Her Royal Highness, Queen Elizabeth II, has become the first British Monarch to celebrate 70 years on the throne, so how can you celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in West London?
To celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s reign there will be a nationwide extended Bank Holiday weekend in honour of her Platinum Jubilee, running from Thursday 2nd June to Sunday 5th June.
Buckingham Palace has announced a range of Jubilee celebrations throughout 2022 with a particular focus on the four-day Bank Holiday weekend.
If you’re looking for local events and searching for ways to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in West London, there are free events planned at Ravenscourt Park in Hammersmith, as well as at Hogarth House in Chiswick and the London Museum of Water & Steam in Brentford.
Our Patch Magazine
Back by popular demand, Issue 18 Summer 2022 of Horton and Garton’s Our Patch magazine was released earlier this month and many residents will have received a copy in the post.
To mark Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Our Patch highlights the planned celebrations across West London and focuses on the times Queen Elizabeth II has visited the area during her reign.
As part of the local Jubilee celebrations, street parties will be held across Chiswick, Hammersmith, and Shepherd’s Bush. In the centre pages of the magazine, we’ve shared a map that highlights the locations of planned street parties in W4, W6, W12 and W14.
Our Patch also includes property news, events, culture, and lifestyle. Articles on interior design and garden design with contributions from local experts, and an interview with the co-headmasters of West London Free School, together with a feature on the highlight of the local art calendar – Artists at Home and of course the latest property market news too.
What’s on in West London to celebrate the Jubilee?
There are a host of events planned and ways to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in West London.
Whether you’re in Chiswick, Hammersmith, Shepherd’s Bush, or the neighbouring areas, there is likely to be something going on nearby.
Thursday 2 June – Family Jubilee Activity @ Hogarth House
On Thursday the Hogarth House in Great West Road will host a family-friendly activity day for the Jubilee weekend.
Visitors will be able to explore the chaos of Hogarth’s depiction of the Southwark Fair, as well as make double-sided bunting.
Suitable for ages 5-11. The event runs from 2pm to 3.30pm and the cost is £12 per child.
Friday 3 June – Garden Party @ London Museum of Water & Steam
On Friday, the London Museum of Water & Steam is hosting a free garden party.
Bring a picnic and join in with scavenger hunts, natural crafts, and storytelling. Plus, you can enjoy the museum’s new wild play area.
The event runs from 11am to 3pm in Green Dragon Lane, TW8 0WN.
Saturday 4 June – Party in the Park @ Ravenscourt Park and Bishops Park
Hammersmith & Fulham Council are hosting two events on Saturday 4 June, one in Hammersmith in Ravenscourt Park and a second down the road in Fulham at Bishops Park.
The entirely free of charge events will be full of fun and games with big screens where you can watch the Derby racing from Epsom and the evening’s ‘Platinum at the Palace concert’ featuring George Ezra performing at Buckingham Palace.
There will also be street food, craft stalls, entertainers, musicians, games and more for all ages. The picnic runs from 12pm to 6pm.
Saturday 4 June – Printing workshop: Royal profiles @ Hogarth House
Also on Saturday, Hogarth House is holding a special event to create your own profile-inspired print of The Queen. Her profile has appeared on our stamps and currency for the past seven decades. Using the drypoint printing technique and their intaglio printing press, participants can produce a profile-inspired print.
Hogarth House will provide aprons to all participants – who must be aged 16 or above. Drypoint is an intaglio printmaking technique where an image is engraved into card, inked and run through an intaglio printing press.
The printing sessions run from 12.30pm to 2pm. Cost is £14 per person. Be sure to book your place.
Sunday 5 June – Platinum Picnic in the Park @ Ravenscourt Park and Bishops Park
Hammersmith & Fulham Council are again hosting on Sunday 5 June, two Big Jubilee Lunch community picnics – one at Ravenscourt Park and the other at Bishops Park in Fulham.
Tables will be given out on a first come first served basis, or you are free to bring your own picnic blankets or chairs.
Bring your own food or buy something from the food stands and enjoy the Jubilee in style. The picnic runs from 12pm to 6pm.
Sunday 5 June – Chiswick Flower Market @ Old Market Place, Chiswick
In Chiswick, on the first Sunday of each month, Chiswick Flower Market takes place just off Chiswick High Road at the Old Market Place.
In celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, this month’s flower market is set to be extra special with a Victorian carousel, Punch & Judy theatre, brass band, and children’s craft activities, together with the huge selection of flower and plant stands.
The flower market opens at 9am and closes at 3.30pm.
Living in West London
With street parties dotted across the area and multiple community events it’s of little surprise that the quality of life on offer here in West London is one of the key factors given by those looking to move to the area.
If you’re looking to buy, sell, let, or rent a property in West London please do get in touch to discuss your plans, without obligation.