It's Time to Celebrate the Best of Fulham

What's on during the opening weekend of our annual festival

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The annual Celebrating Fulham festival is back from Saturday June 28 with a packed programme of events showcasing the area’s history, culture and attractions.

Here's what's happening this opening weekend:

Saturday 28 June

Rocking West Ken 
The Famous Three Kings pub on North End Road had a fabulous 1970s. From 1975 to 1980 it was known as the Nashville, hosting country music before everything went sideways and it ended up as the Sex Pistols living room. This walking tour celebrates the Nashville as well as other aspects of West Ken’s music past. From U2 to Thin Lizzy to Edward Elgar. Led by Blue Badge Guide Simon Rodway 
Meet Outside Barons Court Station 
2.00pm 
Free. Booking required. Email nicki.burgess@lbhf.gov.uk 020 8753 5695

 Saturday 28 - Sunday 29 June

City Pantry Street Food Festival 
A veritable feast of street-food, family fun and - in celebration of the world cup - Brazilian fiesta spirit.  
This pop-up festival will draw on the best of London's street-food scene with 10 unique vendors a Brazilian caipirinha bar and commented cook-offs amongst other events.  
12noon – 11.00pm 
Tesco Superstore Car Park West Cromwell Road, W14 8PB 
www.citypantry.com/festival

Open Studio Ceramics and Paintings 
Local artists Hazel Leach and Russell Mack will be showing and selling their recent work. Hazel’s work is eclectic mostly thrown pots functional and decorative. She will also be showing her recent paintings. Russell’s ceramics are mostly one-off, all highly designed. 
136 Bronsart Road, SW6 6AB 
11.00am – 5.00pm 
Tel 020 7385 6017

Charity Antiques and Bric a Brac Fayre 
Bric- a-brac market. 
St John’s Church Yard, North End Road, Fulham, SW6 1PB 
10.00 - 2.00pm 
Free 
Stalls £20 Please email to register: admin@stjohnsfulham.org

Bishop’s Park Tour 
Interested in the history of Bishop’s Park?  Join us for our guided walk of Bishop’s Park and Fulham Palace to learn all about it. 
The tour starts at the Putney Bridge Entrance to Bishops Park 
2.00pm 
£5, children free; booking essential 
To book, call 020 7736 3233, option 7, or emailreception@fulhampalace.org

Fulham And Hammersmith Choral Society 
‘Let All the World in Every Corner Sing’ 
Fulham and Hammersmith Choral Society would like to invite you to their summer concert. The programme will include Haydn’s Te Deum for Empress Marie Theresa, a cheerful choral drama in three parts.  
St John’s Notting Hill  Lansdowne Crescent, W11 2NN 
7.30pm 
Tickets are available from choir members or online atwww.ticketsource.co.uk/fhcs 
Adults - £14 (£12 in advance) 
Under 16s - £5 
Under 7s – free 
www.fhcs.org.uk www.stjohnsnottinghill.com

Open Mic & DJ Sets at The Broadway Bar & Grill 
Open mic night, followed by dj’s until the early hours 
The Broadway Bar & Grill 474-476 Fulham Road Sw6 1BY 
8.00pm 
www.broadwaybandg.co.uk

Sunday 29 June

Parson’s Green Farmers’ Market (also on Sunday 6 July) 
Lots of top-notch farmers and artisan producers attend weekly, including rare-breed poultry farmer James Evans of Pastures Farm, local pie maker James (Little Jack Horners) and Eden Farm with excellent organic vegetables from their Lincolnshire farm. 
New Kings School, New King’s Road, opposite Cristowe Road. SW6 4LY 
10.00 - 2.00pm 
www.lfm.org.uk/markets/parsons-green

Open Studio Ceramics and Paintings 
See Saturday 28 
11.00 am – 5.00 pm

Choral concert of Bach Motets with the St John's Chamber Singers 
St John’s Church North End Road, Fulham, SW6 1PB 
7.00pm 
020 7385 7634 admin@stjohnsfulham.org

Reg Webb at the 606 Club 
Trio with a  mix of jazz standards and more contemporary material in a unique style. Reg’s  powerful piano playing and smooth vocal delivery (reminiscent of a cross between Stevie Wonder and the classic jazz vocalists) have created a robust demand for his talent since he was first signed to EMI Records in 1972. Reg has performed, recorded and toured with internationally-established musicians including Lenny Kravitz, Nik Kershaw, Linda Lewis, Suzi Quatro, Jimmy Witherspoon, Steve Harley, Vanessa Paradis and Art Farmer. 
606 Club Lots Road SW10 0QD 
8.30pm 
To Book www.606club.co.uk 
Tel 020 7352 5953 Email jazz@606club.co.uk

 

June 28, 2014