Midsummer Jazz Cruise

Friday 21 June

Midsummer Jazz Cruise with jazz band Anacousis

Chiswick Pier Trust are celebrating the summer solstice by organising a jazz cruise. Join us on Friday 21 June when we will be departing from Chiswick Pier at 7.15pm and sailing to Tower Bridge and back.

On board to serenade us whilst we sail the Thames will be the popular jazz band Anacousis. During our cruise a delicious two course buffet supper with be served and refreshments will be available to purchase from the bar on board.

Leaving in daylight on a summers evening and returning watching the magic of London by night – this is the perfect way to enjoy the River Thames on a midsummer evening.

Attend the event

Online booking is closed

There may be tickets left – please call the office on 020 8742 2713 before 2pm Thursday 20th.

This event is managed by Chiswick Pier Trust.
The Pier House, Corney Reach Way, London, W4 2UG

Watercolour Painting Day

Wednesday 26 June 9.30 am - 4.00 pm

Julia Cassels Watercolour Painting Day

Having hosted numerous very popular and successful workshops with Julia Cassels we will be holding another on 26th June at Chiswick Pier. Julia will be working with watercolours and this workshop is suitable for beginners right through to the more experienced artist.

The fee for the day is £35 (£32 for Chiswick Pier Trust members). Please bring your own materials and a packed lunch. Refreshments will be available to purchase.

Call 020 8742 2713 to book a place.

Chiswick Pier Trust, The Pier House, Corney Reach Way, W4 2UG.

Walk Tall Down at Chiswick Pier

Monday 1st July

Walk Tall Workshop

Come down to Chiswick Pier on Monday 1st July for a sociable walk with a difference. Elizabeth Dodgson, Alexander Technique teacher, will give you workshop style instruction for the first hour on how to walk tall with freedom and ease and then help you to put it straight into practice. She will accompany us on the walk and then answer questions back at the Pier House afterwards when refreshments will be served. We will walk from the Pier over Barnes Bridge, around the ‘Leg o mutton’ nature reserve with the group split into a ‘slow and thoughtful’ and a ‘normal speed’ group.

Attend the talk

Start promptly at 2pm at Chiswick Pier Trust Pier House, Corney Reach Way, W4 2UG. Tickets cost £14 (£10 to CPT members). Call 020 8742 2713 to book or email trust@chiswickpier.org.uk.

Party on the Pier

Sunday 21st July
11.30 – 4.00

Come and join us on Sunday 21st July for a fun day on and off the river down at Chiswick Pier.

Party on the Pier

Sunday 1st July

Chiswick Pier Trust’s very popular annual family day

Come and join Chiswick Pier Trust’s Party on the Pier on Sunday 1st July for a great day for all the family. Enjoy the River Thames with free boat trips, river dipping, canoe taster sessions and, for younger children, fun and games with Amanda’s Action Kids.

We start at 11.30 sharp, and have a great programme lined up for you.

Highlights include:

  • FREE BOAT TRIPS aboard Princess Freda, a Dunkirk Little Ship, sailing from Chiswick Pier at 11.30 and then every 45 minutes throughout the afternoon. These boat trips have very generously been sponsored by Fullers.
  • River dipping for children with Thames Explorer Trust. River dipping is great fun but can be muddy so make sure children are wearing closed-toe shoes (not open toe sandals) and appropriate clothes – then get stuck in! Meet Thames Explorer outside the Pier House at 11.30 sharp.
  • Chiswick Canoe Club start their canoe taster sessions at 11.30.
  • Amanda’s Action Kids – we are delighted that Amanda’s Action Club is joining the party again this year and Amanda will be doing 3 interactive fun sessions with the children at 12.00, 1.00 and 2.30. Sworn & Co have very kindly sponsored this activity. Also guaranteed to keep the children happy is face painter Cheeky Chops.
  • A great selection of stalls to browse round, and lots of games to entertain the children, when they aren’t partying with Amanda, river dipping, going on boat trips or eating ice cream and cakes!

Plus delicious freshly cooked food from the BBQ and a Fullers bar serving drinks, while our ever-popular band Shenanigans serenades you.

Don’t miss this fun family day- put the date in your diary now!

Join the party

For more information email trust@chiswickpier.org.uk or call 020 8742 2713.

Watercolour workshop

Wednesday 22 August

LOOSE AND LIVELY WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP WITH JULIA CASSELS

Join us for a ‘loose and lively’ watercolour workshop with artist Julia Cassels. This is a one day watercolour workshop for adults. In the morning Julia will be demonstrating how to mix watercolours to create fantastic hues like those in her illustration of flamingos, followed by a tutored session in the afternoon where you get to practice what she’s taught.

Attend the talk

10 am – 3pm
£30 per day for non-members, £27 for CPT members.

Chiswick Pier Trust, The Pier House, Corney Reach Way, W4 2UG. To register call 020 8742 2713.

Party on the Pier

Come and join us on Sunday 27th July for a fun day on and off the river at Chiswick Pier.

Why not encourage the children to go river dipping? It’s great fun but can be rather muddy! Just bring your wellies, wear appropriate clothes and get stuck in. Meet Thames Explorer Trust at 10.30am at the Pier House.

Our first FREE boat trip sails at 11.30am from the Pier. “Princess Freda” is a Dunkirk Little Ship and she will be sailing every 45 minutes throughout the afternoon. The boat trips have very kindly been sponsored by Fullers.

Also on the water and starting at 11.30am will be canoe taster sessions organised by the Canoe Club.

The Pier House and bar officially open at 11.30am when you will be able to browse a great selection of stalls, have a delicious bite to eat from the BBQ, and a drink from the Fullers bar. Hot and cold drinks, cakes and ice creams are also available.

Do come along to relax and soak up the atmosphere by the river whilst listening to our ever popular band Shenanigans.

We are delighted that Amanda’s Action Club is joining us again this year and is generously sponsored by Sworn & Co. Amanda will be doing three interactive fun sessions with the children at 12.45pm, 2pm and 3pm.

Also guaranteed to keep the children happy we have face painting by Cheeky Chops.

Don’t miss this fun family day – put the date in your diary now!

Painting Day

Janet Weight-Reed a successful, popular and enthusiastic tutor will be holding a workshop for beginners and more experienced painters on 26th July at Chiswick Pier from 10am to 3pm. The workshop will focus on looking at life on the River Thames and promises to be a lively and informative day.

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