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What's on in September: Events and things to do in west London from Spice World to Bowie

From a vegan food market to a vintage steam train, there is plenty for all ages

Autumn is nearly upon us and if you're looking for ways of making the most of it, read on.

From a vegan festival to a vintage steam train there's something for all ages.

If we have missed an event, please email the details to laura.nightingale@trinitymirror.com or connie.rusk@trinitymirror.com .

Ealing

Sugar and Spice Flea Market, Ealing(Image: Emma Newman)

The Big Autumn Sugar and Spice Flea Market will take place on Saturday September 30 at St Matthew's Church Hall and Gardens, Ealing.

There will be 40 stalls in the hall and gardens, showcasing local collectors, crafters and businesses as well as a vintage tearoom and a freshly ground coffee stall.

Date: Saturday September 30, 11am to 4pm.

Address: St Matthew's Church Hall and Gardens, North Common Road, Ealing, W52QA.

When The Rain Stops Falling (Image: Questors Theater)

When the Rain Stops Falling comes to The Questors Theatre in Ealing from Friday September 22 for eight performances only.

In the Australian desert in 2039, in a world ravaged by climate change, a fish falls from the sky landing at the feet of Henry’s descendent Gabriel York.

In the intervening years and generations, seven characters must confront the mysteries of the past before it destroys their futures.

Full details and online booking: www.questors.org.uk.

Ruislip

Over My Shoulder Concert: A concert charting the lives of two stars of the 20th century, Jessie Matthew and Elisabeth Schumann. Performed by Clare McCaldin (mezzo-soprano) and Paul Turner (piano).

Date: Saturday September 16, 7.30pm. Tickets £10/£7 available on the door.

Address: St Martin's Church, Eastcote Road, Ruislip, HA4 8DG

Hammersmith

Maggie's St James Street Festival committee(Image: Alice Joiner)

St James Street Festival: There will be live music, stalls, raffles, face painting and fortune telling.

The festival will raise funds for Maggie's West London, which offers support for people with cancer and their family and friends and Brain Tumour Research Campaign.

Address: near Hammersmith Bridge.

Date: Sunday September 10 12pm to 2pm.

Wembley

More than 5,000 foodies are expected to flock to The Viva! Vegan Festival(Image: Viva! Vegan Festival)

Viva! Vegan Food Festival: A vegan food festival is coming to Wembley .

More than 5,000 foodies are expected to flock to the "Viva! Vegan Festival" at Brent Civic Centre on Saturday September 16.

The centre will host more than 160 stalls of delicious food, with everything from sticky mocha brownies to tofu and quinoa.

Address: The Drum At Wembley, Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley HA9 0FJ.

Date: Saturday 16 September from 11am to 6pm.

Tickets cost £5. For more information, click here .

Marylebone

David Bowie performs his final concert as Ziggy Stardust at the Hammersmith Odeon, London(Image: Express/Getty Images)

A David Bowie exhibition at Motor Village in Wigmore Street, Marylebone , pays homage to the Life on Mars star with a series of artists who were inspired and influenced by the White Duke, or knew and worked with him.

It will feature photographs and art of the Heroes singer from 30 artists, including Gina McQueen and Richard Young.

Date: Friday September 22 to Saturday November 4.

Where: Fiat Chrysler Motor Village UK, 105 Wigmore Street, W1U 1QY.

Gunnersbury

Sadiq Khan poses for a selfie on stage at the London Mela(Image: @SadiqKhan)

London Mela: The Zee London Mela will celebrate Asian culture and showcase a combination of legends, international artists, national treasures, local talent, comedy, cabaret, Bollywood and a few guilty pleasures - to celebrate its 15 Anniversary.

This cornucopia of delights will be returning to Gunnersbury Park.

The event is free.

Date: Sunday September 3, 1pm to 9.30pm.

Address: Gunnersbury Park, London, W3 8LQ .

Spice World to be shown at west London cinemas

The Spice Girls in 1997, Victoria Adams, Emma Bunton, Melanie Brown, Geri Halliwell and Melanie Chisholm.

Spice World is set to return to cinemas in September for one night only, gracing screens at selected Vue and Odeon cinemas across west London.

Here are some of the places you can catch it:

  • Vue Shepherd's Bush
  • Vue Stratford City
  • Vue Piccadilly
  • Vue Watford

Harrow

The vintage steam train will run through Harrow on the Hill in September(Image: TfL Visual Image Services)

A vintage steam train will be running on the underground network in September.

The Metropolitan No.1 steam locomotive will travel through Harrow on a line that was once part of the London Underground Central Line.

Guests can step back in time and enjoy journeys evocative of the early 20th century along with a pop-up vintage tea experience which offers a selection of enticing tea and cakes served from vintage crockery.

Date: Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 September 2017, from 10.15 to 4.15pm.

A vintage steam train will be chugging down the Metropolitan Line

Tickets can be booked here .

Hayes

Odeon cinemas will be showing Beauty and the Beast this month(Image: Beauty and the Beast)

Beauty and the Beast sing-a-long

A Beauty and Beast Sing-a-Long will be showcased at two locations in London.

The 2017 production will make its way to Prince Charles Cinema in Leicester Square next month, and fans will be encouraged to dress as their favourite character.

It will also be screened in Hayes.

Cinema-goers can sing childhood Disney classic songs such as "Be our Guest", "Belle" and "Gaston" from the romantic fairytale.

Fact box

Address: Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, London WC2H 7BY.

When: Sunday August 20, Sunday September 24, Friday October 20, Sunday October 22, Friday November 3, Friday November 17, Saturday December 2, Sunday December 10.

Also on Wednesday October 25 at Beck Theatre Hayes.

Tickets: Adult £16, Child £11. To book click here .

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