Our Patch June 2016 - Page 10

Our Patch JUNE 2016 Our Patch JUNE 2016 Betts House in Shepherds Bush. £12 (children free) www.opensquares.org June-July 3-5 June l Polo in the Park, Hurlingham Park SW6 Ladies’ Day is on 4 June, family finals day on 5 June, as the Fulham park stages its annual polo jamboree. The park opens at noon, with events throughout each afternoon, a clutch of pop-up restaurants and bars. There’s a children’s fun event from 11.30am-1.30pm on 5 June. From £10 www.polointheparklondon.com 4-12 June l Hi tchcock homage, Barons Court Theatre W6 Dark comedy, inspired by the master of suspense, revolving around two lovers trying to get away with the perfect crime. Watch out for the obligatory cameo. At the Curtain’s Up pub, Comeragh Road. £13 (£10 concs). Box office: 020 8932 4747. www.offwestend.com actress/singer’s 35-year career., including hits such as It’s A Mystery and I Want To Be Free in club under Chelsea’s east stand at Stamford Bridge. £20 www.underthebridge.co.uk performers. Check website for acts every Wednesday. 7.30pm. Free www.twiceasnicecomedy.com From 11 June l Bugsy Malone, Lyric W6 Welsh multi-instrumentalist Catherine Anne Davies (better known to her fans as Catherine AD) promotes her debut album, Confessions of a Romance Novelist, with a gig at Bush Hall. £15. www.bushhallmusic.co.uk Alan Parker’s award-winning gangster musical returns to Hammersmith, complete with splurge guns, Fat Sam and a shoal of toe-tapping songs. Sean Holmes directs. From £15 www.lyric.co.uk 15 June l Comedy, The Duchess of Cambridge W6 Stand-up evening at the Duchess run by Twice as Nice. Newcomers to the comedy circuit share stage space with more experienced 15 June l The Anchoress, Bush Hall W12 18-19 June l London Open Garden Squares Weekend A host of local green spots open their doors to show off their gardens in the Londonwide event. Includes the gardens at William Morris Society and The River Cafe in Hammersmith and John Brook Green Market Every Saturday 4 June l Brook Green Market, Addison Primary School W14 More than 25 traders sell a mix of organic, free-range locally sourced produce and street food at the farmers’ market every Saturday from 10am-3pm. Free www.brookgreenmarket.co.uk 1 July Punk poet laureate John Cooper Clarke comes to O2 Shepherds Bush Empire 10/11 4 June l Toyah, Under the Bridge SW6 An acoustic set by the pop diva, interwoven with stories from the talented ENJOYING THE TWEET OF BIRDSONG It’s a hands-on approach to sounds at Music House for Children, Uxbridge Road W12, where the Little Birdsong concert on 7 June at 10.30am lets babies and children joyously play along, responding freely as the whim takes them. Tickets & details: www.musichouseforchildren.co.uk 29-30 July l Jazz on the Lawn, Fulham Palace SW6 30 June l Cyndi Lauper, Eventim Apollo SW6 FSO conductor Marc Dooley 18 June 18 June l Fulham Symphony Orchestra, Town Hall W6 The Fulham Symphony Orchestra and conductor Marc Dooley return to Hammersmith Town Hall to tackle Sibelius’ first symphony and Lutoslawski’s Concerto for Orchestra. £12 (concs £8) www.fso.org.uk 19 June l Vintage Fashion Fair, Town Hall W6 Leading vintage fashion clothing dealers from across the UK and abroad gather under one roof to share their highly sought-after wares from 1800 to 1980. Expect handbags, as well as shoes, hats, and chiffons. 8am-5pm. From £5 www.pa-antiques.co.uk 25 June-30 July l Boys Will Be Boys, Bush Hall W12 Little Birdsong Concert 7 June performed in the Lyric’s studio. Suitable for 7+ this hour-long show features two wicked stepmothers. 7pm. £8 (£5 concs) www.lyric.co.uk Directed by Amy Hodge and written by Melissa Bubnic, an all-female cast performs a joint Bush Theatre/ Headlong production at Bush Hall with cabaret seating. Kirsty Bushell stars as ruthless financial broker Astrid in this musical drama which looks at gender politics. Tickets £25 (concs available) www.bushtheatre.co.uk 28-29 June l A Brimful of Grimm, Lyric W6 An original play by Chickenshed Theatre, She still wants to have fun, 30 years on. Performing new and old material, Cyndi will be promoting her new studio album featuring a dozen classic country songs. The material was recorded in Nashville with a host of local session players. From £43.50 www.eventimapollo.com 1 July l John Cooper Clarke, O2 Shepherds Bush Empire W12 Cyndi Lauper 30 June Chelsea’s 606 Club Presents The Fontanas (Friday) and the Georgina Jackson Quintet (July 30). The Fontanas, fronted by US vocalist Kay Elizabeth, play an incandescent blend of funk, latin, ska and soul; while singer/trumpet player Georgina Jackson leads her saxophone, piano, bass and drums quintet. Gates open at 6.30pm. £16 (concs £10) www.606club.co.uk WIN FREE TICKETS! FOLD FESTIVAL AT FULHAM PALACE Performance poet John Cooper Clarke has been entertaining with his satirical and pointed verse since the 1970s. The flame hasn’t dimmed. 7pm. From £25. www.o2shepherdsbushempire. co.uk Nile Rodgers brings Fulham Palace into the Fold 24-26 June 1 & 8 July l Bill Bailey, Eventim Apollo W6 The only Apollo performer who can actually walk to his own gigs, W6’s quick-witted comedy and musical maestro has bagged two successive Friday nights for an evening of surreal jollity, fresh from a tour of Australia and New Zealand. From £29.50 www.eventimapollo.com 2 July l Roger Hubband & Richard Studholme, Brooks Blues Bar W6 No less an expert than Muddy Waters raves about Hubbard’s blues playing. The guitarist played on the first Glastonbury pyramid stage. Hear him for yourself at POSK’s jazz cafe venue in King Street, where he teams up with New Yorker Studholme. 7.30pm. £10 www.brooksbluesbar.co.uk G rammy-winning composer, producer and guitarist Nile Rodgers brings his Freak Out Lets Dance (FOLD) festival to the picturesque gardens of Fulham Palace. Music spans all genres, with his legendary disco band CHIC playing each evening, 24-26 June. Nile and his multi-platinum band are joined by Beck, Alison Moyet, John Newman, Angie Stone, Incognito for the inaugural event at Fulham Palace; an incredible setting for live music. And we have five pairs of tickets to give away for each night. All you have to do it answer the following question: Which world-class disco band plays each night? >> Email the answer, your name and address and daytime phone number to office@hortonandgarton. co.uk and 15 correct entries will be chosen at random on closing date, 15 June. Usual rules apply. Good luck! For more details, visit: www.foldfestivallondon.com 24-26 CHIC