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Askew Business Network July News

Party in the Park

Thursday 19 July, 6.30-9pm, Ravenscourt Park Glasshouses

Please join us at our ABN summer party in the beautiful walled garden of Ravenscourt Park Glasshouses, by kind invitation of Hammersmith Community Gardens Association. Located next to the park’s café, the glasshouses date back to the 19th century and will provide shelter in the event of less than perfect weather!

The £10 ticket price includes:

There is also a reasonably priced bar, with wine from Askew Wine for sale by the glass or bottle.

We can host 80 guests, so be sure to book in good time. Tickets are available from Detour Café (135 Askew Road), Finlay Brewer (113 Askew Road) or online from with an admin fee of 60p (please print out and bring the receipt).

The glasshouses are beside the café in Ravenscourt Park, W6 0UL. Go through the gate and the entrance is on the right.

The 3rd Annual Greenside Village Show, Greenside School, Westville Road, W12 9PT, Saturday 7 July, 12-3pm

Greenside Primary School invites you to its fabulous Summer Village Show. There will be the usual delicious GBK and Halal BBQ and plenty of other delicious culinary treats, including cakes and jams. Show off your skills in one of the competitions, score a goal in the Penalty Shoot-out, or pet one of the farmyard animals. Raffle prizes include lunch for two at The River Café, kids’ summer camp passes and tons more. Don’t miss it!

Quote PRAskew at the drinks stand and receive a glass of Pimm’s on the house!

Hammersmith Academy Annual Cancer Research Race for Life Summer Fete, Friday 13 July, 2.45-5pm

Hammersmith Academy, 25 Cathnor Road W12 9JD welcomes all to its annual Race for Life Summer Fete. This is a wonderful fundraising event for Cancer Research whilst celebrating summer in full swing! For more info, see:

The day includes musical entertainment on stage, numerous food stalls, tombolas, raffles and more. Games include sumo wrestling and a coconut shy. For more tranquillity, head to the cake and coffee area.

Hammersmith & Fulham Hive Celebration, The Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, Wednesday 18 July, 14:30-16:30pm

From a party in a park to a new community kitchen to theatre for young people, the Hammersmith & Fulham Hive has already supported eight fantastic projects to raise over £100,000. This crowdfunding initiative supports local projects that help to make Hammersmith & Fulham a great place to live.

The upcoming celebration is a chance to hear from successful project creators and learn how to get involved. This event will be run by the Hive’s crowdfunding platform partner Spacehive. For more information, email: Free registration: sign up for your free place here.

West London Walks

Join Caroline MacMillan for her July walks inlcuding: ASKEW ROAD; PUTNEY RIVERSIDE; RICHMOND UPON THAMES; WALK THE BOAT RACE; PORTOBELLO ROAD. All details are on her website

To book your place, please email her on

Dates for your diary

Our networking meetings take place once a month, on different days of the week so as to reach as many people as possible. Dates of our next few meetings are below. We now have a calendar of our own and other local events on

  • Thursday 19 July, 6.30-9pm: Party in the Park, Ravenscourt Park Glasshouses.
  • Tuesday 31 July 12.30-2pm: Grab-a-Bite Networking Lunch, The Orchard Tavern;

Local Askew Mag

The Summer edition of the Askew 'Meet your Neighbours' magazine, sponsored by Finlay Brewer is now out and you can Pick up your copy from local shops or meet your neighbours in the online version at Askew Mag.

ABN Featured Business:

We regularly feature an article about a local business. You can read the latest one on our website, here under Featured Business. This month it is tech company, Chimni who are helping people create unique, illustrated timelines of their homes as part of the local ‘house history’ projects. If you would like to be our featured business of the month, please email There is a charge of £25 to cover administrative costs.

Tell us about your event

On the ABN website, we have a page dedicated to local events and news about what businesses around the Askew Road are up to. If you have any news about your business that you would like included, please tweet us at @AskewVillage or email us at

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