May Madness 2017, Bees and Butterflies encouraging wildlife
Saturday 6 May, Starch Green, 11am-3pm
Together with Hammersmith Community Gardens Association, we have so far organised four very successful Edible Askew May Madness events on Starch Green and along Askew Road. As well as being beneficial to local businesses, they have been much enjoyed by the local community. This year the theme is Bees and Butterflies encouraging wildlife.
Come along and join us for a fun day!
- At this year’s event, there will be lots of activities to enjoy including:
- Belles of London City Morris Dancers;
- Charity cake stall and cake competition;
- Dog show;
- Ice cream bike;
- Craft Stalls – to book a table (donation £10) please contact Caroline MacMillan on firstname.lastname@example.org;
- Face Painting;
- Making Bees & Butterflies arts and crafts with the library;
- Plant stall.
Dog show and cake competition
As part of May Madness, we are holding two competitions.
Calling all bakers –
Cake competition to be judged by local chef and cookery writer Fran Warde. Theme: Butterflies and Bees. Cakes to be delivered by 11am for judging at 11.30am. Contact email@example.com
There will be a cake stall in aid of the DEC appeal, and we welcome donations of cakes after judging (not compulsory). There will be 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes.
Dog show – 12 noon
Dog show to be judged by Brackenbury Petcare. Categories: Best Dressed Dog; Obedience; Dog That Most Looks Like Its Owner. All entries to be in by 11.30am for judging at 12 noon. Entries £1. Entry form available from Finlay Brewer, 113 Askew Road or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Proceeds go to the Mayhew Animal Home. Prizes: Dog biscuits, goody bags with toys, purple dog leads.
We regularly feature an article about a local business. You can read the latest one here on our website, under Featured Business. This month is Glenis Wade of the Department of Calm. read it
If you would like to be our featured business of the month, please email email@example.com. There is a charge of £25 to cover administrative costs.
Wendell Park Community Group social evening and AGM
Monday 15 May 2017, 7.45pm
St. Saviour’s Church Hall, Cobbold Road
Residents living in streets around Wendell Park are invited to attend WPCG’s Social Evening. Following the AGM at 7.45pm, local gardener Sarah Heaton will give a short talk, Spice up your Front Garden and Window Boxes. Refreshments will then be available.
West London Walks
Join Caroline MacMillan for her May walks below. More details are on her website www.westlondonwalks.co.uk. To book your place, please email her.
- Tuesday 9 May, 10am: Bedford Park;
- Saturday 13 May, 10am: Three Palaces Walk – from St. James's to Kensington;
- Sunday 14 May, 3pm: Askew Road;
- Tuesday 16 May, 10am: Portobello Road;
- Monday 22 May, 10am: Notting Dale.
Local Askew Mag
Pick up your copy of the spring edition of the Askew 'Meet your Neighbours' magazine, sponsored by Finlay Brewer, from local shops or meet your neighbours in the online version at ASKEW.