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Askew Business Network December News

Christmas Comes to Starch Green

Tuesday 11 December, 3.30-5.30pm

Join us for all things Christmas and to turn on the tree lights at Starch Green. There will be carol singing with Father Christmas in his grotto, his elves and suitably snowy scenes, plus bauble and wreath making, performers, roasted chestnuts and some surprises for all!

This year’s event, once again organised in conjunction with HCGA, promises to be another great family occasion so do come along.

We’d love more carol singers to join the throng. Please email to volunteer. The tree lights go on at 4.30pm.

ABN Featured Business Pod Fitness

We regularly feature an article about a local business. You can read the latest one here on our website, under Featured Business. This month it is Pod Fitness (the new name for Bianca Sainty Personal Training).

This month we have a second featured business. Welcoming the newly refurbished Queen Adelaide on Uxbridge Road.

If you would like to be our featured business of the month, please email There is a charge of £25 to cover administrative costs.

Hammersmith Christmas Market

Saturday 1 December, King Street and Lyric Square, 10am-5.30pm

Traffic free with over 100 seasonal food, drink and gift stalls.

Festive performance programme for all the family. See for more information.

Christmas Studio Sale

Sunday 2 December, Starch Green Studio, 9 Greenside Road, London W12 9JQ

Local artists Kate and Jonathan are throwing their doors open for their traditional Christmas Studio Sale on where their prints will be 10% off, mulled wine will be hot, and mince pies will be tasty!

They’d love to see you, stop by for a chat and some gift ideas for that special person – be it a lovely limited edition print, or just a Christmas card or three.

Christmas Wreath Making

Saturday 8 December, Ravenscourt Park Glasshouses, 10am-3pm

Join us for a festive day of Christmas wreath making, using pine cones, cinnamon sticks and other natural materials. This event is inside the Ravenscourt Glasshouses and is suitable for all ages. No need to book, drop in any time between 10am and 3pm, suggested donation of £6 per wreath.

Local Askew Mag

The Winter edition of the Askew 'Meet your Neighbours' magazine, sponsored by Finlay Brewer is out this week. Pick up your copy from local shops or meet your neighbours in the online version at on Friday.

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

  • Sunday 2 December, 11am-5pm: Christmas Studio Sale, Starch Green Studio, 9 Greenside Road, London W12 9JQ;
  • Wednesday 5 December, 6.45-8pm: Finlay Brewer Christmas Carol Service, St. Matthews Church, Masbro Road, London W14 0NR
  • Tuesday 11 December, 3.30-5.30pm: Christmas come to Starch Green;
  • Tuesday 29 January 12.30-2pm: Grab a- Bite Networking Lunch, The Duchess, Goldhawk Road;

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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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