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Chiswick Authors - Emma Juhasz

Chiswick Authors - Emma Juhasz

Local author Emma Juhasz is writing a series of books for children as a primer for career choice. Her latest book "What Do Vets Do?...

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Chiswick Authors - John Grigg

Chiswick Authors - John Grigg

Local historian John Grigg's book All Quiet In The Western Suburbs looks at what happened locally and what happened to service personnel in the First...

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Sexy Laundry UK Premiere At The Tabard Theatre Chiswick

Sexy Laundry UK Premiere At The Tabard Theatre Chiswick

The Tabard Theatre in Chiswick is proud to host the UK premiere of Michele Riml's Sexy Laundry. We catch up with rehearsals for a sneak...

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Chiswick Authors - Emma Bache

Chiswick Authors - Emma Bache

Graphologist Emma Bache is one of the many local authors celebrated at the Chiswick Book Festival local authors party 2018. In her book, Reading Between...

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Chiswick Authors - Molly Arbuthnott

Chiswick Authors - Molly Arbuthnott

Primary School teacher Molly Arbuthnott talks about Oscar The Ferry Cat - one of two books which feature Oscar the cat and his adventures in...

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Cookbook Festival Whets The Appetite Of Chiswick Foodies

Cookbook Festival Whets The Appetite Of Chiswick Foodies

The very first Cookbook Festival celebrated a taste of success at the launch in Chiswick alongside the ever popular Chiswick Book Festival. The cookbook festival...

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Chiswick Authors - Amer Anwar

Chiswick Authors - Amer Anwar

Amer Anwar is one of many local authors celebrated at the Chiswick Book Festival local authors party 2018. Here, Amer has just two minutes to...

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Roger McGough at Chiswick Book Festival Poetry Competition

Roger McGough at Chiswick Book Festival Poetry Competition

Poet and broadcaster Roger McGough presented prizes at the 8th Young People's Poetry Competition which is organised by ChiswickW4.com as part of the Chiswick Book...

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Chiswick Book Festival 2018 Launches with Vanity Fair

Chiswick Book Festival 2018 Launches with Vanity Fair

The 2018 Chiswick Book Festival launched at Chiswick House with a fascinating discussion about local author William Thackeray and his first novel, Vanity Fair. We...

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Chiswick Book Festival Celebrates Local Authors in 2018

Chiswick Book Festival Celebrates Local Authors in 2018

A whole new edition of local Chiswick authors were celebrated at Waterstones, Chiswick on Wednesday evening to an audience of over 100. Twenty local authors...

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Meet The Teaspoons at Chiswick's Tabard Theatre

Meet The Teaspoons at Chiswick's Tabard Theatre

The Teaspoon Family are coming to West London in a fun filled theatrical adventure the whole family can enjoy. Inspired by Lotte Moore’s children’s book The...

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Nonesuch Orchestra & Ballet4life at Bedford Park Festival

Nonesuch Orchestra & Ballet4life at Bedford Park Festival

Nonesuch Orchestra & Ballet4life team up and perform "Apollo and the Muses" with local school children for The Bedford Park Festival. This programme is desgined...

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A Snapshot of Chiswick's Artists at Home

A Snapshot of Chiswick's Artists at Home

Dozens of artists and craft-workers open their home-based studios to the public across Chiswick, Hammersmith & Shepherds Bush. Kerri speaks with 3 artists in Chiswick...

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Lotte Moore Gets 'In The Fast Lane' with New Book

Lotte Moore Gets 'In The Fast Lane' with New Book

Lotte Moore releases her very first adult novel 'In The Fast Lane' about millenials living life in a rush, resulting in less time for their...

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'Perfect Pitch' for The Bedford Park Festival

'Perfect Pitch' for The Bedford Park Festival

The XV Theatre Company are delighted to have been invited back for a fourth year as ‘theatre company in residence’ for the Bedford Park Festival...

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ArtsEd Prepares To Premiere 'Reactor'

ArtsEd Prepares To Premiere 'Reactor'

ArtsEd's BA students prepare for their final show 'Reactor'. Two brilliant young nuclear chemists arrive on a remote Scottish island to work on a revolutionary project...

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ArtsEd Prepares To Premiere 'This Is'

ArtsEd Prepares To Premiere 'This Is'

ArtsEd's BA students prepare for their final show 'This Is'. For Kellie, growing up in a family she doesn’t like and a world that doesn’t expect...

