Tuesday 11 July 2023

Japanese Garden Community Day 6 August 2023

The Japanese Garden at Hammersmith Park is hosting its annual Community Day on Sunday 6th August from 12.30pm to 5.30pm.  

The Japanese Garden Community Day will feature Japanese-themed activities for families and children.  Last year's events included origami lessons, a treasure trail, a Japanese calligraphy workshop, Japanese music, a "haiku walk", and Japanese sweets and snacks.

The Community Day is a family-friendly annual event, held to celebrate improvements to the garden such as the 2018 installation of new Japanese-style gates and rows of traditional stone lanterns.

The Japanese Garden at Hammersmith Park dates from 1910, and is the chief legacy of the Japanese-British Exhibition that took place in White City.

Don't forget to bring a picnic.

Monday 10 July 2023

Free Table Tennis at TV Centre

Table Tennis at TV Centre
TV Centre on Wood Lane have put up some big screens for visitors to watch Wimbledon, and also a number of table tennis tables for some summer entertainment. 

TV Centre even provide table tennis bats and balls (though it's advisable to bring your own; these have a tendency to wander off). 

Tuesday 4 July 2023

Ukraine Open House Friday 7 July

On Friday 7 July The Ukrainian Open House will be held from 3.30 to 6.30pm at 30-32 Bradmore Park Rd, W6 0DT. The Open House events take place monthly, and are open to everyone - with Ukrainians being especially welcome. 

On Friday 9th of June the eighth Ukrainian Open House was hosted by the Hammersmith Business Meeting

Other attenders include local volunteers, a number of Councillors, the Ukrainian Embassy, the LBHF Refugee team, the Red Cross and the EERC (East European Resource Centre).

The Open House events offer opportunity to meet friendly faces and talk to English people who know the local area as well as to Ukrainians who are learning navigate their way around the UK and how the various systems work. 

All are welcome. The event is free.