Fairs, fetes and festivals


Fairs, fetes and festivals in Living In Richmond, Kew & East Twickenham magazineThe local area is full of great fairs, fetes and festivals coming up. Take your pick!


12 May – Richmond May Fair
10am – 5pm
A great tradition in Richmond, the May Fair has been an annual event for decades. Charity stalls outside, craft marquee, fairground and great family entertainment. Free entry, Richmond Green

26–28 May – Foodies Festival
11am – 6pm
Not only a great foodie bonaza but headline acts such as Toploaders and The Hoosiers playing live. Food celebs including Great British Bake Off stars baking live, Michelin star chefs doing demos and MasterChef champs running workshops. Tickets £5-£26, Syon Park. foodiesfestival.com

9-20 June – Hampton Court Palace Festival
Entry from 5.30pm
Picnic in the grounds before enjoying a concert in front of the lit up palace. The line-up includes Lionel Richie, Paloma Faith, Gary Barlow, The Beach Boys and Tom Jones.
Tickets from £49-£149. hamptoncourtpalacefestival.com 

9 June – Ham Fair
A small, traditional village fair, with stalls, entertainment and dog show. Free entry, Ham Common

St Margarets Fair
7 July
Live music, stalls, entertainment, rides and sporting events such as football competitions and dancing. A much-loved event in the local community.
Free entry. Moormead, St Margarets

10-15 July – Kew The Music
6pm -10.30pm
The line up includes Jools Holland (of course…), Boyzone, Steps and The Human League – a bit of a step back in time, then. Party in front of the glasshouses in Kew Gardens.Tickets from £49. kewthemusic.org

14 July – Barnes Fair
One of the largest fairs in London – particularly now that Wimbledon Fair is no more. This year the theme is French to tie in with Bastille Day. More than 300 lovely stalls around Barnes Pond, with a wide choice of lovely things to buy. Live entertainment and fabulous food. Free entry. barnes-ca.org/barnesfair

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