Yours for the tak­ing

Lon­don Mayor Boris John­son fes­ti­val to help you ex­plore Lon­don on your doorstep

Harefield Gazette - - OPINION -

AFESTIVAL aimed at get­ting Lon­don­ers to ex­plore the ar­eas they live in and the rest of the cap­i­tal will be­gin this week.

Find Your Lon­don will see hun­dreds of fun events, many of which are free, is tak­ing place through the city and west Lon­don un­til March 28.

The fes­ti­val is or­gan­ised by the Mayor of Lon­don in part­ner­ship with 44 or­gan­i­sa­tions rang­ing from the De­sign Mu­seum and Wood­land Trust to lo­cal orchard and en­vi­ron­men­tal groups.

Boris John­son said: “My new fes­ti­val cel­e­brates our city’s great out­door space from our much loved woods and parks, to our bustling high streets and town cen­tres.

“There are a smor­gas­bord of fes­ti­val events from search­ing for clues to lo­cate se­cret par­ties, launches of new mar­kets to his­tor­i­cal tours of our river sides.

“Lon­don is with­out a doubt one of the most fas­ci­nat­ing cities on earth and Find your Lon­don is the per­fect ex­cuse to get out and ex­plore the fan­tas­tic things to see and do in our glo­ri­ous city.”


His­tor­i­cal Tours March 27 12.30pm, 2pm Dis­cover Ful­ham Palace’s se­crets on this his­tor­i­cal tour. Start out­doors with the his­tory of the build­ing and gar­dens be­fore head­ing in­side to the Great Hall. Tour starts at mu­seum shop. Venue: Ful­ham Palace Bishop’s Av­enue, Lon­don SW6 6EA Cost: £6 per per­son or £5 if you present a Find Your Lon­don brochure. As­so­ciates and ac­com­pa­nied chil­dren free No book­ing re­quired.

Easter Trail at Ful­ham Palace March 27-28 1pm – 3.30pm This Easter the mu­seum and gar­den will be full of clues. Find them to win a choco­late egg. Chil­dren must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult. Venue: Ful­ham Palace, Bishop’s Av­enue, Lon­don, SW6 6EA Cost: £2 per child No book­ing re­quired


Crick­le­wood Spring – Tra­di­tional Bon­net pa­rade, Egg Hunt and Eggstra fun ac­tiv­i­ties March 28 1pm – 4pm Come and cel­e­brate Crick­le­wood’s her­itage. Learn about the old Mid­land Brent rail­way, Clit­ter­house Farm build­ings and Mil­len­nium Green. En­joy fun Easter ac­tiv­i­ties and much more. Venue: Mil­len­nium Green, Clare­mont Road, Lon­don, NW2 1BP Cost: Free Book­ing not nec­es­sary.


Easter Gi­ant Duck Hunt at WWT Lon­don Wet­land March 28 9.30am-4.30pm Fol­low a GI­ANT Easter duck trail to dis­cover where the duck­lings are hid­ing. Join an arts and crafts ses­sion to make your own Easter gifts Venue: WWT Cen­tre, Queen El­iz­a­beth’s Walk, Barnes, SW13 9WT Cost: £1 with paid



Fam­ily Films on the Wool­wich Big Screen March 28, 11am

See In­side Out and en­joy the unique ex­pe­ri­ence of out­door cinema in Gen­eral Gor­don Square. Wrap up warm,bring a blan­ket and pack a pic­nic. No book­ing re­quired Venue: Gen­eral Gor­don Square,Wool­wich, SE18 6HD Cost: free


n DIS­COV­ERY: The Find You Lon­don fes­ti­val is run­ning at Ful­ham Palace, Lon­don Wetlands Cen­tre and across the cap­i­tal

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