What’s On in Hammersmith & Fulham: 9 December – 15 December


SW Londoner provides your weekly round-up of what Hammersmith & Fulham has to offer.


By James Pozzi

Looking for something to do this week? SW Londoner provides your weekly round-up of what Hammersmith and Fulham has to offer.

Michael McIntyre’s Christmas Charity Show: HMV Hammersmith Apollo, Hammersmith

16th December 2011, 8pm

Tickets: £40

Michael McIntyre returns for a second year to host his ‘Christmas Charity Show’ in aid of the Kids Company at the hmv Hammersmith Apollo. 

Joining Michael this year from the world of comedy are Sean Lock, Jo Brand, Rhod Gilbert, Kevin Bridges, Jack Dee and special guests to be announced. 

For tickets contact the box office on 020 8563 3800.


Chelsea vs Manchester City: Stamford Bridge, Fulham

12th December, 8pm

Tickets: From £50

Chelsea take on top of the table Manchester City in what promises to be an enticing clash.

For tickets call 0871 9841 905 or visit


Robert Crighton, Storyteller: Barons Court Theatre, Barons Court

Runs until 23rd December 2011, 7.30pm

Tickets: £12/£10 Concession

Multi-Awarding Winning Storyteller Robert Crighton returns to his roots with a new collection of stories for 2011.

Featuring his trademark wit and dark humour, Storyteller will draw you into unusual worlds and introduce you to people you’d not normally meet.

Box Office: 020 8932 4747


Tinei Mashaya – Zimbabwe Sculpture: Riverside Studios, Hammersmith

Runs until 30th December 2011

Tickets: Free

Tinei Mashaya is a talented young sculptor from Zimbabwe. Using the knowledge and skill of his ancestors, he carves vivid and inspired sculptures from the many fine stones found in his native country.

Tinei’s art lingers between sensualism and spirituality. Each piece silently speaks of the yearning of the soul to break free from the stifling needs of the physical body.

For more information, contact 020 8237 1111


Christmas Ice Rink at Westfield London’s Atrium: Westfield Shopping Centre, Shepherd’s Bush

Runs until 9th January 2012

Tickets: from £8.50

Pop along in the morning to practice your moves ready to impress your shopping, skating and great value family meal to round off the trip nicely.

For tickets call the Ice Rink Box Office on 0844 847 1667.


The Kitchen Sink: Bush Theatre, Shepherd’s Bush

Runs until 17th December 2011

Tickets: From £10

Things aren’t going to plan for one family in Withernsea. Pieces are falling off Martin’s milk float as quickly as he’s losing customers and something’s up with Kath’s kitchen sink. Billy is pinning his hopes of a place at art college on a revealing portrait of Dolly Parton, whilst Sophie’s dreams of becoming a Jiu-Jitsu teacher might be disappearing down the plug hole.

And amid the dreaming, dramas and dirty dishes, something has to give. But will it be Kath or the kitchen sink?

An irresistibly funny and tender play about big dreams and small changes, written by Bush Associate Playwright Tom Wells.

For tickets call the box office on 020 8743 5050.


Pirates of Penzance: Riverside Studios, Hammersmith

Runs until 29th January 2012

Tickets: £29.50

Orphaned pirates, flat-footed policemen and a bevy of blushing maidens (the pretty daughters of Major General Stanley) are all the ingredients for a fabulous recipe of Gilbert and Sullivan at their very best.

Set on a Victorian seashore, elegantly recreating original period settings and costumes with exquisite detail, this production sparkles with wit and musical moments, all fully staged in the round.

For tickets ring the box office on 020 8237 1111.

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