BEAT - INSTA CHALLENGE
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As part of this year’s BEAT event, Ealing’s branch of the London Independent Photography (LIP) reflects on the theme of ‘home’. Participate and learn about home through photography at these activities. 

InstaChallenge: Home

Participate in the Ealing LIP BEAT 2019 project and see your own photographs become part of the display. Tag your image using #LIPBEATHOME on the theme ‘home’ and everyday we’ll pick the best one to print and display in The Rickyard! Continues throughout the display and coordinated by photographer Ray Malcolm.




My Really Wild Summer
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A very British 6-weeks of big family fun with one Really Wild Summer! Expect outdoor adventures, Really Wild Wednesdays and Super Summer Saturdays with big fun games, makery sessions and stacks more.


Get ready to get lost in and explore Ealing Broadway’s marvellous Maze. Can you get to the centre and make it out too? Little adventurers, are you ready to take on the challenge of the summer Maze?


Get snapped at our beautiful bold butterfly graffiti wall art and share your snaps on Instagram to be the envy of all your friends this summer.




Ealing Comedy Festival
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Don't miss the fabulously funny line up for this year's comedy festival. Two weekends of great names to keep those chuckle muscles busy.




The Questors Presents Di and Viv and Rose
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The Questors Present

Di and Viv and Rose

By Amelia Bullmore

Sometimes, opposites make great friends...

One is promiscuous. One focuses on her studies. One is sporty and jovial. They couldn’t be more different from each other, but when Di, Viv and Rose meet at university, they join forces to discover that life together can be fun and intense. 

Then when unpredicted events occur that threaten to shake their bond, they realise that perhaps they need each other more than they thought…




The Questors Presents Nell Gwynn
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The Questors Present

Nell Gwynn

By Jessica Swale

She’s got charm and wit, and the king by her side...




The Art of Hand Paper Marbling
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Join tutor Royston Hayward on the hand marbling paper workshop to create stunning traditional patterns inspired by Soane's idiosyncratic decor. This one day course covers the basics of traditional marbling with carrageen moss size, Japanese Suminagashi, and Ebru art.

Saturday 6th July 10am-3pm

The Rickyard, Walpole Park, W5 5BS




Wallpaper Painting Masterclass with Alastair Peebles
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Join Master decorator Alasdair Peebles and learn how to paint Chinoiserie wallpaper based on historic designs. He reveals the painting techniques used to restore the walls in Pitzhanger's Upper Drawing room to their former glory.

Saturday 8th June  10am - 2pm

The Rickyard, Walpole Park

Join Master decorator Alasdair Peebles and learn how to paint Chinoiserie wallpaper based on historic designs. He reveals the painting techniques used to restore the walls in Pitzhanger's Upper Drawing room to their former glory.




Late at Pitzhanger
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Join us for the first Late at Pitzhanger - a unique chance to see the Manor and Gallery after dark.

Explore what is real and imagined in The Unbuilt Room, part séance, part game and part theatrical performance with artist Seth Kriebel. Discover links between architecture and the body during taster life drawing sessions in the atmospheric Manor; rehydrate with the Gimblet Bar and more.




Harbinder Singh Birdi on Crossrail and Public Art
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Emile de Bruijn On Chinese Wallpaper
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Enjoy a welcome drink from 6.45pm, talks take place 7.30pm - 8.15pm

Wallpaper expert and National Trust curator Emile de Bruijn discusses the restored hand-painted wallpaper in The Upper Drawing Room and the role of Chinese art and design in Britain during Soane's time.

Tickets can be purchased here