Kids and family events

The Big Red Comes to Town!

Watch out for the Big Red as it tours the Borough on Saturday 2nd to kick start the 5th HF ArtsFest! Hosting a programme of exhibitions, children's shows and entertainment from Sunday 3rd to Wed 6th on Shepherd's Bush Green, Thu 7th to Sat 9th in Bishop's Park and on Sun 10th in Ravenscourt Park for the Unity Day Celebration.
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2nd-10th June 2018
Hammersmith & Fulham
Free

Kite Studios Workshop

Inclusive workshop for adults of a range of needs and ability exploring different art mediums from clay to printmaking
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Friday 1 June 2018 2.30 - 4pm
Kite Studios
£15

Cat & Hutch - The Remarkable Rocket

Cat & Hutch is a storytelling company dedicated to bringing children's stories to life! Whether that be through our theatre shows, workshops or storytelling events, our aim is to inspire children to get excited about books and reading.
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Saturday 2nd June 11am & 2pm
Bush Theatre
Adult £10; Kids £7; Family (4) £25

Youth Graffiti Workshop

St Alban's Fulham Youth is hosting a Graffiti workshop. During the afternoon, young people will have the opportunity to get creative and have a go at spray painting with professional graffiti artists. You can create a piece of art to take away with you, and work together on a large board. Young People ages 8-18yrs. Free
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Saturday 2 June 2-4 pm
St Alban's Fulham, Church
Free

Youth Drum Workshop

St Alban's Fulham Youth is hosting a drum workshop. During the afternoon, young people will have the opportunity learn simple rhythms and play together as a group. Hands on fun experience…clapping, stomping, and learning how to play djembes drums. This is a workshop for all abilities, so no previous drums experience needed. Young People ages 8-18yrs Free
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Sunday 3 June 2-3.30pm
St Alban's Fulham, Church
Free

Arts & Entertainment Afternoon

Following last year's success, this very popular community event celebrates local artists with a programme of music, dance, circus, fun and games for young and old at the Hammersmith Town Hall from 2-5pm on Sunday 3rd June. As we are keen to invite more community groups to enjoy this FREE event (afternoon tea included), please contact clck on line below or Email Sam info@hf-artsfest.com to arrange tickets.
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Sunday 3 June 2 - 5pm
Hammersmith Town Hall
Free

Cat & Hutch - My Father's Dragon

Have you ever met a talking cat? Well, neither had Elmer Elevator - until one snowy day, when chance would have it that he would stumble across one in an alley way. This talking cat told Elmer all about a baby dragon, being held captive on Wild Island. Join Elmer and Cat on their journey to Wild Island and encounter many Wild Animals along the way, including a messy-maned lion, an itchy gorilla and a sweet-toothed crocodile, as Cat & Hutch bring Ruth Stiles Gannett's adventure story to life!
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Monday 4 June 4.30 - 5.30 pm
Big Red Festival Bus
Free

Cat & Hutch - My Father's Dragon

Have you ever met a talking cat? Well, neither had Elmer Elevator - until one snowy day, when chance would have it that he would stumble across one in an alley way. This talking cat told Elmer all about a baby dragon, being held captive on Wild Island. Join Elmer and Cat on their journey to Wild Island and encounter many Wild Animals along the way, including a messy-maned lion, an itchy gorilla and a sweet-toothed crocodile, as Cat & Hutch bring Ruth Stiles Gannett's adventure story to life!
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Friday 8 June 4.30 - 5.30pm
Big Read Festival Bus
Free

Rockin' the Community - CANCELLED

Unfortunately due to unforseen circumstances this event has had to be cancelled. They will try and put this on later this year.
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Saturday 9 June 3 PM - 7 PM
All Saints Fulham

Music And Movement

Bring your babies along to our drop-in sessions in Shepherd's Bush. Musical play, songs and dance activities delightfully engage babies and their loved adults. Enjoy live instruments, colourful resources and skilfully woven activities. 9:45am for 1 - 2 years old; 10:30am for 2 - 3 years old; 11:30am for 6 weeks to 1 years.
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Wednesday 6th and Friday 8th June 9.45am - 12.05pm
The Music House For Children
£8

Glasshouses Ravenscourt Park

The Glasshouses in Ravenscourt Park will be open to the public as part of Open Garden Squares Weekend on 9th and 10th of June. Over 200 green spaces – many usually closed to the public – will open their gates for public enjoyment and discovery. With the purchase of a Weekend ticket, you can explore London's urban gardens, and enjoy a host of activities and experiences for all the family. FREE FOR LOCAL RESIDENTS ON UNITY DAY 10 JUNE!
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Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 June 10am -4pm.
Ravenscourt Park Glasshouses
Adult £15; Student £12; Young Person (12-18) £8; Kids Free

Saturday Storymakers - Minions Play-in-a-Day

Join the Saturday Storymakers for another creative ‘Play-in-a-Day’ drama workshop with a Minions theme! Create your own character, make masks and costumes and then perform to family and friends! Suitable for all children aged 7-11, including children with social difficulties such as autism, aspergers or ADHD.
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Saturday 9 June 10.30am - 12.30pm
Edward Woods Community Centre
Free

Thread and Word

Thread and Word uses walking and textiles to bring together people to take part in collaborative events highlighting social issues and sharing stories. More info: https://www.facebook.com/ThreadandWord/ This event highlights the 2018 walk by Refugee Tales, campaigning to end the unlimited detention of asylum seekers in the Uk
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Sunday 10th June 12 - 4pm
Ravenscourt Park (Unity Day)
Free

Unity Day

We are delighted to announce that HF ArtsFest will be programming the 3rd Unity Day Celebration this year in Ravenscourt Park on Sunday 10th June from 12pm-6.30pm with a mix of music, dance, circus and interactive events for all the family. Local community groups can also promote their work by booking one of the Free stalls so, please email Sam if you are interested info@hf-artsfest.com
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Sunday 10 June 12 - 6.30pm
Ravenscourt Park
Free

Ella the Great

Watch out for Ella the Great, H&F's favourite clown, performing on the Big Red Bus during 4-9th and at Unity Day on Sunday 10th June between 12.00-5.00 p.m. Lots of fun for the little ones!
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Sunday 10 June between 12 - 5 p.m.
Ravenscourt Park
Free

Artist and Face Painting

Artist & Face Painter extraordinaire will be creating imaginative and unique faces for the children on Unity Day between 12.00-5.00 p.m
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Sunday 10 June 12 - 5 pm
Ravenscourt Park
Free

Mangrove Steelband

The very popular Mangrove Steelband will be entertaining the crowds at the Unity Day Celebration on Sunday 10th June 12.00--5.00 p.m.
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Sunday 10 June 12 - 5pm
Ravenscourt Park
Free

Albert and Friends Instant Circus

PART OF UNITY DAY IN RAVENSCOURT PARK. Albert & Friends Instant Circus presents highlights of their new 2018 show “This is where we’re at.” Pack full of exciting and beautiful circus skills, ranging from unicycle salsa to silent movie slapstick. The young people of A&FIC have been devising the show alongside up and coming circus professionals and long-standing performing members of the A&FIC troupe.
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Sunday 10 June 12 - 5pm
Ravenscourt Park
Free