Family & Special Events

Festival Opening Fun at Old Laundry Yard with Open Cell & Friends

Come and join us for a fun filled afternoon at the Old Laundry Yard, hosted by HF ArtsFest, Open Cell & Friends. Find out more about the festival and what’s on offer for the next 9 days. Families welcome!
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Saturday 1 June, 1pm-5pm
Old Laundry Yard
Free, booking optional

Westfield Presents

An afternoon of family entertainment at Westfield Shopping Centre
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Saturday 1 June, 12pm - 5pm
Westfield
Free

HF ArtsFest X Huddle exhibition

Come and view local artists' work at Hammersmith's newest co-working brand Huddle! Open throughout the Festival.
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Saturday 1 and 8 June & Sunday 2 and 9 June: 12 - 4pm; Mon - Fri 12 - 3pm (times subject to change, pls check before visiting)
Huddle
Free

The Periodic Table Banner Project

Happy 150th Birthday, Periodic Table! Emma Davis of Riverside Artists Group and local families celebrate the Periodic Table on street banners outside White City station. Unmissable!
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Throughout the festival
White City underground station
Free

Immersive Storytelling

Students from the RCA's M.A. course in Digital Direction team up with Yomi Ayeni, to create stories that draw upon connections with the local community
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Dates tbc
Old Laundry Yard, Shepherd's Bush Market

Bring a Record / Reggae Heritage Exhibition

BassCultureUK are bringing parts of their amazing exhibition about Jamaican music in London and UK to West London's most legendary record shop Peckings. Drop in to see pictures, posters and flyers on display AND come and share your own connection!
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Tuesday 4 June - Saturday 8 June, 3pm - 7pm
Peckings Studio One
Free

Panel Discussion: The Beauty of Difference

The ‘Bush’ and Hammersmith and Fulham as a whole have a rich cultural history of people that have impacted British and world culture through sports, politics and the arts. Jerome Ince Mitchell will facilitate conversations that highlight the positivity of difference through the concept of Otherness, bringing together 3 young artists/curators who have been working from inside art institutions addressing issues of representation and challenging institutional narratives.
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Wednesday 5 June, 7.30pm - 9.30pm
The Script Library, Bush Theatre
Free

Creative Movement for parents/carers and children under 5

West London based choreographer Trish Okenwa will deliver a movement workshop for parents and children under 5 inspired by her choreographic work about caring.
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7th June 2019, 9:30 - 11:00am
Charecroft Community Hall
£2 for adult, £0 for children + booking fee

Mary Mendy and Khadija Saye Carer's Awards with Adeplayhouse

In remembrance of Mary Mendy and Khadija Saye, Adeplayhouse will honour people and organisations who have dedicated their time to help the vulnerable people in the Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.
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Friday 7 June, 12pm - 3pm
St Mungo's Centre
Free

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.
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Friday 7 June: Exhibition Opening 6-9pm, Saturday 8 June 10 - 6pm, Sunday 9 June 10 - 4pm
Re:Centre
Free, ticket required

River to River, Coast to Coast

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.
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Saturday 8 June, 10.30am - 12.30pm
Re:Centre
£3

JOY Celebration - The Unity Choir on Lyric Square

Come and watch the Unity Choir perform songs they have composed in 2 free spectacular outdoor performances!
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Saturday 8 June, 12pm and 3pm
Lyric Square
Free

Bass Culture Film Showing

A documentary featuring the voices of four generations of African-Caribbean and black British cultural producers - musicians, songwriters, DJs, sound system crews, and industry professionals.
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Saturday 8 June, 7pm
The Pocket Watch
FREE

Sisters of Reggae Meet Peckings

Saturday night fun and dancing with reggae DJs at Pocket Watch
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Saturday 8 June, 8.30pm onwards
The Pocket Watch

Big Red Bus on Ravenscourt Park

The Big Red Bus visits Ravenscourt Park!
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Sunday 9 June, 12pm - 4pm
Ravenscourt Park
FREE