What's On

Make sure you don't miss out on the best child, mum and family events this month and into the future, with our handy calendar!

Chiswick Pier Trust River Dipping

areas:Chiswick
Date: Friday 31st October 2014
Times: 12.30pm until 2.30pm
Location: W4 2UG
Halloween Special - River dipping with added goosebumps.

Halloween Pumpkin Carving Competition

areas:Chiswick Fulham Ealing
Date: Friday 31st October 2014
Times: 3pm to 5pm
Location: W1A 1ER
Hurrah! It’s the Annual Hallowe’en Pumpkin Carving Competition.

Halloween Horrors - Bedfont Lakes

areas:Chiswick Ealing
Date: Friday 31st October 2014
Times: 6pm until 9pm
Location: TW14 8QA
Join the Rangers and the creatures of the night on our Halloween horrors spooky walk.

Gunnersbury goblin hunt!

areas:Chiswick Ealing
Date: Friday 31st October 2014
Times: 10am until 3pm
Location: W3 8LQ
Join us for spooky goblin stories and make your own scary shadow puppet to take home.

Half Term Halloween Family Play Activities

areas:Chiswick Fulham
Date: Thursday 30th October 2014
Times: 10am until 4pm
Location: W6 OUL
Family fun this half - make natural Halloween decorations and crafts, play games and explore the autumn garden.

Horse-Drawn Halloween Rides

areas:Chiswick Fulham Ealing
From: 30/10/14 to 01/11/14
Location: SW14 8BJ
Imagine the sombre steps of a horse-drawn dray approaching as you stand at the locked Sheen Gate...

Hammersmith Halloween Event

areas:Chiswick Fulham
From: 29/10/14 to 31/10/14
Location: W6 0NB
Get ready for a half-term full of spooky surprises as Hammersmith is the place to be this Halloween.

Discovery Day - Go Batty for Bats

areas:Chiswick Fulham Ealing
From: 29/10/14 to 30/10/14
Times: 11am until 3pm
Location: W2 2UH
Batty about bats? Drop in to our free discovery days any time between 11 and 3 and separate bat fact from bat fiction!

Gunnersbury Park Autumn Leaves

areas:Chiswick Ealing
Date: Wednesday 29th October 2014
Times: 11am - 12.30pm and 1.30 - 3pm
Location: W3 8LQ
Autumn Leaves - Join us for an Autumn-inspired family craft workshop.

Storystock

areas:Chiswick Fulham Ealing
From: 28/10/14 to 30/10/14
Location: W12 8LJ
STORYSTOCK, the travelling storytelling circus for families and children 4-13 yrs is back in Shepherd's Bush.

Why the Universe ought to be weirder

areas:Chiswick Fulham Ealing
Date: Monday 27th October 2014
Times: 6pm until 7.30pm
Location: W1S 4BS
Andrew Pontzen will introduce the stranger side of the cosmos, but then argue that these things are not so weird after all.

Funharmonics

areas:Chiswick Fulham Ealing
Date: Sunday 26th October 2014
Times: Activities start at 10.00am
Location: SE1 7TP
New music to accompany Roald Dahl’s hilarious masterpiece, The Toad and the Snail.

Southfield School Car Boot Sale

areas:Chiswick
Date: Sunday 26th October 2014
Times: 8.30am until 12.30
Location: W4 1BD
One of the borough's friendliest car boot sales. All the money taken at the gate goes to supporting the school.

Osterley House Pumpkin Festival

areas:Chiswick Fulham Ealing
From: 25/10/14 to 26/10/14
Times: 12pm - 4pm
Location: TW7 4RB
This Halloween take part in silly games, carve your very own scary pumpkin and listen to spooky stories.

Chiswick House Pumpkin Party

areas:Chiswick
Date: Saturday 25th October 2014
Times: 4pm until 6.30pm
Location: W4 2RP
Come in costume with carved pumpkins to be displayed and lit up as it gets dark!

Halloween Experience

areas:Chiswick Fulham Ealing
From: 25/10/14 to 26/10/14
Times: 4.30pm until 9.30pm
Location: N1 9RT
Experience The Halloween Trip - a unique trip through Islington Tunnel on a narrowboat with a friendly witch !!

Boo at the Zoo

areas:Chiswick Fulham Ealing
From: 25/10/14 to 02/11/14
Location: NW1 4RY
Get set for a host of spooky goings on at ZSL London Zoo this Halloween half term!

