Local Interests & Activities
A comprehensive list of events and information about local organisations and businesses can be found on the KewTW9 web site.
However, we sometimes receive requests to promote events of interest from other organisations. So please find a few here that you may like to follow up.
Have your say on Cycle Superhighway 9 from Kensington Olympia to Brentford town centre
TfL’s proposals for Cycle Superhighway 9 from Kensington Olympia to Brentford town centre have been published. Although it does not pass through our borough, the junction with Kew Bridge will be affected. See the plans here: https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/roads/cs9/
TfL have arranged some public events at which TfL and borough staff involved in the project will be available to answer questions.
St Mary’s Church Hall, Edith Road, West Kensington W14 9BA
Thursday 5 October 1600-2000
Lyric Square, King Street, Hammersmith W6 0QL
Friday 6 October 1100-1500
Chiswick High Road (south side footway by Bleak House Lane), Chiswick, W4 4PU
Saturday 7 October 1100-1500
Cross Keys, Black Lion Lane, Hammersmith W6 9BG
Wednesday 11 October 1700-2100
Watermans Art Centre, 40 High Street, Brentford
Saturday 14 October 1100-1500
Brentford Market, Market Place, Brentford
Sunday 15 October 1000-1400
Ravenscourt Park, Hammersmith
Sunday 22 October 1100-1500
Gunnersbury Park & Museum Reopening and events in September and October
In anticipation of the reopening of the park and museum and launch of the new “not for profit” community organisation, Gunnersbury CIC, later this year, an exciting season of events and workshops is planned. In response to interest from the community, creative adult learning workshops have been introduced, led by local artists taking inspiration from the beautiful, expansive gardens of Gunnersbury.
See press release: Gunnersbury Park Museum
Claire Tomalin speaking on Jane Austen next week at Richmond Society
This is to remind you of that, on Thursday 19 October 7.15pm for 7.45pm we Claire Tomalin has agreed to speak on “Jane Austen – a life”. It is at our normal venue – The Theatre at Richmond Adult Community College, Parkshot, Richmond TW9 2RE [Entrance via the front door or from the rear car park]
Hammersmith Bridge closure
Hammersmith Bridge will be closed for emergency repairs from 5 PM on Saturday, 21st October until the morning of Sunday, 29th October. During this time the bridge will remain open for pedestrians. Cyclists will need to dismount and wheel their bikes on the walkways shared with pedestrians.
Rowing the Atlantic – talk organised by the RNLI Chiswick on 25 Oct @ 19:30 at the George IV
The Chiswick RNLI branch is inviting you to a fascinating talk by James Kyall “Rowing the Atlantic” that will take place on 25 October 2017 at 19:30 at the George IV Pub in Chiswick. For more details about the event please see the flyer attached.
Tickets are £10 online (plus booking fee) and can be purchased following this link.
Limited tickets will be available on the door for £12. All proceeds go to the RNLI.
Kew Horticultural Society – Talk about Houseplants – 10 November
On Friday 10th November 2017 the Kew Horticultural Society is holding a demonstration entitled ‘All about Houseplants’. This event has been arranged with those people who live in flats or have only pot plant gardens in mind. Of course most of us have pot plants, some of which may not look their best, so this evening should have something for everyone. See flyer for further details
The Friends of St Anne’s – Two Events in November
Attached are flyers for two November events. Tickets are available online and in church after service on Sundays.
Residents will be able to quiz the Leader and Cabinet Members about priorities for their local area and hear about future collaboration opportunities with the Council and other local organisations. Thursday 30 November 2017 from 6 to at 9pm St Winefrides Church Hall. See the web site for further details