painting and children’s games. Music will be provided by Piper Entertainment.
St John’s Church Yard, North End Road, Fulham, 10am - 2pm
Stalls £20
Please email to register: admin@stjohnsfulham.org

Songs for Britain
Fulham Camerata, Fulham and Hammersmith Choral Society and the Fulham Children’s Choir join together for a concert of British music
The John McIntosh Arts Centre Theatre, The London Oratory School, Seagrave Road, 7.30pm
Tickets: £14 on door, £12 (under 16s £5. under 7s free) in advance from Fulham and Hammersmith Choral Society

Songs of Britain

Sports in Spanish
Teaching sports in Spanish to adults and children. A new class for children where they learn Spanish without even realising it!
Plus adult boot camp in Spanish with experienced personal trainers.
Learn/practice your Spanish, The Spanish Sports Academy, Eel Brook Common, 10am-noon
Tickets: £4 per child, £5 per adult
Please book to guarantee your place - 020 7386 0376, thespanishsportsacademy@gmail.com


Retro Sofas Love Fulham
Importer and retailer of Art Deco and vintage style leather sofas. Wine and snacks on Saturday
29 July and an extra 10% off our sale prices for the duration of I love Fulham campaign from
Saturday June 29 to Sunday July 7.
225 Munster Road, Fulham, from noon - 020 7381 9027 sales@retrosofas.co.uk

Fulham’s Lion Tour
Come and visit the Lion houses, Fulham’s unique Peterborough Estate. 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.
Meet at Fulham Broadway Shopping Centre, outside on the public footway, 2pm.
The walk is free, but booking essential on 020 8753 5695 or nicki.burgess@lbhf.gov.uk

The Rylston Family Fun and Sample Day
Sample the delights of this pub's fine food, with live music throughout the day. Bring the family, everyone welcome. The sampling is FREE with any drink purchase.
197 Lillie Road, 1pm -9pm, contact the pub on 020 7381 0910 or info@therylston.com

007 Casino Royale night
Come and let loose on the dance floor to a background of casino tables and a real party atmosphere.
Karen Hardy Studios, 10 The Boulevard, Imperial Wharf.
For booking and ticket prices call 0845 5671155 or email General Manager, Emma Gill - emma@karenhardystudios.com

The original Blues Brothers Band
At Under the Bridge there are some great music events over the I love Fulham week. Come and celebrate. The Original Blues Brothers Band is alive and well!
Under the Bridge, Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road
Tickets £35, door open 7pm. To book visit Under the Bridge

SUNDAY

Parson’s Green Farmers’ Market (also on Sunday 7 July)
Top-notch farmers and artisan producers attend, including rarebreed 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. Parson's Green Farmers' Market


River Foreshore Archaeology Walk with the Thames Explorer Trust
See what you can find out and learn about the history of Fulham Palace and its relationship with the river.
Thames Foreshore, Bishops Park, 2pm - 4pm
£6 adult, £5 child. To book email foreshore-@thames-explorer.org.uk or call 020 8742 0057
N.B. The foreshore steps are steep and inaccessible to wheelchairs and pushchairs and children must be accompanied by an adult.


Bat Walk
Bat walk around the gardens of Fulham Palace, led by John Tovey of the London Bat Group. Wear solid footwear and bring a torch. Meet at the pedestrian entrance to the Palace Grounds
Fulham Palace, Bishops Avenue, 9.15pm
Ring 020 3080 0655 or email nicki.burgess@lbhf.gov.uk to let us know you are coming and leave a contact number to reach you in case of bad weather on the evening.
Free, but donations to London Bat Group welcome.

Live music from Rich + Dave AKA 'Rise' at the Durell Arms
A dynamic duo sure to get your hearts-a-flutterin' and your feet-atappin'.
The Durell Arms, 704 Fulham Road, 6.30pm

Durell Arms

Events still to come include include Jazz at Fulham Place, the Fair on Parson's green, cultural walks and talks and the Paggs Cup, a five a side football tournament run by local restaurant Il Pagliaccio, an American Beer Festival at the White Horse pub and an Open Day at Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre at The Lilla Huset on Talgarth Road.

We'll bring you a day by day guide to the festivities and the full programme of events can also be downloaded at the council website or pick up a copy from Fulham Library or Fulham Town Hall.

For more information please contact Nicki Burgess Fulham Town Centre Manager on 020 8753 5695 or nicki.burgess@lbhf.gov.uk.

 

June 26, 2013