Ham House Halloween

areas:Chiswick Fulham Ealing
From: 25/10/14 to 02/11/14
Times: Various - see listing
Location: TW10 7RS
From ghost tours, to art activities and pumpkin soup in our café, there's plenty for everyone this Hallowe'en season...

BBC Good Food Bakes & Cakes Show

areas:Chiswick Fulham Ealing
From: 25/10/14 to 27/10/14
Times: Sat/Mon: 9.30am until 6.30pm; Sun: 10am until 6pm
Location: N1 0QH
Packed with baking, bread-making and cake-crafting demonstrations, free master classes, shopping and more.

The Baby Show

areas:Chiswick Fulham Ealing
From: 24/10/14 to 26/10/14
Times: 10am until 5.30pm
Location: W14 8UX.
The UK’s leading pregnancy and parenting event; an essential part of the journey into parenthood for over 10 years.

BBC Symphony Orchestra Plus Family Workshop

areas:Chiswick Fulham Ealing
Date: Friday 24th October 2014
Location: EC1R 0DS
A free family-friendly workshop to the music in the BBC Symphony Orchestra’s concert, including a £5 ticket offer.

Whisk Kids Halloween

areas:Chiswick
From: 21/10/14 to 29/10/14
Times: (21/22 and 28/29 October)
Location: W4 2EU
Spooky Baking! 11am until 4pm each day. Free!

RCM Sparks Family Discovery: Great Classics

areas:Chiswick Fulham Ealing
Date: Sunday 19th October 2014
Location: SW7 2BS
Experience the Great Classics as a family with this fun workshop and performance package.

Diwali Festival

areas:Chiswick Fulham Ealing
Date: Sunday 12th October 2014
Location: SW1Y 5AY
Everyone’s invited to come and celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, in London’s famous Trafalgar Square.

Apples, Pears and Pumpkins Festival

areas:Chiswick Fulham
Date: Saturday 11th October 2014
Times: 11am until 3pm
Location: W6 OUL
Apple themed games, tastings, preserves sale, bring your apples for juicing.

Oxjam

areas:Chiswick
Date: Saturday 11th October 2014
1 day, 7 venues, 100 bands, 1500 people, 1 great cause, Oxfam GB.

Family Fun Day: Blood

areas:Chiswick Fulham Ealing
Date: Saturday 11th October 2014
Times: Drop in between 11am and 4pm
Location: W1S 4BS
Family Fun Day: Blood. Join us on a journey through the stream of life at our hands-on event all about blood.

Technopop

areas:Chiswick Fulham Ealing
From: 08/10/14 to 02/11/14
Location: E20
Technopop is an exciting pop-up Science, Technology and Innovation Festival aimed at 6 – 19 year olds.

Gunnersbury Triangle's Fascinating Fungi

areas:Chiswick
Date: Sunday 5th October 2014
Times: 2pm until 4.30pm
Location: W4 5LW
Explore Gunnersbury Triangle's fungi on this guided walk and close up investigation with expert, Alick Henrici. FREE!

Chiswick Car Boot Sale

areas:Chiswick Fulham Ealing
Date: Sunday 5th October 2014
Times: Early
Location: W4 3UN
One of the most successful car boot sales in the South East!

The Big Draw at Fulham Palace

areas:Fulham
Date: Sunday 5th October 2014
Times: 10am until 2pm
Location: SW6 6EA
During our celebration of the national Big Draw event, try your hand at still life drawing! Free, no booking necessary.

Kew Village Community Market

areas:Chiswick Fulham Ealing
Date: Sunday 5th October 2014
Times: 10am until 2pm
Location: TW9 3PZ
The Market normally has between 32 and 36 stalls, the majority being food related, plus craft stalls and charity stalls..

Harvestival 2014

areas:Chiswick
Date: Saturday 4th October 2014
Times: 10.30am until 3pm
Location: W6 9BE
St Peter's Church Street Fair! hot food, live music and dancing, sideshows for kids, tombola, plants, fancy dress and more...

The Cake & Bake Show

areas:Chiswick Fulham Ealing
From: 03/10/14 to 05/10/14
Location: SW5 9TA
Join us for three days of inspiration and baking madness! Live bake-offs, skills classes and more. Book now!