Christmas in Shepherd's Bush

Our guide to all the local festive celebrations

Related Links
Askew Business Network

Edible Askew Road

Sign up for our free newsletter

Comment on this story on the

Make a Festive Wreath in Ravenscourt ParkSaturday, December 7 10am - 3pm

Come to Ravenscourt Park Glasshouse and make a festive wreath and other seasonal gifts

Tickets: £5 for adults, £3 for kids


Saturday, December  7 and Sunday December 8 11am - 3pm
Santa's Grotto, W6 Garden Centre, Ravenscourt Avenue

Santa is visiting the garden centre this weekend and next, December 14 and 15 with his elves offering a warm welcome for the whole family and a hand-picked gift for each child.

Each visit costs £7.50, with £2.50 going to West London Action for Children. Spaces are limited so advance booking is essential. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information or to book your slot contact West Six Garden Centre on 020 8563 7112 or email

Sunday December 8 -  4pm
Holy Innocents Church in Paddenswick Road
Advent Concert with Chiswick Baroque

A five voice a cappella singing group gives a concert of wonderful music from across the ages.

Tickets on the Door: £10
Proceeds go to charity and Church funds

Tuesday December 10, 6pm - 9pm
Mini-market at the Greyhound, Becklow Road

Askew Business Network are hosting their popular Christmas mini-market celebrating local craftsmen and businesses. Everyone is welcome and entrance is free.

If you have a product you would like to sell, you are welcome to take a table. There is no charge for this, but the network ask you to contact them in advance to make sure you have a space. To book a table, email Annie or Caroline MacMillan.

Edible Askew logo

December 12, 4pm - 6pm
Edible Askew Road Christmas

Christmas lights switch-on at Starch Green by Johnnie Boden with two turtle doves, three French hens and ten lords a leaping…

Edible Askew Road will also have a Christmas trail featuring the Twelve Days of Christmas along the road featuring sponsored wreaths that will be displayed by local businesses, plus events at Askew Library:

Family session, making the 5 Golden Rings
Tuesday 10th Dec 3.45-4.45pm

Family Christmas Wreath Making session
Saturday 14th Dec 11.00-2.00pm

Children’s 12 Days of Christmas Craft session
Monday 16th Dec 3.30-4.30pm

Twas almost the night before Christmas, Children’s evening story time session
Tuesday 17th Dec 6.00-7.00pm

Adult & Family Christmas Wreath Making session
Thursday 19th Dec 3.30-5.30pm

All of the above events/sessions are unticketed and free of charge.
Under 8’s must be accompanied by an adult at all times. These activities are offered by courtesy of Hammersmith Community Gardens Association and donation towards costs of materials appreciated

December 14, 3pm - 9pm
Brackenbury Residents Association Annual Christmas Carol and Fair Event - Aldensley Road

There will be a variety of Christmas music and singing (this year with amplification), a visit from Father Christmas, a Christmas tree and much more.

The Association say they are delighted to be partnering once again with the Andover Arms which will offer a warm welcome for those needing refreshments

December 5, 2013