Dog Show update

'Given the anticipated hot weather on the day of the fete please remember that you DO NOT NEED TO HAVE YOUR DOG WITH YOU TO REGISTER for the Dog Show.  We don't want over-heated dogs. Just bring them along for the show itself.  Registration starts at midday and closes at 2.30.  Please register early to avoid disappointment as there is a limit on numbers.'

Next Kew Fete - Saturday 17th June 2023

Over 100 stalls, Reuben Bond's Vintage Fairground, Entertainment on the stage all day, The famous Kew Fete Friendly Dog Show, The infamous Kew Fete Tug of War, Charity Raffle



Raising money for local charities

Since Kew Mid-Summer Fete started in 2010, over £178,000 has been given away to charities in the Kew/Richmond area

The Friendly Dog Show

Register from 12:30 on the day, Starts at 3pm, Multiple classes to enter, Mystery Celebrity Judge

The Stage

Entertainment on the stage from 11am - 6pm, Local bands, Local schools performing

Over 120 stalls

Stalls for all ages, Over 100 on the Green and 20 covered in the marquee, Over 15 food and drinks stalls in the Food Court, lots of local charity stalls


The Friendly Tug of War

Open to all, Adults and children, Mixed and single teams of 6.

Kew Fete is organised and run by local volunteers and raises money for local charities

raised since 2010

Kew Fete 2023

Saturday 17th June 2023

11am - 6pm

Location: Pond Side, Kew Green, Kew, London, TW9 3AP

Parking: Please, please use public transport. There is very limited parking around the Green and most of that’ll be used by the 120 stall-holders that attend the Fete.  Note that any roads to the East or North of the South Circular are within the ULEZ.

Getting there:

  • Kew Fete is within easy walking distance of Kew Gardens Station (District line and London Overground) and Kew Bridge Station (London Overground).
  • Buses that stop on the Green are the 65 and 110 and the 237 and 267 buses stop a short walk on the other side of Kew Bridge.
  • To plan your journey use the planner on Transport for London’s website and use the postcode TW9 3AP as your destination.

At the Fete:

  • Entry to the Fete is free.
  • Reuben Bond's vintage Fairground with carousels, a helter skelter and many more rides for the kids.
  • The stage with local acts performing from 11am - 6pm.  Acts are from locals schools, local performing arts clubs and bands etc.
  • We have around 120 stalls at the Fete.
  • Food Court with over 15 stalls with a great selection of food and drink.
  • Beer tent
  • Charity stalls, many of our local charities are represented at the Fete.
  • The Friendly Dog Show - for many the highlight of the Fete.  You can register your dog between midday & 2:30pm (don't leave it too late spaces are limited!), with the show starting at 3:00pm.
  • Tug of War competition, for adults and children.  Enter your team (teams of 6) on the day before 1pm with the first pull at 1:30pm
  • Charity Raffle - with prizes donated by local businesses, the raffle will be drawn at 5pm.

A day of fun, fund raising and great community spirit at the 2022 Kew Midsummer Fete, celebrating its 10th Anniversary

Thanks to another fantastic day, £28,385 was raised this year bringing the overall total over 11 years to an amazing £178,803! This is all for local good causes and this year the funds have been divided between 24 great charities:

£2950 to Pathways Through Dementia
£2000 to Dose of Nature
£2000 to The Mulberry Centre
£2000 to Skylarks Charity
£2000 to SPEAR
£1878 to The Richmond Foodbank
£1420 to ASCA
£1260 to Brighter Together
£1238 to Small Steps
£1094 to Home-Start Richmond, Kingston & Hounslow
£1000 to Friends of Victoria House, Kew
£1000 to React
£1000 to Richmond Street Pastors
£1000 to Royal Star & Garter
£950 to Riverbank Trust
£800 to Kew Scout Group
£700 to Crossway Pregnancy Crisis Centre
£700 to Homelink
£700 to Petersham & Ham Sea Scouts
£700 to Richmond EAL Friendship Group
£700 to the Rotary Club of Kew Gardens
£500 to The Purple Elephant Project
£400 to Richmond Good Neighbours
£395 to Pensford Field Environmental Trust

Since 2010 Kew Fete has raised and donated over £178,800 to local charities in Kew & Richmond


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