Look out for local fairs, fetes and festivals!


Find out what fairs, fetes and festivals around in Richmond, Kew, Barnes and the surrounding areas in the coming months:

13 May – Richmond May Fair
10am – 5pm
A traditional and long-running fair on Richmond Green. Family entertainment, fairground, charity stalls and a marquee full of wonderful arts and crafts. Free entry, Richmond Green.

27 – 29 May – Foodies Festival
11am – 6pm
This popular Syon Park festival hosts top chefs, Great British Bake Off winners and renowned chocolatiers. Street food, cake and bake theatre, artisan market and children’s cookery theatre. Tickets from £16 – family tickets available. foodiesfestival.com

7 – 24 June – Hampton Court Festival
Entry from 5.30pm
Artists this year include Amy MacDonald (pictured), Will Young, Corinne Bailey Rae,  Van Morrison, Bryan Ferry, Bjork and, of course, festival favourite, Jools Holland. Oh, and er, Rick Astley… Bring your own picnic.  Tickets from £39-£99. hamptoncourtpalacefestival.com


10 June – Ham Fair
11.30am – 4.30pm
A traditional village fair with stalls, fun and entertainment, including live music and dog show. Free entry, Ham Common.

8 July – St Margarets Fair
12pm -7.30pm
The fair is a much-loved event for the local community, with thousands of locals visiting the stalls, BBQ, entertainment and five-a-side football tournament. Free entry.  Moormead, St Margarets TW1 1EB

8 July – Barnes Fair
9.30am – 5.30pm
One of the largest fairs in London with more than 300 stalls dotted around Barnes Pond and the Common. Live entertainment and fabulous food. Free entry. barnesfair.com

11 – 16 July – Kew the Music
6pm – 10.30pm
After having similar acts for years, Kew The Music is breaking out this year with Passenger, Razorlight, All Saints, Hacienda Classical and James. Tickets from £44, £26 for a child. Kew Gardens. kewthemusic.org

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