Turn your engines off! Head to car-free North End Road Autumn Festival

Join the car-free festivities at the North End Road Autumn Festival on Saturday 21 September.

It forms part of H&F Council’s celebrations to mark World Car Free Day.

There will be more than 150 stalls packed with food, drink and gifts, an exciting line-up of live music acts, a wide variety of street entertainment and lots of eco-friendly fun from 9am to 5pm.

The autumn festival is part of the council’s popular series of traffic-free seasonal markets which are helping to revitalise the borough’s high streets.

Car-free fun

The car-free festival in North End Road will have something for all the family.

From live music stages to a special pop-up market filled with ethically made, eco-friendly products and traders alongside more than 150 other stalls of food, drink and gifts.

Not to mention, fresh fruit and veg from the regular market traders plus the chance to enjoy the newly opened pop-up Crowther Market Garden seating area on the corner of Coomer Place.

It will also feature a world of planet-friendly entertainment. From electric bikes to a chill out zone with grass specially laid out across the historic high street near the junction with Lillie Road.

The street entertainment will continue the eco-friendly theme with living trees and a giant mechanical tortoise.

Meanwhile, local businesses in the area which include the Cock Tavern and Nandos Nino in North End Road will provide free spots to refill your reusable bottle on the day with the support of Refill, which will also have a stall on the day.

Fulham Fringe Fest

In partnership with the council, Fulham Broadway BID will be extending the car-free fun down to Jerdan Place and Vanston Place.

The Fulham Fringe Fest will include taster dance classes, a football skills zone for the kids run by Chelsea FC, live music from local talent and an array of stalls to shop from including a pop-up cocktail bar.

Plus, comedy throughout the day from Aidan Orange and Chanel No5.

Improving North End Road

We’re investing in a community-led redesign of North End Road.

Since 2014, we’ve been working hard with businesses, traders and residents to make North End Road a more thriving and welcoming high street. And now, thanks to you, we’re ready to move to the next stage.

We asked local people to share their ideas and suggestions on how we could improve North End Road.

This included speaking with shopkeepers, market traders, community representatives and local community groups. Residents also gave their views in an online questionnaire and at a public exhibition at St John’s Church in North End Road.

After listening to you, we’ve come up with a list of potential projects for consideration.

Read the document explaining the potential improvements and let us know what you think at NorthEndRoad@lbhf.gov.uk

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