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St Michael's Players Take a Fresh Look at The Long Road

St Michael's Players Take a Fresh Look at The Long Road

St Michael's Players in Chiswick is one of the longest established theatre groups in London and will shortly be celebrating seventy years of treading the...

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Local Artists in Contemporary Art Sale At Chiswick Auctions

Local Artists in Contemporary Art Sale At Chiswick Auctions

The work of local artists, including Bernard Myers, Sir Peter Blake and Mary Fedden feature in a the latest sale at Chiswick Auctions. Head of...

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Sophie, Ben and Other Problems at The Tabard

Sophie, Ben and Other Problems at The Tabard

Sophie, Ben and Other Problems is a new play which is launching at the Tabard Theatre in Chiswick next week. Production company TASC (The After...

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Lotte's Childhood Memories of The War Adapted For The Stage

Lotte's Childhood Memories of The War Adapted For The Stage

Chiswick children's writer Lotte Moore has had great success with her book Lotte's War which has now been adapted for the stage and will be...

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Ross Shines The Spotlight On Opera In Chiswick

Ross Shines The Spotlight On Opera In Chiswick

Former Royal Ballet pianist and new local resident Ross Alley runs a series of opera lectures at St Michael and All Angels Church in Chiswick...

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Local Author R D Dikstra Finds Success With Captain Bobo

Local Author R D Dikstra Finds Success With Captain Bobo

Following on from the success of his social history Hurricane Hutch's Top 10 Ships of the Clyde and the Tigeropolis children's book series, local author...

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Chiswick Author Lotte Moore Sells Out on Amazon!

Chiswick Author Lotte Moore Sells Out on Amazon!

Lotte Mooretalks about her new children's book 'School Scooter Fun' selling out on Amazon and her previous popular book 'Lotte's War' being adapted into a...

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The Little Match Girl Comes to The Tabard For Christmas

The Little Match Girl Comes to The Tabard For Christmas

This Christmas the Tabard Theatre brings you the award winning musical ‘The Little Match Girl’ adapted from the classic tale by Hans Christian Andersen. We...

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John Griffiths Celebrates Chapel, Chums and Chips

John Griffiths Celebrates Chapel, Chums and Chips

Local professional actor John Griffiths returns to the Questors Theatre on Sunday 26th November with his celebration of a Welsh childhood, Chapel, Chums and Chips...

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Theatre West Four Presents She Stoops To Conquer

Theatre West Four Presents She Stoops To Conquer

She Stoops to Conquer is one of the English stage's greatest comedies. Mistaken identities, practical jokes and comic mayhem abound in this stripped-down, modern dress...

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Sarah Outen: Dare To Do at Chiswick Book Festival

Sarah Outen: Dare To Do at Chiswick Book Festival

Inspiring and extraordinary athlete and super-adventurer Sarah Outen discusses her new book 'Dare To Do', the ups and downs of travelling alone and her motivation...

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Jo Malone: My Story at Chiswick Book Festival

Jo Malone: My Story at Chiswick Book Festival

Internationally successful fragrance designer and entrepreneur Jo Malone talks about her new book 'My Story', dyslexia and her constant motivation.    

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Jo Malone & Sarah Outen at Chiswick Book Festival

Jo Malone & Sarah Outen at Chiswick Book Festival

In the best-scented event of the Festival, internationally successful fragrance designer and entrepreneur Jo Malone (My Story) together with extraordinary athlete and super-adventurer Sarah Outen...

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Ross Montgomery at Chiswick Book Festival

Ross Montgomery at Chiswick Book Festival

The Carnegie Prize nominated author of weird and wonderful books for young children, Ross Montgomery, takes you on an epic adventure about finding your place...

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Jeremy Vine: What I Learnt at Chiswick Book Festival

Jeremy Vine: What I Learnt at Chiswick Book Festival

Famous Chiswick broadcaster and author, Jeremy Vine, talks to Buffy Pond about his new book 'What I Learnt' and living in Chiswick.  Speaking at Chiswick Book...

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Brexit: The State of a Nation at Chiswick Book Festival

Brexit: The State of a Nation at Chiswick Book Festival

Authors and journalists Craig Oliver (Unleashing Demons), Harry Mount (Summer Madness) and John O’Farrell (Things Can Only Get Worse) talk Brexit and the future of...

