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Lyric Fest returns to Hammersmith for a karaoke jam and family day


Evening sing-a-long party and BBQ all part of Lyric Theatre weekendYou’re invited to a mass karaoke session in Lyric Square. It’s one of the highlights of this year’s free Lyric Fest in Hammersmith. Now in its fourth year, the two-day event hosted by the Lyric…

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Three men and a Panda set off for Mongolia


Hammersmith landscape pro Hew Stevenson grabs his mates and heads out for charity-inspired road tripHeard the story about the three middle-aged blokes who drove a Fiat Panda 11,000 miles from London to Mongolia? No, us neither. But this tall tale is about to become…

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Headaches in King Street as gas works begin at Hammersmith Broadway


Motorists in Hammersmith are braced for months of disruption as gas works begin in King StreetGas distributor Cadent Gas is working to replace their 18-inch cast iron main in Hammersmith. Although King Street will remain open to traffic, there will be times when…

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Have a riverside stroll and enjoy the Arts & Crafts legends of Hammersmith


New Thames trail guide highlights the rich artistic heritage of W6The trail – designed for families who want to enjoy a walk while learning a little more about local history – reveals how many artists and craftsmen were drawn to Hammersmith in the late 19th century…

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Hammersmith’s iconic bridge will take years to repair


Cyclists rejoice while motorists are in despair. What is going on with Hammersmith Bridge and when will it be fixed?Hammersmith & Fulham Council and the Mayor of London have spent the week talking about the future of Hammersmith Bridge. The result? It will take…

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Lavish performance from next generation’s principal dancers on Turnham Green


Masterminded by retired Lead Principal of the English National Ballet and W4 local, the exclusive event will feature live music, singing and jaw dropping danceIf you’re a lover of the arts, don’t miss this coming Saturday’s Masters of Ballet Academy event on…

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Take One Wall…


A masterclass from Artists At HomeArt has the power to transform a space and create an entirely different atmosphere within your home. To prove the point, Artists at Home and Horton and Garton decorated the same white wall, courtesy of The Hogarth Club in……

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Artists at Home: Interview with Hammersmith painter Ben Johnson


The artists of Chiswick, Hammersmith and Shepherds Bush throw open their doors again this weekend, giving you the chance to tour their studios and meet the creative talents.Artists at Home covers 63 studios featuring painting, drawing, sculpture, photography,…

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Diary of an Estate Agent: It is survival of the fittest


Independent local agents are stealing the march on their corporate competitors. And long may it continue, says John Horton. New figures show that 284 offices of estate agents shut down last year – which represents 3.4% of the total number of estate agency offices in…

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ArtsFest is back with packed nine-day festival


The festival celebrates the fantastic work of local artists with a series of (mostly) free eventsThis year’s festival runs from June 1 to 9. As ever, it’s supported by H&F Council and includes exhibitions, drama, live music, film screenings, walking tours and…

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