Chiswick House Friends stage two fundraising events on the lawns. Jun 20: Midsummer Gala with popular arias and opera favourites; Jun 21: Puccini's 'Madam Butterfly', sung in English. Both performed by Opera Brava. Audiences are encouraged to arrive early. Food and drink is for sale. Seating is not provided so those attending should bring rugs, blankets or low chairs.