Celebrating Fulham's Big Finale

Non-stop action all weekend, from fairs to 5-a-side football


St Thomas of Canterbury Church

The Malt House

Octoberfest Pub

Savoir Fayre

Il Pagliaccio

Fulham Palace

The Hand and Flower


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Our annual summer festival Celebrating Fulham comes to a close this weekend with a host of activities offeringa mix of fun, food history and culture. Here's where to find the action:

Saturday July 3

Fair on the Green. A fabulous day out for all the family with two live stages offering live music and entertainment, plus hundreds of stalls, a food court, fun fair and lots more.

Parsons Green, 12pm to 5pm.

The Walham Wander. Scratch the surface of modern day Fulham Broadway and you find a medieval village with traces of an old village green and pond. Go on this free wander and get a glimpse of history.

Meet at Fulham Broadway tube at 11am.

Open Afternoon at the recently restored Church of St Thomas of Canterbury. The only church in London designed by the renowned architect Augustus Welby Pugin, who designed part of the Houses of Parliament. Refreshments available.

60 Rylston Road, 2pm to 6pm.

Introducing the Middle East to the West at Artiquea.  Watch a Middle Eastern artist and listen to light Middle Eastern music with snacks, sweets and drinks, including Arabic coffee and herbal teas.

Artiquea, 82 Wandsworth Bridge Road, 12pm to 4pm.

Alice Through the Looking Glass at the Malt House. A day of whimsical celebration ... think tiny sandwiches, scones loaded with strawberries and cream and summery cocktails, with freebies flying around and old-fashioned drinks prices.

The Malt House, 17 Vanston Place from noon, phone 020 7385 3593.

Oktoberfest Comes to Fulham. The closest thing to Oktoberfest outside Munich with live brass band Oompah Brass and traditional food such as pork knuckles and bratwurst. Prizes for the best Bavarian costume and a free shot of Schnapps if you come in a costume.

Octoberfest Pub, 678 - 680 Fulham Road, phone 020 7736 5293.

Sunday July 4

Continental Market on Fulham Island. Celebrate the flavours of the continent as Fulham Island is transformed by Savoir Fayre Ltd into a festival of food and culture. The mouth watering offerings include charcuterie, patisserie, French cheeses, Italian chocolate, honey, olives, German sausages and Swiss pancakes along with hand made soaps, ceramics, handbags, shoes, jewellery and much more.

Fulham Island, Jerdan Place, 10am till 6pm, call 020 7835 5695.

Il Pagliaccio Cup. The famous 5-a-side tournament for kids aged 5 to 16 is back in South Park, with free pizza, soft drink and ice cresam for all winning teams.

South Park, 9am onwards.

Asparagus and Aristocrats - Fulham's past and present. An entertaining free stroll across Fulham from the Walham Green Market gardens to the riverside palaces, taking in the stories of Queen Catherine of Aragon, Janet Street Porter, Reg Varney and Barbara Cartland.

Meet at Fulham Broadway tube at 11am.

Fulham Palace Garden Walk. Find out about the gardens' unusual variety of plants, many of which are of historical importance.

Meet in Fulham Palace's West Courtyard at 2pm, tickets £5. Call 020 7736 8140.

Jazz at the Hand and Flower. Quartet including Tom Jurkiewicz on piano, Adam King on double bass and special guest on sax at this recently refurbished pub.

Hand and Flower, 617 Kings Road, 6pm. Call 020 7731 0999.