Carrie Reichardt, internationally renowned mosaic artist and co-author of Mad in Chiswick, lives in her own unique public artwork. You certainly can’t miss it… I’d be surprised if there’s a more gloriously distinctive property in Chiswick. Friends always fondly refer to it as the ‘crazy mosaic place’ – and that pretty much says it all.
The Arts and Crafts interiors of Emery Walker’s House are open to the public after 18 months of extensive restoration work. Step over the threshold and you enter a period gem… ‘I visited 7 Hammersmith Terrace yesterday and was enchanted with the house. There is no other (William) Morris interior in London to equal it… […]
Artists at Home 2017 57 pop-up exhibitions await you across Chiswick, Hammersmith and Shepherds Bush. 71 artists will be delighted to welcome you to their houses, studios and flats, to view paintings, glass-making, ceramics, printmaking, sculpture, photographs, textiles, and jewellery. This is an exciting chance to discover new original work for your home and to […]
To some, he’s the DJ/producer godfather of Nu Skool Breaks, a style of drum ‘n’ bass dance music that gripped the club scene in the 1990’s. To others, he is the Hammersmith father of two who rides a punchy motorbike, owns two cats and says he has a pet alligator called Roderick. But, in recent […]
Rennie Pilgrem spent 20 years as an award-winning electronic recording artist releasing albums on Chrysalis Records and running his own underground breakbeat label TCR (Thursday Club Recordings). He also travelled the World as a highly-respected DJ. About 5 year’s ago he switched his focus from the audio to the visual. His main areas of work […]
Jo Reynolds talks to local artist Paul Donnellon. When did you move here? 2000. Before, I lived all over London, from Lewisham to Islington to London Bridge, but my wife Diana lived in Hammersmith Grove. I didn’t know people could live in Hammersmith because I thought it was just a flyover. I remember saying to […]
Kate Fishenden & Jonathan Mercer tell Jo Reynolds you should never turn your hobby into your job. How long have you been in the area? Jonathan: Since 1985. We moved here from Belsize Park, which sounds very smart but we were in an attic. Kate: We bought a friend’s flat in Askew Mansions and then […]
Jayne Hepsibah tells Jo Reynolds about faking it. When did you move to the area? About 24 years ago. Why here? My sister lived here. Because I’m Welsh, when you come off the M4, you get to Hammersmith and think it’s London. The aim was always to go in, in, in – in to Soho, […]