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This year’s Hammersmith & Fulham Festival is bigger and better than ever, in fact there are so many more events that this year’s line up is now three weeks long instead of two.

The fifth annual showcase of all the creativity and culture in the borough will run, for an extra week this year, between 18 March – 9 April 2006.

From scenic walks and beautiful exhibitions to raucous comedy nights and heady rock and pop gigs there’s bound to be something to delight and amuse you in this year’s extravaganza.

“There really is more for you to see and do at this year’s festival with more than 100 events confirmed in a knockout line up”, says Councillor Charlie Treloggan, Mayor of Hammersmith & Fulham. “There’s something for everyone in a packed programme of fun-filled activities and the best news is, it’s all affordable. There are special offers for borough residents on the vast majority of events and many are absolutely free.”

Building on previous events this year’s extravaganza will once again be a feast of music, drama, comedy, sport and fashion. You’ll find a unique mix of dance, theatre, classical and contemporary music, books & debates and street arts throughout the borough. Young and old alike will also be able to enjoy the very best of the borough’s cinema, comedy, food, sports, and much more. You’ll also find a unique mix of dance, theatre, classical and contemporary music, books & debates and street arts throughout the borough.

The Mayor concludes, "I’m really excited about the line up as it really does promise more variety and talent than ever before, right on your own doorstep. We want people to get out and about this spring, enjoy the festival and join us in celebrating the thriving creativity of our vibrant borough.”

 

March 21, 2006