Celebrate summer at one of the great outdoor festivals coming up in Middlesex in the next few weeks:-
4 July: North Harrow Festival (Station Road and Pinner Road, North Harrow) – Free festival featuring dance, music, art, science and other displays provided by St John Fisher Primary School, Nower Hill High School and other community organisations.
8-11 July: Ealing Beer Festival (Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, Ealing) run by the West Middlesex branch of Campaign for Real Ale. Tickets £4 for non-members of CAMRA and £2 for members. Sample weird and wonderful beers from all over the UK and the world. Chocolate and beer tasting on Saturday 11 July.
11 July 2015: Hayes Carnival, Barra Hall Park. Share in the festivities starting with the parade at midday, the fun fair plus loads of acts and events for and from the community. Free event.
11 July 2015: Acton Carnival, Acton Park, Acton – 12noon-7pm. A vibrant celebration of culture and community beginning with a carnival procession through the main high street, with handmade costumes, and live percussion music. An ideal family day out includes live music and dance out with games/crafts, market stalls and world food.
17-24 July 2015: Ealing Jazz Festival (Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, Ealing), local and international acts from big band favourites and funky latin tunes to bebop and contemporary jazz. Tickets £4 per day on 29/30 July and £5 per day on 31 July-2 August. Weekend ticket £8
25-26 July 2015: Ealing Blues Festival (Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, Ealing) – the biggest blues festival in Britain. Tickets £5 per person per day or £8 for the weekend.
29 July-2 August 2015: Ealing Jazz Festival (Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, Ealing) – big band favourites, funky Latin tunes, jazz and funk fusion, bebop, hard bop, contemporary jazz and more.
16 August 2015: Medieval Festival – Manor Farm, Pinn Way, Ruislip, Middlesex. Watch the jousting and other live historial re-enactments and enjoy local arts and crafts, the farmers market and artisan stalls at the Duck Pond Market.
6 September 2015: London Mela – Europe’s largest outdoor South Asian Festival.