What's on in Ealing this weekend: Including Trash & Treasure street food market and family rave on Sunday

By Isabel Millett

11th May 2022 | Local News

The internationally acclaimed 'Flower Power' themed family rave comes to South Ealing on Sunday
The internationally acclaimed 'Flower Power' themed family rave comes to South Ealing on Sunday

What's On in Ealing this weekend

Every Thursday we bring you our top picks of events in Ealing happening over the coming weekend.

Browse our What's On section or read on for the can't-miss events on in Ealing between now and Sunday.

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Events coming up in Ealing

Thursday & Saturday: Big Fish 

Gloc Musical Theatre Big Fish Music by Andrew Lippa | Book by John August Dream, Love, Live Bigger Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film directed by Tim Burton, Big Fish tells the story of Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life to its fullest… and then some!

Edward's incredible, larger-than-life stories thrill everyone around him—most of all, his devoted wife Sandra. But their son Will, about to have a child of his own, is determined to find the truth behind his father's epic tales. Overflowing with heart and humor, Big Fish is an extraordinary musical that reminds us why we love going to the theatre—for an experience that's richer, funnier and bigger than life itself.

More details here.

Friday: Scrabble Club

Why not take your linguistic gymnastics down to Hanwell Community Library and join the weekly Scrabble Club.

From 11am, no need to book – just turn up and scrabble through your brain for what it retains of the Oxford English Dictionary.

More information here.

Friday: Trash & Treasure Street Food Night Market

The Trash&Treasure Street Food Crew are back in the beautiful grounds of The Brentham Club for their monthly Street Food Night Market from 5-9pm.

Bringing you the very best Street Food from Local Ealing Traders.

Let them take your tastebuds on a trip around the world, choose from 15 yummy traders. Fully Licensed Bar, Jugs of Pimms, Top Tunes & warm local, friendly vibes.

Face painting by @bflyfacepainting & Disco Gazebo to keep the little 'uns happy!!

PD from @brenthamcc is running free drop in Cricket for Boys 'n' Gals on the cricket pitch. Outdoor covered seating & indoors too.

Join the Trash&Treasure Crew for lots of fun for all the family. Raffle sponsored by @coyledowlingrealestate raising money & awareness for our chosen local Ealing Charities.

So come on down & show your local traders some local Ealing Love. FREE ENTRY & DOGS ON LEADS WELCOME OUTSIDE

Sunday: Flower Power Family Rave

Original Family Rave Big Fish Little Fish bring their award winning event to Ealing. Dance, laugh, craft and be daft! Far out man.

Celebrate May with a hippy-tastic 'Flower Power' themed family rave as we return to Ealing for another award winning, internationally acclaimed family rave.

Join the original family ravers Big Fish Little Fish in the awesome West 5 Bar (South Ealing).

DJ SAS (Scott Duncan) returns as a BFLF resident and will get you all grooving to club classics from across the decades. Party together on a dance floor filled with bubbles, balloons and foam and topped off by the parachute dance. Enjoy the Nifty Natty craft tables and enjoy the Villa Pia baby chill space. Amazing facepainting stall by Doxa Faces (£6/8 kids/adults). Licensed bar. Dress code: hippy or floral - let it all hang out! Stay cosmic! These parties sell out fast.

'Reliably excellent' - the Guardian

'Magical...credible music' - Time Out, 2014 - 2019

Best Family Event - National Family Arts Festival Awards. As seen and heard on 6Music, Radio 1 Big weekend, BBC News, Sky News, Sunday Times, The Mirror, DJ Mag, Popsugar and Resident Advisor. Family fun for the post-rave generation of parents. Helping parents be responsibly irresponsible since 2013.

Click here for more details.

Sunday: Rock's Diamond Year Book Launch

The book Rock's Diamond Year celebrates Rock's 60th Birthday, from the formation of the Rolling Stones and the heyday of the British Invasion to the spawning of the Reading Festival, it explores the music history of the London clubs that were the engine rooms for British rock n roll.

Guest speakers features at this Musical Museum event include Richard Mills, author of 'The Beatles and Fandom, Sex Death and Progressive Nostalgia', as he discusses how 'Rock's Diamond Year' is also relevant to the career of The Beatles. Also speaking is Doug Melbourne author of 'How Much Do We Get for This Gig Anyway?', who will talk about the trials and tribulations of running a tribute band in this day and age.

There will also be live acoustic music between the sessions.

More information here.

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