Chiswick House and Gardens
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Burlington Lane, Chiswick, London, W4 2RP

EVENTS AT CHISWICK HOUSE AND GARDENS 2024

FAMILY
House Trail
24 May – 1 October, Thursday - Sunday
Chiswick House, our 18th Century Villa, contains an amazing collection of historic art and is a showcase of design. Pick up a free copy of our Family Trail and special audio guide for kids, to keep the whole family engaged. And why not practice your own architecture skills alongside our Lego brick ™ model of Chiswick House?

Family Fridays
August & September 2024, Fridays
Come spend your summer holidays in the haven that is Chiswick House & Gardens. There’s so much to see, including our flourishing Kitchen Garden. Families can get half price entry on Fridays in August and September with the code FamilyFriday24 – book online or ask at the ticket desk.
Book here: Visiting with kids - Chiswick House & Gardens (chiswickhouseandgardens.org.uk)

Gardening Together
Wednesday 29 May 2024 to Friday 31 May 2024
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Everyone is invited to get their hands dirty this May half-term and garden with us. Join us in our beautiful historic gardens: get outside, do something brilliant for your local community, learn new skills and meet new people. This event is fun for all, including families. Taking place in the Kitchen Garden and elsewhere in the grounds, you can get involved in a range of spring gardening activities.

https://chiswickhouseandgardens.org.uk/event/gardening-together/

THEATRE
Gifford’s Circus presents AVALON
Thursday 6 June 2024 to Sunday 23 June 2024
Multiple performances through the day
Every summer, Giffords Circus travels to the bright lights of London to entertain the crowds, this year the circus will bring a brand new show AVALON by acclaimed Director Cal McCrystal. The circus, described as a national treasure in the UK, will be visiting Chiswick as their only stop in London on Thursday 6 – Sunday 23 June. As determined as ever to delight, Giffords Circus will weave together a cast of acrobats, magicians, musicians and clowns from all over the world in a show that will combine poetry, music and performing arts all set on the mythical island of AVALON. Fun for all the family!
https://chiswickhouseandgardens.org.uk/event/giffords-circus-2024/

The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle by Illyria Theatre
Wednesday 21 August 2024
02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Illyria Theatre are returning to Chiswick House with their new fun-filled family musical! Hugh Lofting’s timeless classic celebrates empathy, inspiring us all to see the world through the eyes of animals. Doctor Dolittle leads a simple life as a village doctor. But one day, with the help of his wise old parrot Polynesia, he makes an extraordinary discovery: that he can talk to animals!
All child ticket holders are entitled to a £4 Kids Picnic Lunch from Chiswick House Café. Just show your ticket at the café tills. The lunch includes a sandwich, fruit, juice & biscuit. Grab your lunch and then head down to the Picnic Area to enjoy your picnic and enjoy the show!
https://chiswickhouseandgardens.org.uk/event/the-adventures-of-doctor-dottle-by-illyria-theatre/

The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck by Quantum Theatre
Wednesday 31 July 2024
02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
New for 2024, Quantum Theatre come to Chiswick House & Gardens with a delightful new adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s much-loved tale — The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck.
All child ticket holders are entitled to a £4 Kids Picnic Lunch from Chiswick House Café. Just show your ticket at the café tills. The lunch includes a sandwich, fruit, juice & biscuit. Grab your lunch and then head down to the Picnic Area to enjoy your picnic and enjoy the show!
https://chiswickhouseandgardens.org.uk/event/the-tale-of-jemima-puddle-duck-by-quantum-theatre/

Hamlet by The Lord Chamberlain’s Men
Wednesday 3 July 2024
07:00 PM – 09:30 PM
Come see this classic play performed as Shakespeare meant it to be, all in the stunning setting of Chiswick House & Gardens. Bring a chair and a picnic and prepare to be entertained and transported by The Lord Chamberlain’s Men. With a history stretching back to William Shakespeare’s original company, they present this great play as he first saw it – in the open air, with an all male cast and Elizabethan costumes, music and dance.

https://chiswickhouseandgardens.org.uk/event/the-lord-chamberlains-men-hamlet/

FESTIVALS
Pub in the Park
Friday 28 June, Saturday 29 June & Sunday 30 June 2024
11:30 am – 10:30pm
New chefs. New Artists. New dishes. New mainstage moments. New drinks. New areas. New experiences… A brand new Pub In The Park is set to return to Chiswick between 28 – 30 June.
https://chiswickhouseandgardens.org.uk/event/pub-in-the-park-3/

Happy Place
Saturday 13 July 2024 & Sunday 14 July 2024
08:30 am – 06:00 PM
Happy Place Festival returns for 2024 with a thoughtfully curated Festival programme which promises to uplift, inspire and invigorate.
A nourishing, feel-good and inclusive festival experience offering a rich programme immersive workshops, thought provoking talks, exclusive live podcasts, expressive arts spaces, massage and relaxation areas, independent wellness brands, sound healing sessions and much more

Much admired and loved award-winning podcaster, best-selling author, long-standing broadcaster, founder Fearne Cotton is joined by Dawn O’Porter, Jason Donovan, Denise Van Outen, Rob da Bank, and Richie Norton who will feature as part of the festival line up, taking part in a variety of talks, workshops, live podcasts and DJ set.

https://chiswickhouseandgardens.org.uk/event/happy-place-festival-2024/

Ben & Jerry’s Sundaes In The Park Festival
Saturday 27 July 2024
12:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Head to Chiswick House & Gardens for the sweetest festival line-up of live music from this summer’s coolest artists, cabaret and unlimited ice cream. nd the sweetest part; all proceeds from ticket sales will support Ben & Jerry’s charity partners advocating for refugee rights! Catch Shingai from the Noisettes for a headline set that’ll be sure to get you moo-ving. The whipped top stage will be hosted by Guilty Pleasures and feature performances by ADMT, Mungos Hi-Fi, Cuban Brothers, London Afrobeat Collective and many s’more, get crafty in The Social Mission space, make a DIY s’more on an open campfire in The S’moreground and try your luck at the larger than life ice cream inspired games the Scoop-tacular Giant Games Zone.
Please note, this is an 18+ event. Please bring your ID.

https://chiswickhouseandgardens.org.uk/event/ben-jerrys-sundaes-in-the-park-festival/

National Prosecco Week Festival
Saturday 17 August & Sunday 18 August 2024
12:00 pm – 07:00 pm

For the ultimate Dolce Vita weekend… Join Prosecco DOC at Chiswick House & Gardens this National Prosecco Week to celebrate Britain’s favourite bubbles! Visit this free event in our Garden Pavilion to experience the true taste of Italy. You can pop by and enjoy a glass of bubbly (or other beverages), browse the stalls of mouth-watering Italian produce and enjoy a summer afternoon in the gardens. If you want to immerse yourself further, why not book onto one of the many free workshops happening throughout the weekend.
National Prosecco Week Festival - Chiswick House & Gardens (chiswickhouseandgardens.org.uk)

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