From 7-8 June, 2019, Buzz from the Bush and the Frestonian Gallery will come together in an exciting collaboration of prints venerating Frestonia and its surrounding artistic history. Come and see come see photography, prints and poetry inspired by the Shepherd's Bush squatters who in 1977 declared themselves an independent state - right where it happened!
Come and experience an evening of JOY where we explore dance. Take the opportunity to see some dance groups present their work from Kdyoga & Dance, YoungAmici, Amici Dance Theatre Company and Dance West.
Ongoing throughout the festival; launch events on Saturday 1 June at 3pm and 4pm
100th Year Anniversary of Ustad Alla Rakha - Day 1
The Alla Rakha Foundation Presents Two Days of 100th year Birth Anniversary of Ustad Alla Rakha Khan - the Tabla Legend.On this first evening of this spectacular celebration, his musical legacy will be celebrated by his son Fazal Qureshi paying homage with artists from India and UK!
Guest speakers and artists discuss and display works that focus on issues affecting our waterways and the environment, and particularly inspired by the Devonshire coast, the Strait of Malacca and the River Thames. Organised by Story of Books and Re:Centre.
Celtic Caribbean Crossings: A Night of Irish-Afro Caribbean Music Fusion
The internationally acclaimed Caribbean, Jazz and Guyanese musician, Keith Waithe, will take to the stage with the innovative and gifted Irish musician Jacqueline Hynes. his night promises to be one of the best Foot Stomping extravaganzas in London town!
PHOTO POP-UP: Get your pics holiday and festival ready!
Bring a camera and get your photos ready for holiday and festival season! Learn how to get the best from your pics and be camera-confident. This interactive workshop covers all the tools for better pictures; includes settings, photo composition examples, and participants will be outside for part of the session.
Austin Forum is delighted to exhibit Color Motet, inspired by the musical composition - or motet - Spem in Alium (“In No Other Is My Hope”). The video installation is a work by Mark Dean, artist and Anglican priest. Projected onto Julian Stair’s monumental altar at St Augustine’s Catholic Church in Hammersmith, the work continues the artist’s exploration in recent years of the liturgical potential of his work.
Exhibition: Thursday to Sunday, 6 to 16 June, 1pm-6pm. Artists Talk: Saturday 8 June, 4pm-6pm
Central Space Gallery
MARGINAL - photography exhibition
History unfolds with stories being told, some of these remain at the margins. MARGINAL is a photography exhibition that draws attention and brings people to focus on the stories of social, political and human relevance happening in parallel, alongside and/or hidden from mainstream narratives. Curated by Cinzia D'Ambrosi, photojournalist.
Saturday 8 June - Doors open at 8pm for the first evening live music set. Sunday 9 June - Doors open at 1pm for the daytime programme until 6.30pm. Doors reopen at 7.30pm for the evening live music set.
Hedgehogs Don't Live in the City!
Join Cat & Hutch for an interactive storytelling show of Lucy Reynolds' book, Hedgehogs Don't Live in the City, and go on an educational adventure where you'll learn all about our little spiky friends that we find in our city and how to care for them.
Hammersmith United Charities - Artists in Residence
This year Hammersmith United Charities partners up with Pekoe Mellow Tea House in beautiful Brackenbury Village for an art exhibition! Join them for a cup of tea and enjoy the colourful world of local artists.