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David Baddiel at Chiswick Book Festival

David Baddiel at Chiswick Book Festival

Comedian, TV presenter, storyteller and LOLLIE winner talks about his captivations children's books, from the internationally bestselling The Parent Agency to the laugh-out-loud AniMalcolm and...

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'An Agent Expects' at Chiswick Book Festival

'An Agent Expects' at Chiswick Book Festival

Adored by his many illustrious clients, Luigi Bonomi co-founded LBA Literary Agents and has built an enviable career representing extraordinary talent. Here he explains what...

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Clare Balding at the Children's Book Festival

Clare Balding at the Children's Book Festival

Clare Balding launches her second brilliant adventure story, The Racehorse Who Disappeared, about young heroine Charlie Bass and her hilarious family of humans and animals. It’s...

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Unbroken: Martine Wright at the Chiswick Book Festival

Unbroken: Martine Wright at the Chiswick Book Festival

From 7/7 to the Paralympics, Martine Wright was the last person to be brought out alive from the 7/7 bombings. Martine talks about her new...

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Chiswick's Tabard Reopens With Tryst

Chiswick's Tabard Reopens With Tryst

The Tabard Theatre comes back with a bang! Watch West End's 'Funny Girl' Natasha Barnes and the British theatre, TV and film star Fred Perry...

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Jane Austen Draws Record Crowd to Chiswick Book Festival

Jane Austen Draws Record Crowd to Chiswick Book Festival

The Chiswick Book Festival 2017 launched with a fascinating discussion about the work of Jane Austen - celebrating 200 years since her birth and the...

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Chiswick Book Festival 2017 Local Authors Evening

Chiswick Book Festival 2017 Local Authors Evening

The Chiswick Book Festival 2017 started with a pre-launch event featuring local authors at Waterstones on Wednesday evening. During the popular event, each author was...

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A Feast Of Fact And Fiction Awaits At Chiswick Book Festival

A Feast Of Fact And Fiction Awaits At Chiswick Book Festival

There’s a feast of fact and fiction for book-lovers next week as the Chiswick Book Festival returns for the ninth year. The opening event, An...

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Zoe Antoniades Shares Invincible Voices at Waterstones

Zoe Antoniades Shares Invincible Voices at Waterstones

Waterstones Chiswick proudly hosts Zoe Antoniades' book reading of 'Invincible Voices' written collaboratively with children. Chiswick residents have come to hear the trilogy of...

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Eat Chiswick Book Talk 2017

Eat Chiswick Book Talk 2017

The popular annual Eat Chiswick Street Festival introduced a new book talk with local food authors, accompanied by local artist Bob Osborne. The talk...

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Ayckbourn's Relatively Speaking at Chiswick Festival

Ayckbourn's Relatively Speaking at Chiswick Festival

Part of Chiswick's Bedford Park Festival Golden Jubilee is a great comedy production from the 60's - Alan Ayckbourn's Relatively Speaking. Performed by the XV...

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Chiswick House Presents Divine Concert

Chiswick House Presents Divine Concert

Chiswick House and Gardens Trust are presenting a fantastic concert of Handel's music within the domed saloon at Chiswick House. The concert, which is sponsored...

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The Chainsaw Manicure at The Tabard

The Chainsaw Manicure at The Tabard

The Tabard Theatre is presenting The Chainsaw Manicure by Thomas Kett, a zany black comedy. This madcap 90's nostalgic show marks its first London revival...

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Chiswick's Simon Bradbury Wins Major Playwriting Award

Chiswick's Simon Bradbury Wins Major Playwriting Award

Chiswick actor and playwright Simon Bradbury has just won the Liverpool Hope Playwriting Prize. The annual prize of £10,000 was awarded to Simon for his...

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Dog Ends Premiers at The Tabard

Dog Ends Premiers at The Tabard

Richard Harris' latest play Dog Ends is currently showing at The Tabard Theatre in Chiswick. Billed as a dark comedy the show centres around the...

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Peter Wear's 39 Steps - He Counted Them!

Peter Wear's 39 Steps - He Counted Them!

Comic writer and performer Peter Wear is bringing his hit show 'The 39 Steps - I Counted Them!' to Chiswick's St Michael and All Angels...

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Jazz Night Swings into St Michael's!

Jazz Night Swings into St Michael's!

Following the success of 'Classic Gershwin' at St Michael's, 7 Star Arts are bringing a new event to the Elmwood Road Church. Up and coming...

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