What’s On

Throughout the year there are seasonal events and tours in the House and Gardens for all to enjoy.

Giffords Circus

28th June 2018 - 8th July 2018
Weekdays: 5pm–6.30pm or 7.30–9pm. Weekends 11am–12.30pm / 2.30–4pm / 7.30–9pm or 5.30–7pm

Giffords Circus is a magical village green circus that tours England throughout the summer. This year Giffords Circus celebrates the birth of circus which happened near Westminster Bridge in London in 1768, and is, in our view, the most bonkers, surprising, diverse and life affirming art form there is.

Chiswick House Summer Party

8th July 2018

Georgianna, Duchess of Devonshire, requests the pleasure of your company for a weekend of music, dancing, food and drink, historical talks, storytelling, and fun for all the family at a summer party in the grounds.

Kitchen Garden Open Day

8th July 2018

Visit the walled Kitchen Garden on one of our open days and enjoy its plentiful displays of flowers and produce. Free entry.

The Lord Chamberlain’s Men present The Tempest

12th July 2018

This play of soaring poetry, high comedy and tender love, Shakespeare’s late, great gem,examines the power of true love, our capacity for vengeance and what it takes to forgive. Bring a chair and a picnic, and spend a glorious summer’s evening watching this enchanting, fast-paced production of one of Shakespeare’s finest plays. Performed in the open air, by an all male cast with Elizabethan costumes, music and dance. This is undoubtedly one of the hottest tickets of the summer; book early to avoid missing out!

Adult Crafts: Cameos Workshop

15th July 2018
2pm to 4pm

Throughout history, cameos were a way to record the visage of a loved one and kept as keepsakes to treasure.
Taking inspiration from Georgian jewellery, in this card craft workshop you will use these iconic silhouette cameos as inspiration to make layered collages, that you can use as gift cards, or display as home décor.

The Great British Food Festival: Bite-size

10th August 2018 - 12th August 2018
Daytime sessions: 10:30am-5pm. Evening sessions: 6pm-10pm

The Great British Food Festival: Bite-size is coming to Chiswick House and Gardens! Bringing amazing artisan producers, fabulous food and drink, brilliant bars, chef demos, Men vs Food, cheese-offs, gin-offs, blind taste challenges, live music, (the list goes on..!)

Wind in the Willows

21st August 2018 - 24th August 2018
Shows at 11:30am & 2:30pm

Sixteenfeet Productions of Wind in the Willows, an evergreen classic by Kenneth Grahame adapted by Andrew Walsh with original music by Guy Holden. Full of high jinks, adventure and camaraderie, with an array of truly unforgettable characters, including the impulsive Toad; good-natured Mole; wise Ratty; and reclusive Badger.

Autumn Craft Market

2nd September 2018
Timings coming soon

We are looking forward to our Autumn Craft Market.
If you are a local supplier would like to be involved, get in touch!

Luna Cinema

4th September 2018 - 6th September 2018
Doors 6:15pm Film 7:45pm

The Luna Cinema returns to Chiswick House and Gardens this summer to transform the 18th Century Gardens into the ultimate setting for three nights of spectacular cinema under the stars.

Adult Crafts: Pomanders Workshop

9th September 2018
2pm to 4pm

Come and make a scent-sational gift for your home. Join this unique workshop to make a fragranced pomander ball, inspired by the perfumed adornment in historical times, that were used for beautiful scent and as an early version of aromatherapy.

Chiswick Book Festival Launch 2018

13th September 2018
Evenings (Various session times)

Chiswick Book Festival: Vanity Fair, Thackeray & Chiswick. Join us for the launch of the 10th annual Chiswick Book Festival, bringing together top authors and their readers to raise money for reading charities and St Michael & All Angels.

Open House 2018

22nd September 2018

We are pleased to be opening this year as part of Open House London. Chiswick House will be open from 10am to 5pm on Saturday completely free of charge. Entrance to the House is free, although donations are welcome and will go to support the Trust’s work maintaining the wonderful Grade 1 listed House and Gardens.

Chiswick House Dog Show 2018

23rd September 2018
11am - 4pm

Chiswick House Dog Show is an opportunity for everyone who uses and loves this beautiful park to give something back through being part of a fun day out for all the family.

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Burlington Lane, Chiswick,
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