Families joined the scrum to watch rugby star Matt Dawson open this year's Chiswick Summer Fair on Saturday (July 5).

The former England scrum-half kicked off the annual jamboree on Turnham Green, where crowds enjoyed donkey rides, face-painting and much more.

Chiswick Summer Fair. Leah Ellis, four
 

Mr Dawson was not the only celebrity at the fete, organised by Our Lady of Grace and St Edward, with Radio 2 presenter Jeremy Vine and comedian Sunna Jarman sharing MC duties.

Chiswick Summer Fair. Mum and dad Kevin and Angela Leonard with Orla, four
 

Revellers enjoyed live music and dance on the main stage, plus a demonstration of the latest fitness craze, Pilloxing, which combines dance and boxing.

Chiswick Summer Fair. Mum Anna Esla with daughter Alice, six
 

Elsewhere, attractions included an international food tent, raffles and the event's largest ever children's corner.

Chiswick Summer Fair. Mum Anna Zuchowska with son Phillip, two.
 

Now in its 11th year, the fair has raised more than £100,000 for local charities since it was set up.