We've put together a selection of some of the best events taking place in and around Hounslow over the next couple of weeks, from Catalonian dance to a dragonfly walk. Enjoy.
You can swim for free, in exchange for a charitable donation, during a fun day at Isleworth Leisure Centre .
There will also be a family boot camp, a bouncy castle, barbecue and much more at the event, being held to raise money for send Osterley scouts to the 2015 Scouting Jamboree in Japan.
What? Family Open Day
Where? Isleworth Leisure Centre, Twickenham Road, Isleworth
When? Saturday, June 28, 12pm-6pm
If you've been jealously watching the hordes celebrating the World Cup carnival on Brazil's beaches, you can enjoy a slice of typically British seaside fun in Isleworth.
Worple Primary School is hosting a beach party at which entertainment will include Punch and Judy shows, donkey rides, a hunt for buried treasure and much, much more.
What? Community Summer Fair
Where? Worple Primary School, Queens Terrace, Isleworth
When? Saturday, June 28, 12pm-4pm
Cost? £1 entry per family
Rhythms from around the globe will reverberate around Osterley Park at a free world music festival .
From a Caribbean steel orchestra to an Afghani tabla drummer, 10 acts will entertain crowds at the National Trust property.
Picnickers can soak up the diverse sounds as they tuck into their food and drink at the Georgian estate, during a weekend hosted by global beat DJ Jamie Renton.
Umptacum, with their blend of Brazilian samba and African rock, and Afrobeat legend Dele Sosimi are among the acts lined up.
The event is part of the 26th World City Music Village, a 12-day festival popping up at venues across the capital.
What: Festival Weekend at Osterley Park
Where: Osterley Park and House, Jersey Road, Isleworth TW7 4RB
When: Saturday, June 28, and Sunday, June 29, 2-8pm
Head for the grassy lawns at sunset to celebrate the annual 'Midsummer Magic' picnic dance at Chiswick House.
Toe tapping music will fill the air as members and friends of Chiswick Scottish Country Dance club grace the grounds with Montgomeries’ Rant, Setons Ceilidh Band and Jessie’s Hornpipe dances.
Dancing from 5.30pm for three hours with live music from Frank Reid Scottish Dance Band. Bring your own picnic!
What: Midsummer Magic; Open Air Dance & Picnic
Where: Chiswick House
When: Sunday June 29, at 5.30pm
Cost: £13 (members); £15 (non members); £8 (students); £5 (non-dancers) from firstname.lastname@example.org
Did you know dragonflies can re-grow any lost limbs? You can learn more fascinating facts about the creatures during London Wetland Centre's Damsels and Dragons weekend .
Experts will lead walks around the grounds, which are home to 22 species of dragonflies and damselflies, including the rare hairy dragonfly, and there will also be short talks in the theatre throughout both days.
What? Damsels and Dragons
Where? London Wetlands Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes
When? Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29
Cost? Free with entry (entry costs £12.35 for adults)
The Barber of Seville and Cosi fan Tutte are coming to the grounds of Chiswick House as part of its 10th annual summer opera season.
Audiences can enjoy the productions by London-based Focus Opera while tucking into picnics against the backdrop of the stunning 18th century villa.
What? The Barber of Seville/Cosi fan Tutte
Where? Chiswick House and Gardens
When? Wednesday, July 2 (The Barber of Seville) and Thursday, July 3 (Cosi fan Tutte)
Cost? £30 (£15 for five to 16-year-olds)
A Catalonian love story in which romance blossoms amid piles of filthy laundry promises to bring a whole new meaning to Dirty Dancing.
Heart Wash, by dance company Mar Gomez , is the second in an exciting summer series of free performances at Bell Square, Hounslow.
The show promises to describe through dance the unlikely passion between a 'strong' woman in an arid wilderness and a 'man adrift' amid endless mountains of washing.
It is part of Big Dance, a biennial London-wide festival of dance.
What? Mar Gomez presents Heart Wash
Where? Bell Square, Bell Corner, Hounslow
When? Saturday, July 5, 1pm, 2.30pm and 4pm
Rugby World Cup winner Matt Dawson will open this year's Chiswick Summer Fair on Turnham Green.
Journalist Jeremy Vine and comedian Sunna Jurman will MC the event, where attractions will include donkey rides, the fair's largest ever children's corner and a world food tent. All proceeds will go to selected local charities, including Acton Homeless Concern.
What? Chiswick Summer Fair
Where? Turnham Green, Chiswick High Road, Chiswick
When? Saturday, July 5, 11.30am-4.30pm