Collection Curiosities at Orleans House Gallery - 25 August to 25 November 2018

A display of over seventy strange, fascinating and sometimes surreal works are taking centre stage as the public will be shown some of the more curious collections from Orleans House Gallery’s storeroom.

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10 August 2018 | around_town

Find your street's cleaning schedule

A new online interactive tool has been launched to help local people find out when their streets should be cleaned. The borough’s street cleansing contract is outsourced to an external provider, Continental Landscapes and, following feedback, the Council has been discussing with the company how to keep residents better informed.

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10 August 2018 | around_town

Annual voter registration commences

All households in Richmond upon Thames have been sent a form asking them to check that the information held on the electoral register about those living at that address is correct. This is part of the Council’s annual voter registration canvass and aims to make sure the electoral register is as up-to-date and accurate as possible.

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10 August 2018 | news

Roman statue returns to Strawberry Hill House

A planned exhibition at Strawberry Hill House to bring back important masterpieces will include a 1st Century Roman Imperial Eagle, on loan from Gosford House in Scotland after the Strawberry Hill Trust received a £5,000 grant from the Council.

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10 August 2018 | news

Jem Panufnik Exhibition at Twickenham Studios

Twickenham Studios members club The Lounge is delighted to present “Twi-Curiosities”, an exhibition of hilarious and outrageously subverted historical prints of Richmond and Twickenham by local artist Jem Panufnik.

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10 August 2018 | around_town

Two Ladies Fight Food Waste

Christine Weller and Clare Box are doing their bit to help reduce local food waste by opening a pop up café in East Twickenham that intercepts surplus food.

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2 August 2018 | news

Skillville: a community learning website

A couple in Twickenham have built an online platform that allows people within communities to connect in order to learn or teach skills. Skillville.io allows anyone to post any lesson- from gardening, to accounting, from DIY to creative writing.

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2 August 2018 | around_town

The most valuable record in existence

The address ‘Phillips’Sound Recording Services at 38 Kensington, Liverpool L7’ isn’t going to ring many bells and it certainly doesn’t figure in the annals of popular music but it really should have its place because it was in this small and unsophisticated studio 60 years ago on 12th July 1958 that the Quarrymen a.k.a the Beatles made their first record.

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29 July 2018 | around_town

Richmond Riverside Music Festival - 4 to 5 August 2018

The Borough’s music fans are being encouraged to come rock the weekend away on Richmond Riverside during the first weekend of August.

The Richmond Riverside Music Festival is brought to you by VisitRichmond, which is part of the Council’s Economic Development Team, together with the Crawdaddy Club, Eel Pie Island Museum, Basement Door and Duck Pond Market, with over ten acts lined up to entertain you and your family and friends.

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29 July 2018 | around_town

First artist to exhibit at Riverside Gallery back with new show

Local artist, Nick Bridson Baker is returning to the Riverside Gallery twenty-one years after he became the first artist to exhibit there in 1997.

This time he brings a one-man show, ‘Fun and Fantasy’, of over eighty monotype one-off prints, paintings and drawings.

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29 July 2018 | around_town

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